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Forum: Fly Rods 08-27-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 761
Posted By jastrout
Re: The (Un)Official Sage Mod Thread

Interesting to hear description of newest rods from Sage and it is automatically triggers a comment regarding a discontinued "classic" model from Sage. And I immediately thought of my SLT 8'6" 5 wght...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-26-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By jastrout
Re: Scott M Series

I see your problem and can help: you clearly hate Scott rods,😖 so allow me to help and offer if you need to part with that poorly reviewed Radian please send my way. Seriously nice mini collection...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-26-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By jastrout
Re: Scott M Series

I have G 905 in four piece and G2 8'8" 5 in same configuration. Both are lovely rods but the G2,is tad quicker recovery tip as influence by four inch length difference. I tend to nymph more often...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-24-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By jastrout
Re: Cabelas no longer carrying the Classic Trout?

I have four unfished CT 's with warranty cards : 8'6" 3/4/5 wghts and 9' 6 wght that would possibly consider as package deal for all four , not so much to send in four directions. If interested PM me...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-21-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By jastrout
Re: T&T new series via TackleTour

Great news for truely class organization. Their rods for us in Central Pa are impossible to find, but thru a former pro staff I obtained a LPS II 8'6" 4 , while you will find them in any rod...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-13-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By jastrout
10'4 Zeinth

I had previously posted about my recent purchase of the 9'5 Zeinth, which I must say was immediately in synch with its casting performance . Absolutely love the action and will be my go to rod in...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 08-05-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By jastrout
Cabelas CZN rod

Hi, I had opportunity for one hour private lesson on Czech Nymph technique and picked up Cabelas CZN 10' 4 wght. Long story short , was impressed enough with this style of fishing to take advantage...
Forum: Wanted/Swap Classifieds 08-03-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By jastrout
Re: Zenith 10' 3 what rod

Just picked up 10'4 wght from Bob Selb The Classic Fly Fisherman . Paid same price as I did for 9'5 which was $395 plus Pa Tax and shipping. I highly recommend his service as he class act and he gets...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-31-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By jastrout
Re: 3wt 9ft rod options for Nymphing

My 2 cents older rods : Iconic Sage LL 389 for light nymphs/dries, look for Circa if future discounts, Hardy Zeinth 9'3 on Steep and Cheap(assuming still available) are $350. I would jump on that in...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-30-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By jastrout
Re: Hardy zenith or Scott A4? 9' 5 weight

S&S Love to spend time you, and I have ever intention to asked John about particular the differences compared to the Zeinth, Assuming he wish to say anything prior to intro, will say he has a gleam...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-30-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By jastrout
Re: Hardy zenith or Scott A4? 9' 5 weight

Heading tomorrow to Roscoe. NY and Summerfest at Catskill Museum, multiple events planned including Hardy Cup where bamboo, Zeinth 905, and Tycoon Tackle Fiberglass rods are competitively casted for...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-28-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By jastrout
Re: Radian is perhaps the best 5 weight on the market for pure fishability

The local shop that carries Scott had an salesperson steer me away from the Radian as he knew my fondness for modern glass, and that had purchased two Orvis Superfine Glass from him and that this new...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-25-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By jastrout
Re: Zenith 8'6'' #4

Link please if any left?
Forum: Fly Rods 07-23-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By jastrout
Re: Soft 6 Weight

I would contact Mike McFarland of Seele rods. First the brightest young rod designer and has fished that area and specific hatch you are looking for information. I own the Seele 9'1" 4 wght , it is...
Forum: Wanted/Swap Classifieds 07-19-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By jastrout
Zenith 10' 3 what rod

Recently picked 9' 5 wght and having read tons of posts and/or reviews this series of rods exceeded anything I have read . Need a high stick nymph rod now.
Forum: Fly Rods 07-16-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By jastrout
Re: Euro nymphing rods?

My 2 cents I picked up Cabelas CZN 10'4 weight on sale $139 from$199 with free shipping. Total about $!50 with tax , seen them listed as low as $119?eith sales tax and shipping so probably same...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-15-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By jastrout
Re: Douglas DXF?

Ok the Zeinth arrived and solid "lawn casting " test using same reel/line with both 905 models . I need to preference my comments as I am use to modern glass, Sage LL/ZXL/SLT , and Orvis Superfines...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-09-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By jastrout
Re: Great Service Hardy Zeinth Purchase!

Thanks for Steep and Cheap site just ordered Hardy DD reel discounted $379-$149 or $139 depending on silver or black, Zeinth 3 wghts only left at $350.99. Again not a need but very tempting
Forum: Fiberglass Fly Rods 07-08-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By jastrout
Re: T and T Heirloom?

Do I wish I own one. Highly thought among glass junkies in fact the 7'6" 3 wght has almost a cult like following. Personally I have casted the 7'6" 4 and 8'4 and simply awesome rods . Aesthetically...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-08-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By jastrout
Re: Great Service Hardy Zeinth Purchase!

Update on Zeinth: I know tons have been written on this rod, multiple Yellowstone Shootouts, and our own Sweet&Salt has written eloquently on comparisons of Zeinth and others. So these are...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-01-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By jastrout
Re: Douglas DXF?

I have this rod as was lucky to win an open house drawing at The Feathered Hook, It is an impressive rod , appearance and components are equal to any of the current mid price new rods ie Orvis...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-28-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By jastrout
Re: Seele Fly Rods - Signature Series ?

I casted the 10' 5 wght with Mike McFarland at On The Fly Contest at Spruce Creek (Resort where President Carter comes). It is flat out the nicest casting 10' type I have casted , now allow me to say...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-23-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By jastrout
Great Service Hardy Zeinth Purchase!

First need to say I love to collect fly rods but admitted modern fiberglass and vintage Orvis, Sage graphite (ie Superfine LL , SLT , action rods), While at Allenberry , PA 13th Annual Heritage Fly...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-15-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 956
Posted By jastrout
Re: New Allen Rods

Not trying to jack thread but having fished the Allen Heritage 9' 5 weight I am very impressed with this taper. It is easily worth twice the listed price ie Orvis Superfine carbon level . Solid...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-10-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By jastrout
Re: Scott G2 series ?

SweetandSalt , I got to get my Seele 9'1" 4 Tailwind in your hands somehow I know you will love it. Having that rod will curb my desires for the new T&T (At least temporarily)
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