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    cyc ~ your suggestion about an experiment brought...

    cyc ~ your suggestion about an experiment brought some humor memories to mind. I've tried I don't know how many little tests and experiments, ranging from color to technique to depth to I can't...
  2. Thread: Fiberglass

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    Way back when, I started with an old rump sprung...

    Way back when, I started with an old rump sprung Wright & McGill bamboo and left shortly after to do my military service and I just gave the rod away (think I paid five bucks for it). When I...
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    For trout I use a mono leader with a floro...

    For trout I use a mono leader with a floro tippet. For pan fish and bass, mono to mono (or straight mono). Works good for me and I see no reason to go the more expensive route.
  4. Thread: Veterans Day

    by DaleW
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    We did a weekend fishing staying at the Buck Hall...

    We did a weekend fishing staying at the Buck Hall NFS campground (Francis Marion Nat'l Forest). Low and behold, paid for the Saturday night stay but come Sunday - and because I was a veteran - no...
  5. One really cannot grasp the significance of this...

    One really cannot grasp the significance of this kind of "event" until it happens to YOU. Jim, I'm with you in spirit, I know the feeling and the experience. Like you say, the paper work and having...
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    HOW OLD GUYS PICK UP WOMEN I am getting on...

    HOW OLD GUYS PICK UP WOMEN

    I am getting on in years and not the best looking guy anymore.

    Some would even say I'm a little frayed around the edges....

    But, I have a nice car, a little...
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    There's this guy in our fishing club that's been...

    There's this guy in our fishing club that's been married three (3) times! He's been striving for this utopia "togetherness" thing, where he and she have no secrets, tell each other EVERYTHING, and...
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    First off ... what do I know(?) But it has...

    First off ... what do I know(?)

    But it has been my EXPERIENCE that the lighter reels I've liked most. True, one can get into some junky light ones to be sure, and that will out-weight the...
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    The elderly Priest, speaking to the younger...

    The elderly Priest, speaking to the younger Priest, said, ''You had a good idea to replace the first four pews with plush bucket theater seats. It worked like a charm. The front of the Church ...
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    Definition of the word "Coincidence". . A...

    Definition of the word "Coincidence". .

    A chicken farmer went to the local bar ...He sat next to a woman and ordered champagne.

    The woman said: " How strange, I also just ordered a glass of...
  11. Eye sight is so precious. Not all that long ago...

    Eye sight is so precious. Not all that long ago I had cataract surgery (both eyes) and what a joy to be able to see so clearly once again. There have been so many medical miracles with eye sight in...
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    Cabbie picks up a Nun. She gets into the cab,...

    Cabbie picks up a Nun. She gets into the cab, and notices that
    the VERY handsome cab driver won't stop staring at her.
    She asks him why he is staring.

    He replies: "I have a question to ask, but...
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    Boy, that's a lot of backing! But if I were...

    Boy, that's a lot of backing! But if I were going to do so I'd go with a loop to loop connection.
  14. Thread: Loop knot

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    There are variations of that loop knot and I've...

    There are variations of that loop knot and I've come up with my own version. To me simple is best, especially when tying on another streamer mid-stream. What I do is make the simple over-hand loop,...
  15. Thread: Yellowstone rod?

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    The 9' 5wt is my mainstay fly rod. Do use an...

    The 9' 5wt is my mainstay fly rod. Do use an eight footer in tighter places. Also, I have a 7wt that I tote along in the truck - call it my "windy river rod".
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    Is there a difference between a low end , middle...

    Is there a difference between a low end , middle end, and a high end rod(?) .... I hope so! But if I may venture a guess at your primary question, is the price difference worth it(?) That, my...
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    Glad I came across this post ... Have an old...

    Glad I came across this post ...

    Have an old True Temper fiberglass fly rod, think it dates back to the early 50's, and the cork handle has managed to crack and needs to be replaced. The down...
  18. I've asked fish but they just will not tell me...

    I've asked fish but they just will not tell me ... (I know, very funny!)

    You ask a question that has the likes of us have been asking, pondering, talking about, writing about, for years. and In...
  19. Thread: Bass leader

    by DaleW
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    A straight length of that 10# leader (about the...

    A straight length of that 10# leader (about the length of the rod) will do just fine for bass. When I want to get really sophisticated casting some mid-weight poppers, like side casting to get up...
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    Doug Smith is on his deathbed and knows the end...

    Doug Smith is on his deathbed and knows the end is near.




    His nurse, his wife, his daughter and 2 sons, are with him.
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    Many has been the time I thought I had discovered...

    Many has been the time I thought I had discovered the fly/popper/lure of all time. Whatever one that happened to be, catching one right after the other. Come right back to the same place later and...
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    Thanks for the replies. I'll tell ya, this gook...

    Thanks for the replies. I'll tell ya, this gook that was on the hook eyes of these flies was the likes of nothing I've ever encountered.

    As suggested, I got all the culprit flies out and laid...
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    Head Cement & Hook Eyes ...

    Around these parts there are several marl ponds created when the marl was mined for building road beds. They run from maybe 35 to 50' in depth (heard tell of some being deeper), but these ponds are...
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    Bingo! .... That really fits Drake.

    Bingo! .... That really fits Drake.
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    Bowfin ~ leave to some kids to stir the hornets...

    Bowfin ~ leave to some kids to stir the hornets nest! (LOL)

    Some time back, somewhere, someone posted a video of some people along a road looking downward at the side when all of a sudden two kids...
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