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Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 06-08-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By thenewlushlife
Dying feathers

Hey there everybody.
So I am new to dying feathers, I got myself some acid dyes. I am attempting to dye some rhea feathers, very similar to ostrich herl. At any rate the rhea feathers are natural,...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-21-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: "Fast action" vs "Stiff"

Sweetsalt if you go into streams of dreams and tell the kid working there you like fast action rods, he will bite your head off, shove a T&T rod down your throat, and tell you all other rods are...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-21-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Orvis Sft or Sage Txl-f?

I think you misunderstood fly guy's comment, he's saying that the superfine is so amazing it will cause you to dislike all other rods haha :)
Forum: Fly Rods 05-21-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: all around trout rod

The trouble w/ Winston's as "all rounders" is the lack of butt power while fishing nymph rigs and streamers, if ur a dry fly purist Winston is it. However, for an all rounder u may want more butt...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-14-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: "Fast action" vs "Stiff"

Fast action- stiff butt section and/or a lot of butt power, but the tip is soft and has fast recovery. Ex: Sage Z-Axis, g.loomis glx streamdance

Stiff-uniformally stiff from butt to tip, generally...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-14-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Orvis Sft or Sage Txl-f?

I own the SFT 8' 4 weight and boy is it a sweet lil rod for the money, small stream dry fly fishing it's just magic. However, I have fished the txl-f 7'10" 4 weight and wow was that sweet, much more...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-29-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By thenewlushlife
Echo3 9' 4weight

I'm wondering if anybody here fishes the echo3 9' 4weight. Also, someone who uses sage, loomis or other high performance blanks, how does the echo3 stack up against them? What are your general...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 04-29-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Extras - Galvan, SAGE, Hardy, Orvis & Granger

Sage 506 reel still for sale? Btw which line weights is it made for?
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 04-29-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: WTT: Sage ZXL 590-4 for Sage SLT 590-4

Let me know if the sale falls through I'll buy it.
Forum: Fly Lines 04-29-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 870
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Best knot for 4wt line to backing without a welded loop.

If you don't want or don't know how to tie a nail knot. The next best thing is half a Uni-knot, it's very easy and is almost as strong as nail knot, and looks the same once tightened down. For a 4...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 03-21-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: FS sage z-axis 8110-4 switch rod

Price dropped to $575+shipping
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 03-18-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By thenewlushlife
FS sage z-axis 8110-4 switch rod

Selling my z-axis 8110 b/c my other double handers get used this sits in my closet. It's in mint condition, not a single scratch, no ferrule wax, blank warranty card. I've never fished it, only...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-13-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,534
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: 9'/#5 Burkheimer, Method, Radian, Solar

Sweat n' salt how ya been? I haven't ben on the forum lately, very busy with school, work and finally got my NY state guides license. Anyway, I frequent streams of dreams and know john huff well, I...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-18-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,734
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: My Next Next Rod...PA Small Streams

4 weight is def the way to go in this case. I'm surprised no-one mentioned the 8' 4 weight orvis superfine-touch. You mentioned you were interested in that configuration and I can tell you this is a...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-18-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: New guy with a new Z-Axis here ...

I have the z-axis 590 and boy is it a dynamic rod. The taper is such that I believe there is so many good lines for this rod. Given I don't have the 3 wieght, but I've found the the GPX is decent. I...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 02-07-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Sage One #7 12-6

The sage one 7126 has more butt strength and requires heavier grains to load than than the 7136 due to its shorter length just so you know. For your 7136 one you should look at the airflo skagit...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 02-07-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,204
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Best switch rod for river trout??? Please help.

At $500 a Beulah short Spey or switch will out perform the other rods mentioned. I have used all the rods mentioned and out of all of them the Redington prospector was my favorite..however, for just...
Forum: Flies 01-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Some Spey flies I've been tying

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Forum: Flies 01-18-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By thenewlushlife
Some Spey flies I've been tying

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Forum: Flies 01-18-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: My new bugger variation

That's right it's the tips of marabou b/c the bugger is very small, this small tail.
Forum: Flies 01-07-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: My new bugger variation

Thanks fellas, I'm not sure why my pics are uploading sideways and all screwy, but I've always had trouble uploading pics. That's a size 12 1X strong 2X long derieki hook (like tiemco better) peacock...
Forum: Flies 01-07-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By thenewlushlife
My new bugger variation

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/members/thenewlushlife-albums-flies-picture4976-hot-white-wooly-bugger-2.jpg
Forum: Fly Rods 12-31-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,577
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Great Fly Rod Debate: Trout

I believe that was the idea, what is the best all around trout rod for YOU, and where do you fish. it makes perfect sense. The northeast is not just 7'6" 3 weights, 90% of the water I fish calls for...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-30-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,577
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Great Fly Rod Debate: Trout

For my uses the 9' 5 weight is the ultimate all round trouter. However, one of my 5's has the balls of a 6 which I use a #6 line on, and is great for long line nymphing and streamer fishing. It edges...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-28-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,425
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Similar Rods, High End Companies, but Big Price Gaps!

After teaching casting clinics, newbies always picked up the concept of load and delivery within a matter of 20 mins with a fast action rod. When those same people or others were handed a medium rod,...
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