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  • #6586
    yellowfin
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    I recently changed from my trusty old hollow glass flyrod to a graphite one.

    Graphite rods do conduct electricity, especially electric fences.

    I got a hell of a belt of a cattle fence, had my hand tingling for about half an hour :)

    #10515
    yellowfin
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    Lol, never had the pleasure but one of my rods carries a warning label “BEWARE OF OVERHEAD POWER CABLES CARBON FIBRE CONDUCTS ELECTRICITY” along with a lighting bolt symbol.

    #10516
    yellowfin
    Participant

    I can remember hearing about some yanks that got fried by a lighting bolt that hit them while fishing in a thunderstorm in some lake….might have been the rods might have been the boat.

    #11145
    fishsnatcher
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    well you’ll remember it for next time :) thats for sure…

    #11147
    Miliwolf
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    I got a zap from my rod on opening day :)

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