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Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2017, 06:37 PM
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Posted By eastfly66
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Big Game Spool arrived today and the seller included a permit fly too ! How cool it that !!!!! Spool was even better than they said ! Love this reel ..

Have to go research Permit fishing now in...
Forum: Fly Lines 10-16-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,805
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Fly line prices = extortion?

Maybe I missed it but I just took notice that all the top end Rio lines have gone from $89.99 to $99.99.....oh well, it is what it is. If your not in crisis mode and need the line now, just wait a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 99,098
Posted By eastfly66
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Lady Amherst Center Tail Feather - Fly Tying -32"-36" Long-1 Whole Piece


http://www.orvis.com/orvis_assets/prodimg/8A21F3SF.jpg
Forum: Fly Rods 10-15-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,271
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Hardy Zephrus SWS

I went to a joint Hardy/Cortland demo day at the shop, the purpose was the lines but I did take a 909 SWS or maybe it was a 910 for a ride with the Cortland Compact 350 (I think, not positive on the...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-14-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By eastfly66
Penn International 2.5 and others.....

I'm always curious about some older reels I stumble across like this Penn, Fin-Nor, Islander and Medalist. Some to buy and others just curious about the history. I think I remember the Penn being a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 99,098
Posted By eastfly66
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Spare spool Abel Big Game #3
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 10-13-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 550
Posted By eastfly66
Re: The perils of dropping a fly box in the salt

My whole box got wet when wading the surf, I didn't give it a thought until I read the post and had one of the "oh sh*t moments" and ran down to the truck and washed them that night. The guy at a...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 10-13-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Boot foot with support ?

That looks like a huge improvement of the ones I'm currently using.
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 10-13-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 550
Posted By eastfly66
Re: The perils of dropping a fly box in the salt

I've been watching this post , you made this just in time to save me from disaster. Going forward , would you consider this to be a solution or are there issues here I don't know about ?
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Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 10-13-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By eastfly66
Boot foot with support ?

Does anyone know a boot foot that actually has some ankle and arch support ?

I'm open to other solutions. Wading and walking the shoreline ....maybe some type of insert ???
Forum: Fly Lines 10-13-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,805
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Fly line prices = extortion?

If the Barrio GT lines are to your liking and you dabble in SHS fishing , the SLX series is worth taking a peak at too. It is not going to deliver the larger weighted streamers , a OPST is better for...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-10-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By eastfly66
Stickman T10

Stickman has released 2 new rods in 10 weight both 9 footers.

Stickman Rods - Fly-rods (http://www.stickmanrods.com/en/fly-rods)


I have the T10 not the T10s version and have fished it in the...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-10-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By eastfly66
Re: What did I just buy??

I was able to give that a shot , the Tioga 4 and Teton 5 (originals) , he is right. The Teton 5 will fit over the Tioga but not the Tioga 4 on the Teton 5. The spindle on the Teton looks wider, have...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-09-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Thomas & Thomas Rods.

Horizon II 904

NS II 906

Horizon II 908
Forum: Fly Reels 10-08-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By eastfly66
Re: What did I just buy??

Yup, in their day the shops around here sold a boat load of these reels and many went into service in the salt along the New England coastline. This is some of the roughest conditions I can think of...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-07-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By eastfly66
Re: What did I just buy??

Hey Lewis,

Bill got back to me, I wasn't clear in presenting the question and I think he thought I was referring to the Teton USA spools fitting older Teton and Tioga.

He did say: " the new...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-06-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By eastfly66
Re: What did I just buy??

I'll send W.J. a email and let you know this afternoon. I asked before but forgot now.
Forum: Fly Reels 10-06-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By eastfly66
Re: What did I just buy??

The Teton 9-11 was made in standard and large arbor, spools come up from time to time on at the big auction and go from $55 to $110. There is also a Teton Tioga series but I do not believe they made...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-03-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,038
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Reel choices.

Some pretty decent prices here....

Bearsden has Sage 4200 series at 40% off
Forum: News & articles for discussion 10-03-2017, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's join forces

Gift cards for Cabelas are now valid at BP and vice versa. The integration of club points is in process as I was told. You can also return items from either store to either store.
Forum: Fly Reels 10-02-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,038
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Reel choices.

You might want to take a serious look at Aspen Reels:

Large Arbor Reels | Aspen Reels (http://aspenreels.com/fly-reels/large-arbor-reels/index.html)

There is a detailed review here somewhere....
Forum: Fly Rods 09-26-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By eastfly66
Re: 6 wt. Recommendations

Here's my best summary , NRX, Radian, H3 , Zenith ,One & X just to name a few , there are many and they are all very good rods , some even great but the bottom line is the Stickman is Special and...
Forum: Fly Rods 09-26-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By eastfly66
Re: 6 wt. Recommendations

I will second Foulhook on the T6. I have a Radian 906 and 905, I also have cast but admittedly not fished the NRX. Both Radian & NRX are exceptional rods however , The Stickman T6 does all these...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By eastfly66
FYI-Some nice deals reels ..

Hatch , Abel Super 8 , Riptide ......

Used, Clearance and Sale Fly Fishing Equipment - Free Shipping at UpCountry Sportfishing (http://www.farmingtonriver.com/used-gear-specials/)


Hatch 4...
Forum: Fly Reels 09-25-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By eastfly66
Re: Reel for 8wt Exocett

Whenever someone ask to mate a top tier rod with a top tier reel, there are many names on the table. Browse here & the other forums and there is always one name that is present....




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