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PostPosted: January 17th, 2018, 9:40 pm 
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Location: Tokyo, Amsterdam, Paris...
I'm thinking manufacturers or brands that have their company headquarters based in one of the six New England states.

Thomas and Thomas
Orvis
Cheeky
HMH Vises
LL Bean


I'm sure there are more...add to the list...


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PostPosted: January 17th, 2018, 10:02 pm 
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Location: Near the tying bench
Old Town Canoe
Bogden Reels
Ardea Rod Company

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12 Weight
SS Flies
Casco Bay Fly Co.

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PostPosted: January 18th, 2018, 6:17 am 
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Regal Engineering
REC
Bailey Woods (CSE)
Thomas Rods

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PostPosted: January 18th, 2018, 11:12 am 
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Stevens Nets

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PostPosted: January 18th, 2018, 3:21 pm 
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12 WT out of Portland
Vibram boot soles are made in NE, and I think some companies use them in wading boots, I could be wrong on that.
Shaw & Tenney paddles out of Bangor area

Peter

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PostPosted: February 17th, 2018, 11:54 pm 
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Sadly, Bogdan is no longer making reels.

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PostPosted: February 18th, 2018, 7:14 pm 
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Aldo wrote:
Sadly, Bogdan is no longer making reels.


The last I had heard, Stan’s son was still assembling reels from parts on hand. Great reels for their target audience.

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