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Forum: Share Patterns 07-15-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,580
Posted By rockthief
Re: My First Original Fly

a big WOW for that beauty!
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By rockthief
Re: Hardy LRH Lightweight/T&T Heirloom

Excellent reel, ez to use, highest quality. Enjoy!
Forum: Fly Reels 07-10-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By rockthief
Re: Which reel with which rod?

What brand and model are the reels?
Forum: Fly Rods 07-06-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By rockthief
Re: Fixing a broken rod - any tips or advice?

nevadanstig, send me your address via pm here on the forum. I will send you a rod I recently finished, a 5/6 three piece. It will get you thru the season. I have been where you are and I pay back...
Forum: Fly Reels 06-30-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By rockthief
Re: 3D printed fly reel ?

Classic fly rod forum has a worthy post on the topic.
Forum: Fiberglass Fly Rods 06-24-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By rockthief
Re: need help

Looks like a fiberglass South Bend or Horrocks-Ibbotson trade rod.
Forum: Fly Rods 05-29-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By rockthief
Re: Pure Owned Hardy's Future

Pure is either blowing smoke or they are going to treat Hardy differently than the other brands they have purchased. I hope it is the later.
Forum: Fly Reels 05-24-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By rockthief
Re: Hardy DD sticking around

Not much pure about Pure Fishing. :mad:
Forum: Fiberglass Fly Rods 05-20-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By rockthief
Re: The short era of fiberglass rods...

Be mindful to slow your casting stroke. Be patient. You are learning a different way to fly cast. It helps to look back and watch the line unfurl, then bring the rod forwad. Most of my fiberglass...
Forum: Fly Reels 05-16-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By rockthief
Re: backing capacity

Likely get ninety yards at least. A DT5 and a WF7 take about the same amount of backing.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By rockthief
Re: Flylogic

siege, I have so many rods and reels that I almost blush thinking about it. IF I was in the market for another rod I would pounce on the 5/6 they have on Ebay. I keep saying sell instead of buy...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By rockthief
Re: Flylogic

They are out of business and selling remaining stock on Ebay. Their rods are excellent, easy casters and constructed just right, but somehow never caught on. The reels are made well and will last a...
Forum: Fly Lines 04-30-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By rockthief
Re: pike line outboud vs pike

Hello. Intermediate lines cast fine for me. I wish I could visit you and fish for pike. :)
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-29-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By rockthief
Re: Raccoon's tail-what flies?

Use it for any fly that calls for squirrel.
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 04-29-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By rockthief
Re: Line weight

You might try a seven weight line if you have one.
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,498
Posted By rockthief
Re: Fly tying saves money?

Flies can be tied with dog hair, a hook, any bird feather and some sewing thread. But, most of us have a lifetime's supply of fur and feathers and all. I have so many hooks I must be crazy. So...
Forum: The Fly Cast 04-19-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,938
Posted By rockthief
Re: 100 ft casts, real or fiction?

I did in once with an Heddon 10. Was one of those sweet spot casts and was fun. But, I remember wondering how I could possible hook a fish at that distance. It was WAY out there. I like closer...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 04-13-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,477
Posted By rockthief
Re: The Cost of Trout Fishing

My local river has not been planted with rainbows or steelhead for twenty years. The native stocks of fish, including chinook salmon, are slowly, and I mean slowly, recovering. There are many...
Forum: Other Gear 04-12-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By rockthief
Re: Adding studs/cleats to felt?

Seems to me there are too few studs for one thing.
Forum: Fly Rods 04-11-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 79,415
Posted By rockthief
Re: Rod Love; the Fly Rod Picture Thread

That is quite the set of Narwhal catching rods you have there!
Forum: Fly Reels 04-11-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By rockthief
Re: Cabelas/Galvan?

tht is a strange decision
Forum: Fly Lines 04-09-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By rockthief
Re: Replacing some lines question

Check out the Barrio lines. You could email Mike telling him about your rods and your style of fishing. He will answer you directly.
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-07-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By rockthief
Re: Help identify this fish (grouper?)

Yep, a nice little grouper
Forum: Fiberglass Fly Rods 03-21-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By rockthief
Re: Kabuto Glass rods

My 703-3 is serviceable with a 3 line but it sings deliciously and delightfully with a 4dt. Mine was built by Rich Margiotta and it is a keeper. Kabuto rods are among the best available. Buy a...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-19-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By rockthief
Re: Natural Mystic Reels

Attractive website.
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