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When Brandon Moon at Moonlit Fly Fishing asked me if I wanted to beta test out one of his newly developed fiberglass, the Nirvana PhoenixGLASS. “Absolutely!”, I said. “I’m a sucker for glass”. Brandon asked me to “provide an honest opinion on it and let me know what you think”. He knows if he asks me that, I will tell him the truth (good or bad), and I have. I have at least a dozen glass rods from various companies in my collection. Some I like more than others.  When you scroll through my Instagram gallery, you’ll instantly notice that I...

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photo by Bag Of Noodles Fiberglass is much softer action than graphite, even the fast glass rods are usually slower action than the graphite fly rods. Fiberglass fly rods take less effort to cast when casting 40ft or less, the casting motion is shorter and slower than fast graphite rods allowing you to enjoy the casting motion more and cast more hours without fatigue. We especially like the that you can feel when the rod is loaded better for more intuitive casting, this is especially useful for beginners. Fiberglass is a bit more durable and less prone to breakage than...

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