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    conditiion? age?

    conditiion?
    age?
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    Keep your spirits high... do not waver. Feel all...

    Keep your spirits high... do not waver. Feel all the prayers coming your way.
    later,
    an Oregonian
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    which model 1.5? I usually expect used equipment...

    which model 1.5?
    I usually expect used equipment to be approximately 1/2 of original retail...
    this set doesn't include the original rod tube.
    just my (humble) opinion.
    later,
    Peter
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    got a 2 piece 9'6" 5 weight RPL+

    got a 2 piece
    9'6"
    5 weight
    RPL+
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    Oh man, that original 590 LL was one sweet rod......

    Oh man, that original 590 LL was one sweet rod... at times I regret selling mine...
    later,
    Oregonian
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    I use 8' 4 weight for nearly everything to do...

    I use 8' 4 weight for nearly everything to do with trout fishing.... I have a few models (actions) so...
    the Winston BIIx will cast further than say the Winston TMF, for example.
    it's as much the...
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    I usually use a nail knot covered with...

    I usually use a nail knot covered with PlioBond/ZapAGap. I have used a loop/loop connection, I have used a piece of mono to the fly line & loop/loop to leader...
    I find the loop/loop & knots (not...
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    St. Croix's beginner's set up is pretty darn...

    St. Croix's beginner's set up is pretty darn good.
    later,
    An Oregonian
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    "Prospecting for Trout" Tom Rosenbauer

    "Prospecting for Trout"
    Tom Rosenbauer
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    If the rod doesn't have to be purchased new......

    If the rod doesn't have to be purchased new... you can find a nice Winston (made in the USA) rod for $200. I just saw an IM-6 (WT) 8' 4 weight for $175... if I didn't have 3 rods that size & weight,...
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    a guy in NY, Randy Kadish, has written some on...

    a guy in NY, Randy Kadish, has written some on this subject. & his novel, "the Fly Caster Who Tried To Make Peace in the World" has some basis in that subject area.
    I think he'd be the first to...
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    I dropped a Prestige spool. it bent. when I tried...

    I dropped a Prestige spool. it bent. when I tried to SLOWLY bend it back... it cracked. It's brittle cast pot metal. SO, as long as you don't tend to let your reel hit the ground too hard...
    later,...
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    This is (& will continue to be) an on going...

    This is (& will continue to be) an on going debate with "landowners" vs. river users.
    There is an organization out here (Oregon) called COMMON WATERS. In an effort to try to educate the, one way to...
  14. Thread: Dream Rod

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    I have a custom made 8'6" 5 weight IM-6...

    I have a custom made 8'6" 5 weight IM-6 Winston... great all around rod. smooth as silk. you can't go wrong with that one... if the ridgeline gives you problems try a Rio Selective Trout DT 5....
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    I was looking at a book of his last night & read...

    I was looking at a book of his last night & read this post this morning. Now I'm thinking about how odd & short life cycles can be.
    He is a legend.
    Later,
    an Oregonian
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    I know Saugerties... beautiful area. Woodstock...

    I know Saugerties... beautiful area. Woodstock neighbors.
    welcome.
    Later,
    an Oregonian
  17. Thread: Rod Value?

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    Isn't this the rod that got traded at a pawn shop...

    Isn't this the rod that got traded at a pawn shop for some woodwork? a bird call & a box? what was the cash value of those items? How much do you want for it? Will you sell it now if you think it may...
  18. Thread: Dan Bailey's

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    I have a pair for 3 years with not one problem! I...

    I have a pair for 3 years with not one problem! I am pretty hard on waders, too. I recommend them (& their boots).
    Later,
    an Oregonian
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    here's the deal. I was diagnosed in July with...

    here's the deal.
    I was diagnosed in July with sugar levels OVER 300!!!
    I heard it this time.
    Take Metformin.
    Changed my diet (totally)
    Started to excercise.
    Lost some weight.
    My sugars are now...
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    I have two (one broke so I guess only 1) Light...

    I have two (one broke so I guess only 1) Light Presentation Series (LPS) Rod(s). I think they are some of the finest rods I've cast. Very beautiful to look at & wonderful to cast.
    I think they are a...
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    nice stuff.

    nice stuff.
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    I've used the wonderlines... they were good. I...

    I've used the wonderlines... they were good. I always prefer DT when using 4 weight or below. for 15 bucks... not even a question about the deal.
    later,
    Oregonian
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    I'm still using a Gunnison so my input is from...

    I'm still using a Gunnison so my input is from other's feedback... the Cimarron seems to rate highter....
    However, knowing the Ross Customer Service... you can't choose a "bad" Ross reel.
    later,...
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    glad you didn't leave the forum... Later, an...

    glad you didn't leave the forum...
    Later,
    an Oregonian
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    see if you can locate a St. Croix combination of...

    see if you can locate a St. Croix combination of rod & reel (which is set up with backing, fly line, leader). I have purchased a few for student use & found them to be quite nice for the money. ...
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