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New posts Search forums Fishing Magic The UK Fly Fishing Forum Salmon Fishing Forum Sea Trout Forum Thomas Turner. What's new. New posts Latest ... Two years ago I went to South America. My flight from the US to South America was on a foreign carrier and they don't allow rods and reels to be carried …If you’re a truck driver or have ever taken a long road trip, chances are you’ve come across a Flying J truck stop. With over 750 locations across North America, Flying J is one of...Jun 25, 2013. #5. I've used a 6 wt a lot for bass, and have even tossed some very large flies, that would have been easier to cast with an 8 wt. The main difference is distance. The lighter rod will be much more limited for distance the bigger the flies are. However, if you simply scale the flies down a bit, that you have used with the …Featuring fishing tackle offers from retailers, manufacturers and others in the trade. Please see first post for information on how to register. In the unlikely event of a dispute please handle this privately or advise Admin. Please note the …The numbers: Not great. The American luxury leather goods maker reported revenues of $1.22 billion for the quarter ended June 29, an increase of 5.8% from the same period a year be...Nov 3, 2023 · My "indicator" is split about 50/50 between a hopper type fly or a yarn/wool tuft. I may change the leader set up - sometimes - but not the main fly line. I have Cortland 444 Peach WF5F on one rod, Scientific Anglers Mastery Infinity WF5F on another, and factory-spooled Orvis Clearwater WF5F line on my beginner Encounter kit. Introducing the New Cheeky PreLoad 2.0 Fly Reels, the perfect ready-rigged solution. Like its predecessor, the New PreLoad 2.0 comes rigged with plenty of Cheeky Premium 20-lb backing, an all-new green, floating, weight-forward fly line and a 9-foot leader. Just tie on a fly and you are ready to...Thermopolis, Wyoming is a hidden gem for avid fly fishing enthusiasts. Nestled in the heart of the Big Horn Basin, this small town boasts some of the best fly fishing opportunities...I have found over the years that a size 2 or so Crayfish fly on a sink tip line where you hit the bank or structure, let the fly drop to the bottom, make a couple of hard quick strips and pause, let the fly sink back to the bottom, and repeat. I have not found that taking the time to strip the fly back to the boat is productive with crayfish flies.Feb 11, 2024 · Feb 11, 2024. #4. RRRod&GunClub said: The use case for this next rod would largely be for the small spring creeks in dry fly fishing and light nymph work, ie midge and tiny bwos. For the type of pursuit mentioned above, specifically, you need something smaller, I'd opt for a good 7'6" to 8'6" 3 or 4 weight. 106K. 3h ago. Community Rules. Read WashingtonFlyFishing.com community rules. 1.4K. Apr 25, 2023. General Fly Fishing Forums. General Fly …I'm toying with the idea of buying a new 10' 7wt fly rod for trout fishing mostly in lakes from the banks. I am after a rod aimed a catapulting streamers on intermediate or sinking line at the longest possible distance all day. So the rod must be built for distance, but also for sensitivity and positive hook up at distance without "bouncing ...Jul 20, 2020 · If I were to get another 3 weight it would either be the glass FS6634 or the FS7235. The FS7235 is a 5 piece rod and packs down to 18" if you plan on doing some hiking. The shopping is half the fun. I have the GS844, my favorite dry fly rod, a 3 weight in that series would be in the running as well. It kind of depends on where your sympathies lie. The G2 is the better of two (G2 and GS) for dry flies, which relegates the GS to the second-best dry fly rod ever made. The GS has a little more punch, which makes it a little better in the wind, and can handle nymphing a little better than the G2. T.Euro nymphing is not a naughty Google search. It is a style of fly-fishing that uses three nymphs and little or no fly line on the water. The rods used for this method are longer than usual at 9.5 to 11 feet. These rods are rated for standard fly lines (i.e. #4) but often anglers use a level line, which has no taper at all.The Blue Ridge Fly Fisherman's Forum is an open community of fly fisherman, fly tyers, guides and fly shops. Primarily focusing on southern states including NC, VA, GA, SC, …Squirmy wormy's may "lessen the experience" for you. For some of us we are still learning and enjoying any experience we have. Some of us live in places where we don't get to "dry fly" fish all day long. We have to do what we can with what we have. I can tell you that in my first 10 years of fly fishing I could dry fly fish all day.Of course, there are many guides in Alberta on various rivers and if you are seeking a trip on waters we don't guide on we'll certainly point out a few people that we know provide good service. Please feel free to email me at. [email protected]. Dave Jensen. 