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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.The North American trade landscape is a dynamic and interconnected system that presents numerous opportunities for collaboration. With the United States, Canada, and Mexico at its ...Nov 24, 2011 · The UK Fly Fishing Forum. Salmon Fishing Forum. Sea Trout Forum. Thomas Turner. ... Basically Dry Fly and Streamer Fishing Discussion not nymph or Indi posts. 1; 2; 3 ... 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.I’m looking for a 8‘6“ 4 weight, medium-fast action, trout rod that will be used in small to medium sized streams. 20-30’ casts being the norm, max 50’. Mostly dry and dry-dropper fishing with #14-20 size flies. Normally, I would be looking at the mid-range options (Loomis IMX, Sage, Scott...Banff means r upper Bow and Park waters. Usual alpine stream fishing. Lower Bow much better fishing for bigger with guides and ff center around town Fernie. You can also rent a pontoon/shuttle in a few couple shops. Bad news/warning: depend of the year Bow and other rivers may still run very high in …Stillwater Fly Fishing. Discuss stillwater techniques, patterns used, ask questions, get answers on the best way to fish stillwaters. 1.3,454. Location. quiet corner, ct. May 19, 2015. #3. That far up the Hendricksons will still be around, caddis season will just be starting and you'll likely see some BWOs. For me, I'll be sticking with mostly streamers and wet flies. The last 2 years, first week of June, my best salmon came on a black ghost tied Clouser style, but all kinds …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.FL. Sep 19, 2021. #4. Welcome to the forum tiggbigms252 - Not sure what your budget may be, but for a glass creek rod I'd recommend the Epic 370 or 476. I fish the Epic 476 and love it. On small streams, you seldom cast more than 35', usually 15'-25', and at that distance Epic FastGlass2 rods really shine. They offer a rod building kit that's a ...Oct 24, 2021 · The best fly fishing advice I’ve ever heard came from noted author, lecturer and casting instructor Gary Borger. “Of the the things that are important in fly fishing, on a scale of 1 - 10, DRAG is 1,000”. Learn to cast, mend and eliminate drag. The best way to do that is get on the river and fish. Nov 22, 2023 · 409. Nov 22, 2023. #1. As much as I love fly fishing, it remains a close second to upland bird hunting with my dogs of which I have been blessed with several very good dogs. Last years record snow and summer rains revitalized the habitat to a great extent although much of the CRP has gone back into production. A couple pics from last week. CO. Feb 5, 2022. #1. I bought my first Taylor reel. I like the fact that Matt of Taylor is a sponsor to this forum and that he really has an eye for aesthetics at a very reasonable price. I did buy the 4-6 wt Enigma 2.0 in Offshore Blue. Fully machined weighing 4.4 oz and perfectly balancing my T&T Contact 10'3wt with backing and SA DT3 fly line.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.The below is from Orvis Fly Fishing "Live Chat": Paul C.: Ok the first impregnated rod came out in 1954 Paul C.: All of the information regarding those early rods are on this page. The agent is sending you to Bamboo Information Page - Wesley D. Jordan Biography. "The result was just what Duckie Corkran (2nd owner of Orvis) and Wes …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.There are a few miles of flowing river (White River) just below Beaver Dam, depending upon the level of Table Rock. Not nearly as well-known as the tailwaters of the White and North Fork below Bull Shoals and Norfork dams, but decent fishing. A little farther away yet is Lake Taneycomo in Missouri south of Branson, great trout fishing.1. Apr 4, 2018. #1. Hi all, I have been collecting the old Orvis Graphite fly rods for some time now and accumulated Orvis catalogs from 1975 to 2003. In order to share the information and streamside experiences I started a Facebook page Vintage Orvis Graphite Fly rods. Should you want any information, please post a question there.Assurances that most casualties in a war with North Korea would take place on the Korean Peninsula are not sitting well with South Koreans. Don’t worry: If the North Korea crisis e...Location. Sisters, OR. Apr 5, 2023. #17. Ok - I'm back and have a report. The rollers come in a 10 pack - they are far smaller than I anticipated - as small as a small tippet ring. They are plastic so if you use forceps to work with, you have to be careful not to squish them. So they are $2.5/piece.Fifth-freedom flights from North America can offer some terrific value when redeeming points or miles. See which routes and carriers are the best to book. Editor’s note: This is a ...