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    New Orvis Superfine Glass fly rods.

    Cool video of the new glass fly rods from Orvis. Love that they went with unsanded blanks. Check it out

    Video: Introducing Orvis Superfine Glass Fly Rods | Orvis News

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    Re: New Orvis Superfine Glass fly rods.

    You're not selling one?


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    Re: New Orvis Superfine Glass fly rods.

    I use the Orvis Superfine Series "Brook Trout" 4 wt for about 75% of my trout fishing whihc is on small - mid sized streams. I also have the predecessor "Tippet" rod from the 80's in a 3 wt. wich is a great Summer or limestone rod, and they are both great full-flex rods which I am a fan of. It will be interesting to see how the new glass rods compare to the current graphite series. Casting the current rods is as smooth as silk and I can detect the slightest wet fly or nymph take, and fish the tiniest of flies both dry and wet with 7x-8x tippet and strike and land good size trout in a reasonable amount of time. I have no problem fishing streamers with the 4 wt.

    I have no intention of replacing these rods, but I would be curious to test the glass rods out - might change my mind.

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    Re: New Orvis Superfine Glass fly rods.

    That's one nice looking tiger in the end of the video.

    Been thinking about getting a Superfine for a while. Gonna have to test one of these out before I make a decision..

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    Re: New Orvis Superfine Glass fly rods.

    Quote Originally Posted by golden beetle View Post
    You're not selling one?
    First he will buy it. Then next year sell it.

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    Re: New Orvis Superfine Glass fly rods.

    Quote Originally Posted by WBDluver View Post
    First he will buy it. Then next year sell it.
    Does it matter really. It's not like you could afford to buy it. You don't have a rich dad like beetle to take care of you

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    Re: New Orvis Superfine Glass fly rods.

    Quote Originally Posted by WBDluver View Post
    First he will buy it. Then next year sell it.
    Call me first...that looks like something I would be interested in...but I not buying it new!!!!


    anyone want to buy a 8' 6" 5 wt. G. Loomis Pro 4x? Tube, bag and rod......make an offer...used twice.....perfect condition, this rod fished a small creek outside of Bozeman Montana and caught the nicest looking rainbows I have ever seen.......It casts very well!!!!!! especially in the wind!!!!

    "I'm not out on the river to win." -Kieth Rutherford

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    Re: New Orvis Superfine Glass fly rods.

    Quote Originally Posted by MACFLY View Post
    Does it matter really. It's not like you could afford to buy it. You don't have a rich dad like beetle to take care of you
    I will have the money by this time next year. I have invested heavily in MySpace.com stock

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    New Orvis Superfine Glass fly rods.

    Quote Originally Posted by WBDluver View Post
    I will have the money by this time next year. I have invested heavily in MySpace.com stock
    MySpace isn't publicly traded. That makes you a large no wait ginormous boob. You probably still have that beat up old z axis you tried to sell as new 2 years ago don't you.

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    Re: New Orvis Superfine Glass fly rods.

    Yes i still have it. I will sell it in the spring after i post it on GST

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    Re: New Orvis Superfine Glass fly rods.

    You will of course ask for a more reasonable price yes

    "Angling is extremely time consuming. That's sort of the whole point." - Thomas McGuane

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