AntiRevolution Spey Swivel, Hardy DD Reel, Sinkets, Metal Detector

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Josh's AntiRevolution Spey Swivel
"Offering a new level of inner peace for all Spey fishers." Some days of casting with a Spey outfit are easier than others. Days when you get a lot of tangles in your shooting line are never easy.  Casts which produce balls of knitting jammed up against your first stripping guide impair your concentration and pretty quick other faucets of your casts suffer as well.
Most Spey casts involve circular motions with the rod, which have a habit of twisting the line. Some types casts may put a full revolution of twist in your line each cast.  As you work down stream through a piece of water, possibly fifty or more revolutions in your line may result.  Pretty quick your shooting line is so twisted that executing a cast without tangles becomes nearly impossible.
There are several methods used for un-twisting a Spey line. Undoubtedly you have your method. Some while back, Josh Linn decided to eliminate the problem altogether. After a lot of trial and adaptation, Josh perfected a way of installing a small barrel swivel between the shooting head and the shooting line. This eliminates line twist and make tangles in a shooting line virtually a thing of the past.
My prediction is that the AntiRevolution Spey Swivel will be the most copied Spey innovation of the next 10-years, because if you don't have one in each Spey line, you will have tangles. No one wants more tangles. The AntiRevolution Spey Swivel is the best answer for reducing tangles caused by line twist.
You can make own. We have all of the proven parts, and will teach you how.
Each new Spey Shooting Head / Shooting Line Combo purchased during the next 30-days will include a Josh's AntiRevolution Swivel installed at no extra charge.
Josh's AntiRevolution Spey Swivels are all hand assembled. Each swivel is thoroughly inspected. Each loop system is made in our store and is tested to withstand 30-pounds of pull-pressure. No claim is made beyond that.
Fishing tackle succumbs to wear and tear and user errors. It is up to the user to inspect his/her tackle continually during each fishing cycle. Every one of our guides and fishing employees has tested this swivel system extensively under actual steelhead fishing conditions, and their feed-back and input has been very helpful and greatly appreciated. It is easy when you live in Oregon.
You just go to your community rivers and test stuff on fresh steelhead. Simple as that!
Stock Number Description Price
JOSHx1 Josh's AntiRevolution Spey Swivel Each $9.95
JOSHx3 Josh's AntiRevolution Spey Swivels 3 for $29.50

Hardy Ultralite Disc Drag Reels  
Compatible with monofilament shooting lines!
4000 6000 8000 10000
5000 7000 9000
The Ultralite DD range of fly reels infuses the legendary strength of Hardy fly reel design into an ultra large arbor, lightweight design that is both supremely practical and aesthetically stunning.
Strong yet lightweight design
Reel back up-screwed through frame for maximum security
Wide ranging advanced fiber composite drag system
6061 bar stock aluminum construction
Tool-less conversion from left to right hand wind
Ultra large arbor / narrow width spool design
Quick release captive spool system
Supplied with neoprene pouch
About six months ago I received a Hardy Utralite 8000 Disc Drag Reel, which was subsequently loaded with TUF Line XP backing and Varivas Airs shooting line. This reel was the perfect weight for a 6-weight Spey outfit. Various Scandi and Skagit heads have been used in the 350-500 grain sizes. At first I thought the reel looked a little large in diameter for a 12 1/2 rod. Not long after that the extra large arbor proved itself by preventing excessive memory in the mono shooting line, plus the rate of line retrieve was incredibly quick. The reel has a "full frame" cage which makes it a big hit with anglers who use monofilament shooting lines which have a habit of  not working so well with "half-frame" reel designs. To date (03/14/12) this reel has been on the water 72 days without a malfunction of any kind. It has been dunked numerous times and stays wet for days on end. The drag stays smooth and predictable. The reel has been used by clients and gets banged around a bit, but shows little wear. This is a great product. See the video below.  Mark

Hardy Ultralite 4000 Disc Drag Reel
Model Line Backing Weight Diameter To Top
4000 DD WF5F 60 yd. #20 4.83 oz. 3.74"
Choose winding hand.
Stock Number Description Price
HEUD010 Hardy Ultralite 4000 Disc Drag Reel $199
HSUD010 Hardy Ultralite 4000 DD Spool $119

