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Forum: Pacific Southwest Today, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By k9mark
Re: Stanislaus River area vs Kutras Ranch first week of June

Go for the Stanislaus area. There are so many places to fish I dont think youll have a problem. Heck, you could just do yosemite and spend a week just fishing the saddleback lake area for a sierra...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 440
Posted By k9mark
Re: Should I bother fishing when water is high and brown?

I second this....dark brown or black streamers.
Forum: Fly Rods 04-22-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By k9mark
Re: TFO Pro II vs TFO Mangrove 7wt

Ditto, TFO told me they will send rods to the fly shop of your choice to try and it can be sent back. Offer to pay the freight or you could buy something from the shop you need to cover it.
Forum: Fly Rods 04-21-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By k9mark
Re: TFO Pro II vs TFO Mangrove 7wt

I've cast them both and for what your describing...Mangrove, hands down. BUT that is me...you need to go them them for yourself and decide.
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By k9mark
Re: Better fisherman or better fishing water

The first 23 years of my life were spent living in Cumberland County PA. Fished the Yellow Breeches and The Letort primarily along with a long forgotten named local stream. I've been in CA for the...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-19-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By k9mark
Re: sage fly rods

I did a search on the there and the article was dated Feb 20th, 2009.
Forum: Pacific Southwest 04-17-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By k9mark
Re: Smith River/Panther Flat CG Mid June

Call "The Fly Shop" in Redding CA who would be able to give you info on this. They are at 800-669-3474
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By k9mark
Re: Prepping for a trip with flies:(

That's a lot of flies. Go with the rule of three....one for the fish, one for the tree, one for the rock. I would talk to the local flies shops and see whats currently recommended. I would also...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 691
Posted By k9mark
Re: Ultimate indicator nymphing stick?

Well, since everyone ive talked to and read about regarding the method...I wonder if you should get the 5wt vs the 6wt. I say this due to having to overline these rods because the rods are a weight...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-31-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By k9mark
Re: Orvis Recon and H2 tests vs Sage Accel and One

Well. if it were me under those circumstances only, Id go with these rods in order. The One, H2, Recon, and the Accel. I mentioned earlier I would probably go with the H2 tip flex if I was fishing...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-29-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By k9mark
Re: a burning question on everyone's mind

Yanno, there is some truth to the "Found on road dead", "Fix or repair daily", or the "Found on Russian dump" acronyms....just sayin..:icon_bigg:icon_razz
Forum: Fly Rods 03-28-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By k9mark
Re: a burning question on everyone's mind

44 pounds, that's it? pfffft, :icon_razz: :thumbsup:
Forum: Fly Rods 03-28-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By k9mark
a burning question on everyone's mind

Who's making rods for Cabelas, Bass Pro, LL Bean, etc al?
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By k9mark
Re: New Rod: line opinions

sage recommends Rio Gold
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By k9mark
Re: A few minor questions from a novice

A call to Oakley revealed polarized bronze are the best for water according to them
Forum: Fly Rods 03-16-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By k9mark
Re: Orvis Recon and H2 tests vs Sage Accel and One

Both were 5wts. They had no nine foorers so I had to cast the eight and a half footers

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Yes, the H2...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-14-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By k9mark
Re: Orvis Recon and H2 tests vs Sage Accel and One

I preferred the H2 because a faster rod just seems to suit my casting style more.
Forum: Fly Rods 03-13-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By k9mark
Orvis Recon and H2 tests vs Sage Accel and One

Recently I had the opportunity to test cast the Accel and One. I loved the One, Really didn't care for the Accel. So today, I was at the local Orvis store and had the opportunity to cast the Recon...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,770
Posted By k9mark
Re: Stickers and your Fishmobile

In all my years as a Police Officer, if 'I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times...."THOU SHALT NOT LEAVE ITEMS OF ANY KIND IN PLAIN VIEW INSIDE YOUR VEHICLE!" And you know what? Every...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-05-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By k9mark
Re: general fly rod question

The one thing to keep in mind out here is WIND. id tell you to get a 9 footer with a little backbone.
Forum: Fly Reels 02-28-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,714
Posted By k9mark
Re: Status Taylor Reel ?

Arent Allen reels made in china too?
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 926
Posted By k9mark
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,945
Posted By k9mark
Re: April Vokey

If April does read these posts, I'd just like to tell her I know it breaks your heart, but I'm happily married. You'll just have to settle for second fiddle I'm afraid. But there are plenty of...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By k9mark
Re: Practice casting on a lake?

Might I suggest your do an interent search for fly fishing clubs in or near your area. Clubs always have casting clinics which are a great way to attract new members amd fishing companions. I urge...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-15-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By k9mark
Re: Accel vs. ZXL

Well, thats how they feel to me, but you realy have to cast them for yourself to see how they feel for you if you can
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