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Forum: Other Gear 02-14-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,608
Posted By longbow42
Re: Costas RX Questions

About a year ago. Insurance did pay some and store was doing a buy one pair get second for half off.
Forum: Other Gear 02-13-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,608
Posted By longbow42
Re: Costas RX Questions

I had a pair of RX Costas done last year and love them I got glass lenses and they are a little heavier but the clarity is exceptional. I got the Tuna Alley and really like them. The glass does fog...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 02-11-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,804
Posted By longbow42
Re: 4wt Bamboo Rod - What's the limit?

Beautiful Rod. I have a 4 wt Payne 100 rod and love it. I landed my second largest brown last year with it at 21". I was a little nervous as it was a great fight with lots of runs but got it in the...
Forum: Other Fishing Equipment/Clothing/Books/DVD's etc. 02-09-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,191
Posted By longbow42
Simms Headwaters Guide Pack

Simms Guide pack used less than one year. Very good condition. color is lead. I can text pics if you want to see them. PM me your cell number. Paypal, kspring042@gmail.com
$60 TYD.
SimmsŪ...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 03-29-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,757
Posted By longbow42
Re: What essentials do I have to have to get started?

Start off by getting yourself a nice custom bamboo rod. You are going to end up there anyway. 😉
I wish I did, it would have saved me a lot of money. Good luck.
Forum: Fly Lines 03-28-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By longbow42
Re: Furled leaders

I like furled leaders. I bought some Cutthroat last year and liked them but one had a fray above the tippet ring and when I pulled on it, it broke. Sent them an email but never heard back. Maybe they...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 03-27-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,473
Posted By longbow42
Re: Modern bamboo fly rods.

I just picked me up a really nice Don Recker Payne 100 rod. Beautifully made. Wanted to find the right reel for it and found a mint Hardy Ultralite Disc #5 in the UK that should be here any day....
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By longbow42
Re: WTB Used Orvis CFO III Made in USA

I got mine on eBay. It was brand new without pouch. Saved over $100.
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 03-22-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,350
Posted By longbow42
Re: Ross Rhythm 1.5

Reel has backing.
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 03-21-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 898
Posted By longbow42
Pfueger Medalist 1494 with Spool Sold

Sold. I have a made in the USA, Pflueger Medalist 1494. Reel is in very good condition and clean inside. Drag and clicker work great. Extra spool appears unused. I have original boxes for both along...
Forum: Wanted/Swap Classifieds 03-21-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By longbow42
WTB Hardy Ultralite Disc #5 FOUND ONE

Looking for a nice hardy Ultralite Disc #5 reel. Thank you.
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 03-21-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,350
Posted By longbow42
Re: Ross Rhythm 1.5

Still for sale. Nice reel.
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 03-15-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By longbow42
Re: For the Bamboo guys

Very nice. I am also in the market for a nice bamboo but I want mine from a PA builder so that'll can visit and sample the rods. There are some good bamboo guys in PA. Art Weiler and Jim Downes to...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-14-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,285
Posted By longbow42
Re: Getting a 3 weight for streams and creeks. Fiberglass vs graphite

Check out the Orvis glass 3 wt. I have one and it is a blast on small streams and even handles the larger fish when needed. I used it yesterday on a local wild trout limestone.
Forum: Fly Reels 03-08-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By longbow42
Re: Reel pairing for Echo Edge 8'4wt

I have a Ross Rhythm 1.5 for sale on here. 3-5 wt and weighs 4.2 oz with backing. Balanced my TFO 8' 4 wt perfectly. They are desirable reels. Great shape at $125. Good luck.
Forum: Fly Reels 03-08-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By longbow42
Re: Ross animas???!?!

I liked it and almost purchased it, but ended up getting a Vosseler. Nice looking reel.
Forum: Fly Rods 03-08-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By longbow42
Re: New Custom rod

He is a great guy. I also recently received a 5 wt Kabuto glass rod from him that is also extremely nice.

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Forum: Fly Reels 03-08-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By longbow42
Re: Ross animas???!?!

It's out. I was looking at the 4/5 wt a couple of weeks ago at my local fly shop.
Forum: Other Gear 03-08-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,407
Posted By longbow42
Aquaz Waders?

Anyone have a pair of the Aquaz brand waders? I have a pair of Simms Guide waders but looking for a waist model and they do custom work. I hear they make the waders for Patagonia? Thanks for any...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-07-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By longbow42
Re: New Custom rod

Il get some bigger pics. The Bauer RX is smooth and extremely well machined. I spoke to the owner at the shop who sells about 10 major brands and he told me to go with that one as he felt it was the...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-07-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By longbow42
New Custom rod

Received my new custom rod by W Jude Fly Rod Co. It is my second from Bill. This one is a CTS Affinity MX blank 4wt 8.6'. All Lemke titanium hardware and spalted maple. The blank is a deep dark blue...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-07-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,234
Posted By longbow42
Re: Nautilus Reel + Free Fly Line?

Based on what I have seen, Stillwater has the best selection of lines you can get for free with a purchase. I would call them. I did and got a great deal on my Bauer with backing and line.
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Forum: Fly Reels 03-06-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,234
Posted By longbow42
Re: Nautilus Reel + Free Fly Line?

Stillwater gives you free line of your choice and no tax or shipping charge. They may also give you a discount on top of reel. They did me last week on a new Bauer RX. All told, I saved about $160 vs...
Forum: Other Gear 03-05-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By longbow42
Re: Simms G3

I played pro ball for about 7 years. Was drafted by Pistons same year as Jordon, but he was a few picks before me. 😉
Forum: Other Gear 03-05-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By longbow42
Re: Simms G3

I am 6'9" tall so none of the waders fit me. I got custom Simms but they rape you. 😉
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