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Forum: Fly Reels 04-22-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By bwf
Re: Reel choice

Ross Gunnison and Cimarron solid choices. Galvan Torque great reel with a little more panache, does the bronze color match thread trim? Never go wrong with black :icon_smil They also have the...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-22-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,416
Posted By bwf
Re: Classic dry fly rods

Many great rods out there. Two that I have stayed with are the Sage 389-LL and actually the Sage DS 583 ......one sweet dry fly casting fighting stick. Has a nice smooth medium action and paired...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-22-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By bwf
Re: Sage Salt.... Wow!

Sounds like two worthy heavy weights between the Salt and NRX. On a side note I would venture to say that the yesteryears top of the line rods are better than mid point price rods of...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-15-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By bwf
Re: Steve's middlin 7 weight shootout -Tidal-Nexus-Mangrove-Mostive

Sage VXP on closeouts for 350ish at many places. :fishing:
Forum: Fly Rods 02-20-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 846
Posted By bwf
Re: Fly rod manufacture numbers

Winston not wat it was IMHO
Forum: Fly Reels 02-06-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,070
Posted By bwf
Re: 2015 5-weight Reel Shootout

Throwing out my 2 pesos worths, for some reason I think the Ross Cimarron 2/3 is a great 4-5-6 weight reel....strong build, good drag, easy drag adjustment, good looking, and reasonably priced. It's...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-06-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,769
Posted By bwf
Re: Scott Radian

Kinda waiting to hear your thoughts :thumbsup:, unless I missed a post from you regarding your experiences/thoughts with the Radian.

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Forum: Fly Rods 01-17-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By bwf
Re: Anyone own an 8 wt Sage Motive?

I can't comment on the BVK other than I have heard many good things about it. If your looking for more feel in a 8 weight two to consider are the winston Biix or Sage Z-Axis. They could be easily...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-14-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,660
Posted By bwf
Re: Differences between Sage One 5wt and Loomis Nrx 5wt?

I doubt S&S is wrong....after all it is his opinion and to each. Unless I misread something???

He clearly states his preference...and I dont get from your post? Did I miss something?
Forum: Fly Rods 01-03-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By bwf
Re: Favorite 7 weight & line

for years before I became a gear ***** :eek: I did the 3-6-9 weight for rods. I had a 3 for dries (Sage LL) and a 6 for both trout streamer and small salmon fishing and then a 9 for the bigger...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-03-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By bwf
Re: Rod replacement

Plus CT's can be bought at 74-99.00 new with deals at certain places.
Forum: Fly Rods 12-30-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,222
Posted By bwf
Re: 2015 Yellowstone Angler 5-Weight Shoot-Out

Simplified take on swing weight

I had two rods a sage rpl and a sage xp. The weight on the RPL was 3 7/16 ozs (I believe) and the Sage XP was 4 1/4oz, these were 9'6" 8 weights/ both 4 piece. ...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By bwf
Re: Line options for Sage XP 10' 6wt?

Yeah, I'm not sure the first generation Rio Gold's are the same as today's. I have older ones.
Forum: Fly Rods 12-30-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By bwf
Re: Line options for Sage XP 10' 6wt?

I have a decent amount of experience with XP's and the 10' 6 weight too. The SA Steelhead taper is one of the better ones I have used. I add a sink poly leader when I want to get down a bit. The...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-27-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,222
Posted By bwf
Re: 2015 Yellowstone Angler 5-Weight Shoot-Out

I must admit I do appreciate the effort Anderson puts in to this, it is really the only thing out there and gives all food for thought. I noticed a couple others put the radian first (out of five),...
Forum: Fly Reels 11-05-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By bwf
Re: Reel for a Scott Radian 5 wt

Gunnison 3 or Cimarron 3 or Galvan T-5....they all seem great matches....many others out there too!
Forum: Fly Rods 10-26-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,243
Posted By bwf
Re: Winston wt trout or scott G2 witch is better?

Some like the G better than the G2 .... ;)
Forum: Fly Rods 10-25-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,224
Posted By bwf
Re: Scott Radian line. recommendation?

here is what scott recommends according to their website,

R905/4
LINE LENGTH PRICE
5 9' 0" 795

Truly an all-purpose fast-action 5 weight. The Radian 905/4 can turn over big flies or 16 foot...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-25-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By bwf
Re: Lamson Waterworks as a whole?

So many out there. So many good ones too.

I like the ross gunnisons and cimarrons for their simplicity and continue to be my favorites for trout.
Forum: Fly Reels 10-25-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By bwf
Re: What color reel for Method?

sage 4200 series .......... ember
Forum: Fly Reels 09-09-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By bwf
Re: Bauer Rogue Reels - Opinions/Reviews

Bauer is a damn good fly reel. I currently own two and will own more. I have been impressed with three reels. The older Ross's Gunnison and Cimarron for trout applications....for bigger fish I...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-28-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,382
Posted By bwf
Re: 6 Weight; ONE or METHOD

My 6 weight TCR feels like a telephone pole, thats is until I put an eight weight head on a 6 weight versi tip running line....my oh my! Found the launch code. I have not cast the newer...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-24-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,078
Posted By bwf
Re: New 4 wt. reel considerations ?

I have two ross cimarrons (C2's) and they are both durable, simple and smooth. You can find them on the bay rather easily and can get a used-newish one for right around 100.00. They reintroduced...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-13-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,274
Posted By bwf
Re: Reel for 5wt Winston

Bauer? Green? Smoooooooth drag!
Forum: Fly Rods 08-02-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By bwf
Re: Sage Salt Fly Rod Review

New Salt rod is indeed heavier according to sage's own web site.
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