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Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,052
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Ordered a bunch of stuff that was all backordered earlier this year and, well, it all happened to come in this week. So not necessarily "bought" this week, but recieved this week.

Scott Radian...
Forum: Other Gear 06-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Fishing Kayak thoughts?

If fishing from the yak I would go for a feelfree lure. I however use a jackson kayak superfishal and love it for standing and fishing. It is amazingly stable. No kayak can be as stable as a...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-16-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 545
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Not Enough Junk in the Trunk

That's fine, if all you do is cast, however the problem arises when one spends 8 hours on the water high sticking, mending and stripping in flies. It is not so much problematic as it is annoying, to...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-16-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 545
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Not Enough Junk in the Trunk

Remeber that once the fly line is through the rods guides, the balance point will be further shifted foreward.
Forum: Fly Reels 06-07-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Sage 4250 or Lamson Speedster 2?

Every sage I have had experience with has, for some reason, stopped clicking. Mine clicks about half the time, and is quiet the other half. Lamson has great customer service, made in the US and...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 05-27-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Backing color for flats fishing

I all things being equal, for a given strength, a reel holds can hold more white backing than colored. The pigment used adds a tiny amoint to the diameter.
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Need your thoughts: giving a demo to cub scouts

Are they cub scouts or boy scouts?

With boy scouts (ages 12-18) your plan sounds fine, however witha group of cub scouts, you will be dealing with a 5 second attention span. Keep it interesting...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-25-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,837
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Few people handle and release trout properly.

Better yet, don't fish for trout at all if the water is warm. We close our private waters from mid june to around September due to warm water. Trout can barely survive in water in the low seventies,...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-24-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,182
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Scott Radian line. recommendation?

Anyone got a trout boss line on a 9ft5wt radian?
Forum: Fly Rods 05-21-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 654
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: 9'~ 7wt. Dedicated Streamer Rod....

would you still perscribe a 7 weight? Or a 5 or 6 weight switch. Asking as I have heard that switch and spey rods are heavier rods for a given weight than their one handed counterparts.
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 744
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Do stockies holdover?

There are definitely reproducing strains of rainbows, browns and brooks in the east, even here in georgia. However, without ample stocking of put and take fisheries, "true" trout water will cease to...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 05-19-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,843
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: May 2015 Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Natural selection- works for fish and fishermen
Forum: Fly Rods 05-18-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Musky Rod recommendation

How about a redington path or crosswater? Cheap, medium fast, readily available.
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 05-18-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: spey struggles

Is 11' too short for rivers in the 40' to 90' range?
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 05-18-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: spey struggles

How important a factor is lenght? I am probably leaning more tword a 5 weight but don't know rather to get an 11' switch or a 12' or larger spey rod.
Forum: Fly Rods 05-18-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By unicoiboy
Forum: Fly Rods 05-17-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Musky Rod recommendation

Way over budget, but maybe a sage accel? Not sure of much else. Heavy rods tend to be faster action. Fiberglass maybe?
Forum: Fly Rods 05-17-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Musky Rod recommendation

Redington predator.
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 05-17-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By unicoiboy
spey struggles

Looking at getting a spey rod-living in georgia, I will not be tangling with any steelhead of salmon. I want one partially due to the novelty and fun, but also for specifically fishing at night....
Forum: Other Gear 05-14-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Cheap Waders and wading boots

A slightly cheaper alternative would be to get orvis silver sonics or encounters with a pair of encounter boots.
Forum: Flies 05-12-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Shark flies?

Anything that realy attracts them? ........ Chum.

As far as flys go, sharkudas, and pretty much any musky flies tied on saltwater hooks. Keep in mind, an articulated musky flies undergoes much...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: The Ultimate Fly Fishing Machine w/ Video

My jackson superfishal would give any boat a run for its money as far as fly fishing goes. Added a yeti t35 as a standing platform/seat and its a shallow water beast. Was going to get a lure, but...
Forum: Other Gear 05-08-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Rising Lippa4life

Thats how I would use mine for the most part. Pike, Muskie, barracuda, mackerel, bluefish, small sharks. I do like how that tool locks on as opposed to the lippa.
Forum: Other Gear 05-08-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By unicoiboy
Re: Rising Lippa4life

I had seen those but had questions on durability. How have yours held up? I like the idea of the lippa4life being metal.
Forum: Other Gear 05-06-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By unicoiboy
Rising Lippa4life

Hey guys- lokking to pick up a lippa4life or simmilar tool. Any opinions, alternatives, or reviews from you guys that have a pair? Thanks!
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