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  1. Thread: Loop knot

    by Cliff955
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    I remember the Bowline from my sailing days. ...

    I remember the Bowline from my sailing days. It's a great knot because it never slips, but it also never tightens, so you could always untie it when you were finished. I never thought of using it...
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    I bought my LT on e-bay. When I broke it - my...

    I bought my LT on e-bay. When I broke it - my fault - I learned that Winston rods are guaranteed for life for the original purchaser. If you bought it new you should be covered, if you bought used...
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    Sounds like an LT, but tedshuck is right, it's...

    Sounds like an LT, but tedshuck is right, it's pretty unliky they made more than one 5 pc 7'9" 5 wt in the 90's. Call the service folks and ask.

    Cliff
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    "Dave speaks with a very gentle Scottish accent,...

    "Dave speaks with a very gentle Scottish accent, if you have difficulties understanding him, then don't get lost if you visit! You'll never follow any directions you are given!"

    Good Advice...
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    I'm not sure if it's relevant to what you're...

    I'm not sure if it's relevant to what you're looking at, but my first solo rod build (I did a rod building class before,) was an inexpensive Hook & Hackle kit, which was Pac Bay all the way. It was...
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    Jack, I've seen some tables and furled a few...

    Jack,
    I've seen some tables and furled a few leaders a couple years ago, but I never took the time to understand the numbers before - seemed a like gobbledegook until the light came on when I read...
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    Thanks Jack, Kaboom1 and Warren - the light just...

    Thanks Jack, Kaboom1 and Warren - the light just came on for the first time! I've followed directions without really understanding what I was doing before - I think I've got it now....

    And thanks...
  8. Thread: Robin

    by Cliff955
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    Hans, Beautiful dressing as always - fitting...

    Hans,

    Beautiful dressing as always - fitting tribute too.

    Cliff
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    Sounds like you've made a good decision...

    Sounds like you've made a good decision NCVirginian. The Hook & Hackle Xi kits and rods are really nice too - they cost a bit more than the Forecast kits, but they're often on sale.

    Cliff
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    Good question ggh..... Cliff

    Good question ggh.....

    Cliff
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    I'm looking forward to seeing your results. ...

    I'm looking forward to seeing your results.

    Cliff
  12. What Uncle Jesse said. I do that whenever I need...

    What Uncle Jesse said. I do that whenever I need a PDF.

    Cliff
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    Go to Tenkara USA (www.tenkarausa.com...

    Go to Tenkara USA (www.tenkarausa.com) and click on Tenkara Gear. I've never used one.

    Cliff
  14. Thread: Book or DVD

    by Cliff955
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    "The Curtis Creek Manifesto" Cliff

    "The Curtis Creek Manifesto"

    Cliff
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    Nice tie as always Byron. I'm one of those...

    Nice tie as always Byron. I'm one of those Snowshoe fans.

    Cliff
  16. Thread: Update me

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    I'm a budget kind of guy and a pretty average...

    I'm a budget kind of guy and a pretty average caster. A year of so ago I was lucky enough to win a Helios 2 rod. From the first cast that rod absolutely makes me look a lot better than I am. It...
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    Thanks Scott, very nice SBS and good looking fly....

    Thanks Scott, very nice SBS and good looking fly.

    Cliff
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    What Lotech said and asked! Cliff

    What Lotech said and asked!

    Cliff
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    I'm with CaseyP, if I had to choose only one book...

    I'm with CaseyP, if I had to choose only one book it would be Leeson & Schollmeyer's "Benchside Introduction to Fly Tying." Having said that, as a completely ignorant beginner A.K. Best's...
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    I'd feel a LOT better if my flies looked that...

    I'd feel a LOT better if my flies looked that good!

    Cliff
  21. Thread: Rubber Nets

    by Cliff955
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    I agree Byron. I just started using a rubber net...

    I agree Byron. I just started using a rubber net because I believe it is better for the fish. I usually carried my old nylon mesh net, but didn't use it often when nymphing because of the hassle of...
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    I have a 10' 4 wt that I use almost exclusively...

    I have a 10' 4 wt that I use almost exclusively for nymphing. I think it's just about perfect, but my winter project is a 10' 3 wt that will probably replace it next year. It's a personal thing, but...
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    IMHO the key to swinging wet's down stream is...

    IMHO the key to swinging wet's down stream is fairly constant mending to minimize that cross current drag. That's worked for me but I really believe Warren gave the best answer - upstream...
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    That made my morning! Thanks for sharing. ...

    That made my morning! Thanks for sharing.

    Cliff
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    I've had limited success making my own brushes by...

    I've had limited success making my own brushes by hand. Whatever you'd like to share would be very gratefully received!

    Many thanks,

    Cliff Price

    GoDucks!
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