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Forum: Other Gear 01-19-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
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: 11
Views: 324
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: 268
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: 188
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: 328
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: 216
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: 8
Views: 490
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: 327
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: 520
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: 2,412
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: 1,054
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: 1,028
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: 299
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...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-25-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Scott Radian line. recommendation?

i use a perception and a rio gold with it and works beautifully with either

---------- Post added at 08:42 AM ---------- Previous post was at 08:18 AM ----------

i use a perception and a rio...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-23-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Scott Radian line. recommendation?


What new rods are coming from T&T?
Forum: Fly Lines 10-04-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By adealarcon
Sink tip pike musky line

Looking for a rec for a sink tip pike musky line. any recs that people might have? this would be for an 8 wt. looking at the rio pike/ musky line and the rio outbound short intermediate.......
Forum: Fly Reels 10-03-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Lamson Speedster for life?

i have the 2 for that rod and balances perfectly
Forum: Other Gear 09-29-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By adealarcon
Finn utility

Does anyone have any experience with the essex bag? thoughts on this vs the vedavoo products?
Forum: Fly Rods 09-28-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,170
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Scott F2 3wt Length

Here is a nice review of the 7 ft

food for thought..... is there someplace you can go and cast both models?
Forum: Fly Rods 09-10-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,473
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Best of the mod. to mod/fast past & present ?

agree on the tmf 4 im6 have one and will never oart with it
Forum: Fly Rods 09-08-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,575
Posted By adealarcon
Re: 5wt VS 6wt

Agree that you should cast a few rods and pick what feels right. I will say that my horizons have been expanded by the salt which has consequently influenced how i am building my rod collection. ...
Forum: Fly Reels 09-07-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,884
Posted By adealarcon
Re: New 4 wt. reel considerations ?

I know you havent been a huge lamson fan but the speedster3.5 might fit the bill. i have the 2 and the narrower spool is nice. not in same ballpark strenght wise of the frame as the hatch. but mine...
Forum: Fly Rods 09-06-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,575
Posted By adealarcon
Re: 5wt VS 6wt


I have both the 4 and the 5 wt. I would have to say for what you are looking for the 6 is a better rod. The five is a great dry fly rod. I have to agree that the 6 is a really sweet rod. ...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-21-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Rio Lines and a Scott Radian- Question

I am going to try the perception on my 8.5 4 wt. Will let you know how it casts/ and fishes next week. Shop where I purchased the rod recommended both with some guys in the shop preferring the gold...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-19-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,630
Posted By adealarcon
Re: 6 weight rod feedback Scott Radian?

Another sweet six to consider is the T&T solar. Have that rod and love it. Might be a bit too powerful for your applications but would be worth a look.
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