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White River Fly Shop Hobbs Creek HC Series Fly Rod

   

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5

8'6"

Pieces:
2

Model:
HC865
  • $79.88

  • SKU: 850720

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6

9'

Pieces:
2

Model:
HC906
  • $79.88

  • SKU: 850765

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8

9'

Pieces:
2

Model:
HC908
  • $89.88

  • SKU: 959979

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Hobbs Creek® fly rods strike a fine balance between attractive, high quality components, and a pleasing price. Designed around our own easy casting IM-6 blank, these rods feature a components package normally found on much higher priced rods. Walnut reel seat inserts, aluminum alloy fittings, oversized stainless steel snake guides, and a high grade cork grip are standard. Rods measuring 8' and over are equipped with dual stripping guides. 4 through 6 weight rods feature a Western-style reversed half wells grip. 7 and 8 weight models have a full wells grip, and come with a detachable fighting butt. Rod sock is included.

T = Trout
P = Panfish
S = Salmon/Steelhead
SW = Inshore Saltwater
B = Bass

White River Fly Shop® Hobbs Creek® Fly Rods 4.5 5 24 24
good rod Nice action for the price. Reel was better than expected. July 27, 2010
Super deal Very nice fly rod with a great fit and finish. The 4 piece sections fit well. It is a handsom rig with great balance. June 8, 2010
Very Balanced I've used all ranges of fly rods from Cheap to very expensive. This particular one is my favorite. This is the second one the I have purchased. The only problem that I had with the first one, is that it is not very durable when it got ran over by several cars. May 24, 2010
Very Long Rod I liked the balance and action of this rod. It hands well, even in wind. I had a whole day with no wind snags or tangles. I would like to say that it is because of my technique but that would be a lie. It handled everything well. I was able to use it with reletive ease. the only downside witht his two peice rod was the length when tacken apart, still over 4'. A little difficult to get into and out of smaller cars. But action was great. May 17, 2010
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Rod replacement sections are not available. Rod tips are sold seperately online, such as 38-374-090-00. You may also contact Outdoor World Rod & Reel Repair Service to have the tip replaced at 417-873-5274 Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm.
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Does the rode came with a bag.
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The conventional answer that I've gotten from fly shop salesmen is that you can go up or down one weight. I've never tried it, though. My advice is to try it, if you already have the 5wt line and 6wt rod.
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I own the 8 wt rod and I'm wondering what action it is. It feels like medium-fast to me. However, I'm not sure. Feels like mostly the top third is bending.
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After using this rod, I would consider it to be medium fast action.
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I'm getting into fly fishing and i'm not sure what weight rod to get? i will be catching trout, from small native goldens to 20+" browns. i don't want to carry around 2 rods, what would best suit my needs. maybe a 5wt, im not sure. thank you
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I have been flyfishing for 30+ years, and I always like to recommend an 8 or 8.5 ft 6 wt rod as an "all-around" fly rod, especially for beginners. The Hobbs Creek 6 wt rods are great--get the 8.5 ft 4-piece 6wt if you want to keep it in your car or take on plane trips with you. I use my 6wt for everything from 6" brookies to 5+ pound salmon and bass. If I need a more delicate presentation (like for small trout) I use a double-taper line, and if I need to cast larger streamers or small bass bugs I use a weight-forward "bass taper" line (in fact, the 8.5 ft 4pc 6wt Hobbs Creek can readily handle a 7wt line, which allows you to cast bigger flies or deal with windy conditions). It's a lot cheaper and easier to have a spare spool with a different line than it is to have a separate rod. Just my $.02 . . .
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My preference would be a 6wt. It'll enable you to throw small flies and still have enough backbone for the big browns.
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I would recommend a 5wt rod. it is a good weight for the smaller fish. however, if you are aiming more toward the larger native trouts you will want to go up a size or two to a 7wt rod. The 7wt will help in the casting of a heavier fly and laying out more line. I also recommend the heavier rod and line if you begin to get into saltwater. Salt water fish can be more aggressive.
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Yes, the five-weight would be a good choice for you. Another thing to consider is whether you plan on throwing larger flies and streamers, such as wolly buggers and bead head patterns. If so, you may want to think about the six or seven weight rods. Fish size should be taken into consideration when selecting rod size, but don’t forget to take fly/streamer size and weight into account as well.
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My rod had a encounter with my trunk lid and lost. It is broken where the reel mount meets the grip. What can I do?
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Without actually seeing the condition of the rod and the severity of the break, this is a tough question. However, if there is non porous material at the mend area, it is possible to glue the pieces together.
Glue will not work if the only material you have to work with is cork or other porous material. There is a glue that I have used for many years to repair almost anything, machinery, toys, athletic equipment, etc. I stronly recommend J.B. Weld. Because of the type of product being mended, use the four minute variety. Let me know what you decide and how it works for you.
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I broke my rod today and i want to know if white river will replace them like b&m does?
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Yes, Bass Pro Shops brand rods are warranted for 1 year from the date of purchase against defects in materials, workmanship, and against breakage under normal fishing conditions, to the original purchaser. This warranty is void if the rod is in an abused or misused condition and does not cover "normal wear and tear."
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