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Arctos blanks
Posted by: Scott Giaquinto (---.buffalo.res.rr.com)
Date: March 10, 2018 01:57PM

Any fly builds with the new Arctos blanks yet? Was thinking of building a 10' 7wt just because, and they seem to be reasonably priced. Will probably use for Steelhead up here on the Great Lakes.

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Re: Arctos blanks
Posted by: Matthew Paul (---.lightspeed.milwwi.sbcglobal.net)
Date: March 10, 2018 06:50PM

yup did a 9' 7 wt for a customer here for trout and salmon in the local rivers and he is very happy added a 4 inch fighting butt used 2 ft guides and a large loop tip top as per customer .mad a very nice rig for wading the rivers

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Re: Arctos blanks
Posted by: Ron Weber (---.tc.ph.cox.net)
Date: March 11, 2018 11:51AM

Just built a 10'3' 6wt, and it is very true to spec. All that have cast it have been pretty amazed at its performance

Ron Weber

Southwest Custom Rods

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Re: Arctos blanks
Posted by: John Van Emmerik (---.static.reno.nv.highlandswireless.com)
Date: March 15, 2018 01:55AM

I just finished an Arctos 10' 3" 4 wt. that was intended to be a tight line nymph, indicator & dry fly all rounder. After test casting it today with an SA Ultra 3 WF4F line I was amazed and impressed how nice it cast 20-45 feet, laid out line and leader dead straight and loop control was easy. Way better than expected. I like the Quickline blanks but my 5 & 7 weights need to be uplined to be happy. This Arctos loaded just right with the designated line weight. Hope the rest of 'em are as good.

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