A very impressive 10-foot 5-weight from the Loomis team, the NRX+ 5100 features aluminum uplocking hardware and a small fighting butt that looks just right on the rod. Weighing in at 3.14 ounces with a swing weight of 65.7 gm2, it's really more like a 6wt fly rod. G Loomis NRX Fly Rod Review by Kevin Krai. I think you’ll be hard pressed to find a rod that steps up to these varied tasks better than the NRX+ 908. Stability and accuracy  — you’ll feel this on every cast with every rod in the series. There is also a ton of strength in this blank for pulling on large fish. At distance the rod is wonderful and predictable. The casting cadence for this rod is definitely quick, but it defies “fast action stereotypes” in that the timing is intuitive with distinct feel in the line loading moments. Thread starter false cast; Start date Apr 20, 2020; F. false cast Member. Shipping is from their US warehouse, usually about 10 -14 days. We were not disappointed. Its versatility and skillfulness across such a wide range of fly rod techniques is truly unique. You’ll cast it well on the first try, because the flex profile is nice and even with terrific feel delivered to the palm of your hand. It was one of those "yeah, everything has gone to hell in a hand basket" type scenarios for 4 separate grown ass man during the same window. John Duncan:  The NRX+ 890-4 is almost identical to the 790-4 in feel and casting characteristics. Remarkable. If you’re a dedicated tailwater fisherman needing more reach with tippet protection check it out. It’s lighter, faster, crisper, and overall nicer in the hand than the #OG NRX. The NRX+ 790 is an excellent compliment to the rest of the NRX+ lineup and picks up right where the NRX+ 690 leaves off in terms of ability to carry more line with a bigger fly in tougher conditions. the original nrx grey blank and blue whippings quite sort after these days with a following for those wanting to be different but have top gear. Find us on your way to the Yellowstone River Directions. The NRX+ feels like a fishing tool and is capable of strong, confident, uncompromising casting in the correct hands. Home. MPN: 12827-01. This reflects incredible refinement in the tapers and probably a ton of prototyping along the way. It’s a great feeling, but the rod prioritizes this “sweetness” over “versatility,” which it lacks. Try Prime. The rod is light and playful while being uncompromising in its performance. I think I want something that is over standard weight but not way over. At mid-length distances to 40 feet the rod was dreamy and the supple crispness to the blank made me feel totally at ease. Indeed, it swings light for its length. This is not a powerful 4-weight, it is a dry fly tuned rod designed to help anglers create presentation solutions inside of 65 feet. As with other 10-foot rods, I prefer a line with a long taper to give this long single handed fly rod a chance to manipulate the fly line best at distance. You simply do not feel like you’re holding a 10 foot fly rod. The new taper is a nice update for the all new 2020 NRX+ & NRX+ LP rods. The 10-footers in this series may collectively be considered a marvel of fly rod design. For the angler looking for a single handed rod to chase steelhead and salmon without jumping to an 8-weight, this is your stick. This combo weights nothing in your hand and that rod/line combo is a match made in Flip Pallots version of heaven. I'm … G Loomis NRX Saltwater Spinning Rod Review. The NRX+ 1290-4 offers Loomis quality, strength and durability in a 12-weight that does not require a graduate degree in fly casting to operate. [G.Loomis NRX+ fast action freshwater rod pages]. The caster needs a tuned sense of timing and a bit of physical strength to get the most out of this saltwater fly rod. Richard Post:  Single hand steelhead and salmon fisherman take note, there is a new standard 10-foot 8-weight out there and it is the NRX+ 8100. Forums. These are not the same as our bass … The NRX+ 990-4 is a terrific caster with the lightness of the 7 and 8-weights and the characteristic stability of all rods in this series. The NRX+ 490 feels like a true 4-weight, rather than a faster 4-weight that wants a heavier line to perform. The 595 NRX+ is also the most specialized rod in this lineup and it is designed as a light tippet, small fly technical tailwater fly rod. This 5-weight is very capable of handling light tippets in the 6X class with its supple tip and more limber profile. The rod is playful and light casting with a bonefish line and confident and powerful with a heavier weight forward head for throwing wind resistant and heavy flies. They were far from clunky, but they lacked a personality that a rod of that price point should have in my opinion. Richard Post:   The NRX+ 1090 is the most