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fiberglass -

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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Brandon Moon, furled leaders -

I started fishing furled leaders from the recommendation of my good friend and fly fishing mentor Jeff Bateham. After using them for several years I decided to learn how to make them, so I could help others have the same experience I had. I bought the book Furled Leaders by Steven Zondag in summer 2011. This book gave me a foundation but didn’t satisfy me. I then met Frank Schilt (who was taught by Skip Shorb), John Scott, and Michael Hackney on two different forums. They all have different approaches and helped me gain a greater knowledge of how I...

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