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Forum: Rods   12-30-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By srsteel
I have the 13' tr 7wt. I cast a 510 Rage on it ....

I have the 13' tr 7wt. I cast a 510 Rage on it . Casts like a dream , plenty of backbone ; have caught steelhead , lake run Chinooks , cohos , and Atlantics in Nova Scotia . Handles them with ease ....
Forum: Spey Classifieds   09-02-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By srsteel
echo 7130 tr

Cody,
Check your private messages . I made you an offer for the rod .
Thank you
ken
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-18-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By srsteel
Yellow and Green

Paul,
You owe it to yourself to swing this fly and others in the beautiful Margaree. The fish are truly deserving of your talent.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   07-16-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By srsteel
Red King & Purple King Variants

Paul,
Again , as always , more of your very excellently tied flies ! I am very grateful to be able to fish with you and expect to see at least one of these in the corner of the mouth of a 30...
Forum: Tackle   03-26-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By srsteel
Fishpond satchel

Ryan,
Sorry, no satchel for sale from me. However I did give you some info. on an Echo 12'9' , 7wt. glass rod.

Just curious, did you buy that rod; if so do you like it and any...
Forum: Tackle   03-26-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By srsteel
Fishpond satchel

Ryan,
I have , use, a Fishpond satchel I've used for about 1 1/2 years . Had used a vest for years , until I realized I was getting a stiff, sore neck wearing it with the too much stuff I...
Forum: Fishing Video   02-14-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,640
Posted By srsteel
Swinging New York's Salmon River

I've had the pleasure of swinging flies with both of these gentlemen and they are both class acts. A video well done .
Forum: Rods   01-23-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,803
Posted By srsteel
Huron fly , I have to say ,I...

Huron fly ,
I have to say ,I don't recognize the run . What water , I'd love to swing it . I fish mainly the Salmon here in Pulaski and it doesn't compute.
Also, I use...
Forum: Rods   01-23-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,803
Posted By srsteel
Barnz3, If you think you like that rod...

Barnz3,
If you think you like that rod now , wait till you get that pull and then feel that fish on the other end ! As you bury that rod butt in your stomach to play it , a hot fish will...
Forum: Rods   01-10-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,803
Posted By srsteel
barnz3 Hope the set -up works well for...

barnz3
Hope the set -up works well for you. I almost always like line wt. on the lighter end of the rated scale for a certain rod. . Everyone casts and feels the rod load differently. What...
Forum: Rods   01-08-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,803
Posted By srsteel
Barnz3 , I live very near Pulaski...

Barnz3 ,
I live very near Pulaski and fish the Salmon River and the (DSR). The one thing I will add is that , when it's windy , anything that will put a slight chop on the water , or the...
Forum: Rods   01-07-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,803
Posted By srsteel
Wink Hello, I have that rod, and I use a 480...

Hello,
I have that rod, and I use a 480 Rage with poly leaders on it . It's a kick to throw , nice and slow . I use a floater or hover tips for the smaller flies , intermediate tip for...
Forum: Rods   11-21-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,814
Posted By srsteel
Echo Glass Spey Rods

Foreach71,
The Echo Glass 8wt does have a down locking seat . If the fish I was targeting were 20#s and up ,(they are not) , I would use that rod . And the 10/11 has some lead core...
Forum: Rods   11-20-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,814
Posted By srsteel
Echo glass spey rods

Sir:
I own both the 7 & 8 wt. Echo Glass Spey Rods . As stated previously ,they are full flex rods . During casting , you will feel the load right down to butt. Slow down , don't force a cast...
Forum: Technique   11-16-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,971
Posted By srsteel
Mike, I agree with others here , a well swung...

Mike,
I agree with others here , a well swung fly catches fish. Salmon River flees , Montana stones , egg patterns , others that you have mentioned , catch fish . A pegged bead above a hook is...
Forum: General   11-11-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,696
Posted By srsteel
Salmon River Opinions

To all,
I live about four miles from the Salmon River . Born here, been fishing the river for over 60 years , I'm 69 . I'm well aware of all of the ills that it suffers from throngs of so...
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