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Forum: Other Gear 08-05-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,567
Posted By billyspey
Re: Show Us Your Nets

I like the design of the Tenkara nets " the bent handle makes for scooping fish much easier I would to have a tradition net with a bent handle. But have never found one.
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By billyspey
Re: Need some advice on some new line

If true line wt. line than SA trout over rio trout , also texture trout is a good choice or rio gold , rio grand is full line wt. heavy also SA GPX . I have no idea about your rod have never cast one.
Forum: Fly Rods 07-23-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By billyspey
Re: Sage Flight opinions

Most important , you like them . Fish don't care and the guy fishing down from you can't tell what rod you are using. If you can catch with it and it fits your style of cast that's the most...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By billyspey
Re: Sage Rod Chart Begs the debate - which is best?

I like several older Sage rods , 389ll ,490 SLT. For drys, 490 XP for nymphs , 496 z axis for double nymphs rig. 691 XP, 791 XP streamers, smallmouth bass. Got to have more than just ONE
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-09-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By billyspey
Re: what scissors do you like?

ANVIL , I like the short curve. Don't cut wire with scissors. If you expect to last.
Forum: Share Patterns 06-25-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By billyspey
BugMyster ?

Attractor dry fly BugMyster anyone now this pattern that would share ?
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-24-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By billyspey
Re: advice on my first fly rod.

A casting lesson would be good first, visit a well stocked fly shop then cast as many as you can, one will stand out to you .
Forum: Spey Fly Lines and other Spey Tackle 06-20-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By billyspey
Re: Spey line............HUH?????

Steve Godshall is the man you need to talk to.
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 06-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By billyspey
Re: Setting up a spey rod and reel

No one better than Steve Godshall for Spey lines .
Forum: Fly Rods 05-30-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By billyspey
Re: XP or VXP

XP, XP XP XP did I say XP have 490, 691,791 XP
Forum: Fly Rods 05-29-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,532
Posted By billyspey
Re: Scott Radian nit a drift boat rod!

I would say faster , one is not stiff, Fast is not stiff,
Forum: Fly Rods 05-28-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,532
Posted By billyspey
Re: Scott Radian nit a drift boat rod!

I have a problem I like so many of these I have a had time deciding which I am going to date today. Nrx ,Zenith, Radian ,or Sage never cared for Orvis they have ugly legs.
Forum: Fly Rods 05-21-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By billyspey
Re: Hardy Zenith 9ft 5wt with BBT fly line 6wt???

Hardy Zenith are a true line weight rod ,why would over line ?
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-26-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By billyspey
Re: CFR Donation Epic 4wt.

Looks great, I would like one of those.
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By billyspey
Re: 3wt or 4wt short rod

If you want a great rod for small stream ck out a Loomis gl3 in 7 1/2 4 wt a fantastic rod you can find the on the bay for around $150.00 a real joy. To bad they are no longer made.
Forum: Fly Rods 03-28-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,486
Posted By billyspey
Re: Sage One 9'6" (5WT) vs Scott Radian 9'6" (5WT)

I cast a 9ft. 5 wt. Radian last week really like that rod better than a One that I sold last year .been trying not to buy a new rod but can't get out of my mine. But was the best Scott that I have...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-22-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By billyspey
Re: Hardy Zenith or Loomis NRX?

Zenith if you can find one last year model . I got a last season model for 1/2 price , but I have a Nrx also if you like both than price would dictate choice, both great rods.
Forum: Fly Rods 03-06-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,384
Posted By billyspey
Re: Starter fly rod outfit question: witch one is good

Silver creek has right answer. When I first started 40 odd years ago my first rod was full-flex I hated that rod. If faster rods were not developed I would given up on flyfishing all together. I am...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-04-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By billyspey
Re: Favorite Brands Rods/Reels

The search begins ,lots of great rods and reels on the market ,only you will know what works best for you ,visit lots of shops and test cast every brand they carry. On these forums options run all...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,761
Posted By billyspey
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By billyspey
Re: Korkers soles

Don't fish the SMP. Tailwaters
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By billyspey
Re: Korkers soles

Svelte II is the way to go been using them for 2 yrs. best alternative for felt but I think is better
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 621
Posted By billyspey
Re: How 'nasty' is today's weather going to be?

It works in rivers which has sulphur's, size 18&20 on curve hook with beads in copper and black. Have rid with small copper wire .
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By billyspey
Re: Reel and Line Suggestions for Zeniths

I use the Lamson speedster 1.5 on my Zenith One piece in 4&5 weights with SA mastery trout have been very pleased.
Forum: Fly Rods 01-29-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By billyspey
Re: Somerset Show 2014: Rods

Thanks for sharing , trying to deside which Scott Radian to buy .
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