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Forum: Fly Rods 04-21-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,983
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Sage Salt.... Wow!

S&S
Care to elaborate? guessing you are going to say the new sage salt 9 is in the same league as the nrx?
Forum: Saltwater Articles 04-20-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,648
Posted By adealarcon
Re: New Flats Fly Lines

I fished the tropical punch in a 8 and 9 several weeks ago. really nice line. shoots great and casts well short and long. cast on a 8 and 9 wt solar tnt
Forum: Fly Rods 04-02-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,983
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Sage Salt.... Wow!

S&s
Look frward to hearing your take on the salt. were you able to get your hands on any of the airflo chard lines? i just got back froma trip a few ago and used that line....big thumbs up for...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-19-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Hatch mid or large arbor for salt

S&S,

i would love to see an 8+ as well. the 7 + in the large arbor is a great 8 wt. 9 wt need the mid arbor. 10 wt go 9 +
Forum: Fly Lines 03-03-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Leader Selection

great post s&s. As always full of good information. quick question on your flats leaders if you shorten up the tippet section to 3 to 3.5 ft how does it affect the presentation?
Forum: Fly Reels 02-23-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,600
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Bauer RX

they are decently active on their facebook page. I personally just acquired a bauer rx 6 for a nine weight. beautiful reel. I can confirm that the spool now has a treaded cap and much easier to...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-23-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Change of Plans...From NRX to Tidal?

Im probably with s&s on this one.....prefer to get the best i can afford for that rod. Although an alternative is to go with the tidals and those become your eventual backups. (pretty stellar...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-19-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,151
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Thomas & Thomas fly rods

Agree with S&S. I have several solars (6,8,9,10,0,12) great saltwater rods. the 8 weight is a honey.
Forum: Fly Reels 02-14-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,770
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Reel Selection for 9' 9wt...The 9' 5wt of Saltwater?

Well Im not surprised on the response from hatch. I have had similar responses from them in the past on reels. In fact I bought a 5+ mid arbor reel for a 6wt solar to do salt duties and some bass...
Forum: Other Gear 02-08-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By adealarcon
Waterproof flats pack

Curious what people are using as their preferred waterproof flats pack and whether anyone has jumped at the new packs available from simms or from umpqua in the waterproof lines...
Forum: Saltwater Articles 02-08-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Outfitting for the Tropical Flats

SS Great to hear the patagonia marlwalker is making a come back. When i bought my first pair of boots last year sadly no oatagonia offering so went with the simms. Interestingly on the trip i got...
Forum: Fly Reels 02-08-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By adealarcon
Re: nautilus nv or hatch finatic?

Well I cant comment on the nautilus...at least not yet i have a silverking on the way. I can comment on the hatch though. I have two 7+ and one 9+. the 7 have seen extensive use on 8 weights and...
Forum: Fly Reels 02-05-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Hatch 7 plus balance on NRX 9ft 8 wt

the hatch backing is really awesome. feels similar to regular dacron but thinner diameter than 20 lb dacron also with a much higher breaking strength. it has become my default backing for salt. ...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 02-05-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,256
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Modern bamboo fly rods.

since your conflicted about what you want why not ask the boo boys sbout making your mantra more to your specs? the you could have your boo and five weight too
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 02-04-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,256
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Modern bamboo fly rods.

i have some nice modern cane rods that i love and fish. really though they are for specific places in mind and they are great tools. different than a graphite rod on many levels. it really...
Forum: Gear Reviews 01-31-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,836
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Somerset Fly Fishing Show 2015 Tackle Observations

As always great report. I was interested to hear what were the 9 weights that got tested and what of your current 9 weights are you not happy with?

would love to here more details of the rods in...
Forum: Fly Reels 01-31-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,090
Posted By adealarcon
Re: Abel's forthcoming Sealed Drag Reel

SS

what does the reel sound like? silent in or out?
Forum: Other Gear 01-19-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
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, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
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, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
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, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
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, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
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, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
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, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,600
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, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
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?
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