For those who love small streams, wild trout, and life...in their simplest form
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Cane and Silk Review and Some Thoughts
A review on the Cane and Silk fiberglass fly rod. This rod has now been fished by me for some time. The particular model is a 6' 2-3 weight 3 piece. I fished it with both a 2 and a 3 weight DT floating line and found it handled both lines well, but I seemed to have done better with the 3 weight. The action on the rod is soft and its presentation of the fly was delicate. While I did not fish this rod on bigger waters "like the Farmington" I feel it would handle that task very well. There are some small streams where the added length this rod offers will be an asset and I look forward to many days fishing this fine rod.
Last week at a presentation I was part of the interest in this rod was very high. The quality of the workmanship and the affordable price were key.
Some of my friends posing with the Cane and Silk rod.
I have had several requests on how I set up my leaders for fishing small streams. It's pretty simple and has worked for me for years. This diagram shows how I do it.
Some classics on there way to West Virginia....I took this photo in an attempt to create a little quiz for a future give-a-way...stay tuned.
Lastly I would like to mention the tragic death of Roy "Doc" Halladay....great pitcher and over the years has offered us many memorable games. As a Red Sox fan I remember many a game we faced against him.