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Old 12-17-2004, 08:34 AM
peter-s-c peter-s-c is offline
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Originally Posted by Gillie
There are a few other advantages to the spey rod. The greates of these is the time your fly spends in the water.
Ya, I kinda forgot that one -- like you say, it's the biggest advantage -- just pick it up and flip it out. I occasionally share a stretch of water with a single-hander user and the one thing I always notice is that I'm halfway through my drift while they're still false casting and fiddling.

If you guys could've see Dave's little Loop 7/8 bent double by an average sized Grand River steelie, then there wouldn't be any doubt about fighting fish on them.

Last edited by peter-s-c; 12-17-2004 at 08:37 AM.
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