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by thedude31
Thu Aug 04, 2022 5:24 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: New Book / "Trout Spey & The Art of the Swing" by Steve Bird
Replies: 13
Views: 1030

Re: New Book / "Trout Spey & The Art of the Swing" by Steve Bird

Well I know what I am reading after I finish Victor Johnson’s Fenwick book …
by thedude31
Thu Aug 04, 2022 5:18 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Fenwick Streamflex Plus 10' 3 wt and a cast of two wets
Replies: 33
Views: 13152

Re: Fenwick Streamflex Plus 10' 3 wt and a cast of two wets

How do you like that Rio SHS 3D line? I’ve got the Streamflex Plus 4wt and was eyeing the Rio SHD WFF line in a 4wt. Do you think the 3D is better for swinging soft hackles than the WF?
by thedude31
Sun Jul 10, 2022 3:39 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: A new small stream rod...on the cheap.
Replies: 18
Views: 1547

Re: A new small stream rod...on the cheap.

I love my yellow feather lights but the crafted glass series is next level for only a few more quid. Grab any Eagle
Claw Crafted Glass you can find and stand by for some superb fly fishing. They can be had for less than $50 if you search around and cast like $300 rods.
by thedude31
Sun May 15, 2022 9:16 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Fenwick Streamflex Plus 10' 3 wt and a cast of two wets
Replies: 33
Views: 13152

Re: Fenwick Streamflex Plus 10' 3 wt and a cast of two wets

I just purchased a Bruce & Walker 10’6 5-6WT The Borders to use for soft hackle and wet fly fishing … A bit of a “niche” rod so we will see how it turns out.
by thedude31
Sat May 14, 2022 6:00 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Wet Fly Fishing (1960 Sports Illustrated Magazine)
Replies: 13
Views: 7776

Re: Wet Fly Fishing (1960 Sports Illustrated Magazine)

Found it for $10 on Amazon, can’t pass that 🆙
by thedude31
Mon May 02, 2022 5:44 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Different Techniques
Replies: 9
Views: 1350

Re: Different Techniques

I was lucky to fish the Green River for four days last week … we were nymphing a standard nymph rig (2 up 1 back attack) and I managed to catch two nice browns on the swing just after my buddy in the back of the boat hooked up. Both times he would hook a fish I would let my line keep running with th...