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    Only seen a cougar twice .... however would be...

    Only seen a cougar twice .... however would be will to trade a few bears for a couple of snakes (no snakes up here)........
  2. Thread: etiquette?

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    Nothing sends the idiots running faster than...

    Nothing sends the idiots running faster than pulling out your camera and start snapping pictures !
  3. Thread: Dropper rig?

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    I used to get tangled ... but with 8 to 12 inched...

    I used to get tangled ... but with 8 to 12 inched of tippet off the ring.. the dry fly floats up and the rest of the second tippet ( 24 inches with the nymph) from the ring runs below the surface...
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    Generally I use a tippet ring and put a large dry...

    Generally I use a tippet ring and put a large dry off the ring with about 8 inches of tippet line..... then follow with 24 inches of tippet line and a nymph.....
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    The question is: If you were doing the show would...

    The question is: If you were doing the show would you chose to do one about the average "Joe" or one about a fancy location considering you will stay in a Great lodge for free and get a truck load of...
  6. Thread: Fly Storage

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    Due to possible mosture in the boxes I always put...

    Due to possible mosture in the boxes I always put in a couple of those small "silica" packets to stop possible rust issues. A nice lady at Walmart pulled a double handfull of them out for me from...
  7. Thread: Cheap stuff

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    Thanks for the comments above... I water tested...

    Thanks for the comments above... I water tested for a week and put it through stretch and compression tests... worked out great ... the only "big Box" store we have up here is {Michaels}... this...
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    Cheap stuff

    My wife in her quest to buy cheap and also be ahead of the rest next year at Christmas, bought a bunch of decorations on sale after Christmas. Putting it away I noticed she had a bunch of tinsel...
  9. Thread: Stuff on EBay

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    I have been watching this seller for a while........

    I have been watching this seller for a while..... unfortunately for him and me... his shipping cost to Canada is right out of line with reality .... others ship for 4 or 5 bucks and he comes in at 25...
  10. Thread: Prayer request

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    My thoughts and prayers as well.

    My thoughts and prayers as well.
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    Sticky: Fantastic.............!!!!!

    Fantastic.............!!!!!
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    Sticky: Thanks guys for the welcome .... picked up the...

    Thanks guys for the welcome .... picked up the perch out of my boat... #6 rod... with a #14 Prince, split shot 1/2 way down the leader, floating line... blew through 4 flys due to pike and walley...
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    Sticky: Hi Folks.... I live in Alberta, Canada... being...

    Hi Folks.... I live in Alberta, Canada... being retired I get out alot. Fly fish both streams and lakes (from a boat). Couple of pics from this year.
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    Thanks Flyfishfairwx I am very familiar with the...

    Thanks Flyfishfairwx I am very familiar with the south end ... lived in Barons for 5 years, have a sister and a son who live in Calgary... both 2 blocks from the Bow. Now a days I spend my time in...
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    Thanks for the offers ..... saving my cash for a...

    Thanks for the offers ..... saving my cash for a nice Cuba trip in March ... until then ...ice fishing .........had a GREAT fly season this year.... got out about 90 days and the best was 15 days in...
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    End of the season here

    Well it's the end of the season up here (Alberta, Canada) ....snowed yesterday and the temp dropped to 10 below cel.. Ice is forming on the ponds and lakes. I envy all of you to the south.:(
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    A spare vehicle key sewn into the inside of your vest is a good thing .... spent 5 min. looking though the window of my car at my keys until I remembered the GREAT favor my wife did for me in sewing...
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    Super glue and shrink tubing .... usally carry...

    Super glue and shrink tubing .... usally carry both in my vehicle kit.... handy things to have
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    Up here in the north where the water is colder at...

    Up here in the north where the water is colder at this time of year ... after August 1 .. we go to a Hopper with a Prince or Hare's Ear attached (both Bead Head) about 2 feet back.... before August...
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    Nice .... I did the same thing this evening ......

    Nice .... I did the same thing this evening ... stoped by a local pond and had a quiet hour fighing bows all by myself ..pitty... no one to brag to ...O Well
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    Well said "Blue"....graphite is nice and quick...

    Well said "Blue"....graphite is nice and quick .... bamboo is like fishing with an old friend...slow and easy.
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