Rather they're merely a starting point if you want it. Yellowstone Angler 8-Weight Reel Shootout 2014. This is his 1st. The guys over at Yellowstone Angler are no joke, and they spend a lot of time testing equipment to give their valuable opinions. This is the same stream as Armstong Spring Creek, but the lower half, just before it dumps into the Yellowstone River. (click on each shop guy’s name to read their opinions as well). Apr 26, 2014 - /media/wysiwyg/13YA_8WeightShootout_Reel_1.jpg better late than never? Mar 23, 2014 - /media/wysiwyg/13YA_8WeightShootout_Reel_1.jpg Cuttie. Are you seeking a reel that is among the best of the best, without breaking the bank? The 2019 4-weight Shootout from our friends at Yellowstone Angler is published. Select Post; Deselect Post; Link to Post; Back to Top; Post by mirvc17 on Nov 13, 2015 12:54:00 GMT -6. This topic has 20 replies, 17 voices, and was last … See why the G. Loomis NRX LP 9'#5 weight has won four consecutive 5 weight shootouts! The past few years, I've started to notice a pattern. While the $22.95 price per spool may … Back in 2012 we wrote a tippet shootout for Fly Fisherman Magazine. Cuttie. Yellowstone Angler's 2015-5-weight-shootout A comparison of the year’s best five-weight fly rods. 9. Jun 19, 2019 - 2017 5-weight shootout objective observations Over Under. I'll give them the … Every year, people take this Yellowstone shootout stuff as gospel. I wasn't aware of that. Personally, I'm looking forward to it, despite the usual reservations, knowing full well that the caldron of controversy is about to boil over. Jun 20, 2017 - The 2016 Yellowstone Angler 5/6 Weight Fly Reel Comparison by: James and George Anderson We learned a lot doing our 8-weight reel comparison back in 2014, but in considering and comparing 5/6 reels, however, there are some categories that are not as important in smaller reels – like ease of drag adjustment, ease of spo… Jun 12, 2016 - The 2016 Yellowstone Angler 5/6 Weight Fly Reel Comparison by: James and George Anderson We learned a lot doing our 8-weight reel comparison back in 2014, but in considering and comparing 5/6 reels, however, there are some categories that are not as important in smaller reels – like ease of drag adjustment, ease of spo… The Yellowstone Angler staff said ‘this confirmed our experience that the Asquith is one of the best performing rods in existence, and one of the top performing rods in our Shootout.” Introduced in 2012, along the 9-foot five weight, the G. Loomis NRX Lite Presentation fly rod line-up includes both 7-foot-6-inch and 8-foot-8-inch three weights, and a 9-foot four weight. Opinion: Yellowstone Angler’s 5-weight Shootout – 2015 edition. Home ; Board; Blog; Podcasts; Photoblog; Magazine Articles; Video; Gear Reviews; Ten Tips; About; The Itinerant Angler. Yellowstone Angler's new shootout: 8 weights. By Skip June 3, 2015 No Comments. A lot of new rods have been introduced for the upcoming 2015 season, by various manufacturers, so we felt it was time to stir the pot and give you another 5-weight shootout, testing these new rods heads up with the best rods we have found over the past two years. This is perhaps the most comprehensive and detailed review I have ever read. While TroutHunter’s double structure fluorocarbon consistently produced exceptional breaking and knot strengths throughout our tests (like Seaguar), what really set this material apart from the competition was its price and outstanding spool design. It can throw tiny dries, all types of nymphs, and even streamers. Blog › Forums › Fly Fishing › Yellowstone Angler 4 Weight Shootout! Yellowstone Anglers’ half-century of fly shop and fly rod experience makes these annual lists invaluable. Messages 485 Reaction score 55. YellowStone Angler - 2016 5wt Shootout Nov 13, 2015 12:54:00 GMT -6 via mobile . Yellowstone Anglers seems to have left out FAR too many other rods that are out there. That’s how the Shootout works. Quote. 2016 6-weight Shootout » Yellowstone Angler Sweet Sixteen A Comparison of the best 6-weight rods for 2016 By George Anderson With comments by James Anderson, Logan Brown, and “JG” Josh Green (Click on their Names or photos below to read their individual comments) There were some incredible new rods introduced at this July’s ICAST show, from many of the top rod … At the Yellowstone Angler, we’ve always tried to give our customers well-informed, unbiased opinions and answers that help them cut through this avalanche of propaganda, and steer them to the right rods, reels, and other products that fit their specific needs and price considerations. The T-8 scored well in nearly every category, and was an easy choice for our “best buy” 8-weight saltwater reel. Examples: A few years ago, they praised Albright rods as their winner for the shootout. Here is an older reel shootout that they did: 2013 8-Weight Challenge: Fly Reel Review | Trident Fly Fishing Obviously, it is not practical to mask the brand of a reel, but there are probably more empirical measurements possible with reels than rods, and so a little less subjectivity. Green Reel. Tippet Shootout » Yellowstone Angler. Because the Yellowstone test fails to do any of this, the shootout winds up validating that these guys don't live, breathe or much less understand, I mean really comprehend, true saltwater fly-fishing and the needs associated with it before they spout off with a Bonefishing opinion on a rod formed over a weekend at a lodge. In our closest shootout ever, TroutHunter is our 2012 tippet shootout winner by a hair. Article by Allyn Hodges. czando Well-known member. People also … Thread starter sweetandsalt; Start date Feb 11, 2014; 1; 2; 3; Next. It appears that the Yellowstone Angler shootout series is nearing the release of a new 2011, 8 weight shootout. Please. 