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Forum: Fly Rods Yesterday, 05:55 PM
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Forum: Fly Rods Yesterday, 05:23 PM
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Views: 355
Posted By Curtis
Re: Scott or Winston

If you keep the winston I would like to hear your price for the Scott
Forum: Fly Rods 02-11-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Curtis
Re: New rod advice

You can definitely fish one rod on any stream. I did it when I was first starting out. An older Cortland nine foot five weight. It is definitely advantageous to have a three weight (and a two, and a...
Forum: Western U.S. 02-11-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By Curtis
Re: Blacksmith Fork, UT

I never make it up there in the winter so I can't comment on it right now, but me and a friend fished it once in late summer and did well. This was before access was restored so we were very limited...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Curtis
Re: So I won the caption contest, what happens now?

I won it a couple months back. He set me up a credit on his site under my email address.

Got some pretty sweet swag with that credit too. If not in the market for a rod or reel, seriously look at...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-10-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Curtis
Re: New rod advice

I too am in Utah.

Of the two, I would definitely steer you toward the Imperial. It is a great rod and made in the USA.

The CT is a phenomenal casting rod as well, though the 9' 5wt is my...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 598
Posted By Curtis
Re: How many waders do you have?

One pair of G3 and one pair of G4's.
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 768
Posted By Curtis
Re: Roto Molded Cooler Review

I researched the RTIC brand when they started advertising. They are made in the same factories as Yeti from what I can gather, and have the same technology. Yeti is like any name brand; Coke,...
Forum: Fly Reels 02-04-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By Curtis
Re: immigrant reel invasion

I have a couple Asian reels and they are quality, especially reels from manufacturers like Sage, Allen, Cheeky, ETC. But I do think we are accepting too much from outside the US here. Our jobs are...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,319
Posted By Curtis
Re: Do we need expensive rod to fly fish with?

Do you need an expensive rod?

Yeah, maybe..

If you want it and have worked your butt off to have the things you have, then by all means, you do need it.

I have fished, owned, and sold, a...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-02-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Curtis
Re: Echo Base vs Greys GS

Have you tried a different line on the Greys?

I have heard good reviews of that rod, and can't imagine that another beginner rod will give you that much more.

I would see if a better line...
Forum: Fly Lines 02-02-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By Curtis
Re: trout stalker

Everyone can give you an idea of what line they love, and that is a good starting point. But you may get that same line on the same rod and absolutely hate it.

Try to get to a shop and cast some...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-01-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 524
Posted By Curtis
Re: Dubbing tool

I have several different ones that I no longer use since getting the Stonfo Elite.

It is amazing. Costs a bit more but it truly does everything it claims.
Forum: Fly Lines 02-01-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By Curtis
Re: What fly line?

See if you can find a Scientific Anglers Air Cel. They have been severely overlooked in the last several years as they are "Old technology" but the fact is that they are great lines that have a...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 01-31-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Curtis
Re: Wtb- scott s4 906-4

Thanks for the heads up. I found the one I was looking for.
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 01-31-2016, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Curtis
Wtb- scott s4 906-4

Looking for a nine foot 6 weight S4 in Excellent to mint/new condition.


Forum: Fly Reels 01-30-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Curtis
Re: Decent inexpensive 3-4 wt reel?

A reel that truly surprised me is the Cabelas Wind River.

You can get them from Cabelas for under $20 and honestly, they could sell them for much more. I bought one as a cheap throw behind the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By Curtis
Re: Rod Carriers

I put a shell, racks, and two Rod Vaults on my truck. They are fantastic.
Forum: Fly Rods 01-21-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By Curtis
Re: So, I don't have enough fly rods and I need some advice....

I will second the High Stick Drifter in the 10 foot 4 weight. I am by no means a euro expert, but it is something I turn to on occasion and it is very effective in the right situation.

The HSD is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,669
Posted By Curtis
Re: Warning Label - On a Fly Rod...Really?

Got a Blue Halo rod in the mail today that had one on it.

Pretty pathetic that people are so sue happy that we need such things.

But that is the world we live in.
Forum: Fly Rods 01-17-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By Curtis
Re: Fiberglass or Graphite?

There is no reason to pick either over the other for all situations.

But there are times when both shine where others they may not.

I have an Epic 686 that will lay out a ton of line into the...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-17-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 912
Posted By Curtis
Re: Graywolf custom rods?

Shane has built four of my rods and I have had nothing but praise for his work and also in dealing with him to get them done. I have had inscriptions done, strange requests on how I wanted the wraps...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-16-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 457
Posted By Curtis
Re: fly hook brands

I have been using a lot of the Stealth Hooks brand lately and the more I use them, the more I decide I think they are the best. The black on them is amazing and muted and they just have shapes that...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 01-16-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,013
Posted By Curtis
Re: Stinky Waders

Get a Peet boot dryer with the wader conversion. It works wonders for drying them and keeping them smelling fresh.
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 01-16-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Curtis
Re: Keeping Mildew out of rod tube?

I always leave the tube open on the way home after a trip and when home I set the rod out overnight.

Never put it back wet and close it up. Not only can it mildew the tube, but it can also swell...
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