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Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By billyspey
Re: What am I missing?

I don't get to fish as much as I would like ,so for my enjoyment I would like to spend on good equipment . I am a believer of ( good is never cheap and cheap is never good ). I would prefer to have a...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-15-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,132
Posted By billyspey
Re: NRX LP or standard NRX

Why not another Hardy Zenith. I use a 4 wt for dry fly fishing works great
Forum: Fly Rods 12-08-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,116
Posted By billyspey
Re: 5 wt Hardy Zenith

The one piece Zenith is a special rod , out preformed the Sage One ,and the Scott Radian that I have owned so I got rid of those , I also have a one piece 4 wt . I fish the 5wt the most it feels...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By billyspey
Re: Fly fishing as church...

God is everywhere you just got to look for him.
Forum: Fly Rods 11-16-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By billyspey
Re: A 4wt with some backbone

The Sage 4wt XP has more back bone . But finding one to wiggle might be a problem they haven't made them for a while . You might consider a Sage one you can find those to wiggle . Loomis Nrx is a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By billyspey
Courtland trout boss fly line ?

Just purchased a 6 wt trout boss line .having just lawn cast the tip section doesn't turn over well ,has anyone else had this problem, and what was your remedy , thinking about cutting some of the...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-07-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By billyspey
Re: One Piece Rods?

My one piece rods fit well in my Jeep Grand Cherokee with rod loft no problem , I mounted the case to a suspended shelf in my garage will hold 2 one piece zenith.
Forum: Fly Rods 11-01-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,694
Posted By billyspey
Re: Hardy zenith one piece rod

Best lines for these rods is Rio Gold ,SA xpert distance , Courtland trout boss.
SA GPX is two heavy too short of a head . I personally use the SA texture xpert distance , cast short ,long and...
Forum: Fly Lines and Tippets etc. Classifieds 10-24-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By billyspey
Re: New Cortland Fly Lines

I would like the 6wt boss . How do I pay
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By billyspey
Re: Trouten is over here

Nothing wrong about grouse hunting behind a good dog, I use to give up trout en every fall in pursuit the elusive thunder wings , got knee problems and my gsp passes on just quit. Sure have missed...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By billyspey
Re: My 4 Stroke Won't Start

How old is the gas ? Always buy 100 present gas . Ethanol breakdown fast , gums up your carbs . Had this problem more than once . Made a believer out of me 100 present gas only plus additive always ,...
Forum: Other Gear 09-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By billyspey
Re: Tacky Fly Box

A little on. The heavy side.
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By billyspey
Re: Best Weekdays to Fish

Any or every day !
Forum: Fly Rods 09-12-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By billyspey
Re: G Loomis NRX - Which one?

A favorite 5 wt. of mine ,I also like Hardy zenith one piece 5 wt.
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By billyspey
Re: Guide/shop recommendations for GSMNP

Josh frointer anglers Maryville Tn.
Forum: Fly Lines 08-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By billyspey
Re: Rio Lines and a Scott Radian- Question

I like the Gold on my 9 ft 5 wt Radian .
Forum: Other Gear 08-05-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,073
Posted By billyspey
Re: Show Us Your Nets

I like the design of the Tenkara nets " the bent handle makes for scooping fish much easier I would to have a tradition net with a bent handle. But have never found one.
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By billyspey
Re: Need some advice on some new line

If true line wt. line than SA trout over rio trout , also texture trout is a good choice or rio gold , rio grand is full line wt. heavy also SA GPX . I have no idea about your rod have never cast one.
Forum: Fly Rods 07-23-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By billyspey
Re: Sage Flight opinions

Most important , you like them . Fish don't care and the guy fishing down from you can't tell what rod you are using. If you can catch with it and it fits your style of cast that's the most...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By billyspey
Re: Sage Rod Chart Begs the debate - which is best?

I like several older Sage rods , 389ll ,490 SLT. For drys, 490 XP for nymphs , 496 z axis for double nymphs rig. 691 XP, 791 XP streamers, smallmouth bass. Got to have more than just ONE
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-09-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By billyspey
Re: what scissors do you like?

ANVIL , I like the short curve. Don't cut wire with scissors. If you expect to last.
Forum: Share Patterns 06-25-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By billyspey
BugMyster ?

Attractor dry fly BugMyster anyone now this pattern that would share ?
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-24-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By billyspey
Re: advice on my first fly rod.

A casting lesson would be good first, visit a well stocked fly shop then cast as many as you can, one will stand out to you .
Forum: Spey Fly Lines and other Spey Tackle 06-20-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By billyspey
Re: Spey line............HUH?????

Steve Godshall is the man you need to talk to.
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 06-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By billyspey
Re: Setting up a spey rod and reel

No one better than Steve Godshall for Spey lines .
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