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    Re: Any Sage Light Line fans?

    I never liked the stamped hardware on old LL and my source tells me the new T LL 8 1/2'/#5 is a sweetspot.
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    Re: A picture is worth 1,000 words.

    We regularly have cool water and warmer air on the upper Delaware too yielding ground fog.

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  3. Rod Size Experiment: Scott#4 & SKY#6 in 5-Weight Habitat

    Within the span of our annual Montana camping/fishing trip we ply streams as small as headwater creeks, downstream to the big rivers their water eventually flows to. Our interior rack holds assembled...
  4. Re: Abel VAYA series reel- Set for release August 2019-

    VAYA is partially ported to establish a format for custom anodization art. It is based on the Ross Evo LTX.

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    Re: Am I crazy?

    Regarding crazy, I have no opinion. What do you have the 4+ on currently? P5 and T LL are both quite light. I have yet to see a new LL but am told the 8 1/2'/#5 is special. I don't have but have cast...
  6. Re: Are Fly Shops Starting To Just Be Terrible Options To Purchase Gear?

    Wow, this is a long and passionate thread I just kind-of read through...it took me a whole cup of coffee.

    I like fly shops and go into most every one I encounter during my angling travels....
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    Re: Sage Glass

    Sage is the evolutionary continuation of Fenwick. I'm unclear on dates though I think they are posted under history on Sage's site. Following the sale of Fenwick to Woodstream and the subsequent...
  8. Re: Good Article: Brainstorming on the "Pro Deal" Conundrum

    I sincerely doubt that pro deals to guides and journalists, which have strict limitations and are done directly with the manufacturer, negatively impact retail shop sales. They are part of the...
  9. Re: Good Article: Brainstorming on the "Pro Deal" Conundrum

    Having just returned from Montana where I took a break from media of all manor (a healthy relaxation technique), I have not and likely won't read this article. My view on this matter is though that...
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    Re: Found a Sage Rod on the Green River

    Dillon ns I saw a Sage ONE with a Sage reel leaning against a fence at an access point on the Missouri one morning. We left it there hoping the owner would return for it. It was still there later in...
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    Leaving on a Jet Plane...

    My rods are packed, I'm ready to go...I'm leaving on a jet plane...I'll be back again mid-next-month. Hopefully with a few fish tales.
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    Re: Soft Tip? - Crisp Tip?

    Silver, He is a dry fly Delaware River angler and goes by e caster here on our Forum. He has numerous rods including Stickman, Sage and Loomis. A world class casting expert, he is one of the very...
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    Re: Soft Tip? - Crisp Tip?

    The "famous expert caster" in the original post was indeed, Kris Korich. So what tackle he was referring to in accuracy competition was originally Jim Green's Fenwick HMG circa 1974. In reference to...
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    Re: Soft Tip? - Crisp Tip?

    "Short answer- for me, only me, your mileage may certainly vary, give my stability and recovery and I'll make any rod work respectably to present dries....regardless of perceived action." cooutlaw
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    Soft Tip? - Crisp Tip?

    The question has been broached both by new member, jaycle, and in discussion about a famous expert caster's preference for deeper flexing, slower action rods for accuracy; what is the relevance among...
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    Re: Scott GS 8'4"/#4 - First Cast

    The Scott GS is packed along with 5 other rods. It is both the shortest in length and one of two 4-weights, the lightest line weight in my kit. We don't have an itinerary rather a repertoire with...
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    Re: Lamson Guru squeks

    I do believe that this year, for the first time ever, of the seven reels I packed to travel with yesterday, NONE required or desired lubrication. All sealed drag designs from several different...
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    Re: Defintely A Cut Above The Rest!!!!!

    One does not sniff the corks of whisky bottles. And my cooler is an Igloo.
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    Re: Cosmopolitan vacation with fishing

    Yes for cultured urbanity and fishing, saltwater offers a variety of opportunities. If it is trout fishing of quality you want though the only place that comes to my mind is San Carlos de Bariloche...
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    Re: Heading to Key West.

    Beware, the Margaritas in KW tend to be too sweet. There are books written about the local pie, try them all and you tell us. Personally I favor the pie crust over the Graham Cracker crust versions....
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    Re: Defintely A Cut Above The Rest!!!!!

    My bottles mostly have cork with wood (or plastic) cap sealers.
  22. Re: Opening up a new saltwater flyfishing frontier...PHILIPPINES!

    Are there flats fishing opportunities in the Philippines? Bonefish, Indo Pacific permit, trevally?
  23. Re: New Sage Rods - Starting to recycle a name...LL

    I wrote once that modern, slender and light weight #6's are a perfect alternative for a 5-weight in presentation performance with the added benefit of greater line mass for mending and control. I can...
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    Re: Lamson Guru squeks

    My wife has an old Ross with a similar dual cone type drag. Before a trip a number of years ago, while preparing my own reels, I did her a "favor" and lightly lubed the spindle of her Ross. Rigging...
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    Re: New Two Hand Rods.......

    We have a thread on these rods up under Spey. And, yes, likely Sage T LL is more relevant.
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