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    Hello Richard, As Casey mentioned in his post,...

    Hello Richard,

    As Casey mentioned in his post, the Port-A-Bote might be what you are looking for in terms of portability, size and flyfishing stability.

    Take a look at my review here on FAOL:
    ...
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    http://www.stoneriveroutfitters.com/...

    http://www.stoneriveroutfitters.com/, 1-800-331-8558

    3/4" foam M06238
    1/2" foam M06325
    3/8" foam M06326
    1/4" foam M06324
    3/16" foam M06323

    Cheers,
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    Hello Raiderhunter, Try the Texas Bullfrog...

    Hello Raiderhunter,

    Try the Texas Bullfrog here:

    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/flytying/fotw2/061603fotw.php

    You can buy the foam cylinders for the Texas BullFrog at:

    ...
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    Hello Brannon, Kengore provided a source for...

    Hello Brannon,

    Kengore provided a source for the hydrophobic fumed silica.

    Do you have a source for the hydrophilic precipated silica? Or both for ordering convenience?

    Sounds like the 50/50...
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    Hello Joe, Yes, I know it is tough to put a...

    Hello Joe,

    Yes, I know it is tough to put a dear friend to sleep forever, and it doesn't get any easier. We've had to do it twice and will probably have to do it a third time this year to our 13...
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    Hello, Either the spool was switched or the...

    Hello,

    Either the spool was switched or the faceplate changed, since the spools and faceplates of all Medalists of all years are interchangeable (except the riveted faceplates).

    For example,...
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    Hello Bob, Here is an excerpt from my Medalist...

    Hello Bob,

    Here is an excerpt from my Medalist history article:

    "1966
    The Enterprise Manufacturing Company officially changed its name to Pflueger. Shakespeare Tackle Company acquired...
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    Hello, The 6 rivet spools were on Medalists...

    Hello,

    The 6 rivet spools were on Medalists till 1961-62 when they switched to 3 rivet spools. The DA model came out in 1966.

    But the spools are all interchangeable. Someone just put an...
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    Hello, Dick Janak has repainted the finish on...

    Hello,

    Dick Janak has repainted the finish on some of my Medalists and some Garcia Mitchell spinning reels. Excellent work. Reels look brand new.

    Dick Janak. Dick's Rod and Reel...
  10. Hello Jeremy, This slow action P-M will cast...

    Hello Jeremy,

    This slow action P-M will cast everything from a 3 wt to a 6 wt. Remarkable. I normally use a 4wt on it.

    Cheers,

    Richard in Texas
  11. Thank you, RS1. I will do that. I have not...

    Thank you, RS1.

    I will do that. I have not visited that forum in a couple of years. Will see if my username and password will still work.

    It is a beautiful rod, especially after Ken and...
  12. Pezon et Michel Parabolic Speciale Normale

    Hello All,

    This month I received my restored Pezon et Michel cane rod back from from Ken and Dennis at Conranch Hackle. They did a super job in restoring this cane rod to its original likeness.
    ...
  13. Preston, Here is the Pflueger Medalist...

    Preston,

    Here is the Pflueger Medalist history:

    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/features/oldflies/part287.php

    Cheers,

    Richard in Plano TX
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    Hello Tim, I found a picture of a reel that...

    Hello Tim,

    I found a picture of a reel that very closely resembles your reel. It is called a Winchester Armax, circa 1925.

    The finish in the picture is different than yours, as is the knob,...
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    Hello Rory, Try this one: ...

    Hello Rory,

    Try this one:

    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/flytying/fotw2/030303fotw.php

    Or this one with large American rooster cape hackle for the body, big eyes and the longest saddle...
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    Janus, The 1595RC spools will fit the older...

    Janus,

    The 1595RC spools will fit the older 1495 reels. The RC spools have a counterbalance weight on them to aid in the rim control action, but it shouldn't have an adverse effect on the older...
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    Hello Mike, Like Nick, I wasn't too keen on...

    Hello Mike,

    Like Nick, I wasn't too keen on yarn indicators, until I found and used these:

    http://globalflyfisher.com/fishbetter/indicators/

    Simple to make, very visible, lots of color...
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    Hello Panfisha, Here is another one for you. ...

    Hello Panfisha,

    Here is another one for you. The Texas Crawdad:

    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/flytying/fotw2/072103fotw.php

    Easy to tie, easy to cast and easy to fish.

    Cheers,
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    Hello Jalama, The Christmas decoration plastic...

    Hello Jalama,

    The Christmas decoration plastic beads are tree garland strands. Come in silver, gold, green, red, white. Made by Hirschberg Schultz & Co. They are called Holiday Accents and come...
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    Thank you for the kind words on my Hard-Hackle...

    Thank you for the kind words on my Hard-Hackle Worm! Gigmaster, 10 inch long HHWs! Wow! All my bass HHWs are 6 inches on a 1/0.

    I'll hit the Dingo this weekend and tie some 10 inchers on 2/0...
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    Hello John, You can get chartreuse 3/8" foam...

    Hello John,

    You can get chartreuse 3/8" foam cylinders at:

    Stone River Outfitters
    www.stoneriveroutfitters.com
    1-800-331-8558

    Part # M06326 (color), 6 pack, $1.75
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    Hello Wayne, The largemouth bass in Lake Fork...

    Hello Wayne,

    The largemouth bass in Lake Fork can get really big.

    May I suggest this fly if you are truly after the lunkers:

    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/flytying/fotw2/030303fotw.php ...
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    David, You can also try this one in a size...

    David,

    You can also try this one in a size 10:

    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/flytying/fotw2/050304fotw.php

    Two materials, two steps.

    Best colors: black, purple.
  24. Re: Is it to early? What's your favorite Christmas song?

    "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby.

    Holiday Cheers,

    Richard in Texas
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    Re: Weighting nymphs

    Hello,

    I tye my nymphs unweighted, because I also use them in non-moving water which predominates here in Texas.

    When I have the good fortune to get on some moving water, I just thread my...
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