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  1. Thread: Fraud Alert !!!!!

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    (sigh) This is something I word-for-word posted...

    (sigh) This is something I word-for-word posted to Washingtonflyfishing.com:

    Hey guys.. wanted to check in.

    Ole Scott Martin scammed PAflyfish.com's members to the tune of about $1100. How do I...
  2. Thread: Glass Trap

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    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-rstweaYofL8/TeP2XaAHZOI/...

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-rstweaYofL8/TeP2XaAHZOI/AAAAAAAAATw/zFHGU2YQ4Mg/s1600/ec-crossed.jpg

    (offsite link to my unedited thoughts on the Eagle Claw Fealtherlight here. i like naughty words, you...
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    If you don't want to bother with the whole...

    If you don't want to bother with the whole furling thing, results quite similar can be easily acheived by hand twisting some via the singapore twist method: http://youtu.be/pbcVaEe3RIs

    i do this...
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    The rod comes with a very obvious hang tag...

    The rod comes with a very obvious hang tag proudly stating its made with Pac Bay guides.

    I've used my 7/8 hard, and all on the beach...if its gonna groove, then that rod'll show it.
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    You don't allow PMs, but if you hit me up at...

    You don't allow PMs, but if you hit me up at flibbertygibbets@yahoo.com and let me know to check it (I let the spambots harvest that one), I'll gladly respond to you.

    I'd definatly take that boy...
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    I don't expect having to operate the reel in a...

    I don't expect having to operate the reel in a fish fighting manner with the 5'9" willow branch, and just left the 1492 on it as God and Mr. Pflueger intended. However, if your 1492 is sitting there...
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    No, its not. Its actually really quite striking....

    No, its not. Its actually really quite striking. A nice deep green, with nicely matched wrapping and silver trim.
    ...
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    The Internationals (and the Orvis one) have the...

    The Internationals (and the Orvis one) have the Gerstner name, but are made of lesser quality materials offshore. If you're gonna go that route, just buy the HF or other no-name model. If you want a...
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    works for me. pm inbound.

    works for me. pm inbound.
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    Medalist 1498 or 1598 spare spool.

    Looking for a spool for a 1498, would also be willing to take a 1598, although its an inferior choice for my needs.
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    little late now, but when faced with this i took...

    little late now, but when faced with this i took two rods, a 7/8 fiberglass and an 8wt fast action graphite.
    i used the graphite once, and far preferred the glass rod. the lady fish were a hoot, so...
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    I can't comment on flats specific, but I can on...

    I can't comment on flats specific, but I can on general use.
    What causes haze is an excess of blue light, so cutting back on that is going to help you see better.
    So, we've got three general shades...
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    http://www.fieldandstream.com/blogs/fishing/2010/1...

    http://www.fieldandstream.com/blogs/fishing/2010/10/tie-talk-three-materials-six-midges
  14. Thread: sinkant?

    by gfen
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    I'm convinced Xink is just Kodak Photo Flo which...

    I'm convinced Xink is just Kodak Photo Flo which is more or less dish washer detergent, diluted.
  15. Thread: Thoughts?

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    At $500? No. But, I'll be honest... I don't...

    At $500? No.

    But, I'll be honest... I don't care much about Jesse James, motorcicles, or implied badassery, but I do dig cool looking reels...and yeah, that's a pretty sweet looking reel.

    If...
  16. Thread: back ache

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    There's a couple out there, but the ones that...

    There's a couple out there, but the ones that stuck out, to me, when I was hunting for the same thing were the Simms Backsaver and the Fish Pond something-or-another.

    Simms has two, there's a...
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    I don't seem to have much in the way of violent...

    I don't seem to have much in the way of violent strikes, most of my wet pickups tend to be after the swing, when its on the dangle and I start to pick up.

    Its killing me that I don't have it right...
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    [QUOTE=Heritage Angler;387498] Odd that two...

    Odd that two people would have such widely divergent feelings about the exact same stick (literaly!)... I use this guy for everything, and I find its action fits me quite nicely... So much so that I...
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    Money is no object? Hardy Marquis or an Abel...

    Money is no object? Hardy Marquis or an Abel Creek with a fancy finish.

    Money is an object? Used Orvis CFO clicker.

    Money is an major obstacle? Medalist.
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    I've become a fan of them, in a big way. I...

    I've become a fan of them, in a big way.
    I decided to splurge and bought an Abel reel to use as my knock around, do it all reel. I bought it for a 5wt line, but knew it could have upto an 8wt line...
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    The older models were Loomis, I've been told that...

    The older models were Loomis, I've been told that the new ones may be Sage/Redington, but I have no verifiable proof of that.
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    WTB: TFO Jim Teeny 8wt rod.

    Looking for the 9' 4 piece 8wt Teeny.

    Case not neccessary, but nice.

    Let me know if you've got one.
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