improved saltwater class rod in the lineup. I've had a chance to test the new G Loomis NRX fly rods for several months and the results have been impressive. I prefer this rod to the Asquith 690 as well, mostly on the basis of the full wells grip and small fighting butt. Now I just need to find the right line. Here’s our product review policy and FTC disclosure. One cool new feature Austin was explaining was the new resin technology Loomis is using with this NRX+. My favorite lines were the SA Trout tapers and the Rio Technical Trout line. [G.Loomis NRX+ saltwater rod pages]. New posts. I hate to say it, but this rod is a real quiver killer. The SA Trout tapers were wonderful as well and the NRX+ 490 didn’t seem to prefer one line to the other. Right now.”  Then, it really launches, but without the characteristic stability and loop control offered by the trout rods in this series. G Loomis NRX Plus 9 FT 6 WT Fly Rod - FREE HARDY REEL - FREE FAST SHIPPING ... All combined orders will be shipped UPS Ground. This g loomis glx is in very good condition. examines it. This is one of the only 9 foot 4-weights I’ve picked up that will appeal to both fans of faster and slower rods. The newly redesigned G Loomis NRX+ Fly Rod is a complete redesign of the award winning NRX series rods, featuring a new advanced graphite and resin technology to outperform any other fly rod on the market in feel, action, and versatility. A Rio Gold is a great option as well for the angler looking to throw a slightly larger fly or fish a reasonable indicator rig. It's previous owner decided a 7wt would suit him best. On a scale of 1-100, I would rate this rod a 100. We cast the 7wt NRX+ with the new cortland redfish taper line, and Nautilus XL max reel. This at over 50 feet. Think of a crack on a windshield. I say fortunately because none of us really planned on being there until about 12 hours prior. Faded Fly Template G. Loomis NRX 9' 6wt Fly Rod(Green) NRX 1086-4 This listing is for the NRX in 6wt. Richard Post:  All the 10-footers in the NRX+ lineup are so good and the NRX+ 6100 is cut from the same cloth as the 4100 and the 5100. Leland on Specifications The NRX 590-4 brings new meaning to the word"versatility" G. Loomis has never been one to skimp on components. It comes to you VIA our trade in program. Image not available. (tie) Scott Radian 9 foot #6wt $795.00 Picture Information. Lots of New Rods to Test. This rod tracks and unloads like a 9-footer. Successfully securing a hook-up on the swing is difficult enough. This is a true 6-weight capable of handling sinking and heavy headed lines while feeling very good with a hopper and an all around trout line. This rod would be hard to improve. Fishing Reels. It’s a long range 11-weight, casting best in the 50-90 foot range. Action: Fast . If you're unable to swing into the shop, we'll do our best to answer your questions over the phone and give you confidence buying a fly rod remotely. However, the original NRX rods were not the most buttery to cast. Weight. G loomis NRX 9 6wt (eagle river) $360. $795.00. John Duncan:  There is almost nothing Steve Rajeff does better than design 9’ 4-weights. The 5-wt Gold still casts terrific and offers a bit more command for line mends and roll casts. If you're on the fence about a new saltwater fly rod, you should swing into the shop and cast one of these things. G.Loomis redesigns one of the best rods in the world, NRX and NRX LP get replaced with new materials, taper and color. The NRX seems equal in performance to the Asquith and Radian at mid-range, and better than the Sage X or Zephrus. They flex in perfect concert with the amount of fly line in the air and power applied to the cast. The NRX+ 690 presents a strong argument as the new standard for this style of fly rod. The NRX+ 6wt 9'0" is the ultimate western style fly rod. I cast the 3 weight on the pond at IFTD last year. The NRX+ 383-4 LP is one of those rods with a distinct sweet zone, terrific between 25 and 45 feet, but less than automatic outside of that zone. Share Followers 3. The NRX+ 4100 features an aluminum uplocking reel seat with a smart looking small fighting butt appropriate for its line weight. That first year, G. Loomis sold more NRX rods than any prior rod debut. It is a completely different feeling fly rod from the butt to tip. And we’re here to announce that they’ve made them even better in the NRX+ Series. This is important with a rod of this size. I came back with a Rio Direct Core Tarpon WF10F, which smoothed out the ride considerably, but I still didn’t love the rod. by John Duncan and Richard Post, Telluride Angler. With a dry fly or light nymph rig, however, go with a Rio Gold. Powered by Shopify. To review G. Loomis FLY PRO4x models, please click on … NRX+ LP is the ultimate tool for accurate and effective dry fly presentation. Thread starter Bantam1; Start date Apr 2, 2013; Sidebar. John Duncan:  A superb fishing tool, this rod has endless capability at distance. The rod feels lightest and casts for the greatest distance with a Rio InTouch Gold or SA MPX taper, but the Infinity Taper is a more responsive fly line when the angler is at great distance from the fly. Navigation. The Bruce Chard taper and Rio Outbound lines are good pairings. The rod was good with the Rio Gold, but I liked it a little more with the SA Infinity WF5F (also my favorite line pairing on the Asquith 590). 