FLY FISHERMAN - 2014 GEAR GUIDE
'January/February - Current Issue'
"ALEKA A8 FLY RODS FEATURED FOR 2014!
"If you haven't heard your friends talking about Aleka yet, just wait a few weeks. The brand is new to the U.S. market, but with a strong European consumer base in place, the company has set up a new North American distribution center on the East Coast where it will almost instantaneously offer a full line of rods, reels, and soft goods. The A8 is Aleka's top-end freshwater rod with a feel the company describes as "smooth-fast|." We tried the 9-foot 5-weight on Lake Erie steelhead and enjoyed the light weight and crisp line control and mending for extended drifts both with and without an indicator. "The stiff butt and 'tippy' top half reminded me of the XP series - still one of my favorites..."
Thumbs up!! Review in current January/February 2014 issue on newsstands soon. Pick up a copy!
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