NGTO Message Board
Welcome to NGTO!
Home ] [ Membership ] [ Donations ] [ Feedback ] [ Stream Reviews ] [ Stream Reports ] [ Maps ] [ Events ] [ Articles ] [ Rules and Regulations ] [ Archives ] Message Board ] FAQ ] [ Hall of Fame ] Sponsors & Supporters ] About ] [ Witticisms ] [ Distinguished Members ]
Welcome to NGTO!

Go Back   NGTO Message Board > Gear Talk > Rod Building
Register Blogs FAQ Members List Calendar Photo Gallery Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-03-18, 10:18 AM   #1
Mog
Hall of Fame Member
 
Mog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Hoschton, GA
Posts: 1,981
Default 2wt, 10.5' Euro-nymph rod

I am making 2 of these rods for a neighbor and his son. Here is in process shot of #1. This is a great blank - Ultra high modulus, nano-resin, Toray carbon fiber. Might buy a couple of them if I can find them again.

Custom grip. Maple burl, double dyed green and blue, stabilized.

Simple reversing chevrons wrap.
__________________
These brook trout will strike any fly you present, provided you don't get close enough to present it.
-- Dick Blalock

Last edited by Swamp Angel; 06-04-18 at 01:02 PM.
Mog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-18, 10:24 AM   #2
Jakkbauer
Native
 
Jakkbauer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: East Cobb
Posts: 316
Default

Your patience serves you well. Those are some incredible wraps. Highly skilled work man.
Jakkbauer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-18, 12:10 PM   #3
Swamp Angel
President
 
Swamp Angel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Lawrenceville, Georgia
Posts: 6,644
Blog Entries: 8
Default

Kurt, I absolutely love your wraps. That's yet another one that just pulls the eye into its depths. Would you post a bad one sometime just so we know you're not perfect?
__________________
If you have difficulty understanding the post above, read it out loud and it should make sense. This NGTO member is known for his poor hill-billy upbringing and his affinity for all things from Louisiana (particularly if it relates to LSU). It makes for a poor mix of accents and much difficulty in translation. He was doing well for so long, but now seems to have regressed.
Swamp Angel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-18, 03:19 PM   #4
Mog
Hall of Fame Member
 
Mog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Hoschton, GA
Posts: 1,981
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Swamp Angel View Post
Would you post a bad one sometime just so we know you're not perfect?
I'm gonna try hard not to do this.
But in reality, there have been a few I ended up putting the razor to. Usually the result of a layout error or a lapse in focus (which I never seem to catch early on, it shows up later when that missed thread becomes important). I did cut one off after completion because the colors just did not work for me.
__________________
These brook trout will strike any fly you present, provided you don't get close enough to present it.
-- Dick Blalock
Mog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-18, 03:22 PM   #5
Sighter
NGTO Instagram Controller
 
Sighter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Gwinnett County
Posts: 709
Default

That is unbelievably beautiful... Thanks for sharing Mog!
Sighter is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-18, 12:56 PM   #6
wrmann
Stocker
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 14
Default

Where did you get the blanks?
wrmann is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-18, 10:32 PM   #7
FlickNdip
Native
 
FlickNdip's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Gwinnett when I have to, Fannin when I can be.
Posts: 1,310
Default

All I can say is, wow. Great looking rod!
__________________
Check out my personal Facebook page Tight Lines Joe of North Georgia and my Instagram Page Tightlinesjoe where I give tips on different tactics, stream reports and pictures of Georgia trout!

Team Georgia Competitive Fly Fishing Team now has a Facebook Page and an Instagram Page . Check them out for great information, pictures and events!

New to fly fishing? Check out Monthlyfly.com For localized Match The Hatch Flies mailed to your door!
FlickNdip is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:07 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vB.Sponsors
Copyright 2010 - North Georgia Trout Online - All Rights Reserved