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Forum: The Lodge Den 03-25-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By mysticm
Re: I think I found my potential next car...?

You must be the lucky few....issue with the US made Turbo Subies is that their engines are more sensitive to abuse (poor oil change intervals etc) than other cars. So if the original owner was...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-25-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By mysticm
Re: I think I found my potential next car...?

Hope they bring it to the States. Generally Europe gets all the special versions and we get the 'global' models.

As a long term Subaru fan (owned a 2001 WRX for > 11 years, 210,000mi on stock...
Forum: Flies 03-25-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By mysticm
Re: favorite soft hackle hook

My favorite style of fly to tie and fish. I have gone to Allen Fly Fishing W501 and W502 series of hooks...reasonably priced and decent quality for what they cost.

I am in no way connected to them...
Forum: Other Gear 03-23-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By mysticm
Re: Wading shoes...

Second this recommendation as well. My footwear of choice for the freestone streams I frequent in the Appalachians, these streams require a bit of hiking and the Rip Raps work great....saves me the...
Forum: Fly Lines 03-18-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By mysticm
Re: Loomis NRX LP 9' 5wt, recommended line

I have cast one that belonged to my buddy...it sang with the Rio Gold but my casting was only on grass.....so no experience in actual fishing.

Check out the extensive review on the rod by...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By mysticm
Re: Greatest 3 Weight Rods

Agreed, the super fines are designed to load with a short line out the tip, so really effective in casting short distances in the smaller creeks / streams.

Another favorite of mine is the Winston...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-03-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By mysticm
Re: GoPro Cutthroat fishing movie

Love the footage, looks like a terrific day on the water. Congrats on the fish.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-26-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,064
Posted By mysticm
Re: Two minute ties and Guide Flies

For me, Frenchie nymphs, Klinkhamers & Parachute Dries are ones I can crank out in 2 mins or under once I get started. Its all about the preparing all the materials ahead of time & keeping everything...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-20-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By mysticm
Re: Orvis 8'6" Superfine carbon

Love everything about my Superfine 904-4 except the bling bling reel seat hardware. Would love the same rod with the unlocking seat hardware from the old Superfine Trout Bum series.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-19-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 916
Posted By mysticm
Re: Frank Sawyer's Killer Bug and Chadwick-477

Silver:
I have a whole spool of the Spindrift Yarn, probably more than I will ever use...I will send some to you if you like. How much do you need? Just saw Larry's post above, but you can never...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 02-19-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By mysticm
Re: Sage ZXL, Loomis GLX StreamDance, Orvis F&F

Updated posting with pictures and lowered asking prices...make me an offer, the worst I can do is say no :)
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 02-19-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By mysticm
Orvis CFO III & Ross Rhythm 1.5

As others, doing a pre-spring cleanup and realized that I have way too many reels. Here are the first two I wish to offer for sale-

1) Orvis CFO III Click & Pawl Drag- Mechanically perfect,...
Forum: Flies 02-16-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By mysticm
Re: Emergers foam post vs poly yarn vs calfs hair vs cdc

I have used the PP Parapost yarn, CDC & Zelon but my favorite these days is 'Congo Hair'. The Congo Hair ties very well (post is very small in diameter at hook relative to the wing), so the hair has...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 02-14-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By mysticm
Re: Is it possible to get away from people in Ohio?

Don't come...you will only add to the problem. Trout streams are very few and are chock full of anglers...In all the years I have lived here, I have yet to have a piece of water that did not have...
Forum: Fly Lines 02-14-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By mysticm
Re: RIO Trout Lt WF or DT for smaller streams ?

If you can try other lines, I highly recommend the other 'normal' taper design line. The LT lines have a longer taper than normal. For small streams, you probably need a line that will load your rod...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-14-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By mysticm
Re: Fishing My Circa

Look forward to seeing pics of your rig when your batteries are charged. Meanwhile, secret to casting such deep flexing rods is to let the rod do the work....don't force the forward cast. For the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,205
Posted By mysticm
Re: If high-gloss fly rods spook trout then why ...

My opinion is that we anglers spook trout more via poor casting, poor line management and poor positioning in the river relative to the quarry we are targeting than by the color of our fly rod blank....
Forum: Flies 02-10-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By mysticm
Re: Zebra midge purple and rust

It looks like each year I have make slight variations on the standard patterns to attract & fool the local trout. This year, the purple zebra midge w silver wire and mercury bead has been a...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 02-02-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By mysticm
Sage ZXL, Loomis GLX StreamDance, Orvis F&F

I know I am going to regret selling these but want to try something else,

1) Sage ZXL 590-4, great shape, blank is spotless, reel seat may have a couple of water spots & small scratches from use....
Forum: Fly Lines and Tippets etc. Classifieds 02-02-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By mysticm
Sci Angler, SAGE, Rio, Jim Teeny

A few lines that are not being used. Prefer PP, Asking prices are shipped within the Continental United States. Lines are in good shape, no cracks or blemishes etc. I am selling because they aren't...
Forum: Fly Lines 01-20-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By mysticm
Re: need line for a 10' 3 wt zenith

I have the exact rod & have found either of the following lines to work very well:

SA Mastery Trout Taper WF3F
SA Mastery Trout Taper DT3F
Rio LT DT3F
SAGE Performance Taper DT3F

I use mine...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-20-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By mysticm
Re: Review, fish on opinions.

For 'fish on feel', my favorite one is a custom Payne 100 bamboo my wife had made for my B'day a few years ago, second favorite is the Winston BIIT 864-4.........you never said I could not have more...
Forum: Other Gear 01-19-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By mysticm
Re: Best Case for Traveling with Multiple Rods

Hi,
I use the Clear Creek "Rum City Rod Carrier"....dumb name but the bag is a quality piece of kit. Great zippers and fit and finish is top notch. The thing I really like about the bag is that it...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-05-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 404
Posted By mysticm
Re: Tying with Klinkenhammer hooks

Lovely patterns...these days most of my parachute emerger patterns are tied on the Daiichi Klinkhammer hooks. Here are a couple that have fooled many a trout during some of my past trips. I prefer...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 394
Posted By mysticm
Re: Merry Christmas Everybody

JP: Wish you and family a merry christmas as well. I was fondly recalling my trip this past summer to Gerlos.
-Shrish
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