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Forum: Fly Lines 12-09-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

Hi sndmn11, check out the pic below. It's an 8cm or 4 inch (in old money) Leech with a 4mm Tungsten bead at the head. It gets down quickly.
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Forum: Fly Lines 12-09-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

Just keeping you up to speed.

Bandit is still showing the way here in the UK for me.

Last weekend saw me fishing Leeches to end the day at my local water with 11 nice looking bows.
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Forum: Fly Lines 11-13-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

Hi sndmn11, Mend is a thicker line so less prone to twisting and sits high. Distance Pro is great or if your after a shorter more general purpose line the Exceed is great.

Bandit though is my...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-13-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

Very much so sndmn11, oh yes! Most know me as I love Airflo lines. Super Dri technology offers up some great lines.

If I had to choose 4 lines they'd be. Bandit. Lake Pro but I think in the US...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-13-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,653
Posted By smudger564
Re: Sinking line with streamers

Hi james w 3 3, Streamer Max is a great line. So long as you don't fish long leaders then bouying your fly up in the water column, isn't going to be a problem.

Unweighted streamers and lures are...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-13-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

My apologies sndmn11, Jagging is where a fish continually nips at your fly. More evident with long tailed patterns like Nomads and Streamers etc.

Best regards

Stuart;-)
Forum: Fly Lines 11-12-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

As a continuing thread on this fab line from Airflo. Bandit is piquing interest not just in the UK, but now also from our American friends.

I was asked if I had any more points to add, on using...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-11-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

Here's my initial thoughts on Airflo Super Dri Bandit, from my Facebook page

http://i902.photobucket.com/albums/ac227/smudger564/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0025_edit_zpsh8mvfkji.jpg
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Forum: Fly Lines 11-10-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

Hi Jaybo41, I loved Lake Pro and the long front taper that line has. Bandit is exceptional for those long casts, that just seem effortless.

The rear taper just balances the casting loop, for...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-10-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

Hi east, I regularly use streamer type flies. So far on Bandit I've used leeches which are about 3-4 Inc long. Zonkers, Goldheads and buzzers.

It lends itself to so many workable methods and...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-10-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,697
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo love?

My name is Stuart and I'm an Airflo Addict! Lol

Love em. From G Shock which I used this year and the new Bandit. Super Dri has it all in bucket loads

Great performance but I think, Power Core...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-10-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

Hi sweetandsalt, Glad Tim replied to you. It means you have a great point of contact for Bandit and all your questions can be resolved.

If you need any hints buzz me ok?

Looking forward to...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-10-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

Hi eastfly66, give Tim Rajeff a buzz. He's a North American dealer, as far as I'm aware?

Best regards

Stuart;-)
Forum: Fly Lines 11-10-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By smudger564
Re: Airflo Bandit

http://rs902.pbsrc.com/albums/ac227/smudger564/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0025_edit_zpsh8mvfkji.jpg?w=480&h=480&fit=clip

Hi Sdnmn11, I've used the Bandit twice this last month. The first being a trial...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-28-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By smudger564
Re: Fist taste of success!

Well done Dakota! It's always nice to get one on the bank. You'll be unstoppable now. The beer looks pretty good too:D

Best regards

Stuart:)
Forum: Fly Lines 04-07-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,510
Posted By smudger564
Re: Fly Line Twist

Hi Pegboy, Pull all the line off the reel and take it for a walk for around 200 meters through some long grass.

Once you've done that, wind on and crack on fishing.

You may be rotating your...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By smudger564
Re: Happy New Year!!

Hi All, A very happy New Year to all on the North American Forum from Shropshire in the UK.

Let's hope there are a few sore heads and fond memories.

Best regards

Stuart:)
Forum: Gear Reviews 10-17-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,257
Posted By smudger564
Airflo Hydrotec Jacket

http://www.fishtec.co.uk/Admin/photos/thumb/140-counter-F-HYDROWJ.jpg
Hydrotec Three Quarter Jacket



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Forum: Other Gear 10-14-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By smudger564
Re: Looking for a Buff and Gloves

Hi Vapor10, Give this link a check. Ben from the UK is doing some very smart ones at the mo!

Trying to find a Modern Warfare 2 Ghost half mask is proving difficult though.

If you know a...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-23-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By smudger564
Re: Your "GO TO" fly

http://www.flyforums.co.uk/photos/data/500/thumbs/Fly3.JPG

My Go To flies are from the Flash Straggler series of patterns.

1st Red Flash
2nd Black with a yellow wing
3rd Black with green wing...
Forum: Fly Reels 05-22-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By smudger564
Re: Drag surface area ( Force)

Thanks Flying, I've been smashing through most of the Google info available so far. I need to find another resource.

NIce of you to drop those link for though, Thanks

Best Regards

Stuart:)
Forum: Mountain 05-21-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,501
Posted By smudger564
Re: Banff National Park - Help

Hi, Tried the Bow near the golf course at Bannf some years ago. Caught small cutt throaters which were briiliant sport.

The joke at the time was," we ain't seen a Black Bear here in years". We...
Forum: Fly Reels 05-21-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By smudger564
Drag surface area ( Force)

Hi All, I wonder if anyone knows of a diagram or illustration that shows how the drag works on a fly reel. Going from the lightest setting to the heaviest.

The last one I remember seeing was for...
Forum: Ladies Fly Fishing Forum 02-05-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,906
Posted By smudger564
Re: Need Pink Fly line!!!!!

Hi, Sorry Ladies, Peter doesn't sell these lines anymore. He hasn't updated his website yet, because that's how I found the lines.

Steve Parkes is now doing Pink accessories on fly rods. You can...
Forum: Ladies Fly Fishing Forum 02-02-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,906
Posted By smudger564
Re: Need Pink Fly line!!!!!

Hi all, Did any of you contact Peter Ref Pink Lines? I did forget to mention, he does purple lines too.

I'd be interested in your thoughts and replies.


Best regards

Stuart:)
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