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Forum: Fly Rods 05-13-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Roast
New 6wt Fly Rod... Need help

Hello Everyone,

I have recently moved to Calgary, AB, Canada and now have the opportunity to fish the Bow river. The Bow is a larger river and I want to get a 4 piece 9' 6wt. I currently have a 2...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,126
Posted By Roast
Re: Zodiac or Pontoon?

Thanks Joni and Frank for your advice,

I think that I have been persuaded to go the pontoon route. I think that I am going to go with a North Fork Madison River ST. I have been reading reviews...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,126
Posted By Roast
Zodiac or Pontoon?

Hello,

I am debating between getting a pontoon and a zodiac style boat. I was initially going to go with a outcast discovery 9 ir, but have found a number of cheaper zodiac style boats like the...
Forum: Other Gear 04-04-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By Roast
Re: Rio Selective trout line peeling...

Hey,

Just thought that I would give everyone an update on the troubles I had with the selective trout line. I checked my guides and there were no sharp edges that could have peeled the coating. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Roast
Re: Rookie Fly Fisherman Seeking Help

I just started fly fishing last year, and went through similar experiences. Here are some sites that I found useful:

Fly Fishing For Beginners (http://www.hooked-on-flies.com/index.htm)

Fly...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,249
Posted By Roast
Re: what fly gear did ya get for x-mas!

I was super spoiled this year... Simms Guide waders and fly tying starter tools (vice ect). I'm pretty much blown away. Can anyone recommend some good books on fly tying? I want to learn how to tie...
Forum: Other Gear 09-17-2007, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By Roast
Rio Selective trout line peeling...

Hey everyone,

A while back I had made a topic asking for suggestions on what type of flyline I should get for my rod. I went with a 5wt DT RIO selective trout line. I really like the line and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Roast
Re: Reel seat troubles

Thanks everyone for your help, it is only a okuma slv reel, so I just sanded it down and now it works fine. Thanks again!
Forum: Other Gear 08-19-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,258
Posted By Roast
Re: New line for a TFO signature

Thanks for the advice everyone. I went with the Rio selective trout DT. It is not like conventional DT lines in that the body has a smaller diameter (almost like having two weight forward lines in...
Forum: Other Gear 08-17-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,258
Posted By Roast
Re: New line for a TFO signature

Sorry for being too vague. I am talking about signature series one: http://www.templeforkflyrods.com/rods/signature.html#T . I guess I am looking for a good all around line. I would like a line...
Forum: Other Gear 08-16-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,258
Posted By Roast
New line for a TFO signature

Hello,

I am looking for a new line to match up with a 4pc TFO 9' 5w signature rod. Given that these rods are often recommended on this forum I am wondering what more experienced anglers might...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Roast
Reel seat troubles

Hello,

I bought new rod (TFO 4pc 5w Signature) and having troubles with the reel seat. My curret reel foot does not fit under the grip (the space is too narrow). My other tfo 2 pc signature has...
Forum: Gear Reviews 08-12-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,131
Posted By Roast
Re: The Finest Reels you can Ill Afford NOT to buy

I just bought one of these reels from ebay after reading the reviews on this site (I am eagerly awaiting its arrival). I was hoping those who have bought the reel could provide others with...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,250
Posted By Roast
Re: Line to leader knot?

Heres a resource that I have found useful: Orvis_Knots (http://www.orvis.com/orvis_assets/files/index.html) . I used a bic ink pen for the tube (I cut off the clear portion opposite the tip) Hope ...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By Roast
Re: Help The New Guy

Update: Today I caught my first fish on a fly rod (Actually I caught one goldeye and one rainbow)!!! Wow it was great day!! One of the locals who use to run a fish shop in town told me of a great...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By Roast
Re: Help The New Guy

Thanks everyone for your help! Special thanks to Aaron for providing me with some local advice on fishing areas. Having been out a few times, I have some more questions (I'm not sure if these...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By Roast
Help The New Guy

Hello Everyone! I am just getting started in the sport of fly fishing. After a lot of research through the internet, I just pick up my first fly rod and reel. I decided on a TFO 8'6" 5 wt ...
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