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Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 10-19-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By D-Drake
Bigsur, I don't have any actual evidence to...

Bigsur,
I don't have any actual evidence to support this, but it seems that around the full moon, especially on nights with clear skies, the fishing reports from anglers aren't very good. I suspect...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 08-06-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,593
Posted By D-Drake
Shawn, Sometimes the higher quality reels have...

Shawn,
Sometimes the higher quality reels have much less room for error or corrosion. They are machined to such close tolerances. I know on Ross Reels if you oil the spindle it can actually cause...
Forum: Website and Message Board 07-17-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By D-Drake
Mark, I'm not 100% sure what the fly is that...

Mark,
I'm not 100% sure what the fly is that you are asking about. It is either a modification of a Rubberlegged Dragon or a modification of an Egan's Headstand. It might be some fly that someone...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 12-07-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,005
Posted By D-Drake
AL Trout Bum, the Yellarhammers we sell are wet...

AL Trout Bum, the Yellarhammers we sell are wet flies. The feathers, whether they are the real thing or dove, crow etc are too soft of feathers to float a dry. The dry fly versions of the...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 11-27-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By D-Drake
The FlyRise would work very well. Another one to...

The FlyRise would work very well. Another one to look at also, depending on the size of the rod is the Orvis Clearwater Large Arbor Reel. It is less than $100.

Daniel
Forum: General Fly Tying 10-29-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,163
Posted By D-Drake
Sammyben, Paula is working on getting tyers...

Sammyben,
Paula is working on getting tyers lined up. I haven't seen the list as far as if there will be demos before Christmas. They will definitely be going on right after the first of the year....
Forum: Tackle and Gear 08-12-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By D-Drake
We haven't gotten to see the new Soft Hackle rods...

We haven't gotten to see the new Soft Hackle rods yet but we have a couple on order which will arrive early this week. It will be interesting to see how they do.

Daniel
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 05-28-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By D-Drake
Rob, Roger stopped by during Troutfest and...

Rob,
Roger stopped by during Troutfest and dropped off some books. We are selling them again here at the Shop and online. ...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 03-08-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By D-Drake
The size of brook "trout" like any of the other...

The size of brook "trout" like any of the other trout species is mostly determined by environment and food source. Matt Kulp told me once that he heard of a study where they took a small mountain...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 12-03-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By D-Drake
drodgers, I haven't gotten to cast any of the...

drodgers,
I haven't gotten to cast any of the Bass Pro rods. If you are looking for a great 10' 4wt rod without breaking the bank, TFO's BVK comes in a 10' this year. I haven't cast the 4wt yet...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 12-03-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By D-Drake
Flyguys, I usually line my rods with the line...

Flyguys,
I usually line my rods with the line weight given for the rod. Sometimes I'll use a heavier line such as a SA GPX line to help load the rod a bit more.

Ultimately you can use whatever...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 08-28-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,939
Posted By D-Drake
FlyRed, The RIO Gold is a WF line. We were...

FlyRed,
The RIO Gold is a WF line. We were using 5wt on a 5wt. The line loads faster rods well but isn't as heavy as a RIO Grand or SA GPX. I don't think you need to go up a line size with the...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 08-28-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,939
Posted By D-Drake
Flyred, When the sales rep had the rods here we...

Flyred,
When the sales rep had the rods here we were casting them with RIO Gold fly lines. That line loaded the rod better than the lighter trout lines.
Forum: Tackle and Gear 08-26-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,939
Posted By D-Drake
Waterwolf, Thanks for the gear review. And...

Waterwolf,
Thanks for the gear review. And please ignore the other inappropriate replies. I got to cast the One. Rods have gotten really good over the last several years. It takes one heck of a...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 05-16-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By D-Drake
Mac, We carry two different kinds of Fly...

Mac,
We carry two different kinds of Fly Retrievers. The one like Rog described and that is listed on the Online Catalog is $3.75. We also stock the kind that you saw in use with the tube. It is...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 05-02-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By D-Drake
Gierach is good friends with James Babb and I...

Gierach is good friends with James Babb and I think I heard somewhere way back down the line they share a common ancestor. John has come to East TN to fish with James and Walter. As far as I know...
Forum: Fishing Classic Rods and Gear 02-08-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,478
Posted By D-Drake
Hey Ralph, Good to have you guys back again. ...

Hey Ralph,
Good to have you guys back again. Give me an email when you get the chance. info@littleriveroutfitters.com

Daniel
Forum: Tackle and Gear 11-12-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,302
Posted By D-Drake
Grannyknot, Korkers is completely changing the...

Grannyknot,
Korkers is completely changing the soles and all the boots for 2011. They said that they plan on keeping the old soles in production for at least another year. They know they need to...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 09-29-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,240
Posted By D-Drake
Owl, It is a great gadget. It works great for...

Owl,
It is a great gadget. It works great for waste leader and tippet material. We sell them on the online catalog and in the store. ...
Forum: Website and Message Board 09-21-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By D-Drake
We haven't set any dates for the Fly Tying...

We haven't set any dates for the Fly Tying Classes yet... When Paula gets back I ask her about them.

We'll probably have some post on here and also in the Fishing Report and on the website when...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-10-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,450
Posted By D-Drake
Steve, We carry the 3/8" foam cylinders and...

Steve,
We carry the 3/8" foam cylinders and several different colors. We have other sizes too but 3/8" is the one for the wiggle minnow. Most people use white and then color it with the...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 09-05-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By D-Drake
RFork Give the shop a call. We've got several...

RFork
Give the shop a call. We've got several discontinued 8wts at the moment.

Daniel
Forum: Tackle and Gear 08-23-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,344
Posted By D-Drake
The reason for the ferrule wax is to help keep...

The reason for the ferrule wax is to help keep the rod pieces together better. The inclusion of wax with a rod isn't a reflection on rod quality but is simply a precautionary step.
Any of the...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 06-23-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,823
Posted By D-Drake
Byron is over at Blount Memorial. I spoke with...

Byron is over at Blount Memorial. I spoke with him this morning and he sounded good and VERY bored.

Thanks to everyone for all the prayers and encouragement.
Forum: Conservation Organizations and Fly Fishing Clubs 06-22-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,211
Posted By D-Drake
Little River Chapter of TU Update: Thursday's Meeting at River Johns is Cancelled

This is copied from an email from Rufus King, President of LRCTU.

Subject: Thursdays Meeting at River Johns-Canceled


Greetings-

THE MEETING ON THURSDAY THE 24TH IS CANCELED. River...
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