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View Poll Results: Would you buy a purple rod and reel?
Yes 13 26.53%
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Old 09-12-2013, 01:37 PM
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Funny you should ask that! I just bought the ATS rod (burnt red) for my wife as a gift... And Justin was telling me of the possibility of a purple reel wich I hope I can match to the ATS rod before the next season.

Yes. I have stalked Justin quite a bit about this...
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Got that right My wife wants purple though. Its her favorite color and everything is purple to her. She gets her nails done every 2 weeks and it is always purple in some way, shape or form. All that said, she'd rather wear $5 dollar purple earrings from wal mart as apposed to fancy diamond crapola. With that, I can't complain because aside from her fav color she's Very low maintenance
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Perhaps she’s a Vikings fan at heart.

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Got that right Looks and colors of equipment aren't really a big deal in the overall scheme of things... My wife wants purple though. Its her favorite color and everything is purple to her. She gets her nails done every 2 weeks and it is always purple in some way, shape or form. All that said, she'd rather wear $5 dollar purple earrings from wal mart as apposed to fancy diamond crapola. With that, I can't complain because aside from her fav color she's Very low maintenance
I have to take a picture of a house near mine. The woman that lives there loves purple. ALL of her clothing is purple. Her house is purple...really purple. It is sort of a landmark. Her furniture is purple, the walls are purple...if she has it, it's purple. She sold her refrigerator at a garage sale a few years ago...even it was purple.

Perhaps this is a cautionary tale of what can happen if you overdo your support of your wife's love of purple. Her husband will probably be buried in a purple casket.
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Default Re: POLL: Who would buy purple?

Along with the pink and purple for my wife, one might also say that I am a purple fanatic, which kinda tends to reflect in my race car
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Default Re: POLL: Who would buy purple?

Why not? If it makes her happy and you enjoy her companionship on the river, go for it. I met a young lady last Christmas holiday on a ski lift who told me that her favorite gift this year was a new pair of pink waders! 😎
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The reason I like 'Loomis rods of the past. Plain black with gold or silver trim bands. Manly. But if the wife fished maybe she would want something with color.

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I'd fish a purple rod as long as it was on the darker side. Around Baltimore it might be a hot seller. I don't see too much difference in terms of outlandishness between some of the fiberglass options out there.
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Ok then how about the fly version of the Duster race car, a 7pc 9' 3/4wt, also fast.
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I wouldn't use a purple rod and reel, for the same reason that I fish with purple flies. It's the color that fish see the best !
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