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    The Lee Wulff rods were top of the line from...

    The Lee Wulff rods were top of the line from Garcia and one of the most collectible
  2. Thread: Fiberglass

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    I have an 8' Garcia 9/10wt that's just about...

    I have an 8' Garcia 9/10wt that's just about perfect for my saltwater kayak fishing.
    It's not a distance caster, but it excels at landing powerful fish up close.
    Best 10 bucks I ever spent
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    The Global Dorber lines are made by Northern...

    The Global Dorber lines are made by Northern Sport which make a lot of OEM / private label lines
    If you're looking for the $10 over runs / factory seconds you can get them HERE
    I've had good luck...
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    This is the brook across the street from my house...

    This is the brook across the street from my house and what I consider small


    http://images2.snapfish.com/232323232fp5398%3B>nu%3D6489>74%3A>254>WSNRCG%3D3389%3B5%3A%3A56345nu0mrj
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    When I was a kid I wanted to be like Lee Wulff...

    When I was a kid I wanted to be like Lee Wulff and discover the next new undiscovered blue ribbon fishery.
    Still feel the same way.
    (the wilds of Labrador and northern PQ)
  6. Thread: Fiberglass

    by dudley
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    I still use the Lamiglass 4wt that my father...

    I still use the Lamiglass 4wt that my father built for me in 1972.
    I had a blue Conolon beforehand but the Lamiglass was at a whole different level from what I was used to.
    When graphite came...
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    My father built me a Lamiglass 4wt in 1972 Still...

    My father built me a Lamiglass 4wt in 1972
    Still use it.
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    That sounds like a Cabela's Prestige line to me...

    That sounds like a Cabela's Prestige line to me
    On sale now. 20 beans
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    Jack Gartside's Soft Hackle Streamer is another...

    Jack Gartside's Soft Hackle Streamer is another excellent fly that uses mallard flank, but just as a collar
    This streamer has a great life-like action....
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    The classic Hornberg has always been a go-to fly...

    The classic Hornberg has always been a go-to fly for me but I've never been sure if it was dry fly, a wet, or a streamer.
    It can used as all three. Most often for me it's a streamer.
    More recently...
  11. Thread: surf tips?

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    It's a good idea to scout out where you plan to...

    It's a good idea to scout out where you plan to fish at low tide and take note of the structure
    Reading the water is just as important in the surf as it is on a trout stream.
    You're looking for...
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    The Dorber lines are made by Northern Sport in...

    The Dorber lines are made by Northern Sport in Ontario. I have one that I bought in 1984 that still doesn't have a crack.
    In fact, all of my last 9 or 10 lines that I've purchased were all in the...
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    I fish 2 streamers in the salt most of the time....

    I fish 2 streamers in the salt most of the time.
    Using a loop2loop connection between the leader and tippet, I tie a surgeon's loop about 1/3 of the way back into my tippet section and attach it to...
  14. Thread: Fiberglass

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    I would pay $175 for one in top shape, but that...

    I would pay $175 for one in top shape, but that would be my limit.
    A decent one might be had for around $125 especialy those marketed by Orvis, LLBean, Abercrombie & Fitch, or other smaller shops....
  15. Thread: Fiberglass

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    I have 18-20 vintage glass rods A few...

    I have 18-20 vintage glass rods
    A few Phillipsons, a bunch of Fenwicks, W&M, H-I, Heddon, Gracia, Berkley, Lamiglass
    Some are better than others, a few are exceptional, and many qualify as tomato...
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    I was fishing out of my kayak in Long Island...

    I was fishing out of my kayak in Long Island Sound near Fishers Island, NY.
    Two real stunt planes were having their fun with a simulated dog fight.
    One of the planes buzzed me, lost control and...
  17. I didn't assume anything. I just related what I...

    I didn't assume anything. I just related what I know from my personal hands-on experience in handling hatchery trout
  18. I'm late to the party here and frankly I didn't...

    I'm late to the party here and frankly I didn't read the whole thread.
    I would however like to comment on a statement someone made about stocked trout having clipped fins.

    I worked at a state...
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    Lou Tabory is from Redding and as I remember he...

    Lou Tabory is from Redding and as I remember he talks about fishing the Norwalk Islands in his book Inshore Fly Fishing
    Picking up a copy of that book wouldn't hurt. He also wrote Lou Tabory's...
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    I've been attacked by otters... twice They don't...

    I've been attacked by otters... twice
    They don't like float tubes :shock:
  21. Thread: Gold Panning

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    In Maine just this past week there was a...

    In Maine just this past week there was a committee meeting to discuss a bill banning mechanical dredging in certain spawning streams of Atlantic salmon, land locked salmon and brook trout.
    At this...
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    I wear a wool Jones style hat from Johnson Woolen...

    I wear a wool Jones style hat from Johnson Woolen Mills

    http://www.chuckhawks.com/plaid_hunting_cap.jpg
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    I agree, puffballs don't do it for me either....

    I agree, puffballs don't do it for me either. There's plenty of other 'shrooms out there that are much tastier
    I collect and dry a lot of black trumpets which are a kind of chanterelle. Despite...
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    I search high and low this time of year for the...

    I search high and low this time of year for the hen-of-the woods. Also known as ramshead and often by the Japanese name Miatake.
    They're also very distinctive and in my area grow at the base of the...
  25. Thread: Glass?

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    I have around 20 vintage glass rods. You can find...

    I have around 20 vintage glass rods. You can find them at yard sales or online cheap if you're patient .
    My first "good" fly rod was a Lamiglas that my father built for me in 1972 and I didn't get...
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