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Mike Barrio
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« on: April 13, 2011, 20:34:47 PM »

Hi folks Cool dude

Our latest fly line, the Barrio GT90 is now available online at http://www.flylineshop.com/

I'm really excited about this one, it is an excellent fly line and feedback from the folk that have tried it has been amazing! ............ I had orders in my inbox within minutes of uploading the details on to the website eek



The new Barrio GT90 longbelly fly line is great for traditional trout fishing tactics. We have moved the weight slightly more forward in this design compared to the GT140 series and this careful weight distribution within the new 90 ft fly line makes it very easy to cast and control. The "Mushy Pea" light olive colour is excellent for a stealthy approach to wary, selective fish and is very subtle in the air with minimal line flash, yet nice and visible on the water surface to the angler.

Smooth and supple, effortless casting, the new Barrio GT90 lies nice and straight on the water. An excellent all rounder, the line roll casts, lifts off and mends with ease and is suitable for anglers of all levels of casting ability.

Best wishes
Mike
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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2011, 21:37:27 PM »

Nice colour Mike thumbs up
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« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2011, 22:19:01 PM »

Hi Mike, really happy with my GT90. I only got it out yesterday for the first time. Loads up good and fly's out of the eyes of the rod. Well impressed. Thanks, John. very happy
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« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2011, 06:17:00 AM »

Yes got to agree , I am not the best of casters but this line rolls out easily .
Thanks Mike , tired it out  a few  times now and very pleased with it .

Cheers , Pete
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« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2011, 08:34:23 AM »

We had a little demo with the GT140 at our Flyfish Club last night and the members were very interested and enthusiast !
Think you might get some more orders (and fans) from Holland Mike... very happy
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« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2011, 17:16:39 PM »

Great stuff Sieger thumbs up

Best wishes
Mike
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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2012, 22:26:33 PM »

Following some rigorious testing time to post a wee update on my recent aqusition my #5 GT 90.

Plenty troots have helped make the testing positive along with the about best March river trout fishing (on a water near me)i've experienced.
Weather conditions have been unbelievable however strong downstream winds towards the latter end of the week offered the kind of scenarios perfect for line testing (sadly a little frustrationg for fishing)
Fish up to 2lb 12oz (plenty over the two pound mark  thumbs up) helped make things interesting along with the pound plus and smaller brethern that came along to break up the boredom.  very happy

Line turned over excellently in all but the strongest gusts when sadly a switch to downstream tactics were called for (yup i know almost like spinning but needs must  wink)
Roll casts effortless, mends easy, and colour in the very low very clear water another plus.

Thin running line made distance casts easy, although to be fair most of the testing was at 'fishing at my feet' and 'just over there' distances.

A couple of seatroots came along to help test the 'sudden burst of speed scenario' (well ok so did a lot of these troots given the fact that they are all in excellent condition and mostly in fast well oxygenated water where they shouldn't really be until May. Fact that fish don't read books.

Only down sides were the loss of four trophy troots (3lb plus) albiet one was down to the fact i was trying to take underwater photies of the fish instead of concentrating on landing it.  The others were down to, well let's call it bad luck, although Vivaris 2200bl curved barbless hooks are also in the dock.  Kamasan B100's for the next wee while just to be on the safe side.  oh well
Nicked the line about 20 feet in as well which is a wee bit annoying (repair advise greatfully recieved, although buying another line is the best one i can come up with  lots of laughs)
Still fishing it to destruction is the next step (well after a good bit of testing on the lochs, which if the river's keep up should be around mid June sometime  thumbs up)

All in all very pleased with all aspects of the line, one of the best i've fished with certainly on the running water stakes.

Allan
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« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2012, 23:43:16 PM »

Some pics to back up the report hope they're ok.

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« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2012, 00:13:21 AM »

Hi Allan thumbs up

Thanks for the great feedback! ....... Looks like you've had a good start to the season Cool dude

Nice photos too, some cracking looking fish there Cool dude

Cheers
Mike
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« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2012, 06:22:03 AM »

Nice pics Allan thumbs up loving the top one especially.
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« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2012, 10:36:15 AM »

 worthy worthy
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« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2012, 10:39:04 AM »

Thanks Guys.

Should be back out over this weekend, hopefully the cold snap hasn't spoiled it.
Noel give's a shout if you fancy a blast at the running water or that wee loch we know.

Cheers

Allan
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