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3 days ago
Alex Weissman
I mixed them up on a rod this winter and can tell the difference but not by much. The feet are longer on one of them, forgot which.
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9 days ago
Alex Weissman
I wanted the lightest reel available that I could afford and went with an Okuma RTX 30. I'd rather have a Shimano Stradic Ci4 but couldn't swing it.
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9 days ago
Alex Weissman
I wanted the lightest reel available that I could afford and went with an Okuma RTX 30. I'd rather have a Shimano Stradic Ci4 but couldn't swing it.
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4 weeks ago
Alex Weissman
I'm primarily a bass fisherman and use various length rods for different presentations. This said I prefer shorter rods than the younger guys. My finesse worm rods are 6' to 6'2", my big worm rods are 6'6", my spinnerbait rods are 6'6" to 7', my topwaters are 6'6". For small river kayak fishing, which I do a lot in the summer, are 5'6" to throw under trees.
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7 weeks ago
Alex Weissman
Don't. I had a bunch of Minima guides and bought some SSR guides to build a new rod. I learned the hard way they aren't the same. The feet on the SSRs are longer and when wrapped don't look good with the Minimas. Ended up cutting the feet on the longer ones to look good.
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7 weeks ago
Alex Weissman
I have a set of number drills that I use to slightly enlarge the tube. DO NOT USE A POWER DRILL FOR THIS, USE YOUR HAND.
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2 months ago
Alex Weissman
For what it's worth, years ago I put a spinning reel on a fly rod with 1 or 2 lb test line for a crappie rod. There was no feel and I had to watch the line for a bite. As Spencer said, you can buy ultralight blanks that cast much better and feel the bite.
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3 months ago
Alex Weissman
As for blanks I can't help, but for kits; what kind of fishing do you do? There are kits for anything you like to do.
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3 months ago
Alex Weissman
Thanks Steven.
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3 months ago
Alex Weissman
Opinion Roger?
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3 months ago
Alex Weissman
Does anyone use a Mudhole NEPS78MLF-MHX blank for worm fishing? Spinning with 6 or 8 lb line? Thanks.
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4 months ago
Alex Weissman
Spencer, As I read Golden Trout originated in the South Fork of the Kern River which is where I used to fish once or twice a year. I haven't been there in 20 years though. I rode my dirt bike up the trails to Monache Meadows with a 4 piece flyrod bungeed to the handle bars and a fly vest under my riding jacket. I have fished the main Kern for rainbows as Phil said.
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4 months ago
Alex Weissman
You could also buy a Mudhole CRB colored blank and put a ferrule on it. IS661ML or IS661L.
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4 months ago
Alex Weissman
I'm like most of the people in that for 6 lb mono or less I use spinning tackle and heavier I use bait casting stuff. I used to live in So Cal and fished the Sierras every summer for golden trout and all I ever used is a fly rod. In the salt water I used conventional tackle. When I moved to the south east I took up bass fishing in a big way and use both spinning and bait casting almost every d
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4 months ago
Alex Weissman
I put a Dremel in a vise with a cutting wheel.
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4 months ago
Alex Weissman
Thanks guys it had me worried. I fished with the rods this morning and they were their normal glossy black. Norm, I used some more of the guides you sent me last year. My buddy lays his rods on his boat with the tips toward the bow and he steps on them. I've never seen him with under 12 rods up top.
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4 months ago
Alex Weissman
This morning, while fishing, I noticed my black wrappings were gray. It was raining and the rods were wet. I used Pro Wrap size A with Flex Coat. I went out to the car just now and they're black again. What's going on please?
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5 months ago
Alex Weissman
I've called Okuma a number of times and even spoken to a real person. 909-923-2828
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5 months ago
Alex Weissman
Like Tom said "step bits". Harbor Freight has a set that's on sale often. For acrylic they'd be great.
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6 months ago
Alex Weissman
I've done a couple in black they're great looking.
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7 months ago
Alex Weissman
I fish a couple of Immortal blanks and love them. I also carry a Leatherman multi tool with a diamond file that I use whenever a hook needs it.
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7 months ago
Alex Weissman
In receiving my new Mudhole catalog I noticed there were no PacBay guides. I've been using their Minima guides for a few years and wondered whether the CRB SSR guides are the same thing. Did Mudhole merge with PacBay or?
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10 months ago
Alex Weissman
This question, to me, would be best addressed to a So Cal site such as Allcoast.
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11 months ago
Alex Weissman
Pac Bay minima. I don't know if they're lighter but they're really light and hold up to braid.
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1 year ago
Alex Weissman
I've built a couple of rods on the Rainshadow IMMWS62MXF walleye blank. Minima guides, split grip, no fore grip, 6'3". The rod and reel weighs less than 10 oz. I'm using an Okuma Helios 30 reel. Extremely light and very sensitive.
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1 year ago
Alex Weissman
Thanks Norm, I'll take you up on that. I emailed Abu Garcia and they said they didn't offer replacements but the sizes were 6,5 and the rest 4s. They seem smaller than that though. Starting from the butt I need 1,2,3,4 and 6. The first three are double footed. #2 is .122" and the running guides are .095" with inserts.
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1 year ago
Alex Weissman
Thanks Lynn. I've never been one to not take advise of someone that went before me.
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1 year ago
Alex Weissman
IMO a flyrod blank is too soft for the lure range you're wanting to use. I usually use the lightest line the blank is rated for for my applications. In looking at the catalog the S782-2-MHX seems right for your purpose.
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1 year ago
Alex Weissman
The color looks to be bronze or gunsmoke, it's not black or silver if that makes a difference.
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1 year ago
Alex Weissman
My fishing partner stepped on a Abu Garcia Veritas VRTCM73-6 rod that has micro guides.If anyone knows the make, model and sizes I need them to order several new ones. The first 3 are double foot and the first one measures ..225" without the insert, the second one is .123" with the insert but it's bent badly, the third is gone. The rest of them are single foot and measure .095" w
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