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Forum: Rods   12-03-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By inland
From time to time I dig into the slowly expanding...

From time to time I dig into the slowly expanding graphite forest in my basement closet. A few old rods are quite good (T&T DH 1510 and 1208 3 pcs are all I have left of the blue sticks) but the gem...
Forum: Tackle   05-27-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,868
Posted By inland
GnP's are convertible by flipping the pawl over...

GnP's are convertible by flipping the pawl over if ever desired. I ask which hand wind so the serpentine crank is set for flow when winding! Purely cosmetic but a detail that bugged me on some other...
Forum: Rods   04-22-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,029
Posted By inland
J James, I'm quite curious for what you fish...

J James,

I'm quite curious for what you fish where 500 grains is too much? Of course that is too many grains (and the rods which would throw said grains would be 'pokers') compared to 4wt 9'...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   04-07-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By inland
List updated and current. For the 5 anglers...

List updated and current. For the 5 anglers still using XLT's...these are new in box!
Forum: Spey Classifieds   03-26-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By inland
Obsolete lines...

NIB XLT 9wt, $25

2X NIB XLT 7/8's, (both sold)

NIB XLT 8wt, $25

NIB Rio 7/8/9 Windcutter (1st gen, full floater, not looped for tips), $25

Prices include USPS Priority shipping in...
Forum: Rods   03-16-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,908
Posted By inland
The B&W rods I have owned go back about 10-14...

The B&W rods I have owned go back about 10-14 years in age. All powerlites or upgraded Norway's to powerlite level finish. Being super picky none were perfect (Burkheimer or top level Meiser finish...
Forum: Destinations   03-06-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By inland
The salmon fishing is always great in Scotland. ...

The salmon fishing is always great in Scotland. Catching...hit or miss and depends on the usual factors. Fishpal to peruse the options. Dee is probably the best bet but who knows what anything...
Forum: General   02-20-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,907
Posted By inland
Not too much spinning takes place on the R. Spey...

Not too much spinning takes place on the R. Spey nowadays. Regarding the full dress flies I guess it comes down to what floats yer boat. While I don't fish them as much as I once did (for salmon),...
Forum: General   08-18-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,799
Posted By inland
Pretty much sums up my feelings.

Pretty much sums up my feelings.
Forum: Destinations   08-16-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By inland
As already pointed out hatch harvest closure is...

As already pointed out hatch harvest closure is all that is in place for now. If the run continues to show far worse than even the updated 'forecasts', which it is for now (but the water is still...
Forum: Fishing with the Doublehanded Rod   07-26-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,491
Posted By inland
What has really happened is fish numbers are down...

What has really happened is fish numbers are down and angler numbers are not. The rarest thing in west coast winter steelheading is finding a wild fish that is un-pressured on a healthy river with a...
Forum: Spey Basics   06-01-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,961
Posted By inland
The best money you can spend is on some coaching....

The best money you can spend is on some coaching. The rod isn't the main reason for struggling, technique is. That 14' METHOD is a firecracker and demands more of your timing. I have limited...
Forum: Spey Basics   05-31-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,961
Posted By inland
As much as I like the METHOD rods that 14'r is...

As much as I like the METHOD rods that 14'r is way too stiff and tip flex oriented to be ideal for spey casting longer lines. You have to be absolutely perfect to get it to sing and even then its...
Forum: Spey Basics   05-29-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,961
Posted By inland
The real question is how much power are you...

The real question is how much power are you making from your torso through hip swivel and weight transfer? And then how much lift n drift do you add?

If we didn't need the top hand to guide the...
Forum: Rods   05-25-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,847
Posted By inland
June is a highly variable month where, like all...

June is a highly variable month where, like all anadromous fishing where water conditions reign supreme. In general it is dropping through the month. Also depends on where and how you fish. If by...
Forum: Trout   05-08-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By inland
If you need to run two hands to keep your...

If you need to run two hands to keep your shoulder from making your fishing miserable by all means run two hands. I hope your trip is enjoyable and you find some fish.
Forum: Destinations   05-07-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By inland
Worth bringing a 3/4/5 wt single hander = yes. ...

Worth bringing a 3/4/5 wt single hander = yes. If you make a run to the Green below Flaming Gorge dam a trouting two hander indeed becomes a very useful (although hardly required) fishing rod. ...
Forum: Trout   05-07-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By inland
Sounds like he is going to the University of...

Sounds like he is going to the University of Utah. Home of the 'Utes'!
Forum: Trout   05-05-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By inland
Try Western Rivers Fly Fisher as there should be...

Try Western Rivers Fly Fisher as there should be someone around that knows spey casting and guides the area. Hopefully they will talk you into bringing a single hander too. I can't begin to explain...
Forum: Rods   03-27-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,282
Posted By inland
9140X is more stick than its ONE counterpart....

9140X is more stick than its ONE counterpart. Call it about one line weight heavier. Not quite but close enough!
Forum: Destinations   03-18-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By inland
Look up FishPal and go from there.

Look up FishPal and go from there.
Forum: Technique   03-10-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,804
Posted By inland
If the tapers are improved on the new 3D+ lines...

If the tapers are improved on the new 3D+ lines so they cast better that will be nice. If you happen to like heads at their determined length and weights. The cut to length lines are most likely...
Forum: Technique   11-01-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,974
Posted By inland
Casting a single to 90 has been done and dusted a...

Casting a single to 90 has been done and dusted a trillion times over. REGARDLESS of the line config being used. If one is having any issues making that simple direction change, with every bit the...
Forum: Destinations   10-31-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,609
Posted By inland
Compared to the 90's when the fall chinook run...

Compared to the 90's when the fall chinook run was nearing extinction it would seem like there are billions of salmon around this fall. Compared to the peak of the fall chinook run (of a couple...
Forum: Technique   10-20-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,073
Posted By inland
There is a thread a few below this (as of right...

There is a thread a few below this (as of right now!) where someone is complaining of back pain. If you take what Travis is teaching and use your hips to rotate (get your weight on your front foot...
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