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    Set Up for Large Mouth Bass

    I've been using a regular six/seven weight for my bass fishing, but I don't think its the right set up. I think I need something shorter with a little more punch. Standard LMB (and some SMB) lake...
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    Unique Ways To Memorialize Epic Day

    So I just had an epic day steelheading on the Lake Erie system. Made all the more memorable based on the fact that it was my first time.
    I caught some really nice fish (including some beautiful...
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    Can't add much more that wasn't said before. I...

    Can't add much more that wasn't said before. I bought a 10 footer (Orvis Clearwater) for nymph fishing, but found that in nice open water it cast perfectly well for dry fly fishing. The 10 footer...
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    Traveling/Flying with Wet Waders

    Hello All,
    I am flying in a few weeks to hit the Lake Erie Tribs for my first steelhead trip. This is also the first time I am flying for a fishing trip.
    Its a two day trip. I don't need to shlep...
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    I too read this board regularly and post very...

    I too read this board regularly and post very infrequently. The reason being that with the combination of living in a big city away where any decent fishing is a trip and my job/life I don't have...
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    This trip is sounding more fun by the minute!...

    This trip is sounding more fun by the minute! Only a flyfisherman would drive 9 hours and spend lots of money to cover himself in three layers of underwear to stand in the snow for the hope of...
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    Clothing for First Winter Steelheading Trip

    Hello All,
    I am hitting a lake erie Trib in the ohio area for an early December steelheading trip (my first). As a strictly fall/spring SouthEastern NY trout fisherman, I don't think I have the...
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    Thank you, for now I have it down to the Echo Ion...

    Thank you, for now I have it down to the Echo Ion or the Clearwater as my daily reel.
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    You make a very good case!

    You make a very good case!
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    Thankfully the camera wasn't out yet for that!

    Thankfully the camera wasn't out yet for that!
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    Allan I am interested, I live on long island. ...

    Allan
    I am interested, I live on long island. With planning, I cannot participate on saturdays.
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    Yes, that there are a lot of great reels at any...

    Yes, that there are a lot of great reels at any price point and everyone has a favorite.
    I think I am going to go with an orvis, they've never steered me wrong and i just picked up one of their...
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    Wow, thanks, so what would you recommend?

    Wow, thanks, so what would you recommend?
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    Echo seems like a similar rod to the Ross...

    Echo seems like a similar rod to the Ross Flystart/cast premium type components in a cheaper reel.
    I am very intrigued by the Allen.
    The mid-line orvis are mid-arbor and I would like a large arbor....
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    That's what I thought too for years, my small...

    That's what I thought too for years, my small stream reel is a vintage eagle claw, but there is no question I need good drag, the first fish I caught i instinctively palmed the reel and lost the fish...
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    Economical Premium Reel Advice

    I know the title sounds like a contradiction, but here it goes:
    I just came back from a great day in the catskills where I had fish hammering my dries all day (thanks to a wonderful guide, since the...
  17. Thank you. That is exactly what I will do!

    Thank you. That is exactly what I will do!
  18. Thanks all, I will act on this advice and stay in...

    Thanks all, I will act on this advice and stay in Roscoe. can anyone recommend a specific stretch of beaverkill and/or willowemoc that I can fish on a sunday in april without annoying too many...
  19. Advice from anyone that fishes catskills and/or delaware river

    Hello All,
    I have a guided trip scheduled for a few weeks from now (early spring) on the West Branch of the Delaware.
    My question is what to do for the non-guided first day of my trip. I can stay...
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    Its funny you both say that. I met the park's...

    Its funny you both say that. I met the park's resident "instructor" and he told me "tenkara" is deadly there. I know little about tenkara and i barely have time to figure out "regular"
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    Ok this is all perfect. I always thought of...

    Ok this is all perfect. I always thought of nymphing as downstream fishing but I guess I am outvoted!
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    When you (both) say "fish from down stream" do...

    When you (both) say "fish from down stream" do you mean work my way downstream (like most nymphing) or work my way upstream (like some dry fly)?
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    How would you approach this small stream

    This is my local stream (its actually a small spring creek to be exact). Fish here rarely take dries although there is a ton of varied bug activity (that being said, I had at least to hard takes on...
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    That is exactly the one I was looking at. I...

    That is exactly the one I was looking at. I never bought any Allen gear but I am hearing good things and their people are insanely helpful.
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    I fished it last year on the Delaware. Was a...

    I fished it last year on the Delaware. Was a great rod nymphing rod, although wayyy too expensive for a specialty rod like that. I've actually been eyeing the allen xa rod.
    The owner (my guide)...
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