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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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"We have retailers who are members of our organisation who were selling thousands of salmon fly rods in the past but now if it gets to 100 it's a good year.
Most of the tarpon fishing here is sight casting with fly rods. The mouth of the Ochlockonee River also sees some tarpon action.
I have often seen young ladies handling fly rods better than their male counterparts, largely because it is finesse and not power that lights a small fly with a dimple over a trout's nose.
At first, both pieces of the fly rod trembled and all eight feet clumsily flopped line atop the water's surface.
Exhibitors include Argentina Tourism, Badger Creek Outfitters, Baginski Bamboo Fly Rods, Baja Pirates, Bear's Den, Beulah Fly Rods, Cheeky Fly Fishing, Colter Fly Fishing of Utah, Cortland Line Company, David Foley Sporting Books, Dry Fly Innovations, Eastern Trophies Fly Fishing of Virginia, Expeditions North in Quebec, Fin & Furs Adventures in Maine, Fin and Feathers of Bozeman, Fishing Solutions, Fly Fish the Deerfield Guide Service, and Fly Rod & Reel
When he finally got it to the boat, I made ready to cast, but the skipper forgot to stop the engines and when I yelled "mirai", he being more excited than anyone else floored the accelerator and we sped away like a crazy thing, with half the crew flung on their backs in the bottom of the boat and me clutching the side of the boat with one hand and fly rod in the other!
Jeff, a life-long fisher, sums up his experience: "We caught over 100 fish per fly rod ...
In hands-on activities, the teens learned about fly fishing and fly tying, interviewed members of the local chapter of Trout Unlimited, and documented the work of fly rod maker, Douglas Moody.
Gage will portray Cornelia "Fly Rod" Crosby, a hunting guide with a crush on Annie Oakley.
"I want to catch a rainbow trout on the Yellowstone River with a fly rod."
Stephen is co-owner of Scott Fly Rod Company, which has grown tenfold since he bought the company in 1989 to become one of the largest premium fly rod manufacturers in the world.
The most common cast is when the angler whisks the fly rod forward and back using the forearm and upper arm - using the wrist to soften the motion - to load the rod tip with energy and allow the energy to travel the length of the fly line, creating distance and control.