When I was tying my Cascade doubles I also tied a few with green butts but I have never fished with a green butt cascade & wondered if it makes any difference or not to catches.
It would be good to hear opinions on this as I like the look of the fly with the green butt which I used Varivas...
Here is pattern #6 for my MSA "desert island" auction fly box.
This legendary fly goes back decades and has proven to be a killer in many rivers around the world and is effective in different water conditions and from the beginning of the season through to the end.
The butt colour is...
One of a kind CND GT 9/10/11 rod with 2 butt sections, butt 1 makes up a 15footer, butt 2 makes up a 13,5” rod, rod is used and in good condition, no tube, 650 Euro or best offer, pm for pics, rod was custom built by myself
From a photo of a stunning original circa 1870 from an amazing dated wallet Davie McPhail had in his possession for a while.
A complicated body even by Owenmore standards!
Note the tail OVER the butt and the jay as a collar.
Not many flies from me at the mo as my tying room is like a pizza oven...
Hardy demon 15ft 10wt 3 piece salmon rod (old model) £225
Hi,you are looking at my ad for my hardy demon 15ft salmon fly rod,this is the older more sought after 3 piece model,the rod is in very good condition & comes with original bag and tube,it also comes with an extra butt section as i broke...
I have unfortunately broken my cps and I need the butt section, if anyone has a broken one I would be happy to pay for the butt section.
Failing that, if anyone has a full rod please drop me a pm.
Looking for a spey line to suit this rod purchased during the close season. The rod is rated 8/9 and can be used as a small double hander with the butt extension or as a single hander.
My plan is to use this mainly as a DH during the summer months on smaller rivers.
I have a 2D 8/9 Snowbee...
Davie McPhail posted this one on Youtube recently so with apologies here's my go at it
Tag - Oval Copper
Butt - GloBrite #4
Tail - Red Floro fibre
Rear Hackle - Yellow cock
Rib - Copper wire
Body - Copper Tinsel
Wing - Black Fox. Red Krystal Flash, Copper Flashabou
Front Hackle - Black hen...
Century 15 footer - used twice, maybe three times (don't fish rivers big enough nowadays), with the fast butt (still in its shipping wrapper!) as well as the standard spey butt, plus the matching Monteith multi-tip spey line (casts brilliantly on the rod - have had the entire line out and...
Century Stealth 14ft 8/9/10 Double butt
Rod is in excellent condition.
8/9/10 Butt section gives more of a through Action, and the 9/10 transfers it to a more mid to tip.
Looking for £250
Stealth 14' #8/9/10 Double Butt - Century Online Shop