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Forum: Fly Rods 12-20-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,321
Posted By damato1969co
Re: What is a good cheaper pole

There is a couple of good rods out there. St. Croix-Elkhorn are my fav for mid priced rods. Both great warranty...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Friends on the forum----

Hi guys-
Alaska was awesome and I hope to return again next year. Glad you got into some fish Ard after I left. Wish I had more time also-would have been great. Good pics too- Could not...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By damato1969co
Friends on the forum----

Just a shout out to Ard from Alaska.(Hardyreels) Had the chance to hit Alaska this year and had some time to hook up with Ard. Did some fishing together and had a great time. All due to this...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-15-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,045
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Review of the Hardy zenith 6wt.

I have not fished any dries with it yet,etc. Mainly a streamer rod and not enough hatching yet.. Been some Bwo's of course but I fish an Elkhorn Nomad 8' 3wt I built for that. Mostly because I fish a...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-13-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,045
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Review of the Hardy zenith 6wt.

Well congrats to Rob11, sounds like you are pretty happy so far. I would check this rod out if you are in the market right now. I have fished some more with it and can say it is quite the rod.. I...
Forum: Fly Lines 04-30-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,685
Posted By damato1969co
Rio LT fly lines....

Anyone use Rio LT on any medium to fast action rods. I have it on my 8' 3wt and I like it alot. But its a mid flex rod so not sure what it would do with a fast action rod. Let me know if you have...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-30-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By damato1969co
Re: RUBY River (MT) fishing access... how is it?

Larry is right-anyplace you can access a river from public property is good. Including bridges,etc. And you do have to stay below high water mark but thats it in a nutshell......FYI-think you can...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-30-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,045
Posted By damato1969co
Review of the Hardy zenith 6wt.

Just wanted to throw my personal review of the Hardy Zenith out there. The real battle was actually getting one. Anyway I wanted a new streamer rod and I have been throwing some new, and some old...
Forum: The Fly Cast 04-22-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,633
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Casting weighted streamers

Randy and Chrome both have good advise, the lowdown....Open up your loop quite a bit and dont make a bunch of false casts.....When your using heavy streamers you want to pick up alot of line and...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-06-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,086
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Sage Z-Axis

You will not go wrong buying the Z-Axis. It is a great rod and alot of fun to fish with. I would wait and maybe go throw the Zenith also if you can. Threw it at the Denver show and was very...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-22-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,759
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Looking for a 3wt, any advice?

What kind of application are you looking for exactly? I tend to go for a slower rod when i get out anything below a 5wt. Especially using alot of small dries. I second the choice on the St. Croix...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-12-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,282
Posted By damato1969co
Re: New Yellowstone Angler 5wt Shootout

My two cents,
I dont know how anyone alse tests rods but thats usually the way I do and most people I know. Throwing rods beside each other is really the true way to get a feel for...
Forum: Fly Reels 05-03-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,831
Posted By damato1969co
Re: best waders

My two cents-like others have said, save and get some better quality. Now I dont know about hopperfishing but I have Patagonias top wader and they are tough as hell. Two years with everything you...
Forum: Fly Reels 04-09-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,919
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Reel for Z-axis?

Decided not to overline and went instead with the Rio Gold and it seems to cast well. I also do not think the Z-axis is super fast(still fast) so I wanted to keep the speed with a little extra weight...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,718
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Favorite Fly fishing book?

By far some of the best fly fishing authors out there are Dave Hughes, his buddy Rick Hafele also is very good and old school E. Schwiebert for his details...Also Im from Colorado and Ward and...
Forum: Fly Lines 04-05-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,200
Posted By damato1969co
Re: floating line for the Z-axis?

So what line did you go with ? What about you Ddombos2? Im going to try the GPX tommorrow and waiting for the Gold to get in to throw that later!
Forum: Fly Reels 04-05-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,919
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Reel for Z-axis?

Thanks again-yeah sounds like alot are going with the Rio or SA gpx. Think I will try the Sa first. Also did get the Evolution LT(copper) and I am happy with it so far. Time will tell but it is damn...
Forum: Fly Reels 04-01-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,919
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Reel for Z-axis?

If anyone has checked back on this thread please let me know what lines you have on your Z-axis and what you like about it! I have used SA mastery and Orvis Wunderline(not on the new Z) but alot of...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-29-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,919
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Reel for Z-axis?

Going tommorrow to check out the new LT and look at the nautilus also. I think between those two and maybe Lamson or Bauer I should find something that matches pretty good. Would prefer something...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-26-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,919
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Reel for Z-axis?

Thanks for the input-I have also thrown Ross into the mix with Nautilus and Lampson. Tried to find on old Evo but no 2's anywhere. Like the look and good drag-plus made here in Colorado. Might...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-24-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,919
Posted By damato1969co
Re: Reel for Z-axis?

So this leads me to some questions-first for MoscaPescador-the Abel is nice! Whats up with the Lamson? Thats a pretty nice and light reel. That is one mfg I was looking at because of the sealed drag...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-22-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,919
Posted By damato1969co
Reel for Z-axis?

First off thanks too everyone who posts about gear,etc. Moderators-big help...thanks for taking the time! I owe this as I had used this forum for alot of research in the past and it pays...
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