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Forum: For Sale by Owner 11-02-2004, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,409
Posted By LabanTayo
Price reduction and equipment addition: RS2...

Price reduction and equipment addition:

RS2 9' 4wt 2pc = $50

RS2 9' 6wt 4pc = $60

2 - RS2 3/4 Reels slightly used - $40 each

RS2 5/6 Reel Slightly used - $50
Forum: For Sale by Owner 10-13-2004, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,409
Posted By LabanTayo
Redington RS2 rods for sale

For Sale:

1. Redington RS2 9' 4wt 2 piece with sock and Redington Tube.
$60. Includes shipping.

2. Redington RS2 9' 6wt 4 piece with sock and Redington Rod/Reel Tube. $70. Includes shipping.
...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 09-16-2004, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,008
Posted By LabanTayo
the st. vrain, big thompson, and most of the...

the st. vrain, big thompson, and most of the rivers on the front range have catch and keep water. then it comes down to what kind of trout to catch. on fast water, bigger flies are better for the...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 08-05-2004, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By LabanTayo
Corporate Fly Rods

Does anybody know anything about these rods from England?
Forum: Art of Casting 07-27-2004, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,865
Posted By LabanTayo
I get my tails while false casting. I never...

I get my tails while false casting. I never thought of drifting up front. I will definetely try that. Thanks for the tips. :)
Forum: Getting Started 07-23-2004, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By LabanTayo
flyfisha, I was writing my response to BobK...

flyfisha,
I was writing my response to BobK when you posted yours. Thanks for the reviews on the rods. The T3 is slower than the XP? I guess you have to read manufacturers literature with a grain of...
Forum: Getting Started 07-23-2004, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By LabanTayo
BobK, You do have a point. I need to go try...

BobK,
You do have a point. I need to go try out the 5 wts. now. I've been testing the 4 wts.. One of my biggest fears was "what do I do now that I have a fish over 18" on my 1 or 3 wt.?" Either ...
Forum: Art of Casting 07-22-2004, 11:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,865
Posted By LabanTayo
juro, thanks for the comment. since i can throw...

juro,
thanks for the comment. since i can throw better loops (forward cast), i can get more speed with hauling and not having to worry about throwing a big open loop, which would slow me down. my...
Forum: Getting Started 07-22-2004, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By LabanTayo
What's your target weight?

I use a 7' 1 wt. , 7.5' 3 wt. , and a 9' 4 wt when I fish for trout. I am going to be purchasing a new high end rod soon and I was wondering if I should get a 5 wt. I was going to replace my 4 wt....
Forum: Art of Casting 07-22-2004, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,865
Posted By LabanTayo
Since my last post, I've worked on tails and...

Since my last post, I've worked on tails and almost eliminated them with everyone's help/advice. Thanks to Dana for the videos. I got to see exactly what I was doing wrong from seeing him make tails....
Forum: Getting Started 07-19-2004, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,601
Posted By LabanTayo
Thanks everyone for the great input. My main...

Thanks everyone for the great input. My main concern was the warrantee. I would love a custom sage, someday, but for now, I will have to stick with a factory sage (or whatever I decide to get)...
Forum: Getting Started 07-19-2004, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,601
Posted By LabanTayo
Custom vs Factory built rods

What are the pros and cons of buying a custom built rod with a blank from sage, loomis or any of the 'big guys'? I know that price will be cheaper, but is that enough to warrant getting a custom?...
Forum: Art of Casting 07-16-2004, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,865
Posted By LabanTayo
I'm glad the past few posts were made. I am...

I'm glad the past few posts were made. I am thinking of upgrading my rods and was leaning towards the TFO stuff. What are your thoughts on TFO. To me right now, its a price issue. My rods to upgrade...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 07-13-2004, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By LabanTayo
I do need a steelhead setup......hmmmmm..... I...

I do need a steelhead setup......hmmmmm.....
I think I'll do it. This would be perfect for me.
I'll email you dusty.
Forum: For Sale by Owner 07-13-2004, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By LabanTayo
I might be interested. I'll email you today.

I might be interested. I'll email you today.
Forum: Art of Casting 07-12-2004, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,865
Posted By LabanTayo
Skilly, good advice about the limitations of...

Skilly,
good advice about the limitations of your combo. Do you think that higher end rods will handle more line efficiantly?
Forum: Art of Casting 07-06-2004, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,865
Posted By LabanTayo
Dana, Thank you so much for the videos. They...

Dana,
Thank you so much for the videos. They help alot in seeing what I'm doing wrong.
I am "applying the power too early". I noticed that when i drift, my stroke gets smoother. Fly casting is...
Forum: Art of Casting 07-02-2004, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,865
Posted By LabanTayo
Dana, My tail starts "early on (soon after you...

Dana,
My tail starts "early on (soon after you stop the rod on the forward stroke)".
Am i waiting too long on the backcast before I start my forward cast?
Forum: Art of Casting 07-02-2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,865
Posted By LabanTayo
Dana, Thanks for the tips. I definetely am...

Dana,
Thanks for the tips. I definetely am overpowering the stroke. Do you recommend drifting? I noticed that it helps, but right now, I am working on too many other factors of casting correctly....
Forum: Art of Casting 07-01-2004, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,865
Posted By LabanTayo
Fixing Tailing Loops

When I start aerializing more than 40 ft. and gaining line speed, I start to get a really bad tail. I'll drop the tip and inch or two at the end of the forward cast to let the line go over, but the...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 06-21-2004, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By LabanTayo
Beautiful fish. Is it a variant of a brookie? I...

Beautiful fish. Is it a variant of a brookie? I have never heard these guys before, but they're beautiful!!
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 06-18-2004, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By LabanTayo
MJC, Thanks for the info, I feel more confident...

MJC,
Thanks for the info, I feel more confident in my gear now.
Do you need moving water to practice/execute spey casting?
All I'll have here are lakes or grass. The rivers are too far away to...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 06-18-2004, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By LabanTayo
Sharp steelie, thanks for the offer, we'll have...

Sharp steelie,
thanks for the offer, we'll have to trade info before i get there.
What about single hand spey vs double hand spey?
pros and cons of each?
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 06-17-2004, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By LabanTayo
Cupo and Juro, Thanks for the nice words. I...

Cupo and Juro,
Thanks for the nice words.
I would love to learn how to spey cast, but finances and location prevent most of it. The rivers here are small. I think fly casting and especially spey...
Forum: Art of Casting 06-17-2004, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,001
Posted By LabanTayo
I will comment on my faults: 1. not letting...

I will comment on my faults:
1. not letting backcast straighten
2. i get a wobble in the line on the forward cast.'
3. not a tight enough loop
4. tails

I've been fly fishing for 12 years and...
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