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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By winstonwt
Talking Re: Who makes best chest waders?

I feel like a broken record by answering this so I will let you fill in the blanks.S...S.Period,end of story.
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 708
Posted By winstonwt
Re: Leaving Civilization for 3 weeks

As a side note to my post that I forgot,all the climbing,backpacking,and fishing that I do,was and is done solo.:icon_bigg
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 708
Posted By winstonwt
Thumbs up Re: Leaving Civilization for 3 weeks

I've lived here in Colorado for 48 years this month,i've been down into the Gunnison gorge 3 times for the salmonfly hatch,,climbed some fourteeners and backpacked a lot.All the advice you have...
Forum: Fly Reels 06-15-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By winstonwt
Thumbs up Re: hatch frame spool movement

Thanks to everybody for responding and to some who have seen the lateral movement,I don't see any problems with this reel and that was just an observation I saw when checking out a new reel.It is...
Forum: Fly Reels 06-13-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By winstonwt
Question Re: hatch frame spool movement

I did contact hatch and they responded by saying that about 1/16 of an inch play or movement is normal.All I can say is I own and fish 13 other reels from 2 abels,2 hardys,2 3- tand,a ross f1,marryat...
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 06-11-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By winstonwt
Re: Looking for a lamson guru G2or G3 for my 5wt and or 6wt rod

Theres one on the big auction site,about 13 hours left to bid or buy.Guru 2 starting bid $140.00 or buy now $189.00. Brand new.No bids on it yet.
Forum: Fly Reels 06-11-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By winstonwt
hatch frame spool movement

I bought a new hatch 4+ reel about a week ago,Question for all who own a hatch reel,when I put my fingers on the frame from my right hand and put my left hand fingers on the spool and move my hands I...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-07-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By winstonwt
Smile Re: looking for a new 5 wt. rod.

Whichever one feels good to you,the one that casts like you want and feels great in hand,that's the one you will choose.
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By winstonwt
Exclamation Re: Giving credit where due - Simms

Simms set the standard on waders,others try to follow but can not.You have tried the rest now buy the best SIMMS.
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 663
Posted By winstonwt
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 06-04-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By winstonwt
Re: Hardy demon 3000 fly reel

This reel has been sold,please remove or delete.
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 05-31-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By winstonwt
Exclamation Re: Hardy demon 3000 fly reel

I have the picture posting instructions on paper from the administrator and it still does not work.I wish this site would go to an easier way of posting pictures,as craigslist and ebay,SIMPLE.
Forum: Fly Reels 05-28-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By winstonwt
Re: Fly reel Balance

Go to youtube.com,type in Kelly Galloup how to test a fly rod in the shop.He starts by showing you that the wiggle test does absolutely NOTHING about the rod only as in his words "it makes you look...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-28-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By winstonwt
Re: Pure Owned Hardy's Future

Does anybody know if the hardy cls reel is also being discontinued or will it be redesigned also.
Forum: Fly Lines 05-27-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By winstonwt
Thumbs up Re: Airflo Sixth Sense

I have the 5wt. sixth sense,sinks about .5-1.0 inches per second.Works fine for fishing just below the surface.
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 05-25-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By winstonwt
Thumbs up Hardy demon 3000 fly reel

Hardy demon 3000 reel with 3 cassette spools,each one has 100 yds.20lb.backing on them.Reel comes with 3 spools,box,instructions,warranty card and sticker.It has been slightly used,has a small barely...
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 660
Posted By winstonwt
Re: Tying tippet to leader

Triple surgeons knot.:wavetowel
Forum: Fly Reels 05-16-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By winstonwt
backing capacity

I ordered another reel,the backing capacity calls for 71yds.for dt5,just curious if that would be the same amount for wf5 or would i use more.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-08-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,060
Posted By winstonwt
Smile Re: Rod selection for fishing Colorado

Well we do have large ones in the fryingpan,taylor,gunnison,south platte rivers.On that particular river we use even 8x tippet on 4-6 wt. rods.One of the fly shops in basalt has,now get this,12x...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-08-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,060
Posted By winstonwt
Smile Re: Rod selection for fishing Colorado

With all due respect you are not going to safely land and release an 18 pound 30 inch brown trout on the fryingpan river with a 2wt rod,all you are going to do is snap that 2wt rod into pieces.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-07-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,060
Posted By winstonwt
Thumbs up Re: Rod selection for fishing Colorado

I have to disagree with the last post,i live in Buena vista,co about an hour away from where you are going to fish in September,pass by it on the weekends.I fish with 6-7x tippets on the taylor and...
Forum: Fly Reels 05-01-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By winstonwt
hatch monsoon

Hi guys,looking at buying a used monsoon reel,any problems with this model or should I just get the fanatic reel.:confused:
Forum: Fly Lines 04-24-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By winstonwt
Thumbs up Re: Airflo Fly Line

Gotta agree with that line also.
Forum: Fly Rods 04-18-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By winstonwt
sage fly rods

Interesting short article on The Trout Underground Fly Fishing Blog - Fly Fishing's Fun, Independent Voice : Tom Chandler's Fly Fishing Life : Fly Rods are the Measure of Life...
Forum: Fly Lines 04-13-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By winstonwt
Re: Fly Line Repair - Coating Stripped

Is it a rio,s/a,cortland,or airflow.
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