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Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By amateurforever
Re: Fly fishing in Heidelberg, Germany

Thank you JP, it was very helpful, indeed. Now I try to write the German person.

Best,
Amateur
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By amateurforever
Re: Fly fishing in Heidelberg, Germany

Thanks a lot Ard. Now I'll write him. :)
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By amateurforever
Fly fishing in Heidelberg, Germany

Hi,

I'll be there at the beginning of May and was wondering if it's worth to take my fishing gear with me. Are there any nice trout torrents/rivers around? Does anyone know how the fishing license...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By amateurforever
Re: 7 feet fly rod

Thank you guys for all the advice. I ended up with Clearwater rod. Can't wait to give it a try, but it's a shame that will have to wait for some months... :(
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By amateurforever
Re: 7 feet fly rod

You're right, thanks and sorry, did not mean to offend anybody... :)




---------- Post added at 02:03 PM ---------- Previous post was at 01:58 PM ----------

I'm sure is a great rod and I...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By amateurforever
Re: 7 feet fly rod

Thank you guys for the comments, but actually apart from the first comment no one has talked about the rods I asked about.

Still waiting...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By amateurforever
Re: 7 feet fly rod

Hi and thanks for the comment,

I have a 9wt Vantage and really like it. I use it for pike and while it's a medium-fast action, I can throw 2/0 flies for something like 60 ft. But just like you...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By amateurforever
7 feet fly rod

Hi,

first of all I'd like to thank all you guys for all the help. I do not have the chance to try many rods, so every time I start a thread here and receive a huge amount of information. It's just...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,326
Posted By amateurforever
Re: The most versatile fly rod: 5 or 6 wt?

(I see there are some new messages, sorry for replying late.)

Thank you everybody for all the advice and sharing your experiences. As I wrote before, I ended up with a Zenith 8'6'' 5 wight and...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By amateurforever
Re: Reel blance on Hardy Zenith 8'6'' 5wt.

Me 2 realized that perfect similarity, but to me it looked like someone has used Google translator! lol

I found it impolite to comment on the spelling and grammar. :D
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By amateurforever
Re: Reel blance on Hardy Zenith 8'6'' 5wt.

Thank you guys for all the thoughts. Can not wait to fish with that combo.

Tight lines! :)
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By amateurforever
Re: Reel blance on Hardy Zenith 8'6'' 5wt.

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Thanks for the comment. There's a difference of weight of 1 oz between the two reels that you mentioned. Does the extra weight of Ultralite have a noticeable impact on the balance?

I'm happy...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By amateurforever
Reel blance on Hardy Zenith 8'6'' 5wt.

Hi

Does anyone have this rod? What's the reel you matched it with? The seller advised me to go for Hardy Ultralite DD 4000. I do not have the chance to try it by myself, although I believe what he...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,326
Posted By amateurforever
Re: The most versatile fly rod: 5 or 6 wt?

Hi guys,

sorry for not replying posts for long time, but thought it would be a good idea to mention where I ended up.

I tried a 6 weight, but to me seems too heavy for dry fly presentation (the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,326
Posted By amateurforever
Re: The most versatile fly rod: 5 or 6 wt?

Hi and thanks for the comments.

I have to apologize for not explaining what I intended well. The fact is that I'm looking for a rod to be used while I'm on a trip, because it's not easy to take...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,326
Posted By amateurforever
The most versatile fly rod: 5 or 6 wt?

I'm thinking of buying a new rod, and was wondering what is the all round rod's weight? I mean not only for trout, but for the major fishing situations and species. I do not mean pike or saltwater...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By amateurforever
Re: Line and reel match for Sage Vantage 9ft 9wt (pike and saltwater)

Thank you for the reply.

I bought the mentioned reel, and it's fine. For 20 euros is really worth to buy. Loaded it with a floating Airflo velocity #9 (used to be called tru cast, seems the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By amateurforever
Line and reel match for Sage Vantage 9ft 9wt (pike and saltwater)

Hi everybody

Just received the mentioned rod. I'll use it for occasional Pike and saltwater. Now I'll have to buy the reel and line as well.

I prefer not to spend a lot so found the okuma...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By amateurforever
Re: Need advise: Fly rod for saltwater and pike

Just received the rod. I don't like the cosmetics, just very basic. A friend was supposed to provide me loaded reel to try it, but I think I'll have to buy my gear to give it a try. The rod is light,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By amateurforever
Re: Need advise: Fly rod for saltwater and pike

I will, surely...
cheers
Mohsen
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By amateurforever
Re: Need advise: Fly rod for saltwater and pike

Just ordered a Sage Vantage 9ft 9wt for less than 120 euros. I'm very pleased and can't wait to try the rod.

thanks everybody
cheers
Mohsen
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By amateurforever
Re: Need advise: Fly rod for saltwater and pike

Just found a good deal on Sage Vantage 9ft 9wt 4 pieces. Any ideas?

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Hi and thanks for the comment. Good to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By amateurforever
Re: Need advise: Fly rod for saltwater and pike

Hi Gary and thanks for the comment.
Actually the point of using heavy fly rods for pike is not the weight of the fish, but is the weight of the flies, that could be as big as 6/0 or bigger. And the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By amateurforever
Need advise: Fly rod for saltwater and pike

Hi everybody and thanks for reading this thread.

After playing with trouts, carps and chubs I'm looking at Pike and saltwater species, specially Bass. I thought buying a 9ft 9wt (I'm looking at...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By amateurforever
Re: Cabelas TQR vs Greys GRXI+

Thanks for comment Robert. It looks a very nice rod. But since I live in Italy, I realized purchasing an item from US could be problematic somehow, I mean if there's a problem and I need to return...
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