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Forum: Fly Rods 04-23-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,595
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: 6wt Recommendation

Is there any way that you can test cast some of these rods?
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,580
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: How old is your 'fishing car?'

My 2005 Subaru Outback has about 117K miles and it still purrs like a kitten. The all wheel drive feature comes in handy for a lot of the dirt roads that I need to get to for my fishing...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-16-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Saltwater Flies - Need advice

Homer and Jim pretty much covered it.

I have heard that the fishing Tahiti is like Christmas Island. You will be walking a lot of flats.

I will add something to the discussion. Jim talked...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-16-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Best rod for throwing articulated streamers?

What you should be looking for is a quality faster action 6 or 7 weight in a 9' to 10' length depending on the payload that you intend to throw and length preference.

My main trout streamer rod is...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-16-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Best rod for throwing articulated streamers?

What fish are you targeting?

What size fly?

Is the fly sparsely tied, or is it tied bulky?

Is the fly weighted?

I will use anything from a 4 weight to an 8 weight for a streamer rod. I...
Forum: Fly Reels 04-13-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Salmon reel choice

Welcome to the forum, and lucky you!

All are good reels, and like fyshstykr, I'm kind of partial to the Lamsons, but I may err towards the newer Speedster model. I prefer the narrower and...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 04-07-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: sierra opener.

Popular options are the West and East Forks of the Carson River off of Highways 88 and 89. Alpine County stocks the forks heavily for the opener. If wild fish are your targets, you can hike below...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-26-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: 5wt. weighted line for lake inlets.,...

You could use a sinking type leader if you wish.

Nothing beats using the right line for the job. A full sink line with an appropriate leader in stillwater will keep the fly at the proper depth...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-25-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Scott Heliply 8'8 8wt

You are welcome.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-25-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: 5wt. weighted line for lake inlets.,...

Use an intermediate sink line.

Examples: Rio Camolux, Cortland Precision Clear Camo Line.

Forum: Fly Reels 03-24-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: what do think about bauer reelsiu

I own an older MacKenzie Superlite #5 model which is rated as for 9/10 weight single handed rods. I used it on my 12'9" 6 weight Spey rod, but stopped using it for that purpose. It was too light. ...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-11-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: New reel

Enjoy your new toy.

Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: California or Las Vegas or San Francisco trout fishing

All the good trout fishing in Northern California will be east of San Francisco.

Do your research on:
Putah Creek - Rainbow and Brown Trout
Lower Yuba River - Rainbow Trout
Lower Feather River...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: spare spool alternative?

There are a few different line winders that are available at the retail level. These allow you to wind your lines in larger coils. Loop to loop connections make changes quick.
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Shop/lodge positions

You may want to check the Vail Resorts job board from time to time. It operates three fly fishing retailers in Colorado (Gore Creek Flyfishermen, Taylor Creek Fly Shop, San Miguel Anglers) plus a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: old fly line

Same here.
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,983
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Anyone not use tippet? fly right to leader

Itch beat me to this. Darn good suggestion!

Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-19-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Bonefishing setup

Lots of good advice, so far.

If you get a chance, test cast your rod with an eight and a nine weight demo line from your local fly shop on a windy day. In some bonefishing situations, you need to...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-19-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Loreto Mexico in March

If you plan on contacting anyone, contact Pam Bolles at the Baja Big Fish Company ( She could give you the skinny on what's going on. As mentioned, March is not prime time, but...
Forum: Fly Lines 02-05-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Streamer Line for 7wt.

It is a fine line. The head has plenty of mass to load the fastest single hand seven weights. I like how the running line is a tad thicker than average which makes for nice handling on cold days.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-09-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Alevin?

I usually dead drift an alevin pattern under an indicator in the local anadromous rivers. It's a very effective technique on Steelhead and the resident trout.

In regards to what they are called,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: fly line shelf life ?

Some of my tropical lines that I used on my last trip were well over five years old. They worked fine.

After a trip, I remove the lines off the spools, soak and clean them, and store them in six...
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Starter rod for salt water

What he said.

Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Pre tying tippet to flies?

I know a few people who do this. Just place your pre-tied rig in a small Zip Loc type bag.

Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By MoscaPescador
Re: Posting pictures

You can load images directly to your photo albums within your user profiles. Then you can copy the url to the post.
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