1) Line speed for all. All 9fters from 3wt to 6wt then they included a 10ft a well until the spey lengths. I could cast this rod all day…until the wind starts blowing. 7. 10-foot rods are always lethal angling tools, but few possess any of the traits of this model:  lightness, refined progressive action, range, touch, loop control, stability. Both the tip and butt are quite stiff. The G. Loomis NRX LP 9’#5 has had a stranglehold on first place in our past three 5-weight Shootouts, but now this rod is gone, replaced with the NRX+ LP, a totally new rod with new materials and a new design that has proven to be outstanding. If you've owned or cast the OG NRX 4 piece rods, you'll know they are some of the best fish fighting tools on the market. Over about 25’, however, the loop control, line speed and touch are marvelous. I have bought numerous G Loomis rods in the past 20 years and among them have been GLX. It’s lighter in hand and “fishes lighter” on the water. It is phenomenal for shaky head, as well as drop shot, and I would never trade it for any other rod for either of these techniques. Richard Post:  This was the most surprising rod to me in the NRX+ lineup. Why? Scott F Series vs. Sage Dart: Comp on the Creek! Starting with fly in hand, it casts laser loops from 10’ to over 90’. G. Loomis NRX+ 6126-4 12’6” 6wt Switch/Spey Fly Rod | 12827-01. These rods take intel gleaned during the research and design of the original NRX rods and pack a … G.Loomis NRX+ LP 690-4 Fly Rod - 9' - 6wt - 4pc - NEW - Free Fly Line. By pharmfisher, June 12, 2020 in Fishing Rods, Reels, Line, and Knots. The cosmetics on these rods are much improved over the NRX. Richard Post:  This is a fun mid-length 3-weight. So yesterday in a chain of extremely fortunate circumstances Derill, Nopes, and I met up with Austin Bacon, our G Loomis rep, to cast the new NRX+ saltwater rods.I say fortunately because none of us really planned on being there until about 12 hours prior. Loop formation was instant and even at all distances with the blank springing to life and encouraging the caster. review by John Duncan, Telluride Angler. For more information, check them out on G. Loomis’ website by clicking right here. It roll casts forever and mends line with agility and precision. New posts Latest activity. The new NRX resin technology has allowed Loomis to produce lighter rods that are considerably stronger than anything on the market. It is terrific both short and long with overhead and Spey-style casting techniques. I settled on the SA MPX WF4F as the best all-arounder for this rod. Wind is still the enemy of the LP, but for a light-touch 5-weight, this rod has few peers. The newly redesigned G Loomis NRX+ Fly Rod is a complete redesign of the award winning NRX series rods, featuring a new advanced graphite and resin technology to outperform any other fly rod on the market in feel, action, and versatility. G.Loomis NRX+ Fly Rods | Model-by-Model Review, 121 W. Colorado Ave PO Box 685 Telluride, CO 81435. What's new. About. No doubt there’s the G Loomis power in the first two sections, but the top two feel like the main ingredient in a Paula Dean recipe (that would be butter for y'all that don't know). Sign up to get the latest on sales, new releases and more…, © 2021 239 Flies. Every one of the IMX Pro fly rods I’ve cast has been a joy, but the 11-foot 11-inch two-handers really stand out. With favor stacked in nature's corner, level the playing field with fishing tools forged to conquer these, and other common variables. The Good. G. Loomis NRX+ Freshwater Fly Rod - 9'0" 6wt 4pc Edgy environmental factors like sustained wind, complex hydraulics, and natural structure all pack the potential to punish productivity. We professionally examine materials and quality of PRO4x Rods. *The G Loomis NRX+ will begin shipping in late November. John Duncan:  This is a physically light rod with explosive casting capability, but like the 11-weight, it’s happiest at distance. G-Loomis NRX 9' 6wt. After making a long overhead cast on the pond, I attempted to roll cast the same length of line without stripping any in. The NRX+ 490-4 is fast, but progressive, flexing evenly with each additional increment