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    06-17-2018, 11:05 AM
    burk48237 replied to a thread Dry Fly Rod in Fly Rods
    A few suggestions. If you want to save some dough, check out the Scott Flex in a 4 weight, I actually feel the 9/5 in the Flex is a better all around...
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    05-30-2018, 08:38 PM
    A lot of our Streamer junkies here thru 7 weight SW rods for heads with big trout streamers. I use a Hardy Proaxis 8 weight throwing big streamers...
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    05-30-2018, 08:25 PM
    I believe both the BL5 and XTR had Boron fibers too and proceeded the BIIx. I had a BL5 10'7 weight, it was the best single handed Steelhead rod I...
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    05-25-2018, 01:23 PM
    burk48237 replied to a thread Scott GS 885 0pinions in Fly Rods
    I suspect as a small stream 5 weight with the Winston WT no longer produced the Scott G 885 would be a great choice. I haven't thrown the new 905,...
    23 replies | 1451 view(s)
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I enjoy reading and learning about the history and art of fly fishing while practicing to improve my skills as an angler.

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