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    Hello Len, Photography is my second, but I use...

    Hello Len,

    Photography is my second, but I use a Fuji S207 with multy settings. However, all those choices and settings leave me room for poor adjustments. Hence, i make up the lazy thumb with...
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    Too close to the tree to see the forest

    Several months ago, I had requested information related to fly-fishing lessons for troubled youth and the response was great. Most important, the youth director at my place of employment has started...
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    DIY

    Here is the site that I found for plans to build your own Pontoon boat. Who knows, by the end of Winter, you might be ready for open water?

    http://www.jemwatercraft.com/pontoon.php
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    Others first

    Truly, I agree that others should come first after a rewarding day on the water. Then again, in some situations, placing other people first, this might be your rewarding day on the water.
    For...
  5. Thread: Harrisburg PA

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    Harrisburg PA

    Reference this site for another outdoor show

    http://www.easternsportshow.com/App/hom ... ame=100280
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    Welcome

    Welcome to the felowship of FAOL and a greater salutation towards the addiction of fly fishing.
    :D
    That being said, my best move towards catching the big one was shadowing an excellent mentour. :)
  7. Thread: ***Nasty***

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    Wilbur

    Thanks for the Dog?s perspective of losing a human. It caused me to stop and wonder about Wilbur?s (faithful Beagle fishing/hunting companion) reaction when I took off to the city for work and left...
  8. Thread: Trip Check List

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    Index Cards

    My wife is given the credit for this suggestion :P

    Index cards are great for the next trip; reason being, plenty of locations have special needs. For example: Camping and fishing in Northern PA...
  9. Thread: Trip Check List

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    The List

    Since the boys were in diapers, back in the day. :P
    Rubbermaid has been my friend because she helps store the camping gear and adventure equipment. However, it proved benficial to print out several...
  10. Thread: Winter Storage

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    Proper storage

    Back in the day....before this domestic, family lifestyle :)

    When our flat did not have enough space for 3 outdoor guys and equipment, we leased a storage space for under $30 a month.
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    Lessons learned

    My Dad changed his address on September 4, 2006; hopefully, he joined my Mom in heaven and share eternity in love. However, here on earth, I am struggling with the memories of numerous camping trips....
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    Spray Skirt

    Once upon a time, I did have the spray skirt with my yak and it was worth the investment. Not so much for the fact of staying dry during August showers, but surviving a roll during May hypothermia...
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    What's with Line color

    While reading an article about the new WF lines, I noticed the different colors of orange, yellow, and green. Could somebody tell me the significance of color and the effects upon trout? If there is...
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    Strange thing

    While fishing the Salmon River in NY, I was getting great hits on my last #16 Black Ant but there was a hit that ran line under a log. Naturally the line became caught in the bark and I had to wade...
  15. Thread: Canoe Repair

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    Dented Aluminum

    Reading over the previous threads, I have to agree with the battle scar appeal and let it go. Maybe paint a band-aid across it for conversation attention :lol:

    Meanwhile, my wife (who worked...
  16. Thread: Golden Rule

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    Golden Rule - Subparagraph 1

    During life, we take our automobiles to the mechanic, children to worship service, and spouse on a shopping trip. Hence, the fishing experience is created for balance of a person's soul to become one...
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    One Word

    1. Never take your digital out of the bag for that fish picture; unless you could afford to replace it.

    2. Disposable Fugi water resistant cameras are great for those fish shots.

    3. Laying the...
  18. Thread: Gear Question

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    While You are Walmart

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    Pick up that Personal Floatation Device for fishing this weekend! Thanks to Tropical storm saturation you might be caught by the flash flooding... :cry:

    Then again, Weather.com indicated...
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    Been There...Done That

    :oops: Glad to read that I am amongst good company that becomes complacent with modern gadgets. :D
    Thankfully, it has been a long standing order in this household, that Dad receives fishing gifts...
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    More Plans

    Here is another web site for free plans to build an 18' Canoe, but it also has plans for purchase. Apparently, the purchase plans have some great ideas.
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  21. Thread: Peddle Power

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    Great Find ! HPB

    Thank you for the links towards Human Powered Boat :wink: Here is the following links that I found really helpfull to start my winter project :D

    http://www.wisil.recumbents.com/wisil/h ......
  22. Thread: Peddle Power

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    Peddle Power

    Does anybody have a link that leads to home built clamp on peddle power? The commercial version cost $1100 and that is more than I am willing to spend. Besides, the children have grown and moved on...
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    White Deer Creek PA

    8-18-06: Set out for the evening hatch and check the water levels, sadly the creek is very low with no action towards terestials above the Water Company property and under I-80. :(
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    Bluegill Action

    Bluegills, these fish are gangsters. Meaning that they sworm the prey and submerge it by allowing the younger species to pop at it and bring it down to the larger/older of the gang. Naturally, the...
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    Glowing Safety

    My sons belongs to a local squadron of Civil Air Patrol, when he geared up for a search and rescue, the Captain requested each Cadet to place two snap & glow sticks in their provision bags. This is a...
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