have gotten emails from several customers concerned that their packages
have been lost because they are late and/or tracking data shows them to
have been in the Jersey City sorting facility for days.
Those packages are now moving. Most have been delivered already.
understand that shopping online this year has been unprecedented, and the
USPS, UPS and FedEx are trying to run beyond their capacity. In the 10
years I have been shipping packages, (thousands and thousands of
packages), the USPS has NEVER lost a Priority Mail package, and has lost
only two or three First Class packages. Please be patient. Your
packages will arrive.
Carp Rod for Steelhead
by Eric Shiflett
I wanted to try something different. When I visit family in Ohio during the cold months, there are only a few options for productive fishing. Muskie, Steelhead, and one trout river. I took my new Red Dragon carp rod out for a spin. The water was slightly high, but dirty, so my options were swing streamers, or drift bright eggs. I went with the latter for simplicity.
The first couple of hookups were heart dropping. The sheer power of these fish is amazing. Finally got the chance to land one, and disaster struck. As I was holding the line, the level line to tippet knot let loose! So, I got watch a 25-26in (approx.) steelhead swim away from my feet. That being said, the rod handled the fish quite well. I never felt under powered at any time. I had my camera with me, so I did get a few shots of the adventure.
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“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” - Benjamin Franklin
"Be sure in casting, that your fly fall first into the water, for if the line fall first, it scares or frightens the fish..." -
Col. Robert Venables 1662
As age slows my pace, I will become more like the heron.
The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.
Beware of the Dogma