The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 134
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: caberguy
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-10-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By caberguy
Re: Jewels of the Driftless

I was going to ask the same question.

I'm dying to get out there, was going to go last week, but got a bit of the old bronchitis.
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By caberguy
Re: Am I over thinking this?

Well, yeah, you probably are over thinking it a bit. Abel makes very nice reels, and it will be nice and well made and light, but it's for a 3wt, so there's a good chance you'll never really use the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By caberguy
Re: Wow Patagonia (new Atom Stealth pack on the way)

This is what I'm most looking forward to. I've been using a chest pack, and, aside from looking a bit silly (although no sillier than waders), I've been fairly surprised at how often my line gets...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By caberguy
Wow Patagonia (new Atom Stealth pack on the way)

I recently sent a waterproof breathable shell back to Patagonia for a warranty issue.

Now, this was a jacket that I bought in roughly 2002, and I got it on sale. Today I got an email from...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By caberguy
Re: Pro deals for guides?

When I used to be in Outdoor Retail (over a decade ago, so I think I'll be safe), Patagonia's pro-deal on the retail end was 20 or 25% below wholesale for employees of licensed dealers (IIRC). Most...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By caberguy
Streamside Leaders

Just wanted to give a shout out to Streamside Leaders. I've been using their furled leaders on all my rods for the past couple of years (well, his, really... I think it's just one guy). They offer...
Forum: Fly Lines 03-08-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,219
Posted By caberguy
Re: Cabelas Fly Lines

Well, I picked up a Prestige DT2F and Prestige Plus WF9F/S from the Bargain Cave for about $15 each with free shipping. Haven't cast them yet. I'm thinking I might buy a higher end line for My...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-20-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,583
Posted By caberguy
Re: Budget 5wt question

That factory second at Fishwest changes the math quite a bit.
Forum: Fly Rods 02-20-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,583
Posted By caberguy
Re: Budget 5wt question

That would be a heck of deal if you could pull it off, a quick search and I wasn't able to find any way to buy the rod and reel for under $200, let alone have enough left over for line.
Forum: Fly Rods 02-20-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,583
Posted By caberguy
Re: Budget 5wt question

I don't own one, but have handled a couple of the Cabelas Wind River reels, the sell for only $30 and punch well above their weight for the price. There are a few folks on here that have them and...
Forum: Fly Lines 02-15-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 703
Posted By caberguy
Re: Redington CPX 8wt Line

I also have an 8wt CPX, mine's 9'6". When I first got it I was trying to cast an 8wt line on it and was having a bear of a time. I'm not a particularly skilled caster, but I really couldn't feel it...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By caberguy
Re: Question about rod size

Yes. I have an old 7' 5wt St. Croix. It's not a hugely popular configuration these days, but they're out there. Grey's makes a couple, and I'm sure some other folks do as well.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 02-01-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By caberguy
Where to fish in Wisconsin this summer?

I'm thinking of warmer weather here in Wisconsin. Now that I've finished writing my dissertation I'll have some more time on my hands this summer, and a bit more money than I've had for the last few...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By caberguy
Re: I need a back-up rod. Or do I?

Can't your 4wt be backup for your 3wt and vice versa? I mean, switching one rod weight lighter or heavier isn't going to end your day's fishing. If I broke my 2wt I'd switch up to one of my 4wts, if...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,205
Posted By caberguy
Re: Why skimp on alignment markers?

It's really not a big deal, I still sight down the eyes, but it just seemed to me that it's a weird way to lower costs, if that's in fact what they're doing.
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,205
Posted By caberguy
Why skimp on alignment markers?

Got my Mystic Reaper 5wt the other day that my father picked up for my birthday. Haven't cast it yet, but it looks a lot nicer in person than in the pics, the blank really looks nice, almost...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By caberguy
Re: New line doesn't fit reel... how would you proceed?

I had to rather unexpectedly buy a new laptop this month, and pay to repair damage caused when somebody tried to help themselves to my Jeep, so I guess I'd rather not spend any additional money at...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By caberguy
New line doesn't fit reel... how would you proceed?

I bought a DT2F Prestige line from Cabelas on sale to go with my Redington CT 2wt. I had also bought one of those cheap reels from China off of Amazon figuring that I'd probably never need to use...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By caberguy
Re: Recomend a line for Mystic Reaper 9' 5wt

Well, I was thinking and writing at the same time... it happens.
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By caberguy
Recomend a line for Mystic Reaper 9' 5wt

My old man is sending me a Mystic Reaper 9' 5wt for a birthday present. Looking for line recommendations for general purpose use. Any thoughts... mostly I'll be casting inside of 40', so i'd like...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By caberguy
Re: Got a spare spool for an Allen Trout 5/7?

Anybody? Would still like to pick one up.
Forum: Fly Rods 12-27-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,258
Posted By caberguy
Loop Multi 590-4 thoughts?

Looking for a good deal on a 5wt I came across the Loop Multi for about $150... any thoughts on these rods. Heckuva deal at that price... or old technology at this point?
Forum: The Lodge Den 09-28-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,315
Posted By caberguy
Re: Let's Talk About Knives.....................

I'll play... here are most of my knives:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-6LqAcYufgao/Ukbe7prsKrI/AAAAAAAAAE4/k8Bliox6kDM/s866/Knives.jpg?gl=US

Top row, left to right: CRKT Dogfish,...
Forum: The Lodge Den 09-28-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By caberguy
Re: Case Knives on clearance at Gander Mt.

Hadn't stumbled on that thread yet.

I have a couple of small liner lock folders that I've carried off and on for years (and some bigger ones that pretty much just stay in a drawer). I find,...
Forum: The Lodge Den 09-27-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By caberguy
Case Knives on clearance at Gander Mt.

Gander Mt, at least the ones near me, are clearing out some of their Case Cutlery inventory... I picked up a a medium Stockman in Amber Bone SS for $25 and a mini Muskrat in Red Bone CV for $29. ...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 134

 
Forum Jump












All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
2005-2014 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.