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FIBERGLASS ROD FANATICS

USERS OF GLASS RODS OF ANY KIND AND ANY MAKE OR MODEL, BUT ESPECIALLY FLY AND SPINNING!

Location: TROY GROVE , ILLINOIS
Members: 43
Latest Activity: Jun 29, 2018

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Some more Old glass for you guys to see , hope ya enjoy em ..... 3 Replies

Hope ya guys all like this stuff as much as I do and hope this is eye candy for all of ya.....TOOTYContinue

Started by DAVID L EITUTIS. Last reply by DAVID L EITUTIS Feb 24, 2015.

new glass rod 2 Replies

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Started by jim cosgrove. Last reply by DAVID L EITUTIS Aug 21, 2014.

Learned on glass 6 Replies

You bet I used them. I learned on glass. That was all that was available besides the high dollar bamboo. My favorite rod was a little 6 1/2' Heddon 5wt. I started on a real cheap Shakespeare that I…Continue

Started by Ray Ditzenberger. Last reply by Ray Ditzenberger Feb 17, 2013.

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Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on June 29, 2018 at 4:15pm

Welcome to one of my groups James...... Hope you enjoy it .

Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on February 9, 2016 at 8:26am

Thanks JImmy you are too kind ......

Comment by jim cosgrove on February 8, 2016 at 11:30am

one of the best groups on BBG.tooty has forgot more on this subject than i will ever learn

Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on February 8, 2016 at 10:51am

HEY DEWEY, WWWWWELCOME TO ONE OF MY GROUPS and lots of pics of vintage stuff in this group so take your time and check em out...

 TOOTY

Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on February 23, 2015 at 4:49pm

Hey Craig welcome to one of my groups and I know your love of glass rods will be welcome on here and ppppppplease post some pics of some of the fine old glass I saw at your place the other day..

Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on September 12, 2014 at 6:28am

Hey Gary, WWWWWelcome to one of my groups and lets see a pic of that new Orvis Glass rod....Leaving on a fishing trip in 10 minutes and when I get back we'll chat.....

Comment by Ray Ditzenberger on August 13, 2014 at 1:28pm

Shakespheare made a close face reel that would fit on any spinning rod. Same concept but the fisherman was not limited to any given rod. I knew an old feller that use one on a 9' fly rod to softly cast bait in a stream with very little or no added weight. I think the rod he used was a lamiglass blank. He was quite successful with his technique.

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" Marvin... you are absolutely right about the text... try viewing in youtube by hitting the…"
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"Thanks Allen honestly ... I would not step on any ice thinner than 4" for the simple fact it…"
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"Thanks Jeff!... I looked at the Solunar numbers and I did not like… but I said what the…"
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Throwback Thursday.......Daily Double 2016

Time flies when you're having fun........back in 2016
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Throwback Thursday....Grandson Cody a Few Years Back

He was getting hooked about this time and now he is making a good angler.........
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Throwback Thursday....Nice Gill On Morgan Mary Kay

This jig pattern has been doing the work the last three years on the Albemarle.......very well…
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Throwback Thursday....Nice Gill On Morgan Mary Kay

This jig pattern has been doing the work the last three years on the Albemarle.......very well…
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Allen Morgan commented on jim cosgrove's photo
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"I probably could stand to do some Balanced Leaches.  Don't give me any more ideas,…"
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Allen Morgan commented on Slip Sinker's photo
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"Just watched the video, Slip.  I have a few questions. 1)  How much ice do you…"
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dick tabbert commented on dick tabbert's status
"I don't use mono I do use fluorocarbon but that's even better if I don't have…"
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Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Slip Sinker's photo
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"Enjoyed it Slip.......I now know that I'm not the only angler to get excited about a couple…"
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"Lol... ok Marvin... I should have used black instead of the green for contrast against the ice ...…"
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"Ken.  for my Old and Slow eyes, I sure would like to see the green comments that you posted…"
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Riverman replied to tracy willis's discussion No Knot Fast Snaps
"I have some but never used them... curious if they spook the fish or not. Hey SLIP... …"
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"Just wanted to revisit these as a lot of you guys are rolling your own these days.These fish well…"
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jim cosgrove commented on dick tabbert's status
"I tie directly,it is so thin i dont see it being an issue.You could color the last 10 feet with a…"
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tracy willis replied to tracy willis's discussion No Knot Fast Snaps
"thanks guys, i figured they would work well to keep a jig horizontal by vertical jigging. do they…"
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Slip Sinker replied to tracy willis's discussion No Knot Fast Snaps
"...they are a great aid for swapping out micro jigs... especially ice fishing. like…"
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Slip Sinker replied to tracy willis's discussion No Knot Fast Snaps
"...yep... the tool for the job"
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Badgerloader replied to tracy willis's discussion No Knot Fast Snaps
"I use them regularly. I suggest using a thermostat to change jigs."
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