Watercraft | They tell us the GLX is a step below the NRX in lightness and sensitivity, so it's a pretty easy choice for me when the model is available in both the NRX and GLX variants. Events | As a recent convert from being primarily a Sage guy to a now Loomis fan, I am curious about brand loyalty from the very source of these fine rod manufacturers. I've had the ability to get my hands on a G. Loomis/ Shimano Conquest for the past month and I've been asked how they compare to the G. Loomis NRX. Pati, In my opinion its conceptual performance lineage goes like this in 9'/#5's; 2 pc. The S3 I own is much like the Sage XP, a rod trying to duplicate the GLX with a powerful butt section and softer tip. The NRX rods make use of a brand new material that is very different than the ultra high modulus GLX graphite. TackleTour Exclusive: On the Water with the New G.Loomis Conquest Rod Series (continued). You need everything on your side. Can we assume that the new GLX balances better than their NRX counterparts as well? If I was bass fishing, I think the 1/16-1/4 would be very doable on the NRX. Thanks for the help! The Pro 1 is a 8'10" one piece with the same hardware as the GLX. The Search For One: Eclectic Versatility in the 2 Hole. But I haven't had to use it in over 10 years. The NRX was Loomis' successor to the also wildly popular GLX… I only carry one spinning rod. Looks and balances great. Loved that rod. G Loomis NRX+: I own a 4 wt in this rod, and I love it for fishing larger streams, rivers and tailwaters. I fished with that GLX probably 40 days a year for 10 years. Softer tip works for me better. Actually ended up going with a Scott Radian after casting it size by side with Sages X's and the latest Loomis. by capesmallie » Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:09 pm, Post Re: Megabass Destroyer Addermine vs G Loomis NRX 852S JWR Post by mrpao » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:30 am Hey guys, I'm thinking about getting the addermine but was curious how you guys hold your rods and reels. Storage | by hoohoorjoo » Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:46 pm, Post I do like their warranty service. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Both rods are unbelievably sensitive but one (The NRX) is built for ultra-light weight sensitivity while the Conquest is built for Power and Sensitivity. The NRX+ replaces and improves the original NRX, a rod that was considered revolutionary upon its introduction in 2010. The 853 is a fine rod, but the 893 is just right. My first fly rod was a Loomis Premier that I bought at a pawn shop. Out there somewhere is a young dedicated individual with a bit of Rajeff, Green, Seim, and Bartschi plus a bit more that will rock the fly rod industry ...... right? That would make sense, from a marketing perspective. There are at least three of which I'm aware. It's about the tide and the affect it has … It may not display this or other websites correctly. I Have Zero brand loyalty, I find an action of a rod and I base it on that. $699.99. Interviews | This makes them possibly the lightest and strongest rod per model made in the world. It'll be interesting to see how much of a hike they take, and what it will do to their sales. Introducing G.Loomis’ next advancement in graphite rod technology - the NRX Series Spinning Rods are the result of the exclusive NRX construction method, which is completely unique in rod manufacturing, and allows G.Loomis to make the NRX Series at least 15% lighter than similar GLX rods, and up to 20% stronger and more impact resistant as well. I have bought numerous G Loomis rods in the past 20 years and among them have been GLX. by bronzefly » Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:16 am, Post Every Scott I have fished now is above the former for me. The 'G' is on a par with an IM-6 Winnie as far as smooth performance. Walloping wind and cloud cover pack the potential to hinder the performance of even the most experienced tropical fly anglers. by bassm1n » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:07 pm, Post Nti Nano - 4 pc. For what it's worth, I love my legend extremes. Apparel | Tools | Apr 9, 2012 #1 . Swimbaits | Sage might be considered by some to be top dog but that could all change in the next five-10 years. Full cork grips and fuji reel seats with Fuji K-frame guides provide positive grip … The only rod that comes close is the NRX, also by G Loomis. Now G Loomis says I … Despite best laid plans, conditions in saltwater environments have a tendency of sliding sideways in a split second. NRX Fly Rods are made in USA with the nano-resin technology and are 25% lighter in weight and 20% stronger per model than any previous series of fly rods that G. Loomis has made before. Then, instead of keeping it in their product line, they drop it and introduce a new series with glowing but vague promise of bigger-better-faster performance. Good thread. In this article, we introduce G.Loomis NRX+ fly rods with a detailed overview and model-by-model reviews. by Chad Shmukler - Wednesday, Oct 2nd, 2019. NRX CAROLINA RIG. Problem is I just don't know how the GLX and NRX blanks compare - I simply haven't gotten to use them! What should brand loyalty even mean? $450.00 ... item 8 G Loomis NRX 9' 12 Weight Fly