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by Tom Benson
Wed Dec 16, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Manshit
Topic: Boasting & bragging .. New subsection
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Re: Boasting & bragging .. New subsection

Sir ........Flying Past...........Please explain ? I'm way past you ........ yet not forget ..... before yes .. was YYFGH Tom. PS .. one of My Greatest .......... Donald Downs , friends ...... TRULY Please Do Not forget ???? Tom
by Tom Benson
Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Manshit
Topic: Boasting & bragging .. New subsection
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Boasting & bragging .. New subsection

Any ideas on forming the above : some place to .....complain , winge , boast , gossip & generally " Speak Openly " Without favour & especially without insult ? Reason for : next May ( 2021 ) ..I,ll have been fly fishing 70 years ( not, my Cranial circumference ) And....... Tom. :sorcerer: :sorcerer:...
by Tom Benson
Wed Dec 16, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Saltwater Fly Reels
Replies: 39
Views: 1831

Re: Saltwater Fly Reels

:upside: Hi Graeme, thanks for that . No way I,ll sell my Reels ( I have traction on selling Fly fishing gear ) :glare: I've gone for the 9500 .........already have the 9600 , effectively for pelagic fishing . Anyway ...... opportunity for serious saltwater Fly fishing , here in Blightylesshumdrum B...
by Tom Benson
Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Saltwater Fly Reels
Replies: 39
Views: 1831

Re: Saltwater Fly Reels

Hi Paul ........ looking forward to my Mako . But , did I choose to soon ?
Can't wait to try the deep reel on my HT 10....... Perhaps ; a 12 wt on the way?

regards to you all & a happy Next Year .............Tom. :sorcerer:
by Tom Benson
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Saltwater Fly Reels
Replies: 39
Views: 1831

Re: Saltwater Fly Reels

I have , absolutely now connection with the Mako Reel company !
But ....... having received the 9600 Reel ...... a wonder :
Have just ordered the 9500 Reel
Will not pass comment ............
GREAT. ............Tom
by Tom Benson
Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Costa Rica
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Re: Costa Rica

:upside: Sakke, haven't decided yet on , either Pacific Coast or Carib Coast .... I know lots of folk who have visited both ; leaving me to explore the possibilities further. Because of my interest in Wildlife & Conservation matters , might be better if I stay away from the Interior ? Any further in...
by Tom Benson
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Saltwater Fly Reels
Replies: 39
Views: 1831

Re: Saltwater Fly Reels

Mako 9600 reel arrived this morning [ Thurs. 3 / 12 ]. ; absolutely gobsmacked , both by engineering quality & delivery service . Also included a useful present ..... thanx for all info. Tom
by Tom Benson
Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Costa Rica
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Costa Rica

Folks.......
any information regarding Salt / freshwater , fishing in this ; wonderland
Tom
by Tom Benson
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Saltwater Fly Reels
Replies: 39
Views: 1831

Re: Saltwater Fly Reels

Of interest to Saltwater Reel Users....... In his very interesting book , Salt Walter Fly fishing Fundamentals ... Peter Morse , of this parish ; Recommends the use of an anticorrosive { a very useful concept for the saltwater community }... Duralac. Tom ps , I have no connection wiff this company :...
by Tom Benson
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Saltwater Fly Reels
Replies: 39
Views: 1831

Re: Saltwater Fly Reels

Will reserve further comments on this subject .......until the Mako Reel arrives....{ and I've had an opportunity to try it ooot } Many thanks to all who have contributed ............ Confession .. excepting for my Danielson Original ( Nymph used on my 7 ' 6 " X 3 wt ) am exclusively ......WW Lamson...

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