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Forum: Fly Rods 07-10-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Scott Meridian

Just curious how the balance was with the Hatch 7+? Was it LA or MA?

Off subject a bit, but how much backing were you able to get on the reel with the line used?

Thanks
Mike
Forum: Fly Rods 07-08-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By miamimikepa
Scott Meridian

Well, as previously speculated Scott has indeed replaced the S4 and it's replacement is called the Meridian. Very curious if this rod will make a run at taking over the NRX as the saltwater king.
Forum: Fly Rods 06-10-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By miamimikepa
TFO Pro Special

Hey Guys,

There was a thread posted in the general section about this rod being on sale at Cabela's. I aksed a question about it on the thread, but it doesn't seem to be getting any responses for...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: TFO Pro Soecial

Wow, seems like a great deal! Is this the older version of the Pro II? If so any idea what the difference is other than the color of the blank?
Forum: Fly Rods 06-08-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: looking for a new 5 wt. rod.

Every rod you've mentioned is a great rod, but as everyone has already stated you need to cast them to find out your preference. As you've already seen by casting the Sage ONE and realizing it isn't...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-04-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By miamimikepa
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 06-03-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By miamimikepa
FS: Simms Guide Vest, Headwaters Chest Pack, & Hatch Backing

Hey Guys,

I have 3 items up for sale...

Simms Guide Vest - Greystone - Medium

The guide vest has been worn approx. 5-6 times and is in great condition. I have decided I prefer to wear a...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-03-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Need recommendation for a New York salmon rod?

Ok, to answer your question yes your 9' 8wt is fine for salmon. When I first started fly fishing a 10'8wt was the first rod I bought to use for both salmon and steelhead. I landed Kings in the...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-03-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Orvis Clearwater II

Nice setup he should really enjoy it! The Clearwater reel probably would have been fine for a 5wt trout aplication, but you did the right move upgrading to the Access. For steelhead it just simply...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-03-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Need recommendation for a New York salmon rod?

Do you plan on doing any steelhead fishing as well or just salmon?
Forum: Fly Reels 06-03-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Reel for my Radian 5wt?

I agree w/ S&S, black is def the route with that reel! Black and/or orange look great on the rod. Originally the Super 5 was bronze and my Super 4N is Wild Trout and both because of the "orangeish"...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-03-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Orvis Clearwater II

I agree with this 100%. I fish a 10'8wt Clearwater II for steelhead and think it is a great rod. An absolute steal for $200. With that being said anyone looking to purchase the outfit...don't! ...
Forum: Fly Reels 06-03-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Reel for my Radian 5wt?

I have a 9'5wt Radian and I run an Abel Super 4N on it. Originally I had the older model Super 5 and it was way too heavy. I went to trade it in thinking the Super 5N would be the way to go. Once...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-28-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By miamimikepa
Traveling Rods

Hey Guys,

When you are traveling to fishing destinations by plane how do you travel with your rods? I'm heading to the Keys on a bonefish trip in November and am only taking one outfit so the...
Forum: Fly Reels 05-28-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Narrow 5/6/7 weight?

I run an Abel Super 4N on my 5 weight and love it. Have never had any issues what-so-ever with it.
Forum: Fly Rods 05-27-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Orvis Encounter

Thanks for all the advise guys! I really like the idea of getting her to try it out before investing. I'd prefer to get her "better" equipment, but only if it's something she's going to enjoy. ...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-26-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Orvis Encounter

What's your reasoning? Have you used this outfit before?
Forum: Fly Rods 05-26-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Wind punching Rod/line combos! (8-9wt)

Seems like people are really liking the Sage Salt as well. Sage Method may also be a contender. Also, in the more mid priced range I'd check out Sage Motive & Scott Tidal.
Forum: Fly Rods 05-26-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Wind punching Rod/line combos! (8-9wt)

Skeleton Fish Has Landed...Next Stop Islamorada (http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/fly-rods/364106-skeleton-fish-has-landed-next-stop-islamorada.html)

Clearly you'd want a different line,...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-26-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Orvis Encounter

I like that idea, that sounds like very good advise.



No, I don't, I've only been fly fishing since October 2013. I purchased my 8wt Clearwater as my first outfit for salmon/steelhead and then...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-26-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By miamimikepa
Orvis Encounter

So, this is a little bit off from my usual posts, but I'm curious if anybody has any experience with the Orvis Encounter outfit? Looking to pick the gf up an outfit so she can give fly fishing a...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-26-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By miamimikepa
The Skeleton Fish Has Landed...Next Stop Islamorada!

Hey Guys,

Thought I'd post some pics of the new stick since so many on here helped contribute to helping me select this outfit over the last few months. While most of you have seen the custom...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-19-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By miamimikepa
Onto the Next Rod...Switch for Steelhead

With the 9wt reel ordered a little over a month ago for my bonefish trip in November, I finally pulled the trigger on the matching rod this past Saturday. On its way is a 9'9wt NRX, which should...
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 05-12-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: NEW! Abel Super 4N Reel

Do you have any pics?
Forum: Fly Reels 05-01-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By miamimikepa
Re: Nautilus NV 8/9 spools

The short answer is yes you can buy spools for this reel. Now, on to the long answer...

The old NV 8/9 when fitted with the G spool was the NV 8/9 G-7. Both the 8/9 and what we will call the G-7...
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