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Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 775
Posted By billyspey
Re: Orvis CFO Reels worth the money?

IsIt worth it ? No ,but if you want one that's the price you pay. ( cheap is never good and good is never cheap )
Forum: Fly Rods 03-13-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,788
Posted By billyspey
Re: If the Sage One 5 wt is so great .... ??

If you remember the XP did also , was called a tomato stake by some , but I really liked it still fish a 490 ,691, and a 790 , but I am a big fan of the Zenith 1 piece rods a 4 and a 5 wt. for me...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By billyspey
Re: Greatest 3 Weight Rods

Sage 389ll is the very best 3 wt. ever built. By far.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,859
Posted By billyspey
Re: Stiff wrist/Flex wrist

Just sling so paint of the brush or maybe just water and you won't have to do much clean up.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By billyspey
Re: Carpel Tunnel surgery/recovery/issues

I had the surgery during Christmas Holidays 2 years ago ,after 5 weeks of no work ( I work with hands) no problems , fished ever sence no pain. Pain was gone when I woke after surgery. I sleep with a...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-12-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,290
Posted By billyspey
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By billyspey
Re: What am I missing?

I don't get to fish as much as I would like ,so for my enjoyment I would like to spend on good equipment . I am a believer of ( good is never cheap and cheap is never good ). I would prefer to have a...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-15-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,399
Posted By billyspey
Re: NRX LP or standard NRX

Why not another Hardy Zenith. I use a 4 wt for dry fly fishing works great
Forum: Fly Rods 12-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,408
Posted By billyspey
Re: 5 wt Hardy Zenith

The one piece Zenith is a special rod , out preformed the Sage One ,and the Scott Radian that I have owned so I got rid of those , I also have a one piece 4 wt . I fish the 5wt the most it feels...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By billyspey
Re: Fly fishing as church...

God is everywhere you just got to look for him.
Forum: Fly Rods 11-16-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By billyspey
Re: A 4wt with some backbone

The Sage 4wt XP has more back bone . But finding one to wiggle might be a problem they haven't made them for a while . You might consider a Sage one you can find those to wiggle . Loomis Nrx is a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By billyspey
Courtland trout boss fly line ?

Just purchased a 6 wt trout boss line .having just lawn cast the tip section doesn't turn over well ,has anyone else had this problem, and what was your remedy , thinking about cutting some of the...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-07-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By billyspey
Re: One Piece Rods?

My one piece rods fit well in my Jeep Grand Cherokee with rod loft no problem , I mounted the case to a suspended shelf in my garage will hold 2 one piece zenith.
Forum: Fly Rods 11-01-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,990
Posted By billyspey
Re: Hardy zenith one piece rod

Best lines for these rods is Rio Gold ,SA xpert distance , Courtland trout boss.
SA GPX is two heavy too short of a head . I personally use the SA texture xpert distance , cast short ,long and...
Forum: Fly Lines and Tippets etc. Classifieds 10-24-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By billyspey
Re: New Cortland Fly Lines

I would like the 6wt boss . How do I pay
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By billyspey
Re: Trouten is over here

Nothing wrong about grouse hunting behind a good dog, I use to give up trout en every fall in pursuit the elusive thunder wings , got knee problems and my gsp passes on just quit. Sure have missed...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By billyspey
Re: My 4 Stroke Won't Start

How old is the gas ? Always buy 100 present gas . Ethanol breakdown fast , gums up your carbs . Had this problem more than once . Made a believer out of me 100 present gas only plus additive always ,...
Forum: Other Gear 09-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By billyspey
Re: Tacky Fly Box

A little on. The heavy side.
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By billyspey
Re: Best Weekdays to Fish

Any or every day !
Forum: Fly Rods 09-12-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,305
Posted By billyspey
Re: G Loomis NRX - Which one?

A favorite 5 wt. of mine ,I also like Hardy zenith one piece 5 wt.
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By billyspey
Re: Guide/shop recommendations for GSMNP

Josh frointer anglers Maryville Tn.
Forum: Fly Lines 08-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By billyspey
Re: Rio Lines and a Scott Radian- Question

I like the Gold on my 9 ft 5 wt Radian .
Forum: Other Gear 08-05-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,274
Posted By billyspey
Re: Show Us Your Nets

I like the design of the Tenkara nets " the bent handle makes for scooping fish much easier I would to have a tradition net with a bent handle. But have never found one.
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By billyspey
Re: Need some advice on some new line

If true line wt. line than SA trout over rio trout , also texture trout is a good choice or rio gold , rio grand is full line wt. heavy also SA GPX . I have no idea about your rod have never cast one.
Forum: Fly Rods 07-23-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By billyspey
Re: Sage Flight opinions

Most important , you like them . Fish don't care and the guy fishing down from you can't tell what rod you are using. If you can catch with it and it fits your style of cast that's the most...
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