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Old 03-29-2007, 06:58 PM
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Fishing Gear for Backpacking

I enjoy doing a lot of other things when I'm out backpacking such as photography, birding, plant identification, and fishing - to name just a few. The last one, fishing, has been something that I've struggled to figure out. I love fly fishing (and it's fairly lightweight by nature), but most of the places I hike aren't really fly fishing territory - mostly lakes.

I've looked at telescoping rods or multi piece rods, but most are heavier than I'd like, or they leave the eyes exposed NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-29-2007, 07:57 PM
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That's a cool little rod you've got there. I have a small packable rod that I could take with me if NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-29-2007, 09:05 PM
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Old 03-29-2007, 11:55 PM
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That's tiny! I first thought you added a pen in the picture to show how small the reel is. I do thin NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-30-2007, 07:22 AM
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Superlight Rod

Will that rod fit other reels? I've got a spincasting reel that I'd like to use...
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Old 03-30-2007, 07:42 AM
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I'd like to hear how the rod and reel perform. Keep us posted. It looks like a nice little set up an NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-30-2007, 09:46 AM
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When I'm in the Sierra I frequently pack a rod. I think fishing a remote alpine lake with brookies, NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-30-2007, 12:04 PM
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It just showed up last night, so I haven't had any chance to test it yet. The reel attaches to the r NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 03-30-2007, 01:22 PM
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haha! that thing rocks. I have to get one. So MN, what are you using for a fly rod? are there some NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 03-30-2007, 06:10 PM
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