Rod 4 Pc Blue Saltwater 1290-4 New 7 - G Loomis NRX 9' 12 Weight Fly Rod 4 Pc Blue Saltwater 1290-4 New. The NRX construction method is completely unique in rod manufacturing - allowing G.Loomis to make the NRX Casting Rods at least 15% lighter than similar GLX rods, and up … I'm a Sage fan first but ultimately will buy the best rod after casting them. Man, I hate those guides! It's a lazy approach imo. Sport consumed me so I got a couple of GL3s, then upgraded to a Metolious, and finally a GLX Streamdance. But I also like the colors Sage uses. I had the new Steez on the one I played with. Mends well, and has plenty of power to cast weightier wet flies, and while not my first choice for dries outside of hoppers/terrestrials, it is up to the task when needed. Sport consumed me so I got a couple of GL3s, then upgraded to a Metolious, and finally a GLX Streamdance. Sage ONE and either stops there or arguably back to Loomis with 4 pc. NRX Inshore. Is it still good or is it changed now?? When I bought the rod there was a lifetime guarantee no matter what. Full cork grips with custom reel seats compliment Fuji SIC K-frame guides for tangle-free use and convenience! There are A lot more Sage rods sold vs Loomis. I like the unsanded blanks as well. by wbook01 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 8:01 am, Post A specialized forum to discuss anything and everything about your favorite or not so favorite fishing rods. IMX PRO MBR. For walleyes, I like my Trout Series GLX, NRX 901JWR and 822DSR. Lures | Hopefully Waxy hooks me up this summer and lets me give them a try. Not putting down the new GLX line, just sayin'. G Loomis NRX 7 foot 1 medium heavy power fast action also known as the 853C JWR is the jig and worm casting rod from G Loomis. GLX - 3 pc. I think G.Loomis has a big gear/bait division and a lot of their advertising budget goes toward that customer base. Photo: G. Loomis. Fantastic bonefish and flats rod!, great for steelhead and bass too!. It seems like every few years a new rod design comes along that legitimately changes the performance paradigm like the G.Loomis GLX, the Sage XP, or the Orvis Helios. That makes it sound like the NRX's are going to take a price jump. GLX MagBass. Reels | Post by Uknowme » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:49 pm Need to pick one of these rods. Price and Applications: The NRX series represents the flagship lineup for G.Loomis and is priced accordingly. I was definitely a Loomis … Site supporters benefits include no ads and access to some additional features, few now, more in the works. Sage and G Loomis both make fine rods, but I haven't cast or fished a Scott fly rod I didn't like. 9’ 8wt. The 822SDSR is among the more expensive rods in the lineup and retails for $475 dollars, which is 25 dollars more than the two 6’8” 802S and 803S spinning rods. What practical differences are there between the GLX 853C JWR and the NRX 853C JWR? Has to be a person on here that has tried both and can give me an opinion. Messages: 419 Likes Received: 7 Location: SE Michigan. Support WFF by upgrading your account. I played with both today and the balance is definitely better on the new GLX in my opinion. If the 893 isn't too long, I'd consider it over the 853 in either NRX or GLX. The G. Loomis NRX, first announced in 2010, is one of the most heralded fly rods of all time. IHere are a few quick observations on the BCR GLX, 2012 JWR GLX, and NRX rods. I mostly fish lighter jigs/pork frogs around moderate cover in smaller lakes (200 acres or less), which means I rarely fish deeper than 15-20 feet. Here in the southeast US, Loomis has Very little presence in comparison to Sage in terms of fly rod availability in shops. The new reel seat feels great and I really like the rear grip. There is not that much price difference between the two. by Gone Phishin » Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:21 pm, Post Thanks to our NRX technology, we've taken the ”it can be tough to feel a bite” out of fishing a Carolina Rig. I recently broke a tip on my GLX spinning rod and sent it back to G Loomis. I've always heard a mixed bag of reviews regarding St. Croix vs G. Loomis in terms of sensitivity. Megabass Destroyer Addermine vs G Loomis NRX 852S JWR. That first year, G. Loomis sold more NRX rods than any prior rod debut. I will usually use it for bottom contact but I like the idea of versatility. The GLX CC is lighter and faster than the non-GLX with Recoil (nickel-titanium) guides and anodized aluminum reel seats with cutouts exposing a graphite insert with the G.Loomis' Skeleton Fish logo. Sage has mostly been and is now strictly fly fishing, they ended their association with other types of fishing many years ago and are exclusively fly fishing. flyfisher4life1. This new graphite is an ultra high density carbon that is infused with Nano Silica resin systems, the result is a blank that is designed to be lighter, more sensitive, and 20% more durable than GLX. Terminal Tackle | It all culminates in this video on G Loomis, Megabass, Shimano, Daiwa, and more! I think the same could be said with St.Croix. I paid $50.00 for the rod. Waders: Stockingfoot protection against holes. by jeb » Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:13 am, Post St. Croix puts out some nice fly