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Review: Gamaktsu G Series Fly Boxes

Gamakatsu is well known for their excellent hooks, but recently I came across some nice plastic boxes also offered by them. Since my saltwater fly boxes badly needed to be replaced, I took a chance and ordered two from Bear’s … Continue reading

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A Winston Fiberglass 10wt Fly Rod

A Winston Fiberglass 10wt Fly Rod In my years on the water, fly rods have changed quite bit, in terms of construction, design, hardware, price, and above all performance. And nowhere are those changes more evident than in the salt. … Continue reading

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A Tom Morgan Rodsmiths 8′ 6″ 4 Weight Fly Rod – Part Three

A Tom Morgan Rodsmiths 8′ 6″ 4 Weight Fly Rod – Part Three During Tom Morgan’s lifetime he gave several interviews, often expressing his opinion on designing a proper trout rod. For one thing he felt many commercially available graphite … Continue reading

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A Tom Morgan Rodsmiths 8′ 6″ 4 Weight Fly Rod – Part Two

A Tom Morgan Rodsmiths 8′ 6″ 4 Weight Fly Rod – Part Two In the previous post we begin taking a look at a graphite rod from Tom Morgan Rodsmiths. Clearly we found a lot of attention to detail and … Continue reading

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A Tom Morgan Rodsmiths 8′ 6″ 4 Weight Fly Rod – Part One

A Tom Morgan Rodsmiths 8′ 6″ 4 Weight Fly Rod – Part One Recently a friend offered to lend me a fly rod built by Tom Morgan Rodsmiths. I quickly accepted. Why not? Naturally I wanted it to be a … Continue reading

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