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    Sure a lot of different thoughts on how we do...

    Sure a lot of different thoughts on how we do things. Whatever works for a person is best for him I guess. Me? I'd cut the loop off and since backing is some sort of braid that draws up nicely I put...
  2. Thread: Mifi 2014?

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    Thanx for the response Rainbowchaser. Having a...

    Thanx for the response Rainbowchaser. Having a longtime cyber friend in Grayling I'd like to make the trip someday. I also have gone to bamboo rod gatherings around the country in the last few years...
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    It's okay guys. No need to respond to the...

    It's okay guys. No need to respond to the interloper. Tried to book a room for the week and two days guiding and they're booked solid. No Ausauble for me this year.
  4. rick is right. Test it out. Some years back I had...

    rick is right. Test it out. Some years back I had a fiasco when I tipped over my 12' boat coming into a landing at a small local lake. Stearns self-inflate vest didn't. Pulled the cord, nothing. Like...
  5. Thread: What to take?

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    I only fish in daylight too but the flashlight...

    I only fish in daylight too but the flashlight should be in there anyway. Otherwise yeah, all that good stuff but...NO BOBBERS...
  6. Thread: Mifi 2014?

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    I have a friend in Grayling on the River I've...

    I have a friend in Grayling on the River I've wanted to visit for some time. Can someone clue a rookie in on just what all ya' do on your excursion? I am in a situation with COPD that limits any...
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    Just wondering...where do you fish and what do...

    Just wondering...where do you fish and what do you fish for? What area are you in and what is it with the motel that was so bad. If I ever get a chance to get out and meet some of the boarders I...
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    Answer to question. NO. Would I have done it...

    Answer to question. NO. Would I have done it right beside you in those conditions? YES
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    Sorry, but I have it on very good authority that...

    Sorry, but I have it on very good authority that there are no trout in the WI driftless area. A few spotted dace maybe but nothing worth people traveling there for.
  10. Thread: Bored Again

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    Guess I'm not too good at this. Caught most of...

    Guess I'm not too good at this. Caught most of the freshwater fish but the only I'd bet a cup of coffee on is the northern pike, and if those are salted versions I may even be fooled there.
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    Thomas, I feel bad for you to be hit with that so...

    Thomas, I feel bad for you to be hit with that so soon in life. Hope you come out of it okay. Since I've been having all the COPD trouble I hardly get out of the house and crazy tho it is I've been...
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    If you're only as old as you feel I'm the winner...

    If you're only as old as you feel I'm the winner hands down. I'll be 70 next month and it's not the calendar or the mental years that cut the rug out from under me but COPD. I was fine until about...
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    I'm not sure about weight but what about the...

    I'm not sure about weight but what about the spray on or roll on that they use for truck bed liners? I was thinking about this for mine. Quiet, nonskid, washable and holds no water. I've seen others...
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    I am a relative newcomer to this board, but not...

    I am a relative newcomer to this board, but not to internet. My longest running board time is with a motorcycle board since 1999. Like mentioned, after years the same threads keep rolling thru, each...
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    When I drove home from Lake Superior Tech School...

    When I drove home from Lake Superior Tech School back to Two Harbors, there was a hillside near the MN Duluth U that would fill up with sunbathers enjoying the first strong rays of March and April. ...
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    Wow, one time it's swamp witch, Now it's her...

    Wow, one time it's swamp witch, Now it's her Royal Highness. Sure know how to play the game. Welcome. Wish we had some ponds around here that could hold a trout in the winter long enough to make them...
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    Look forward to it thanx. Have used some craft...

    Look forward to it thanx. Have used some craft hair but never in as nice a design as that.
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    I always considered them a handy snack while on...

    I always considered them a handy snack while on the water. Prefer them chocolate coated but raw works to take the edge off your hunger.
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    The nice thing about using the clear larva lace...

    The nice thing about using the clear larva lace is you can tint it any color with the underlying thread wraps. Even two tone them with two color threads. Much prefer the translucent coloring of clear...
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    Kelly, there must be a difference in laser...

    Kelly, there must be a difference in laser pointer wave lengths also since I have a couple and have tried them on UV and no setting effect at all.
  21. That is one beautiful piece of equipment. In one...

    That is one beautiful piece of equipment. In one sense it's out of my financial and tying ability league...but at the same time I have a few bamboo rods that cost well past that and don't fish any...
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    gigmaster, that bluegill Puglisi minnow is a...

    gigmaster, that bluegill Puglisi minnow is a beauty. Do you have an SBS or a video of that tie or is there one out there. Never done that type of fly but can see it working for shad, bluegill or...
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    Did the recent rains and mud slides do anything...

    Did the recent rains and mud slides do anything for fill reservoirs and streams are did it just wash thru too fast to really help the overall situation. Here in the OK and TX western plains we are...
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    Like I said, it's a discussion that could go on...

    Like I said, it's a discussion that could go on forever, and already has in many threads on many boards.

    Taking a slightly different tack, last fall I went on a guided trip on the Roaring Fork...
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    Is there not a fine and wavering line between...

    Is there not a fine and wavering line between jig/lure/fly? If you tie the pattern with bead chain eyes, bead, or barbell eyes it's a fly even if you use a 60deg jig hook, one of my favorites. If you...
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