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Forum: Fly Lines Today, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By eastfly66
Re: Gold/GPX Any Difference ?

Alex & Itch , can you tell me the merits of the GPX ? I can see where it may not excel as a dedicated DF presentation line but Gold probably wouldn't be my first choice in that field either. A...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 80
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Ferrule tapeing

I haven't been at the 2 hander long and wax but no tape , I may start giving that a second thought now ....
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By eastfly66
Re: FS: Thomas and Thomas NS II

This is a very nice rod guys , cast close and long , handles a 200 grain no problem. Tiny dries to Kelly G. streamers. Line match for me , Rio Gold & Mastery Trout DT. I am hoping a SA XD that is on...
Forum: Fly Lines Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 199
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Anyone else hate Rio Gold?

Todd , if you know where the XD is on closeout in #5 let me know will ya ? It appears I missed the boat once again !

Hey , to really mess things up with all the lince choices , if you like to SHS...
Forum: Fly Lines Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 199
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Anyone else hate Rio Gold?

A buddy of mine has the TFO you mention and loaned it to me for a while to try out. Depending on your casting stroke and preferences I agree with Jaybo , the Mastery Trout should be a better fit. I...
Forum: Fly Lines Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Gold/GPX Any Difference ?

Thanks for the advise guys , I'm cancelling the order and sticking with the Gold.
Forum: Fly Lines Yesterday, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By eastfly66
Gold/GPX Any Difference ?

I thought I would take advantage of the closeout , usually go with the Gold , the tapers look almost alike , can anyone tell me if they found them to be different so I can return if I made a mistake...
Forum: Spey Fly Lines and other Spey Tackle 08-31-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Rio Mow Tips

Good question ? I think they are level T lengths ....lets wait and see ?
Forum: Fly Reels 08-31-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,401
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Aspen Reels

I unwillingly executed a " drop test " with this reel , the rod and reel fell off the table saw in my garage and landed HARD on the concrete floor, directly on the reel bottom. Not so much as a rash...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-30-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By eastfly66
Long belly SH lines ?

Anyone here have experience with the long belly or extended rear taper lines ?
I would like to compare notes , I'm trying to get used to a couple and question my objectives/expectations.

A couple...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-30-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Lines : Soft vs Stiff ?

Funny , yes ....but not exactly the info I was looking for Fred :)
Forum: Fly Lines 08-30-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By eastfly66
Lines : Soft vs Stiff ?

I have never given this much thought until now , I imagine it is more important to the dedicated dry fly person ? I do understand and see the benefit in a long carry and distance ( not of huge...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-30-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,401
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Aspen Reels

How much backing did you get on and with what line ? I thought the specs provided on the site to be underestimated but practical ?
Forum: Fly Rods 08-29-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Great Lakes Trib Steelhead Indicator Rod Suggestions

How about this somewhere in the middle ?

G. Loomis Nativerun GLX, 9'6", 8wt, 4 piece, great condition - Upcountry Sportfishing...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-29-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Great Lakes Trib Steelhead Indicator Rod Suggestions

My mistake , I thought you were talking GL NY & WNY/Ohio , I'm not familiar with Michigan ...yet. I did try a couple of the Mystic trout 2 handers at Spey Nation , if I was in the market for a rod ,...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-28-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Great Lakes Trib Steelhead Indicator Rod Suggestions

Most of the tribs are not that big and the drifts are not that long , ever consider a 9 footer ?
Forum: Northeast 08-28-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By eastfly66
Cote's Fly Shop-MA

Joseph A. Cote of Cote's Fly shop passed away today at home surrounded by his family. He will be missed. My condolences to Ray and the family.
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Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 08-27-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By eastfly66
Re: G Loomis Crosscurrent GLX 9' 10 Wt

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posted for Mr. Foxpro
Forum: Fly Reels 08-27-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Abel SD

I am willing to wager , it is worth the wait , I love my Abel's :)
Forum: Fly Reels 08-27-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,401
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Aspen Reels

The MA 300 weighs 5.6 oz my estimate lined with backing about 6.3 +
My T-4 loaded comes in at 5.7 oz , if your looking for a super light reel , it is probably not for you. The MID 325 loaded comes...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 08-26-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By eastfly66
Re: G Loomis Crosscurrent GLX 9' 10 Wt

I upload to photobucket first , than click on http (something like that) and (to right of uploaded photo , one on the bottom)this will copy the link , paste it into attach photo back here, little...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-26-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Cortland Trout Boss ?

Thanks for the input , I have a 1st gen also and noted the hinge effect and thought it was in my stroke , I was thinking of cutting it back a bit. I also have a #5 HTx , I ordered it not making note...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-25-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,401
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Aspen Reels

Thanks again BEF for the time & effort in providing a well thought out and fair review. The information provided along with already having a 325 MID in hand , I have no reservations in adding a 350...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-24-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Cortland Trout Boss ?

I contacted Cortland Line today , the main difference is the head is shorter and replaced with a "handling section" 10' in length. The previous version was true to weight and the HTx (current version...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-23-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By eastfly66
Cortland Trout Boss ?

Would anyone know what the deal is with the different Trout Boss lines ? I see a number of them for sale and auction but they have different packaging although the same line (ex. WF5F ) I know there...
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