16 July 2015

• New Striper Record? — And Protecting Your Ferrules

• New Striped Bass Fly Fishing Record Possibility

“Joan Sharrott caught the big one…

”…the longtime Staten Islander...established a world record by reeling in a 39-pound striped bass using a 20-pound tippet…

”After a 30-minute battle of reeling in the fish, Sharrott brought it to the nearest tackle store for an official weigh-in, which revealed her world record….”

Please visit this link to read the full article and see a photo of the actual fish: StatenIslandLive

Notes: We presume the catch would first have to be certified by the IGFA before it is truly a record. Photo shown here is one of our stock photos.

• Multi-Piece Rods: Protect Your Ferrules

“Should a rod section slip and get loose while you fish—which typically happens in the upper part of rod—you may feel something amiss while you cast, but not always.

”If you are lucky, the sections will simply part, and a section will slide down your line. If not, the sidewall of the female (hollow) ferrule can crack while casting. And it is far more likely once you are bowed up on a fish….”

Please visit this link to read the full article: FloridaSportsman

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