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    Default 1st fish on new rod

    picked up a new ACR 1266 rod @ the ISE in Sacramento. My largest steelhead to date. 32" approx. 9-10# woo ho !!!!

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    Default Re: 1st fish on new rod

    Congratulations! Landing your first fish on a new rod is both a relief and exciting. Hopefully this is the first of many.
    ~*~Leave only your footprints~*~

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    Default Re: 1st fish on new rod

    Wow, great first fish, congrats!
    Larry


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    Default Re: 1st fish on new rod

    congrats on a nice fish!
    can't think of a better way to break in a new rod

    casey


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    Great start! Thanks for posting the picture
    - William

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    Default Re: 1st fish on new rod

    Congratulations. I am strongly concidering getting a spey rod for salmon and the occational muskie.
    John L.

    "The finest gift you can give to any fisherman is to put a good fish back, and who knows if the fish that you caught isn't someone else's gift to you?" Lee Wulff

    “Be patient and calm – for no one can catch fish in anger.” – Herbert Hoover

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    My turn!!! It's time for me to get down to the water...

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    Nice fish!
    Good way to break in the new rod.
    Mike

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    Default Re: 1st fish on new rod

    Congrats. That's quite an ops check on a new rod.

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    Default Re: 1st fish on new rod

    thanks for all the atta-boys. needless to say i was pumped! it was around 3:00 and i told myself 1 more cast. I'm glad I did. The rod worked extremely well. A new ACR 1266. Sweet. Thanks again.

    Bill

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