403 346 1698.Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds. 50 POST RULE! Read This Before Posting.If you’re a truck driver or have ever taken a long road trip, chances are you’ve come across a Flying J truck stop. With over 750 locations across North America, Flying J is one of...The largest, most active online fly fishing community in the region! Join us and enjoy the endless amounts of fly fishing knowledge, stories and conversation! We value your privacy, and vow to NEVER bring in any invasive ad campaigns that use trackers and data harvesting technology. ... It goes against everything this forum was founded on.As for line, I’m a fan of the WF (weight forward) Lines, floating for a 2w. With so many lines on the market, they can really vary in price. With the design and typical use of a short 2w like the Little River, I wouldn’t suggest a ton of backing since this isn’t really a distance rod, but more of a finesse.Mar 1, 2021 · A weighted nymph box, an unweighted nymph box (both of these are just one-sided), a dry fly box (two-sided), a tiny junk fly box (one-sided), and a box for larger random flies I almost never use. The random box I made 25 years ago from a Nintendo cartridge container and foam, back when l lived in Oregon where steelhead were around. Introducing the New Cheeky PreLoad 2.0 Fly Reels, the perfect ready-rigged solution. Like its predecessor, the New PreLoad 2.0 comes rigged with plenty of Cheeky Premium 20-lb backing, an all-new green, floating, weight-forward fly line and a 9-foot leader. Just tie on a fly and you are ready to...Feb 7, 2014. #1. Been looking real hard at one of these. Thinking about getting one for my Sage ONE 8'6" 4 wt. Since it is a light weight and shorter rod. Always wanted to try a click/pawl reel and this rod will be used strictly for trout on smaller streams so I think this might be a perfect combo. It is the lightest reel made that I know of.Planned trips (lodging secured) are: early May with the wife on the Missouri, after two days she flies home and my buddy flies in for a few days. Mid August fishing on the Madison with my teenage daughter, which will mostly include playing a round of golf on the drive up. Late August fishing on the Madison and Yellowstone with the wife.It depends on what species of fish you are pursuing and where. The books mentioned are primarily about trout in rivers, but soft hackles are also effective for some warm water species in Lakes. Mainly trout in the lower illinois river in oklahoma. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk.If you fish a long stick, like a switch, or Czech nymph rod, go for the longer handle. Makes life so much better. Sounds like they will be coming out with a long handle/skinny next season. By the by Ard, a sharpy marker works on the handle of the Nomad. Now we have a measure net, with my name on it.Reaction score. 112. Location. On a trout stream/Suburban Pittsburgh. Apr 5, 2016. #6. 8'6 is an ideal rod length for the Driftless, especially if you only have one rod. You're in great shape. 8'6 #4 was my most used rod on the smaller streams but I'd fish a 9'0 on the larger water.Jul 20, 2020 · If I were to get another 3 weight it would either be the glass FS6634 or the FS7235. The FS7235 is a 5 piece rod and packs down to 18" if you plan on doing some hiking. The shopping is half the fun. I have the GS844, my favorite dry fly rod, a 3 weight in that series would be in the running as well. Dry Fly Purist; as in those persons who would gently toss a dry fly upon the water and carefully mend and drift to a waiting fish rather than anything else. There have been times in my life that no form of fishing could have possibly delivered the joy and satisfaction that i received from the act of fishing the dry fly.Apr 27, 2023. #1. Part 1: Just got the DB Ideal Nymph 10' 1wt to compliment my T&T Contact II 10' 2wt and 3wt. Bought from Dakota Angler with a 10% discount because it was my first purchase with them. They called the same day to confirm that the address was correct which they routinely do for first time purchases which.Jul 18, 2020 · The contact II , at least in the 10 ft 2wt must be a much more comfortable rod to fish: the contact 10ft 2inch 2 wt weighed 2.93 which balanced with a 6.7 oz reel for a total weight of 9.63. the contact II 10ft 2 wt weighs 2.96 which balances with a 4,23 oz reel for a total wt of 7.19 oz. the contact II is also slightly faster (AA 67 vs63) I ... General Fly Fishing Forums. General Fly Fishing Discussion. FISHING MAGIC NAFFF SALMON FISHING SEA TROUT. North American FFF. Jump to Latest …The 590 reminds me of my Sage SP 590 but possessing a more precise and reactive front 1/3. Sunday I took it to a local reservoir known for the size of its fish as it is C&R. 15' leaders with light chronomid and scuds suspended under an indi. Great. 