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 Posted: Tue Apr 18th, 2017 04:58 pm
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mad mike
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Good Afternoon ladies and gents :)

I wanted to get peoples' views and experiences with Snowbee fly fishing products here in SA.

I had a look at the rods and lines at Kingfisher and they seem to be of a good quality, but a nice box and good performance aren't always the same thing ;)

Please let me know if you have tried any of the products
(I'm mainly referring to freshwater Fly fishing but any reviews are helpful).

Mike ::tight:

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 Posted: Tue Apr 18th, 2017 09:26 pm
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I have a snowbee float tube, so far so good never had any issues with mine.

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 Posted: Thu Apr 20th, 2017 03:45 pm
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Snowbee fly fishing products are good - Kingfisher stocks them locally.

Check out:
for more info. UK flyfishers demand quality products.

There are also some bargains to be had in their clearance items, despite the exchange rate. I recently got myself a clearance 5wt Snowbee Prestige Switch fly rod - very happy with it. Their flylines are also nice ...

10123 Snowbee Prestige Switch Rod 10ft 8ins #5 4-pce — £96.33
This 5wt switch works well with 250gr fly lines (approx. 8 Weight AFTMA).
Also check out:
where this Snowbee Switch Rod gets a good review (and a good case is made for using Switch Rods for trout!) …

Also see:
for British made Barrio Fly lines – a very nice quality product at a reasonable price despite the exchange rate. Mike Barrio ships directly to SA - postage free.


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 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 11:53 am
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Mr M

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I have the Snowbee chest waders for about a year now - been happy with the product thus far.

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