Does TFO make good fly rods?

Are TFO rods any good?

Final Assessment: One-star rating out of five. While the rods had some of a premium rod’s characteristics, it does not have the company backing which one would find from St Croix, G Loomis, or other premium products. For an average angler, a $100 rod may be the best rod in their arsenal.

What is the best make of fly rod?

Best Fly Rods by Weight

  • Top 1 wt Fly Rod. Snowbee G-XS.
  • Top 2 wt Fly Rod. Orvis Recon.
  • Top 3 wt Fly Rod. Moonshine Vesper.
  • Top 4 wt Fly Rod. Orvis Clearwater.
  • Top 5 wt Fly Rod. Orvis Helios 3D.
  • Top 6-Weight Fly Rod. Sage X.
  • Top 7 wt Fly Rod. G. Loomis NRX+
  • Top 8 wt Fly Rod. Sage X.

Where are TFO fly rods made?

We’re proud of the fact that all Temple Fork Outfitters fly rods and conventional rods are handcrafted in South Korea. The manufacturing facility is controlled by TFO and the facility manufactures TFO products exclusively.

Does Gary Loomis own TFO?

Our exclusive Korean factory was (and still is) owned by a brilliant engineer who both Lefty and even Gary Loomis claimed is one of the best they’ve ever worked with.

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Who owns TFO?


Owner Groupe Média TFO (Government of Ontario)
Sister channels TVOntario
Launched January 1, 1987

Where are Bull Bay rods made?

The Bull Bay Assault Rod is a high-quality product made in the USA.

What is an 8 weight fly rod good for?

These rods can handle all kinds of lines, wind, and flies ranging up to larger patterns like bass bugs and saltwater streamers. The amount of power in an 8 weight also means it can take on some bigger, stronger species, yet more average-sized specimens remain enjoyable because it’s not too much rod.

What weight fly rod is best for trout?

The weight of the fly rod (which means what weight fly line you plan on using) will vary depending on what you fish for. But for trout fishing, generally a 4-weight, 5-weight or 6-weight rod is best.

What is a 3 weight fly rod good for?

The 3-weight rod is ideal for the tight quarters of small streams. Such a light rod is excellent for short casts that allow your fly to dance around obstacles crowding the water, and these rods are ideal for panfish and small trout.

Are TFO rods made in USA?

TFO rods are made in Korea, and they are not Gary Loomis blanks. But he is an advisor, and they are Gary approved rods. St Croix and Falcon will be your best bet for finding one under 100 bucks, and still made in the US.

What fly rods are made in Korea?

South Korean Manufacturers of fly rod and Suppliers of fly rod

  • Double J Corp. South Korea Manufacturer. …
  • River Runs Co., Ltd. South Korea Manufacturer. …
  • Joy Corp. South Korea Wholesale. …
  • Tg Corp. South Korea. …
  • Weihai Yinwan Fishing Gear Co., Ltd. South Korea. …
  • J.S. Corporation. …
  • Green Globe Lineco. …
  • Bouble J Corp.
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Where are St Croix rods made?

usa factory and factory store. St. Croix’s facility in Park Falls, Wisconsin manufactures our Legend, Avid, Mojo and other rod series. If you are in northern Wisconsin, be sure to sign up for a facility tour, or stop in to purchase your favorite rod right off the factory floor in our retail store.

Is Gary Loomis still alive?

1)Gary Loomis is still alive and producing some the finest rod blanks on the planet.

What blanks does G Loomis use?

Northfork Composites – Next Generation of Gary Loomis Rod Blanks.

Who started Temple Fork Outfitters?

Rick Pope, Founder and Chairman of TFO said, “Jason epitomizes a life-long commitment to sharing his vast knowledge welcoming new anglers to this great sport, while captivating us with his deep insights of trout behavior.”