6' with a 4" Catch All fishing drop offs and weedbeds @ 30'.Location. Utah. May 10, 2019. #4. A box for streamers, a box for Caddis (all parts of the life cycle, but mostly dries/emergers), a box for (dries) mayflies/terrestrials, a box for nymphs (mostly small tailwater stuff), a box for midges, a box for BWO's. Just the way I do it.70. Location. Northern California. Jun 7, 2013. #2. I haven't lived in Indiana for more than 30 years, so I'm not the best source of information, but my suggestions would be: 1) Call "Flymasters of Indianapolis" and ask them for advice, I'm sure they'd help you. Nice fly shop on the North side of town. 2) The White River runs right through the ...One thing to realize about ultralight fly rods and their lines is that the stepdown increment gets smaller as the line weights get lighter. So the effective difference down to a 0-weight isn't much from a 1-weight. Actually, the increment from a 2-weight to a 0-weight is about the same as from a 3-weight to a 2-weight.Another great sub surface fly is a soft hackle fly.I tied a couple last year just goofing off and was amazed at how well the bluegill love them.They like the peacock body soft hackle and one i tie with a red floss body with a small piece if gold tinsel wrapped on the hook for the butt.Almost never fail to catch fish on these 2.They work great ...McCall, ID. Jul 21, 2014. #2. I've done 2 "tours" of New Mexico, one for work and one for school. While there are certainly better fly fishing spots in the west, NM can be decent depending on where in the state you land. My favorite part of the state for fly fishing is the Taos area. Quick access to the Red River and the Cimmaron.A zucchini slaw is a refreshing and unique twist for this Mexican, seafood entrée fish taco recipe, which packs a wallop of flavor while also hitting all the healthy criteria. For ...Jan 6, 2011 · The UK Fly Fishing Forum. Salmon Fishing Forum. Sea Trout Forum. Thomas Turner. Menu Log in Register Home. Forums. Fly Tyer's Round Table General Fly Tying ... Oct 29, 2023. #5. American guides, particularly in the Rocky Mountain west recognize that many of their clients are inadequately skilled at dry fly presentation but want to catch fish. Lobing a pair of weighted flies hung under a bobber allows the guide to row his sports through favorable current seams thus fishing the subsurface flies for them ...If you fish a long stick, like a switch, or Czech nymph rod, go for the longer handle. Makes life so much better. Sounds like they will be coming out with a long handle/skinny next season. By the by Ard, a sharpy marker works on the handle of the Nomad. Now we have a measure net, with my name on it.13. Location. southern Ohio. May 27, 2011. #1. I'm low on line cleaner and was thinking of trying ArmorAll (wipes?) as an alternative to the products marketed as fly line cleaner. I've seen it suggested on forums, but I have no idea which ArmorAll product (s) would be suitable for this use.13. Location. southern Ohio. May 27, 2011. #1. I'm low on line cleaner and was thinking of trying ArmorAll (wipes?) as an alternative to the products marketed as fly line cleaner. I've seen it suggested on forums, but I have no idea which ArmorAll product (s) would be suitable for this use.McCall, ID. Jul 21, 2014. #2. I've done 2 "tours" of New Mexico, one for work and one for school. While there are certainly better fly fishing spots in the west, NM can be decent depending on where in the state you land. My favorite part of the state for fly fishing is the Taos area. Quick access to the Red River and the Cimmaron.Jan 24, 2017 · 5,560. Location. Albuquerque, NM. Jan 24, 2017. #2. If your budget can take an extra $100 hit, the Scott Flex is reputed to be one of the best 6-weights at any price, anywhere. It also now has the option of either the traditional trout grip, and the full wells with a fighting butt. EDIT: By the way, love your handle! 