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View Poll Results: What is your favorite fly rod brand?
Scott 14 8.92%
Sage 59 37.58%
Winston 15 9.55%
Orvis 28 17.83%
G. Loomis 7 4.46%
Hardy 4 2.55%
TFO 18 11.46%
St. Croix 18 11.46%
Redington 9 5.73%
ECHO 5 3.18%
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Old 02-01-2009, 06:39 PM
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Im not trying to start any fights here, but im interested to see what everyone's favorite rod brand is. (Sorry i cant get 'em all)
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I love my Sage rods, haveing said that though I also like Winston, Cabelas, and Redingtons, Orvis is pretty good, and so is ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, lol
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Well, I love my Orvis 2 weight Superfine. My personal taste is in a more relaxed casting stroke which the Superfine fills. That's probably why I like glass. Although there are several makes I have not tried yet.
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ORVIS as that is what I have the most of and I don't see my Bamboo brand up there LOL
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I was a die hard Sage man until i tried a 9wt TFO ticr x This rod works very well for me in the wind and waves.
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I can't pick just one! I like Winston for lower wt rods and Sage for higher wt rods.
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I also would not be able to pick just one brand. Different rod companies or different blanks for different uses. Or for what a person feels like using on that outing.
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Truth-be-told, I like Winston in all rod weights. The three BII series of rods cover all of the territory I fish, from the soft action of the small stream BIIt, to the rangy BIIx to the more powerful BIImX series. All three of those series somehow retain the 'Winston Action' many hold dear and none need a line weight or two tweak to make feel right. Besides that, they're made here in Montana and are drop-dead gorgeous!
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I didn't vote 'cuz my rods aren't on the list.

I have a couple of St Croixs and an Orvis, but the majority of my rods are homerolled on blanks from PacBay and Batson. I have a couple of Fenwicks, some lesser known imports, and quite a few vintage rods too.

The rods that I used the most this past season were a PacBay 8wt, a Phillipson 6wt, a Diawa/Locmor 4wt, and a Wright&McGill 4wt.
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I like my Elkhorn 6 wt.


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