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    Sage 4640 reel question

    Guys,

    I don't have access to any Sage Dealers here in MS. I just finished the build of my Sage One 390-4, and I now need a reel to put on it. My problem is the downlocking reel seat will not fit...
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    Thanks for the help everyone. Ive got some...

    Thanks for the help everyone. Ive got some suggestions to research while waiting on a flight.
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    Sage One 3 wt reel suggestion

    I am in the middle of building my new Sage One 3wt rod. I am looking for some suggestions for a reel to pair with it. Any suggestions? I plan on using 4wt SharkSkin line, as the blank is very...
  4. Thanks for all the help. Part of my journey as a...

    Thanks for all the help. Part of my journey as a fly fisherman brought me to making my own rods and now, similar to fly tying, it is hard to fish something I did not build, which is why my wife...
  5. I like a faster rod, and can reach areas other...

    I like a faster rod, and can reach areas other struggle reaching. Since switching to a 3 wt Bingham blank(great inexpensive blank) I have noticed a huge reduction in line breaks, as I tend to fish...
  6. Dream Rod selection. I need some help picking the best rod blank under $400

    Ok, I posted this on a rod building site, but I want to hear from you guys as well. I make my own rods, but typically don't spend much on the rods I use. My lovely wife basically got me a$400 to...
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    I use a tactical style pullover face mask that...

    I use a tactical style pullover face mask that has inserts for warm packs at the ears. Keeps you warm and toasty for 12 hours.
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    Three rods for sale

    I have the following rods for sale. All were purchased on this site and lightly used. Two are custom built by members of this site. I am now building my own rods, so I have decided to sell any...
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    closed cell foam for midge pattern

    I am looking for some closed cell foam for a midge dry fly pattern I want to try. I have the foam craft sheets, but I need something more like a sponge. I imagine a craft store will have something...
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    This fish was on Saturday the weekend of the sow...

    This fish was on Saturday the weekend of the sow bug roundup. The weather was perfect.
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    We got a picture as well before releasing it. ...

    We got a picture as well before releasing it. Right before we caught this, I helped a young lady fishing past us with some mending tips. She had been casting on the far side of the stream for an...
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    Are you still having trouble seeing it?

    Are you still having trouble seeing it?
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    Nice Rainbow caught by my ten year old

    Here is a video of my oldest son bringing in a nice rainbow. This was on Dry Run Creek in Flippin Arkansas, after spending the morning at the sowbug roundup. This was on a 3 wt. rod I had built for...
  14. Thread: Epoxy problem

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    I actually just did a third coat right over top...

    I actually just did a third coat right over top of the bad coat, and it hardened just fine. I normally do two coats to finish my wraps, feather inlays and label, but the third was a must to fix my...
  15. Thread: Epoxy problem

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    Epoxy problem

    I did not mix enough hardener into my second coat of epoxy, and the epoxy is still tacky to the touch three days later. Can I put another coat on top to fix this?
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    I think something with wire might be easy to...

    I think something with wire might be easy to work, but peacock is a good idea as well. Thanks for the pictures, I will let them get involved in the deicison.
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    need a good emerger pattern for kids to tie?

    I am taking my family to the sow bug roundup in Mountain Home AR again this year. I've built each of my boys their own fly rods and they are feeling inspired by the upcoming sow bug, and their new...
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    Pm sent if one is still left.

    Pm sent if one is still left.
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    Y2k plus sow bug roundup

    Here are the two most precious flies in my collection. Sure they look like discarded gum stuck on a hook, but to me they look like something that came off Hans Weilenmann vice. The left one was the...
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    Welcome Dave, thanks again for the flies! I will...

    Welcome Dave, thanks again for the flies! I will be trying them out in March with my family.
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    David Knowles is the man. He is currently...

    David Knowles is the man. He is currently teaching a class at Clemson but it was mentioned during my conversation that he is from Arkansas. I googled him, and he is listed as a professor at the...
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    looking for scud hooks with wider gape

    I recently was given some Dohiku barbless hooks, and they are beautiful with a much wider gape than Tiemco hooks. I priced the Dohiku, and they are a little expensive, $9 per 25. can anyone...
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    Who invented the y2k fly

    I got to meet the inventer of the y2k this week while on business in Georgia. He was nice enough to share a couple new patterns with me, which I plan on trying on the White in March for my annual...
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    Thanks all. YNP is a dream, but I think with the...

    Thanks all. YNP is a dream, but I think with the driving, I will wait till I can get away from work for two weeks. Arkansas is where I typically bring the family, they love the sowbug roundup, but...
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    Dream summer trip...where to go?

    I am starting to think about a special trip with my family that doesn't involve cartoon characters. I have three boys, 6,8,10 and a wife who loves beautiful outdoor settings during the day, and can...
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