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    somerset

    stayed home today because of the weather forcast. glad I did . roads are a bit ugly here in CT.

    planning on running down tomorrow if the snow stops this evening as forecast
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    Flies for Char?

    A couple of friends and I have booked a week in northern Canada chasing arctic
    char with fly rods this summer.

    Please, what flies have you found to be successful with arctic char ?
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    i fish soft hackles and nymphs for trout on a 11...

    i fish soft hackles and nymphs for trout on a 11 foot 4 weight for trout. on really small, tight stream, i'll downsize to a 10 foot 3 weight. either rod works just fine on dry flies when called upon...
  4. FS: 14 foot 9 weight TFO Lefty Kreh Spey rod

    Lightly used 14 foot spey rod, tube and sock for sale $175 (includes shipping and paypal fees). throws a 650 grain skagit head with gusto.

    a raffle win of a Thomas and Thomas rod has bumped...
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    sorry, but i was unable to find the emerald...

    sorry, but i was unable to find the emerald shiner pattern

    could you please post it here, or post an explicit path to the other listing?

    thanks

    garthman
  6. Mrsa

    i can't specifically answer your question, but when i was coaching youth wrestling , we had guidelines form the doctors about MRSA:


    if one of the kids had anything that you suspected was...
  7. Thread: Lead strips

    by garthman
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    i save the lead foil off the neck of wine bottles.

    i save the lead foil off the neck of wine bottles.
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    solvent

    i do not know if either of these solvents will work, but model airplane paint solvent or finger nail polish remover might do the trick. both are available in small quantities

    will acetone work?...
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    i have used a sling pack for the past couple of...

    i have used a sling pack for the past couple of years. I gave away my vest. i'd look for a sling pack that works with a day pack if you want to carry lunch, water, rain gear etc to a stretch of...
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    i'd like to see a video please. or even a...

    i'd like to see a video please. or even a step-by-step
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    clown feet

    I bought a pair of orvis waders without trying them on (shame on me, but I assumed the booties in a new model were really the same size as in their previous model) when i was headed on a big trip...
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    suggestion

    please don't think i am crazy for suggesting this. But, i would suggest you look at the back-friendly lady's shoulder purses that are tear dropped shaped ? my wife has a bad back, and she has one...
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    wader boot studs

    the studs in my felt bottomed wading boots need to be replaced

    would appreciate users' input please on simms hard bites, orvis posi grip studs, and any other brands you find particularly...
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    one of my rod building buds sent me a web site...

    one of my rod building buds sent me a web site for published data that says the TFO rods are typically underweighted by 2- 2.5 line weights, meaning it might take a 6 or or 7 weight line to make a 4...
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    i use a whistle lanyard, available in a sporting...

    i use a whistle lanyard, available in a sporting goods store for a couple of bucks. the lanyard loop securely hangs around my neck, and the camera stays in my shirt pocket. if need be, you can...
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    scissors

    Walmart sells Westcott Titanium scissors that hold their edge very well and very inexpensive. i started using mine as my primary scissors about a year ago, and they are still going strong.

    they...
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    fotos

    I have fotos; if you'll PM me your email I'll email you the fotos.

    garthman[/QUOTE]
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    for those of you who use Sulky thread

    here's a tip for those of you who use sulky thread (on a long or tall spool).

    you can adapt a Rite bobbin to hold the longer spools by replacing the existing spool axle with a 3 inch long...
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    a friend who flies into Alaska and rents a RV for...

    a friend who flies into Alaska and rents a RV for his time there, arranges to stay in his RV at the RV purveyor's lot that first night. he does a similar thing the last night before flying out.
    ...
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    shank material

    I have been using spinner bait shafts for the front end of articulated flies that I am going to hang a stinger from. chuck directly in a tube fly converter head, cheap, stainless steel, available...
  21. Thread: Lyme Disease?

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    lyme

    if the heavy metals "poisoning" was from his job, he might want to investigate a workman's comp claim to help with the medical expenses. i realize your question was about lyme disease and not...
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