When I broke the second section on mine a while ago I didn't have much joy with Hends so ended up buying a new section from Toby at Funky fly tying who was selling them at that time.
I cant remember what I payed but I think it was quite reasonable to repair a favourite rod.
First trip on Friday to a WUF wild stream.
Fished with my newly finished 6’6 2#.
Perfect for these small streams and had a real smile on my face with the first Trout of the season.
Had a few spectators too.
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Thanks for the top tip Simon.
I haven’t attempted trim bands yet as I’m still learning but may be something for future builds.
I think I’ve been quite lucky with the way this one has turned out with the nice muted whippings.
I did see another tip the other day of a small practice area under the...
I’ve just finished building my second rod and the thread has ended up translucent.
I used FishHawk nylon and was surprised to be able to see the guide feet.
Should I have used colour preserver on the thread?
I quite like the results and the colour of the finished wraps.
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