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Post 16 Jun 2022, 13:15 • #1 
Joined: 06/15/20
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Location: Toledo, Ohio, USA.
I've posted a few in-process photos of this rod, but here's the finished product. 8' 5wt 2pc build on a blank by James Green in his Montana Trout series. Nice casting rod.

James gave me a few tips to work on getting a nice level finish using varnish. I still need more practice, but I think this turned out pretty good. Not completely level, but it'll fish.

Bethlehem Olive wood reel seat, pac bay guides, wrapped with Mocha, Brown, and Old Gold.

Post 18 Jun 2022, 07:53 • #2 
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Joined: 02/26/14
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Location: US-MN
Very nice! I would like to hear about James Green's varnish tips. I had no idea he had a Montana Trout series. How is the action, faster than his previous offerings I suppose?

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