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Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2012, 01:28 AM
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Posted By orff8800
Re: Rod/Reel for a Beginner

9 foot rod...it's easier for the beginner and can help you gain some distance on your casts more easily
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By orff8800
Re: Rod/Reel for a Beginner

From what you've listed in your post Redington is a solid rod for the price. I will also second Kevin in saying that Temple Fork makes very good rods for reasonable prices. I have used a Temple...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By orff8800
Re: Do you keep a fly fishing log/journal?

thanks everyone for the input! i already try to take photos and videos as much as i can, and will probably do some simple journal to highlight specific memories of the fish and the trip.
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By orff8800
Do you keep a fly fishing log/journal?

I was noticing a few different fly fishing logs that are for sale both at my local sporting goods store and online. Was curious how many people here keep a fly fishing journal. Sounds like a cool...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By orff8800
Re: Dropper flies

I tie a clinch knot onto the bend of the first fly and it works well for me, with the tippet being about 12-18 inches, echoing what some others have said.

As far as steelhead flies, various egg...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By orff8800
Re: Raise Your Hand if Your State Banned Felt Boots

I second the Oregon statement. It's been tossed around here. I heard rumors of it being next year, but likely within the next two.
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By orff8800
Re: eBay - Cooks of Oregon rod ??????

Been looking at those rods too, so thanks for the info! fred where do you live in Southern Oregon? I'm in Medford
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By orff8800
Rod restoration

I recently came across my great grandfather's Wright and McGill 3 piece Granger Victory fly rod and Pflueger Sal-Trout 1554 reel (with his fly line still attached!). Overall, the rod and reel are in...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By orff8800
Re: Lacrosse Custom Rods?

Thanks everyone for the input...think I'll take my time seeing what deals may pop up on stuff
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By orff8800
Lacrosse Custom Rods?

I think there were some old topics on this but was curious if anyone had any new info, or what they thought of these rods. I'm looking for a small 2 or 3 weight setup for trout fishing, and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,502
Posted By orff8800
Re: when do you choose to use Strike Indicator?

I use an indicator almost exclusively when I'm fishing for steelhead. Mostly because I use a two nymph setup and it can be difficult to notice the really subtle takes in the waters I fish. When I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By orff8800
Re: Hello all, new to the forum

Yep, I live in Southern Oregon, in Medford, so I fish a lot on the Rogue...great Steelhead water. I don't fish for Steelies as much as I probably should, preferring to head toward less popular...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By orff8800
Hello all, new to the forum

Hi everyone,

I've viewed this forum a few times in the past and figured I'd join up!
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