Becoming A Spey Master, Winter Steelhead Spey Rod/Reel/Line Combos, Airflo Flo Tips, Simms Dry Creek Boat Bags, FFS Spey Swivels In Black,

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The Path To Becoming A Spey Master
Would you like to become the angler that others watch and say, "Wow! I wish I could do that!"

With the most respectful regard, “You may embark on a journey that is somewhat longer than you have anticipated. No one ever becomes a complete steelheader in a couple of days. But, everyone gets there if they have patience, and great teachers to resolve the proces.” Fortunately, you have friends on the inside.
If I were in your waders, I wouldn’t hesitated to invest money in every one of our schools that you can afford.
It will save you a lot of time (years).
Matter of fact, if you took the rest of our winter classes (including casting classes), and all of our camp-out schools on the Deschutes in 2016, you will be a completely different steelhead angler than you can even imagine by 2017.
On that I will give you my personal guarantee. MB

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Two Two-Day Deschutes Summer Steelhead Schools August 1-3 & 4-6
Summer Steelhead PhD Schools: September 15-18 & 18-21
 
Winter Steelhead Spey Rod/Reel/Line Combos
These Spey Combos will empower you to cover all the water you need to become a Spey Master?
Choosing a Spey Outfit for steelhead doesn't have to be confusing!
Echo 7130-4 TR Combo G. Loomis 1567/8-4 Pro4X Combo Beulah Onyx 7137 Combo
These Spey Combo Outfits are the three most popular that we use and sell.
Each is offered after many long days of testing on the water.
They are proven to be easy to use, and are productive to fish with.
Each has evolved over hours (days...years) of use by experienced minds and competent hands.
Each Combo Outfit will save you hours of experimenting, and also save a little money.
All Combo Outfits come fully set up.

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Echo 7130-4 TR Combo
Get all the right stuff: This is a very practical, high performance, proven outfit. During the past couple of years we have sold dozens of these outfits, and have never had a complaint for any reason. The Echo 7130-4 TR rod has a moderately fast progressive action that makes it easy to learn with. Quite frankly it delivers all of the performance that you will need to get started. It is the 30-06 steelhead rod, designed to cover all of the situations you will encounter while fishing for steelhead any time of year when steelhead are available. It is best for moderately large rivers. This rod is built like a tank, with a super hard non-reflective coating on the blank and extra rubberized cork in the main wear spot on the handle. The Ion reel balances perfectly with the rod, holds the perfect amount of line and backing, and has also been proven with dozens of steelhead landed. It will last a conscientious angler several years of hard use. It is however made from cast metal, and you won't be able to drive tent stakes with it. No special maintenance needed. Just keep it clean and dent free. The Skagit line shooting head setup is the same as we regularly use ourselves when we are fishing.
COMBO 1 Rod Reel Line setup Combo Price  
Rod type Species (Run) Description  $ Description  $ Description    Normal Retail: $601.45  
DH, Spey, Two-Hand Steelhead (Winter)
Combo 1
Echo 7130-4TR
13' 7 weight
 $ 349.95 Echo Ion 8/10  $ 99.95 Airflo Skagit Compact 540  $ 54.95  $508.85
You Save: $92.33
Airflo 30# Ridge Running Line  $ 39.95
11' T-14 Custom InTouch Sinking tip  $ 19.00
30# Micron Backing, 150 yds  $ 11.65
Six (6) Free Flies (Shop choice)  $ 21.00
One (1) Free Fly box  $ 5.00
Subtotal Line setup $151.55
                 
Spey Scandi
Conversion Kit - 1
Ditto  Ditto  Ditto  Ditto  Airflo Scandi Compact 450 $ 54.95 $69.95
You Save: $2.15
        10' Airflo Floating PolyLeader $ 12.95
          10# Maxima Green Spool, 27 yds $ 4.20
          Subtotal Line setup $ 72.10
             
