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Forum: Fly Reels 02-23-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
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, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
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, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 662
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, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 839
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, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
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, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
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, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By adealarcon
Re: nautilus nv or hatch finatic?

Well I cant comment on the 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, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
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: Fly Rods 02-05-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
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: Fly Rods 02-04-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
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...
Forum: Gear Reviews 01-31-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,699
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Somerset Fly Fishing Show 2015 Tackle Observations

As always great report. I was interested to hear what were the 9 weights that got tested and what of your current 9 weights are you not happy with?

would love to here more details of the rods in...
Forum: Fly Reels 01-31-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,920
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Abel's forthcoming Sealed Drag Reel


what does the reel sound like? silent in or out?
Forum: Other Gear 01-19-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Best Case for Traveling with Multiple Rods

fishpond dakota. works great for 4 piece 9 ft rods. also fits reels amd other accessories. my go to travel case.
Forum: Saltwater Articles 01-09-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Outfitting for the Tropical Flats

Great post as always ss

I will add my additions of favorites for travel fishing to salt destinations

1)fishpond dakota bag- lets me take as a carryon all my reels rods camera sunglasses in one...
Forum: Saltwater Articles 12-14-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Saltwater Flats Leader Design

Great post! I was encouraged by your other post to try building my own for salt. just invested in some of the new hatch fluro leader material. Will let you know how it works. Their 50 lb rates at...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-07-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By adealarcon
What's your favorite permit rod?

Searched to see if anything on permit rods and do see alot. Name your favorite 9 and 10 weight for permit and why.....
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 11-20-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Hatch 9 or 11 plus

9 plus large arger for the 10 with hatch backing. do a midarbor spool for the 12. 11plus is ideally suited as a 12 wt tarpon reel
Forum: Fly Lines 11-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Hatch Lines.......

Thought I would revive this one and add a few questions....anyone tried thier new lines and what are your thoughts? Anyone tried the new leader and tippet?
Forum: Fly Reels 11-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By adealarcon
Bauer RX

Wondering if anyone has had any experiences with the new bauer rx? Looks like a great reel. Thoughts compared to the older rogue and to others? eg hatch and nautilus
Forum: Fly Rods 11-01-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By adealarcon
How many 8 weights are enough?

just curious how many of a particular line weight people have in their rod arsenal? say 8 weight saltwater rods? how and when do you go about wdding a rod to what you already have?
Forum: Fly Reels 11-01-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Hatch 4 Plus Finatic on Scott S4 6wt

You will live the reel. My first hatch was a 4+ finatic. I now have a 3+, two 7+, and a 9+ on the way.

The nice thing is if you want more backing capacity you can get a midarbor spool as well...
Forum: Saltwater Articles 10-31-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,618
Posted By adealarcon
Re: New Flats Fly Lines


any word on the new rio lines you mentioned for salt? also any thiugts on the bruce chard airflo line coming out?
Forum: Fly Rods 10-30-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,140
Posted By adealarcon
Re: 7wt streamer rod

Ill second the t&t solar. personally i did not like the 7 weight orvis h2. i have the 8 weight orvis h2 which felt like a completely different rod. the 7 weight just didnt feel the same.
Forum: Fly Rods 10-27-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Orvis helios 2 question

I own the 8 wt tip flex. fantastic rod. My first foray into a fast saltwater rod. Very accessible and has let me access rods that s&s mentioned like the ONe and apprecite them. My trout quivers...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-25-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By adealarcon
nautilus ccfx2

Anyone own one of these? thoughts on comparison to the nv and hatch? thninking about getting a silver king for my 12 wt. Vs a nv monster vs hatch 11 plus

have several hatch reels so know them...
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