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Forum: Fly Rods 04-19-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By dpreller
Re: 9' six weight - Sage VXP vs Scott Flex

I haven't cast the 6 flex but ive heard more than one person say its one of the better sixes you can buy at any price. I have cast the 905 flex and I tell ya, if they put a blindfold on you it would...
Forum: Fly Rods 09-19-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,567
Posted By dpreller
Re: Which 5 weight trout rod??

Yes you could try a six weight line on it.especially if you can borrow one from a friend.for casting those short distances you may find it loads the rod more to your liking.because of the type of...
Forum: Fly Rods 09-19-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,567
Posted By dpreller
Re: Which 5 weight trout rod??

Kind of building on what silver creek said you may find that a 4 wt nrx casts great at those distances with your 5 wt line.
Forum: Fly Rods 06-09-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,886
Posted By dpreller
Re: Scott G2 series ?

If your a sage guy who likes fast tips and wants to try to cast a whole line these aren't your rods.if your fishing a drift boat on a windy western river these aren't your rods.if you fish small to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,761
Posted By dpreller
Re: Gear hoarding, a beginners lament.

Give a man a fish he eats for a day.teach a man to fish he'll be broke for a lifetime.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 04-16-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By dpreller
Re: Summertime Trout: Maryland

gunpowder stays under 60 all summer however the fish are relativley small under 12' mostly and can be a nightmare when the flow gets low. its ok if your doing a quick trip.i would really sugest you...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-14-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By dpreller
Re: Starter SMB fly box

Yup clousers conehead buggers murdich minnows and some poppers will get you by.I also like Todd's wiggle minnow.
Forum: Fly Rods 04-12-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,053
Posted By dpreller
Re: Wiggled Four 6wts today, Bought one

I love the radian in 5&6 I really can't decide which one I want.I don't fish a 5 that much so I thought I'd get the six so it could double as my big water trout/light smallmouth rod.but then I...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 04-03-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By dpreller
Re: need some pointers on potomac

Thanks guys.I have a nine foot four and a nine foot 6 so I should be covered.I've checked savage rivers web site.guess I'll give them a call in a few weeks and see what's happening.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 04-01-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By dpreller
need some pointers on potomac

hi all, i live in md and have trout fidshed for years on the gunpowder etc. was looking into trying the north branch this year and just wanted some general advice. what weight rod techniques good...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-01-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By dpreller
Re: New Member from MD

welcome sean im also from md and also do a good amount of kayak fishing for bass bluegill etc. maybe we could hook up sometime. ironicly id like to pick your brain about some trout fishing on the...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-28-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,967
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: Kayak/SUP Discussion 02-18-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,170
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: 47
Views: 9,864
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: Kayak/SUP Discussion 02-15-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,170
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: 47
Views: 9,864
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: 4,516
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: 24,419
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: 2,808
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: 2,808
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: 552
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: 5,232
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: 1,707
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: 6,595
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: 4,142
Posted By dpreller
Re: All I want for Christmas is....

9ft 5wt radian 9ft 6wt nrx
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