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New Gear

Post by John » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:01 pm

Just bought the Sage Xi3 8wt, is it wrong to be in love with a fly rod?

This thing is amazing.

The spinning rods have been put away
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Re: New Gear

Post by DaveR » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:52 pm

I've heard that before. Most recently from my long lining fishing companion this morning!
Congrats mate. A fine addition to the arsenal.
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Re: New Gear

Post by jbdba01 » Fri Jun 27, 2014 4:51 pm

It's only wrong if the relationship has been consummated. I believe that is illegal in many Southern states including FL.
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Re: New Gear

Post by EZYLYF » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:08 pm

Love my Xi3's.........

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Re: New Gear

Post by John » Tue Jul 01, 2014 5:39 am

Only two sessions with it so far and no hooks up yet.
Tough leaving the spinning gear behind
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Re: New Gear

Post by wilfish » Tue Jul 01, 2014 8:47 am

Keep using the fly rod , it will pay off someday soon.
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Re: New Gear

Post by John » Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:30 pm

3rd time out was a charm, 28" Red on a tan shrimp gurgler pattern.

Rod handled it well, and I loved every second of it, the affair continues
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Re: New Gear

Post by DaveR » Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:44 pm

Lovely! Bout 29 bucks an inch ;)
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Re: New Gear

Post by John » Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:09 pm

indeed but the next fish will cut that in half and so on and so on!
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Re: New Gear

Post by Rik » Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:38 pm

How can you put a price on happiness?
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Re: New Gear

Post by John » Tue Jul 08, 2014 3:23 pm

Indeed Rik, and that rush was priceless, he charged that fly like he was in a bar fight
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Re: New Gear

Post by Rik » Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:49 pm

From you that description means something
Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley

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