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fishing rod

a long tapered flexible pole, often in jointed sections, for use with a fishing line and, usually, a reel
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Wyoming Fly Fishing also is hosting a trip on the North Platte River in Wyoming, and Sage Rod Company will give away graphite fly rods.
This still meant fly rods were discarded and the dreaded spinners dusted down.
Use full length of the fly rod to your advantage: Put as much of the rod into the water as you can, pushing the tip, and thereby the line, as deep as possible.
There will be an opportunity to learn about fishing regulations and the best places to fish, and about tackle selection, catch-and-release fishing, wading and boating safety, building graphite and bamboo fly rods, and collecting antique fishing gear.
A glass -fibre rod had much to commend it and the 9ft-3in ``Richard Walker'' fly rod was a great one.
Think of a golfer standing over a 10-foot birdie putt and multiply it by the number of casts made with a fly rod.
The Backwater Fishing School provides its clients with the necessary techniques to finding fish and how to catch them, as well as the most effective ways of using fishing equipment and tackle--whether deep water or using a fly rod for shallow water species," Jacobs says.
For the past 20 years, he has combed the flats of the Bahamas largely on foot with a fly rod and dreams of big bonefish.
Doug Hawkins, from Merthyr, took his fly rod to the River Rhymney and cast a pink Czech-style bug to good effect when he landed six good grayling.
Chris Santella is a freelance writer, marketing consultant, and avid fly fisherman whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Travel & Leisure, and Fly Rod & Reel, among other publications.
This fantastic competition gives you the opportunity to win either a bait rod or a fly rod with all the bits of tackle you'll need and if you're aged 12 or over they'll even throw in a rod licence to get you started
Live and silent auctions are planned that will feature thousands of dollars of prizes including a bamboo fly rod, custom-framed sporting art, guided fishing trips to Cape Cod, New Hampshire and Maine, fishing gear, and fly-tying supplies.