Finding an inexpensive fly rod

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  1. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Now I need to start searching for a little terminal tackle.
    Small poppers and a few flies.
     
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    Now that's cool!!! Post up whatcha bought!
     

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    I got an 8' 6" White River Indian Point rod.
    And a Martin Caddis Creek 9' 5 wt fly rod with a Martin Caddis Creek
    4-6 wt cc65 reel. And an Okuma AF-903-5 Airframe combo with a 9' graphite rod.
    As soon as the water temp gets to 60 deg, I'll decide which I like best. :)


     
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    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Those rods look good but the $200 - $300 price tag is more than I'm willing to spend.
     
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    What type of line are you going to use?
     
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    If one of the rods does not do as well as you want with one line, try swapping around lines or even getting a different version of a floating WF5. There seem to be more versions of lines these days than Carter has liver pills. I have grown fond of the Bass tapers and Redfish tapers. Your rods may like something else.
     
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