of line in the air or power applied in the casting stroke. I give it 3.5 stars because the 5100 is so good and this rod isn’t exactly my speed in a 9-foot 6-inch 5-weight. The NRX was Loomis' successor to the also wildly popular GLX, leaving it with big shoes to fill. I was going to try Wulff BTT, but 200gr seems like it may be excessive on a 6wt. The NRX+ feels like a fishing tool and is capable of strong, confident, uncompromising casting in the correct hands. G Loomis NRX Fly Rod Review by Kevin Krai. [G.Loomis NRX+ LP rod pages] My favorite line for calm day dry fly fishing is definitely the SA Trout Taper. g loomis nrx+ lp 690-4 fly rod : 6wt, 9'0" The newly redesigned G Loomis NRX+ Fly Rod is a complete redesign of the award winning NRX series rods, featuring a new advanced graphite and resin technology to outperform any other fly rod on the market in feel, action, and versatility. Short casts will be tough because the rod doesn’t load and create line speed until the whole head is in the air and the caster applies a double haul. With that said, the 7 and the 11 were  the stand out honeys of the bunch. G. Loomis NRX Plus Spey Rods SKU: $975.00. The NRX+ 4100 is a 10 foot 4-weight that fishes and feels like a 4-weight while providing the angler with extreme mending and reaching ability. I really expected them to feel heavy, but they do not. G. Loomis NRX + Freshwater $ 795.00 – $ 895.00 Select options; G. Loomis NRX+ LP $ 795.00 Select options; G. Loomis Asquith $ 1,100.00 – $ 1,300.00 Select options; G. Loomis IMX Pro $ 525.00 – $ 605.00 Select options; G. Loomis Asquith Spey $ 1,200.00 – $ 1,400.00 Select options; Directions. $450.00 0 bids + shipping . The action was very even and just right for a 3-weight of this length with a subtle crispness. 8. I’m not the kind of angler that is overly impressed by fancy sounding “breakthroughs” in fly rod technologies. review by John Duncan, Telluride Angler. This 10-weight is very approachable to the average trout angler without being a “soft rod” in any way. I've been tarpon fishing in Keys and also spent some time in the Northeast fishing for striped bass and bluefish. Free shipping . After a summary of design characteristics, read our complete casting review for all Loomis Asquith models: 490-4, 590-4, 690-4, 790-4, 890-4, 990-4, 1090-4, 1190-4, 1290-4. I thought, “streamer 6-weight.”  Indeed, this is a magnificent streamer 6-weight, perhaps the best that Loomis offers. I am interested in reviews of the above rod, as I am contemplating a new purchase. Wildly fluctuating water levels and clarity, alternating directional wind, and complex hydraulics are just a few of the familiar factors two-hand casters must regularly overcome. These rods take intel gleaned during the research and design of the original NRX rods and pack a whole new punch to the world of fly fishing. John Duncan:  This is my favorite heavy saltwater rod in the series, the one that feels lightest and smoothest relative to its line weight. It is exceptionally stable and solid through the cast and doesn’t leave you guessing about what it can and cannot do. Loomis NRX+ Fly Rods, Edgy environmental factors like sustained wind, complex hydraulics, and natural structure all pack the potential to punish productivity. ... gear reviews, latest news, product closeouts, and more straight to your inbox. This rod looks like your 401K is killing it and you've got reservations for 2 at The Capital Grille. The extra reach helps with distance casting, line mending, roll casting and lifting a long line off the water for your next cast. 8. Cart Hello Select your address Holiday Deals Best Sellers Customer Service New Releases AmazonBasics Whole Foods Gift Cards Free Shipping Registry Sell Coupons #FoundItOnAmazon Shopper Toolkit … Search G. Loomis:: FLY PRO4x reviews (1 models) Benefits of FLY PRO4x models. It is a little tight in close, but certainly workable. It’s got a softer tip, which actually allows it to load fast for quick casts when fishing in the mud and fish float up unexpectedly. This rod feels more refined and stable than the original LP 590 without losing any of that sweet stable feeling the series is known for. Thu May 28 2020 3:59 am Advertisements . While not as fast as the Hardy Pro-Axis 1pc or G Loomis NRX Pro-1; the Echo Prime 11wt is fast enough to punch through all but the extremely windy days. Unavailable per item Four-season spey anglers face a horde of tricky obstacles. Very few rod and line combinations are sweeter than this model with a Trout Taper. While not as fast as the Hardy Pro-Axis 1pc or G Loomis NRX Pro-1; the Echo Prime 11wt is fast enough to punch through all but the extremely windy days. Home. Reviews Please....G loomis NRX+LP ( 9ft 6wt.) There's not a dead spot in the line up that many rods line