The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum > >

Fly Rods Post any comments or questions regarding fly rods...

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Dislikes Dislikes:  0
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-11-2007, 09:31 AM
mirimichi fisher mirimichi fisher is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 9
mirimichi fisher is on a distinguished road
Default returned rod

Hey everybody!I took my rod back and had it replaced.This is not the first time though.The first rod i returned had the same problem,the handle worked loose after about 2 wks of fishing.The rod was a Emery Jupiter 9ft 8/9 wt and cost $100.I took it back and replaced it with a Emery Streamside 9ft 9wt for $150 and sure enough after about 2wks of fishing the same thing happened , handle worked loose!!!jdgrubbjr recommened a couple of rods(echo classic series,temple fork outfitters)But they did not have these rods in stock.I decided on a GLoomis Frontier in a 9ft 9wt.The dealer told me this is the best quality rod that he carries and he told me I should'nt have this problem with this rod,I hope so.Its a very nice rod and casts beautifully even though I am quite new to fly fishing. Does anyone have one of these rods and have any comments on it.Thanks for any input!!!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-11-2007, 09:40 PM
jdgrubbjr jdgrubbjr is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 80
jdgrubbjr is on a distinguished road
Default Re: returned rod

I am familiar with G. Loomis rods (great rods) but not the Frontier series. According to what I have read, Frontier Rods are a division of G. Loomis Canada, and appear to be manufactured in Canada. I can't imagine G. Loomis letting their name be associated with anything unless it was a pretty good product. By the way, if you want to read more, look at G.Loomis Canada :: Home Page

Enjoy your new rod!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump














All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO v2.0.40 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like v3.6.3 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
2005-2017 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.