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Euro Nymphing Blank
Posted by: Charles Krieg (---)
Date: December 30, 2022 09:47PM

I am building a euro nymphing rod and I am seeing if this community has any suggestions. Currently, I am looking at an 11-foot-2-weight rod from North Fork Composites for 125 dollars (LMX FANY1102-4). Before I order I am wondering if there are any better rods of similar specifications (2 or 3 wt, 10-11 feet).

Thanks for anything.

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Re: Euro Nymphing Blank
Posted by: Herb Ladenheim (181.214.151.---)
Date: December 30, 2022 10:21PM

The definitive Nymphing blank is from CTS.
They make two blanks Nymphing specific:
10'6" - 4 piece - in #2 or #3.

The guys who know talked CTS out of making a Nymph specific blankl in 11'0" because the stock Affinity-X 11'0" #2 or #3 is an excellent Nymphing blank.
They also make the Affinity-X 11'0" in a #3 with a #2 tip to facilatate "the flip".
Contact me for your price.

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Re: Euro Nymphing Blank
Posted by: Ross Montgomery (---.ipv6.telus.net)
Date: December 31, 2022 12:35AM

I recently built up the nfc blank. It turns out to be a great stick. Very light, very sensitive and you won’t be disappointed.

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Re: Euro Nymphing Blank
Posted by: Tim Scott (---.source.akaquill.net)
Date: January 22, 2023 07:44PM

I noticed in addition to the (LMX FANY1102-4, NFC also lists an FAF 1004-4 as a Czech nymphing rod. Just started in this realm and looking to add one to my current order for a trip out west. Just looking at the NFC right now due to the multiblank discount.

Thanks for any opinions

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Re: Euro Nymphing Blank
Posted by: Mike Bernazzani (---.res-cmts.mlf.ptd.net)
Date: January 25, 2023 06:29AM

I bought the CTS 2wt and 3wt (both 10'-6") from Herb. Not completely built yet, (obviously haven't fished them yet as getting their handles/reel seats today) but they feel fantastic. They are beautifully built. I would also add that Herb is great to deal with - I will be purchasing from him again.
Mike B

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/25/2023 06:32AM by Mike Bernazzani.

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