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Going to spend 500.00 on a pole. Orvis or llbean brand. Opinions pls
Posted 05 September 2017 - 10:31 PM
Posted 06 September 2017 - 06:01 PM
The premise that any rod can do anything a top end fly rod can do is laughable on its face. Many -- most?-- will not progress in or even stay with the sport w/o improving over entry level equipment.
Seeing as you dated yourself mikechell you may be interested in flaming me on vise. Current is renzeti 2000 pedestal. Buying a regal same set up. Not a pair of vise grips as you seem to be a cheap ole fart that thinks your antiques are comparable. Before you flame maybe you should try or research. Your completely off base and wrong.
Actually, Tom ... I wasn't flaming you. Sorry if you got that impression. I have no problems with people spending their own money on whatever they want to.
I was replying to Rocco's comment that "... many --most?-- ..." people will not do well with entry level equipment. I've been doing quite well with mine for decades.
Oh, and I DON'T have "antique" $39.00 rods ... unless 4 or 5 years old is considered antique these days.
Barbed hooks rule!
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Posted 07 September 2017 - 06:13 PM