Yeah Czech/Euro nymphing has been the big trend in fly fishing for the past few years. It's insane how much those rods are in demand now. I've probably built around 100 of those in just the past 2 years now. It's like selling blue jumpsuits in front of Mikes house.
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Some new style corks
Posted 16 July 2019 - 10:21 PM
Posted 17 July 2019 - 08:34 AM
I mean, what the heck are you trying to say, Steve ???
I'm using mine like a regular fly rod. (thank you, again, Steve ... I love the rod)
But it's able to get small offerings farther out, with more control than my shorter rods. And I can guide a sinking/suspending fly through pads better.
Barbed hooks rule!
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Posted 17 July 2019 - 01:44 PM
Interesting, Mike -- I do a LOT of fishing in and around lily pads, and that application of a longer rod has not occurred to me. Great idea! And now I have an excuse to build a 10' 3 wt. :-D
"... trout do not lie or cheat and cannot be bought or bribed or impressed by power, but respond only to quietude and humility and endless patience." -- John Voelker (aka Robert Traver), Testament of a Fisherman