5 out of 5 Stars! “I Really Am Pleased!”
Congratulations to Jay Kaneshige from California! He was our winner of $25 in AvidMax rewards during the week of May 13-19th, 2019. Thank you very much for reviewing your new TFO BVK Series Super Large Arbor Spare Spool!
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5 out of 5 Stars! “Excellent Rod!”
Congratulations to Jack from New York! He was our winner of $25 in AvidMax rewards during the week of Dec. 3rd-9th 2018. Thank you very much for reviewing your new TFO Mangrove Series Fly Rod!
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I stand knee-deep in moderate current, eyeing the grassy bank across and slightly downstream from me. I’ve walked to the end of my street to access a shallow, rocky reach of the river that runs through my backyard.
I strip some line and make a false cast; strip some more and make another. I surprise myself when the size 12 foam spider I tied 30 minutes before lands softly in an eddy. I am delighted when it disappears in a boil of water.
I slow the line with my rod hand and begin retrieving with my stripping hand. My rod bends nearly double as the fish at the end of my line makes a run for a submerged tree branch.
I’m grinning like a kid on Christmas morning by now. I’ll admit, I may even have let out a little “whoop!”
I bring the fish to hand and crouch to admire the brightly-colored 8 inches of fury that I have captured.
It was the beginning. Continue reading “Lighten Up: How Downsizing Your Fly Fishing Gear Can Extend Your Opportunities”