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Forum: Fly Rods 07-16-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By bwf
Re: Fly rod assistance please

argh, a knife stabe to Sage's bleeds method red
Forum: Fly Reels 07-10-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 280
Posted By bwf
Forum: Fly Rods 07-07-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By bwf
Re: Sage XP vs VXP?

The Xp is the rod that becomes an extension of you. Try one and see why. I agree....hope it is ok to post this article, if not please remove mods...

Sexyloops' Tackle Review Section...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-26-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,706
Posted By bwf
Re: Scott Radian versus Sage ONE...

The Scott Radian is only second to the Sage XP in lines 6 and up......but that is only MHO.
Forum: Fly Rods 06-23-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By bwf
Re: Sage TCX 990

Did you just pick up this rod?
Forum: Fly Rods 06-23-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By bwf
Re: Yellowstone fly rod

Never heard of them or seen them in Wa St.
Forum: Fly Rods 06-16-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,625
Posted By bwf
Re: Sage Mod (and other new rods at EFTTEX 2015)

yeah but the XP and SLT kick ass over the newer offerings with IIIe !
Forum: Fly Rods 06-04-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By bwf
Re: Sage xi2 10wt vs xi3 11wt

For 50 bucks difference I would go Xi3
Forum: Fly Rods 05-06-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By bwf
Re: 3wt Rod Options

You need to investigate yourself, but the last part I said is it comes in different sizes too....7'6", 8'0" ........ I know of the 386-4 from experience. Go to redington web site and check out...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-06-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By bwf
Re: 3wt Rod Options

Nothing wrong with what you are saying. However the Redington 386-4 CT fly rod is very good MHO and many will testify to it also. Cabelas has them at 89.95 reg 149.99. Nice smooth moderate action...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-03-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,212
Posted By bwf
Re: OK, What's a 9 wt for??

A Nice used 990-4 XP for 250.00 on WFF site
Forum: Fly Reels 04-22-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By bwf
Re: Reel choice

Ross Gunnison and Cimarron solid choices. Galvan Torque great reel with a little more panache, does the bronze color match thread trim? Never go wrong with black :icon_smil They also have the...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-22-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,262
Posted By bwf
Re: Classic dry fly rods

Many great rods out there. Two that I have stayed with are the Sage 389-LL and actually the Sage DS 583 sweet dry fly casting fighting stick. Has a nice smooth medium action and paired...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-22-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By bwf
Re: Sage Salt.... Wow!

Sounds like two worthy heavy weights between the Salt and NRX. On a side note I would venture to say that the yesteryears top of the line rods are better than mid point price rods of...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-15-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By bwf
Re: Steve's middlin 7 weight shootout -Tidal-Nexus-Mangrove-Mostive

Sage VXP on closeouts for 350ish at many places. :fishing:
Forum: Fly Rods 02-20-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 979
Posted By bwf
Re: Fly rod manufacture numbers

Winston not wat it was IMHO
Forum: Fly Reels 02-06-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,921
Posted By bwf
Re: 2015 5-weight Reel Shootout

Throwing out my 2 pesos worths, for some reason I think the Ross Cimarron 2/3 is a great 4-5-6 weight reel....strong build, good drag, easy drag adjustment, good looking, and reasonably priced. It's...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-06-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,334
Posted By bwf
Re: Scott Radian

Kinda waiting to hear your thoughts :thumbsup:, unless I missed a post from you regarding your experiences/thoughts with the Radian.

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Forum: Fly Rods 01-17-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By bwf
Re: Anyone own an 8 wt Sage Motive?

I can't comment on the BVK other than I have heard many good things about it. If your looking for more feel in a 8 weight two to consider are the winston Biix or Sage Z-Axis. They could be easily...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-14-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,911
Posted By bwf
Re: Differences between Sage One 5wt and Loomis Nrx 5wt?

I doubt S&S is wrong....after all it is his opinion and to each. Unless I misread something???

He clearly states his preference...and I dont get from your post? Did I miss something?
Forum: Fly Rods 01-03-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By bwf
Re: Favorite 7 weight & line

for years before I became a gear ***** :eek: I did the 3-6-9 weight for rods. I had a 3 for dries (Sage LL) and a 6 for both trout streamer and small salmon fishing and then a 9 for the bigger...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-03-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By bwf
Re: Rod replacement

Plus CT's can be bought at 74-99.00 new with deals at certain places.
Forum: Fly Rods 12-30-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,817
Posted By bwf
Re: 2015 Yellowstone Angler 5-Weight Shoot-Out

Simplified take on swing weight

I had two rods a sage rpl and a sage xp. The weight on the RPL was 3 7/16 ozs (I believe) and the Sage XP was 4 1/4oz, these were 9'6" 8 weights/ both 4 piece. ...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By bwf
Re: Line options for Sage XP 10' 6wt?

Yeah, I'm not sure the first generation Rio Gold's are the same as today's. I have older ones.
Forum: Fly Rods 12-30-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By bwf
Re: Line options for Sage XP 10' 6wt?

I have a decent amount of experience with XP's and the 10' 6 weight too. The SA Steelhead taper is one of the better ones I have used. I add a sink poly leader when I want to get down a bit. The...
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