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    Winston GVX SELECT 7'6" rod 4pc

    Up for sale is an ?as new? Winston GVX-SELECT 7?6? 3wt 4pc rod. I purchased it recently and have only lawn cast it (no fly) once for about five minutes. A very nice rod ? a little bit faster than...
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    SAGE RPL+ 9'6" 9wt rod 4 pc

    Up for sale is Sage RPL+ 9?6? 9wt 4pc rod in excellent condition ? no dings or scratches; wraps are tight and ferrules in great shape. This was my go to Salmon rod here in Michigan ? strong butt...
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    SAGE RPL+ 9'6" 8wt 4pc

    Up for sale is Sage RPL+ 9?6? 8wt 4pc rod in excellent condition ? no dings or scratches; wraps are tight and ferrules in great shape. This was my go to Steelhead rod here in Michigan ? strong butt...
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    Sage Xi2 vs Winston BII-MX

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    I have been using the Sage Xi2 9' 9wt with a RIO 9wt Outbound (375 grains) for stripers in Narragansett Bay and have been pleased with that combination (recommended by a FAOL member). I had...
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    Josh E-mail sent. Dave

    Josh
    E-mail sent.
    Dave
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    Sage Xi2 Overline

    I have a Sage Xi2 9' 9wt and have been using it with a RIO Outbound about 350 grain-- very nice combination. I am thinking of using it with a 400/450 grain line and would appreciation comments from...
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    Winston BL-5 10wt

    Anybody using the Winston BL-5 in New England waters, I generally fish from a boat? I have a chance to pick up a 10wt rod. While I undestand the rod does not aerilize a lot of line, a couple double...
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    Orvis ZG Helios

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    I recently acquired am 8wt Helios that I plan to use on a trip to Narragansett Bay RI next month. I have use a full sinking lime on my 9wt Sage Xi2. Would appreciate any suggestions for a...
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    Ditto to all above. Just had RPL+ 9'6wt 2 pc tip...

    Ditto to all above. Just had RPL+ 9'6wt 2 pc tip section replaced $100 plus $50 shipping & handling about 4 weeks
    Dave
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    Great Lakes Salmon Rod

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    I'm looking for a salmon rod to use here in MI and would like to hear from those chasing salmon in GL tribs in the fall as to their go to rod. Thanks Dave
  11. Thread: Orvis Helios

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    Interesting and helpful discussion! I did buy...

    Interesting and helpful discussion! I did buy the 8wt and it, a Sage Xi2 9wt and me will be on the way to RI. Thanks Dave
  12. Thread: Sage Z-Axis

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    Sage Z-Axis

    Anyone have thoughts on the Sage Z-Axis 9'6" 7wt rod for Grat lakes Steelhead? Thanks Dave
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    Sage RPL 9?6? 8wt 4pc rod

    Up for sale a Sage RPL 9'6" 8wt 4pc rod with original sock & tube in excellent condition. Asking $235 plus $15 shipping & insurance to CONUS. Pm with questions and e-mail address for pics.
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    Orvis Helios mid vs tip flex

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    Many useful comments below on this rod -- now one as to rod deflection (mid vs tip). Intended use will be for stripers/blues a couple of times a year in RI and steelhead in Great Lakes tribs. ...
  15. Thread: Orvis Helios

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    Orvis Helios

    Any opinions on this rod. Thinking of an 8wt for steelies in Great Lakes tribsand stripers in the salt? Thanks Dave
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    Used the guides Orvis a couple of years ago and...

    Used the guides Orvis a couple of years ago and liked it but then bought the Mangrove based on reviews on the Saltwater Board. Will now sell the Managrove and get the Orvis! Found the Mangrove to...
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    Goddess You raise an interesting quesation -- ...

    Goddess
    You raise an interesting quesation -- My brother always carried two rods -- the one not being used propped against a tree. For those that do carry two rods how do you carry the second rod?
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    Thanks everyone -- a wide variety!

    Thanks everyone -- a wide variety!
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    Favorite Trout Rod

    I would be interested to hear from the board members about their go to trout rod -- primary use in in small and medium size streams/rivers like the Ausable in Michigan or Bowens Creek in PA. Look...
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    Bobby I just found a late 90s Orvis catalogue...

    Bobby
    I just found a late 90s Orvis catalogue that shows the solid handle!
    Dave
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    Question about Orvis CFO spools

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    Most spools for the Orvis CFO Hardy made rells/spools I have seen have a screwed-in handle on the spool. Has anyone seen one with a solid handle (no screw)?
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    Dave
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    Pensacola FL A Couple of questions

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    I am planning a trip to Pensacola sometime in February and am looking for a guide or fly shop. Any suggestions? Also what kind of rod(s) should I consider bringing -- my preference would be for...
  23. Thread: Powell LTT

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    Powell LTT

    I recently acquired a Powell LTT 8'3" 4wt 3pc rod. I have not fished it yet. Would be interested in hearing from anyone familiar with this rod. Thanks Dave
  24. Thread: Steelhead Rod

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    Steelhead Rod

    What are you using for steelhead fishing -- primarily swinging and indicator as opossed to 'chuck & duck".
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    51BC is right -- I do mean trout in small streams...

    51BC is right -- I do mean trout in small streams like the Ausable & Pere Marquete in MI and the the Upper Lehigh in PA. From my little bit of "homework" it seemed there was a fair number of...
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