The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum > Tackle Talk > Gear Reviews

Gear Reviews Get the reviews you need. Hear it from the pros. Post your own reviews...

Like Tree6Likes

Comment
 
LinkBack Review Tools Display Modes
Flying Pig~Liquid Series 9' 8wt.
A shockingly great rod
Guest1
11-04-2012
When I opened the package at the Post Office the first thing I was struck with was the extremely nice case. I have never seen a nicer case. The rod when I got it home was equally impressive as far as looks and quality go. It has black wraps that are flawless. It has a very large loop tip and an...
  #20 (permalink)  
By delopez on 11-19-2012, 07:03 AM
Default Re: Flying Pig~Liquid Series 9' 8wt.

Quote:
Originally Posted by stuie675 View Post
Yeah I am from Kansas City area, but Bennett is my childhood fishing area that my gpa took me to so I like to try and get down there when I can. Typically I go middle of week when no one is there since I am usually a loner when it comes to fishing, but I am always game on meeting people and finding new spots. I am also wanting to get down to the white river area, there is even a spot of land in AK that is for sale on craigslist that i was tempted to hit him up on, but I have a pending offer fora job overseas so we will see haha
Nice! I'm from the Saint Joseph area! Not too far from you. I've been trying to spey rod the Missouri, for, well, anything that will bite. But, I've been gearing up with 8wts (including the flying pig) to take on the large amount of lakes that we have around here. Of course, I'll be throwing from a boat, but I'm trying to target walleye, bass, etc. I'm always in need of another fishing partner!
Reply With Quote
  #21 (permalink)  
By comeonavs on 10-02-2014, 09:39 AM
Member reviews
Performance
100%100%100%
10
Build Quality
80%80%80%
8
Appearance
80%80%80%
8
Value
100%100%100%
10
Overall
90%90%90%
9
Average 90%
Default Re: Flying Pig~Liquid Series 9' 8wt.

Bumping a two year old review. We see a lot of which rod should I get BVK or Mangrove type of threads. I fished my 9'7wt Flying pig yesterday and it was awesome. I wasn't chucking big stuff just yet but easily could have. This rod for its performance and price point should absolutely be a part of those conversations.


This rod is a quality build, extremely fast action but yet not broomstick type of quality. Out side of the reel set which is fine just not in the caliber of what you find on $800 rods ( Sage , Scott etc etc ). The reel seat is very fine and does what it's supposed to which is hold the reel.

I was able to perform short cast delicately enough and then turn and punch 60' of line into a stout breeze and perform a reach cast or arial mend (as good as I can).

I ran the 7wt with RIO gold WF8F as the guy I bought it from said it would be a great combo and it was. For the once or twice a year I will streamer or boat fish, this rod just does all I need and then some...no need for the $800 counterpart for me.
Last edited by comeonavs; 10-02-2014 at 01:57 PM..
Reply With Quote
Comment

Review Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Review Review Starter Category Comments Last Post
powder or liquid colin272 Coldwater Fly Fishing 25 09-11-2012 09:40 AM
Liquid Image Explorer Series 304 Underwater Digital Camera/Camcorder Mask 8MP Ebay USA Digital Cameras for sale 0 05-17-2012 10:00 PM
Liquid Image Underwater Digital Camera Mask 5MP Video Series CM310 Scuba Diving Ebay USA Digital Cameras for sale 0 01-29-2012 01:50 PM
flying with flies? rjw General Discussion 12 11-18-2011 09:25 PM
Liquid Images 5 MP Underwater Digital Camera/Video Mask Ebay USA Digital Cameras for sale 0 08-13-2011 02:30 PM













All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:10 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
2005-2014 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.