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Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By loydtruss
Re: Broken Redington fly rod

Thanks guys for all the advice, I will check all comments Bill
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By loydtruss
Broken Redington fly rod

Hi Guys
Does anyone know where I can have the tip section of my 3 wt. redington fly rod replaced. Redington does not make this fly rod anymore and they told me they don't have the trout classic in...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,196
Posted By loydtruss
The Amazing Gloomis Venture 3 Fly Reel???

Hi Guys
I purchased two Gloomis Ventures 3 fly reels last year and really didnít know what I had until I actually got them in the mail. The description never mentioned how fast one can retrieve line...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-21-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,191
Posted By loydtruss
Re: Question About Poppers

Thanks guys
I will give the suggestions a try. I may start with the increase line size. I hate to eliminate my rubber leg poppers.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-16-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,191
Posted By loydtruss
Question About Poppers

Got a question, how do you keep your popper from twisting the leader after you have made a number of cast. I was fishing the other day on a small lake near my home, and notice when I reeled the fly...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By loydtruss
Re: Fly line and Weight Rod

Sorry I didn't get back sooner to you guys, but my wife and i have been out of town for 5 days and i didn't have access to the net. Thanks for the info. I will stay with the same wt. line and rod to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By loydtruss
Fly line and Weight Rod

Just wondering if anyone out there uses a larger line weight with a smaller weight rod. I am thinking about using a 5 wt. fly line with my 4 wt. TFO rod. I think it may give me a little more distance...
Forum: The Fly Cast 10-13-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By loydtruss
Re: Interchanging fly line

Sorry I didn't mention flies, I am casting small poppers and some small hoppers on a super clear lake. I have a Remington 5wt. and the TF, is the 4 wt I am using. I think I may take the reel off the...
Forum: The Fly Cast 10-12-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By loydtruss
Interchanging fly line

Got a question for you guys---has anyone use a 5 wt line on a 4 wt Temple Fork rod? I am trying to get a little more distance here. Thanks Bill
Forum: The Lodge Den 05-02-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By loydtruss
Re: The power of positive fishing.

Faith is the big factor here. That is like me casting a bright red fly and knowing all the time ----ha this thing is not going to catch anything. I do know if I have my favorite fly tied on I am more...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-01-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,906
Posted By loydtruss
Re: 7'6" 3wt or 8' 4wt for panfish?

Hi Guys
I have been fishing a 3 Wt 7 1/2 ft. all spring for gills on our local lake and found that it is too light to land big gills in grass or brushy areas. If I had my choice i would purchase a 4...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-26-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,448
Posted By loydtruss
Re: bass flies

Hi
One of the best flies I have used is the Muddler Minnow. I have also caught some of the largest gills with this fly. It is deadly fished either under water or on top. You can also catch large...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-20-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,448
Posted By loydtruss
Re: bass flies

Hi
I have caught some of my largest bass on the Muddler Minnow. This fly is deadly when using it as a dry. Later in the year use it as a nymph. In the summer use it with a weight to get down to the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By loydtruss
Fertilize Lake

Hi Guys
This time of the year I really get into the bluegill fishing. During the month of June the lake I fish is loaded with fertilize, which makes it almost impossible for the fish to see your...
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