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    Takeing Nephew fishing - Rochester, NY

    Any suggestions for spin fishing around Rochester NY for a kid around 10 yrs old? I usually go fly fishing but wanted an easier spin fishing water. Thanks
  2. Thread: PFD vest

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    PFD vest

    I prefer a chest pack but I also like being alive too. I fish some rougher spots on occasion and I also fishing alone at times. Any recommendations on a small non-intrusive inflatable personal...
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    Mayfly pattern killing my tippet

    It seems as though my mayfly patterns are twisting my tippet quite a bit. I assume its because of the wings but not sure how to correct it. Am I making the wings too big and that is what causes it to...
  4. Thread: Roscoe Fish-IN

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    I was in Roscoe the 2nd thru the 4th on a fishing...

    I was in Roscoe the 2nd thru the 4th on a fishing trip with my dad but didn't attend the FAOL festivities. Maybe next year we will join in, we needed a little help with the area and flies. We did...
  5. Thread: Roscoe this week

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    Roscoe this week

    So, by chance I planned a trip to Roscoe with my dad the same weekend as the fish-in. Is it going to be crazy crowded? We plan to just fish I'm not sure if we are going to any of the events... maybe,...
  6. Thread: Fly Line in Car

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    Fly Line in Car

    I like to leave a rod and reel in my car for those quick lunch break outings. Should I be concerned about the fly line in the hot car during those warm summer days? Has anyone had any problems with...
  7. Thread: Roscoe Motel, NY

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    Roscoe Motel, NY

    I've been trying to contact the Roscoe Motel for 3 days now... I call and no answer or busy all morning so I decided to fax them with my info and they haven't gotten back to me. Anyone know the best...
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    I see in the article that eventually they want...

    I see in the article that eventually they want the robo-fish to dock for re-charging their batteries. Until then, these robo-fish will just go belly up after 5 hours. I guess PETA is not concerned...
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    So sink tip line is only for streamers. I didn't...

    So sink tip line is only for streamers. I didn't know that. What about lake fishing with nymphs? How do you get the nymph down and still detect strikes? Thanks
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    Sink Tip with Strike Indicator

    I was thinking about getting a sink tip line or one of the Orvis sink tip systems for steelhead fishing and was curious how you use a strike indicator on a sink tip line? Usually I have the indicator...
  11. Thread: Backing question

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    Backing question

    I just switched over a reel with a smaller fly line. I left the backing that was on the reel and now that the new fly line is on the reel it looks like it could use more backing. Can I just take to...
  12. Thread: Disc drag reels

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    Yes sir, no brainer... just got the Bar Stock.n...

    Yes sir, no brainer... just got the Bar Stock.n Also got the fly line, and backing for free. I posted the info on the Orvis deal too!

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    Orvis Deal - Free Gen 3 Line

    I just bought a Bar Stock Reel and got free Gen 3 fly line and free Dracon backing. Just thought I would pass this info on. I think this deal goes with any of the Orvis reels except the original...
  14. Thread: Disc drag reels

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    Disc drag reels

    I've been looking at the Orvis Battenkill for a while any thinking about purchasing it but there are alot of other disc drag reels out there at a lower cost. Does anyone have a Fly Logic? How are...
  15. Thread: Gallatin Rods?

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    Gallatin Rods?

    Has anyone heard of Gallatin fly rods? Any comments on the quality of rods or who makes their blanks they use? Thanks for any info.

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    Thanks for the help... I guess I just need to...

    Thanks for the help... I guess I just need to jump in and give it a try. It all makes sense but I just need to get used to doing things a little different. I think it will be better in the long run...
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    Rotary Vise - spin what?

    So I have my new vise but it didn't come with directions. I think I can figure it out but I want to utilize it to it's full extent. Any help with some links or suggested reading would be great....
  18. Thread: Backpacking rod

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    Buzz - where is that post with the 5 piece? I...

    Buzz - where is that post with the 5 piece? I can't find it. Maybe they will trade me for my Cabelas 2wt. My wife wouldn't even need to know.

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  19. Thread: Hey 7 Star

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    I haven't been able to get out yet... Not so much...

    I haven't been able to get out yet... Not so much that the weather has been bad (though it has been) but because I've been so busy with Birthdays and Christmas. I'll keep you updated.
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  20. Thread: Backpacking rod

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    Backpacking rod

    Can anyone suggest a good light weight backpacking rod that will break down to a pretty short length (maybe a 5 piece or so)? Nothing real expensive because it will be knocked around a bit. I'm...
  21. Thread: Balanced Rod

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    Thanks for the info.... Buzz- Got the rod...

    Thanks for the info....

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    Got the rod this afternoon. I'm really itching to try it out. I totally forgot that the line would add a bit more weight. duh!I still haven't bought line for it but...
  22. Thread: Balanced Rod

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    Balanced Rod

    How do you know if your rod is balanced and why is it important to have a balanced rod? Where on the grip should the rod be balanced? My rod and reel seem to be balaning just off the end of the cork....
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    Thanks, I'm pretty proud of myself and my new...

    Thanks, I'm pretty proud of myself and my new Orvis rod. Maybe it does come with the warrenty. The description didn't say anything about it but it did say it was a new rod. I'll find out in a couple...
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    That was me!!!!! I thought I lost it becasue I...

    That was me!!!!! I thought I lost it becasue I was to my max and was tring to increase my maximum bid at the last few seconds (a common tactic on ebay). My connection at home is slower then the one...
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    My new Orvis Superfine

    Picked up a new Orvis Superfine 7' 11'' 4wt 4.5 full flex. I'm looking for recommendation on fly line for this specific rod. I would like to match this rod up with a line that compliments it. Any...
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