are known for. I received my NRX 6wt over the weekend. Design Characteristics of the G.Loomis Asquith Series. G.Loomis IMX PRO Short-Spey Rod Review. In this article, we introduce G.Loomis NRX+ fly rods with a detailed overview and model-by-model reviews. Design Characteristics of the G.Loomis Asquith Series. The original NRX Series from G. Loomis contains some of our favorite rods we’ve ever fished. $795.00 . But mint. NRX 144/6-4 FLY G - At 12' 0" for #5/6 line, (360 grain Scandi - 400 grain Skagit), this rod is at the very light end of the spey rod range. The PRO4 presented dry flies as well as it handled drifting nymphs off a sink-tip line. The strong butt section will be useful for tarpon, large permit, adult dorado, trophy roosterfish and large stripers, all which push the boundaries for a 10-weight fly rod. A phenomenal rod that is ready to go to the big rivers and play with hard fighting anadromous fish, check this stick out for your next steelhead or salmon trip. So yesterday in a chain of extremely fortunate circumstances Derill, Nopes, and I met up with Austin Bacon, our G Loomis rep, to cast the new NRX+ saltwater rods. To fish hoppers, stoneflies or nymph rigs, load it with a Rio Gold. By Louis Cahill The IMX Pro Short Spey may be the best bargain in fly-fishing. Brand: G. Loomis NRX+ LP is the ultimate tool for accurate and effective dry fly presentation. It gives the angler a longer reach with light flies and touch required to present these flies to highly selective fish. That first year, G. Loomis sold more NRX rods than any prior rod debut. I paid $50.00 for the rod. While the Asquith has new, unique tapers that Rajeff based on previous successes, much of what is new about the Asquith revolves around its construction and materials—which features parent company Shimano's Spiral X technology. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. The Gold helps cut the wind, too, because it generates more momentum at short and mid distance. John Duncan:  The light tipped design of the 10’ 4-weight makes it castable all day for the high stick nympher or float tube angler. Rods are repaired. Free shipping . It is time to step it up and to take a look at one of the nicest rods I have ever had the pleasure of putting my hands on – The G Loomis NRX Saltwater Inshore spinning rod. The SA MPX is probably the best overall line for this rod as the ½ size heavy head loads the blank more deeply and the long rear taper offers substantial control at distance. These rods are not just a little more accurate. It is light in hand and throws over the horizon, but what’s truly remarkable is how the finely tuned taper casts equally well at short and medium distances. G.Loomis PRO4x FLY rods reviews and tests. Spey Gear Reviews The New Gloomis PRO4X 11' 6" 9wt spey rod! Casting accuracy is tremendous because there is so little lateral sway through the stroke. The NRX+ LP 690 rolls out line so casually and confidently it gives you a feeling of relaxation. Orders will be shipped on a first come first served bases. $975.00. With a … This new fly rod and spinning rod series from G. Loomis uses Nano Resin technology to make a product that is truly like nothing else on the market. John Duncan:  This rod has that addictive, springy feel that makes the LP series so compelling. G. Loomis has raised the bar on fly rod design with their new series of NRX single-hand fly rods and NRX Spey rods. Richard Post:   The NRX+ 990 has a very steep taper and casts like a traditional saltwater 9-weight, noticeably lighter in hand than the GLX or NRX but with a feel that is reminiscent of these models. As with the 4100, my favorite line on this rod is the SA MPX WF5F. We’ve long found the notion of ‘switch’ rods to be a bit misleading. There isn’t a ton of feedback offered to the caster as the rod loads, but the end result is automatic. THIS IS NOT THE CASE WITH THE NRX+! Richard Post:  Take notice of the NRX+ 10-foot trout rods. This is a lightweight and steady little 3-weight that casts with great accuracy and touch. If you’re inclined to fish an indicator, I would look at another 4 weight, but for the GLoomis dry fly aficionado, give this rod a cast. $35 handling fee plus $75 for each broken section – a normal total of $110. You can save on shipping by having your items combined. This 6wt is designed to chuck a large foam indicator fly with a dropper on western rivers. This is a stiff fly rod, however, clearly designed for aggressive casting and heavy headed lines. This rod is surprisingly pleasant to cast overhead, throwing long, stable and predictable loops that provide the caster with a commanding sense of control and ease. They'll beat a big fishes ass in a heart beat, and you can abuse the rod while doing so. Extremely nice fly rod perfect for Alaska. Less swing weight means less wear on the caster and hopefully more wear on the fish. The original NRX 9’ 4-weight was one of our favorites in that series, but the new model surpasses it in every category:  range, accuracy, line speed, touch and loop control. 