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- Love of the outdoors ever since birth.
Now I learn about rocks.
Avid hiker, backcountry camper, traveler, photographer.
- SE Michigan
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- University of Michigan Student - Geology Major
weatherwar liked post by plecain On thread : Reels from China :-) on eBayReally? Who's going to be doing the seeing? The fish? Other fisherman? And they'd (the fish or fisherman) really care? I have $10 reels and $300 reels. I have $20 fly rods and $700 fly rods. I...Liked On: 04-18-2015, 11:24 PM
Posted On: 11-16-2012, 09:35 AMweatherwar liked post by tedwin183 On thread : General Discussion for SmallmouthI agree, a Redington CT 4wt and a 7 or 8 wt BVK or St. Croix Imperial would run around $425. Of course, then you have the price of two reels and two lines then...Liked On: 02-16-2015, 10:24 AM
Posted On: 02-14-2015, 09:03 PMweatherwar liked post by justbencatchin On thread : General Discussion for SmallmouthAnother option would be to get two quality rods that retail for less than the recon, that way you would still be able to have a 4 wt. for trout and panfish and a 7 or 8 wt. for bass and steelhead. I...Liked On: 02-16-2015, 10:23 AM
Posted On: 01-31-2015, 11:56 AMweatherwar liked post by williamhj On thread : Number 7,004: Building my first fly rod with some friends! Need some helpI put some answers in your post below. There are some great rod builders on this site so I'm sure some of them will weigh in. Be sure to keep us posted on your progress.Liked On: 01-29-2015, 07:34 PM
Posted On: 01-29-2015, 02:30 PMweatherwar liked post by fredaevans On thread : Curious: What if you break a warrantied rod which is out of production?Ahhh, LL Bean, been around for 100 years for a good reason. When I buy I don't even look at the price, I don't care. If there is an 'issue' you'll have to tell them 'what happened' and they'll...Liked On: 01-26-2015, 07:17 PM
Posted On: 01-26-2015, 07:12 PMweatherwar liked post by trout trekker On thread : Curious: What if you break a warrantied rod which is out of production?The deal breaker isn’t having to settle for another rod, it’s that the warranty is only good as long as the company survives. I’ve got some Rancho Cordova era Powell’s that went for seven and some...Liked On: 01-26-2015, 07:16 PM
Posted On: 01-26-2015, 06:43 PMweatherwar liked post by sweetandsalt On thread : 2015 Yellowstone Angler 5-Weight Shoot-OutEasy to criticize but hard to execute, I remain a supporter of Anderson's Shootouts. I test cast plenty of rods comparatively on my own at Shows, shops and among my friends quivers. I have my own...Liked On: 01-14-2015, 05:20 PM
Posted On: 12-29-2014, 09:45 PMweatherwar liked post by cletus On thread : 2015 Yellowstone Angler 5-Weight Shoot-OutI suggested this after previous iterations of the Shoot-Out but I think it would be helpful if they allowed the rod companies to submit a line for their particular rod. I know they are striving for...Liked On: 01-14-2015, 03:50 PM
Posted On: 12-27-2014, 12:28 PMweatherwar liked post by ejsell On thread : When to use "Sucker Spawn"crystal meth sucker spawn fly has been my go to fly since early fall. I've been using it as a dropper off of a bead head nymph or egg to get it down. I'll probably stick with it until late spring.Liked On: 01-14-2015, 10:53 AM
Posted On: 01-12-2015, 10:17 AMweatherwar liked post by Bigfly On thread : Fishing and One's prideDozens of guys have told me how experienced they were, only to display a lack thereof. Not one woman ever has....... I think it's a guy thing...and not just young ones. JimLiked On: 12-16-2014, 07:25 PM
Posted On: 12-15-2014, 01:46 PMweatherwar liked post by itchmesir On thread : It's That Time Again, What Was Your Best Fishing Experience of 2014?There were no shortage of good days on the water this year but this one takes the cake... Fishing with Ted and Jay in northern wisco and getting my first muskie on the fly ...Liked On: 12-16-2014, 12:10 PM
Posted On: 12-16-2014, 11:42 AMweatherwar liked post by GrtLksMarlin On thread : It's That Time Again, What Was Your Best Fishing Experience of 2014?Well, it would have to be the month long fishing trip to Wyoming, Montana and Idaho......My wife and I literally took a route that ran us past countless amazing rivers and streams, 4,000 photos worth...Liked On: 12-16-2014, 11:18 AM
Posted On: 12-15-2014, 02:42 PMweatherwar liked post by smilingduck On thread : Doing a term paper on fly rods and the natural resources used in themThis is an excellent movie on bamboo used for fly rods the original material used for fly rods .:: Trout Grass ::. (http://www.troutgrass.com/) Good luck!Liked On: 09-15-2014, 02:51 PM
Posted On: 09-14-2014, 04:39 PMweatherwar liked post by silver creek On thread : Doing a term paper on fly rods and the natural resources used in themHere's a couple of articles on manufacturing graphite rods that will give you a start. The Itinerant Angler (http://www.itinerantangler.com/podcasts/2011/06/from_scratch_how_fly_rods_are.html) ...Liked On: 09-15-2014, 02:51 PM
Posted On: 09-14-2014, 05:34 PMweatherwar liked post by fredaevans On thread : Doing a term paper on fly rods and the natural resources used in themBurkie is best known for their FAB-U-O-LUSHES 2handers but they also make a delightful one hander. As to the 'how' this is a great link showing the 'start to finish. ...Liked On: 09-15-2014, 02:51 PM
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