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New Falcon Cara #13632292 07/16/20 12:54 AM
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Just curious if anyone knows if the Cara will be made in USA like the old ones or if they will be overseas?


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Re: New Falcon Cara [Re: Spyder_Jig] #13632328 07/16/20 01:35 AM
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I heard they were gonna be made in Mexico

Re: New Falcon Cara [Re: Spyder_Jig] #13632363 07/16/20 02:18 AM
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Wish they would just come out so I can handle one and compare it to my old ones. I haven’t found a solid replacement for the Caras since they stopped production.


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Re: New Falcon Cara [Re: coachmas] #13632394 07/16/20 02:52 AM
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Originally Posted by coachmas
Wish they would just come out so I can handle one and compare it to my old ones. I haven’t found a solid replacement for the Caras since they stopped production.

The Falcon Cara Amistad was my favorite but I went to Impulse and they have that same feel and I like them better.

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When they do come out what happens to the Expert line?

Re: New Falcon Cara [Re: coachmas] #13632667 07/16/20 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by coachmas
Wish they would just come out so I can handle one and compare it to my old ones. I haven’t found a solid replacement for the Caras since they stopped production.


^^^^^ This ^^^^^


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Re: New Falcon Cara [Re: Spyder_Jig] #13632744 07/16/20 02:07 PM
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Spoke to the folks at Falcon last week.. They told me that the new Cara's are coming from China.. When they ever get here.. Sad to hear..

Inventories are low as they only had a couple of the rods I wanted.

I have two of the original Cara's in the Pro Grass (8 stiffness) that are 12 years old. Flippin sticks.. I have caught literally thousands of fish with them at close quarters. Blanks are still perfect and I am getting all the eyes replaced on them.

Haven't found a replacement I like better.


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In regards to the new Cara's......don't knock em til you try them. Everyone said that about the Experts too, and they are pretty dang nice rods.

Re: New Falcon Cara [Re: Spyder_Jig] #13632799 07/16/20 02:47 PM
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Unfortunately, many of my old favorite rod companies have gone to overseas production. I still fish with old Falcons, Castaways, and some AllStars. Also American Rodsmiths! Some of these rods have literally caught over a ton of fish!

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Originally Posted by "Old School"
Unfortunately, many of my old favorite rod companies have gone to overseas production. I still fish with old Falcons, Castaways, and some AllStars. Also American Rodsmiths! Some of these rods have literally caught over a ton of fish!

Originally Posted by "Old School"
Unfortunately, many of my old favorite rod companies have gone to overseas production. I still fish with old Falcons, Castaways, and some AllStars. Also American Rodsmiths! Some of these rods have literally caught over a ton of fish!


I know what you mean. Still have a couple of old Falcons and still have one of my old All Star WR1 rods. The great thing about the All Star rods was if I had an issue I would take it to my buddy Jimmy Smith at Smitty’s and he would give you a new rod and take care of it from there. Won’t find customer service like that anymore.


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I have no doubt they will be "good" rods no matter where they are made. I just like my stuff made in USA. Hate to say but I've dumped Falcon and have switched to Kistler and Loomis


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Originally Posted by Spyder_Jig
I have no doubt they will be "good" rods no matter where they are made. I just like my stuff made in USA. Hate to say but I've dumped Falcon and have switched to Kistler and Loomis


I'm right there with you... When I need to replace them I'll be looking for a rod made in the USA... And I'll be replacing 18 of them... Dan

Re: New Falcon Cara [Re: NoWeighers] #13643592 07/25/20 03:09 AM
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Originally Posted by NoWeighers
Spoke to the folks at Falcon last week.. They told me that the new Cara's are coming from China.. When they ever get here.. Sad to hear..

Inventories are low as they only had a couple of the rods I wanted.

I have two of the original Cara's in the Pro Grass (8 stiffness) that are 12 years old. Flippin sticks.. I have caught literally thousands of fish with them at close quarters. Blanks are still perfect and I am getting all the eyes replaced on them.

Haven't found a replacement I like better.

Just seen a Facebook post by Jason Christie that he has received his first set of new Caras. Don’t really expect him to knock them but still curious how he compares them.

Re: New Falcon Cara [Re: Dan21XRS] #13643612 07/25/20 03:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Dan21XRS
Originally Posted by Spyder_Jig
I have no doubt they will be "good" rods no matter where they are made. I just like my stuff made in USA. Hate to say but I've dumped Falcon and have switched to Kistler and Loomis


I'm right there with you... When I need to replace them I'll be looking for a rod made in the USA... And I'll be replacing 18 of them... Dan


What reels are you putting on those?

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