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Forum: Rod Building 06-26-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,387
Posted By Warrior63
They seem to work well enough, first fish within...

They seem to work well enough, first fish within 10 minutes of using rod for first time. Didn't figure there was much point in fishing any more after this one....
Forum: Rod Building 05-16-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,387
Posted By Warrior63
For those who have rods to finish, when you get...

For those who have rods to finish, when you get to that point.... I'm not opposed to setting up the Walker special paint booth again, just give me a...
Forum: Rod Building 05-16-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,387
Posted By Warrior63
Hey all, thanks for all the kind words. Once I...

Hey all, thanks for all the kind words. Once I get a chance I'll get them on the water, but the blanks are such poor quality I'm not sure how that will turn out.

Addiction indeed, I think in...
Forum: Rod Building 05-12-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,387
Posted By Warrior63
Resto Mods/Polished Turds

Hello All;

They are finally done. Let me start with this for all you purists, these rods were, and are, complete POSes, so I didn't ruin any classics with this little adventure. There are multiple...
Forum: Rod Building 05-02-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,839
Posted By Warrior63
Teaser

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w35/benwalker48/20160502_190900_zpsphhxma5w.jpg (http://s172.photobucket.com/user/benwalker48/media/20160502_190900_zpsphhxma5w.jpg.html)

Pair of restored...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,699
Posted By Warrior63
I never realized there was a science to picking a...

I never realized there was a science to picking a reel, I always just got the coolest looking one I could afford, the last one happened to be redding ton zero, pretty neat little reel.
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,654
Posted By Warrior63
[QUOTE=Drake Side of The Moon;163674]from the...

[QUOTE=Drake Side of The Moon;163674]from the horses mouth, he is a horse guy to he rides the trails out on the Verde side. Putting them in a feral horse preserve on the rim or on a reservation is...
Forum: Rod Building 08-02-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,176
Posted By Warrior63
Thanks! Its the SHX from Ron. I tried it out...

Thanks! Its the SHX from Ron. I tried it out this am at the canal, and it cast pretty nice. Accuracy is pretty good too. I would say its maybe a touch soft for truly long costs, also just a bit...
Forum: Rod Building 08-01-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,176
Posted By Warrior63
Thanks good sir! It looks ok, there are some...

Thanks good sir! It looks ok, there are some flaws in the epoxy unfortunately, but they are pretty small and you have to look pretty close to find them. I did like you said and took my time. ...
Forum: Rod Building 08-01-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,176
Posted By Warrior63
Ever since Redington put one on their rod I...

Ever since Redington put one on their rod I wanted one. Initial impression is pretty good, when I was at Ron's house figuring everything out I was holding the grip outside for quite a while while...
Forum: Rod Building 08-01-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,176
Posted By Warrior63
New 5WT

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w35/benwalker48/20150801_095607_zps1dvtdke8.jpg (http://s172.photobucket.com/user/benwalker48/media/20150801_095607_zps1dvtdke8.jpg.html)
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Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,701
Posted By Warrior63
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,723
Posted By Warrior63
Glad I didn't see this thread before now, I would...

Glad I didn't see this thread before now, I would have gone somewhere else today! Since I didn't, I took my 7yo up there to try and teach him a thing or two.

I too fish this creek quite a bit and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,889
Posted By Warrior63
http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w35/benwalker48...

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w35/benwalker48/PART_1431909718076_0517150854a_zpszc4pk95t.jpg...
Forum: Fly Chat 05-23-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,906
Posted By Warrior63
not opinion good sir, that is plain old fact.

not opinion good sir, that is plain old fact.
Forum: Fly Chat 05-20-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,906
Posted By Warrior63
Over the course of many years it may end up being...

Over the course of many years it may end up being cheaper to tie your own flies. Generally speaking it is cheaper to buy them (unless you've been to bass pro lately.....) I'm a fly buyer, mainly...
Forum: Bass Outings 05-20-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,647
Posted By Warrior63
I have to respectfully disagree about bass...

I have to respectfully disagree about bass fighting harder than carp. A 5-6 pound carp will run a 5wt into its backing. The fish below (while not actually a carp, fights just the same way) was...
Forum: Bass Outings 05-19-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,647
Posted By Warrior63
Agreed ...

Agreed

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w35/benwalker48/big%20bass%201024x768_zps49et8pas.jpg (http://s172.photobucket.com/user/benwalker48/media/big%20bass%201024x768_zps49et8pas.jpg.html)
Forum: Bass Outings 05-19-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,647
Posted By Warrior63
Lol, those are records? I can go find carp that...

Lol, those are records? I can go find carp that size and bigger with ease anywhere in the valley. Bass are cool and all, but if you want big, challenging, and hard fighting fish go find some carp...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,047
Posted By Warrior63
Man, I'd like to help you here, but i usually...

Man, I'd like to help you here, but i usually look for streams that DONT have cell service. The rim is pretty tough, I can only think of one place that has spotty coverage with Verizon, the rest...
Forum: Bass Outings 05-14-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,647
Posted By Warrior63
This thread is pretty funny, the guy giving the...

This thread is pretty funny, the guy giving the new contributer to our site a hard time about wanting to catch big fish is talking about a 250 dollar lure! I can't think of anything more ridiculous...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,814
Posted By Warrior63
That exhaust valve is well done. Glad you made it...

That exhaust valve is well done. Glad you made it back though and got some fishing in! 13-14" dinks.....grrrrr......
Forum: Colorado River News 05-08-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,030
Posted By Warrior63
Someone I was talking to recently mentioned a...

Someone I was talking to recently mentioned a fish kill up there recently, though i would imagine if that was true we would have heard about it. Your opinion on the population being 25% of what it...
Forum: Colorado River News 05-08-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,030
Posted By Warrior63
This report is somewhat entertaining in that they...

This report is somewhat entertaining in that they feel the Operators of Glen Canyon Dam should ramp up and down flows solely for trout. While as an angler I love this idea, as a realist the idea is...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,652
Posted By Warrior63
Loved the rods held down by the windshield...

Loved the rods held down by the windshield wipers! Screw those fancy magnet holders!
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