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Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-28-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,107
Posted By Evans
Thanks for the response. I bought a used Hardy...

Thanks for the response. I bought a used Hardy Featherweight with a spare reel and I'm using it on a 4wt and a 5wt rod. Very nice reel with a great look and sound. Evans...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-28-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 735
Posted By Evans
Care and treatment of guides

I'm a newbie with an old Abbey & Imbrie bamboo rod. I'm concerned that the guides have gotten a little rough over the years and was wondering if (1) there's a way to check a guide to be sure it's...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-23-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,107
Posted By Evans
SG--Many thanks. Now, can you tell me what the...

SG--Many thanks. Now, can you tell me what the LRH stands for (left/right hand?). Evans...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-22-2007, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,107
Posted By Evans
Newbie needs info on Hardy reels

I'm trying to find out the difference between these Hardy reels: the Marquis Disc 5 and the Hardy LRH. Also would like to know the weights of these two reels. And if there's a Hardy website with...
Forum: Getting Started 03-01-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By Evans
Thanks...

Juro--Many thanks for those tips!
Forum: Getting Started 02-28-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By Evans
Newbie question re setting up

Two set-up questions: when you get to the fishing site with your 2-or-3-piece rod, do you assemble the rod first and then mount the reel, or the other way around, i.e., mount the reel first and then...
Forum: Getting Started 02-28-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 738
Posted By Evans
Newbie question re setting up

Two set-up questions: when you get to the fishing site with your 2-or-3-piece rod, do you assemble the rod first and then mount the reel, or the other way around, i.e., mount the reel first and then...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 02-24-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By Evans
Update

Thanks for the great input. Here's an update on my situation: a friend has offered me his nice Hardy Featherweight to use. I want to put a 5 wt line on it and try it out on my 9', 5 wt Sage SP. ...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 02-23-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By Evans
Newbie question: how to balance rod & reel

I'm new to fly fishing and need some advice re balance of reel-to-rod. I have a Sage SP 9', 5 wt., 3 piece rod and i'm now shopping for a reel to match it. The set-up will be used for trout fishing...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 02-14-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By Evans
jhaquett, did you get my pm? thanks, evans

jhaquett, did you get my pm? thanks, evans
Forum: Getting Started 02-14-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,899
Posted By Evans
Many thanks for the insights! Evans

That was a great treatise on weight-forward and double-taper lines. Many thanks, Evans
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 02-13-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By Evans
Definition

Pardon a foolish-sounding question, but what is the definition of "warm water," as in "warm water fishing"? I live on the west coast and am not familiar with the reference. Thanks, Evans...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 02-13-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By Evans
Wanted: tube and sock for 9', 3 piece rod

Hi: I need a sock and aluminum tube for a 9' 3 piece fly rod. Thanks, Evans
Forum: Getting Started 02-13-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 654
Posted By Evans
Any quality videos available for the newbie?

I'm new to fly fishing and would like to locate a couple of quality videos that do a good job showing the various aspect of fly fishing, e.g., casting, knots, rod/reel combos, etc. Can anyone...
Forum: Getting Started 02-13-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,899
Posted By Evans
Question about line types

I've noticed that most people use a double taper line on their smaller rigs that they use to fish small trout streams, and most go with a weight forward line on the longer, heavier rods. I think I...
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