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    Yesterday, 05:21 PM
    bevanwj replied to a thread Rod for New Zealand in Fly Rods
    Whoops! I forgot about Epic. Most of their rods glass and carbon fibre are sold to international buyers I believe. I'm not sure who makes their...
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    Yesterday, 03:25 PM
    bevanwj replied to a thread Rod for New Zealand in Fly Rods
    Absolutely!
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    Yesterday, 03:18 PM
    bevanwj replied to a thread Rod for New Zealand in Fly Rods
    Yes, Composite Developments and Kilwell are the two most known New Zealand brands. Both brands were very popular with Kiwi anglers until the US made...
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    Yesterday, 03:06 PM
    bevanwj replied to a thread Rod for New Zealand in Fly Rods
    I don't disagree with this at all. Sage is another US brand that is equally popular here in New Zealand. Orvis are also available although I have no...
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    10-21-2019, 07:56 PM
    bevanwj replied to a thread Rod for New Zealand in Fly Rods
    Trout spey is gaining in popularity in this country although it is far more popular in the mid North Island than here in the South Island. A spey rod...
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    10-21-2019, 07:46 PM
    bevanwj replied to a thread Rod for New Zealand in Fly Rods
    Greetings from New Zealand. I live in the South Island and depending on the conditions on the day I use the following three rods for my fishing: ...
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    10-15-2019, 07:26 PM
    I agree with Rip Tide. I could not get flip focals or hat eyes or similar that are designed to clip on to a hat brim to work for me because they were...
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    10-04-2019, 10:17 PM
    bevanwj replied to a thread NRX+ reel omnibus in Fly Reels
    If you look closely at the reel feet in both of these pictures it is plain to see that neither reel is seated properly on the rod. In fact the reels...
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    09-23-2019, 06:40 PM
    Yes a standard 9' 5X tapered leader has the tippet built into it. So a 5X tapered leader will end with a 5X tippet. That 5X end can vary in length...
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Been fly fishing (with a modicum of success) for 30 + years. Always learning something new.
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