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    I bought a rod from a gentleman on this forum at...

    I bought a rod from a gentleman on this forum at a good price because he miscalculated the spline and wrapped the rod wrong. It casts great. I have not tried pinpoint target casting, but I have...
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    I have been using this material for nymph bodies...

    I have been using this material for nymph bodies with great success. Give it a try.
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    a true and genuine environmentalist would never...

    a true and genuine environmentalist would never do something like this. He or she would explore the real reason for the frog decline which is happening all over the country and in places where...
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    Nice primer you have written

    thanks for taking the time to put htis together.

    Regarding rods, consider fiberglass fly rods. They are all but impossible to
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    I had some very small business with Dan Craft. ...

    I had some very small business with Dan Craft. He treated me as though I was spending big money. He is a good guy and will steer you in the right direction.
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    hahaha! that's a good one. Stringing barbed...

    hahaha! that's a good one. Stringing barbed wire is one heck of a job. :) Never again!

    Naw, maybe I bought three bad ones. They sure did not hold a sharp edge for long. I saved one to cut...
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    I went thru a few Dr Slicks and then bought Anvil...

    I went thru a few Dr Slicks and then bought Anvil and Tiemco. Whoa, what a difference. Ya pay for the name with Slick.
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    several of us fish a one weight rod. Mine is a...

    several of us fish a one weight rod. Mine is a Sage SLT (the first SLT model) and it is not a toy nor a novelty. THis is a strong rod and did just fine on 13" cutthroat trout. Go for it. When...
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    another vote for the steeple cast. It works.

    another vote for the steeple cast. It works.
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    a matter of balance

    I have a light fiberglass 5 weight rod that needed a very light reel to balance. I bought a Vision GT34 which I absolutely am delighted with. For backing I put on plenty of 12 lb.Remington...
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    great post and topic. Thank you for your most...

    great post and topic. Thank you for your most worthy efforts for this cause.

    I tie and donate flies for Casting For Recovery. Also, I design one of a kind flies and give them to cancer...
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    pls reconsider

    http://tu226.wordpress.com/2008/08/08/felt-soles-to-be-banned-in-nz/
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    completely and totally harmful. No excuses for...

    completely and totally harmful. No excuses for it. It needs to stop yesterday.
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    there are times when I catch one good fish and...

    there are times when I catch one good fish and then I go home. My day has been made and I am a happy man. Now 100 dink panfish (rose bush fertilizer) in a crowded pond - that is something else. ...
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    what an innovative idea you have shown us. ...

    what an innovative idea you have shown us. Thanks.
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    different length leader? different hooks? have...

    different length leader?
    different hooks?
    have you changed your casting style?
    new line - if your line is not turning the fly over then the line might be the problem.

    Have someone watch you...
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    thank you for being so kind to this young man. I...

    thank you for being so kind to this young man.
    I pray he is getting full disability from the gov't.
    Best wishes to him.
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    good point. The Spyhunter is nailing spyware,...

    good point. The Spyhunter is nailing spyware, trojans, adware, worms and malware threats some of which are identified as viruses. I wonder about this crossover? Hmmmm.
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    Spyhunter!

    Spyhunter nailed a slew of things that AVG did not find and my computer is no longer slow. Norton is used because it pays a fee to computer manufacturers. AVG nailed some things that Norton...
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    backing

    good question

    you want the enough backing that the fly line fills the spool to about 1/8 inch from the outside edge of the spool (the spool not the reel) The size of the reel and the weight of...
  21. Thread: 7pc rods?

    by Gardenfish
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    here

    March Brown LTD. has a series of seven piece rods. They sometimes show up online for less than $200.00. You can peruse their website and see the rods.
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    wow and thanks

    this is wonderful. I needed to get away for a few minutes. Your post brought back memories of hiking and backpacking in the high country years ago. Splendid!

    that cutthroat is magnificent. ...
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    TheMcKenzie is a special river and amazingly so...

    TheMcKenzie is a special river and amazingly so considering it is so near a considerable population of folks downstream. You had a fine day on a lovely river.
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    oh!

    How terribly distressing this is. I am so very sorry and heartbroken for you.
    May I say that your grief is your own and that no one has the right to tell you how to grieve, or how long to grieve. ...
  25. Thread: rod maker

    by Gardenfish
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    go here

    http://clarksclassicflyrodforum.yuku.com/

    his moniker is Gooseberry Rods
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