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Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 22,966
Posted By nickel
Re: Just Curious: How Many Fly Rods Do you Own

Let's think about it...

Elkhorn traveler 9' 4wt
Redington Rs4 9' 5wt
Redington red fly 2 9' 6wt
St Croix legend elite 9' 5wt
St Croix legend ultra 8'6" 4 wt
St Croix legend elite 9' 6 wt...
Forum: Fly Reels 01-11-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By nickel
Re: Looking for a reel with a small reel foot

You could put together your own reel here:

Reel Kits - The Eclectic Angler (
Forum: Fly Rods 08-12-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,224
Posted By nickel
Re: Input needed on new 5wt :)

St Croix Legend Elite 9' 5wt definitely a rod that will do it all for you. I can't seem to fathom why this rod is so overlooked at times. Get your hands on this rod if you can and fish it, not just...
Forum: Fly Reels 04-14-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,974
Posted By nickel
Re: Galvan Rush Light, Nautilus FWX, Hardy UltraliteDD

I ended up putting a Sage 4230 reel on my zenith 9' 4wt. Have been very happy with fit, function, and the overall look. I purchased the reel in platinum for my setup but the bronze would look good as...
Forum: Fly Reels 04-01-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By nickel
Re: Fly reel

which XF2 streamflex did you buy? or which length & weight rather? Look at the greys gx700 in 4/5/6/.
Forum: Pacific Southwest 01-10-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By nickel
Re: New to Fly Fishing


Welcome to fly fishing and hope you stick with it as a hobby, recreation, or lifestyle. I'm sure as you progress it will all combine into a lifestyle as it always seems to be the norm in...
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 22,966
Posted By nickel
Re: Just Curious: How Many Fly Rods Do you Own

Gear addiction:

Okuma crisium 7' 3wt
TFO pro 8' 4wt
TFO pro 8'6 5wt
St.Croix ultra 8'6 4wt
St.Croix elite 9' 5wt
St.Croix elite 9' 6wt
Elkhorn traveler 9' 4wt
Zenith 9' 4wt
Forum: Other Gear 08-05-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By nickel
Re: Thoughts on wading boots.

Redington make some nice boots for a fair price. I have a pair of the skagit river boots that I wet wade in and they have been great. Their palix river boots are nicely priced along with their...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-04-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,424
Posted By nickel
Re: Elkhorn rods and reels

I have the Traveler 9' 4wt and it fishes well. I would describe it as a medium fast with a progressive flex. I actually like to fish sink tips and full sink lines on it out of my float tube. Also...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-04-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,521
Posted By nickel
Re: Hardy Zeniths at Closeout Prices!

I was thinking the click check ultralight over the disc drag since the rod is a 4wt and I won't be utilizing the drag much if at all. The DD 4000 has a diameter of 3.74" according to The Hardy...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-04-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,521
Posted By nickel
Re: Hardy Zeniths at Closeout Prices!

I bought the 9' 4wt to be my general tout rod. Now I'm looking for a reel to match the rod and compliment that reel seat. Maybe a Hardy 3000 CC ultralight. I also have a few more in mind. Hardy LRH,...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-03-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,958
Posted By nickel
Re: 2013 5-Weight Shootout

Loving the St. Croix legend elite placing top 5 yet again! What a sleeper! What a better price than the other sticks. I bought an elite 6wt to add to my quiver already having a 4&5 the other day from...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By nickel
Re: New to fly fishing

Welcome to the great sport of flyfishing! No one in there right mind would pass up on that combo you bought. Fishing the 3 states you mentioned have big fish waters so that 6wt VXP is a good setup to...
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 03-04-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,031
Posted By nickel
Echo SR 4106

Just purchased this rod 10'6" 4wt got a great deal due to newer model (2013) being updated in a different color and they shaved some weight off the cork composite on the grip. I was looking for some...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 02-12-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By nickel
Re: WTT: Sage Z-axis 690-4 or 590-4

PM sent on your offer
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 02-04-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,190
Posted By nickel
Re: February Famous Fly Fisher Caption Competition sponsored by Allen FlyFishing

" Hold on a minute Gayle." " I'm getting crucial intel on what patterns we should be drifting through this next tailout on the river."
Forum: Other Gear 02-04-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By nickel
Re: Advice on Rod Case???

I would check out the BW rod case it's durable has a nice strap and some storage that you may like.

BW Sports Fishing Gear: Fly Vest / All Weather Gear (
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By nickel
Re: Tiny dancer

So yesterday I returned to the river with the nice little consistent hatch this time of year and sure enough like clock work...hatch going off around high noon. This time determined to redeem myself...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By nickel
Tiny dancer

General question and insight...I was fishing a nice mayfly hatch with drys and emergers tied on tiemco sz. 20 hooks if I remember correctly model 8427BL. Though I brought to hand a good amount of...
Forum: Other Gear 01-19-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,742
Posted By nickel
Re: Evolution or Revolution Regarding Fishing Vests

I always seem to go back to a vest as well. The only time I go minimalist is when I'm fishing small spring creeks this is when I use a waist pack and lanyard. A vest just stands the test of time for...
Forum: Other Gear 01-18-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,764
Posted By nickel
Re: What vise do I need?

Peak rotary vise is a very good vise and will grasp a wide range of hook sizes. The rotary feature I find of good necessity when you spin a dubbing loop for flies like seal buggers to hares ear...
Forum: Other Gear 01-14-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,805
Posted By nickel
Re: Sun glasses, what's good?

The best shades I have ever worn are stylish, polarized and don't rip me off on price! Hands down SUNCLOUD OPTICS. Lifetime warranty as well. I find I don't have to pay an arm and a leg for a good...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,194
Posted By nickel
Re: Fishing With Forum Members

I met rickyortiz on the water a couple weeks ago unfortunately didn't get to fish together for I had a friend I was trying to get into fishing that day but it just didn't take with him he had two...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,459
Posted By nickel
Re: Socks

A good acrylic liner sock against the skin followed by a thick merino wool sock. I also prefer patagonia guidewater waders that have merino wool built into the booties. In the coldest of winter I...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,815
Posted By nickel
Re: Rod tube design

What i did for my raft was a 4" pvc pipe then ripped a 1 1/2"gap down the length of it. On the underside where the pipe sits on my raft frame i slotted 2 holes so the buckle straps secure the pipe...
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