Thursday, August 17, 2006

She Cast A Raspberry Fly Rod....

But it most probably did not come from a second hand store. The Rocky Mountain News reports that fly rods and other fishing equipment are now being manufactured in Raspberry and other colors that most men wouldn't be caught dead carrying along a creek bank. The reason for these less than masculine hues? 3.5 million fly fishing women!

"You have companies making waders and boots just for women and rod makers designing rods to fit the smaller hands of ladies - I'd say ladies are discovering fly fishing," said Pat Magnuson, vice president of IWFF. "It's fascinating to see the interest."

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