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#10594973 - 02/04/15 07:59 PM Micro Fly Rod
fshng84 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/04/07
Posts: 2593
Been tinkering with ultralight fly rods and Micro Fishing. Made one Micro Fly Rod using a Pen Fishing Rod and a Crappie Jigging Reel. It worked! Then, decided to tinker around some more... ended up buying another Pen Fishing Rod that came with a Mini-Fly Reel. After a few more mods, came up with Micro Fly Rod II... Fun stuff! May be of interest to some!


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#10602614 - 02/08/15 02:48 AM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Tested the rod today. Worked well on little fish, then went trout fishing with a 5-wt. Limited out! Video.

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#10602989 - 02/08/15 09:49 AM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
PowerLizard Online   content
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
There is a guy on You Tube that customizes and fishes with pen fly rods. You should check it out. His name is PaulPro PP.

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#10604337 - 02/08/15 10:07 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Thanks PowerLizard!

... changed the fly line, was able to get longer casts. Fished it today and caught little Bass, Bluegill, and Sunfish! Today's Video.

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#10621403 - 02/15/15 10:06 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Used the rod today to hook up with Trout! Fun stuff! Today's Post.

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#10625799 - 02/17/15 01:58 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Question came in on where we bought the rod and reel... here is the info for anyone interested! Info.

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#10634435 - 02/20/15 09:06 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Registered: 12/04/07
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Did some Micro Fishing with the Micro Fly Rod after work today... caught little Sunfish, Bluegill, and Bass. Today's Video.

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#10641498 - 02/23/15 06:25 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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More tinkering around with Micro Fly Rods... using old wine corks to make a rod handle. Today's Pictures..

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#10660156 - 03/01/15 09:25 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Was able to mount the reel seat and the hook keeper on the next Micro Fly Rod. But, the snow stopped, rain slowed... headed to the local pond. Limited out using an Olive/Brown Near Deere! Looks like this pattern continues to produce this Season. Today's Video and Picture of the Rod.

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#10669765 - 03/04/15 11:04 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Registered: 12/04/07
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Cold front arrived.... Stayed indoors and kept warm. Was able to finish the Wine Cork Micro Fly Rod! Today's Pictures and Videos.

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#10676197 - 03/06/15 10:33 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Tested the rod in the backyard yesterday, fished with it at on a quick trip to a local pond. Caught a Rainbow Trout! Today's video.

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#10680450 - 03/08/15 10:41 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Registered: 12/04/07
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Break in the rain; made a quick trip. Used the Wine Cork Micro Fly Rod to hook a few Bluegill and Sunfish! Fun stuff... Today's Video.

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#10732566 - 03/29/15 09:47 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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... headed to the Blue River for Trout. Caught one only. Still had fun especially catching it with the Wine Cork Micro Fly Rod! Today's Video.

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#10740031 - 04/01/15 09:49 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Started out fishing a five weight yesterday for Bass, did well but then decided to fish a COAF Griffith's Gnat in the Canal for little fishes. After a while, switched to the COAF Micro Fly Rod. Lotta fun catching them on ultralight gear; like that it fits in the fly vest rain gear pocket! Yesterdays' Video.

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#10744387 - 04/03/15 08:58 PM Re: Micro Fly Rod [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Tinkering around some more... made a Tanago Rod for Micro Fishing using ice fishing rod components. Details.

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