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.Nov 18, 2015 · The UK Fly Fishing Forum. Salmon Fishing Forum. Sea Trout Forum. Thomas Turner. Menu Log in Register Home. Forums. General Fly Fishing Discussion Jan 13, 2022 · 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 ... Oct 24, 2021 · The best fly fishing advice I’ve ever heard came from noted author, lecturer and casting instructor Gary Borger. “Of the the things that are important in fly fishing, on a scale of 1 - 10, DRAG is 1,000”. Learn to cast, mend and eliminate drag. The best way to do that is get on the river and fish. FL. Sep 19, 2021. #4. Welcome to the forum tiggbigms252 - Not sure what your budget may be, but for a glass creek rod I'd recommend the Epic 370 or 476. I fish the Epic 476 and love it. On small streams, you seldom cast more than 35', usually 15'-25', and at that distance Epic FastGlass2 rods really shine. They offer a rod …As far as fish-fighting ability, the GS 884 is fine, maybe even a little better than the others because of the light tippet one fishes on that river. It is really more the weather conditions that dictate the selection of rod …Threads 42,129 Posts 208,027 Members 10,891 Active Members 161. Welcome to our newest member, essaereIn this comprehensive guide, we share the best ways to fly to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates from North America with points and miles. We may be compensated when you click on pr...The natural resources which enabled the growth of the North American middle colonies included the availability of soil suitable to growing staple crops and raising livestock, abund...A forum community dedicated to fly fishing and sporting enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about safety, licenses, tips, tricks, rivers, reviews, accessories, …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 ...Fly fishing forums are a haven for like-minded anglers who can talk about patterns, casting, and techniques all day. Lack local friends who share your hobby? Turn to a fly fishing forum. The …I'm a big 6wt fan and have a slow action 7'6" 6wt Cabela's CGR glass rod for my small water fishing, a 6wt TFO Axiom II-X for my heavier streamer/bass/carp fishing, and the 6wt Pro II was there as my medium-fast all-around trout rod that also doubled as a great rod for short to medium distance bass fishing when the Axiom II-X felt like overkill.North American Fly Patterns | Salmon Fishing Forum. Home. Forums. Fly Tying. North American Fly Patterns. Filters. 1 1 of 31 31. Wringer. Plugs. 1d ago. …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.Dec 10, 2013. #17. You should try to cast accurately into an 18 inch circle at 50 feet, 12 inch circle at 40 feet and a 6 inch circle at 30 feet. In terms of distance with a dry fly try to cast 80 - 85 feet, all casts with a 9 ft 5 wt rod.For PRIVATE sales, swaps or wanted ads for fly fishing related goods only. For COMMERCIAL posts first register as a Business member, pay the nominal fee and post in the Business Classifieds. In the unlikely event of a dispute please handle this privately or advise Admin. No Bumping please!Dec 10, 2013. #17. You should try to cast accurately into an 18 inch circle at 50 feet, 12 inch circle at 40 feet and a 6 inch circle at 30 feet. In terms of distance with a dry fly try to cast 80 - 85 feet, all casts with a 9 ft 5 wt rod.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. What's new | The North American Fly Fishing Forum - sponsored by Thomas Turner. Home. What's new New posts Latest activity. Latest posts. Anyone …1. Apr 4, 2018. #1. Hi all, I have been collecting the old Orvis Graphite fly rods for some time now and accumulated Orvis catalogs from 1975 to 2003. In order to share the information and streamside experiences I started a Facebook page Vintage Orvis Graphite Fly rods. Should you want any information, please post a question there.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.CTS out of New Zealand builds some very nice fast glass blanks, and there are plenty of builders around to build one if you don't want to do it yourself. Of course, the Epics and Orvis Superfine Glass are great also. For somebody looking for a faster glass rod, there are many fine examples available today.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.3,454. Location. quiet corner, ct. May 19, 2015. #3. That far up the Hendricksons will still be around, caddis season will just be starting and you'll likely see some BWOs. For me, I'll be sticking with mostly streamers and wet flies. The last 2 years, first week of June, my best salmon came on a black ghost tied Clouser style, but all kinds …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 …Waterloo, IL. Mar 1, 2019. #1. I decided to post here because it seems the closest type of watercraft to a canoe, although drift boats might also suffice. I am 69 and still own 5 canoes. My 3 workhouses are a Mad River MR explorer, an MR revelation (which is a 17 ft explorer hull), a Kevlar prospector, and a Bell Northwind at 40 lbs.A forum community dedicated to fly fishing and sporting enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about safety, licenses, tips, tricks, rivers, reviews...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 ...