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Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2014, 06:56 AM
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Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2014, 12:02 AM
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Posted By jasalvas
Re: Hardy 8'6" Hardy LRH Classic Graphite

I even forgot I asked this question. Well, since this post I have come across many different rods, fished and cast with many different lines. I ended up never getting this particular rod. I ended up...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 07-29-2013, 08:53 PM
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Posted By jasalvas
Re: Looking for waders to buy.

Another PM to look at!
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 04-06-2013, 03:29 PM
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FS: Hardy Bougle MkVI 3 3/4'' British made reel

I purchased this reel on ebay a couple of weeks ago and it is too big for the rods it was intended for. The original owner said the reel had never been fished before, only lined and that stands. The...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 04-06-2013, 03:27 PM
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Posted By jasalvas
FS: Thomas and Thomas LPS 8'6'' 5wt 2pc.

I am selling my Thomas and Thomas LPS 8'6'' 5wt 2pc fly rod. I purchased this rod a couple years back and have fished it a few times. When fishing I always fish bamboo, I do not see myself fishing...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-13-2012, 10:00 PM
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Posted By jasalvas
Re: Just Ordered a Winston BiiX 9' 5wt

Well, it has been a few months, and a few rods later. After about a week of the BIIX, it was sold. The next contestant was a 8'9'' 5wt LT. I loved that it was 5 piece but too damn fast. I came across...
Forum: Fly Reels 06-29-2012, 10:21 PM
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Re: Reel Love, the fly reel Picture Thread;

I really like the shots! What tools you working with?? Opened up to about a 2.8?

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What reel is second to the...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 06-13-2012, 04:10 PM
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Posted By jasalvas
Ballistic Vector Speyline 8/9 570gr

I purchased this line new at San Francisco's Spey O'Rama 2012. I also purchased the Ballistic Shooting Head which Ill keep. I casted this line once and its up for grabs. Asking $75 Shipped. Thats $20...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 06-12-2012, 12:31 AM
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Posted By jasalvas
FS: Hardy Princess 3 1/2 Reel with 2 Screw Line Guard

I am selling my Hardy Princess fly reel. I have two Princess reels and no longer need the second. The reel shows wear from years of use. I am the second owner and it still has year to go. Always well...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-07-2012, 11:56 PM
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Posted By jasalvas
Re: Fishing Bamboo/Post a photo of your favorite rod

Reds, both bright and dark have always looked so nice.
Forum: Fly Rods 06-07-2012, 06:20 PM
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Posted By jasalvas
Re: Fishing Bamboo/Post a photo of your favorite rod

Hi Reese,

I have had one of my rods repaired by Glen Brackett but have never held or cast a Sweetgrass rod. I can imagine they are great rods!
Forum: Fly Rods 06-07-2012, 10:21 AM
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Posted By jasalvas
Re: Fishing Bamboo/Post a photo of your favorite rod

Hi Mcnerney,

If you ever have an opportunity to own one, take it!

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Ard,

Thats a great shot! Which...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-07-2012, 12:14 AM
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Posted By jasalvas
Thumbs up Fishing Bamboo/Post a photo of your favorite rod

It has only been about 5 or 6 years since I started fishing a fly. I have bought and sold many rods, most of them graphite. One day I found a pair of bamboo rods on Craigslist for a reasonable price....
Forum: Fly Reels 06-05-2012, 09:44 AM
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Posted By jasalvas
Re: Reel Love, the fly reel Picture Thread;

Hey Ard, Thats the rod that has the cracked spline! It was originally a Phillipson that was refinished by Leonard. I just picked up a couple of Orvis rods. A Battenkill 7'6", and a 7/4, The 7/4 is in...
Forum: Fly Reels 06-04-2012, 11:45 PM
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Posted By jasalvas
Re: Reel Love, the fly reel Picture Thread;

Great set ups everyone. Well I finally got around to it, Here are a few pics of some of my rods and reels. I now own more bamboo than graphite and almost all Hardy reels :cool:. ...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-07-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,193
Posted By jasalvas
Re: Just Ordered a Winston BiiX 9' 5wt

So far I have only been able to cast the rod in the yard. 15-60 ft casts smoothly. I look forward to adding some water tension and the tug of a trout. I will also be putting the Thomas and Thomas HS...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-01-2012, 11:05 PM
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Posted By jasalvas
Re: Rod Love; the Fly Rod Picture Thread

Great Photo Siskiyoublues! What was that shot at? 1.2??
Forum: Fly Rods 05-01-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,193
Posted By jasalvas
Re: Just Ordered a Winston BiiX 9' 5wt

Thanks Mcnerney,

I should receive the rod tomorrow, but wont have it on the water till around the end of the month.
Ill do all I can to get it done before then :shades:

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Forum: Fly Rods 04-30-2012, 11:34 PM
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Views: 3,193
Posted By jasalvas
Re: Just Ordered a Winston BiiX 9' 5wt

I have thrown around the idea of getting a 8'6"4wt rod. Thats where the LT would come into play. It has been a toss up between a Hardy LRH Lightweight, LT, or a bamboo rod, even a Fenwick. I just...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-30-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,193
Posted By jasalvas
Re: Just Ordered a Winston BiiX 9' 5wt

Thanks Jackster!!

I'm totally Type B! I have no problem CASTING a rod, shooting line is cool. Nice little self esteem booster. I'm so excited about this new rod. I have read a few reviews online...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-30-2012, 10:04 AM
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Views: 3,193
Posted By jasalvas
Re: Just Ordered a Winston BiiX 9' 5wt

I cast a Winston IM6 about a month ago, lovely little rod. My friend had a Hardy dt5 line on the rod. Good match. My Thomas and Thomas is stiff with out much sensitivity. I love casting the rod, but...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-30-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,193
Posted By jasalvas
Just Ordered a Winston BiiX 9' 5wt

Yes, B2X. Found one on closeout. My first Winston rod. :DI currently have a Thomas and Thomas Horizon.

So tell me, What do I have to look forward to:secret:???

Smooth casting? Tight Loop...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-29-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,960
Posted By jasalvas
Re: A Thread for the Bamboo Rod People;

I have a 8' 5-6wt Phillipson blank that I was told was refinished by HL Leonard. It is a nice little rod without any markings. I found it on Craigslist in San Rafael Ca. It was purchased along with a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By jasalvas
Re: Hardy 8'6" Hardy LRH Classic Graphite

I cast one for the first time a couple months ago. Pretty smooth cast.

Gracias Mosca.
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By jasalvas
Re: Hardy 8'6" Hardy LRH Classic Graphite

I have heard about that G2, Ill have to check it out. Have you ever cast a Winston IM6? Do you think they have a similar action?
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