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Old 08-06-2007, 05:59 PM
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Default Re: Cast my new fly rod today

That first cast is always pretty cool. By coincedence, I got a new rod on August 3rd. It's a Sage SLT 389 5 pc that I picked up as a demo from a shop here for 500 even (655 retail). Is it ever SWEET! After a couple of casts in the yard, I was able to lay out 50 feet of line. I really like the relaxed, laid back style this rod has - it's classified as medium-fast. I'm headed out tommorow to try it on some browns about an hour from here in the Jemez Mtns and am planning on really giving it a workout on the San Juan for 3 days weekend after next. We'll see how those "footballs" like a 3 wt
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