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Forum: Fly Rods 01-17-2007, 12:42 PM
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Posted By Dru Lee Parsec
Re: What are these rods that I just got?

Hmmm, It looks like the old designations all start with H or G. But Man oh man! That rod is my new favorite. Compared to my cheap Caddis Creek fly rod the WonderRod is super flexible. But now that...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-15-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By Dru Lee Parsec
Re: What are these rods that I just got?

I found a reference on Google to the WonderRod Presidential. Apparently it is a collectible rod. Ed says he's never used it and it's in perfect condition. It feels really nice for a small stream...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-14-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By Dru Lee Parsec
What are these rods that I just got?

My wife visited a retired friend of ours and mentioned that we're both getting into fly fishing. Well, Ed, our friend, decided to give her 3 of his old fly rods and an old reel.

One of them is...
Forum: The Fly Cast 01-14-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By Dru Lee Parsec
Re: It's starting to "click"

I just picked up Doug Swisher's DVD "Basic Fly Casting". I had to stop the DVD about half way through just so I could go outside and try it. I added about 10 feet to my cast. I've watched it all...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Dru Lee Parsec
Re: Totally Uninformed Newbie Question

Wow, That's it Big Cliff! Thank you very much.

Looks like in my area the season for trout is from the last Saturday in April until Nov 15th.

I think I'm going to be tyeing a lot of flies...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2007, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Dru Lee Parsec
Re: Totally Uninformed Newbie Question

I'm in the foothills of the Sierra mountains about halfway between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe. The Bear river is about 2 miles from my house. The North fork of the American River is about 5 miles...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Dru Lee Parsec
Totally Uninformed Newbie Question

OK, I just got this fly rod for Christmas and I would love to go fly fishing. But as a total Newbie who hasn't put a line in water in years I have some total newbie questions:

When does fly...
Forum: The Fly Cast 12-30-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By Dru Lee Parsec
Re: It's starting to "click"

That is so true. And yet, when it works I feel like "That little bit of rod bending couldn't possibly throw the line all the way out there". But somehow, it does.

I'm starting to feel that when...
Forum: The Fly Cast 12-30-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By Dru Lee Parsec
Thumbs up It's starting to "click"

I've been practicing my cast today. I'm using a #5/#6 weight rod with a L-5-F fly line and I'm just trying to get the timing and the feel down.

Well today I broke my habit of bringing my back...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-28-2006, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Dru Lee Parsec
Re: Hello Folks, Another Christmas Newbie says Hi

I found this shop http://www.sierraflyfishers.com/ which is only about 10 miles from my house. They have fishing reports on their website that talk about the American River, the Yuba River and the...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-26-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Dru Lee Parsec
Hello Folks, Another Christmas Newbie says Hi

Hi Folks:

My name is Greg Brouelette and I live in the foothills of the Sierra mountains between the north fork of the American River and the Bear river. I'm a "Retired" computer programmer. ...
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