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    Yesterday, 10:57 AM
    Thanks for the information. I fished my 5wt Winston B3 yesterday on a creek that only required 20' roll casts with a heavy indicator rig and it...
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    01-19-2019, 10:14 PM
    I know it's nearly 6 years since this post trailed off, but wondering how that rod turned out and if it's become a favorite over the years? I bought...
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    01-16-2019, 10:37 AM
    NWADrew replied to a thread Deflection Tests in Fly Rods
    Thanks so much Taylor Reels - that was the exact answer I was looking for in trying to understand how similar action 4, 5, and 6 wt rods can have a...
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    01-15-2019, 12:19 AM
    NWADrew replied to a thread Deflection Tests in Fly Rods
    Inhave worked with a Master Casting Instructor and Certified Casting Instructor. I can cast my Winston B3X 9 1/2 5wt 80 feet without any problem,...
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    01-14-2019, 11:47 AM
    NWADrew replied to a thread Deflection Tests in Fly Rods
    I totally disagree. This test is is well supported by expert casters at Yellowstone Angler and provides a lot of information about how a rod will...
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    01-14-2019, 11:31 AM
    NWADrew replied to a thread Deflection Tests in Fly Rods
    I've studied the Yellowstone Tests a lot the past two years and tried to cast many of those rods at fly shops to get the feel of each one myself....
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    01-11-2019, 03:42 PM
    NWADrew replied to a thread Deflection Tests in Fly Rods
    Yes sir - I have two 1 1/4' PVC pipes taped together to load the rods in and make sure they match exactly even in length and 45 degree angle before...
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    01-11-2019, 03:35 PM
    NWADrew replied to a thread Deflection Tests in Fly Rods
    I'm only familiar with Yellowstone Anglers deflection tests they use in their rod reviews. It's simply hanging a designated weight on the tip and...
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    01-11-2019, 03:32 PM
    NWADrew replied to a thread Deflection Tests in Fly Rods
    I've got some of the original fiberglass rods I started fly fishing with around 10 years old, and my dad's first graphite rod from the mid-70's. All...
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    01-11-2019, 01:06 PM
    NWADrew started a thread Deflection Tests in Fly Rods
    Just wondering what everyone's opinion is on deflection tests. Since I'm still learning everything I can about rod actions as I buy - fish - sell...
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    01-10-2019, 04:58 PM
    Looking for a Ross Colorado for my new to me Sage XP 4 wt rod if anyone has one to sell.
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    12-29-2018, 06:22 PM
    Good stuff. I'm hearing good things about the Airflo sinking lines and plan to try some on my Winston B3-X 6wt rod for bigger clouser minnows on...
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    12-29-2018, 06:20 PM
    Excellent news. Thanks for sharing.
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    12-23-2018, 11:57 AM
    I fished a Sage XP 6wt Friday afternoon and believe that thing could cast articulated streamers. Lot's of power in that rod. Unfortunately I was in a...
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    12-23-2018, 11:53 AM
    I've used Rio Gold WF5F on an Orvis CFO III reel that has been bounced around on several rods and it's been a good caster on all. Will probably go...
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