 
G. Loomis 1567/8-4 Pro4X Combo
Get all the right stuff: I've spent a lot of hours fishing with this exact same outfit under my command. I like it. It relaxes me and makes me look good. The rod was designed with extreme attention of my good friend Josh Linn, who has landed many steelhead. This may be the perfect steelhead rod for our rivers, while using the two most popular styles of casting: Skagit and Scandi. This rod performs both styles equally well. ARX reels are built like they are armor plated. With the extra metal comes extra weight to balance a long Spey rod. The ARX 3.5 balances perfectly with the rod, and holds exactly the right amount of line and backing. The customized line set-up features all the latest and best components from RIO to deliver the most connectivity and feel. And who wouldn't want to cope a feel. ARX Reels feature massive, but with silky smooth conical disc drags, which are protected inside waterproof housings. This outfit handles 11' of T14 with ease and precision, and this is the outfit I turn to when I don't want to experiment, I just want to fish. MB
COMBO 3 Rod Reel Line Setup Combo Price  
Rod type Species (Run) Description  $ Description  $ Description  $ Normal Retail: $1,166.50  
DH, Spey, Two-Hand Steelhead (Winter)
Combo 3
G. Loomis Pro 4 X
13' 7 weight
 $ 525.00 Lamson
Arx 3.5
 $469.95 RIO Skagit Max 525  $54.95 $1073.90
You Save: $92.60
RIO ConnectCore Shooting Line .032  $ 59.95
11' T-14 Custom InTouch Sinking tip  $ 19.00
30# Micron Backing, 150 yds  $ 8.85
Six (6) Free Flies (Shop choice)  $ 21.00
One (1) Free Fly box  $ 5.00
Subtotal Line setup $171.55
Spey Scandi
Conversion Kit - 3
               
Ditto  Ditto  Ditto  Ditto  RIO Scandi 450 $54.95 $69.95
You Save: $2.15
          10' Airflo Floating PolyLeader $ 12.95
          10# Maxima Green Spool, 27 yds $ 4.20
          Subtotal Line setup $72.10
             
 
 
Beulah Onyx Combo
A marriage made in heaven! Get all the right stuff: This may be the ultimate Winter Steelhead Fly Fishing Outfit for the Pacific Northwest.
COMBO 4 Rod Reel Line setup Combo Price  
Rod type Species (Run) Description  $ Description  $ Description  $ Normal Retail Price: $1,654.48
DH Steelhead (Winter)
Combo 4
Beulah 13' 7"
7-weight
 $775.00 Hatch Finatic 9+  $750.00 Beulah Tonic V2 525-grain $48.00 $1, 595.00
You Save: $79.43       
30# SA Braided Shooting Line $ 27.95
11' T-11 Custom InTouch Sinking tip $ 10.68
30# Micron Backing, 150 yds $  8.85
Six (6) Free Flies (Shop choice) $ 21.00
One (1) Free Fly box $  5.00
Subtotal Line setup $129.49
                 
Steelhead (Summer)
Conversion 3
Ditto  Ditto  Ditto  Ditto  Airflo Scandi Compact 450 $54.95 $69.95
You Save: $2.15
          10' Airflo Floating PolyLeader $ 12.95
          10# Maxima Green Spool, 27 yds $ 4.20
          Subtotal Line setup $72.10
             
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Airflo Flo Tips

No doubt about it, the 2.5-feet of intermediate density butt section, which is tapered to the fine diameter 7.5-feet of tungsten loaded fast-sinking tip smooths out turn-over in every cast, a lot more so than we would have thought. This smooth flow of energy is more noticeable in lighter weight Skagit lines than larger ones, but helpful in every size range. The Flo Tips are looped at both ends for easy assembly and disassembly. These tips are laser labeled for easy identification. Even more impressive is the way they sink, and how deep they fish. Airflo must be able to put more metal powder in their mix than some other companies. Each Kit comes with all four tips in a zippered tip wallet.