Hardy Ultralite 5000 Disc Drag Reel
Model Line Backing Weight Diameter To Top
5000 DD WF6F 80 yd. #20 5.18 oz. 3.93"
Choose winding hand.
Stock Number Description Price
HEUD020 Hardy Ultralite 5000 Disc Drag Reel $219
HSUD020 Hardy Ultralite 5000 DD Spool $129

Hardy Ultralite 6000 Disc Drag Reel
Model Line Backing Weight Diameter To Top
6000 DD WF8F 100 yd. #20 5.29 oz. 4.11"
Choose winding hand.
Stock Number Description Price
HEUD030 Hardy Ultralite 6000 Disc Drag Reel $239
HSUD030 Hardy Ultralite 6000 DD Spool $139

Hardy Ultralite 7000 Disc Drag Reel
Model Line Backing Weight Diameter To Top
7000 DD WF9F 100 yd. #20 5.43 oz. 4.29"
400 gr. Skagit 125 yd. TUF Line Choose winding hand.
Stock Number Description Price
HEUD040 Hardy Ultralite 7000 Disc Drag Reel $249
HSUD040 Hardy Ultralite 7000 DD Spool $149

Hardy Ultralite 8000 Disc Drag Reel
Model Line Backing Weight Diameter To Top
8000 DD WF9F 150 yd. #20 8.74 oz. 4.48"
500 gr. Skagit 125 yd. TUF Line Choose winding hand.
Stock Number Description Price
HEUD050 Hardy Ultralite 8000 Disc Drag Reel $279
HSUD050 Hardy Ultralite 8000 DD Spool $159

Hardy Ultralite 9000 Disc Drag Reel
Model Line Backing Weight Diameter To Top
9000 DD WF9F 190 yd. #20 9.10 oz. 4.77"
600 gr. Skagit 150 yd. TUF Line Choose winding hand.
Stock Number Description Price
HEUD060 Hardy Ultralite 9000 Disc Drag Reel $299
HSUD060 Hardy Ultralite 9000 DD Spool $169

Hardy Ultralite 10000 Disc Drag Reel
Model Line Backing Weight Diameter To Top
10000 DD WF10F 240 yd. #20 9.66 oz. 5.05"
750 gr. Skagit 200 yd. TUF Line Choose winding hand.
Stock Number Description Price
HEUD070 Hardy Ultralite 10000 Disc Drag Reel $349
HSUD070 Hardy Ultralite 10000 DD Spool $179

Direction for us to follow before we ship your reel or spool:
Please specify which hand you prefer to wind your reel with,
so we may set the retrieve direction for you.

Please specify if you wish us to install a fly line on your new reel or extra spool. Then make your selection from
the
Fly Line Section. We will install the proper size
and amount of
Micron Backing at no extra charge.


Sinkets     Products Essential For Fishing Your Flies Sub-Surface

Snake River Mud Brass Head Soft Weight Deep Soft Weight
Twist-on "Help for the split-shot blues." Xink
These items help get your flies deeper in the water. Products such as Xink and Snake River Mud de-grease your leader and/or fly to penetrate the surface tension of the water. Twist-ons, Brass Head Soft Weight and Deep Soft Weight add lead or tungsten to add weight to your leader or fly.

Loon Snake River Mud Paste Fly Sink
A multi-purpose sink paste for leaders and flies. Snake River Mud helps flies sink by breaking the surface water tension and will also camouflages leader by removing the shine. This biodegradable paste won't harm the environment, or discolor your leader. 1/4 ounce
FEATURES:
Sinking paste
Helps flies so to the bottom faster
Removes shine from tippet and leaders
Item Description Price To Top
F0247 Loon Snake River Mud Paste Fly Sink $6.50

