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    04-19-2018, 11:07 PM
    6 wt for lifting heavy sink tips all day long? Maybe, but a 7 would be more pleasant. You don’t need to strip back through all that dead water if you...
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    04-15-2018, 06:18 PM
    tomilg replied to a thread Another 8 vs 9 wt question in Fly Rods
    Oldskewl, I think I read a post that you use/have a Moonshine Outcast in 8W, would love to hear how that rod performs, and would love to connect...
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    04-15-2018, 06:16 PM
    tomilg replied to a thread Another 8 vs 9 wt question in Fly Rods
    TX Newb Locally here, the wind has been a menace. We went to Mahahual on Friday hoping to get out on Saturday morning and I don't think the wind...
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    04-11-2018, 09:25 PM
    mnigro replied to a thread Radian 5wt. in Fly Rods
    Here, here. Love the NRX but they need to get rid of that grip. Iíd much prefer s traditional full wells.
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    04-11-2018, 09:19 PM
    Lol, yeah I hear you. But don’t equate using a spinning rod with using bait... I agree that no method of fishing is as sporting as tossing the fly...
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    04-10-2018, 07:58 PM
    It was explained to me that the actual purpose of Fly fishing is to take trout in the purest form possible, using dry flies. Casting these flies on...
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    04-10-2018, 04:23 PM
    Thanks for the help! Thought I’d report back with some info. A boat can be rented from Devils Elbow for a very reasonable price. I used that to...
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    03-30-2018, 10:43 PM
    mnigro replied to a thread Radian 5wt. in Fly Rods
    I was also inbetween the two and bought the 4 but sold it after 6 months for the 590. The 5 has more feel and is not as stiff through the upper...
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    03-30-2018, 09:55 AM
    TX, Cozumel has a whole different look and feel than Isla, personally I like Cozumel better and find there are more things to do. We just did a...
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    03-28-2018, 09:14 PM
    mnigro replied to a thread New 6 weight! Method or X? in Fly Rods
    Sci Anglers sonar in a 7 wt, your choice of sink rate tip. I can use type V in as shallow as 3ft deep riffles. Deer hair head, no lead. Just to give...
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    03-28-2018, 07:21 AM
    TX Let me qualify this by saying I've not personally fished off of Isla Mujeres. Isla is a great place but most of the fishing is going to be...
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    03-27-2018, 08:40 PM
    Just to follow up with what duker already stated........I live in Playa Del Carmen and I can tell you....leave the 6W at home. Yes you can fish with...
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    03-27-2018, 08:12 PM
    mnigro replied to a thread New 6 weight! Method or X? in Fly Rods
    I agree with clouserguy, check your line for that Pulse. 250gr sink tip max. You may want to try one of the airflo in 250 and cut it back until it’s...
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    03-26-2018, 07:39 PM
    mnigro replied to a thread New 6 weight! Method or X? in Fly Rods
    What line(s) are you using? How big are these streamers? What % of time fishing from a boat vs wading? The pulse is a rod that is overlooked but...
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    03-26-2018, 10:18 AM
    There is a lot of discussion about the intent behind the manufacturers’ warranties. I still stand behind my belief that the warranty was a major...
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    03-23-2018, 05:09 PM
    Tarpon are all over the salt ponds. There is also a snapper that looks a lot like a mangrove, canít recall what it was, but they were everywhere in...
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    03-21-2018, 08:22 PM
    I’m sure I have an old warranty card from a sage XP purchased back in 2000. I’m pretty certain it states “Unconditional Lifetime Warranty”. I’m no...
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    03-21-2018, 07:59 PM
    tomilg replied to a thread Back from Mexico in General Discussion
    Congrats on your first Permit...I'm still trying to catch my first. I live here are we got into a mess of Permit (20-30 lb range) just off of the...
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