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  1. Team USA Medals at the 2015 World Fly Fishing Competition

    "This year, the World Champion Fly Fishing Team USA took its first team medal, a silver, at the 2015 World Championship in Bosnia. Spain claimed a team gold, Bosnia/Herzegovina took the team bronze ...
  2. Free Kindle Edition: Fishing and Other Misadventures

    http://www.amazon.com/Fishing-Other-Misadventures-Bradley-Stoner-ebook/dp/B00EZHYET2/
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    If you have toluol or toluene, you can use it...

    If you have toluol or toluene, you can use it instead of Cotol-240. Toluene and toluol are identical and is sold in hardware stores as a a paint thinner. It is the major ingredient in Cotol 240 and...
  4. Trout Unlimited/Girl Scout Stream Girl Program

    I had the great privilege of participating as a TU volunteer in the Trout Unlimited/Girl Scout Stream Girl Program.


    http://www.tu.org/blog-posts/stream-girls-getting-girl-scouts-in-the-stream
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    I am the Silvercreek of UV resin that John...

    I am the Silvercreek of UV resin that John bought. UV resins can be used for emergency wader repair, for coating knots, coating and unraveling rod guide wrap, etc. I have, infact, repaired a barbed...
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    Assumption #5 - It is easy to decontaminate boots...

    Assumption #5 - It is easy to decontaminate boots and waders without harming them. There are non toxic chemicals that can kill all invasives.


    Fact - there is not a single decontamination method...
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    The felt sole controversy is filled with...

    The felt sole controversy is filled with incorrect assumptions.


    Assumption #1 - Felt soles are the primary method of spreading dydimo from one place top another and are the cause of dydimo...
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    Very nice...... Be The Heron!

    Very nice...... Be The Heron!
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    The "normal" way to line up the guides is by...

    The "normal" way to line up the guides is by sighting down the guides, reel seat up. Try this experiment. Line up the guides on your fly rod in that way or if you have alignment dots, match them up....
  10. Are you going to demo or actually try to teach...

    Are you going to demo or actually try to teach casting?
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    More Free Kindle Books

    Two Free Kindle SBS Fly Patterns - Mini Puff and Stone Fly


    http://www.amazon.com/Mini-Puff-Tying-Session-BOOK-ebook/dp/B00KO87R18/

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  12. Two Free Kindle books: ?Essential Trout Flies & New Zealand Lake Fishing

    Mainly a book for newbies, this book lists 15 flies with a materials list for tying but no SBS or photos of the tying steps or of the flies.

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    Two Free Kindle Books for Today

    Fly Fishing For Cutthroat in Northern Idaho: Selected Rivers and Tributaries


    http://www.amazon.com/Fly-Fishing-Cutthroat-Northern-Idaho-ebook/dp/B00WW50RRC/


    Stonefly CDC Fly Tying Session....
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    The mirror on Hubble had to be so smooth that it...

    The mirror on Hubble had to be so smooth that it was the equivalent of the surface of the earth having no bumps more than 6 inches high ---> smooth to 1/800,000 of an inch.
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    Renzetti Head Cement Bottle. Transfer the SH to...

    Renzetti Head Cement Bottle. Transfer the SH to it. Top has a conical seal so the you dont need to unscrew the cap every time you apply the cement.

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  16. Free Kindle Edition: Fly Fishing For Trout & Bass Fishing Tips

    Free for today


    http://www.amazon.com/Fly-Fishing-Trout-Successful-Basics-ebook/dp/B00HLAZOOE/


    http://www.amazon.com/Bass-Fishing-Tips-Techniques-Beginners-ebook/dp/B00X5ZTUXU/
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    VXP is a totally different rod and has not...

    VXP is a totally different rod and has not connection to the XP. A connection has been assumed and spread through blogs and posts, but is mistaken.

    Mark Bale from Sage explains the VXP at its...
  18. There are two main characteristics you need to...

    There are two main characteristics you need to match to get a smooth transmission of energy and forward momentum down a leader. One is mass which is a component of both kinetic energy and momentum....
  19. What is a name? It is a way to identify a...

    What is a name?

    It is a way to identify a specific item, as different from another item.

    For example, a Royal Wulff. We all know the pattern and the name indicates a very specific pattern. How...
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    I repaired the link. Not spam not. Sorry about...

    I repaired the link. Not spam not. Sorry about the first post.
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    History of Crazy Charlie

    Link repaired


    http://www.saltwatersportsman.com/techniques/fly-tying/story-behind-crazy-charlie?
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    Before I would modify a reel foot, I would cast...

    Before I would modify a reel foot, I would cast the rod to see if you even like it. Many old bamboo rods were really not great casting tools.

    So take several reels with the some fly lines that...
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    Portrait of Author Norman McLean

    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/03/23/the-stacks-pete-dexter-s-indelible-portrait-of-author-norman-maclean.html
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    The maximum step down is proportional to the...

    The maximum step down is proportional to the linear mass density change.

    I can go through the math but the short cut is to multiple the diameter of the larger section by 2 and then divide that by...
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    I don't head cement unless I need a shiny head...

    I don't head cement unless I need a shiny head for streamers and such. A 5 turn whip finish is all I use.

    I learned this from a professional Montana fly tyer and guide. If one of his flies...
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