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by newriverspey
Wed Jan 19, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: leaders
Replies: 13
Views: 5074

Re: leaders

philip, thanks for the detailed reply. last night i tied up a few leaders and cannot wait to test them. i mainly swing soft hackle flies, down and across for trout and use either 6X or 7X tippet. given the size of the stream that i fish i only use a 10 ft leader on a 10 ft 5 wt rod. let me know when...
by newriverspey
Mon Jan 17, 2011 11:10 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: leaders
Replies: 13
Views: 5074

leaders

I am curious to know what leader formulas most of you are using when fishing soft hackle flies on the swing. I have been experimenting with a 15 lb butt section that tapers to a 7.5 X tippet. Ant input is much appreciated. Thanks. Otto
by newriverspey
Wed Oct 21, 2009 7:17 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: zenith reel
Replies: 2
Views: 1288

Re: zenith reel

mike,
thanks for the information and bought both of the spare spools. i do appreciate this a lot. take care. otto
by newriverspey
Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:37 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: zenith reel
Replies: 2
Views: 1288

zenith reel

i was looking for a spool for a hardy zenith reel. this reel was given to me by a friend that passed away last year from cancer. when i returned from a recent fishing trip and unpacked, i found that the face of the spool was cracked in half. i have looked on ebay (uk, australia, us) and cannot find ...
by newriverspey
Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:36 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: interesting find
Replies: 15
Views: 7687

Re: interesting find

here are the pictures that i posted before. i was out of town for a few days and did not have a chance to repost them. here you go and enjoy.
by newriverspey
Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:59 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: interesting find
Replies: 15
Views: 7687

Re: interesting find

removed
by newriverspey
Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:42 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: 10' Rods
Replies: 23
Views: 7717

Re: 10' Rods

aaron,
i have the five rivers FT1005-4 and i really like this rod a lot. the line i am using is wf rio gold. take care. otto
by newriverspey
Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:24 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: interesting find
Replies: 15
Views: 7687

interesting find

sorry but i removed this post after receiving a rather rude private message. i was just showing these items out of interest to others and not claiming anything more than that.
by newriverspey
Mon Oct 05, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: 10' Rods
Replies: 23
Views: 7717

Re: 10' Rods

i fish a 10 ft 4 wt dan craft on the south holston, primarily swinging soft hackle flies and for beetle fishing and cannot say enough positive comments concerning this rod. it truly makes a day of mending and casting a joy.
by newriverspey
Wed Sep 30, 2009 6:49 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: head cement
Replies: 24
Views: 7774

Re: head cement

well, i don't know if anyone else does this but i just apply a little dubbing wax to the tying thread and then two small whip finishes or half hitches. out of curiosity does anyone else do this?