Item Description Size Price To Top
FLO-TIP-T10-07 Airflo Flo Tip, 2.5-feet Intermediate plus 7.5-feet T-7 10' - #7 $24.95
FLO-TIP-T10-10 Airflo Flo Tip, 2.5-feet Intermediate plus 7.5-feet T-10 10' - #10 $24.95
FLO-TIP-T10-14 Airflo Flo Tip, 2.5-feet Intermediate plus 7.5-feet T-14 10' - #14 $24.95
FLO-TIP-T10-18 Airflo Flo Tip, 2.5-feet Intermediate plus 7.5-feet T-18 10' - #18 $24.95
FLO-TIP-KIT Airflo Flo Tips, Complete set of four tips, with zippered pouch. ALL $109.95
 
Simms Dry Creek Boat Bag, Large
Supersized storage for your stay-dry essentials
sourcing bone-dry storage for your fishing gear just got easier. With more than 2,000 cubic inches of capacity, Simms’ large Dry Creek™ Boat Bag uses radio-frequency welds that molecularly bond fabrics at their surface for durable, waterproof seams. Enveloped in TPU-coated material, interior dividers deliver intuitive organization for reels, boxes, camera equipment, additional clothing layers, and more. While the angler-appreciated magnetized Catch & Release buckle system spins automatically into a lock position, without the use of the zipper. A bomber compression-molded lid envelopes the bag’s main body, repelling water from all angles. And Hypalon strap attachment points at the sides ensure comfort while hauling heavy loads to and from your fishing destinations.

Features

  • Ultra-durable TPU coated material is fully waterproof
  • Magnetized Catch & Release buckle keeps lid securely closed without the use of the zipper
  • Compression molded lid overhangs main body of the bag to repel water when zipper is not fully closed
  • Interior dividers for gear organization
  • Hypalon strap attachment points at the sides of the bag
FABRIC TECH:: Waterproof TPU coated fabrics
APPROX. WEIGHT:: 48 oz
CAPACITY:: 33 L, 2013 cu. in.
DIMENSIONS:17.5” x 10.5” x 11.5”: 17.5” x 10.5” x 11.5”
SIZES:: Large
Item Description Size Price To Top
10792-033-00 Simms Dry Creek Boat Bag Large $249.95
Simms Dry Creek Boat Bag, Medium

Description

The optimum size for your stay-dry essentials
for all the nuanced environments fishing takes us; Simms’ intrepid Dry Creek™ Boat Bag™ offers bone-dry storage solutions at a superstar level. Featuring failsafe radio-frequency welds and enveloped in TPU-coated material, interior dividers deliver ample options for reels, fly boxes, camera equipment, additional clothing layers, and more. While the angler-appreciated magnetized Catch & Release buckle system spins automatically into a lock position, without the use of the zipper. Over the top, a bomber compression-molded lid sheaths the bag’s main body, repelling water from all angles. And strategically-placed Hypalon strap attachment point.

Features

  • Ultra-durable TPU coated material is fully waterproof
  • Magnetized Catch & Release buckle keeps lid securely closed without the use of the zipper
  • Compression molded lid overhangs main body of the bag to repel water when zipper is not fully closed
  • Interior dividers for gear organization
  • Hypalon strap attachment points at the sides of the bag
FABRIC TECH:: Waterproof TPU coated fabrics
APPROX. WEIGHT:: 40 oz
CAPACITY:: 20 L, 1220 cu. in.
DIMENSIONS:: 14” x 8” x 11”
SIZES: : Medium
Item Description Size Price To Top
10817-035-00 Simms Dry Creek Boat Bag Medium $199.95
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FFS Spey Swivels - Now In Black
The FFS Spey Swivels now come in black so they not only eliminate twist in your shooting line, but to also act as a marker between your shooting line and your Scandi or Skagit line. This marker help you position the line before each cast, so you don't have the loop to loop connection inside your rod tip while shooting line, which causes unwanted friction, or too much "over-hang" (having too much shooting line extended past your rod tip), which causes a hinging effect. Back in the good old days we used a waterproof black felt marker to install a black stripe at the rear of our back taper. This idea became so popular that anglers started calling it the Mark Mark. Tony Barnes dyed the braided mono black used in the FFS Spey Swivel for the same reasons. These swivels can be integrated into: Scientific Anglers Braided PE Shooting Lines , or Airflo Miracle Floating Shooting Braid Lines.
Item Description Color Price To Top
SPEYSWIVEL-B AntiRevolution Spey Swivels, Three-pack Black 3 pack $29.95
 
Metal Head Christmas Report
Warm, friendly, relaxed, informative, with an air of confidence and optomism...it is raining...the season has begun...our rivers are...Holidays and Steelhead...can it get any better than that!
 

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