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 ...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.I'm a big 6wt fan and have a slow action 7'6" 6wt Cabela's CGR glass rod for my small water fishing, a 6wt TFO Axiom II-X for my heavier streamer/bass/carp fishing, and the 6wt Pro II was there as my medium-fast all-around trout rod that also doubled as a great rod for short to medium distance bass fishing when the Axiom II-X felt like overkill.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 ...The North American Fly Fishing Forum - sponsored by Thomas Turner. New posts. New Member Introductions. Threads. 2.6K. Messages. 19.8K. D. Why I call …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.As far as fish-fighting ability, the GS 884 is fine, maybe even a little better than the others because of the light tippet one fishes on that river. It is really more the weather conditions that dictate the selection of rod …Northern California. Mar 19, 2012. #9. A guy came into the fly shop with an inexpensive new Eagle Claw that he got from the flea market. He wanted to figure out whether to put a 4 or a 5 weight line in it, and it would be a good starter for his kid. The rod snapped at the ferrule after a few minutes of casting.Rules for flying the American Flag fall under several categories: the folding and unfolding of the flag, the method of display, the definition of a flag and flag proportions. All f...The Force M1, FAST ACTION fly rod is a carbon blended graphite rod, designed specifically for musky by Limit Creek Fishing Rod Company and Gabe Schubert, renowned musky fly fisherman. A serious tool for serious anglers, pursuing big fish with huge flies.A unique handle configuration combines an...American Airlines is one of the leading airlines in the United States, known for its extensive domestic and international flight network. If you’ve always dreamt of exploring the h...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".Post any comments or questions regarding fly reels...I'm a big 6wt fan and have a slow action 7'6" 6wt Cabela's CGR glass rod for my small water fishing, a 6wt TFO Axiom II-X for my heavier streamer/bass/carp fishing, and the 6wt Pro II was there as my medium-fast all-around trout rod that also doubled as a great rod for short to medium distance bass fishing when the Axiom II-X felt like overkill.If you can handle a 3-piece rod, the 8' 3wt WT is one of the best small-stream rods ever. Scott: G2 in #2, #3 and #4 in 7'7" and 8'4". The 7'7" 2wt and 8'4" 3wt are superstars in this series. The 8'8" 3wt is maybe the best of all but it is a lot of rod for small streams and IMHO is better suited to fishing dry flies on bigger …A few years ago I drove from California to North Carolina for Christmas with my dog. I had originally planned to fly for our month-long visit, but at 22 pounds, my pooch ended up b...Location. East Coast. Oct 3, 2022. #24. TristianSutton said: Best money no issue: Thomas and Thomas contact ii. Best mid range: Diamondback ideal nymph. Best budget syndicate p2. I’ve fished a laundry list of European nymphing rods and as it sits in October 2022 those are my three choices for best.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.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.Reaction score. 72. Aug 30, 2020. #15. I like the SA euro nymph kit especially for beginners. Give both the fly line and leader a good stretch, tie on your tippet and nymphs to the ring and go fish. I tried using the 20# maxima as line and the SA line has less coils and better handling feel.North American seagulls do migrate, but the distances of migration vary among species. For example, Franklin’s Gulls migrate from Canada to Mexico while Herring Gulls fly from Cana...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 ... 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 …Traveling can be stressful, especially when you have to make multiple connections and switch planes. American Airlines offers nonstop flights to many destinations, making your jour...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...106K. 3h ago. Community Rules. Read WashingtonFlyFishing.com community rules. 1.4K. Apr 25, 2023. General Fly Fishing Forums. General Fly …. The Fora platform includes forum software by XenForo. Vertica3,454. Location. quiet corner, ct. May 19, 2015. The North American Fly Fishing Forum. Let's talk about fly fishing in the North American Fly Fishing Forum. Share your fly fishing adventure & experiences, … They'll go wild for flies that imitate their n Arizona, Utah, and Nevada. Post fishing reports, ask for information, discuss this area...Nov 17, 2023 · The Force M1, FAST ACTION fly rod is a carbon blended graphite rod, designed specifically for musky by Limit Creek Fishing Rod Company and Gabe Schubert, renowned musky fly fisherman. A serious tool for serious anglers, pursuing big fish with huge flies.A unique handle configuration combines an... Assurances that most casualties in a war with Nor...

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