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#1 RBF Staff

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Posted 05 January 2011 - 12:39 PM

Hi,

I'm considering building a short fiberglass fly rod for the driftless area of the midwest: Northeast Iowa, Southeast Wisconsin, Southwest Minnesota. I live in Chicago in a one bedroom apartment with my wife and infant daughter. I grew up fishing a 9ft graphite 6wt flyrod on trout streams in Montana and have managed to break fish off on it in 4 different states since leaving home. So, I'm hoping to build on a lamiglass 6.5 or 7 ft 3/4 wt blank.

I'll post a topic related to this build on one of the main boards but wanted to introduce myself first. If you have any advice in response to this post, I'm all ears!

Matt

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