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Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 12-23-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By backwoodsangler
Re: Wanted: Patagonia Stealth Atom Sling Pack

Sounds like it is a comfortable carry from what I have heard. I am going to be getting myself the Patagonia or Simms before long. I don't carry a ton of stuff so I think the size would be perfect....
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 12-23-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By backwoodsangler
Re: Wanted: Patagonia Stealth Atom Sling Pack

Runningfish
How are you liking your Patagonia sling pack? I have been debating a sling pack for a while now. Simms has their new 2014 headwaters slings out and they look good as well.


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Forum: Other Gear 12-02-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,915
Posted By backwoodsangler
Re: Sling Packs-like the idea but.....

Thanks for the thoughts. I guess a sling being on the casting shoulder doesn't seem to be a bother. I may have to purchase one to give it a try. Slings seem to be the way to go. Out of the way and...
Forum: Other Gear 12-02-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,915
Posted By backwoodsangler
Sling Packs-like the idea but.....

I have been very interested in getting a sling pack for my outings. Patagonia, Orvis, and now Simms appear to be making some great slings.
HOWEVER, does anyone know why they are all made to go over...
Forum: Fly Reels 11-24-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By backwoodsangler
Re: Allen Kraken drag pressure?

That's awesome glad to hear you have been happy with them. I am looking for a reel my wife can get me for Christmas and the Kraken is looking good.


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Forum: Fly Reels 11-24-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By backwoodsangler
Re: Allen Kraken drag pressure?

I have a Lamson and Sage as well, and I am thinking an Allen is sounding better and better. From all I have gathered they will be every bit as good as what I own. Sounds like you are thrilled with...
Forum: Fly Reels 11-23-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By backwoodsangler
Re: Allen Kraken drag pressure?

stl_geoff
If cranked down it will stop all line from coming out, I would say that's good enough:)
Thanks for the info!


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Forum: Fly Reels 11-23-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By backwoodsangler
Re: Allen Kraken drag pressure?

Thanks for the reply brookfieldangler. Seems like I have read somewhere that it cranks down pretty tight but I was just curious.

Justin thanks for the Welcome and for replying. I mentioned in my...
Forum: Fly Reels 11-23-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By backwoodsangler
Allen Kraken drag pressure?

Hello All,
Might anyone know how much drag pressure the Allen Kraken 3 (7/8) puts out? I am curious because I am looking to possibly replace a Sage 4280. The Sage only has about 3.5 lbs of drag...
Forum: Fly Reels 11-21-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,167
Posted By backwoodsangler
Welcome Home! Allen's first USA made fly reel

Hello
I am new to the forums and was mostly brought to register due to my search for info about Allen fly reels. As I researched the web for info I kept coming back to this forum. I figured why not...
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