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Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-27-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Now I have to start learning all over again!!!

Thanks Mark. Great information!!!
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-25-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By sam4msu
Now I have to start learning all over again!!!

I am just getting my confidence fishing the tailwater streams here in the Tennessee Valley and now I will have to learn how to fish on the flats. I just accepted a position with my company in...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By sam4msu
Well, now I have to learn all over again...

I am just getting my confidence fishing the tailwater streams here in the Tennessee Valley and now I will have to learn how to fish on the flats. I just accepted a position with my company in...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-20-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Bronze

Man, you're killin me!!! I've gotta find some streams like that one!!! They've gotta be here, afterall, I'm just across the mountain from ya!!!
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Snake II reel

I have an Allen Alpha that I got when they had them on closeout. I have nothing but good to say about the company and the reel. I have not needed to use their warranty service, but they are very...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By sam4msu
Question about Kentucky...

There is a chance that I will have a business opportunity that could take me and my family to Mayfield Kentucky, just south of Padukah, for a few years. Can anyone tell me anything about that area? ...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-17-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Newbie reel question

WOW...My new reel came in today, I haven't put line on it yet but it is a thing of beauty!!! I can tell already that I made the right choice!!! Thanks Justin.
Forum: Fly Rods 03-17-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Silly newbie question

I also e-mailed TFO just to be sure...They said not to wax. Thanks all for the responses.
Forum: Fly Rods 03-15-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Silly newbie question

Man, I just washed my face...I guess I will have to opt for something other than the oil from the side of my nose!!!
Forum: Fly Rods 03-15-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By sam4msu
Silly newbie question

I just got my new TFO Pro 5 wt 4 pc rod in. I am waiting on my Allen Alpha reel. Is there anything I need to do to the rod before I fish with it? I have heard something about putting wax on the...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-15-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Newbie rig??

Well I got my TFO Pro in the mail today, waiting on the Allen Alpha to arrive. I'm like a kid waiting on Christmas!!! I will give a fishing report once I get it all together and am able to got it...
Forum: Other Gear 03-13-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Newbie waders question....

Ard,
I bought the Frogg Toggs waders. I will be going fishing this Friday and will post a response here over the weekend with my thoughts on them.
Forum: Other Gear 03-12-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Newbie waders question....

Above the number I posted is quite an understatement when you are talking about Simms!! To help some other large fly fishers, I have found 2 sources for waders that might help. BigCamo.com has...
Forum: Other Gear 03-12-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Newbie waders question....

Thanks Bill, I'll check them out.
Forum: Other Gear 03-11-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By sam4msu
Newbie waders question....

I am in the market for a set of chest waders. My budget is a max of $150.00. My problem is that I am short and fat!!! I am 5'10" and 300lbs. I wear a size 10 1/2 shoe. Everything that I have...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Midwest Fly Fishing Expo

Justin...Get back to the office and ship out my Alpha!!!:-) The wait is gonna be tough!!!
Forum: Fly Reels 03-09-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Newbie reel question

After emailing back and forth with Justin, I decided on the Allen Alpha. The sale price is still in their system and shows when you place the order. I can't wait to get it and slay my first trout...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-09-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Newbie reel question

Once again, thanks for all of your advice. I will be ordering something tonight after seeing any other suggestions and investigating them.
Thanks to all for the great help.
Forum: Fly Reels 03-09-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Newbie reel question

Thanks Dan...I'll look into those reels. Madison River is actually where I ordered the rod from, great deal. All of the closeout reels are higher priced than I am prepared to spend right now. ...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-09-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By sam4msu
Newbie reel question

I have ordered a 9' 5wt TFO Lefty Kreh Professional series rod (got a great deal on it) What reel do you all recommend that I put on it. I will be mostly tailrace trout fishing with it, sometimes I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Fishing this weekend!

I'll be on the Sipsey river early on Saturday. Forecast is sunny and high 50's.
Forum: Fly Rods 02-28-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By sam4msu
Re: Newbie rig??

Thanks for all of the advice here. I am looking to keep it in the $200 range, maybe a little more. I will be fishing a mix of tight waters and open waters.
Forum: Fly Rods 02-27-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By sam4msu
Newbie rig??

I am looking at a TFO Lefty Kreh Signature model in 9' 5wt with either a TFO Prism 5 wt or a TFO Midge 5wt reel. I have also been looking at the Okuma Sierra, SLV or Integrity in 5wt. Any...
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