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Forum: Fly Rods 10-24-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By civicrr
Re: 8wt rod advice

The Link had a made in China sticker on the bottom of the fighting butt.

The Link has a very similar taper/action as the NRX IMO. It does not have the same amount of power. It does seem to have...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-23-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By civicrr
Re: 8wt rod advice

That was the old 8 weight shootout. Notice there are Sage Xi2 & TCR rods on the chart? Both are discontinued/replaced by newer models as is the Redington CPS which was replaced by the CPX.

The...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-03-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,562
Posted By civicrr
Re: Hatch Reels

I'm using the Hatch 7+ (Monsoon & one Finatic) with both 8wt & 9wt rods. I'm fishing the Cal Delta & San Luis Reservoir for stripers. Honestly, I haven't caught any fish that have really tested the...
Forum: Fly Lines 02-05-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,602
Posted By civicrr
Re: "Welded" Loops

Ard,
Sorry, it wasn't my intention to break the rules. Honstly, its been a long time since I've read them.

I found the site that hosts the video but it does have some blogs, etc there too. For...
Forum: Fly Lines 02-04-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,602
Posted By civicrr
Re: "Welded" Loops

Thought I'd throw this into the mix.

Relatively new to flyfishing, with only two years under my belt. I get out approx. once a week chasing stripers here on the California Delta. I use the...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-30-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,539
Posted By civicrr
Forum: Fly Lines 08-15-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,714
Posted By civicrr
Re: Best Knot to join fly line & backing

Loop to loop connections for me.

All I fish is 8wt (largemouth & stripers) & 9wt (stripers) rods. I blind splice the backing forming a loop large enough to pass the fly line spool through. ...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 09-28-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By civicrr
Re: Orvis Helios 8 WT Outfit ***Price Reduced***

Whew...that was close. Glad you sold it.

I almost had to buy it. The deal was so good it was killing me to pass it up!
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 09-28-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By civicrr
Re: Wanted To Buy: 9 wt SW rod

Sage Xi2 990-4. 9' 9wt. $265 shipped in lower 48. I got a great deal on it so passing it on. Grip shows some wear. Slight scratches on butt section male ferrule. Other than that, rod is in good...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-28-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,408
Posted By civicrr
Re: Galvan Torque T-8 or Ross Momentum 4?

Well, I decided on going with the Galvan Torque. There was a point when I was thinking I can stretch the budget. I almost pulled the trigger on some Abel Super 8's. In the end, I decided that I...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-21-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,408
Posted By civicrr
Re: Galvan Torque T-8 or Ross Momentum 4?

Other than the Lamson, the reels I looked at all seem to be about that weight. Galvan Torque, Ross Momentum LT, Nautilus CCF, Abel Super 8, & Tibor Everglades all were right about 8oz. I assumed...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-20-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,408
Posted By civicrr
Galvan Torque T-8 or Ross Momentum 4?

I'm considering either the Galvan Torque T-8 or the Ross Momentum LT 4. This will be for use on a 8wt and/or 9wt rod being used for stripers. I'm guessing that these reels shouldn't limit me if I...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-20-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,379
Posted By civicrr
Re: reel suggestion

I'm curious, what did you end up getting?
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 08-15-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By civicrr
Forum: Fly Lines 08-12-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,302
Posted By civicrr
Re: Sage Z-Axis 890-4 line?

I practiced casting the Z-Axis with the Outbound Short 8wt today. It really loads the rod compared to the SA Bass Bug 8wt line on the other reel.
While I couldn't find the specs for the SA line,...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 08-11-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By civicrr
New Reddington CD 7/8 with Rio Gold WF8F

Brand new Reddington CD 7/8 reel spooled with backing & Rio Gold WF8F. The reel, backing & line are all new & unused. Blank warranty card. A case is not included. I'm not sure if these reels...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-09-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,267
Posted By civicrr
Re: Bass Flies???

I appreciate everyone's input & info on this thread. There is such a dizzying array of product to sift through. Starting to get a handle on it....sort of.:)
Forum: Fly Lines 08-06-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,302
Posted By civicrr
Sage Z-Axis 890-4 line?

Been stuck @ home sick. That means too much time on the 'puter.... Found a killer deal on a brand new Sage/Reddington/Rio 'Save Bristol Bay' outfits. The outfit consist of a Sage Z-Axis 890-4,...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,267
Posted By civicrr
Re: Bass Flies???

Couldn't wait that long.:) I'll have it tonight. With my membership discount @ Barnes & Noble, it only cost me a little bit more that Amazon.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,267
Posted By civicrr
Re: Bass Flies???

Thanks Rip & MP. I'll check out the site & find that book! Appreciate the info from all on fly patterns.

Any good local shops to buy flies from? I live in Tracy CA & work in Mountain View. ...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,267
Posted By civicrr
Re: Bass Flies???

Thanks for the reply. Appreciate the info.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-05-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,267
Posted By civicrr
Bass Flies???

I am totally new to flyfishing. I've been lurking for a while trying to figure stuff out. I've used the St Croix trade up program & converted an unused conventional bass rod to a Legend Ultra...
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