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Old 07-16-2012, 09:09 AM
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Default Re: Some more thread work.

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Originally Posted by wt bash View Post
Some called him Broken Leg Stevie, he's a party boat fixture down by A.H. and was a regular when the Freddy C was still worth going out on. He was the first builder that I had seen do realy intricate butt wraps but nothing like your pattern there. He built me an ultralight baitcaster that had the guides twist so the top third were completely under the blank, anyhow the Freddy went offshore and he wrapped up a jigging rod in the same configuration and let me try it out. Not four swings into it did I hook up with a little longfin and broke in the rod for him. I thought you might know of him cause he's right in your area. Good dude too, total fish head!
I have a few rods that I wrapped with that spiral guide setup. Some guys swear by it. I personally don't feel much difference when fighting fish but it looks pretty cool.
I figure you could use a little memory from home, here's a box of meat from yesterday morning
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