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Fishing rods for people with only one arm

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Lwe
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1/8/10 10:01 PM CST
Is anyone aware of how I can fish with either an ice jig pole or casting in the summer when I only have the use of one arm and hand after having a stroke? Are there any commerical products made that can help me both hold the pole as well as wind the reel with only one arm?

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1/22/10 5:48 PM CST
here is a link that will help

http://www.fhnbinc.org/htm/adap_%20gear.htm

thebassmaster
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1/9/10 11:07 AM CST
.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glrU4JKV1SI

Here is a little inspiration for you. He uses all regular equipment but then again he has had his whole life to learn how. Hope you can find something that works for you

[This post was last edited on 1/9/10 at 11:09 AM]
waterbugg
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1/9/10 8:05 AM CST
Try contacting "Fishing Has No Boundries Inc.". Their website has information on adaptive gear & a lot of other stuff. Phone no.is 800-243-3462. They have local chapters in Madison, Eagle River, Milwaukee, etc.

www.fhnbinc.org

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1/8/10 11:16 PM CST
ICDRI.org has a list of companies producing what you may be looking for. Also Adaptiveoutdoorsman.com. Good luck.

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