TFO Soft Hackle Rod
I bought the TFO 11'6" Soft Hackle rod as a Christmas present for myself with my wife's permission of course. I finally had an opportunity to use it twice this week. Once at Lake Tanneycomo in MO. and this past Saturday at Broken Bow, OK. I caught a 12" rainbow at Tanneycomo swinging a size 18 midge. I caught the 18" rainbow pictured at Broken Bow on the spillway creek using a size 16 hybrid prince nymph with a tan size 18 zebra midge below it. What a hoot. Not sure which fly hooked the fish because it came out once the fish was in the net. The rod did very well handling this trout.
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Col. Robert Venables 1662
As age slows my pace, I will become more like the heron.
The hooks are sharp.
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The fish are slippery when wet.
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