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Forum: Fly Rods Yesterday, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Orvis Fly Rod Sale - What's Up?

I used to work for the company so I have people that keep me informed. I was told they have a new individual running the rod department that took the place of Sean combs. Frankly, it's about time,...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-18-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,560
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Re: The Shimano Beancounters Just Wrecked Loomis

Here's another issue. What about us guides?? To be honest, I would be nervous as hell letting a client use my Z-Axis if it was no longer covered by warranty. I treat my gear like gold, wipe down...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-17-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,492
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Sage Rod Chart Old to New

Boy I love the RPL, SP, XP, and VXP series of sage rods, all very similar and IMO the kings of the "workhorse" rod category. Ode to the history of the leaders in fly rod innovation!!!
Forum: Fly Rods 07-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By thenewlushlife
Sage ACCEL

So I spoke with Chris Anderson from sage a few weeks ago regarding the upcoming sage accel series of rods.

A common rumor floating around is that accel will be a re-make of the AMAZING z-axis...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-14-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,735
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: G.Loomis to Sage?

These threads crack me up. Sage and Loomis are both incredible rod smiths. Flip a coin.....
Forum: Fly Rods 07-14-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Difference between Loomis NRX Green or Blue?

I spoke with the loomis guys about this. The blue blank is lighter than the green blank. Green blank has multiple coatings of epoxy, whereas the blue blank has a Matt finish, hence less epoxy and...
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 06-08-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By thenewlushlife
Dying feathers

Hey there everybody.
So I am new to dying feathers, I got myself some acid dyes. I am attempting to dye some rhea feathers, very similar to ostrich herl. At any rate the rhea feathers are natural,...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-21-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: "Fast action" vs "Stiff"

Sweetsalt if you go into streams of dreams and tell the kid working there you like fast action rods, he will bite your head off, shove a T&T rod down your throat, and tell you all other rods are...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-21-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Orvis Sft or Sage Txl-f?

I think you misunderstood fly guy's comment, he's saying that the superfine is so amazing it will cause you to dislike all other rods haha :)
Forum: Fly Rods 05-21-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: all around trout rod

The trouble w/ Winston's as "all rounders" is the lack of butt power while fishing nymph rigs and streamers, if ur a dry fly purist Winston is it. However, for an all rounder u may want more butt...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-14-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: "Fast action" vs "Stiff"

Fast action- stiff butt section and/or a lot of butt power, but the tip is soft and has fast recovery. Ex: Sage Z-Axis, g.loomis glx streamdance

Stiff-uniformally stiff from butt to tip, generally...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-14-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Orvis Sft or Sage Txl-f?

I own the SFT 8' 4 weight and boy is it a sweet lil rod for the money, small stream dry fly fishing it's just magic. However, I have fished the txl-f 7'10" 4 weight and wow was that sweet, much more...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-29-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By thenewlushlife
Echo3 9' 4weight

I'm wondering if anybody here fishes the echo3 9' 4weight. Also, someone who uses sage, loomis or other high performance blanks, how does the echo3 stack up against them? What are your general...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 04-29-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Extras - Galvan, SAGE, Hardy, Orvis & Granger

Sage 506 reel still for sale? Btw which line weights is it made for?
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 04-29-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: WTT: Sage ZXL 590-4 for Sage SLT 590-4

Let me know if the sale falls through I'll buy it.
Forum: Fly Lines 04-29-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 927
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Best knot for 4wt line to backing without a welded loop.

If you don't want or don't know how to tie a nail knot. The next best thing is half a Uni-knot, it's very easy and is almost as strong as nail knot, and looks the same once tightened down. For a 4...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 03-21-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: FS sage z-axis 8110-4 switch rod

Price dropped to $575+shipping
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 03-18-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By thenewlushlife
FS sage z-axis 8110-4 switch rod

Selling my z-axis 8110 b/c my other double handers get used this sits in my closet. It's in mint condition, not a single scratch, no ferrule wax, blank warranty card. I've never fished it, only...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-13-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,583
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: 9'/#5 Burkheimer, Method, Radian, Solar

Sweat n' salt how ya been? I haven't ben on the forum lately, very busy with school, work and finally got my NY state guides license. Anyway, I frequent streams of dreams and know john huff well, I...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-18-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: My Next Next Rod...PA Small Streams

4 weight is def the way to go in this case. I'm surprised no-one mentioned the 8' 4 weight orvis superfine-touch. You mentioned you were interested in that configuration and I can tell you this is a...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-18-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: New guy with a new Z-Axis here ...

I have the z-axis 590 and boy is it a dynamic rod. The taper is such that I believe there is so many good lines for this rod. Given I don't have the 3 wieght, but I've found the the GPX is decent. I...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 02-07-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Sage One #7 12-6

The sage one 7126 has more butt strength and requires heavier grains to load than than the 7136 due to its shorter length just so you know. For your 7136 one you should look at the airflo skagit...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 02-07-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Best switch rod for river trout??? Please help.

At $500 a Beulah short Spey or switch will out perform the other rods mentioned. I have used all the rods mentioned and out of all of them the Redington prospector was my favorite..however, for just...
Forum: Flies 01-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By thenewlushlife
Re: Some Spey flies I've been tying

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Forum: Flies 01-18-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By thenewlushlife
Some Spey flies I've been tying

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