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Forum: Fly Rods 07-11-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,642
Posted By adealarcon
Re: 6 weight rod feedback Scott Radian?

S&S

Are you a fan of a fighting butt in the six?
Forum: Fly Reels 07-01-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By adealarcon
Re: best reel for a Scott Meridian 7 weight 9' 0"

I have the 7wt. Awesome rod. I have both hatch reels and nautilus reels. The hatch reels don't always for mate well with the odd rod sizes in 7 and up. Usually have to go with a model down with a...
Forum: Other Gear 03-16-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By adealarcon
Flats rainjacket

Looking to get a new jacket for the flats. Old one no longer staying dry despite dwr retreatment. Curious what different people have and use given some new options from simms etc.
Forum: Other Gear 03-06-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,090
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Flats Wading Booties

I have both the simms flats sneakers and their zipit bootie II. I got he booties as a package prize on a trip. Sneakers are great supportive and have good protection. Howver, the new booties are...
Forum: Other Gear 02-13-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,078
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Costas RX Questions

I have both smith and costa in prescription. Honestly spliting hairs between them they both make fantastic polarized rx glasses. last i emailed smith they have stopped doing the work themselves re...
Forum: Other Gear 02-09-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By adealarcon
Re: DIY leaders.

I have done extruded leaders, hand tied by myself and purchased furled leaders. Their are advantages and disadvantages to all. For salt I have gone towards hand tied tapered leaders as they can be...
Forum: Gear Reviews 02-06-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,833
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Somerset Show 2016 Fly Rod Observations

I forgot to ask what line or lines you cast with the Meridian
Forum: Gear Reviews 02-05-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,833
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Somerset Show 2016 Fly Rod Observations

Great review of the new rods S&S. Around this time of year I always look forward to your summary of what's new in rods and reels at sommerset. Clearly I will need to make a trip to one of these...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 12-15-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By adealarcon
Sage Motive

Unfished Sage Motive 9 ft 9 wt with warranty card. $400 plus shipping and handling.
Forum: Fly Rods 11-26-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By adealarcon
Re: NRX 8wt w/ AirFlo Bruce Chard Tropical Punch

S&S

Any more info you can give on the T&T solar replacement?
Forum: Fly Rods 04-21-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,965
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Sage Salt.... Wow!

S&S
Care to elaborate? guessing you are going to say the new sage salt 9 is in the same league as the nrx?
Forum: Saltwater Articles 04-20-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,675
Posted By adealarcon
Re: New Flats Fly Lines

I fished the tropical punch in a 8 and 9 several weeks ago. really nice line. shoots great and casts well short and long. cast on a 8 and 9 wt solar tnt
Forum: Fly Rods 04-02-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,965
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Sage Salt.... Wow!

S&s
Look frward to hearing your take on the salt. were you able to get your hands on any of the airflo chard lines? i just got back froma trip a few ago and used that line....big thumbs up for...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-19-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Hatch mid or large arbor for salt

S&S,

i would love to see an 8+ as well. the 7 + in the large arbor is a great 8 wt. 9 wt need the mid arbor. 10 wt go 9 +
Forum: Fly Lines 03-03-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,842
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Leader Selection

great post s&s. As always full of good information. quick question on your flats leaders if you shorten up the tippet section to 3 to 3.5 ft how does it affect the presentation?
Forum: Fly Reels 02-23-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,455
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Bauer RX

they are decently active on their facebook page. I personally just acquired a bauer rx 6 for a nine weight. beautiful reel. I can confirm that the spool now has a treaded cap and much easier to...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-23-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,584
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Change of Plans...From NRX to Tidal?

Im probably with s&s on this one.....prefer to get the best i can afford for that rod. Although an alternative is to go with the tidals and those become your eventual backups. (pretty stellar...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-19-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,723
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Thomas & Thomas fly rods

Agree with S&S. I have several solars (6,8,9,10,0,12) great saltwater rods. the 8 weight is a honey.
Forum: Fly Reels 02-14-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,770
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Reel Selection for 9' 9wt...The 9' 5wt of Saltwater?

Well Im not surprised on the response from hatch. I have had similar responses from them in the past on reels. In fact I bought a 5+ mid arbor reel for a 6wt solar to do salt duties and some bass...
Forum: Other Gear 02-08-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By adealarcon
Waterproof flats pack

Curious what people are using as their preferred waterproof flats pack and whether anyone has jumped at the new packs available from simms or from umpqua in the waterproof lines...
Forum: Saltwater Articles 02-08-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,349
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Outfitting for the Tropical Flats

SS Great to hear the patagonia marlwalker is making a come back. When i bought my first pair of boots last year sadly no oatagonia offering so went with the simms. Interestingly on the trip i got...
Forum: Fly Reels 02-08-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By adealarcon
Re: nautilus nv or hatch finatic?

Well I cant comment on the nautilus...at least not yet i have a silverking on the way. I can comment on the hatch though. I have two 7+ and one 9+. the 7 have seen extensive use on 8 weights and...
Forum: Fly Reels 02-05-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Hatch 7 plus balance on NRX 9ft 8 wt

the hatch backing is really awesome. feels similar to regular dacron but thinner diameter than 20 lb dacron also with a much higher breaking strength. it has become my default backing for salt. ...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 02-05-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Modern bamboo fly rods.

since your conflicted about what you want why not ask the boo boys sbout making your mantra more to your specs? the you could have your boo and five weight too
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 02-04-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Modern bamboo fly rods.

i have some nice modern cane rods that i love and fish. really though they are for specific places in mind and they are great tools. different than a graphite rod on many levels. it really...
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