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    Hi, I am no expert on repairs to sliding rings...

    Hi,
    I am no expert on repairs to sliding rings but I am wondering if you were to trace the shape of the reel foot onto a piece of craft foam (such as we use for tying purposes) and then trimmed the...
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    Hi, Just so you know, Cabela's is offering a...

    Hi,
    Just so you know, Cabela's is offering a stripping basket very similar to the Orvis basket ($80.00+) which was originally offered by LLBean. The Cabela's basket is approximately half price of...
  3. Hey Byron, If you are going to make yourself a...

    Hey Byron,
    If you are going to make yourself a custom vise and you don't want to keep that "awful ole pettijean vise" cluttering up your tying bench, I would certainly accept your "gifting" the...
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    Hey Chuck, not to high jack this thread but you...

    Hey Chuck, not to high jack this thread but you are sounding as though Chris Helm has passed away. I know he sold his White Tail flytying supplies biz but I am not/was not aware of anything like his...
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    Hi I am not any expert either but I have ...

    Hi
    I am not any expert either but I have always thought that most species have their markings/colors influenced by their surroundings, substances present in the water and diet. As a kid, we fished...
  6. Thread: Home at last

    by gerri
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    jack, glad you ae home and doing well but you...

    jack, glad you ae home and doing well but you have to do as you Docs advise you particularly as regards drivng a car. If anything should happen while driving your car and the Doc has advised you not...
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    I clearly remember my first fly rod fish but it...

    I clearly remember my first fly rod fish but it wasn't a trout. It was a bluegill along the Maryland portion of the C&O canal. I still have the rod ... a 2piece metal thing about 9 ft long marked...
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    Hi Folks, pardon my belated weighing in on this...

    Hi Folks,
    pardon my belated weighing in on this thread but I have to say that a lot of the old timers I have met and spoken with very strongly advocate that the best flies to use when fishing for...
  9. Hi Allen, I am also in the market for a starter...

    Hi Allen,
    I am also in the market for a starter kit such as you described with a pen light but am having difficulty finding a source near me who can explain the differences between the various...
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    I would like to hear more about Tilapia. They are...

    I would like to hear more about Tilapia. They are one of our fav fishes for consumption. I have always thought of them as a freshwater species but aren't the canals in Fla saltwater? Back in the...
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    Anybody Know who sells

    porquepine quills and what are they like to tie bodies with? Are they tubular? Average Length? Are they sold in large quantities or can you purchase small amounts?
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    Beautiful Photos Byron! Thanks for sharing. Would...

    Beautiful Photos Byron! Thanks for sharing. Would love to catch a fish like that just once.
  13. If all you are teaching is casting techniques, it...

    If all you are teaching is casting techniques, it is not necessary to even put a fly on the line. I piece of brightly colored yarn will suffice. The best program for teaching kids about and "how-to"...
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    Need suggestions fo rappropriate hook

    I am going to tie a dragonfly pattern that will be used for bass but I would also like to test it on trout as well maybe in a smaller version. I am asking for suggestions on brand, type and size....
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    A surprise in Florida

    My son who lives in the ST. Pete area of Fla sent me a photo of a dragon fly he saw while out walking his dog. The insect is the pinkest I have ever seen. I had no idea that they existed in a pink...
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    Hi Dave, We have not tried the attachment...

    Hi Dave,
    We have not tried the attachment method you speak of, however we do have 2 different types of portable transducer holders that attach to our canoe (and also on rental row boats) by means...
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    I really like this new method and I am wondering...

    I really like this new method and I am wondering what the bonding agent is and what brand the curing light might be. Is it sold as a set? I have never seen such a compact unit in any of the catalogs...
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    LOVE this fly Ralph!

    LOVE this fly Ralph!
  19. Thread: St Augustine FL

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    Hi again Crash, Our guide out of Titusville is...

    Hi again Crash,
    Our guide out of Titusville is Capt. John Tarr. His service is called Tailhunter Guide Service. Phone# 386-566-9727. We last fished with him about 4 or 5 yrs ago so I hope this...
  20. Thread: St Augustine FL

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    Crash.... Forgot to tell you that 9ft 8wt or 7wt...

    Crash....
    Forgot to tell you that 9ft 8wt or 7wt will be fine and they use straight mono leaders. Clousers, Kwans, crabs should be good but check with the fly shop in Orlando or Titusville. BTW,...
  21. Thread: St Augustine FL

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    Hi Crash, I have not fished from St. Augustine...

    Hi Crash,
    I have not fished from St. Augustine but you are close enough to the Indian River/Taimiami Trail and with a guide /boat you can get into some very good redfish.
    I know there is a very...
  22. Thread: Am I alone?

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    Hey, don't forget Casting for Recovery, the...

    Hey, don't forget Casting for Recovery, the breast cancer flyfishing group that is for both men and women.
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    Thank you for sharing, Byron. That is a great...

    Thank you for sharing, Byron. That is a great photo.
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    Hi, a few years ago, actually about 12yrs ago, I...

    Hi,
    a few years ago, actually about 12yrs ago, I participated in a Federation of Flyfishers day camp that was held in our area (mid-Atlantic). It was a great experience geared to 11 ad 12 year...
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    I have Battenkills I &II and love them...durable...

    I have Battenkills I &II and love them...durable and reasonable but I have never done any weight comparisons, just whether or not they balanced with the rods I used them on. I also have Ross...
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