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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-28-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By dpreller
Re: Smallmouth rod Help.

I don't know how much you want to spend but for me a 7wt bvk is a killer smallmouth rod at a good price.I fish the susky and potomac. You can throw some good size poppers and streamers with it and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By dpreller
Re: Question for the kayak fishermen

i also have the native slayer 12 and love it. flyfishing from it is nice because of the clean opne layout. i fish mostly sitting with the seat in the elevated position whe. casting it helps to throw...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-15-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By dpreller
Re: St Croix Legend Ultra is back

It is kinda hard to believe. But I think they make a hell of a rod for the price. I have 8 of their spinning and casting rods. They are all I use. I own Scott's and winston fly rods but the ultra...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By dpreller
Re: Question for the kayak fishermen

I live near the susquehanna and I love kayak fishing. Both with fly and regular gear.the first thing I can tell you is don't buy any accessories yet.( other than a paddle of course) fish out of it a...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-14-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By dpreller
Re: St Croix Legend Ultra is back

I love these rods for the price. I had the 9 5 but sold it and shouldn't have. Also have the old 8 ft 4 .I think while cabelas has the I may get another 5 and a 6. Also the newer generation elites...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-11-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,922
Posted By dpreller
Re: 4 Weight Rod Help

If you want New not used and can stretch another $40 the st.Croix legend elite is a very nice American made rod. If you can't go the extra money cabelas has a limited run of st.Croix legend ultra...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-03-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,138
Posted By dpreller
Re: Scott Radian

im intrested to hear s&s assesment of the radian 6 as well. considering buying one for bigger river streamers and double nymph rigs. it would also double as my smallmouth rod throwing midsize...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-01-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,311
Posted By dpreller
Re: Scott G2 question

Good to see the scott love.I love my g2s have the 904 and the 8434 . As said if you want an easy casting dry fly rod with the occasional nymph or small streamer thrown in the 905 will be awesome.
Forum: Fly Rods 01-30-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,311
Posted By dpreller
Re: Scott G2 question

I love my g2s for fishing small to medium Eastern rivers but when I go to a bigger river with bigger flies I want a little more power. The radian is an absolute gem.still able to fish small flies and...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-15-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By dpreller
Re: How varied is your fishing?

We don't have a tremendous amount of trout fishing here,mostly what I fish is tailwaters one of which is 30 minutes from home. These are small to medium size with lots of small bugs and lots of...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-08-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,603
Posted By dpreller
Re: A good 4wt 9ft?

i cast a 9ft 4wt nrx last week and loved it. just for reference i have a scott g2 in that configuration and it works great for me on the medium sized rivers i fish with mostly small dries and...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-04-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By dpreller
Re: Favorite 7 weight & line

I test cast a nrx 7 on Friday in my search for a smallmouth and pond bass rod.it is amazing! Feels like a 5 wt in my hand doesn't feel stiff but when you need to drive a big bugor weighted streamer...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,165
Posted By dpreller
Re: What is your favorite Brand and model fly Rod?

i love my scott g2s perfect for most of the fishing i do, small to medium rivers with lots of midges small mayflies and light nymph rigs.my 9ft 4 wt is my favorite.however i do have a case of lust...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,500
Posted By dpreller
Re: All I want for Christmas is....

9ft 5wt radian 9ft 6wt nrx
Forum: Fly Rods 11-27-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By dpreller
Re: Thanksgiving for Fly Rods

Amen,I know they aren't your favorites but I sure am thankful for my g2s.just cast the 9ft 4wt in the yard (and snow) today.I may break down and but a Radian or nrx 6 for smallmouth and heavy...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,321
Posted By dpreller
Re: Best fighting fish?!

size being equal smallmouth hands down,however i would love to see what a bluegill could do at 3-4 lbs
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-14-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By dpreller
Re: Fun with "Feather Flies"

rick im sure youve tried pinchot ,if you havent you should .lots of weeds that holds bluegill fairly shallow.if you fish poppers at dark you get an occasional bonus bass.
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By dpreller
Re: Testing Kayaks for Flyakking

i bought a slayer last winter and have fished from it alot this year. great yak, stable comfy seat clean deck that doesnt snag fly line too bad.
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By dpreller
Re: Cabelas L tech review. Wow!

i own the same rod as well and its a great smallmouth rod,yet still ight enough to have fun with an 8 inch bluegill
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 07-09-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By dpreller
Re: Trout near selinsgrove pa

greg i cant help you with the trout fishing but... by all means hit the susquehanna for smallmouth the fishing from selingsgrove down to harrisburg can be world class.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-09-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By dpreller
Re: Hot Weather Bass

fishing for smallies in rivers is best during the summer,rivers come down to fly fishable levels fish early morning and late evening with poppers and clousers.concentrate on the shade as others have...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By dpreller
Re: Savage River MD

yeah i thought there was a campground there and on th potomac.when is a good time to come up? and what are some good patterns etc? ive heard its alot of midges small flies etc.
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By dpreller
Re: Savage River MD

i live in northern baltimore county and every year i swear im gonna do a camping trip and fish the savage and north branch but i never do. this year though.... keep posting some of your trips maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,357
Posted By dpreller
Re: So far no luck with Nymphing. Any suggestions?

Ok first of all your nymph MUST be dead drifted without the effect of the current on it. This will be even more important if you fish for wild fish. Second you usually need to be on the bottom. One...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By dpreller
Re: Fly fishing kayak or canoe

i have a native slayer. love it. open cockpit area for fly fishing very comfortable hi lo sat and very stable.
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