Fly Fishing Forum - Reply to Topic
Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here Sage advice & fresh perspectives

Thread: Paying to Advertise Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options
Rate Thread
If you like, you can add a score for this thread.

Topic Review (Newest First)
02-21-2002 05:14 PM
capt_gordon
hats

I won't wear a hat that has a rod/reel manufacturer's name on it unless they a. give me said rod/reel or b. at least give me that hat. i look ling and hard for just the right hat to fit my (7 7/8) melon. When I finally do find one I like I just about wear it to death.
02-04-2002 08:24 AM
DFix I'm on board with that idea.

Oahu -
02-03-2002 01:31 PM
NrthFrk16 It all depends on where you buy the rod or reel from. In general, at our shop, we will throw in a Sage, Loomis or Ross Reels, etc hat when a customer makes a large purchase.

Many shops do not not though...
02-03-2002 11:44 AM
Roop I've never endorsed teh phenonmenom of the walking billboard fashion statement that seemed to have started in the 80's. We drop alot of cake for our equipment, a shirt or hat as a sign of appreciation doesn't seem to be too much to ask.

I must say that within Mitch's parameters, I was happy to receive a hat from my favorite reel manufacturer, Tioga. It was immediately confiscated by my lovely wife and of course looks 1000% better on her.
02-03-2002 10:37 AM
fredaevans
Mitch, you just hit one of my

major hot buttons. I'll 'bite my tounge' and just say I couldn't agree with you more.
Fred
02-03-2002 02:41 AM
mitch
Paying to Advertise

CASE mentioned this in the Reddington reels thread....he bought a hat that said Reddington.
My personal thought is that if I were to spend ~$500 on a rod or reel, then the company would throw in the $20 hat, $10 coffee mug, or $20 shirt. I would think of it as good/effective advertising. I may not be able to see what type of rod a guy is casting at 40 yards, but I would be able to see a Sage logo.
Buying and wearing hats from local shops/forums like this is the exception. It supports the business by helping to get the word out.
Am I out in right field on this one. Maybe it has something to do with my brigade of hats in the closet. My wife mentioned something to me about it a month ago and I quickly switched to the "Shoe" Defense
Aloha,
Mitch

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:33 PM.



Copyright Flyfishingforum.com (All Rights Reserved)