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Forum: Fly Rods Today, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Sage Txl-f 1 or 2wt?

I have the one weight and for scenarios you describe it is fantastic,


One of my favorite rods, hands down
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 997
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Fly tying saves money?

Not that this comment will add a lot of value since its been hashed out tons. But here is my experience

For a $1.50 Tungsten BH Nymph (online price, retail shop would be $1.99). I am in it hook,...
Forum: Fly Lines Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Line for a 3Wt.

Here let me give you a tiny subtle hint, this is my 389-4 Circa

On this reel is RIO Gold, Ive since switched over and almost exclusively use SA Textured Mastery Trout and its a great match for the...
Forum: The Lodge Den Yesterday, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By comeonavs
Re: NHL Playoffs 2015

So far the playoffs are great , sort of surprised the Ducks swept the jets.

Nashville really has been the shocker for me this year, except the Shea Weber injury makes it all make sense sort of
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-25-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,143
Posted By comeonavs
Re: how long have you been Tying

This June will be the end of my third full year, I am not good but I feel like I got a lot better about 1 year in
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-25-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Super glue.

Same as Ard said Zap-A-Gap or Sally Hansens

Super glue is my nemesis for some reason
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-25-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,861
Views: 256,793
Posted By comeonavs
Re: What have you been tying today?

Couple Jumbo Johns for my buddy, he has a few so whipping up 1/2 dozen for him for salmon fly season

U202 #6
3/16" Gold Bead
Brown Goose Biot tail
Black 6/0 Thread
MED- Gold and Green wire...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-25-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 319
Posted By comeonavs
Re: What's special about razor scissors?

Yes dont cut wire, I actually also store mine in the surgical like tubing they were packaged in. I shoved that tubing in one of the holes on my tool caddy and that is where they reside when not in...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-24-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 319
Posted By comeonavs
Re: What's special about razor scissors?

I got a pair with some birthday money. I am not a metallurgist but they are as advertised "razor sharp"

I love them when trimming materials on small dry flies, they are super sharp and very fine...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Should I bother fishing when water is high and brown?

Unfortunately the creek he is referring to is a tail water. Short of Cheesman Canyon or the Blue near here (which both are like combat fishing on weekends or can be), all our tailwater suffer from...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Should I bother fishing when water is high and brown?

Yes it is the beginning of runoff unless they are just proactively releasing water from the reservoir

There is a few week stretch where fishing runoff is futile, but if you can find soft edges,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Bought a new vise but...

I think you nailed it,neither choice is wrong

Sometimes I tie zero flies a week but then I will get on a roll for a month and tie 2-3 dozen per week. That is when I am thankful for the investments...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Bought a new vise but...

Just me but I would have returned it and ordered the rotary. To everyone else point rotary is nice but not necessary. Once you get used to rotary it makes life so easy

I have a Peak rotary like...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 521
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Techniques to stop line dragging with the current.

Yeah the book says dont do it, but I literally have went to re-cast after letting my nymph swing to far only to find a fish on the end of my line. I literally let it drift out and hold a second or...
Forum: The Lodge Den 04-21-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By comeonavs
Re: NHL Playoffs 2015

I do want the Blues to beat the Wild, but then..... sorry the Blues and Avs have gotten a decent rivalry going.

And yeah I puke in my mouth a bit thinking of the Ducks winning it

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Forum: Fly Reels 04-21-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Anyone got any info on BOZEMANREELS?

Nice looking reels, great looking product.

But wow I think the reel market is pretty saturated so to be a small shop at a price point above the big boys like Abel seems to be a daunting task.
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Forum: The Lodge Den 04-21-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By comeonavs
NHL Playoffs 2015

Do you have a dog in this fight. Since I am an Avs fan I dont and am relegated to rooting against foes like the Blues and Wild. There has been some great action specifically in the Anaheim/Winnipeg...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-21-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Hardy zenith

Cant comment to the 6wt but I have a 5wt and it is a sweetheart of a rod. Quite frankly the 5wt really has put some of my 4wts on the back burner a touch (Z-axis and Allen ICON...love both though). I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Orvis courses

Welcome Sam

Please stick around this place is a wealth of knowledge. Yes take the course, I am sure you know knots from bait fishing but there are some other basics I bet they help you with to get...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-19-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4,861
Views: 256,793
Posted By comeonavs
Re: What have you been tying today?

Sort of still loading cups with staples, todays patterns

Red CDC Pheasant Tail
Dai Riki 730 size 16
5/64 Silver Bead
12 wraps .10 lead
SM Red Wire
M Veevus pearl tinsel
Peacock herl
Tail...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-19-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Where did they go?

I need to see if Button Rock is open again, get my fat rear up there hiking again.

Yeah I think the Avalanche assumed all they had to do was tie on the skate and the magic would happen again. We...
Forum: Other Gear 04-19-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Waders for a beginner. Thinking Redington Crosswater. Any thoughts?

Probably, I am 6'1" and 235lb and I wear the large king and they fit pretty good. I have no problems getting a hoody and jacket under mine. I could probably get away with the large but the king is...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-19-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Where did they go?

Ive always sucked it up on the St Vrain. My brother in law used to fish it between Lyons and Allens Park a lot but he said over the years it went down hill. I heard the flood didn't do the fishery...
Forum: Fly Lines 04-18-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Rio In Touch VS standard

I just bought the in touch gold for a 6wt. The RIO rep touted it for streamer and nymph fishing. I am looking forward to trying it out. When I bought a new Zenith 5wt in Dec I chose regular Gold just...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-18-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,263
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Wiggled Four 6wts today, Bought one

Dude not fair , its gonna be a few weeks till I get to use it and now you have got my motor running .

Yes I did get the RIO Gold since I wont be deepwater streamer fishing but streams that are...
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