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    Fly Goddess, Thanks for the info. Makes me...

    Fly Goddess,

    Thanks for the info. Makes me feel better about the 10' 4wt medium to medium fast action blank I bought.

    Sincerely,

    Gem
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    I am interested in floatants as well. Wonder what...

    I am interested in floatants as well. Wonder what would work best at the bench after you've tied up a bunch.

    But, be careful with the Gink products. I don't remember the exact name, Xink, Zink...?...
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    Fly Goddess....pls state what action your new 10'...

    Fly Goddess....pls state what action your new 10' 5wt is. You obviouslydidn't have to overline it. Just curious with that long a rod what action you like on it? I am going to build a 3,4,&5...
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    You don't like time changes? Move to my...

    You don't like time changes? Move to my state.....Arizona does NOT change it's time!
    Your watch will be accurate AZ time all year long.

    GM
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    Thanks Rainbow. I will test it on an arrow and...

    Thanks Rainbow. I will test it on an arrow and wrap some cheapo guides to get the mess and methods down. Iffen it's bad I will just search for some recommended stuff to purchase and use.

    Thanks...
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    Sorta on topic....icw dressings and Gink. Never...

    Sorta on topic....icw dressings and Gink. Never used a sinking treatment on a fly before. Bought some Xink? Zink?..whatever it is. One day decided to try it. It says once you apply this to your fly...
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    HideHunter THAT was a creative funny post! I...

    HideHunter

    THAT was a creative funny post! I got my laughter/tension release just checking this before going to bed. Well done! I am still grinning and chuckling.

    Thanks for that!
    Gem
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    Jack, Thanks for providing access to...

    Jack,

    Thanks for providing access to HideHunter. I have sent him my addy.

    Maybe now I will wrap and epoxy the guides on the rod I bought 1.5 years ago. After I have seen it done I may go to...
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    Jack, Thanks for this post. Hope it works out. I...

    Jack,
    Thanks for this post. Hope it works out. I have never seen a rod building video nor do I have one. I will be one of the first to request.

    Gem
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    Fly with Stinkum on it? Illegal n C&R?

    Plain Old Jim with yet another 3yr old question. In our C&R creek it is artificial lure, single barbless hook only, C&R.

    If you buy some liver flavored or some other kind of fish lure liquid at...
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    Jeremy, Don't worry about remembering...

    Jeremy,
    Don't worry about remembering it...uh.....because I don't remember it either......

    And thanks for the acceptance.

    Plain Old Jim

    [This message has been edited by Plain Old Jim...
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    My public apologh to Jeremy

    Jeremy,
    This is POJ. I hereby would like to make a public, for all to see, my apology for getting angry with you at a past post. I have read some of your posts since and you obviously know your...
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    Yes, LF....and I have two of their top end vises!...

    Yes, LF....and I have two of their top end vises! I can get a quicker response from Peter Rodgers from down under!

    Oh Well.....

    Gem
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    That's ok by me Roy. I not only a "Fishing...

    That's ok by me Roy. I not only a "Fishing Permit" but I also have a "Catching Permit" I made my own.

    Grinnin Gem
    AK.....furget Silver Creek till October.
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    Griffin & Cust Svc

    I am not sure this belongs in sound off or here. I just want more people to read it. And I state no pro or con but make your own thoughts. I have sent at the least 2 and perhaps 3 e-mail questions to...
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    Thougts on Magnetized Hooks

    Forget, but dogs have something like 500,000 uh...whatever...level more smell sensitivity than humans. Bats fly using radar with out eyes. Trout fly up to my fly, then turn and swim away. My hooks...
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    I Jimbo the bimbo have asked that question...

    I Jimbo the bimbo have asked that question several times of the old timers up here. Which reel. Most said the reel is only something to hold the line. When they build a new rod they look for the...
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    I'll loan you a rod. you can't win now....

    I'll loan you a rod. <grin> you can't win now. Just kidding. You might want to visit a Sportsmans Warehouse store if you haven't been in one. Especially the fly fishing and tying section.

    Have a...
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    Why use whip finishers?

    I have to ask. I am such a rookie at fly tying. Still trying to tie a good plain old wooly worm. I see and hear about several different whip finishing tools. I have a Mattarelli only. I learned how...
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    Thanks all for the info. Can't believe you would...

    Thanks all for the info. Can't believe you would go to the trouble to sandpaper your hands to hand whip. Probably not all that bad but sounds .....rough. <grin> I learned to do it by hand.....but I...
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    Agree with all the above. Just FYI there are...

    Agree with all the above. Just FYI there are three Sportsman's Warehouse stores in the big Phoenix valley. So depending on where you are, you may want to visit the one in Goodyear/Avondale, or the...
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    blueflycafe.com

    blueflycafe.com
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    If you go to that sportsmans guide website listed...

    If you go to that sportsmans guide website listed above and click on float tubes you will see an Arrow brand that weighs 42 pounds total in it's backpack including the oars and a foot pump.....for...
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    Not sure if they have a folding YAK or not....but...

    Not sure if they have a folding YAK or not....but SeaEagle.com has a folding pontoon they call the FoldCat.

    Gem
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    I retired from AT&T as Supervisor-Microwave...

    I retired from AT&T as Supervisor-Microwave Tower, Antennae and Waveguide Engineering. Way back in 1990 with the intent of putting in 20 years with a municipality for a second retirement plus social...
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