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    All good to know as I may get my first chance to...

    All good to know as I may get my first chance to get it out this weekend! Looking forward to it!
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    My new Ride...Literally

    My new ride. Literally. A new 2013 model Ride 115 that I picked up today. I really wanted the new Ride 115X Max but this one ended up being less than half the cost of that boat, new, and locally...
  3. Thread: NuCanoe?

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    My new ride. Literally. A new 2013 model Ride...

    My new ride. Literally. A new 2013 model Ride 115 that I picked up at Dick's today. I really wanted the new Ride 115X Max but this one ended up being less than half the cost of that boat, new, and...
  4. Thread: 7wt for Bass

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    I've asked my wife for a 9ft 7wt BVK rod for...

    I've asked my wife for a 9ft 7wt BVK rod for christmas. My plan is to use it for bass around lilly pads and heavy cover from my new kayak I'm getting after christmas. So, I think I've made up my...
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    Several years ago, I was fishing from a jon boat...

    Several years ago, I was fishing from a jon boat and turned the jon boat around to fish the other side of the inlet and when I went to roll cast my line out in front of me, I sunk the fly in the side...
  6. Thread: NuCanoe?

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    So, does anyone have experience with this boat...

    So, does anyone have experience with this boat AND a Ride 115? I'm now considering both boats. I like the Ride 155X model with the center console that is designed to hold a depth finder. And more...
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    Nice. I'll look into the BVK. Maybe someone...

    Nice. I'll look into the BVK. Maybe someone locally has one I can cast before buying. I don't travel much so finding one will be tough. Thanks.
  8. Thread: 7wt for Bass

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    7wt for Bass

    I fish for bass currently with a mid-flex 6wt and a cold water clouser line that throws somewhat heavy flies ok. I'm thinking about bumping up to a 7wt but want a fast action rod this time. Been...
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    I love redheads so much...I married one! Awesome...

    I love redheads so much...I married one! Awesome looking fly!
  10. Thread: Beginner Rod

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    Let us know if you try the Reddington Classic...

    Let us know if you try the Reddington Classic Trout. I'm in the market for a 7ft(ish) 2wt myself and am interested in some feedback on that rod. Thanks.
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    Thanks for the replies. I'll check them all out.

    Thanks for the replies. I'll check them all out.
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    Bamboo Rod Builders?

    So, I just sent in my order form for a Mike Clark South Creek ltd bamboo fly rod. There is a 3 year waiting list. No problem, gives me plenty of time to save the money. I selected Mike because of...
  13. Thread: NuCanoe?

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    Man yeah...how bout them Dawgs! Scary game...

    Man yeah...how bout them Dawgs! Scary game yesterday against UK...they have a great quarterback and our defense appeared to have stayed on the bus in the first half. Hope Mullen got a little wake up...
  14. Thread: NuCanoe?

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    NuCanoe?

    Anyone using a NuCanoe Frontier? Pros? Cons? Pictures of your setup? I had a Native Ultimate 12 once and didn't like fishing from it cause it was too low to the water. Was considering a Jackson...
  15. Thread: Selling Flies

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    Correct. Just looking to sell a few extras. ...

    Correct. Just looking to sell a few extras. I've got some listed on Ebay right now just to test the waters. If I sell them, great, if not, no big deal. I've done a few swaps in the past, and that...
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    I agree 100%. I wouldn't by a thing from a guy...

    I agree 100%. I wouldn't by a thing from a guy that posts such vague information yet wants everyone to chime in. And by the way, what difference does it make how many posts per year a person makes,...
  17. Thread: Selling Flies

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    Selling Flies

    I know this subject has come up multiple times before, but what is the best source or outlet for selling flies? I tie warm water flies - mostly foam stuff, hoppers, spiders, etc, and some bluegill...
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    I have not read through all the posts to see if...

    I have not read through all the posts to see if it has been mentioned, so forgive me. But I have the Griffin Odyssey Spider Cam Vise and love it. I've had the simple steel clamp vises before and...
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    So, If it happened last night, my question to you...

    So, If it happened last night, my question to you is, what did "YOU" tell him? The more I read all this, the more I am thinking he came into your store and posed the question to you. Am I correct?...
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    I've always used an Orvis Clearwater (the...

    I've always used an Orvis Clearwater (the original Clearwater) 9ft 6wt with a RIO Cold Water Clouser line. I like the slower action and the heavy weight forward line throws a big fly on the 6wt with...
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    Yikes! That's about as real as it gets!

    Yikes! That's about as real as it gets!
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    Thanks Guys. I've looked at them all and very...

    Thanks Guys. I've looked at them all and very interesting. I found another pattern online, youtube I believe, and tied a variation with materials I had. I'll post a pic later tonight.
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    Crawfish Pattern...anyone?

    Anyone got a good crawfish pattern for bass? Working on my spring fly box and want to try my hand at a crawfish. I'm a novice/intermediate tier so nothing overly complicated, please.

    A youtube...
  24. Thread: Fly sizes

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    Bass are aggressive opportunistic feeders. I say...

    Bass are aggressive opportunistic feeders. I say again, aggressive. Catch them in the right mood, and they will slam a popper on top and slam a clouser minnow stripped fast under the surface -...
  25. Thread: Spring Fly Box

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    Ended up not going. Took my oldest deer hunting...

    Ended up not going. Took my oldest deer hunting instead. It was still fun though. Been tying some more. Will post more pics soon. Thanks for the compliments. I found the pre-shaped hopper bodies at...
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