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MnMikeOctober 12th, 2015, 2:28 pm
Minnesota

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My father passed away 8 years ago and he had one heck of a collection. Unfortunately I only fly fished with him once and haven't done it in 10 years. I have given some of his items to family/friends and have just stored the rest of it in a closet. I am considering donating a rod/reel and maybe some flies/tackle to a benefit for a guy I know that has stage 4 cancer.

To be honest with you I don't know what to give and what goes with what. I also don't believe there will be that many fly fishermen at the benefit so I was just thinking of donating a nice starter set but nothing too expensive.

I was thinking of pairing together an Orvis Graphite HLS 9' 3 1/4 oz (size 5) and a Redington RS2 3/4. Does that go together or would I look like a complete rube if I combined them together. I can list other items he has if it does not go together and maybe you can help me fit a nice piece together.
MartinlfOctober 15th, 2015, 1:03 am
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Palmyra PA

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Mike, I'm not familiar with the Orvis rod, but googling it, I note some are very fond of the rod. It was a premium rod a while back. The RS2 is a nice rod for the money. If you are donating, nobody is going to complain.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
VprinceiiFebruary 13th, 2016, 4:00 pm
Providence, RI.

Posts: 10
I got a lot of respect for you, to do that.
VJPrincipe

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