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  1. Thread: Update me

    by scuba steve
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    One theme that comes out of this is many people...

    One theme that comes out of this is many people who use sub-$300 rods feel they don't cast good enough to own a high end rod. If they would take a step up to the $300 plus rods they would see a...
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    Grubb, there is a load of good trout fishing in...

    Grubb,
    there is a load of good trout fishing in that area. the Willouby river and it's tribs are some very good fishing. Remember that Vermont has a not felt policy on there waters.

    steve
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    rocket, I usually fish dries when the trout are...

    rocket,
    I usually fish dries when the trout are rising to them. that given it depens on the time of year. early season I will use size 18 blue winged olives, size 18 grey caddis, and size 14 quill...
  4. Bird dog, in a word yes, every large fly fishing...

    Bird dog, in a word yes, every large fly fishing company has to start some place. I remember when Sage first started they did not have the name they do now. for every Orvis or Hardy there are 20 that...
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    What warren is doing is the classic...

    What warren is doing is the classic English/scottish way of fishing wets as has been done for hundreds of years. I just fimished a digital copy of a book by C.M. Tod written in 1898 about wet fly...
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    Roger, welcome and your story brings back some...

    Roger,
    welcome and your story brings back some memories. I grew up in a family of trout fly fisherman, so naturally as a late teen young adult I rebelled by becoming a tournament bass fisherman....
  7. 11197this is my set up in the corner of Dad's fly...

    11197this is my set up in the corner of Dad's fly fishing room. used to be more spread out but about 6 months ago I went thur my materials and donated what I had never used to a local fly fishing...
  8. I will throw up a third vote for the Farmington-...

    I will throw up a third vote for the Farmington- greenwoods, church pool, school bus, when there is a hatch on the trout have their PHD some times I think they can even tell were the fly came from. I...
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    herefishy, As long as the line stayes out of...

    herefishy,
    As long as the line stayes out of direct sunlight for extended periods and does not get exposed to heat above 85 -90 degrees for long periods they will last a long time. Like uncle Jesse...
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    John, Be careful if you do decide to modify the...

    John,
    Be careful if you do decide to modify the rod itself as it may void the warranty if there is one. One way I have see to add a bit of weight to ballance the rod I have used is to get some of...
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    Oldfrat, Have not been online for quite some...

    Oldfrat,
    Have not been online for quite some time so I too am glad that Grrfish resurrected the thread. these types of discussion is the best part of the internet. thank you for taking the time to...
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    Angler Dave, I believe from the notes I have in...

    Angler Dave,
    I believe from the notes I have in the bottome of the draw with the Ligas dubbing is that it is for nymphs / emergers. All of the packs I have were purchased in the mid 90's from a...
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    reel for 2wt.

    Black co,
    you made a good choice classy reel, smooth drag and the spindeless design just has as my wife said "sex apeal". I have one on order as the shop sold last one. let me know what you think...
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    rio nymph taper

    the rio nymph line is the BEST nymph line hands down. I have it on three rods 9'6" 5wt. 10' 4wt. and 9'6" 8wt and it is by far the best line for nymph fishing. wether it is czech, spanish nymphing or...
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    first

    Dal,
    great post
    My first fish was about 42 years ago- horned pout with stick and string.
    first fish with real rod/reel about 40 years ago trout out of Mashmaquet brook in my home town.
    first...
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