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Forum: Other Gear Yesterday, 12:28 PM
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Posted By garyo
Re: Aluminum Pliers?

Maybe start your own thread?
Forum: Other Gear Yesterday, 11:48 AM
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Views: 121
Posted By garyo
Aluminum Pliers?

Any of you folks give these a try? I mean; $15-150 is quite a price range for fishing pliers. Especially fly fishing pliers. What say you? Thanks...
Forum: Other Gear Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By garyo
Re: 2XL Tall fishing vest?

I'm headed that way myself....
Forum: Other Gear 07-02-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By garyo
2XL Tall fishing vest?

Tall vests seem to be a thing of the past. I've looked into all the usual suspects. What say you? Thanks...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-01-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By garyo
Re: Rulon drag?

Of the 3 materials mentioned, which one has superior characteristics in a disc drag reel application? Carbon, cork or rulon?
Forum: Fly Reels 07-01-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By garyo
Rulon drag?

I hear this mentioned quite often these days. Can someone explain to me just what it is that makes it desirable? Thanks...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By garyo
"Practice fly" ?

I am new to all this and just took my first Orvis 101 class on Saturday. The rods they provided us did not have flies tied to the leaders. Question: Do I need a "practice fly" tied on when I practice...
Forum: Other Gear 06-30-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By garyo
Re: Orvis River Neck Lanyard?

Paracord looks easy enough; where do I find the other parts? Thanks...
Forum: Other Gear 06-30-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By garyo
Orvis River Neck Lanyard?

Any of you folks use one of these? Thanks...
Forum: Fly Lines 06-24-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By garyo
Cortland 333?

Is Cortland 333 Classic Trout/All Purpose Fly Line an easy line to fish with? Any thoughts? What say you? Thanks...
Forum: Fly Reels 06-22-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317
Posted By garyo
Re: Opinions, please

Goodness: you FF geeks have your own language....
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By garyo
Re: Fenwick HMG rod opinions?

Maybe that's a topic for another thread? Just saying...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By garyo
Re: Fenwick HMG rod opinions?

OK. Try here...

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Gary
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By garyo
Re: Fenwick HMG rod opinions?

Thanks; perhaps I should take a closer look at that Aetos line from Fenwick. BTW, I found an online dealer that sells the HMG's for around $75 and the Aetos for $92. Pretty attractive, me thinks...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By garyo
Fenwick HMG/Aetos rod opinions?

Greetings; this morning, what I was looking for was opinions about Fenwick HMG/Aetos fly rods. Specifically, the HMG763-4 HMG 7'6" 4 piece 3wt rod. I am fairly new to fly fishing and am looking to...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-16-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By garyo
Fenwick HMG line suggestions?

I am putting together a birthday gift that includes a Fenwick HMG 3wt., 4 piece, pack rod for my son-in-law. He will be fishing for small High Sierra brook and golden trout on high altitude small...
Forum: Fly Lines 06-16-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By garyo
Re: Even confused about backing...

their website suggests 50 yards of 12 pound backing. Simple enough. Thanks, folks, for your counsel...
Forum: Fly Lines 06-16-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By garyo
Re: Even confused about backing...

OK. Even I get that....
Forum: Fly Lines 06-16-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By garyo
Re: Even confused about backing...

Is there a rule of thumb about how much backing to use?
Forum: Fly Lines 06-16-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By garyo
Even confused about backing...

I am setting up a 3wt. Okuma SLV reel for small trout and am unsure abour backing. 20 or 30 pound? How much? Thanks...
Forum: Fly Reels 06-16-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By garyo
3 WT. reel suggestions?

I am hunting for a 3wt. reel as a gift for my son-in-law. He intends to use it for small brook/golden trout in the high sierras. These are lakes that you mostly have to hike to. Large arbors seem...
Forum: Fly Lines 05-29-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By garyo
SA L2L Connectors?

Anyone know where I can still dig some up? Thanks...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,004
Posted By garyo
High-dollar spinning reels?

Well, years ago I bought a couple of entry-level spinning reels for my daughters. They are now in their late 30's and we still fish the Mammoth and June Lake every spring. This year we got into some...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 05-02-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By garyo
Re: Steelhead success!

Did you try Silver Hiltons?
Forum: Pacific Southwest 05-02-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
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