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Old 03-23-2013, 08:00 AM
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Default Re: Length rod

Fly rods are required to perform 2 different functions, casting a line and fighting fish.
Unfortunately what make for a good casting rod also makes it a less than desirable fish fighting tool.
When wading/ on you feet you can compensate for this, but in a boat you're stuck in position. This is where the leverage of a shorter becomes more important especially when targeting larger fish.
You're not doing yourself any favors by fishing a long rod in a boat.
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