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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 April 16, 2013 at 5:56pm

HEY JEN THANKS FOR THE PIC AND GLAD YOU like the old stye stuff. MOst of em made today are very good and Cabela's of course has top shelf stuff generally.
  The old Wonderods I use and cherish are just about bullet proof and won't fish with graphite my self any more. Nice looking rod!!!! Tell me is it lighter than you thought it would be? Also I'll bet it's slower actioned than the carbon rods you been using . I have found over the years that the glass rods are very forgiving and a joy to cast once you get the speed right ..........

Comment by Jen Nayfly on April 16, 2013 at 1:50pm

Tooty,I now have a fiberglass fly rod. I Like it, it is a fun rod, it will take some getting used to.

Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on April 15, 2013 at 8:55pm

Ya all know that back in the day after steel rods came glass as the best replacement for steel and bamboo. Well back in 1953 this was available and still I think one of the handsomest rods ever made .........undefined

Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on March 3, 2013 at 4:01pm

HERE'S ANOTHER OF THE SAME MODEL BUT MARRON THREAD

Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on March 3, 2013 at 3:56pm

DIDN'T KNOW IF ANYONE EVER USED or has seen one of these rods so I thought I'd post a few pics......

Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on February 25, 2013 at 5:25pm

HEY LARRRY IT'S AN HONOR TO HAVE ANYONE JOIN ONE OF MY GROUPS.

I STILL use the old glass rods myself and have many wonderods and other glass makes in my collection..... Glad to have ya here!

Comment by Larry Dando on February 25, 2013 at 10:00am

Thank you for allowing me to join this group.  I still use an old wonderod and 1810 shakespeare reel of my dad's.

Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on February 25, 2013 at 9:31am

WELCOME TO ONE OF MY GROUPS LARRY and look forward to your views on glass rods of any kind...........

Comment by dick tabbert on February 24, 2013 at 8:05pm

Now all you need is a few fish to catch.

Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on February 24, 2013 at 5:24pm

YA KNOW DICK this is the first full winter I"ve been on the site and it has me so worked up and goofy waiting for spring can't stand it anymore. Doc's pond is full again and running out the over flow now and may go this week after the weather clears maybe on Thursday , just to check it out ......

 

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