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Old 05-01-2012, 09:25 AM
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Old 05-01-2012, 02:40 PM
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Default Re: Rod Love; the Fly Rod Picture Thread

Thanks Jackster,

You know; I have only one Winston rod but I believe it is one of the biggest, fattest, longest, heaviest, rods they made so I really got my monies worth on that one

You too Casey,
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Hey Ard love the rod almost as much as the scenery! That dark green is my favorite rod color with the runner up being a dark brown.
Here's a pair of mine in their natural habitat.
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Great Photo Siskiyoublues! What was that shot at? 1.2??
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Default Re: Rod Love; the Fly Rod Picture Thread

thanks!
and 2.0 with a 28mm I think. maybe 2.8
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Default Re: Rod Love; the Fly Rod Picture Thread

Nice Falk!

I see you are finding your way around the forum & sharing your Love for tackle. Your old Pflueger reels are beautiful. I should welcome you to the forum officially, so...........

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Nice Falk!

I see you are finding your way around the forum & sharing your Love for tackle. Your old Pflueger reels are beautiful. I should welcome you to the forum officially, so...........

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Thank you! I tried tp PM you, don´t know if it worked.
(I have a couple of Hardys too, might post some pics).

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Beautiful picture there, Falk! Makes me want to get out fishing
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Default Re: Rod Love; the Fly Rod Picture Thread

I am done now........ maybe I've been trying to find one of these for a year. This one is coming from the UK and may be here when I return from Pennsylvania. I am not a fan of fast action rods especially in the long rods. The Winston Spey rod has a great action but I have been wanting one that would be similar to my 13' 9 weight in size and weight but with a full flex action.

This rod is a new 1982 13' 9" rated for a #9 line. I'm waiting for the manufacturer to respond to e-mail and tell me what modern line in grains it might need. Trial and error are not an option because I'm putting the Carron Jetstream lines on these rods. I'm thinking in the 75' head length on this one. This line gives you a total 150 foot length and a good head for fly control.

Anyway these are the pictures until I get the rod here. My Cascapedia now has a proper mate

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I look at the bright side, now I have extras if someone else wants to try the big rods
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Gotta love those ferrule plugs...well done!
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