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Forum: Tackle   02-19-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By Jason
I have a couple of older Sage reels (506 and 508)...

I have a couple of older Sage reels (506 and 508) I like for just such an occasion. They work fine on smaller summer steelhead too. I see them from time to time used at very reasonable prices......
Forum: Rods   02-18-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By Jason
Well definitely donít take my word on anything...

Well definitely donít take my word on anything but... if it feels ďtoo heavyĒ it probably is. Since this is the internet, and that could easily be misconstrued as being snarky, I mean that quite...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   02-17-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Jason
I think thatís the ďImmortalĒ blank? If so, I...

I think thatís the ďImmortalĒ blank? If so, I have that same rod and love it! For $200 I canít see getting a much better performing rod!
Forum: Destinations   02-16-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By Jason
Not to worry there, itís not like most Americans...

Not to worry there, itís not like most Americans seem to understand them either. Just make sure you actually ďstopĒ for them, well mostly stop at least.
Forum: Technique   02-16-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,082
Posted By Jason
What I think is more important here, is how does...

What I think is more important here, is how does one translate all this enlightenment of the mind past old stubborn instincts and habits. I do occasionally get in a streak of some really smooth...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-06-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Jason
Hard to say for certain, but I will say that Iíve...

Hard to say for certain, but I will say that Iíve personally had hooks come in with a scale after a fish shook loose, where I had actually seen the fish hooked in the jaw. Maybe it slid against the...
Forum: General   02-06-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 128,311
Posted By Jason
Those are some wicked sparse flies! Really nice...

Those are some wicked sparse flies! Really nice and tight.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-05-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Jason
That looks like a winner to me!

That looks like a winner to me!
Forum: Spey Classifieds   02-05-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Jason
Agreed! Those rods are highly underrated imo. ...

Agreed! Those rods are highly underrated imo. My wife has a 12í6Ē 6wt Ross Reach, and itís a delightful rod. At that price someone will be very happy Iím sure!
Forum: Destinations   02-05-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By Jason
Enso, wtf with this ego battle with you and...

Enso, wtf with this ego battle with you and Bruce!?!? His comments seemed genuine and relevant to the OP. This bickering is embarrassingly immature, and irrelevant in answering the original...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-04-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Jason
ďMessy deskĒ? Are you kidding me? Mine almost...

ďMessy deskĒ? Are you kidding me? Mine almost never looks that tidy and organized 😲
My flies rarely look that good either, cheers!
Forum: General   02-02-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 952
Posted By Jason
The Guardian isnít the only source sounding the...

The Guardian isnít the only source sounding the alarm on this. As I stated above, the EPAís own scientific advisory board was disturbed by this change. We should question the motives and integrity...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   02-01-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 793
Posted By Jason
Those are all gorgeous. I have to say, Iím still...

Those are all gorgeous. I have to say, Iím still partial to the Orange Heron. Thatís a very nicely tied one, and itís been one of my top confidence winter flies for a while now; it has come through...
Forum: General   02-01-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 952
Posted By Jason
It is a redrawing of lines in terms of which...

It is a redrawing of lines in terms of which streams and wetlands are under federal protection, which have been debated and contested for years, but the implications are not trivial. What developers...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-31-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By Jason
Iím another fan of Veevus thread. I use their...

Iím another fan of Veevus thread. I use their 6/0, 8/0, 10/0, and sometimes 14/0. They are all surprisingly strong, and lay down nice and flat. The 6/0 I use mostly for saltwater, or spinning...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-31-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Jason
Thatís got all kinds of goodness going for it! ...

Thatís got all kinds of goodness going for it! Great profile, super sparse, tight clean tying, lots of movement, and nice natural look. How could that not get a grab?!
Forum: General   01-28-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Jason
If you are wanting a dry duffel specifically,...

If you are wanting a dry duffel specifically, have you looked into Watershed duffel bags? They make the best dry bags Iíve ever used, very bomber, completely dry, trust them more than any of the...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-27-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Jason
Ummmm, you have heard that OP steelhead donít eat...

Ummmm, you have heard that OP steelhead donít eat blue flies right? For some reason they seem to have similar aversion to black, and purple too. I believe itís due to the soil sediment types,...
Forum: Fishing Video   01-27-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Jason
My own take on this, unscientific as it may be,...

My own take on this, unscientific as it may be, is that we just really don’t know for sure how a steelhead is attracted to our flies, or why they decide to eat them. From some occasional...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-26-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Jason
Keep at it. I have two small suggestion that...

Keep at it. I have two small suggestion that might help a bit:

Careful to keep your hackle sparse, the first one looks a bit bulky, the second looks a bit better (imo). Less hackle will create...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-26-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By Jason
^^^ this ^^^ Definitely one of those things...

^^^ this ^^^

Definitely one of those things where less really is more! Nate, I like all three for different reasons. The last one is probably my favorite looking. The collar adds quite a bit of...
Forum: Destinations   01-25-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Jason
Iím not from there, but I do spend a fair bit of...

Iím not from there, but I do spend a fair bit of time fishing there. Your questions are a bit broad, it might help to narrow things a bit by specifying what your priorities are. What kinds of fish...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-22-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By Jason
It’s cool to see a girl as young as Trillium...

It’s cool to see a girl as young as Trillium being as into fly fishing and fly tying. I can’t help but imagine the skill set and knowledge base she will have a couple decades down the road. ...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-21-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Jason
Really depends on what qualities you are hoping...

Really depends on what qualities you are hoping to substitute. I like pheasant rump and burnt goose quite a bit, but for different applications. Goose is quite a bit stiffer, and is one of the best...
Forum: Casting Video   01-21-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,136
Posted By Jason
Hey thanks for that. The clear break down of the...

Hey thanks for that. The clear break down of the single Spey really helped clarify a few points. When I watch a great caster like Bruce launch a beauty, I often try to analyze whatís different...
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