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    Nicely done Len, your pictures always make me...

    Nicely done Len, your pictures always make me smile.
  2. Thread: Carp Flyfishing

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    A little late to the party, but thanks Dave for...

    A little late to the party, but thanks Dave for the link. Dreaming of on the water time chasing my favorite freshwater fish.
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    I use an 8' 6" 3 wt at my go to fly rod for most...

    I use an 8' 6" 3 wt at my go to fly rod for most spring creeks. Later in the year when the vegetation get tall it lets me cast above the weeds while in the stream wading.
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    I landed one ONCE with a 3 weight and 6X tippet...

    I landed one ONCE with a 3 weight and 6X tippet that took 52 minutes by my watch to land. Like I said, ONCE! Now I use a 7 wt most of the time and in heavier current I have an 8, 9 and even a TEN...
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    Fantastic captures as the Brits would say. I...

    Fantastic captures as the Brits would say. I really enjoy chasing these guys too. With the price of gas going for a crazy amount and the weeds on the small spring creeks getting taller and taller,...
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    Those took some fine material handling techniques...

    Those took some fine material handling techniques and really shoved what could be done with thread, fur and feather. Interesting to look at what can be accomplished if one practices his art and...
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    I really enjoy the first few nice days in March...

    I really enjoy the first few nice days in March since our season is closed Oct through the end of Feb. The fish haven't seen a fly in months and I haven't been out so the anticipation level is high....
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    Congrats on your new reel Wes. The more I fish...

    Congrats on your new reel Wes. The more I fish the more I am convinced it's the fisherman and not the equipment that counts. Don't get me wrong, I love precision, high dollar equipment, but the...
  9. Thread: A pair of Ashers

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    Nicely done Normand. Particularly like the blood...

    Nicely done Normand. Particularly like the blood red one, but both look spectacular.
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    I'm late to the party but wanted to say: "Nicely...

    I'm late to the party but wanted to say: "Nicely done indeed!"

    You said gold tinsel, looks silver to my old eyes. Nice job on the photo too.

    Rick
  11. Thread: Why buy new rods?

    by Clay
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    Nice topic for a thread. We buy something...

    Nice topic for a thread. We buy something because of perceptions that is will make us better and we will catch more fish. We want it. Perception and reality are on two different paths many times. ...
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    This is not to pick on you but to try and get you...

    This is not to pick on you but to try and get you to think about this statement. The rod doesn't do the presenting, the caster does. I know that some people talk about slower rods and finer...
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    I've went through this same buying decision...

    I've went through this same buying decision making process. I look at the high price of the phones, the much larger size, and the lack of cell phone coverage is most of the places that I fish and I...
  14. Thread: Orange fly

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    Carp Carrot by Mr. P here: ...

    Carp Carrot by Mr. P here: http://themrpblog.blogspot.com/2009/07/mr-ps-carp-carrot.html
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    Standard dries down to size 16 down eye, but...

    Standard dries down to size 16 down eye, but anything smaller there is more room to work and the hook has better hooking capability with a straight or up eye. Clousers just swim "correctly" with...
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    Davie is in my top three all time tiers category....

    Davie is in my top three all time tiers category. He does a fantastic job of teaching while tying even if the accent did take some getting use to - ha.
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    Do you use fins while in the tube? I like to...

    Do you use fins while in the tube? I like to position myself square to the fish. When the fish moves to the side of me, I reposition in my small pontoon with the fins. At first I thought you were...
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    I take pride in my casting and my determination...

    I take pride in my casting and my determination to incorporate many one handed type spey casts into my arsenal of weapons on the water. I have to admit that I don't cast with my off hand at all but...
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    I did one better. I gave him a rod sock and a rod...

    I did one better. I gave him a rod sock and a rod tube for free for his $5 rod so that he didn't damage it. I then took the kid to our TU fly tying class this past winter. I turned him into my...
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    Reminds me of the neighbor kid who brought over a...

    Reminds me of the neighbor kid who brought over a Thomas and Thomas rod he bought at a rummage sale for $5. Made this old guy jealous.
  21. Thread: travel tying kits

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    I think that many of us who either teach, give...

    I think that many of us who either teach, give demonstrations or want to have the ability to tie while on a trip have gone through this same kind of search. I first used this by Plano then went to a...
  22. Thread: Line weights

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    We have had many conversations about this exact...

    We have had many conversations about this exact subject on this board. These days I tend to not buy as many weights of fly line as I use to. I think that I have 12 or 13 outfits ranging from 3 to...
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    Good deal on the rod and the fish as well. Looks...

    Good deal on the rod and the fish as well. Looks like a nice big fish. I landed a 30" fish once on my 3 wt with 6X tippet. It took 52 and I said that I would never do that again. It wore me out...
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    I had NO issues with your comments 8. All is...

    I had NO issues with your comments 8. All is cool! I have a Folstaff knock off that if it get stuck in the mud comes apart at the Wrong moment, so I could completely relate to your comments. That...
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    While I personally use a collapsible wadng staff,...

    While I personally use a collapsible wadng staff, a Folstaff knock off, the only wading staff that sounds bomb proof to me is this one: http://www.redshedflyshop.com/SHARPES.html I know that the...
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