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Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By geordie41
Re: More Sweetgrass tales

Hi John, lots of wonderful trout streams and rivers in Ireland mostly very cheap to fish,from a couple of pounds a day up to 20 pounds a day, and Larry I will try to post a few photos ( I will see my...
Forum: Fly Rods Yesterday, 12:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,599
Posted By geordie41
Re: Sage Mod (and other new rods at EFTTEX 2015)

I'm still waiting for Sage to make a Bamboo rod :D
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-26-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 716
Posted By geordie41
Re: Ever just loose your cool?

Yes mate politics.
By the way I am not Australian I just live in Oz at the moment ,I have also lived in Mexico,Canada France and Italy but I am English.
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 07-26-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By geordie41
More Sweetgrass tales

I have recently returned from the UK after a 7 week holiday fishing various streams and rivers,visiting the family ( my brother and his wife have just had a wonderful baby girl named Grace ) my...
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-26-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 716
Posted By geordie41
Re: Ever just loose your cool?

What a load of rubbish and total lies , the chap Mr Evans is referring to gave his opinion on a certain Mr D Trump basically describing him as a loony (crazy person) and did in no way say anything...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-26-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 300
Posted By geordie41
Re: Appropriate reel for my 4-5 wt 7'-9" Bamboo

G,day I am a little keen on Hardy reels on my Bamboo I have a LHR, lightweight,a centenary Bougle 3 1/4 inch and a couple of St George's one jr and a 3 inch. I find the St George 3" balances my 7ft9...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 05-20-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By geordie41
Re: Best configuration for bamboo

My understanding is a hex is smooth and easy to cast , a penta is a little more powerful and a quad even more powerful again . But I like others would love to hear from a builder on there prospective...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By geordie41
Re: Small mountain stream/spring creek rod question

I have 3 , 3 # rods A Hardy Glass stream 7 ft I will take this rod out when I know I will be doing lots of bush bashing and clambering over large boulders IE.places a rod can easily get broken + it...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By geordie41
Re: For the GoPro Fanatics!

That lad would make a good fly fisherman, think of all the bits and bobs he would gather.
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 05-19-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By geordie41
Re: Sweetgrass

Sorry to have taken so long to reply have had some major problems at work.
These are some of the reasons I love to fish with Bamboo.
The slight weight of bamboo loads the rod with little or no fly...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 919
Posted By geordie41
Re: Wading alone

I often fish alone = wading alone I don't wear a PFD but I do take safety seriously, I always always have an escape rout planed if I do get swept down stream ,always make sure my wading belt is...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 05-08-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By geordie41
Re: Sweetgrass

G'day I am off to work now Saturday morning:( but I will try to answer your question tonight when I finish, only doing a 13 hour shift today.
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 05-08-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By geordie41
Re: Sweetgrass

It is all about the taper of the rod, and how it casts for me, if you want a all round rod to fish the Mantra rods are fantastic and the fact they will replace a broken section was a big draw card in...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 05-08-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By geordie41
Re: Sweetgrass

G'day John on my 4/5 # I realy like a silk line I have a Cadno DT. 5# if you ever get the chance try silk mate it realy is a step above the plastic lines. Be sure to let us know when you get to fish...
Forum: Stillwater Fly Fishing 04-24-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By geordie41
Re: SA fly lines

Not sure about that particular line but every SA line I have owned ( quite a few) I have been very happy with with no issues in cold weather . Give it a try and let us know how it performs .
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,619
Posted By geordie41
Re: New to Fly Fishing; What Would You Do If You Had A Do Over?

G,day mate and welcome to the forum .
Firstly I would figure out what species I would be targeting ie brook trout, rainbows, steelhead ect. The type of water I would like to fish,ie small streams,...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-11-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,128
Posted By geordie41
Re: The Broken Rod Poll; Edited, New Catagory added.

I have only broken 1 rod. Fishing for trout in a Scotish river ((Nith) I hooked into a rather large Salmon who preceded to take a big run up the river! I could do nothing to stop him I tried to put...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By geordie41
Re: Looking for suggestions, if there are any…..

I would try a Griffiths Nat cast to a rising fish or maybe a black mudler retrived realy quickly .
Forum: Fly Reels 04-10-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By geordie41
Re: Best reel for Winston WT 803 !!!

A older made in England St George 3 inch or a Bougle of the same size both lovely reels.I think the featherweight or St George junior may be a little small for a 8ft rod but that's just my opinion.
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 04-08-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By geordie41
Re: Sweetgrass

My new rod arrived today!! When ordering the rod I spoke with Glenn one of the things we talked about was if I would like anything written on the rod I replied "surprise me" so the result (From ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 473
Posted By geordie41
Re: How fast can you close your front door?=Skunk sitting on my front path.

Maybe a different type of Skunk the one found in coffee shops in Amasterdam I am guessing you are referring to :p either way both have rather an unpleasant pungent smell but each to there own.
Forum: Fly Lines 03-25-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By geordie41
Re: Furled leaders

Thanks Fred it's not the post I am concerned with (USPS is great and have delivered many items to me ) I just think Sweetandsalt's thread on leaders was very informative and I would be interested to...
Forum: Fly Lines 03-25-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By geordie41
Re: Furled leaders

Thanks guy's after reading Sweetandsalt's post on leaders I think I will give Orvis braded leaders a go. I have been using furled leaders for a couple of season's now, the chap I used to get the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 991
Posted By geordie41
Re: Waiting a life time for a rod of a life time.

I have my name on a list waiting to get on the list of a Boo rod builder with no idea on how long the wait will be, it could be 4 years or up to 6 to get my rod.but I plan to buy one custom built rod...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 03-20-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By geordie41
Sweetgrass

After a lovely conversation with Glenn Brackett of Sweetgrass rods I have ordered my second mantra rod this time a 3# 6ft6 in a hex configuration to complement the 4/5# 7ft9 Pent I have already....
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