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Old 03-03-09, 02:54 AM
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Travel compact fishing rod and reel

Anyone know of and were to get a decent travel back packabel touring capable fishing rod and reel combo in a case . I need it to fit in a rear pannier . Or atleast cased small enough to carry fairly easy Thanks in advance !
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Not sure what sort of fishing you have in mind, there are a number of nice travel rods. Change the reel seat and/or rod tip with some and switch between fly and spinning. There are a number of small bushy
streams around where I live, nice for trout etc. So I often carry an ice fishing spinning rod with some ultra light tackle. Have often been mocked when I show up at a fishing hole on a bicycle with funny looking gear- I go away with a smile and fish.
ps. suggest more of a high end ice rod.
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look at the cabelas, orvis, bass pro shops sites
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look at the cabelas, orvis, bass pro shops sites
I have and maybe it must be ME I can"t find them on either site !
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What ever happened to the Pocket Fisherman?


The problem with fishing on tour if you cross through a number of States, you will need a fishing license for each state.
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I could not resist.

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Cabelas:
http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/te...287&hasJS=true

http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/te...287&hasJS=true

http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/te...287&hasJS=true

http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/te...287&hasJS=true


Bass Pro Shops:
http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/st...003000_100-3-1

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/st...003000_100-3-1
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I would get a four piece fly rod. Small rod and reel case is about 24" long. It has the advantage of having less limitation. Some streams and lakes are fly fishing only. Draw back, a bit more learning curve, and more expensive.
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It slices, it dices, it makes Julian fries! Oh wai that is different product.


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I don't get it. Is there something wrong with the "Pocket Fisherman", besides it is extremely dorky? I don't fish, but I have thought about it on tour sometimes...
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