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T.L Johnson fly rod blank, quality of this brand?
Posted by: Wayne Hughes (---.evrt.wa.frontiernet.net)
Date: March 19, 2017 08:49PM

Anyone familiar with T.L. Johnson SLS, fast action, Saltwater rod blank? One color offered.....Copper.

Only information found so far online:

"SL . A fast action rod delivering improved control and accuracy. SL rods are very light and performance-driven for those who
demand a powerful fast action rod. Beautifully built with nickel silver reel seat or all-aluminum reel seat on heavier models. Classic
components make this rod a solid choice for the angler looking for something more.

SLX . The big brother to our SL rods. Combining an extra-fast tip section with a powerful butt section makes for improved blank
loading. The SLX is still very light in the hand with superb performance. Faster loading makes this series of rods the go-to for
keeping your fly on the water longer. Classic components with classic nickel silver reel seat or classic all aluminum in heavier
models. A great rod for drift fishing.

SLS . This is our powerhouse saltwater fly rod, combining high modulus and carbon helix construction with superior design. Very Fast
action for driving heavy flies thru windy conditions. SLS rods have superior lifting power and improved strength. All SLS rods come
with saltwater-safe components and are backed by T.L. Johnson’s lifetime warranty. The SLS is the ultimate in proven saltwater performance.".

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Re: T.L Johnson fly rod blank, quality of this brand?
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: March 19, 2017 09:09PM

I can't remember who was making their blanks. I would suppose they're fine.

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Re: T.L Johnson fly rod blank, quality of this brand?
Posted by: Spencer Phipps (172.56.42.---)
Date: March 20, 2017 04:50PM

Wayne,
Met the gentleman, I believe his name was Terry, about 10 years ago, my mentor would have called him "fussy", in other words he knew what kind of product he wanted to produce and he didn't quit till he got it. I liked the ones I tried.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/23/2017 04:34PM by Spencer Phipps.

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