4. Apr 4, 2014. #4. Fluorocarbon is a good tippet material for nymphing and streamer fishing. I use mono for dry flies. Frog Hair makes some really good tippet materials for dry fly fishing. Dedicated tippet materials are more supple than lines made to be used for main line. Hope this is useful.Look in the ultralight fly fishing forum. The whole forum is for rods in the 000-3 weight range. B. Bent Undergrowth Well-known member. Messages 303 Reaction score 220 Location Great Lakes. ... American Fork, UT. Sep 5, 2020 #18 My buddy just bought a Scott G Series 843 and he let me fish it for a bit …11,642. Location. South of the Catskills. Jul 19, 2021. #1. A real loose for the aficionados of fly reels, the innovative reel artist Ari't Hart of Holland has died. He was, I believe, the first to incorporate one-way bearings as a method of actuating a disc drag (at least the first I knew of) and, working largely in his home, built one after ...The North American F-86 Sabre is regarded by many as the last pure fighter plane. Find facts, photos, and specifications for this classic airplane. Advertisement The North America...Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico. Post fishing reports, ask for information, discuss this area...Squirmy wormy's may "lessen the experience" for you. For some of us we are still learning and enjoying any experience we have. Some of us live in places where we don't get to "dry fly" fish all day long. We have to do what we can with what we have. I can tell you that in my first 10 years of fly fishing I could dry fly fish all day.But mostly, the drag just breaks a fishes heart..... To answer your question about money and weight; here, we often need extra backing to chase a fish in heavy water. So go up one size at least on a reel. Eg. 4-5, 6-7. Allows you to use a "heavier" reel on a lighter rod, but keeps it balanced.5. Location. Sherrills Ford, NC. Jan 4, 2010. #3. Welcome to the board, from where you will be there are tail waters, stocked streams and wild trout streams with native brookies all within an hours drive. Here a couple of links that will give you some information on the area and the streams that are available with the hatch …When planning your next trip, it’s crucial to be aware of the specific flight requirements set by the airline you’ll be flying with. American Airlines, one of the largest and most ...General discussions regarding fly fishing as a whole. Ask questions. Get answers...Fargo/Bozeman. Jan 13, 2022. #2. camlloyd said: Hello all, I am going to Kalispell the last week of June with my wife and six-month-old. I'm going to do a guided trip but think I will only be able to convince the wife to let me do a half-day trip. Any guide recommendations? I am staying on the Flathead River near the lake but am unsure if ...DB What to watch for today Greece is the word for the ECB. European Central Bank president Mario Draghi is expected to call for a new deal with the country’s creditors today as the...Western Washington. Feb 4, 2022. #6. I've been in this area for quite a while, and there is nothing even vaguely comparable to what you will find on the East side of the state, Idaho, Montana, etc, etc. Some activity in lakes, but rivers with good populations of trout are unfortunately somewhat hard to come by.It depends on what species of fish you are pursuing and where. The books mentioned are primarily about trout in rivers, but soft hackles are also effective for some warm water species in Lakes. Mainly trout in the lower illinois river in oklahoma. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk.Fly fishing for coarse fish, salmon, trout, sea trout, and grayling - infact anything!Today, the early Powell bamboo rods easily can sell for $2,000. But fly-fishers form a tightly knit group in which three generations of Powells hold seats of honor. When rods from imported bamboo first started being made in the United States, between 1910 and 1920, most came out of production rod companies.Jan 28, 2024 · Jan 28, 2024. #1. I attended the Show both Friday and Saturday, meeting several Forum members which was really nice, saw friends from TGF and PHWFF as well as numerous long-time fly fishing industry personal. There appeared to be a larger turnover from one company to another than I have experienced in the past but everyone was convivial towards ... The fly would overwhelm the weight of the line, to a degree where accuracy would suffer. The flies would pendulum against that too-light fly line. A 6 wt line is better suited to making the weight and air resistance of these flies disappear. Our industry has lost it's way with regard to line weight and fly size.Dry Fly Purist; as in those persons who would gently toss a dry fly upon the water and carefully mend and drift to a waiting fish rather than anything else. There have been times in my life that no form of fishing could have possibly delivered the joy and satisfaction that i received from the act of fishing the dry fly.Minimal price difference between Ross and Abel. I beg to differ regarding the price difference. Abel SDF 5/6 $845. Ross Evo LTX $475. Include an extra spool and: Abel w/ Spool $1,479. Ross w/Spool $831. That's a big difference. Also, Ross reels are absolutely fantastic quality.