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    Can you accept PayPal?

    Can you accept PayPal?
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    had to give away our feeder when rats became a...

    had to give away our feeder when rats became a problem. neighbor took it.
    couple weeks later he told us that occasionally there would be a huge ruckus outdoors amongst the English Sparrows near the...
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    Zach Hample's "Baseball" to go with the other...

    Zach Hample's "Baseball" to go with the other half of my life...
  4. aw...it's hilarious, really!!

    aw...it's hilarious, really!!
  5. Thread: What if?

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    a sawyer nymph: pheasant tail and wire, large or...

    a sawyer nymph: pheasant tail and wire, large or small, cheap to tie, everything eats them all over the world.

    p.s. never have caught a fish on a wooley bugger, and believe me, i've tried!!
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    size is in the body of the beholder: never mind...

    size is in the body of the beholder: never mind what the maker calls long and short and wide and narrow--go with what you know is comfortable. drag in the water vs. binding when clambering is no...
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    second the mention of Jim Downes. you could go to...

    second the mention of Jim Downes. you could go to Bamboo Week at Upper Canyon Outfitters and finish one yourself with his help. he builds rods to fish with, and they are very, very nice!
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    Powell Adantage XL 9' 8wt

    anyone have an old Powell Advantage 8wt they're not using any more?

    lost mine on a trip to Florida in the winter, and just haven't been able to find anything that approaches it for...
  9. on a new golf course, says my golfing buddy, hire...

    on a new golf course, says my golfing buddy, hire a caddy to learn more faster and have more fun.
    same with fishing. folks who "never hire a guide" miss a lot, IMHO.
    good thing there's room for...
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    i use a wire stripper. it cuts the vinyl almost...

    i use a wire stripper. it cuts the vinyl almost through, and doesn't cut the nylon core. snip, then pull...you might have to work on adjusting the cutter so it cuts just enough.
  11. Thread: Net :oops:

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    havent' owned one yet, but it's now on my list!...

    havent' owned one yet, but it's now on my list! rubber nets are great because the flys don't get caught in them, and the measure function makes it perfect...
    where'd you see it for sale?
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    some time later... turns out Himself had a...

    some time later...

    turns out Himself had a scale that weighs grains. using the chart so kindly provided, we measured out 30 feet(against the 5' kitchen counter) and weighed a great many lines. we...
  13. Thread: Goldfish

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    here in the Washington, D. C., area, there is a...

    here in the Washington, D. C., area, there is a stretch of water called 4 Mile Run. beginners like it 'cause it's close to home and unpretentious. the rest of us like it in the depths of winter when...
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    gee, thanks, folks! these are all really good...

    gee, thanks, folks! these are all really good answers and they are much appreciated. we love this place!!

    gonna start with the home scale that does grams, using the chart that Byron Hough offered....
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    unmarked lines...help!

    folks, Himself has been cleaning out his fishing closet and has 6 reels of undetermined usefulness.

    we don't know what weight lines are on them.

    yes, we should have used any one of a million...
  16. its been my experience that folks from more...

    its been my experience that folks from more modest circumstances almost always tip according to prevailing custom, no matter the situation. when our kids were old enough to hang out in bars, but not...
  17. Thread: What to take?

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    frankly, not too much. gave up the vest the day...

    frankly, not too much. gave up the vest the day one autumn when i cleaned it out and found TWO full water bottles...wondered why it was heavy.

    now use a lanyard, pockets, and stuff hanging off the...
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    Fly Tyers Benchside Introduction--all the...

    Fly Tyers Benchside Introduction--all the wonderful pictures of the Bible above with "split pages" that put the techniques you need next to the pattern you're using. i learned most of what i know and...
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    gossip around the dinner table in Belize two...

    gossip around the dinner table in Belize two years ago indicated that while the British fellows who'd gone several times had enjoyed the fishing, they weren't going back because the prices had...
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    has anyone written a better ghost story than "The...

    has anyone written a better ghost story than "The Fly Rod" in Trout Bum?
  21. Thread: Survey question

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    my family laughs at me because there are no...

    my family laughs at me because there are no "hobbies" in my life--only passions: fly fishing and baseball, and skiing when those two are off the menu. Casting for Recovery, Chesapeake Women Anglers,...
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    another vote for the Wulff TT line. overlining...

    another vote for the Wulff TT line. overlining can be done with an SA Mastery line which is about half a weight heavier than what's on the label. my 4 wt behaves better that way, but the 5 does not....
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    how neat! off to make my own searches...:-)...

    how neat! off to make my own searches...:-) Thanks!
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    just to let you know how much these notices have...

    just to let you know how much these notices have improved my relationship with my husband: he gave me a mini i-pad. you give me a reason to use it! these free books are just great.
    how do you get...
  25. Thread: PFD's

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    got a good PFD from REI when getting the kayak...

    got a good PFD from REI when getting the kayak redy for fishing. had it adjusted in the store, all tight and so on. went fishing and found it supportive of my upper back--a plus fishing in a little...
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