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Gaby Roy

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Gents, for those of you that have fished at a recent (last 5 years) world level event, based on your observations, what would you say are the top 5 brands or manufacturers of Euro Nymphing Rods used in these world level competitions?


If you could respond in a list format that would be fantastic.

Example (in no particular order)

1  Maxia
2  JMC
3  Marryat
4  Eikre
5  Sage



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Re: Top 5 Brands or Manufacturers of Euro Nymphing Rods used at Worlds?
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2018, 09:48:34 AM »
That's a tough one to answer because I don't really recall noticing what rod each guy I saw was using, to be honest.  I was often more watching tactics and techniques.

I know Sage and Hanak were popular, but there was a diversity in use beyond that.
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Re: Top 5 Brands or Manufacturers of Euro Nymphing Rods used at Worlds?
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2018, 01:32:32 PM »
It seems like competitors would fill out a survey of equipment used during the registration process. 

Shooting competitions (USPSA) do in everything from gun used, brass, powder, bullet, primer, holster, magazine pouch, holster belt, reloading machine company and reloading machine model IF they reload. 

Seems like a slam dunk and it only takes about 5 minutes to fill out.
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Re: Top 5 Brands or Manufacturers of Euro Nymphing Rods used at Worlds?
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2018, 02:12:34 PM »
Here's what Lance Egan, of Team USA, had to say about nymphing rods:
"Im unsure of the most used nymphing rods in the USA, but I see Sage ESN HD rods the most among my peers. Cortland has provided some great entry level and mid price point specialty nymphing rods that have been very popular as have Orvis, Echo and many other rod makers. My favorites include the 10 3 weight Sage ESN HD, Cortland 10.5 3 weight MK II, and 10 3 weight Orvis Recon."

I tend to agree about the ESN, as it is my personal (and my teammates')  favourite rod for nymphing!

I hope this helps! :)
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Re: Top 5 Brands or Manufacturers of Euro Nymphing Rods used at Worlds?
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2018, 04:52:08 PM »
I look forward to seeing how the Orvis H3 10.5 rod stacks up.

I am using one, but I am a newbie and dont know one from the other.  Its my first
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