21 March 2015

• History of the Fishing Rod – Carrying Your Gear – Hook Selection


• The Fishing Rod’s Been Around for A Long Time


“While I have been fortunate in finding old fishing rods and other gear at flea markets and yard sales I have also received gear from friends. One of my favourites is an old wooden fly rod made from greenheart.

”The history of fishing rods goes back a long time. The earliest drawings of fishing with a rod were found on an Egyptian tomb that dates back to 2000 BC.”

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• How To Take It With You When You Go…Fishing, That Is


“;;;I’ve learned the hard way that many fishing resorts/charters a) don’t provide tackle; or b) provide tackle not really right for what I want to do; or c) provide tackle that, while pretty good, still isn’t as good as my own, or might have quality reels that lack full spools or were rode hard and put away wet….

”I think bringing your own gear helps ensure that your time and money are well spent….”

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• Choosing the Right Hook


“Walk down the hook aisle at your local tackle shop these days and you might just get dizzy. There’s more styles, sizes, and manufacturers than an angler could possibly fathom.

"So, what’s the best way to get down and dirty and outfit your tackle box with the best hooks to get the job done…?”

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