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    8 minute walk to a river for smaller flathead or...

    8 minute walk to a river for smaller flathead or channel cats, carp, drum, goldeye, sauger, walleye.
    5 minute drive for rockbass, pike, carp.
    Need to go at least 1 1/2hr + for cold water...
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    Glad to hear you're doing well. Standing in cold...

    Glad to hear you're doing well. Standing in cold water was likely the best thing for it (clean it, reduce swelling AND most importantly, allowed you to fish).
    The plantain Uncle Jesse mentioned is...
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    I stopped in the morning to pick up a pack on the...

    I stopped in the morning to pick up a pack on the way to work. The discussions always surfaced about quitting, tried the patch - but with high BP - too much rise in pressure with the patch. Anyhow...
  4. Thread: Bamboo Query

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    thanks All MM - reel seat hardware came from...

    thanks All

    MM - reel seat hardware came from Acid Rods. (insert woods I pick local growth, cork & ferrules fron Janns Netcraft, bronze guides-snakes and thread from Golden Witch ..... like to...
  5. Thread: Bamboo Query

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    Pics - sure ... (even in the shade today, the...

    Pics - sure ... (even in the shade today, the reflective light was overbearing for the camera).

    http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy38/dmyskiw/Bamboo%20rods/rods-no4-no5.jpg

    Grips
    Burl...
  6. Thread: Bamboo Query

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    Bamboo Query

    I'm relatively new to casting bamboo. And I have a question :

    I've made and cast 3 different PMQ Midges, one 10wt PMQ (self taper), and now have just finished and fished 2 hex Garrison 212E's....
  7. Thread: Rod Epoxy

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    I've been using flec coat lite as well - great...

    I've been using flec coat lite as well - great stuff.
    If you need to use super glue before epoxy, put an intermediate coat of color preserver where the super glue is. An easy color preserver is...
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    Home sweet Home

    Well - haven't been around for a bit. Busy at work, home, and all points in between. Sent 1st kid way out west off for colledge yesterday - so home is a bit empty (and quiet). But - the boys make...
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    Well ... about a half dozen DDH leech Ants...

    Well ... about a half dozen
    DDH leech
    Ants
    Adams
    GRHE (gold bead head)
    zonker
    mickey finn
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    LF - absolutely right. However, for those wishing...

    LF - absolutely right. However, for those wishing to practice on some cheaper material before putting their hands and tools to the Grade A or B culms - this stuff - or others from Wal Mart, Home...
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    Only 2 sources of bamboo on this continent really...

    Only 2 sources of bamboo on this continent really - Andy Royer (the bamboo broker) and Demerest. All stores get their bamboo from them (from what I can tell). So I skipped the middle man and went to...
  12. I've had the chance to sit in at one of Brian's...

    I've had the chance to sit in at one of Brian's seminars here for the local fly fishing club last spring. Walked away with an enormous amount of information and new / and surpriszingly easy notions. ...
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    thanks guys - pics will be coming (need to...

    thanks guys - pics will be coming (need to practice on wrpping first) .......

    figgured out my dimensional problem .... planed a number of short test strips to check out the consistency - yup -...
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    not sure about pond cats - we have channel cats...

    not sure about pond cats - we have channel cats in the rivers here and chase them like anything else. 36 inch cats are common, with monsters topping 40 inch plus some times force putting a 9wt in...
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    For those not used to this stuff - take it easy...

    For those not used to this stuff - take it easy folks.

    Although we may snicker, giggle, tee-hee and chuckle about your woe's (when we're more than used to that stuff, and bbq in shorts in Jan and...
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    # 1 - ready to go

    Well .... nearly 4 years of piddlin about - and I finally have a fishable hex bamboo (some assembly required) ... but it's ready to go .........
    ...
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    sniff ..... IT's TOO EARLY !!!

    almost feels like we were jumping for joy that the stuff was gone .... now, that (3-letter word for solidcoldwater) is forming up again on the creeks right around here, and some lakes just a tad...
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    Well, it's about time ... I think

    Been off for a spell - finalizing the move, getting kids settled in school, fall yard work, and of course getting a bug that took a couple weeks to shake.

    Getting around to finishing the strips...
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    Steve - I could be wrong, but I believe it's of...

    Steve - I could be wrong, but I believe it's of the genus Itsius-bitsius from the Punyalldayaday Family


    darrell,
    Kir-aw-nuh-mi-day
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    How about ............ teeny-tiny worm (werm) :)

    How about ............ teeny-tiny worm (werm) :)
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    good stuff ... (stil drooling / dreaming on...

    good stuff ... (stil drooling / dreaming on puttting myself out in some similar area) ........

    About the hip - my good friend (old flight engineer from Hercules and Sea Kings) had one replaced....
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    Kelly - great to hear things are well with you...

    Kelly - great to hear things are well with you and you're out and about. How's the hip doing ?

    I really appreciate your posts on the outings. With 4 kids (3 boys) here, some fish, some don't....
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    Prairie Pickings

    Phew ... finally got out for a good weekend schtint. Buddy and I rarely get out as much as we'd like, but we have been getting a good annual weekend jobber done. Missed last year, the year before...
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    I'll post up some pics next week when he gets...

    I'll post up some pics next week when he gets back. He had to take off and play in the remnants of hurricane Bill .......
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    Query - 3pc steel rod

    Guy at work brought in his grandfathers rod to ask a couple of us fishing nuts ....... there's no apparent markings on it - but what I can describe is :

    3pc steel rod
    dark green in color
    but...
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