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  1. Help identifying very old bamboo fly rod

    I just purchased this old 6 sided bamboo fly rod. It has a rattan grip, ring guides, a 4 inch all metal reel seat (not soldered), male ferrules that are not spiked. 3 sections with an extra tip. The rod is 9 1/2'. The wraps that do remain look to be gold or yellow. No markings on reel seat, metal butt piece or on the rod. I've included 4 images. All sections are of equal length, 1 tip top is missing.

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    Updated 01-26-2020 at 11:32 AM by wmo1011

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  2. Nrx+ radian

    Quote Originally Posted by andrepc View Post
    I everybody. I Have to buy a new 9'6'x #5 rod. My decision is between scott radian and g loomis nrx+. Does anyone try both in this lengh band weight? Thank you all
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  3. Tarpon

    New to the forum, not sure if this is the place for this or not, but I I'm looking for some advice from anyone who has done any tarpon fishing in South America. Looking to get a trip planned next year. I've been looking at Costa Rica, Belize and Mexico so far. Any reputable charters? Do's, don'ts etc. Any advice welcome! Thanks!
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  4. Sage ESN gen 1 vs gen 2

    Quote Originally Posted by canefly View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by fffl View Post
    I had a #3 & #4 gen1 esn and liked them both but upgraded to the gen 2 after seeing one . I now have a #2 & #3 and couldn't be happier especilally with the 2 wt.
    Hi there,how does the 2wt compare to the 3wt
    the 2 wt is a little more sensitive , I use the 2 wt when fishing for smaller fish and the 3 wt when fishing for larger fish. however the 2 wt has no problem handling large fish , I just like to use both rods ,also you might have a need for a backup at some time. ...
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  5. Wilkinson Sunray step by step

    I got a little thick with the materials on this particular fly but was reluctant to do a second for this post. Trying to get good photos while tying is hard enough without having a redo.....

    First thing to know is that I use the Pro Sportfisher line of tube fly components, you may have HMH or another brand so you may have to skip some things or not.

    I am now using the 40mm tubing with the extension cut to about 1/2 inch behind the body of the fly. Having a shorter extension ...
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