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New CTS Build
Posted by: Steve Bibee (138.128.23.---)
Date: September 03, 2020 06:34PM

I just completed my first CTS Flyrod, an affinity "X" 9' 4pc 5wt. The rod finished beautifully and casts extremely well. I have sold my old workhorse Orvis Recon and I am headed to Colorado for the real test. Thanks to Herb Ladenheim (HNL Rods) for his help & advice.

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Re: New CTS Build
Posted by: Herb Ladenheim (---.lightspeed.rcsntx.sbcglobal.net)
Date: September 03, 2020 06:52PM

Thank you Steve.
Herb

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Re: New CTS Build
Posted by: david taylor (---)
Date: September 03, 2020 08:04PM

Where in Colorado will you be fishing? There are several large fires in Colorado right now but cooler weather and some rain has helped of late. Overall, Colorado Rivers are quite low right now due to minimial precip this summer, and that is particularly true in the southern part of the state.

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Re: New CTS Build
Posted by: Steve Bibee (---.134.186.192.in-addr.arpa)
Date: September 04, 2020 12:16PM

If all goes well, no fires and water levels are OK, the Yampa near Steamboat and the Arkansas near Salida.

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Re: New CTS Build
Posted by: david taylor (---)
Date: September 04, 2020 05:01PM

Both are quite low vs what's normal for this time of year. Water temps on the Arkansas might be more favorable. Cold front with some snow/rain coming through on Monday night and Tuesday, so water temps may be better after that.

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