Originally Posted by Frank Whiton
I think the Best of the West contest have a very simple format that may be the best for fishermen. Everyone uses the same rods and lines making it a contest of casting skill instead of equipment.
You are so right on the showing of skills, but as far as the same rods. They do offer 3 or 4 choices. I was surprised last year the TFO was one and guess what...TFO and St Croix are tho be used this year. Two mid range rods stepping up to the plate.