Originally planned to “test” the RIO Trout Max shooting head using a short 5′ 3″ 4wt Fly Rod. But, grabbed the wrong reel and ended up using the OPST Commando Head Skajit line instead. Works well on a 9′ 5wt, looks like it works well on the short 4wt Fly Rod, too! Facebook Twitter… [read more]
A quick trip to Bethany Lakes using the OPST Commando Head and a backup 9’wt Fly Rod. Setup cast well and made for easy distance casting either Roll Cast, Switch Cast, and other Spey style casts. No Bruisers but did get four fish to take our fishing fly – a Bluegill, a Sunfish, and two… [read more]
Blue River’s catch and release section was stocked recently. Gave it a try, ended up doing a lot of walking and scouting the river. First time fishing the C&R section. Trout are there, next round… plan to take a shorter path and do less walking and more fishing! Was able to fish with the OPST… [read more]
Been itching to try the OPST Skagit Commando Head on our mojo fly rod – Redingtion Classic Trout 9′ 5WT. Put an order in at Red’s Fly Shop, now just waiting for the package to arrive. Concept of spey casting one-handed with a short Skagit head appeals to us. Went with the recommended 200 grain… [read more]
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