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Forum: Fly Rods 06-23-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By jkratty
Re: Advice for new rod

I'm also a big fan of Echo rods. I have an 8' 4wt Echo2 and absolutely love it. From Silver Creek to the Gunpowder, guides who otherwise deal in high-end Sage, Winston and Scott rods who've tried...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 06-18-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By jkratty
Re: Vintage bamboo rod restoration?

Frank,
Thanks for the guidance!
Jason
Forum: Fly Rod Building 06-15-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By jkratty
Vintage bamboo rod restoration?

A friend of mine inherited a well-used Montague "Deerfield" 6' bamboo rod. The rod seems serviceable, but the grip and reel seat need help. The cork needs replacing and the reel seat consists of...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-04-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,620
Posted By jkratty
Re: Scott A3 Series

I had the opportunity to lawn-cast one along with the rest of Scott's lineup a few weeks ago. For me, the A3 and S4 were my favorites, and the difference between the way those two felt was...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-04-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By jkratty
Re: 2 wt?

I got a custom 2wt from Midwest Custom Fly Rods. 6'6", full flex. Beautiful rod and fishes like a dream. I lucked out and got it on ebay for about $120 and would have gladly paid more.
Midwest...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 05-18-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,093
Posted By jkratty
Re: Big Hunting Creek, MD?

There wasn't much of a hatch that day, so I stayed subsurface. They were hitting on a #18 grey loop-wing emerger. The two nicest rainbows I hooked both hit at the exact same spot on the swing. I...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 05-15-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,093
Posted By jkratty
Re: Big Hunting Creek, MD?

It was the first nice day without rain in quite a while. It was busy, but I didn't feel overly pressured. I encountered one guy who said the day before he "stopped counting" after landing his 15th...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 05-11-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,093
Posted By jkratty
Re: Big Hunting Creek, MD?

Well I was flying blind, but I'll offer a report for the benefit of the community.

Big Hunting was a lot of fun. Beautiful stream with crystal-clear water. It was flowing hard from all the...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 05-07-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,093
Posted By jkratty
Big Hunting Creek, MD?

Planning a trip this weekend with some work colleagues. We're considering Big Hunting and/or Owens.

Anyone been to either of those recently? How are the creeks fishing?

Thanks!

Jason
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 10-08-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 970
Posted By jkratty
Re: South Platte River this past weekend...

Hey Rick,

I will be in CO Springs tomorrow through the weekend and am planning to try out South Platte and the Arkansas. I've never been to the area before, so any tips you could share on points...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-11-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By jkratty
Fly fishing the Potomac! (??)

Greetings from Washington, DC! My dad got me my first fly rod for bass fishing in NE Ohio, an 8# rig that I recently resurrected for use on the Chesapeake Bay.

I recently decided to take (back)...
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