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Forum: Other Fishing Equipment/Clothing/Books/DVD's etc. 12-22-2014, 09:33 PM
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Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 12-21-2014, 11:27 PM
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Posted By thewalker1013
Re: WTB Sage XP 691

Thanks, I have a 7 wt that I've been really happy with, but don't currently have a 6
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 12-15-2014, 02:29 AM
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Posted By thewalker1013
WTB Sage XP 691

Have been looking for this rod and going to find it, my brother found one recently to replace his that was stolen and I'm probably getting rid of my 590 XP so I can justify this one. If you have one...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-13-2014, 01:02 AM
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Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Scott Radian

Would love to hear more... If you have time to explain/expand more on this?

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What was the rod...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-08-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,989
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: 5 wt Hardy Zenith

Ditto, though I now have the Zenith 10' 4 wt. and not the 9' 5. It's my new favorite Rod, and can do everything you'd want a 4 wt to do and then some. First Rod I've bought that wasn't a Sage or...
Forum: Other Fishing Equipment/Clothing/Books/DVD's etc. 12-08-2014, 10:03 PM
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Views: 377
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Smith Optics Polarized Yellow Lens Sunglasses

The sweetest little baby girl in the world... Elizabeth (Liza) Jane Hairston, 20.5 inches long, a healthy 8 lbs. even!!!

Fellas, I'm over the moon. Life has new meaning, and all I want in this...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 12-08-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Scott Radian 905; Scott A4 864

Radian still available?
Forum: Other Fishing Equipment/Clothing/Books/DVD's etc. 12-08-2014, 12:00 AM
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Views: 377
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Smith Optics Polarized Yellow Lens Sunglasses

Bumping this thread, would take $50 plus shipping. Gotta get rid of the extra stuff.

BTW, Baby is HERE and healthy as can be (for those who noticed in my original post). We are truly blessed!!!
Forum: Other Fishing Equipment/Clothing/Books/DVD's etc. 11-25-2014, 12:36 AM
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Views: 377
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Smith Optics Polarized Yellow Lens Sunglasses

Flexible on price, PM me if interested.
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2014, 01:48 AM
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Posted By thewalker1013
Re: In a bit of a condrum could use some advise

Depending on water and size of fish... I've heard good things about the TFO professional II in the 10' 5 wt for nymphing, and my favorite dry fly rod is a Sage LL 4711 (7'11" 4 wt.).

My favorite...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Sage RPL 380 "Blemish"

WOW, now that is a special stick... So cool that you have that, what a treasure
Forum: Fly Rods 11-23-2014, 12:04 PM
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Views: 152
Posted By thewalker1013
Sage RPL 380 "Blemish"

All,

Let me preface by saying that this is not a review, quite the opposite in fact...

My dad has started passing things to me and my brother and sister, and needless to say, that involves lots...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 506
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: How to make a fly reel heavier?

interesting thought here about Euro style, anticipate this maybe coming up with my new 10' 4 wt. zenith, have a Ross Rhythm 1.5 on it that's been great so far, but...

also, not really keen on...
Forum: Other Fishing Equipment/Clothing/Books/DVD's etc. 11-23-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Smith Optics Polarized Yellow Lens Sunglasses

Thanks for the testimony, Fred!

took some pics this morning... frame is listed online as "black" but as I mentioned, more of a very smoky transparent when you look closely. To that end, what may...
Forum: Gear Reviews 11-23-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Abel Nipper

Ditto, stick out like a sore thumb just in case I ever had lanyard fail.

The hook eye cleaner is bent though, not sure how that happened but gotta send em in. I won't be fishing in any capacity...
Forum: Other Fishing Equipment/Clothing/Books/DVD's etc. 11-23-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By thewalker1013
Smith Optics Polarized Yellow Lens Sunglasses

Style name is Undertow, frame is kinda dark and smokey transparent. Yellow polarized lenses. These things are great for low light, for overcast days, morning, and late afternoon/evening fishing. ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 919
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Selecting a flyline before you buy a rod?

While this is absolutely true if you're talking about fishing tiny dries to tiny native trout at 10,000 ft., I have to disagree with this as a blanket statement on fly fishing.

The reel, IMHO, can...
Forum: Other Gear 11-15-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,010
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Are expensive sunglasses worth the cost?

The ones I used were the original glass polarchromic ignitor... I have to say, for a pair of fishing shades, they were as good as I've used. For sight fishing, especially for freshwater, I think...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-29-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,849
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Best Low Cost Reel Options???

No problem, I totally understand that tone is a hard thing to convey... I know that mentioning used reels is not the point, my point was that many of the options I mentioned, including the original...
Forum: Other Gear 10-28-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,010
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Are expensive sunglasses worth the cost?

Will do, may take a bit to get them in, I'm going to try some on today then send my old ones in ASAP. I'd love to have them this weekend, but I'm going to try out those Ignitors... My brother has...
Forum: Other Gear 10-28-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,010
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Are expensive sunglasses worth the cost?

While most of the mirror finishes are not for Polarchromic, the mirror on the Copper Polarchromic makes no difference, Polarchromic copper with and without mirror from Smith both 13-20% VLT. Per...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-03-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,849
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Best Low Cost Reel Options???

I did mention almost immediately that I was a bargain hunter, no? Yes, I get deals on most things I buy, it's amazing what happens when you look and/or ask around

When I hear "new" or "current" I...
Forum: Other Gear 10-02-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,010
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Are expensive sunglasses worth the cost?

I'll add this one last comment from me... Poly lenses are much lighter, but poly lenses scratch. Period. Glass lenses will be MUCH better regarding this aspect, and while I take meticulously good...
Forum: Other Gear 09-29-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,010
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Are expensive sunglasses worth the cost?

Second that, I have the Smith chiefs with Polarchromic copper mirror lenses, best shades I've ever had. Love Costa 580s, but they felt so much heavier to me. Like with expensive rods, warranty and...
Forum: Fly Reels 09-29-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,849
Posted By thewalker1013
Re: Best Low Cost Reel Options???

New reels for the purposes stated here have me scratching my head a bit... I'm a bit of a bargain hunter as well, the last few new reels (purchased in the last four years) I bought for any of these...
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