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by George C
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Long belly #6 WF lines
Replies: 35
Views: 10741

Long belly #6 WF lines

The psychology of fly rod choice is a fascinating topic in itself. Let's just say that, in America at least, the majority of guys buying "stiff" and "fast" are themselves neither. If a fly rod helps one feel otherwise, it seems well worth the $900 .....at least until you find you can't cast it at wh...
by George C
Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Long belly #6 WF lines
Replies: 35
Views: 10741

Long belly #6 WF lines

All the standard really tells me is that if I put a 5 or 4 wt line on that 7wt rod, the rod is not going to give me a lot of feedback when I'm only casting 20' of line. It's going to feel too light for my tastes. Interesting (and thank you for the insight), although the idea is a bit counter-intuit...
by George C
Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Long belly #6 WF lines
Replies: 35
Views: 10741

Long belly #6 WF lines

So for discussion purposes, here are the weights of this SA anadro line WF-4-F 150gr / 9,7g WF-5-F 175gr / 11,3g WF-6-F 200gr / 12,8g WF-7-F 225gr / 14,5g WF-8-F 260gr / 16,8g WF-9-F 305gr / 19,8g WF-10-F 355gr / 23,0g So, am I correct to think that for a 7wt fast action saltwater rod (presumably de...
by George C
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Long belly #6 WF lines
Replies: 35
Views: 10741

Long belly #6 WF lines

Anyone have fishing experience with (or thoughts about) the SA anadro line?
https://www.scientificanglers.com/produ ... ry-anadro/
60' head, steep front taper................thinking of it as a long carry option for saltwater use (3" flies, 1/0 hooks).
by George C
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: New to the Board, Introductions
Topic: Hello from Cape Cod
Replies: 3
Views: 2002

Hello from Cape Cod

Hi I've been lurking a while, enjoying the site and learning a ton, so I felt it time to join. I live on Cape Cod........in Falmouth, MA, USA. I'm in my 60's now. Retired. Decaying. Been fishing (primarily saltwater) since childhood except when school, job, children, and organized youth sports got i...

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