fishing products but also a big gear/bait mfger. You must log in or register to reply here. Products come and go, fly shops change what they carry every so many years it seems. The 'other' guys ain't got access to the proprietary graphite that Loomis uses. The discipline of G.Loomis rewards the angler with a new series of fly rods that is superior to the original in every characteristic. Don't get me wrong both have some true gems in their line-up. by bassninja » Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:10 pm, Post The new 2012 JWR GLX rods are more comfortable in hand for me than the NRX rods. by bronzefly » Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:31 am, Post 0 issues with the guides and the line. Rod companies win our loyalty by the excellence of a specific product. I also have a NRX 842S in the stable for sz 7 Jigging Raps/sz 2 Shiver Minnows/1/2oz jigs and boottail plastics. They aren't there yet though, it's the weight that holds them back. Re: loomis nrx vs sage one I personally think the sage one 9ft 5wt is the best dry fly rod one can own. by bassm1n » Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:58 pm, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited. Thomas & Thomas TNT Vs G.Loomis NRX Discussion in 'FlyTyingForums.com, Fly Tying, Trout Fishing' started by flyfisher4life1, Apr 9, 2012. I like what I have. G. Loomis NRX vs. IMX vs. GLX Rods - American Legacy Fishing A GL3 that I have had for over 25 years and a GL2 which I bought when I retired. My personal beef with Scott is them not sanding the blanks. You are using an out of date browser. Be realistic about your fishing style as you choose between these two amazing rods. In terms of sensitivity they feel about the same to me the NRX is a little "crisper" possibly a little more responsive I have only been fishing the new GLX rods for a few days now so the jury is still out. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. Sage rods can be found anywhere on our local rivers in the hands of many a fly fisherman both novice and guide alike; not so with Loomis. G LOOMIS NRX 9ft 8wt 4 piece fly rod, great shape!. It's like trying to recapture the essence of your first girlfriend. Free shipping. This ”drag it across the bottom” technique utilizes a heavy slip-sinker on the main line, above a glass bead and swivel. Lines | Enthusiast | I've got 2 GLoomis rods. Bass casting and spinning rods designed for anglers that prefer our "Classic" Mag Bass and Spin Jig actions! I bought one for my dad as a xmas gift 4-5 years ago and started getting jealous of how nice it was when I borrowed it that I ended up getting my own. Unless you are a recoil hater, I sure can't see not spending the few extra dollars on what Loomis tells us is their premier rod line. Bass casting rods designed for anglers that prefer our "Classic" Mag Bass actions. I prefer the GLX since the makeover and addition of Ti Sic guides in place of recoils. Condition is "Used". 9’ 8wt 4 - G Loomis Crosscurrent GLX Fly Rod. SKY-G might be more in line with the P5 but again I've not cast them together so can't say. by skeletor6 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:38 pm, Post by MTBF » Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:35 pm, Post Have had good customer service from both as well when needed. NRX+ Saltwater. I know the NRX still uses several recoil guides, while the GLX has all SiC guides. JavaScript is disabled. by wbook01 » Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:32 pm, Post Have and use both brands and like them both. item 5 G Loomis Crosscurrent GLX Fly Rod. Nti, was a class unto itself, a technical masterpiece albeit fragile. Those are some pretty big claims! The G.Loomis NRX 852C (continued). Autopsy, Post My first fly rod was a Loomis Premier that I bought at a pawn shop. We've already covered Entry Level to mid-range gear along with Rain Gear and Jig Fishing. Most inshore fishing is done on the flats or in shallow bays around docks or mangroves where getting a bait to the fish and then getting that fish to the boat is a real challenge. If you want to buy a rod like your favorite, you have to chase it through ads, eBay, and pawnshops, or go broke buying the new models from the brand to which you remain loyal. Latest Articles:  by jeb » Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:29 am, Post by Gone Phishin » Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:16 pm, Post Just by the shear numbers you'll see more Sage rods on the secondary market. Why a fly shop carries galvan reels for ten years then drops them and starts carrying another brand I can't say, but probably has something to do with business and/or personal relationships in the industry. Rods | Hello everyone, I'm in the … All my NRX rods are being used with braided lines from Tracer Braid, to Sumurai Braid and Sunline FX2. Scott won me over the first time I fished my A4. I've decided to go with the GLX 893. Impressions: If you pay attention at all to the online discussion forums, you're already aware of the quality control issues that G.Loomis faced on their initial run of NRX sticks. New high modulus blank provides incredible sensitivity, huge weight reductions and power for total fishing control! 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