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Forum: Everything Else 04-27-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,545
Posted By tca1954
Re: Float Tubes - The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Hi guys,

Good article and comments about float tubes. I am interested in buying the Outcast Trekker. Anyone own one or had any experience with these?

Thanks.
Forum: Fly Rods 03-30-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,556
Posted By tca1954
mid priced 5 wts.

Hi everybody,

I've been shopping around for a new 5 wt for this spring and have narrowed down my choices to the following: Sage Fli, Orvis Clearwater II, Scott A2, Cabelas Sli, Loomis GL3. My...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-25-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,083
Posted By tca1954
Re: short rods vs. long rods

Thanks everybody for your comments, I believe the TFO I will be getting the TFO in the next couple of weeks and will let you know how it goes.
Forum: Fly Rods 03-21-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,083
Posted By tca1954
short rods vs. long rods

Hi Everybody,

I looking at adding a 5 wt. to my small selection of rods and am considering a shorter rod in this weight class. I am familiar with the advantages and disadvantages of long vs....
Forum: Fly Rods 03-11-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By tca1954
1 wt. line DT or WF

Hi everyone,

I asked this question before about an appropriate line for my Orvis Silver Lable 1 wt. rod. The rod is 8' mid flex 8, which I guess is a moderate/fast action.

Most recommendations...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-27-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,451
Posted By tca1954
Re: beginning rod vs. intermediate, advanced

Thanks everybody for your replies. I guess I'm just getting really frustrated trying to select a new rod for myself. I think rather than trying to make my next rod selection by reading about the...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-26-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,784
Posted By tca1954
Dorber fly rods

Hi Everyone,

I was wondering if anyone has heard of or uses a dorber fly rod. I came across their web site (global dorbeR group (http://www.dorber.com)) recently and I'm curious about their...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-26-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,451
Posted By tca1954
beginning rod vs. intermediate, advanced

Hi everyone,

I'm wondering why a lot of the lower priced rods are considered beginners rods. Rods like TFO, Redington, Echo, etc. are producing very good rods that are comparable to intermediate...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-26-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By tca1954
Re: looking for line recommendations

Joni,

One question for you about the Windcutter II you recommended for my 6 wt. Would this line handle bulky bass bugs and streamers well? I was really expecting a bass bug line recommendation and...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-26-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By tca1954
Re: looking for line recommendations

Thanks Joni for your input. I will take a look at the lines you suggested.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-26-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By tca1954
looking for line recommendations

Hi everyone,

I have some questions about fly lines. I need to replace my 1 wt., 4 wt. and 6wt. lines this year and need some help. My 1 wt. rod is an Orvis Silver Label 8' medium action rod. I use...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-22-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By tca1954
entry level-priced 2 piece, mid-priced 4 piece

I am wondering why it is difficult to find 2 piece rods in a mid-higher end fly rod, while entry level-rods seem to have a good selection of 2 piece versions. Scott E2 or Sage VT2 (mid-high priced)...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-09-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By tca1954
Rogue fly rods

Hi everyone,

I thought I saw somewhere in this forum some reference to rogue fly rods. I have never heard of this brand of fly rod before and I went to their website and noticed that they offer...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-03-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By tca1954
please help with 4 wt. rod selection

Hi everyone,

I am looking to replace my redington rs2 9' 4 wt. rod and need some advice. Currently, I own several rods of various wts. and actions, an Orvis Silver Label 8' 1 wt., TFO Pro Series...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By tca1954
Re: broken tip and performance

Thanks for the info. I will try what you have recommended.
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By tca1954
broken tip and performance

Hi everybody,

I recently broke the tip off my redington rs2 4 wt. rod. I was heart broken because this is one of my favorite rods. I only lost about an inch off the end and I am hoping that I can...
Forum: Fly Reels 01-29-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,149
Posted By tca1954
Re: Reel choice for a 0 or 00wt rod?

Hi plland,

I am a light rod fan as well and also have had a hard time finding a good reel for my 1 wt. Orvis. Currently I am using a Cabelas Pretige reel that is rated for a 2-3 wt. line which is...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-29-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,685
Posted By tca1954
ultra light rods for bass, carp

Hi everyone, I am new to the forum and would like to introduce myself. My name is Tom A. and I live in the Chicago area. I have been fly fishing for about 5 years and fish many for bluegill and bass...
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