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Forum: Fly Reels 12-20-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By trout trekker
Re: New Ross Gunnison cosmetic flaw

The first search hit I got, less than five seconds turned up this.

ďVintage Black Finish.
Original Black type II anodized semi-gloss finish, world renowned Ross Reels surface engraved logo.Ē
...
Forum: Fly Reels 12-20-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By trout trekker
Re: New Ross Gunnison cosmetic flaw

Hey Emel, look before you leap.

If you go looking for the promo info on the reel, they take pains to explain that the reproduction uses the original finish, not what is possible today. Thatís what...
Forum: Fly Reels 12-20-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By trout trekker
Re: New Ross Gunnison cosmetic flaw

Hi rfb700,

Itís a Clydesdale not a Trotter,
If it weren't for the fact that photo's size exaggerates the minor flaw, that wouldnít bother me and I collect some types of reels.

I think that...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Tackle or Gear?

I think people often confuse the term “ terminal tackle “ with the word “ tackle “.

If you go to a tackle shop, would you only find terminal tackle ( hooks, lines and sinkers? ) or would you...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Drift Boats

Very nice Popperfly, here's our latest boat.

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/members/trout-trekker-albums-thngs-picture6226-imgp3519z.jpg
...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Albright is going out of business

If I owned a latter built Albright, I'd likely jump on that dirt cheap offer to purchase at least a tip section for the rod, if it was one I planned on keeping for a while. Call it a Preemptive...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-11-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,250
Posted By trout trekker
Re: A question for the fun of it ?

Tough call since Trout fishing here calls for rods that can handle 10 pound plus lake dwelling Cuttyís to six inch Brookies in small Sierra creeks, using lines that range from floaters to Hi-D...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-11-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 534
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Two of the same rod ?

Rods I either have or have had matched sets of:

Sage 490-4 RPL ( Long gone and I wish at times I'd held on to one of them. )

Sage 590-4 RPL ( Long gone. )

Sage 790 RPL ( Long gone. )
...
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 905
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Should I say something?

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/members/trout-trekker-albums-thngs-picture6134-sporting-life-resize.jpg

Depends,
I tend to handle fish, like all living things with a sense of reverence....
Forum: The Lodge Den 11-08-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 255
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Happy Birthday Ard!

It's your day Ard,

Wishing you the best birthday yet.

Dave
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Hyde drift boats?

Guys, if youíre going to recommend a boat, include the model youíre talking about and why you think it would help fulfill his needs.

If youíve bought Clacks, Hydeís, Roís etc. and are simply high...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Hyde drift boats?

Hi Larry,

There's just a couple of inches of freeboard that separate most high sides from low sides. Loads like he may be considering with a mixed use boat could eat up those inches quickly,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Hyde drift boats?

Am I alone here or is this site getting zanier by the day?
Has this thread come off the tracks or what?

A guy comes here and asks if anyone has experience with a Sage One and gets no feedback on...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Likes and dislikes

Donít kid yourselves, size matters.
Iíve got an old friend who once told me, he didnít like to catch big fish. I thought about our twenty some odd years of fishing together and it dawned on me,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Hyde drift boats?

Hi Hawkeye,

We own a 2013 Hyde and couldnít be happier with it, but itís not the model youíre inquiring about.
My contact at Hyde in Idaho Falls is Chris Lieckfield (1-800-444-4933). Heís been...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 08-06-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 16,359
Posted By trout trekker
re: Truckee river (CA not NV)

...and mine is in hope of getting us all to work together, to supply accurate information that is relevant to the state that our members and visitors believe they are reading about.


Thank you,...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 08-04-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 16,359
Posted By trout trekker
re: Truckee river (CA not NV)

Jim, since you created this thread, a California guide, reporting only on a section of the Truckee in California. The vast majority of the information in this thread is from you and it pertains...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 08-03-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 16,359
Posted By trout trekker
re: Truckee river (CA not NV)

Jim, I appreciate the position you're in here, but people here do see you as an authority on the river, so please bear with me.

For the sake of eliminating confusion, because this is the Nevada...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 08-02-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 16,359
Posted By trout trekker
re: Truckee river (CA not NV)

I've made my decision......

Dave

A Proposed Hoot Owl Closure on the Truckee River on Vimeo
Forum: Western U.S. 08-02-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Verdi

HC,

Might want to double check the flows there and next time you’re at Sportsmens Warehouse try to find a stream thermometer. Two weeks ago I passed through that general area and didn't fish, the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,432
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Rods you regret buying...

Check the classifieds......::thmbup:

Dave
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 807
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Rods you now regret selling...

“ Wow, wish I hadn’t done that. “:thmbup:

I wouldn't mind having either one of my old Sage 490-4 RPL's.
One in particular is in the hands of a guy who was collecting donated rods for use in a...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-30-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,510
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Abel's forthcoming Sealed Drag Reel

In my book, thereís wanting an Abel ( of which I have several ) for any given size and then thereís needing a reel with a build quality associated with Abel ( and several others ), which for me...
Forum: Other Gear 07-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,640
Posted By trout trekker
Re: felt sole controversy

Hi Tom,

Your question specifies just those three states, but Iíll add to it. I like to think that Iím in tune with what both CDF&W and NDOW are thinking and I see no indication of either CA or NV...
Forum: Other Gear 07-26-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,867
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Who still uses a vest?

Hi John,

I went to waist / fanny packs back around 1990 and have never missed the vest. One reason is that it’s just to hot here to put up with even a mesh vest pressing your shirt down onto your...
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