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  1. Thread: Net holster

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    Larry, I think I would have spent a lot less...

    Larry,

    I think I would have spent a lot less time fishing and more time dragging that magnet around in the sand if that was the case!

    Ted
  2. Thread: Net holster

    by tedshuck
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    I like the magnetic attachment too. The only...

    I like the magnetic attachment too. The only problem I have had with mine was when fishing the Blue River in Silverthorne recently. The magnet picked up about a quarter inch of magnetic debris off...
  3. Very, very true! I wish I had known this when I...

    Very, very true! I wish I had known this when I was trying to teach my kids to fish.
    Ted
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    If the world were flat, this is true. Remember...

    If the world were flat, this is true. Remember that the world is not flat. No lift required.
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    The dropped one would hit the ground first if the...

    The dropped one would hit the ground first if the ground is at the same elevation over the entire area of interest.
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    I would be surprised if they made more than one...

    I would be surprised if they made more than one rod as a 7'9" 5pc 3wt in 1995-1996. I would just call Winston's service/repair department and explain the situation.

    Ted
  7. Thread: Line Weight

    by tedshuck
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    Here is a guide spacing calculator that I found...

    Here is a guide spacing calculator that I found online. Good for a first evaluation...

    http://guidecalculator.cutthroattraders.com/#/

    I think most would recommend that you cast the rod with a...
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    Byron, My source was a fishing guide from the...

    Byron,
    My source was a fishing guide from the ArkAnglers fly shop in Salida, Bill Dobson.

    Here is an article from Karl Blankenship where he states that caddis are more pollution tolerant than...
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    I was told, earlier this year, that the recent...

    I was told, earlier this year, that the recent poorer quality of the Mother's Day caddis hatch on the Arkansas was due to the overall health of the river improving. Prior to about 2000, the river...
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    I have used Canadian Llama several times and have...

    I have used Canadian Llama several times and have been very happy with their products and prices.

    Ted
  11. Thread: surf tips?

    by tedshuck
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    I have not fished the surf on the east coast, but...

    I have not fished the surf on the east coast, but have on the west coast. Not sure if you should expect much difference.

    On the California coast, the standard set up is a 7wt rod with a 250 or...
  12. Thread: Dreaming

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    I have known several people who have had knee...

    I have known several people who have had knee replacements and this advice is spot on. If you do the therapy diligently, you will make a good recovery. Those who did not do the therapy have had...
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    Thanks for the pattern. I will tie up a few and...

    Thanks for the pattern. I will tie up a few and try them out.
    Ted
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    I have not tried it, but it looks like it has...

    I have not tried it, but it looks like it has potential. I can see a red ultra-chenille tail, bead chain eyes and a black soft hackle. Is the body crystal-chenille, large regular chenille, or some...
  15. I would go to the lodge manager as many others...

    I would go to the lodge manager as many others have advised. If the guide has offered you 2 night's lodging and guiding service for NEXT season, I would not count on him being there to fulfill this...
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    If this is for a reel where you are using 200...

    If this is for a reel where you are using 200 yards of backing, chances are you are not trout fishing. I think the blood knot would be fine for trout fishing where you are not stressing the backing...
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    The picture of a cliff on the old Coors labels is...

    The picture of a cliff on the old Coors labels is from South Table Mountain which sits directly above the Coors brewery in Golden, CO. The cliff is basalt from a lava flow, but it's been a few 10's...
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    You knew you were going to get different...

    You knew you were going to get different opinions. ;)
    I prefer the separate photo presentation. With the video, the viewer can only watch at the pace of the video. With separate photos, I find it...
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    I think that Targus is a brand of "The FlyShop"...

    I think that Targus is a brand of "The FlyShop" in Redding, CA. They have a website, theflyshop.com.
    Hope this helps,
    Ted
  20. I have largely converted to using the Davy knot...

    I have largely converted to using the Davy knot and the double Davy knot when I want a tight connection of the tippet to the eye of the hook, ie: not a loop knot. I find them very quick to tie and...
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    Oklahoma looks pretty flat today, but it is the...

    Oklahoma looks pretty flat today, but it is the home to some of the oldest mountains in the country, they've just all been eroded off at the top. Below the ground level, there is still some pretty...
  22. Thread: Sun Gloves?

    by tedshuck
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    I always wear sun gloves when fishing in the...

    I always wear sun gloves when fishing in the tropics and just recently started wearing them when fishing near home in Colorado. I have some by Dr. Shade that I like quite a bit and some by Buff that...
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    I had a knife found in my pocket at the San Diego...

    I had a knife found in my pocket at the San Diego airport a couple of years ago. They had one of these mailing services to take care of "confiscated" items, so I used it. As I remember, it cost...
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    The original Bauer McKenzie reels. They have a...

    The original Bauer McKenzie reels. They have a quiet outgoing clicker that is easily disabled. Not sure if their newer reels work the same.

    Regards,
    Ted
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    Jack, I think what you are referring to here is...

    Jack,
    I think what you are referring to here is the "Forhan loop". Here is a link to a description of how to do it:
    http://www.rodbuilding.org/library/forhan.html
    Regards,
    Ted
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