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Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-26-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By LSU-Fan
Albright Rods?

Hello all,

I was planning on getting my bluegill stick in a couple months, but the Albright has everything 50% off right and I could score a pretty good deal on the A5. Does anyone have any input...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 09-08-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By LSU-Fan
what to do then: 1- Not Taper at all, just a...

what to do then:

1- Not Taper at all, just a straight length of 30 lb mono
2- add a length of 30lb mono to the end of a tapered leader (seems useless)
3- taper down to 30lb mono (maybe from 50...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 09-07-2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By LSU-Fan
Redfish Leader

I just got my first rod:hihi: , Sage VPS 9' 8 wt, and am going down to the camp (Grand Isle, La) in two weeks. I wanted to know about leaders, I am thinking about 3 feet each of 30lb, 20lb, and...
Forum: Getting Started 09-05-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By LSU-Fan
I am fishing for redfish (primarily, I'll also...

I am fishing for redfish (primarily, I'll also take speckled trout, flounder, drum, sheepshead and the oocasional Jack), making my first trip to the camp on Sep. 22 and hope to put it through its...
Forum: Getting Started 09-05-2006, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By LSU-Fan
Sage VPS

I just picked up a Sage VPS 9' 8 wt for $120. It is my first fly rod, just wanted some input, do ya'll think it was a good buy, I really like it. Thanks.

Brian
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 09-05-2006, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By LSU-Fan
Bluegill Wt.?

What is the rod weight and length of choice for bluegill in south Louisiana, also some mention of good lines would be great also. Thanks for the input.

Brian
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 08-30-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By LSU-Fan
My First Set Up

Tell me what you guys think. This is for inshore saltwater (Redfish, seatrout, flounder, the occasional spanish and Jack, and Sheepshead). --I went in to check out a sale the guy at the local fly...
Forum: Getting Started 05-07-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By LSU-Fan
Thanks Jeff, I can't wait to get started,...

Thanks Jeff,

I can't wait to get started, and I think I'm going to go with the Battenkill mid arbor. Thanks again for the ino, I still have A LOT to learn.

Brian
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-05-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By LSU-Fan
I am looking for an 8wt, for inshore redfish, and...

I am looking for an 8wt, for inshore redfish, and large mouth bass, and pretty much anything else that will bite.
Black Francis, Thanks for the input, I'll look at the v2
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-04-2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By LSU-Fan
Sage and Winston

I am new to this sport, and am in Grad school. Due to cost I was planning on purchasing a TFO Professional or Redington RedFly, in the $150 range. I figured Sage and Winston were out of my league at...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-02-2006, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By LSU-Fan
Thanks for the input, I found a Local fly shop in...

Thanks for the input, I found a Local fly shop in New Orleans and talked to manager. He uses and recommends them, they do not have a sealed drag, but if taken care of regularly will last.

-Brian
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-01-2006, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By LSU-Fan
Batenkill MA in Salt?

I am setting up a Salt Outfit on a budget, and was wondering if any of you had any experience with the Battenkill Mid Arbor in the Salt. Does it have a sealed drag? from what I've read, there are...
Forum: Getting Started 04-28-2006, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By LSU-Fan
Thanks for the info, I might save up for a little...

Thanks for the info, I might save up for a little longer, (I'd hate for my reel to explode.) I didn't realize line was so expensive, How long does it last?

There is a fly shop in New Orleans, I'll...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-28-2006, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By LSU-Fan
Drag Types?

What are the different types of drags (rim, dic, click and pawl, double click and pawl) . I am planning on fishing Saltwater and want a good drag. What is the most reliable, easiest upkeep? Thanks....
Forum: Getting Started 04-27-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By LSU-Fan
What to do?

Hello all,

This is my first post (Hopefully many more to come). I love to fish but am just getting started in fly fishing. I have $200 to spend on a set up. I am from Louisiana and my family has...
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