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Old 01-10-2002, 11:15 PM
fredaevans fredaevans is offline
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Well, a bit of 'yes' to alot of the above

A longer rod does give you an incredible amount of line control at large distances. But most 15 footers will do what you need .... unless you're fishing very wide water and 'have to reach out and touch somebody.'

Will this be 'over-kill' for most situations, you bet. But for specific applications this will be the 'go-to' rod.
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