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Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: Smoke on the water

No i,m here in NL Canada, still after the returning sea trout, man this is nerve racking, 4 and 5 lb trout jumping and you can,t hook one. I lov it ka.ka,ka, Rosco P coltrain.
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By grousehunter49
Smoke on the water

Left the river early tonight, no good, smoke on the water, chilly tonight only had 4 rises before the sun went down. Ho well, better than none. Think it,s going to be a early winter.
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 09-13-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,256
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: TFO BVK or Mangrove?

I ordered a 9' bvk on the results of the Yellowstone 8# shootout but I ordered a 7# because the Wildflies review said the 7# 9' bvk had a lot more lifting power than the 8#. Should be here next week,...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By grousehunter49
Tfo bvk 9' 7#-4

Ordered one after reading a good review. Any body use one of these rods? If so whats your opinion? Thanks. I hate waiting.
Forum: Fly Rods 08-23-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: Will a Lamson Guru 2 balance a 5wt Scott A4?

I like my rod to balance with half the line in the water cause that,s usally where it is, but if I got to use a too heavy a reel to abtain that, I rather put up with a little top heavy rod. Only my...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-06-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: Redington RS2 9/10

Ya that is odd, There,s a machine shop down the road from me, I may see them see what they would charge me to make one. More than the reel cost proubelly.
Forum: Fly Reels 08-04-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By grousehunter49
Redington RS2 9/10

I bought this reel used but like new to put on my Scott SAS 14' Spey rod. I walk every where to fish, I don,t drive any more so, I take my rod and reel in pouch to the pond, about 15mim walk, put the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By grousehunter49
Hip Waders Stink

Bought a new pair of Hip waders 2 months ago and the smell is still inside like the day I bought them. When I come home I have to change my geans and socks. I can even taste it on my lips. My brother...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-31-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By grousehunter49
Loomis GL3 and Pro4X

What rod do you guys think is better? GL3 or Pro4X in any weight. I had two GL3s but now have a chance to get a 4X. Thanks
Forum: Fly Lines 07-31-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By grousehunter49
Airflo Ridge WF-F

I use a ridge flotter line but I cut of the front loop off and use a nylon leader link by Eagle Claw. Works great, low strech. low friction I think they are great lines. Whats your opinon?Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: Sea Trout

These fish when they come in first do a lot of moving around. They boil the water with swirls and sometimes they come 2 or 3 feet in the air. They stay in front of the gut for about 4 or 5 days and...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By grousehunter49
Sea Trout

I fly fish for sea run browns (Sea Trout) July is the start of the return. I fish a fresh water pond feed by a river, there is a small (gut) leading to the salt water. When these trout come in they...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-21-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,289
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: St Croix's standing in the fly fishing scheme of things

I used a 8WF-F on my 9'6" 8# it was all over the place. Put a 7WF-F it behaved perfectally. 444 Cortland
Forum: Fly Rods 07-21-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,289
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: St Croix's standing in the fly fishing scheme of things

Strippen basket makes some differance. Made one for bushy ponds, works great. Maybe of subject but anyhow.
Forum: Fly Rods 07-21-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,289
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: St Croix's standing in the fly fishing scheme of things

Ge I thought St Croix Was Very famous in Fly rods. I have had just about everything they made at one time or another. I now own the Legend Elite in FW968-4 No trouble to cast the full line. Nice rod.
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: Underlining a rod

A few years ago I had a Fenwick Eagle GT 908-2 Rod that could a cheap cyristal River line DT5-F as good or better than any 5# rod could. I perfer 7 and 8# lines. Can cast big and small flys. It,s...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By grousehunter49
Underlining a rod

I the years I spent fly fishing I learned 2 things. No 1 stiffer lines cast farther and easyer than soft lines. No 2 under linr your rod by 1# and usally you will get more distance and better...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-12-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: Scott STS 907-2 rod

From my research I know after Scott discontinued this series, so much dissaproval was caused, in 2009 they made a limited run for only one year. Is there a way to tell if mine is the orrignal or the...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-10-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By grousehunter49
Scott STS 907-2 rod

I have a chance to buy a Scott sts 907-2 rod, anybody have any thoughts on this rod, how old is it, is it a good rod ? Thanks
Forum: Fly Rods 06-18-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: St Croix Legend Elite 968-4

Tried it yesterday and today, Roll cast and shoot line like a dream. Back casts good to , no trouble to feel rod load. And good feel not like the Legend Ultra I had. This ones a keeper.
Forum: Fly Rods 06-17-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: St Croix Legend Elite 968-4

I got it now. They are green rods, fresh water. Salt blue.
Forum: Fly Rods 06-17-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By grousehunter49
St Croix Legend Elite 968-4

Got one today one year old. In the Cabalas cat it shows burgandy colour mine is green. Is this wright. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By grousehunter49
Net your own fish

I am a firm believer in one on one. The fight or battle is between you and the fish not a second person. If a second person nets that fish for you, who owns that fish? You may have lost him trying to...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-04-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: ferrule crack

That looks like what I see in my Sage XP ferrule. So what is it?
Forum: Fly Rods 06-03-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By grousehunter49
Re: Cork Rod Handle

Nice grips, I,de miss some strikes with that caused by looking at the handle lol. No I don,t mind good cork with it,s black strikes but when it looks like a cat used it for a scratching post after a...
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