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.
Suntech GM Suikei Keiryu Special (Mountain Stream Special)
by Rob Ruff (FJ Guy)
(Wichita Falls, TX)
I received this recently and took it out today for the first time. It's a tip flex rod which gets progressively stouter towards the handle. There's two zooming sections which extend the rod to 3.9 m. The zooming sections seat securely when not being used. The rod cap is a Fuji cap. I used it with two different lines, a furled fluorocarbon line (Shimotsuke Mai Line) and a #4 Yamatoyo hi-vis chartreuse fluorocarbon line. 5x tippet was used on both lines. The rod cast the lines well. I would not use a line smaller than #3.5 level line with this rod. I was catching sunfish in 96 degree heat. I fished for about an hour or so and the day was still heating up. The rod handled the fish easily. The zooming sections make the rod very versatile.
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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.
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