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  1. Thread: Sierra fly rod

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    Yes it is Scierra! Thanks.

    Yes it is Scierra! Thanks.
  2. Thread: Sierra fly rod

    by Yaffle
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    Sierra fly rod

    Anyone know what happen to this company or where tney went? I bought a sierra rod from Cabelas and for the the price i have never found another fast action rod to come close. These rods are great for...
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    Another Lousy Day In Paradise. I like it mostly...

    Another Lousy Day In Paradise. I like it mostly for the content. I think I want to move back to Labrador!!
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    Thanks eveyone for your imput, this is much to go...

    Thanks eveyone for your imput, this is much to go on. I have some options to concider and will be trying fluorocarbon again this summer.
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    Hey Pernelli, only one spelling error, I'm doing...

    Hey Pernelli, only one spelling error, I'm doing pretty good!
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    Best flourocarbon?

    I've used this stuff in the past but wasn't pleased with it. The flourocarbon I had was SA i believe. It was too stiff and kinked too easily. It wasn't supple at all, too much memory.
    Please advise...
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    Shimazaki Airtru fly wing question

    Just wondering how many of you tie with this wing material?
    I've been tying up blue duns, brown drakes and march browns with this stuff over the past few days. It's a great material for tying with,...
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    fishing with Shimazaki Airtru fly wing

    Does anyone fish flies tied with this wing material?
    I purchased some many years ago fairly cheap from someone one the board. I've just now gotten around to tieing a few flies with this, so far blue...
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    Thanks for the suggestion, I was hoping for...

    Thanks for the suggestion, I was hoping for suggestions on how to make my own. Making loops are not a problem, just line weight (grains) and lenghts. Just something to get me started, this won't be...
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    Shootig heads, ??

    O.K. not my cup of tea, but I am told and all the research I've done indicates if I want to catch brook trout on the Nipigon, I should be using shooting heads.

    The Nipigon River is very large...
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    Skippy, you will never look at fur baring animals...

    Skippy, you will never look at fur baring animals the same again.
    Everything's fair game now, I have a few flies with my dogs hair tied in and wait till you find out the spinning qualities of dear...
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    I've been to St. Johns and fished the Rennies as...

    I've been to St. Johns and fished the Rennies as well as the Virginia river. In 04 it was early July and I took about a dozon Browns in a couple hours. I remeber them all being on the bigger side,...
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    rod value

    RBC, I've used glass rods a fair bit in the past. I know when I was looking for a small stream rod (about 6 or 7 years ago) and found the Fenglas rods (both the seventies and newer) were all gong for...
  14. Thread: Scierra IC3

    by Yaffle
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    Thanks

    Thanks for the replies guys! This is very good to know, I have a 4 wt with a mid to fast action and I use it for most of my trout fishing. I'll certainly use the Scierra for tossing larger flies and...
  15. Thread: Scierra IC3

    by Yaffle
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    Scierra IC3

    Wondering if anyone here owns this rod? I just purchased one in a 4 pc,9 ft 5wt. The caption for the rod on the site I purchased it from says it has a fast action.
    I'm looking for any advise or...
  16. Thread: Frozen

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    Frozen

    Hello FAOL'ers, I just want to say hi and Merry Christmas!
    I rarely get on the board anymore and when I do it seems for somewhat selfish reasons, needing advise or wanting to trade for.... or buy...
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    a couple books please

    Hi, I sent you a PM
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    Looks really good! This is how I did a rod in the...

    Looks really good! This is how I did a rod in the past and I was pleased with the result. I had just one little (actually big) problem, I sanded a litle too much near the tip which created qa week...
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    removing old finish

    I have an old Cane rod that I want to restore. The rod has old varnish that needs to be removed before new finish can be applied.
    I just have one simply question. What is the best way to remove the...
  20. I don't know what the herter reel may be valued...

    I don't know what the herter reel may be valued at, but I've seen the rod valued under $30.00. These were mass produced in Japan and really do not cast very well. It is my understanding that more...
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    Chuck, new pm sent with address...

    Chuck, new pm sent with address correction.(postal code)
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    Books

    I sent a PM regarding Pocket water and Brook Trout.
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    Thanks for the info, I'll consider the options...

    Thanks for the info, I'll consider the options and see what needs to be done here.
    Thanks again....
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    ferrules on a cane blank

    I just had a cane blank come in the mail. I have built a couple rods before, but the on cane rod was a rebuild so the ferrules were already attached.
    In short the ferrule seem a bit small, I assume...
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    I picked up some Aqua-seal today and will give it...

    I picked up some Aqua-seal today and will give it a try tonight.
    Thanks everyone!
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