Largest Fly Rod and Reel
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 26° 04.717 W 097° 12.402
14R E 679367 N 2885624
Quick Description: The operation of this fly rod would require 2 dozen men or one large Texan!
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2007 8:20:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM19X2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 196

Long Description:
The record for the worlds largest Fly rod and reel was set in 1999. It is on display 24 hours/day at this location.
The functional fiberglass rod is over 70 ft long. The functional reel is 4 ft in diameter and made out of aviation grade aluminum.
Date the Record Happened: June 12, 1999

Where did this record happen: Port Isabel, TX

Who Broke this record: Tiney Mitchell

Is there something to see here?: Yes

What is there to see here: Fly Rod and Reel

Website that Shows record happening or area now: Not listed

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