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    Today, 10:56 AM
    proheli replied to a thread Sage LL in Fly Rods
    Very very disappointing for sure. I’ve had something like that happen. It’s nice you were a good sport about it. Them too.
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    09-12-2019, 04:16 PM
    proheli replied to a thread Fast 5 vs moderate 6 in Fly Rods
    Yes, I'm sure that's exactly the way it would go. :)
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    09-12-2019, 11:32 AM
    The OP has the full range from hot to cold, so one pair might not really do the trick. I have the freestone/felt and they are great for the cold,...
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    09-11-2019, 01:53 PM
    proheli replied to a thread Recommend a Rod in General Discussion
    Yep, it just depends on how thinly you want to slice the pie, or maybe be pleasantly surprised. We've got a memeber who Really likes his Air 864, but...
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    09-11-2019, 12:32 PM
    proheli replied to a thread New Orvis Rod in Fly Rods
    Yes, but all rods have their size listed, just not in a I-can't-remember-my-own-name type of fashion. Also, jftr, I don't mind the orivis billboard...
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    09-11-2019, 08:30 AM
    proheli replied to a thread New Orvis Rod in Fly Rods
    lol. I see it ' no longer called a Label. Its a Quick Rod Identifyer. I'm still laughing. Looks like fantastic cork. I'm not taking the mickey...
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    09-10-2019, 06:45 PM
    OR the opposite. I was on a nice short stretch of water last summer. Could swear I hit every hole pretty good as I walked upstream. Nadda,...
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    09-10-2019, 06:28 PM
    proheli replied to a thread RL Winston Rods on Sale in Fly Rods
    Interesting. Fast action? Do you know what sizes?
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    09-10-2019, 10:15 AM
    proheli replied to a thread Recommend a Rod in General Discussion
    As Sparse points out, there is a good distance between your 5wt BiiX and the 6wt Igniter, so a fast 5 makes sense. The new Radian is probably coming...
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    09-10-2019, 10:02 AM
    I feel for you, but in all fairness to the fish, I don’t like being poked in the lips or cheek either, not even when the dentist does it. :)
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    09-09-2019, 05:37 PM
    proheli replied to a thread RL Winston Rods on Sale in Fly Rods
    Hi Third. Well the B3s was replaced by the Pure series last year, and the AIR took the place of the B3X before that, we also have new Air Salt since...
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    09-09-2019, 08:43 AM
    proheli replied to a thread Fast 5 vs moderate 6 in Fly Rods
    Osseous, I figured you for an all stealth guy. You’re not worried about shiny reflections off the real seat or even the guides? In my mind I...
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    09-08-2019, 07:41 PM
    proheli replied to a thread Sage LL in Fly Rods
    I talked with someone at Winston and he said that even though the new line are Spey rods that the 11’6” rod is a Switch.
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    09-07-2019, 12:40 PM
    proheli replied to a thread Fly rod upgrade questions in Fly Rods
    I'm in Tampa and you can fly just about anywhere in the south and rent a car for $100 a day. It sounds like a fun day to fly into Atanta and...
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    09-07-2019, 11:20 AM
    proheli replied to a thread Fast 5 vs moderate 6 in Fly Rods
    Great post. The whole reason I got my Winston Air 6 was to throw big hoppers from 0-60 like you just said. I really like it. It is also great with...
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    09-06-2019, 08:54 PM
    proheli replied to a thread Fast 5 vs moderate 6 in Fly Rods
    This thread gave me a good idea. I’ve got a medium 6 and it currently has a WF 6.3 on it, but I can tell the line choice could be better. I was...
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    09-05-2019, 07:18 PM
    proheli replied to a thread Fly rod upgrade questions in Fly Rods
    My local shop had the original Buttersticks and I had cast the 4wt a couple of times. The glass on the bs is pretty loose. I like the 2 and 3, but...
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    09-04-2019, 08:56 PM
    No no. Don't to that. Talk more. Share more. Never talk less. That is boring and no one learns anything. We're all a bit unique and you never...
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    09-03-2019, 10:09 PM
    Well, the last time I threw an ounce of gold at a trout, the dang coin just sank to the bottom of the river. I thought to myself, that was the most...
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    09-03-2019, 10:43 AM
    proheli replied to a thread Ross LTX vs Evolution R in Fly Reels
    I went with the Evo R on a 904 because for me the LTX 4/5 seemed a little light, and the 5/6, is noticeably bigger in size. It’s not heavy, but it...
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    09-02-2019, 10:09 PM
    It’s a big rod shop near Yellowstone. They’ll test a bunch of rods, in this case 4wts, and then rate them and tell you what they think. A lotta...
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    09-02-2019, 08:08 PM
    The Fenwick Aetos recently won the Yellowstone Angler 4wt shootout for rods in your price category. I also think fiberglass would be an excellent...
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    09-02-2019, 12:40 PM
    proheli replied to a thread How Much $$$$$ in General Discussion
    It's a good question. It might be a sensative question, but all questions asked, that don't have a secret agenda to be damaging, are good questions....
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    09-02-2019, 08:45 AM
    Great advice above, don't really need any more. If you want more, I think fiberglass flyrodders has a big thread going on the F2/FS.
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    09-02-2019, 08:26 AM
    proheli replied to a thread How Much $$$$$ in General Discussion
    There are a few lovely things out there that don't have to cost much, and fishing is one of them, but I'm sure we have some 100K'rs out there, or...
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    08-31-2019, 04:46 AM
    proheli replied to a thread Ross LTX vs Evolution R in Fly Reels
    The LTX does seemed to be machined to a little tighter tolerances than the R, if someone asked me. Iíve got both, the LTX being a little lighter,...
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    08-31-2019, 04:25 AM
    proheli replied to a thread Softshells? in Gear Reviews
    These are exceptional, but not an outright rain jacket, and you can find them on sale. Atom LT Hoody / Mens | Arc'teryx Is this the one you...
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    08-30-2019, 05:28 PM
    proheli replied to a thread McFly Angler in Warmwater Fly Fishing
    I like that guy and his videos. He seems like a real dude and its enjoyable to watch his vids.
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    08-28-2019, 09:21 PM
    proheli replied to a thread Sage LL in Fly Rods
    Interesting timing because I went today and cast a 6wt X just for this reason. I've got a medium flexing 6 in the Winston Air. It was windy and I...
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    08-27-2019, 10:15 AM
    The neighbor girl, she’s 11, babysits our dogs for a few hours when I am going to be gone all day. She’ll also watch them when I go fishing so I can...
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