2019 4-Weight Shootout - Yellowstone Angler. You may be on to something Brad. We apologize for our lack of recent fishing reports – we have been diligently working on our “Wader Shootout” which has finally been completed! Gave the rod high marks on everything. Our intent was to post the article on our website soon after but somehow time got the best of us, so…. This year’s 8-Weight Shoot Out focused on most of … What matters is how you feel casting any given rod and which is your favorite; they want to hear what you think. There will be winners and … Jul 9, 2018 - /media/wysiwyg/13YA_8WeightShootout_Reel_1.jpg With comments from James Anderson, Josh Edwards, Logan Brown, and Paul Bloch. The test group was ridiculously small. 2019 4-Weight Shootout - Yellowstone Angler. Green Reel. The team at the shop goes into insane detail to show exactly how these rods perform, using the same reel, line, and leader in every test. Give Gift; Back to Top; Post by smp747 on Dec 12, 2016 22:58:55 GMT -8. Yellowstone Anglers’ half-century of fly shop and fly rod experience makes these annual lists invaluable. Over Under. 2016 5wt Reel Shootout from Yellowstone Angler Dec 12, 2016 22:58:55 GMT -8 . The 2016 Yellowstone Angler 5/6 Weight Fly Reel Comparison We know how great the Galvan Torque reels are after seeing how well the Galvan T-8 did in our 8-weight reel shootout. Sep 14, 2018 - The 2016 Yellowstone Angler 5/6 Weight Fly Reel Comparison by: James and George Anderson We learned a lot doing our 8-weight reel comparison back in 2014, but in considering and comparing 5/6 reels, however, there are some categories that are not as important in smaller reels – like ease of drag adjustment, ease of spo… #2 Rated Reel by Yellowstone Anglers Shootout. Reactions to our previous shootouts, coming from all over the world, have been … Go. An ad has been posted on the site for quite some time in anticipation of the release. Next Last. The Yellowstone Angler just released the results of their 2016 5 Weight Reel Shootout. Yellowstone Angler’s 5 weight shootout is a longstanding tradition for gear junkies. Messages 12,120 Reaction score 1,311 Location-Feb 11, 2014 #1 We all look forward to having fun and learning something from George Anderson's Rod Shootouts. Dappled Pool. Then there is the matter of excessive bias which this review, like all Yellowstone Angler's reviews, is littered with. Location . Yellowstone Angler 4 Weight Shootout! Dappled Pool. Yellowstone Angler reviewed the Nautilus XM in depth and it comes in at #2 overall in their rankings. 100% of our funding comes from your gear purchases, so if this shootout helps you on your next fly fishing adventure, please support us by buying your next fly reel … Lots of great new … Show Navigation Hide Navigation. DePuy Spring Creek, (pronounced Dee – Pew), is a free flowing tributary of the Yellowstone River, originating from the the Yellowstone Aquifer. It is, and it’s one of the favorites of our shop staff and guides. This topic has 33 replies, 15 voices, … DePuy Spring Creek » Yellowstone Angler . 2019 4-Weight Shootout - Yellowstone … George Anderson and the staff at Yellowstone Angler put in tons of hours to review dozens of rods, all in the name of creating a list of the best fly rods currently available. I visited Yellowstone Angler two summers ago and the staff asked me if I wanted to cast any rods. A comparison of the year’s best five-weight fly rods. If you are in market for a great light-weight rod, regardless of your budget, you need to read this before. They don't pressure you or even mention the shootout in the store. The team at the shop goes into insane detail to show exactly how these rods perform, using the same reel and line in every test. The DePuy portion of the spring creek is approximately 2.8 … … One hopes you could take their claim that tests are unbiased and purely based on performance. We are not a blog, or a review site, and there are no ads. Trident Fly Fishing is a full service fly shop. I'm not used to being on a forum with as little inactivity (hope that doesn't come … Select Post; Deselect Post; Link to Post; Member. sweetandsalt Well-known member. Show Navigation Hide Navigation. Just realized this post is 6 months old, forgive me for bringing up the dead. By George Anderson / Yellowstone Angler . Home; Board; Blog; Podcasts; Photoblog; Magazine Articles ; Video; Gear Reviews; Ten Tips; About; The Itinerant Angler. Quote. 32, 5-weight rods entire, two leave. They endorse rods they carry and want to make money on. We spend a lot of time testing gear and writing shootouts to give you all of the tools to make your next trip a success. 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