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Forum: Spey Fly Lines and other Spey Tackle 01-04-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By mysticm
Re: Lamson Guru spey reel Size

Hi:
I have both the Guru 4 and Guru 3.5 reels on my switch rods.

The Guru 3.5 balances my Redington 11'3" 7 wt switch rod well, the Guru 4 is a bit too heavy on the rod.

As another data...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-11-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By mysticm
Re: Renzetti Traveler 2000 vice

I have been tying on a PEAK vise with the midge jaws from the start. Here is what I like / dislike about it..
Likes: Built like a tank, the base is nice and heavy and the jaws hold the hooks very...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-10-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By mysticm
Re: Scott G2 3 or 4 weight

I also echo the recommendation to go with the 4wt. I extensively fish the G2 844/4 and it does well with the type of fishing I prefer to do. Note, I have fished this rod also on the Driftless spring...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 11-13-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By mysticm
Re: First switch setup- Steelhead

PM sent. but here is a suggestion-

I was in your shoes last year and wanted to get a switch for great lakes steelhead fishing. Unfortunately, I never to the chance to use the rod. FWIW, I did...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 11-09-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By mysticm
Re: The Local Crick

Great report, there is nothing like the vibrant colors of wild trout. Can you share what boots you use? I have been thinking about canyoneering shoes for small stream fishing in the Appalachians,...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-09-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By mysticm
Re: Lamps for Fly Tying

Here is my set up, I have been tying with this for the last several years and it works great. I tie in my basement, so there isn't any natural light.

At home - Two OTT lights (Battery Task Lamp |...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-07-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By mysticm
Re: Scott G904/4 & Scott S4 6wt- Reasonable asking price?

I generally base my asking price from completed listings on the big auction site OR from the classifieds sections on FF forums.
Forum: Fly Rods 11-07-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,644
Posted By mysticm
Re: ZXL Respect

It can handle small weighted or small to medium sized un weighted streamers fine. It struggles with the larger weighted ones. In my experience, streamer fishing is certainly not its specialty. It can...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-06-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,644
Posted By mysticm
Re: ZXL Respect

Had the 486-4, 590-4 & 690-4. Regret selling the 486-4, not so sad about letting the 590-4 go. I found the 9 foot 5 wts similar between the Z axis and the ZXL...at least for my needs. Decided to keep...
Forum: Driftless Region 10-30-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By mysticm
Re: Northeast IA 10/26

Great pictures, brings back memories when we fished that little stream a few years ago when I drove through your town. Need to visit the D'Less when we return to the US on summer break.

-Shrish
Forum: Fly Rods 10-27-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By mysticm
Re: Best of the Zenith series

Good point about keeping the choices to those 3, i figured one of those would be the right options for New Zealand. Agree with your comment on the 8'6" 4wt, my 8'10" 4wt single piece zenith is one of...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-27-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By mysticm
Best of the Zenith series

I have heard that most rod series have one or two models which are considered the 'creme de la creme', for e.g. from past discussions with the mfg technical staff, the 690-4 in the Sage ZXL was...
Forum: Fly Lines and Tippets etc. Classifieds 10-23-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By mysticm
Re: Moving Sale: Lots of Fly Lines

Sorry, never got any PM from you. Please PM again.
Forum: Fly Rods 10-23-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By mysticm
Re: Winston BIII LS 9' or 8'6"?

I have the BIIT 8'6" 4wt....I am selling most of my tackle since we are moving out of the country but I will never sell this one. It has been one of primary tools of choice for fishing the TN / NC...
Forum: Fly Lines and Tippets etc. Classifieds 10-22-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By mysticm
Moving Sale: Lots of Fly Lines

NEW PRICES BELOW

Leaving the country on a mid term work assignment. Here are some lines, I would rather sell than store. All prices are shipped CONUS. Will offer discount (save shipping) on...
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 10-22-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By mysticm
Moving Sale: Galvan / Orvis / TFO Spey

All,
Well, after a lot of administrative struggle, our relocation abroad through my company is now set for early Jan'16. The country we will move to will not allow me any fly fishing opportunities...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-07-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By mysticm
Re: Big Thompson-4/10

Great trip report & fish pictures. I like how you kept them in the water for the the images, the colors really look better that way.
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By mysticm
Re: Keep or sell!

No one in the family is interested in FF and you haven't met my friends :D
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By mysticm
Re: Keep or sell!

Yeah, it has been an emotional roller coaster...the career opportunity is fantastic on all fronts but the pollution in Beijing is a major concern for our young daughters. My wife and I have been...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By mysticm
Keep or sell!

I am going through some major changes in my career / life. A few weeks ago I was told that my next role will be an international assignment to China for a period of 3 years. I will be relocating in a...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 04-29-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,235
Posted By mysticm
Re: Sage ZXL, Loomis GLX StreamDance, Orvis F&F

Sorry, yes the Orvis is gone. The ZXL is still up for sale :)
Forum: Fly Rods 04-10-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By mysticm
Re: Line for 2wt Winston im6

Had the exact rod a few years ago...either the SAGE Quiet Taper DT2F OR SA Mastery Trout DT2F were ideal matches. Stay with true to weight lines.
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By mysticm
Re: Video of this years Bennett Spring opening

I guess this is one to take OFF my bucket list...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 04-02-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By mysticm
Re: New Sage TXL-F 3710 Fly Rod W/ Warranty Card

Curtis: Interested in the rod & sent you a PM earlier today AM. Hopefully you got it....
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-25-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By mysticm
Re: I think I found my potential next car...?

You must be the lucky few....issue with the US made Turbo Subies is that their engines are more sensitive to abuse (poor oil change intervals etc) than other cars. So if the original owner was...
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