#1 · Aug 3, 2018. Has anyone else tried to access the North american Forum today?. Seems to be down and I can't get on it. hno: Sort by Oldest first. Guest Discussion …Nov 3, 2023 · My "indicator" is split about 50/50 between a hopper type fly or a yarn/wool tuft. I may change the leader set up - sometimes - but not the main fly line. I have Cortland 444 Peach WF5F on one rod, Scientific Anglers Mastery Infinity WF5F on another, and factory-spooled Orvis Clearwater WF5F line on my beginner Encounter kit. Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds. 50 POST RULE! Read This Before Posting.Feb 4, 2022 · Western Washington. Feb 4, 2022. #6. I've been in this area for quite a while, and there is nothing even vaguely comparable to what you will find on the East side of the state, Idaho, Montana, etc, etc. Some activity in lakes, but rivers with good populations of trout are unfortunately somewhat hard to come by. On the one hand, the Payload was introduced after the Bass II was discontinued and both were designed for throwing big flies with compact head/overweighted lines. But there's a 10" difference in length for most models (most Payloads are 8'9", but the 10 and 11 wts are longer), so that suggests a completely different rod.I have found over the years that a size 2 or so Crayfish fly on a sink tip line where you hit the bank or structure, let the fly drop to the bottom, make a couple of hard quick strips and pause, let the fly sink back to the bottom, and repeat. I have not found that taking the time to strip the fly back to the boat is productive with crayfish flies.American Airlines is one of the largest and most prominent airlines in the United States, offering a wide range of domestic and international flights. When flying with American Air...Jun 25, 2012 · Location. Houston. Jun 25, 2012. #2. Take I-45 south to Galveston till you hit Sea Wall, then left (east). Proceed east till this ends and you will see a large salt water lake called "the Lagoon" on your right. It isn't surf or bay with moslty hard-ish bottom. Location. Prague, Czech Republic. May 14, 2021. #1. Hey guys! I'm considering Euro rod for trophy parts (where you can encounter trouts 20-30 inches / 50-70cm). These rivers are usually mid to large size, with deep pools. I wanna use it for heavier nymphs and streamers on mono leader. Since most of my regular nymphing is done for …Jan 27, 2015 · This reduced weight combined with the superior dependability of 6061 bar stock aluminum, provides a reel that is as bulletproof as it is light." The Sage Click website says, " Fully machined 6061-T6 aerospace grade aluminum. Cold forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity". 13. Location. southern Ohio. May 27, 2011. #1. I'm low on line cleaner and was thinking of trying ArmorAll (wipes?) as an alternative to the products marketed as fly line cleaner. I've seen it suggested on forums, but I have no idea which ArmorAll product (s) would be suitable for this use.The North American F-86 Sabre is regarded by many as the last pure fighter plane. Find facts, photos, and specifications for this classic airplane. Advertisement The North America...Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds. 50 POST RULE! Read This Before Posting.Stillwater Fly Fishing. Discuss stillwater techniques, patterns used, ask questions, get answers on the best way to fish stillwaters. 1.. Apr 19, 2023 · Apr 19, 2023. #1. I livIn this guide, we share the best ways to fly to New Zealand with point Feb 20, 2019 · For fishing small water in an ultra lite fashion it would be a sweet rod with action similar to today’s Winston B3X. In fact, you might check to see if you can get a 2wt B3X on sale that in my opinion, approximates the flex and action of the Sage 389. I have 2 B3X’s and really like them. My 2 cents. Best, SR. 2,825. Location. Oslo. Feb 18, 2023. #3. Guideline are known to offer some very good rods, both sh and dh. The sh NT:8 #7 is the only one in their current line up i’v fished with, and I fancy it a lot. I’v had some Guideline rods over the years. My first was part of a mid priced rod/reel/line package I had as a student. FL. Sep 19, 2021. #4. Welcome to the forum tiggbigms252 - Location. Michigan. May 8, 2022. #1. Some of you may or may not know that just over a year ago, rod designer for Thomas & Thomas, Joe Goodspeed left T&T and shortly after began putting together a plan to rebrand and bring Diamondback Fly Rods back from the dead so to speak... His first priority and why I am posting this here was to design a new ... But mostly, the drag just breaks a fishes heart..... To answer your qu...

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