Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Finally on The Water With The Hardy Grey Streamflex Fly Rod

I finally got out on the water today, and for an added bonus my Son decided to go with me. We only had a few hours after lunch today on Walker County Lake today so we made the best of it with the fly rods. Two of the rods were rigged with nymphs and I had my new Hardy Grey Streamflex rigged with a tiny popper. Little did we know that the water was in the low 60’s in fact 62 degrees? No one was catching any fish other than a small bass or bluegill. The magic number for results on this lake is 65 and above. I couldn’t believe the ease at which the Streamflex would deliver a fly. The effortless of the cast and the distance one can achieve with this fly rod is amazing. Simple put it is by far the best fly rod I have ever owed. If the generation schedule will work with me a little, I should have a report on its performance for trout Friday.
Not the big bull, I am after but still a gill on the fly rod is always fun. This one fell for the the famous Black Gnat
Sorry I don't have more images, but my son acccidentally erase the rest of the images. We ended the trip with 4 bluegills, 3 nice females and the one bull in the image. I couldn't find my own camera, for this trip, I know none of you guys never lose something and can't locate it when you really need that particular item.

11 comments:

Brian Schiller said...

Glad you finally got out Bill and had some success. A bad day on the water beats a good day at the office.lol. Glad to see your doing better. Rod sounds nice, I will have to check into that one. Thanks for sharing

Brk Trt said...

I've heard good things about those rods. The Black Gnat accounts for many successful days.

Blake Hamilton said...

yes please, more trout! sounds like a great rod and am eager to see what it can do one the river!

Bill Trussell said...

Brain
In some ways this trip was for testing the Streamflex, and the results were all positive. Thanks for the comment

Bill Trussell said...

Brk
I have never cast a 1000.00 dollar rod but I would put this rod right up there with the very best. Thanks for the comment

Bill Trussell said...

Blake
I will try the high sticking with it tomorrow on the tailrace for rainbow. I just checked and the generators will be off at 10 A.M. Thanks for the comment

Sanders said...

Glad you got out on the water with the new rod...happy that it didn't disappoint!

Bill Trussell said...

Sanders
I will be giving it try tomorrow with the rainbow. Thanks for the comment

Howard Levett said...

Bill you're going to fall head over heels with that rod. Glad to also hear you're doing well and could get out.

Bill Trussell said...

Howard
I know you don't need another fly rod, but if you decide to purchase another one, you really need to check out the Streamflex--outstanding. Thanks for the comment

riverwalker34 said...

Yellow gnat! Good fly two weeks ago for me. Gotta love those gills.