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Old 04-05-2013, 02:10 PM
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I acquired a new to me 7wt switch this winter and decided to take it for it's maiden voyage today. It was a little too much rod for early spring in the water shed but I wanted some water time with it to try out a few lines. It casts well and I finally settled in with a 9wt Rio Outbound Short. No Largemouth yet but the Crappie were angry and hungry. Good bye Winter, don't come back!
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Swirlchaser: Great way to break the new rod in, congrats!
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Old 04-05-2013, 02:18 PM
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Swirlchaser: Great way to break the new rod in, congrats!
Thanks Larry, I was loosing my mind. I'mso glad I bent a rod!
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Nice perch! Makes me hungry just looking at 'em.
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Thanks Larry, I was loosing my mind. I'mso glad I bent a rod!
I hear you, I have been in the same boat, the water here is just now starting to run free from the ice!
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Nice crappies and perch Marco. Weather is great today . Went down to the river , definitely signs of life! Glad you got out!
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Very nice. What exactly is a switch rod ?
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glad you got out marco
we just turned the corner here in n. illinois(finally!!)
congrats on the nice crappies, and of course, the new stick

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Very nice. What exactly is a switch rod ?
It's half way between a single hand rod and a spey. They're usually 11-12' long.

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Nice crappies and perch Marco. Weather is great today . Went down to the river , definitely signs of life! Glad you got out!
Thanks John. That's music to my ears, I'm hoping to get up there withing the next few weeks to see how the Smallies are doing.
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Default Re: It's on :)

Nice specs! There's a small pond that I know of, that is rumored to have a population of crappie. It gets flooded pretty good occasionally by a nearby river so its possible that anything could be in there. I'm thinking of hitting it up tomorrow after work with my new TFO Pro II 6 wt
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