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  1. Re: Cutthroat Nylon Furled and Orvis Braided Butt Leaders

    When i got home from work today I was happy to see in my mailbox a yellow envelope,inside was 1 big bug and 1 76 inch cutthroat mono furled leader.

    Took out the big bug,impressive craftmanship.
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  2. Re: FFF Streamers (and other flies for that matter)

    I use lances bionic ant and corn fed caddis.
  3. Thread: Plume fly

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    Re: Plume fly

    Myt 1,the beauty about fly tying is that you can tie a fly with any material that you like.Experiment,the fish will tell you if it is any good.

    Tie one up with dubbing body and ep wing and a...
  4. Thread: Plume fly

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    Re: Plume fly

    Your welcome.

    On my homewater lakes in spring we get good hatches of mayfly,one is a lightish brown about size 14,the other a larger dark brown size 12.

    18361

    This is the light brown,the...
  5. Thread: Plume fly

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    Re: Plume fly

    Side note.
    This fly is a touchy one.
    When testing this fly in a sink,tank bowl or whatever,,tie on atleast 4 or 5 inches of tippet that you will be using,as it will affect the attitude of the...
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    Re: Sage igniter 590My thoughts so far...

    That outfit should be pretty sweet.

    Guessing it might balance around the front edge of cork when loaded and rigged,,interested to find out.
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    Re: Sage igniter 590My thoughts so far...

    That is quite the line collection you have there.
    I see the preference for heavier head weights,,i look forward to casting 690 and 691 side by side.
  8. Thread: Plume fly

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    Re: Plume fly

    Hi don.

    I experiment with alot of hooks for this fly,i like a tiemco 100,size 14,16,18 and 20,and use utc 70 thread in rusty brown,dark brown,yellow and grey.

    You could use any body material...
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    Re: Sage igniter 590My thoughts so far...

    What lines do you run on your 691?
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    Re: Sage igniter 590My thoughts so far...

    Id say,,better off getting both.
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    Re: Sage igniter 590My thoughts so far...

    I had a cast of the 590 method a few weeks back,not side by side to igniter though,,,it is a weapon,i liked it.

    I dont feel that one is better than the other,they both get high linespeed done with...
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    Re: Sage igniter 590My thoughts so far...

    Going by the 590,that is easy for me to believe.
    The 590 tells me that i should cast its big brother.

    Did you test cast both 691 and 690?

    Reading one review i read on them both it stated the...
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    Re: Sage igniter 590My thoughts so far...

    I dont like the grand type tapers myself,but i can imagine it would be a good choice for blasting big flies in wind.

    Did you choose the 5/6 or 7/8 vaya?
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    Re: Sage igniter 590My thoughts so far...

    I agree,80 to 90ft casts are almost to easy with a wf5 intermediate.

    Hows the rio? Much coiling problems?
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    Re: Sage igniter 590My thoughts so far...

    The lines...


    Sa amplitude infinty wf5,,the loops are tight,but also easy to open,loops not as flat as the other 2 lines unless your cast is near perfect.
    Powerful.The best for the big stuff out...
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    Re: Sage igniter 590My thoughts so far...

    After 2 months of fishing,and lawncasting in the yard as much as i can (lawncast around 4 weekdays per week 1 to 2 hrs after work with a swig of whiskey now and then,and fish the remaining 3...
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    Sage igniter 590My thoughts so far...

    Sage claims igniter is not for the everyday angler,,i disagree.

    The 590 does crave a great,smooth,fast,powerful,perfectly timed casting stroke,and it will perform as flawlessly as the input that...
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    Re: Furled nylon leader-T material.

    Id call pulling a 5 pound cod on 4 pound line from its log lucky.
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    Re: Furled nylon leader-T material.

    Shotgun only comes out for the snakes and crocs man.
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    Re: Furled nylon leader-T material.

    Lc 13 has a breaking strength of 22 pounds.
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    Re: Furled nylon leader-T material.

    That is a good effort,,but one that myself wouldnt have the patience for.

    The luxury of fishing open water is a different arena to fishing amongst structure,,theres no place for light lines or...
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    Re: Furled nylon leader-T material.

    Goodoo - Aussie Fly Fisher on Vimeo
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    Re: Furled nylon leader-T material.

    YouTube
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    Re: Furled nylon leader-T material.

    This kind of stuff.

    YouTube
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    Re: Furled nylon leader-T material.

    I should have also added high breaking strength and abrasion resistance in my first post.

    Polyleaders highest is is 40lb,is that correct?

    Are there any closer to 60lb?

    My thoughts were a...
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