Like this thread. I am new to the adventure bike gig, but have fly fished and built custom fly rods for decades. I started carrying a rod in my HD Road King saddlebags, but that big rig cannot go up fire roads, etc. I have built myself a Thomas and Thomas Vector 6pc 5wt rod, and a T&T Vagabond 7pc 5wt with tubes small enough to fit in my new Mosko Moto bags on the G650, or in my Africa Twin hard panniers. Riding a bike back into the woods where a truck cannot go, to waters hardly ever fished, is a special day. I am itching to get out again ASAP to the N. Ga. trout streams and back roads!