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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
I like the shorter rods too - I'd go 8'0" to 8'6". Balance nice, shoot shorter to mid range casts well. Bass is usually about accuracy, not distance - actually I see most fly fishing that way.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Huge selection under $150. Depends on what you are using it for.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Anyone use the Batson RX7 7'6" one piece hot shot blanks? Just got my first one in and it's pretty nice. If so, how did you find durability?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Thanks!
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Anyone know of any vendors that have these in stock?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Anyone run single foot ceramics on fly rods? Any reason you liked or didn't like them?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Is cured epoxy, if used to finish rod handles, still a possible irritant? Or is it pretty much inert / non-toxic after curing. Couldn't find much info on this. It looks like the epoxy used on foam core handles is more 2:1 mix than the 1:1 mix I have in the shop. Does that make a difference?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
You won't find better service than Karen at Bingham, and all around helpful.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Thanks Spencer! I guess I should try one.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
I really like the 6 wt. too - and there are more bass taper lines available in 6 wt. generally, which add a little punch for casting bigger flies.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
I still like downlocking fly seats on rods 6 wt. and under. Any idea why uplocking have taken off so much? With downlocking there is less line getting looped over the butt end of the rod, and they balance nice.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Anyone used any of these? Any thoughts or comments?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Did you check with Karen at Bingham?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Is it just me, or do the A7's seem like too much seat for a 2-6 wt. rod?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
I agree Spencer - the LSJ781 is possibly my all time favorite. Did you fish any of the 7'0" LSJ's? I think the LP's were a little faster, but were the LSJ's lighter weight?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Any recommendation for some nice fly seats for 2-6 wt. rods, that don't require hidden hood design?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
What's everyone's favorite finesses spinning blank for bass-walleye type fishing. Current or discontinued.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Yes - what they said!
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Yes - what they said!
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
I have had good luck using Rod Bond.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Any good sources for glass fly blanks? I see Lamiglass still offer some.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
For short fly rods - under 8 foot - do you guys prefer 2 pc. or 4 pc.?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Batson has the best selection on these I have seen. Pretty sure they will have one to fit your style. It's a matter of length and how much power you want.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Thanks Todd!
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
I like it Roger! Did you find somewhere to buy the thread tensioner alone?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
I have played with both, and a variety of guides. The one thing I can notice makes a difference is getting rid of large ceramic rings on spinning rods. I don't like to use size 25 or 30 ceramic ring guides. Taller frame with smaller rings and I can tell the difference. Or Minima's - still with smaller rings - great! Just my .02.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Don't get me wrong - I like Minima's. Weight reduction is great, they are tough, and not even close to any issues when using braid. Here is the specific application I was using last season, best I can recall. 6'2" ultra lite or lite spinning rod, Size 20 or 25 Pfleuger spinning reel, 4# or 6# Mono, jigging crappie with usually 1/32 to 1/16 jig and straight plastics - Cubby type - no cur
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Yes - it seems to be more of a curling problem. I can't link it to a brand of mono either. It just seems to be a lot less with a ceramic tip. Using 4# Fireline it's no problem at all. I'd say it's a lot more curling than line twist. Are you guys using mono and it just fishes good - no issues? If so I may give them another shot.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Decal Connection is EXCELLENT! Good service, product, and great people - and reasonable too!
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Spencer is thinking ahead, and right on. If it's a new build it looks like American Tackle has a 7'8" and 7'10" telescopic flippin' blank.
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