The glass revolution...

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by formerguide, Apr 7, 2014.

  1. formerguide

    formerguide Active Member

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    Will do. Hanging out with the family in a moment, but let's open some fun debate shortly! Heading into the shop early tomorrow, will try and put some thought into it!

    Dan
     
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  2. tonemike

    tonemike fish'n glass

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    that original diamondglass is a very nice 3/4wt rod. perfect for our streams here!
     
  3. Rob Allen

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    I want a medium fast action fiberglass 5 wt around 8 foot specifically for fishing salmonfly hatches from the bank
     
  4. Randall Clark

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    Rob, medium-fast for glass? or medium fast according to the current standard?

    I'll tell you this: my Steffen 8' 6wt (5/6, but I love it with a 6) is damn near as perfect of a salmonfly rod as I've ever touched.
     
  5. Rob Allen

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    I want to toss a big bug under the trees at short range super accurate with 8 lb maxima then manhandle the 20 inch bow to the bank, be able to high stick it without danger of it snapping land the fish in 30 seconds and get onto the next one... after all fighting fish is down time I want to see them rise for the fly.
     
  6. Lugan

    Lugan Joe Streamer

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    This is exactly the sort of fishing a Steffen 8'0" 5/6 with a 6wt line is for. So are my Steffen 8'0" 6/7 and 7'0" 5wt rods. All are perfect for bigger bugs and big fish at short to medium range.