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#11152794 - 10/08/15 05:20 PM Guess I need to learn!
jasoniam Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 1159
Loc: Bedford
Went to the local pawn shop yesterday just to look around and I just happened to ask if they had any fishing rods....He said we have some trash ones but hey I got something we cant sell so we are making it down 50%!
He pulls out a TFO BVK 9' rod with tags STILL attached and a Lamson Guru and the sticker on it is $199! FOR BOTH!!!
He then preceeds to say it was lost in their inventory and I could have it for $100!
I put $40 down and ill get it out here in the next week or so!

So looks like I need to learn how to use this thing! any tips and or trips?
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#11153013 - 10/08/15 07:28 PM Re: Guess I need to learn! [Re: jasoniam]
Linecaster Online   content
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Registered: 02/23/06
Posts: 1064
Loc: Richardson TX
Hook up with someone who does fly fish, or go to Cabelas or Bass Pro on a Saturday morning for free lessons, or join a club or contact a professional fly casting instructor.
Should none of the above suit you go to YouTube and search for fly casting and fishing instruction, however this is going to cause a lot of frustration and a longer learning curve.
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#11153047 - 10/08/15 07:51 PM Re: Guess I need to learn! [Re: jasoniam]
Jerry Hamon Offline
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Registered: 12/31/06
Posts: 7333
Loc: Van Alstyne, TX USA
Hook up with the Dallas fly Fishers. They take great joy and pleasure in teaching newbies.
Also, Rex W on here is their casting instructor and puts on some top notch casting clinics for their membership.
Plus, you'll develop a circle of fly fishing buddies.

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#11153233 - 10/08/15 09:08 PM Re: Guess I need to learn! [Re: jasoniam]
Lane H. Offline
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Registered: 03/10/15
Posts: 113
Loc: Odessa
... wow!

What a find. The Lamsons are nice. Do you have line on it?
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#11153294 - 10/08/15 09:34 PM Re: Guess I need to learn! [Re: jasoniam]
jasoniam Offline
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Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 1159
Loc: Bedford
it does have line on it but what kind would be a mystery to me!!!! I should get it out next week as I am excited to tinker with it!!!!
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#11153364 - 10/08/15 10:23 PM Re: Guess I need to learn! [Re: jasoniam]
robert hunter Offline
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Registered: 06/14/10
Posts: 3352
No offense but just in case you can't get that out what pawnshop?…… that is an exceptional find for the price
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