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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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