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Forum: Fly Rods 05-11-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By slduck
Echo Ion XL

Thinking of getting a 6 weight for smallies and 10 weight for muskie

anyone have experience with the new Ion XL?
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-15-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By slduck
Echo ION 6 weight

looking for smallie rod plus trout streamer what do you think of the echo 6 weight Ion 9 ft/
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-18-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By slduck
Re: Texas Redfish and Sea Trout tackle questions

my 8 and 7 weight both have bass taper lines. Would they be applicable in the salt for what I am fishing?
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-17-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By slduck
Texas Redfish and Sea Trout tackle questions

my first trip for redfish and sea trout.
I have an Echo II 10 weight, Diamondback Flawless 9 weight, Redington CPS 8 weight, Echo Ion 7 weight, and St Croix Ultra Elite SW 6 weight. Whcih rods...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-01-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,612
Posted By slduck
Forum: Fly Reels 12-16-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,181
Posted By slduck
affordable anti reverse reel

is there anyone that makes an affordable anti reverse reel. I am looking to put one on a Diamondback Flawless 9 weight for Great Lakes salmon. thanks
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 10-21-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By slduck
Echo 2 9 weight 9 ft rod for Sale

Have a Echo 2 9 weight 9 ft 4 piece rod for sale. Little use excellent condition. Cork excellent . Not a mark on the blank from what I can see. Has the 2 tips which give you a distance and accuarcy...
Forum: Driftless Region 09-13-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,195
Posted By slduck
Driftless Area favored fly rod

I am in NE Iowa what is everyones favored rod? I have a Powell 4 weight 8 ft 3 inch LTT with a pre 98 Ross Gunnison. Thinking going 3 weight. Looking at Diamondglass
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-13-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By slduck
muski flrod echo ion vs echo 2 10 weight

ok want to buy 10 weight which on bothe Echo. The Ion or a lightly used Echo 2. Both 10 weight. Cannot test cast. Thanks for input
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-13-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By slduck
what 6 weight for smallies

give me some suggestions on 6 weights for smallies. I am looking at St Croix Legend Elite Saltwter? Thanks
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 04-09-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By slduck
Re: For Trade: SA Streamer Express WF-200-S

do you want to sell the line outright ? if so how much?
Forum: Fly Rods 02-22-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,991
Posted By slduck
Targus Gary Borger light touch fly rod

i am thinking about buying a Targus Gary Borger Light Touch 8 ft 4 weight fly rod for spring creeks. Anyone ever fished these. I do not have access to them so cannot physically see the rod or cast it
Forum: Fly Fishing Knots 02-12-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,953
Posted By slduck
braided loop connector and nail knot

instead of using the heat shrink I want to use a nail knot to attach a braided floating loop. what do you guys use to tie the nail knot with to secure the attachment
Forum: Fly Rods 01-15-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,931
Posted By slduck
St Croix Legend Elite 6 weight

I have a St Croix Legend Elite saltwater 6 weight which is new so it has the latest technology. I am planning a trip west this year. Is this rod essentially the same rod as the St Croix Bank robber...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-13-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,600
Posted By slduck
Greys XF2 Carnivore 10 weight question

looking at a Greys XF2 Carnivore in 10 weight for chucking musky flies. how do guys that own this rod like it. If you have one it doesnt mean you have to be using for musky looking for all input. I...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 01-13-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By slduck
Greys XF2 Carnivore 10 weight question

looking at a Greys XF2 Carnivore 9ft 10 weight for musky on the fly. Anyone fish this rod and if so how do you like it?
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-18-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
Posted By slduck
Muski stick echo ION vs Winston Vapor 10 W

Between a Winston Vapor 10 weight and an Echo ION 10 weight whcih rod is more suitable to musky on the fly

the Winston is quite a bit lighter

I do have an Echo 2 10 weight saltwater also
Forum: Fly Rods 02-18-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,964
Posted By slduck
Re: Looking for a 3wt, any advice?

I bough a St Croix legend Ultra on E aby for $200 7ft 9 inch 4 piece with warranty.
put it with a Galvan Standard 2.5 for $125 on e bay almost new.
look on e bay for used rods and you will find...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-01-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,729
Posted By slduck
Re: which 6 wt for bass

my 2 cents
I have a St Croix Legend Ultra 6 weight in the saltwater model,
excellent rod for bass.
med fast with more to fast.
check it our at a little over $300
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 12-26-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By slduck
Steelhead new rod. any advise

I just bought a 9 ft 6 inch Diamondback Diamondfly 7 weight rod. I am putting it with a Targus Gary Borger 7/8 reel for smallies and summer steelhead.
I am new to the steelhead game any comments on...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 12-24-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,046
Posted By slduck
Smallie rod for canoe fishing

I have a Grumman Sportboat and this year on my lakes system I am going to fish out of it more. I am thinking of getting a 9ft 6 inch 7 weight as it can get a little windy and the extra length should...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-23-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,535
Posted By slduck
Diamondback Diamondfly fly rod

friend has a Diamondfly he wants to sell. He is 800 miles away so not sure on the rod. Does anyone have insight into the Diamondfly rod. Looking for personal experience with the rod. Weight of the...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-07-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 848
Posted By slduck
spring creek rod

we have small spring creeks in the Driftless area of Wisc, Ia and Minn. I was bidding ona Powell LTT 7ft 9 inch 3 weight as I have a Powell LTT 4weight 8 ft 3 inch right now. I blew it and did not...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-05-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,103
Posted By slduck
Muskie Stick St Croix vs Echo

I have an Echo Ion 9ft 10weight and use an intermediate sink line with it for muskie. I am looking to add a rod and I am in between a St Croix Legend Ultra and Echo 2 Saltwater. Both 10 weights and...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-02-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,164
Posted By slduck
Targus/Gary Borger rods

I picked up (but have not bought) a Targus Gary Borger 9ft 9 weight. The rod felt good in the hand and was a very nice casting rod. It punched a pike taper fly line nicely. Does anyone have any...
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