Loon Brass Head Soft Weight
Just like Deep Soft Weight, this sinket is a Tungsten-based alternative to toxic lead-based products. With a brass color, it is perfect for making your own bead head nymphs right on-stream. It is both biodegradable and reusable. This stuff helps weight streamers, steelhead and salmon flies as well as nymphs. Soft weights tend to squish between rocks where split-shots get hung-up between rocks. Brass Soft Head Weight and Deep Soft Weight are used the same way. Deep soft weight is dull grey in color. Brass Head soft Weight is shiny on purpose.
FEATURES:
Tungsten putty weight
Non-toxic
Non-lead
Reusable
Brass color
Can be used as temporary bead head for nymphs
Item Description Price To Top
LN201 Loon Brass Head soft Weight $8.95

Loon Deep Soft Weight
A reusable non-lead putty that can be used in any amount and shaped into many configurations. Deep Soft Weight is more snag free than any kind of lead weight and saves the angler some aggravation of re-rigging after break-offs. This is the most "Earth Friendly" sinker material out there.
Item Description Price To Top
F0105 Loon Deep Soft Weight $8.95


Xink Liquid Fly Sink
A liquid wetting agent that breaks the water surface-film and sinks both leaders and unweighted flies. Very handy when fishing any kind of wet flies. When flies are treated with Xink water will penetrate the fly instantly on first contact. Air bubbles are gone. Materials like marabou and hackle flow with more life-like movement for fooling the fish. When applied directly from the bottle Xink is mess free.
Claimed by George Gerke to be wetter than water. Bares contemplation doesn't it.

Item Description Price To Top
GEHZINK Xink Liquid Fly Sink $3.95


Twist-on lead strips in a match book
Twist-ons are compact to carry, require no tools to install and are aerodynamic to cast. You can use partial Twish-ons for a small amount of weight or multiple Twist-ons for heavy weight. Twist-ons are reusable.
When using Twist-ons with fine leader, it is best to place them above a blood knot, or surgeon's knot to keep them in place.

Item Description Price To Top
TWISTON Twist-on lead strips in a match book $2.70


Metal Detector Steelhead Flies
Blue and Black Chartreuse and Black Red and Orange
Marty Sheppard is one of the most talented and personable guides that works our local rivers. In the past, he has filled our counter book with client pictures holding winter steelhead. Even during periods of low, extremely clear water, and sparse numbers of fish, he seems to score. He says his secret, is the flies that he developed with his good friend Josh Linn, the Metal Detector series. Special materials make these flies glow from the inside out and give them a lot of enticing action. The goal of the Metal Detector series was to develop a big fly without all the materials that soak up water and make casting such a chore. Bucktail makes up much of the bulk of these flies and it does not absorb water to weigh it down during the cast. Bucktail is somewhat buoyant and has ton of action because it does not clump together while it fishes. The polar chenille body makes these flies translucent and once again it has very little water absorption, The collar is marabou and everyone knows Steelhead love the taste of marabou! Metal Detectors are stinger flies. A short shank, red Gamakatsu hook is trailed in the rear of the fly on a special cable attachment. There are few short strikes on Metal Detectors.

Metal Detector Fly, Blue and Black
These colors are proven for winter steelhead under any overcast weather conditions and is especially effective for late winter fish. This color combination is a consistent producer with good to fair water clarity and is also a good choice when the river is off color.

Item Description Size Price To Top
06573-02 Metal Detector Fly, Blue and Black 2 3 For $10.50

Metal Detector Fly, Chartreuse and Black
Spring Chinook love the color chartreuse and this fly was tied to fish for the returning Salmon. At the end of the season it did its job on the "springers", but the surprising result was how very effective it was on the fresh run of spring Steelhead! A must have color for April through June.

Item Description Size Price To Top
06574-02 Metal Detector Fly, Chartreuse and Black 2 3 For $10.50

Metal Detector Fly, Red and Orange
This fly is proven in hooking steelhead in all weather conditions with good water clarity. Red & orange is extremely effective in bright sunlight. As with all "metal detectors" the polar chenille body makes all of these flies glow from the inside out, and with this one, it is electric!

Item Description Size Price To Top
06575-02 Metal Detector Fly, Red and Orange 2 3 For $10.50

Fish long & prosper,
Mark, Patty & Crew

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