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Echo Carbon XL Euro Nymph Rod Review

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Echo Carbon XL Euro Nymph Fly Rod review fishing competition Czech Nymphing

We’ve been anxiously waiting for the Carbon XL Euro rods to arrive, and they finally have! I ordered one for myself as soon as they became available to order. The standard Carbon XL has been an awesome rod for us, and we had high hopes for the Euro Nymph series of Carbon XLs – we weren’t disappointed, to say the least. I got out and fished with mine a couple times over the past week, and have been rather impressed with it!

The Carbon XL Euro...

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Trout Spey Rod Review 2017

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Trout Spey Rod Review Sage Redington Echo

We just got back from a Trout Spey trip to the Bighorn River in Montana, and had a chance to cast and fish a few different Trout Spey Rods. We had a great time fishing with some different tactics, and a synopsis of the trip can be found in this blog post. If you haven’t swung flies for trout with a lightweight spey rod, you’re missing out!

Redington Hydrogen – The first thing that comes to mind with this rod was how incredibly lightweight it is...

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Echo Base Fly Rod

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The misconception that flyfishing is inherently expensive keeps many people from getting into the sport, which is a shame. As fly rod technology continues to improve, the more inexpensive rods keep getting better and better. If you spent $500 on a rod ten years ago, you can oftentimes get a similar casting rod today for $200 or less. The technology and materials trickle down from the high end rods to the entry level rods after a few years, and because of this the inexpensive rods continue to impress us year after year. Echo fly rods have always impressed us,  and you...

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