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Forum: Fly Lines 08-29-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 222
Posted By jgentile
Re: What's best for my z-axis 590?

I agree. Z-Axis 590 = Rio Gold. I gave this rod to my youngest son and imo is a great, if not perfect line for this rod.
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By jgentile
Be careful out there...

Two men die after separate boat crashes on Missouri lakes : News...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-25-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 752
Posted By jgentile
Re: So.... I'm a bit stuck in a rut.

I agree on both points. Actually the transition to glass for me was very easy. It may not be for everyone, but it certainly suits me. If you have the gumption head down to Readings Fly Shop just...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-25-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 752
Posted By jgentile
Forum: Fly Rods 08-25-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 752
Posted By jgentile
Re: So.... I'm a bit stuck in a rut.

Call him:

Contact | (http://cbarclayflyrods.com/contact/)

He lives in south St. Louis City. Arrange to meet him and cast his 7'2 3wt. 7'8 4wt, and 7'10 5wt fiberglass offerings. They are...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By jgentile
Re: High end ultra light rod

For UL I love fiberglass. The flex and profile allows one to feel every nuance while loading and releasing energy. Most, if not all UL (3wt) glass is under 8' and ideally suited for small stream...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-20-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 389
Posted By jgentile
Re: STL get together

Nice gesture but alas, a waste. The Meramec is soooooo unstable. Take a leak or spit in the river and it rises 3' (metaphorically speaking). I fish it once a year and the gar keep getting further...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-19-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By jgentile
Re: Saltwater lines for Scott S4S 8 wt

Bonefish I presume? Do you have experience casting 45-60' into a head or cross wind with only one or two false casts and putting your fly on the mark?

If the answer is yes then the Rio Bonefish...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-17-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By jgentile
Re: Quick advice needed re: Bonefish reel Scientific Anglers System 2 89M

Thanks for the advice fellas. I got the reel for $50.00 so I'm not afraid to melt the drag. If that happens it will be one hell of a video for sure. I will definitely use this rig to throw at...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-16-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By jgentile
Quick advice needed re: Bonefish reel Scientific Anglers System 2 89M

Hey all,

I am headed to Belize in a month and need some quick, really quick opinions on the Scientific Anglers System 2 89M. I have a line on one in good condition that I can pick up for $50.00....
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 08-13-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By jgentile
Re: Current River Report

Thanks for reporting in Rick. No hopper action in the late AM-Dusk?

Joe
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By jgentile
Re: Orvis Silver Sonic Waders

I have close to 75 days in my Orvis SS waders. I have had them for 14 months now. No leaks, no problems. I wish I could have gotten a custom fit as the legs are a bit long as are the booties, but...
Forum: Saltwater Articles 08-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,153
Posted By jgentile
Re: DIY Bonefishing Belize

I swear! It wasn't me!!!
Forum: Member Introductions 08-09-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 248
Posted By jgentile
Re: New Member from the St. Louis Area

Hello and welcome.

I'm in St. Louis as well. Wildwood to be exact. You are lucky in that we have two excellent fly shops in St. Louis (Feather-Craft Fly Fishing | Fly Fishing Rods, Reels,...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-08-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 680
Posted By jgentile
Re: Trip Report- Backpacking RMNP

Nice report! wonderful scenery and the fish ain't too bad either.

re: "The soon to be ball and chain"

She fly fishes = keep her, marry her now before she wises up.
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-08-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 499
Posted By jgentile
Re: You're stuck on a island...what are the 5 albums you must have

Jimmy Buffet -A1A
Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon
Bill Evans Trio - Portrait in Jazz
The Allman Bros. - Live at the Fillmore East
Berlin Philharmonic (Herbert Von Karajan conducting)...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-07-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By jgentile
Flats flies assistance please

Hey gang,

Headed to Belize in just over a month to do nothing but fish, drink beer and rum in that order. I need some advice before I kick it into high gear on the vise.

Pretty sure what I...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-07-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By jgentile
re: Largemouth Bass Fishing with Two Six Year Olds!

Great post Larry. Those images as you well know are PRICELESS!!!! Having the opportunity to help your grand kids hook up must have been a blast. Mine are a little young yet, but I'll take my...
Forum: Saltwater Articles 08-07-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,153
Posted By jgentile
Re: DIY Bonefishing Belize

It looks like a buddy and I will be doing a DIY trip to Ambergris Caye in late Sept. of this year. There is a ton of information on the net that will help you get organized.

As far as experience...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By jgentile
Re: Miami area saltwater fishing

It's been awhile since I was last there. I mean a really long time since I got out of college... but...

All the canals are full of fish. I believe they even have Peacock Bass down there. I use...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 07-31-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By jgentile
Re: Missouri Trout Fishing

Mike,

Just look at it as practice for when you are fishing those enormous size 20's!

Hey you're lucky I wasn't there, I'd had give you and Rick both a few size 30's so I could have all the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By jgentile
Re: Ugh... Some people...

An interesting read with some good points. Fishing regulations need to be fluid and based on individual fisheries.

What we have here in Missouri almost works. Thankfully we have catch and take...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 07-28-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By jgentile
Re: Missouri Trout Fishing

Bingo on the later the year the smaller the trike. This time of year I am down to 28 and 30. You won't need 8x Rick. If you, like me have a problem threading a fly you can either buy a threader or...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By jgentile
Re: need some rod and reel opinions fellas

Lot's of fellas like the Echo Carbon series here:

http://ultralightflyfishing.com/forum/

I have never cast or fished one so I cannot speak from personal experience.
From what I recall is that...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 07-28-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By jgentile
Re: Missouri Trout Fishing

Looking forward to seeing those videos. I'm glad you and Mike had fun with the trikes. Nice brownie too!
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