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    Dave E. No Dave I really can't. I fdish out...

    Dave E. No Dave I really can't. I fdish out ofd them now anfd then but, am really a yak guy. You shoulfd be able to finfd some canoe flyfisherman on the net. There is a canoe & yak fishing site...
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    Steelie D, You do not want to put your son (I...

    Steelie D,

    You do not want to put your son (I am assuming he is fairly young) in a tandem "sit in" kayak.

    You are both new, recovery should you dump with gear etc. could be bad.

    If you go...
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    J. Castwell "As we do have a kayak company who...

    J. Castwell

    "As we do have a kayak company who was willing to pay for sponsorship here on FAOL would you please take a look at his page on here? I was hoping at least one of you guys would suggest...
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    Some interesting thoughts here. I have both...

    Some interesting thoughts here.

    I have both solo and tandem and will add they are all rigged for flyfishing. My tandem is a beast. Approx. 16' long and 70 lbs. it actually has the third middle...
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    Bent Back Flash Tail

    Bent Back Flash Tail
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    Throw a towell down on your lap or over your feet...

    Throw a towell down on your lap or over your feet etc. and strip line on to it.
  7. I think people here, including myself, are being...

    I think people here, including myself, are being biased to there geographic location in the states. Which is normal,fine and even patriotic. If I were to try and have a open mind and really narrow...
  8. "Year round" ? They don't have a season on...

    "Year round" ?

    They don't have a season on large mouth Bass in Florida ?
    Panfish is probably open.........
  9. Barry, It's o.k. to disagree. Personally I...

    Barry, It's o.k. to disagree. Personally I think Florida is a great salt water fishing state. But, other than that all you have is Largemouth. "Panfish" I don't even count but that's just me. ...
  10. Florida & Texas ? Sure for "salt water" but...

    Florida & Texas ?

    Sure for "salt water" but that is another forum. I took this as a "fresh water" forum seeing about two clicks down we have a salt water forum.

    Having lived in Texas a couple...
  11. Great Lakes region, NY, Mich,Wisc....

    Great Lakes region, NY, Mich,Wisc. Ontario(providence)etc.
    and I would have to throw in Minn.

    Native land to Smallmouth plus Walleye,Pike,Muskie,Crappie,Carp etc.

    Oh yea almost forgot...
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    Fast/Slower materials issue.....as already noted....

    Fast/Slower materials issue.....as already noted.
    Fast rods handle sink tips, sinking lines & shooting heads better and more flyfisherman are using them.
    The main reason bamboo cost's more...
  13. Thread: Pike on Fly

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    An 8wt is fine as has been said. I use a 7wt for...

    An 8wt is fine as has been said. I use a 7wt for smaller river Pike and a 9wt for large Pike & Muskie.
    As said bring a sinking line or shooting head in the same.
    I like Tyger wire for a bite...
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    BigFlatBrook, I agree with your statement. Mix...

    BigFlatBrook,
    I agree with your statement. Mix in some antron with the Hares Mask. In fact with all do respect to Mr. Whitlock and his other patterns, The Red Fox Squirrel nymph is one of the...
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    Jalama, Try the Ocean Kayak Drifter sit on top.

    Jalama,

    Try the Ocean Kayak Drifter sit on top.
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    From a fellow yak flyfishers........nice story...

    From a fellow yak flyfishers........nice story and pictures.
    Everyone has ideas on rod holders and what they like or don't. Always a good idea to fish them raw a few times and think what would be...
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    2/0 Pike Flies

    2/0 Pike Flies
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    Buggers are the "go to" fly for those who swing. ...

    Buggers are the "go to" fly for those who swing. Just as, egg patterns are the "go to" for those who drift or float & fly.

    Here are some colors and sizes that I use and were made just for...
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    Marinaro's Patterns ?

    Where can you view some of Marinro's patterns on line ? I would also like to look at his wet's. What books have good photo's ? I live near the remote national forest area of North Western Pa....
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    Thank You, My main concern was for soft hackles...

    Thank You,
    My main concern was for soft hackles / spiders as a partrige sub. Do they tie down to size 14 ?
    Besides partrige I already use/have hen pheasant skin (nice), speckled hen backs (o.k....
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    Yea.........nobody has the Rainy's foam around...

    Yea.........nobody has the Rainy's foam around here either. I am not sure which mail order companys do ?
    After I use up some more of my belly hair I am going to try foam for my Pike flies for...
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    I was very surprised at how well the S.A. rods...

    I was very surprised at how well the S.A. rods cast. As someone said a real sleeper.
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    whiting brahma hen

    I would appreciate the pro's & cons of the Whiting Brahma Hen by those who have purchased and tied with them several times.

    Thanks in advance............
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    I know it's fun playing with tool's. But, I...

    I know it's fun playing with tool's. But, I have been looking at the same pre-made foam and simular flies at [url=http://www.rainysflies.com:1ac01]www.rainysflies.com[/url:1ac01]
    I am still...
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