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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-12-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By billyspey
Re: What's special about razor scissors?

I don't know of a Japanese fly tying scissors .Japanese forged would be expensive depending on blade steel . But the quality would be great . The Japanese have gotten really in to fishing so I am...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-11-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By billyspey
Re: What's special about razor scissors?

Razor shears was born in japan . What this indicates convex edge with deeper hollow griind allowing a sharper edge more as a slice . The best are forged in Japan . Dr slicks are a copy made in ...
Forum: Fly Lines 04-08-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By billyspey
Re: 3 lines for Sage One 590

That should cover it might want a sink tip
Forum: Member Introductions 04-08-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By billyspey
Re: New Member Nashville Tn

Welcome, for great info on ff ck the guys at Fly South in Nashville
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By billyspey
Re: Orvis CFO Reels worth the money?

IsIt worth it ? No ,but if you want one that's the price you pay. ( cheap is never good and good is never cheap )
Forum: Fly Rods 03-13-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,150
Posted By billyspey
Re: If the Sage One 5 wt is so great .... ??

If you remember the XP did also , was called a tomato stake by some , but I really liked it still fish a 490 ,691, and a 790 , but I am a big fan of the Zenith 1 piece rods a 4 and a 5 wt. for me...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By billyspey
Re: Greatest 3 Weight Rods

Sage 389ll is the very best 3 wt. ever built. By far.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,111
Posted By billyspey
Re: Stiff wrist/Flex wrist

Just sling so paint of the brush or maybe just water and you won't have to do much clean up.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By billyspey
Re: Carpel Tunnel surgery/recovery/issues

I had the surgery during Christmas Holidays 2 years ago ,after 5 weeks of no work ( I work with hands) no problems , fished ever sence no pain. Pain was gone when I woke after surgery. I sleep with a...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-12-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,238
Posted By billyspey
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,115
Posted By billyspey
Re: What am I missing?

I don't get to fish as much as I would like ,so for my enjoyment I would like to spend on good equipment . I am a believer of ( good is never cheap and cheap is never good ). I would prefer to have a...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-15-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,640
Posted By billyspey
Re: NRX LP or standard NRX

Why not another Hardy Zenith. I use a 4 wt for dry fly fishing works great
Forum: Fly Rods 12-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,667
Posted By billyspey
Re: 5 wt Hardy Zenith

The one piece Zenith is a special rod , out preformed the Sage One ,and the Scott Radian that I have owned so I got rid of those , I also have a one piece 4 wt . I fish the 5wt the most it feels...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By billyspey
Re: Fly fishing as church...

God is everywhere you just got to look for him.
Forum: Fly Rods 11-16-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By billyspey
Re: A 4wt with some backbone

The Sage 4wt XP has more back bone . But finding one to wiggle might be a problem they haven't made them for a while . You might consider a Sage one you can find those to wiggle . Loomis Nrx is a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By billyspey
Courtland trout boss fly line ?

Just purchased a 6 wt trout boss line .having just lawn cast the tip section doesn't turn over well ,has anyone else had this problem, and what was your remedy , thinking about cutting some of the...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-07-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By billyspey
Re: One Piece Rods?

My one piece rods fit well in my Jeep Grand Cherokee with rod loft no problem , I mounted the case to a suspended shelf in my garage will hold 2 one piece zenith.
Forum: Fly Rods 11-01-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,174
Posted By billyspey
Re: Hardy zenith one piece rod

Best lines for these rods is Rio Gold ,SA xpert distance , Courtland trout boss.
SA GPX is two heavy too short of a head . I personally use the SA texture xpert distance , cast short ,long and...
Forum: Fly Lines and Tippets etc. Classifieds 10-24-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By billyspey
Re: New Cortland Fly Lines

I would like the 6wt boss . How do I pay
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By billyspey
Re: Trouten is over here

Nothing wrong about grouse hunting behind a good dog, I use to give up trout en every fall in pursuit the elusive thunder wings , got knee problems and my gsp passes on just quit. Sure have missed...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By billyspey
Re: My 4 Stroke Won't Start

How old is the gas ? Always buy 100 present gas . Ethanol breakdown fast , gums up your carbs . Had this problem more than once . Made a believer out of me 100 present gas only plus additive always ,...
Forum: Other Gear 09-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By billyspey
Re: Tacky Fly Box

A little on. The heavy side.
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By billyspey
Re: Best Weekdays to Fish

Any or every day !
Forum: Fly Rods 09-12-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By billyspey
Re: G Loomis NRX - Which one?

A favorite 5 wt. of mine ,I also like Hardy zenith one piece 5 wt.
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By billyspey
Re: Guide/shop recommendations for GSMNP

Josh frointer anglers Maryville Tn.
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