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Re: Musky Addicts Anonymous

 by InTheDrift ¦  Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:11 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Musky Addicts Anonymous ¦  Replies: 2657 ¦  Views: 291028

I'm a big fan of Surflon Micro Supreme. Its soft and easy to tie with. I've heard good things about the Rio Powerflex Wire Bite. I think they are the same or very similar. I think you'll like the softer wire materials. You definitely get better action to the fly compared to heavy fluoro. I started ...

Re: Musky Addicts Anonymous

 by InTheDrift ¦  Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:10 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Musky Addicts Anonymous ¦  Replies: 2657 ¦  Views: 291028

Vito: what's your preferred wire and connection to the fly? I know Dahlberg swears by that twist melt thing that he does, but I think I've seen some swivels in your pics before? I've been a 100lb fluoro guy for a while now and haven't been bitten of yet, but the chance is always in my head. I'd hate...

Re: The cost of new business.

 by InTheDrift ¦  Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:06 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: The cost of new business. ¦  Replies: 6 ¦  Views: 1575

You don't have to go far to see the impacts that this new boom has had on the area. Both good and bad. Unfortunately, shitheads like these guys will continue to fuck things up for both the industry, and the public. The Mahoning has already been overdeveloped and used as a dump for industry for years...

TFO Axiom 10

 by InTheDrift ¦  Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:48 am ¦  Forum: Classifieds ¦  Topic: TFO Axiom 10 ¦  Replies: 0 ¦  Views: 795

TFO Axiom 9' #10 $170 shipped in ConUS. Lightly used only in freshwater. Rod is in good shape. No tube. Comes with rod sock for a BVK #10 (mix up with an old rod). Paypal. PM if interested.

Re: January Smallies- TR

 by InTheDrift ¦  Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:45 am ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: January Smallies- TR ¦  Replies: 17 ¦  Views: 1990

V Wake wrote:Water temps vary on this stream due to some underground springs that feed it. The upper end is warmest at around 61-63 and down low it was around 57.
Fuck. That's swimming temperatures up this way.

Re: January Smallies- TR

 by InTheDrift ¦  Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:14 am ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: January Smallies- TR ¦  Replies: 17 ¦  Views: 1990

This is a joke. A very mean joke played on those of us north of the Mason Dixon. Very cool stuff man. :cool

Did you happen to get a water temp on the day?

Re: Musky Addicts Anonymous

 by InTheDrift ¦  Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:45 am ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Musky Addicts Anonymous ¦  Replies: 2657 ¦  Views: 291028

These are pretty solid sticks. At least they were for Peacocks. I had one of those. It was the "baby" model. Could've pulled the boat out with it at the end of the day. It was on the heavy side and for whatever reason, I couldn't hit the...

Re: Musky Addicts Anonymous

 by InTheDrift ¦  Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:23 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Musky Addicts Anonymous ¦  Replies: 2657 ¦  Views: 291028

It was a "modded" rod... Not species specific... "heavier tip for casting big flies" WTF? Guess it'll work, as well as a Redington predator. I've heard of a few going back to the factory...mainly cause shit fell off, like tip tops. But I guess it still lays it down FWIW (for what it's worth). Whate...

Re: Musky Addicts Anonymous

 by InTheDrift ¦  Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:01 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Musky Addicts Anonymous ¦  Replies: 2657 ¦  Views: 291028

I just saw that Scott is still making the "musky special" in the S4S line. Not to get all favorite 5 wt, but has anyone fished this thing? I'm curious to hear the reviews if you have.

Re: Musky Addicts Anonymous

 by InTheDrift ¦  Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:47 am ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Musky Addicts Anonymous ¦  Replies: 2657 ¦  Views: 291028

I think a 9' #10 is about perfect for what we do here. The right 9' #10 seems to be a good balance between still being castable all day, and still having the power to throw the flies and turn the fish. I've been using an Echo3 for the last two years, and really like it. Great company to deal with to...

Re: Geoff Mueller Is A F@g!

 by InTheDrift ¦  Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:03 pm ¦  Forum: Bitching Room for Whiny People Who Bore Us to Tears ¦  Topic: Geoff Mueller Is A F!@k ¦  Replies: 138 ¦  Views: 16320

Might I offer a suggestion? Let Raffa work some of his photoshop magic on the photo from the Erie article and maybe pair it with an article about the Beaver/private lease situation along the lake. I would frame that shit. The mag has gotten a bit soft as it has grown. Still better than the rest, but...

Re: Simms Going Direct

 by InTheDrift ¦  Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:04 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Simms Going Direct ¦  Replies: 39 ¦  Views: 5458

Works fine for Patagonia. That's what I thought right away. Whether this passes or fails will be determined by how Simms treats its retailers. If retailers are ordering items only to be told they are backordered, and then finding them in the direct online store, then there might be problems. Then a...

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