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    No rain at all Micropteris...

    No rain at all Micropteris and yes, my hooks are always sharp. I actually like the 25# Tarpon the best...the big ones wear me out. I use the same rods for bluewater dorado and they run about the...
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    Albright XX Fly Rod

    XX fly rod cast long and hard if you use the correct line on them. I do not believe they get a fair shake in reviews against other rods where the test line is limited to the same one or two brands.
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    Bowfin, I am 6'1" and I also like the shorter...

    Bowfin, I am 6'1" and I also like the shorter rod, expecially when fishing from a boat or doing a lot of blind casting. I have 11 rods (8wt - 12wt) and 4 of them are under 9'. None of them are over...
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    All of the guides I know use Blue Lense on the...

    All of the guides I know use Blue Lense on the flats. I use Green or Chrome and see the same fish they do. I am sure there is more than a marketing reason to produce lense in different colors but I...
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    When I fish the Texas Gulf Coast around...

    When I fish the Texas Gulf Coast around Galveston, I find that a MOE fly (Mother of Epoxy) in amber works well. Mark Sosin and Lefty Kreh are also fond of the MOE for Permit and it is the staple fly...
  6. I just returned from a Tarpon trip to San Felipe...

    I just returned from a Tarpon trip to San Felipe de Yucatan. While we were fishing, I spent some time thinking about the Billy Pate DD Tarpon Reel I was using and the truly great service I have...
  7. If you can afford a quality machined reel, IMHO,...

    If you can afford a quality machined reel, IMHO, that is what you should buy. I have machined reals that are over 25 years old and they still perform flawlessly. I fish only heavy saltwater and I...
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    Cam Sigler Fly Rod

    I would like to purchase Cam Sigler 10wt and 12wt Fly Rods. pescamexicana@gmail.com
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    I have tried amber, blue, green and...

    I have tried amber, blue, green and chrome...amber is as good as any and better than most.
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    Look at this link: ...

    Look at this link: http://www.furledleaders.co.uk/pdf/how-to-shorb-loop.pdf
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    I fish the flats and bluewater only. I...

    I fish the flats and bluewater only. I discovered twisted mono leaders about 3 years ago when a guide friend of my from California sent me a couple he had made. It was love at first cast. After...
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    I live in the tropics and am lucky enough to fish...

    I live in the tropics and am lucky enough to fish more that most people have ever dreamed of. I have found that salt, sand and gelspun do not mix for me. You have to be careful, very careful with...
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    I like Cam Sigler rods and have several of them. ...

    I like Cam Sigler rods and have several of them. A guide I recently fished with described my 10wt as "a hot rod".
  14. Cam Sigler or Lamiglas Grande Bluewater fly rod

    If you have a Cam Sigler or Lamiglas Grande Bluewater rod you want to part with, please advise. Thanks, Tom
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    IMHO, Orvis reels do not stand up to saltwater as...

    IMHO, Orvis reels do not stand up to saltwater as well as some other brands. I use Billy Pate reels and they stand up to anything. They are not fancy but they last forever and Tibor's service...
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    Seaducers or Whistlers in red/white and...

    Seaducers or Whistlers in red/white and red/yellow, Redfish Candy in lime green, Mother of Epoxy, Epoxy Shrimp patterns and of course Crazy Charlies. Good Luck
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    The Avalon Fly will work. I suggest you also...

    The Avalon Fly will work. I suggest you also look at the Mother of Epoxy fly (MOE Fly). All Caribbean Yucatan guides have and use them. They also use them in the Keys for Permit. Look at this...
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    I fish only tropical saltwater locations and I...

    I fish only tropical saltwater locations and I fish several days a week. Unless you are using a VERY stiff rod, you do not need to overline. If you are fishing a name brand quality rod, you do not...
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