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Forum: Fly Rod Building 06-21-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By logic_factory
Re: looking for extra-fast action blanks; specifically 10ft 5wt

yes, my researching introduced me to that company the other day. i ended up dismissing them based on price alone as i felt i might be able to find a more cost effective solution. after a long day...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 06-20-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By logic_factory
Re: looking for extra-fast action blanks; specifically 10ft 5wt

the two characteristics from the current rod that have me here are the height and how difficult it becomes to control the line when the rod gets loaded up to much. the height because it makes it...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 06-19-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By logic_factory
looking for extra-fast action blanks; specifically 10ft 5wt

i am no longer willing to tolerate the large inadequacy of my 8.5ft 5wt. the saving grace to this rod, which has keep it my only 5wt for about 15 years is how fast the action is. i have now started...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,257
Posted By logic_factory
Re: What is the best single piece of advice you would give beginners?

i would encourage those that start to look for the answers to their questions to complete the evolutionary cycle; starts basic, gets more complicated when you start researching fish biology and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,070
Posted By logic_factory
Re: Catch the same fish twice in one day?

i have done it on a couple of occasions, on the beaverkill river. the most notable time i shared my goal before hand. i had lost the fish the night earlier and caught it mid morning the next day on...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 05-11-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By logic_factory
Re: New to Forum and Sac area

i called that area home for 3+ years while stationed at beale afb.
the yuba river is an amazing fishery. it has an incredible diverse population of caddies, may and stone flies that go a long way...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,550
Posted By logic_factory
Re: 4 Must have flys

-comparadun

-foam emerger (most would call a beetle)

-nymph with 1970 dental dam(like a translucent greenish brown color) wrapped abdomen and same rubber for wing case with hairy thorax in...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 943
Posted By logic_factory
Re: why do you fly fish

to echo a couple aforementioned reasons; disconnect from reality, fly fishing typically places one in remote, pristine and beautiful places, i find mayfly's and trout to be the most beautiful species...
Forum: The Lodge Den 04-27-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 50,705
Posted By logic_factory
Re: Show us Your Photography

dean_mt,
thank you for the charitable compliment. i want to one day have a similar opportunity to capture a callibaetis so i can improve upon the image i have shared. the camera i was using was...
Forum: The Lodge Den 04-25-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 50,705
Posted By logic_factory
Re: Show us Your Photography

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h251/fishforlife/mayfly3.jpg
Forum: Fly Swap 04-07-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,358
Posted By logic_factory
Re: Mayfly Drake Fly Swap

ill share a pattern my father created; we call it a "drake emerger". it is very simple to tie effective enough that we do not have an alternative. it is tied on a heavier wire hook; e.g. nymph or...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By logic_factory
Re: i may begin fly fishing... questions and advice?

i will attempt to satisfy a couple other questions. my use of tippet may not be correct.

correct; backing, fly line, leader(tippet), fly.
i believe the loose criteria for backing is to provide...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-29-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By logic_factory
using a longer trout rod; e.g. 10ft 5wt?

potential positives: improved mending control, increased distance, accuracy?

negatives: limiting application in some rivers

what else may i be missing?

i guess my irrational concern is, are...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,781
Posted By logic_factory
Re: Barbed hooks? What's your opinion?

majority of the time i use a barbless hooks as i am almost entirely catch and release.
my reasoning; i figure their are others that get as much out of fishing as i and i would like to allow them the...
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