1) Line speed for all. In general, I tend to look past 10 foot 4-weights and write them off as one note nymphing rods. Shimano Reels. Richard Post:  The NRX+ LP 690 was my favorite rod of the new NRX+ LP lineup. WFF. It casts a Rio Direct Core Tarpon line very well beyond 50 feet, but needs a Rio Outbound or other short, heavy-headed line to work in close. I have smaller hands, so maybe that is part of it. Feeling this rod load and cast is something special and it gave me the warm fuzzy feeling I get with rods I’ve fished for a decade or more. So light and springy, incredible! Somewhere between Loomis' NRX and NRX LP, though likely closer to the LP. After a bit of casting, I decided I really like the half-wells. It is a good, even flexing fast 9 foot 5-weight with an action that falls somewhere between the NRX+ LP and the Asquith. It swings so well overhead and roll casts like a demon, I’d love to take this thing up to the Miracle Mile when the fish are on the move. The saltwater rods in this series will particularly appeal to old school saltwater casters, those who value power over any other trait and aren’t afraid to put some muscle into the casting stroke. I felt right at home with this rod in my hands and welcomed the wonderful feeling of power transmission and stability through the cast. I recommend it with an SA Trout Taper (Amplitude Smooth is my favorite version), or a Rio Technical Trout, especially with larger flies in the size #10-14 range. Bantam1 Shimano Rep. Sep 13, 2007 2,128 731 Irvine, CA Name Dan Boat N/A Apr 2, 2013 #1 Introducing our new NRX Inshore spinning rods. Compared to any other 10-foot 7-weight, this rod wins in every category of performance. Edgy environmental factors like sustained wind, complex hydraulics, and natural structure all pack the potential to punish productivity. It requires a heavy line for optimal loading, like a Rio Flats Pro or SA Grand Slam. With favor stacked in nature's corner, level the playing field with fishing tools forged to conquer these, and other common variables. Home. In other words (cue the history channel meme guy)..... SCIENCE! I have a fairly good feel for Loomis rods. Casting Accuracy. A perfect length in my opinion for Southern Appalachian freestones, the Wisconsin Driftless zone and Western meadow streams with small dries and terrestrials. Loomis has produced a 7-weight that is smooth casting, very stable and highly versatile. So this stuff basically keeps stress fractures in the rods from spreading and ultimately adds incredible durability. If you own and NRX LP 590-4 and wonder if the 6-weight is a chip off the same block, the answer is yes. Length: 12'6” Line Weight: 6 . With a Rio Gold the rod was superb and exuded the qualities of a true all around 4-weight for trout. The NRX+ 7100 is best in class for its line weight and length. They don’t “cast themselves,” however. In my opinion, the rod is not substantially different in fundamental action, just much more efficient. © Copyright 2021 Telluride Angler 121 W. Colorado Ave PO Box 685 Telluride, CO 81435 1 (800) 831-6230 All rights reserved.Privacy PolicyWebsite by WEBDOGS. Specific Rod Details. General Forum. SCOTT CENTRIC rods have arrived! What I will tell you is that this stick has a beaming personality. The NRX+ 690 doesn’t have the dry fly loving action of the LP, but it feels more appropriate for larger flies and challenging conditions. It flexes a little deeper than the 383-4 or 486-4, using the whole rod to generate significant line speed. More importantly, the Asquith has a quick, responsive, progressive action that lets you effortlessly load the rod—and feel that load—throughout your casting range. I can assure you this rod is in near perfect condition. The “X” that we see in the NRX and other G Loomis rods stands for technology. I haven’t picked up anything like it before. G. Loomis 9' 5wt NRX+ LP vs. Douglas 9' 5qt Sky G: I came looking for a dry fly focused 5wt that could still handle the rest of the show with aplomb. They call it "Self Propagating Resin" and what is does is incredible and worth noting. John Duncan:  Simply stunning. The NRX+ has three sub-categories of rods: the NRX+ LP, which offers a slower action for dry fly anglers and slow-tempo casters; the NRX+ freshwater series, offering fast action fly rods for trout, salmon, steelhead, bass, pike and other species (line weights 4-8); and saltwater rods in line weights 7-12. Richard Post:  I can’t say enough about the 10-foot NRX+ rods. 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