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Forum: For Sale by Owner 02-07-2005, 09:32 PM
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Posted By robow7
Please send it back up to the top

Please send it back up to the top
Forum: For Sale by Owner 12-24-2004, 06:10 PM
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Views: 593
Posted By robow7
St. Croix Custom 8'6" 4 wt fly rod

I have a brand new never used St. Croix 8'6" 4 wt built on the SC III two piece blank. It is made with titanium framed silicone carbide guides which really makes for a smooth and quiet rod that...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 05-29-2004, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By robow7
Just got back from an outing in the northern most...

Just got back from an outing in the northern most area of Wisconsin and attempted several leader materials for pike. I found the seagar 40 lb worked pretty well and it turned over the very heavy...
Forum: >> Archive: Warmwater Gamefish Flies 05-21-2004, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,130
Posted By robow7
That is a real beauty, I'm afraid it might be too...

That is a real beauty, I'm afraid it might be too PERFECT to catch fish. Ha
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 05-21-2004, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By robow7
Nice going Mark, just curious which Scott rod did...

Nice going Mark, just curious which Scott rod did you pick up? I've been a fan of the Scott line up of blanks for a long time. Only problem was the crappy components that they often used on them...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 05-04-2004, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By robow7
I'm as green as those pike with envy. Great job.

I'm as green as those pike with envy. Great job.
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 04-15-2004, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By robow7
Well last evening I finally had a chance to get...

Well last evening I finally had a chance to get out and after the wind calmed down and the sun began to set, monster bull blue gills began to move up into the reeds and about 20-25 succumbed to my...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 04-08-2004, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By robow7
tricks you use on panfish that give you the fake take

I went out yesterday and caught one small largemouth and only a couple of bluegill. Here's the question, what do you do when those frustrating and pesky little panfish come up and give your fly a...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 04-06-2004, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 712
Posted By robow7
Pike fly synthetic materials

To all you Pike fly tying gurus, what's a good synthetic material to use that will keep my flies lighter and won't absorb so much water which seems to make them so much more work to cast. I swear...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 03-07-2004, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,915
Posted By robow7
Well, I've got a few Climax pike leaders coming...

Well, I've got a few Climax pike leaders coming in from Cabelas that are 8' in lenght with a 20 lb wire leader attached. They weren't real expensive so we'll have a look at them. I still like the...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 03-05-2004, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,181
Posted By robow7
Mark, I think you're right and everybody is...

Mark, I think you're right and everybody is jumping on the specialty fly line wagon. I noticed even RIO has a Pike/Musky taper this year along with SA/Mastery. I was once told that Cortland 333...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 03-04-2004, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,181
Posted By robow7
Favorite Pike tapered fly lines?

Well, now that we've hit on favorite fly rods, and leaders, for pike, what is your favorite fly line?
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 03-01-2004, 12:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,915
Posted By robow7
So those of you that use the heavy fluoro line 40...

So those of you that use the heavy fluoro line 40 lb and up for a leader, how long is your leader of this stuff and do you tie directly to your fly line via perfection loop and then to your fly? Do...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 02-21-2004, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By robow7
Need help on a new Pike rod

Hey guys, I'm getting ready to build a new fly rod for northern pike as I plan on traveling by canoe in the boundry waters this summer. Do you think I can get by with a 7 weight if I limit the size...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 01-29-2004, 09:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 646
Posted By robow7
St. Croix Ultra Legend 9' 4 wt NEW

I have a brand new, never fished with St. Croix Ultra Legend 9' 4 wt 2 piece rod and it's matching rod case. These retailed new last year for $290 and now the 2004 Ultra Legends are even higher. ...
Forum: the Rod Rack 08-12-2003, 10:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 997
Posted By robow7
St. Croix IV graphite blanks

I heard recently that St. Croix was offering nice deals on their graphite series IV blanks to make room for a new and improved version. Is this true and does anyone have an idea where you can pick...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-11-2003, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By robow7
Fast vs. Moderate action rod ?

Can you more experienced fisherman tell me what are the advantages and/or disadvantages of a fast vs moderate action flyrod. Is it really true that you get tighter loops with a faster action rod and...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-05-2003, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By robow7
I really appreciate all the information and the...

I really appreciate all the information and the step by step instruction that you are giving me but where can one obtain this proper hands on instruction. Are there seminars for this type of thing?...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-05-2003, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By robow7
Of course you gentleman are all correct in that...

Of course you gentleman are all correct in that my casting skill is in definite need of improvement, that is for sure. I was just curious that if stepping up to a 9 ft 6 wt would improve my distance...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-04-2003, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By robow7
Fly rods for better distance ?

I presently own a St. Croix Imperial 8'6" 5 wt with a supposed moderate action. I mostly fish still water with terrrestrial types of bugs for panfish and am seeking to get more distance with my...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 05-24-2003, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By robow7
Will carp hit a fly and if so what patterns or...

Will carp hit a fly and if so what patterns or conditions can I look for?
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 05-24-2003, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By robow7
We did real well this year catching large blues...

We did real well this year catching large blues on the Chernobyl ant. It's a nice foam pattern, sizes 10 or 12, with a yellow or orange piece on the back that helps to identify the hit.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-09-2003, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 32,736
Posted By robow7
Well I tried the Payless shoe leather stain and...

Well I tried the Payless shoe leather stain and rain guard tonight and the first few casts were great but after a few casts and a fish or two and my flies (mostly terrestrials) were doing the...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-08-2003, 09:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By robow7
Question St. Croix Imperial reels

Has anyone used the new St. Croix Imperial reels? About $55 for a disk drag alumimun that will weigh in less than 5 oz. My use would be for panfish and possibly small trout. Thanks
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-08-2003, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 32,736
Posted By robow7
Has anyone ever tried the waterproofing sprays...

Has anyone ever tried the waterproofing sprays like shoe and leather waterproofer sold at payless shoe stores. It sure works nicely on my arrow feathers?
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