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Old 08-16-2010, 09:18 AM
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Fishing Pole Recommendations for Beginners

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Old 08-16-2010, 10:47 AM
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you're going to want something about six foot long when it's put together(this varies depending on w NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-16-2010, 02:29 PM
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Thank you.

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Old 08-16-2010, 04:41 PM
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In short, I'd opt for whatever fishing pole that you like and are comfortable using. Compact and lig NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-16-2010, 08:21 PM
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it's also worthwhile to maybe pick up a magazine on fishing, or a book on fishing in general(i'm sur NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-17-2010, 10:17 AM
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Great advice, dsuursoo. The good thing about talking to the "guys" in the shop is that they can off NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-17-2010, 07:21 PM
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not only can the guys in the stores(especially fishing specific shops) know a lot about local fishin NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-06-2012, 10:09 PM
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The simplest fishing rig is the pole. That is, the 2 or 3-piece bamboo poles, a length of line, 8-10 NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-07-2012, 07:11 PM
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Since your child is starting out and Im assuming your fishing fresh water inland lakes for pan fish NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-11-2012, 05:29 PM
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Thumbs up Great little rigs!

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