Other hobbies in this time of illegal surfin

Discussion in 'Surfing' started by cheyneskeezer, May 4, 2020.

  1. unforgiven

    unforgiven Active Member

    May 10, 2006
    I enjoy hunting and fishing.
    But because my wife doesn't hunt but loves fishing...I fish a lot and hunt a little. Screenshot_20200505-163355~2.png
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  2. Surfnfish

    Surfnfish Well-Known Member

    Feb 6, 2015
    a quiet cabin in the woods

    If you hunt, you'll likely dig this mid 50's JM Marlin 30-30 I ran across that needed some help ...stripped it down, cleaned up the action, installed a new follower, refinished the wood, installed a recoil pad for my aging shoulder.
    Hunting days are over, still enjoy firearms.
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  3. unforgiven

    unforgiven Active Member

    May 10, 2006
    My wife has aged much better than me.

    Beautiful Marlin!
    I have a Ruger in .308...but I don't hunt with it anymore.
    I have bad neck issues... so I have become a handgun Hunter.
    I can go to the range weekly with absolutely no neck trouble.
    Got a pair of .44Mags.(only bring one on a hunt) Screenshot_20200505-190352~2.png
    Life is good.
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  4. pintail

    pintail Active Member

    Feb 19, 2004
    LA, California
    MTN biking for me, skateboarding for the surf reflexes. Lots of very good MTN bike trails, most of which are open.
  5. sightpoint

    sightpoint Well-Known Member

    Jan 28, 2014
    2' and onshore
    All of the fly-fishing stuff has me inspired. I grew up fishing but never got into fly-fishing, but we have good streams up in the Catskills that are beckoning. I raise brook trout in my science lab every year and release them into the watershed with kids... great way to learn about our water supply, native indicator species, aquatic macros, etc. I had a chance to do a quick little fly tying activity during a meeting once, and it seemed really meditative and fun.

    There are deals sometimes on fly fishing gear on Steep and Cheap that have had me interested but I have no idea where to start. Wormhole opening.
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  6. Surfnfish

    Surfnfish Well-Known Member

    Feb 6, 2015
    a quiet cabin in the woods
    outstanding pair of Ruger GP 100's! Punching Underwoods or Buffalo Bore through those cannons when on the hunt?

    Working on a Ruger right now, my wood carry SP101 .357 3"...Wolff spring kit, new grip and front sight...
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  7. unforgiven

    unforgiven Active Member

    May 10, 2006
    Almost GP100s...they are Redhawks in .44Mag...very similar looking.
    The GP and the SP are equally awesome guns.
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  8. TonyPR

    TonyPR Active Member

    Aug 4, 2014
    Puerto Rico
    Those are the equivalent to two 9’6” single fin rhino chasers! Beautiful!
  9. unforgiven

    unforgiven Active Member

    May 10, 2006
    BTW...this was today... not a bite, but a great day. IMG_20200506_122543724_HDR~2.jpg
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  10. cheyneskeezer

    cheyneskeezer Well-Known Member

    May 30, 2017
    Long Beach CA
    with anything i dabble in i tend to fully dive in. Im always into american made and do it yourself and building something up my self weather it be a mountain bike, or golf clubs or anything i go all in. I like machined parts and do dads. fly fishing seems to be right up my ally. I think im gonna pick up a Abel Tr 4/5 reel and buy a Epic do it yourself rod so i can wrap it myself. I usually get more of a kick out of the process of building something in my garage than using it sometimes usually cause of my actual time i get to do these things. but i do plan on doing some more eastern sierras camping soon with the van so fly fishing seems a must abel-tr-fly-reel-collage.jpg 34135466_10160748724015727_1195223917405405184_n.jpg
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