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    Inflatable Vest Saved My Life.......

    On June 10, 2006 my buddy and I were float tubing on a high mountain lake in Colorado.

    Heavy runoff was being discharged into the St. Vrain river through an underwater outlet that we were not...
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    Wear a Life Vest..............

    On June 10, 2006 my buddy and I were float tubing on a high mountain lake in Colorado.

    Heavy runoff was being discharged into the St. Vrain river through an underwater outlet that we were not...
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    I taught both my daughters to fish as soon as...

    I taught both my daughters to fish as soon as they understood the concept. The oldest girl can fish, but is not an enthusiast but the younger daughter loves it.

    They are grown up now but I will...
  4. "I was introduced to a boot dip at Flat Creek in...

    "I was introduced to a boot dip at Flat Creek in Jackson Wyo. Ever since then, I bring along a 10% solution of bleach in a 5 gal bucket and do my own dip when entering and exiting a new stream. The...
  5. Great ideas. Thank you all....... I don't get...

    Great ideas. Thank you all.......

    I don't get the shakes,I'm usually trying to balance in the stream, swat bugs away or fight the wind. Sometimes at the same time. Distracting.And then there is...
  6. Thread: Broken Rod

    by bobin4trout
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    Adam, I used to snap the ends off my rods either...

    Adam,
    I used to snap the ends off my rods either in a car door or cabin screen door closing faster than I could get my gear & fish inside.

    My fishing buddy found a broken Orvis rod in his town...
  7. Can't attach tiny flies - Pre-tied leaders?

    I confess to totally missing a hatch(es) while trying to change to a #20 or smaller fly. Just can't do it in the stream anymore.

    Some of my Dad's fishing stuff included aa fly wallet with short,...
  8. NZ Mud Snail & Cleaning Waders shoes- Ideas?

    First we (Colorado) had Whirling Disease, now this Snail. I will mix up a batch of 50/50 409 cleaner to keep in the car but wonder if there are other rivers having similar problems? What do you think...
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    Colorado River Report - Link to site

    River Report - Great Western Fly Fishing [url=http://www.greatwesternflyfishing.com/river.php:fa01d]http://www.greatwesternflyfishing.com/river.php[/url:fa01d]
  10. Snake River Cutthroat Sets State Record

    Colorado man lands lunker while fishing the Blue River in August.

    To call this trout a lunker would be an understatement: 33 inches long, 17 pounds, 2.6 ounces.

    That's the size of the...
  11. Wow! This is exactly what I was hoping for....

    Wow! This is exactly what I was hoping for. Thanks.

    I do have some fly rods that I don't normally use and the option of bringing them all with sounds really good. Get some use out of them.

    I'll...
  12. Spin, "Line not collected on the apron will...

    Spin,
    "Line not collected on the apron will sink, likely tangle around you're legs and certainly present a problem when shooting during the cast."

    ROFLMAO..........I can see it now. With my luck...
  13. Float Tubing Sinking Lines - Siggestions??

    With my new float tube I am reading that a 10' or even 11' rod with fully sinking lines are basic equipment ("Float Tube Magic" by Pothier)

    Most of my regular gear is about 5wt floating. As there...
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    Here is a direct link to the LeaderCalc program...

    Here is a direct link to the LeaderCalc program for Excel.
    LeaderCalc [url=http://flyfisherman.com/skills/brleadercalc/:51fa1]http://flyfisherman.com/skills/brleadercalc/[/url:51fa1]
    ...
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    Flies on icey waters.....

    Shortly after moving to Colorado, wintertime, the weather was mild and a local river had some open water around the ice.

    A friend told me about dropping a fly onto the ice, cross stream, and...
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    I went to my regular MD felling a little tired....

    I went to my regular MD felling a little tired. He did a blood test, asked a few questions and arranged for a colonoscopy. Sure enough, two or three cancerous nodules. Had a colon op, all removed and...
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    LadyFisher, Thanks for the info. I am convinced....

    LadyFisher,
    Thanks for the info. I am convinced.
    I just ordered a Stormy Seas EXP100 inflatable vest Currently ON SALE at [url=http://www.kayakproshop.com,:b79a6]www.kayakproshop.com,[/url:b79a6] ...
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    Float Tube waders, Belt & preserver?

    Hello All,
    New member her with first post.

    I recently bought a Super Fat Cat, have chest high neo waders, and am now looking for other gear. Specifically life jackets. I am attracted to the...
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