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Old 07-19-2013, 10:09 PM
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Default Re: My Helios broke last week!

Originally Posted by bigtone1411 View Post
But that helios is such a sweet stick.
Fishing in general is the best pastime on this planet.

I agree! Fishing is my passion in life!

Yesterday, I was catchin' the bluegills and crappie pretty good with my 3wt Cabelas PT. This hot, summer water has the weeds so thick in my fave lake that a fly rod works a lot better than a spin for me. Even with the smallest jig I can cast with my spin rod, the bait sinks too fast and gets stuck in the weeds (I guess I could use a float, but I just won't do it)

I would catch a few with my good presentation of small streamers, but when I nose-hooked a Gulp Alive 1" minnow with no weight at all ...... the crappie would smack it every cast!

I think my Helios should arrive pretty soon. I can hardly wait!
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