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  1. Thread: UV Finish

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    You use the thin for a thinner coating. If it...

    You use the thin for a thinner coating. If it penetrates the uv light cannot reach it and it won't cure. It's a coating and not intended for penetrating surfaces.

    I have tried several kinds of...
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    Nice review! The 7/8 is my favorite of the bunch...

    Nice review! The 7/8 is my favorite of the bunch and I use for bass bugging from a tube or yak and also for saltwater stuff from a yak. Nice change of pace from my short graphite rods (Sage BASS...
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    I have several favorite light rods with the slide...

    I have several favorite light rods with the slide bands. Hate having reels fall off.

    I use a type of tape that sticks to itself as only. A couple of wraps does the trick and it can be reused a...
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    The TFO Clouser and the St Croix Mojo do things...

    The TFO Clouser and the St Croix Mojo do things differently well

    The Mojo excels at closer range fishing (50 ft or less and often inside 30 ft) or in tighter quarters. Shorter rods can be more...
  5. Thread: Fish ID

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    It was the coloration of the fins that lead me to...

    It was the coloration of the fins that lead me to think Golden Shiner. Note the tint to the tail and fins. Shad tails have that tint, at least in any image or fish that I have seen. Dace also have...
  6. Thread: Fish ID

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    Looks like a shiner to me. Though not native to...

    Looks like a shiner to me. Though not native to CA some lakes have populations that developed from shiners acquired for bait that escaped or were released. The fish we have are Golden Shiners but...
  7. 1977. 14 yrs old. First fly rod fish. July....

    1977. 14 yrs old. First fly rod fish. July. Family camping trip up from CA Bay Area. North Umpqua River at Susan Creek campground. 8ft Garcia fly rod, Olympic Daisy Medalist knock off reel, SA Air...
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    For more than 15 years I have been wearing an...

    For more than 15 years I have been wearing an inflatable PFD ves when fishing from a tube, pontoon, yak, or boat. It doesn't get in the way and it is always on my body. I use a manual model rather...
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    For those who nail knot a butt section to fly...

    For those who nail knot a butt section to fly line, this works for some applications.

    I was on a fly fishing charter targeting yellowfin tuna many years ago. Several of the other anglers on the...
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    For the last 30 years I have used the exact same...

    For the last 30 years I have used the exact same vests, lumbar packs, chest packs, etc for carrying fly, spin, or baitcasting tackle.

    We sell just as many vests, packs, etc to spin fishers as...
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    Excellent reel. 5/6 has same drag has the bigger...

    Excellent reel. 5/6 has same drag has the bigger sizes which where very good at their original price point and built well enough for saltwater fish like bonefish , tarpon, tuna, bonito, etc. We sold...
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    The Air Head is one of those patterns I always...

    The Air Head is one of those patterns I always have in my trout box. Sometimes fish will come to it readily but sometimes they will ignore it. I dont use it often but will tie it on when more...
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    If I need to identify a leader I use a tippet...

    If I need to identify a leader I use a tippet gauge to measure the end.
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    Guideline Rouge at Sierra Trading Post right now...

    Guideline Rouge at Sierra Trading Post right now $49.95
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    The TFO HSR reel is lighter than the BVK and so...

    The TFO HSR reel is lighter than the BVK and so is the Redington Drift. Our customers have liked both with the BVK as well as Orvis Access II. I use the BVK 5 wt I the salt and use an old...
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    Quite possibly bad guy is sending emails to see...

    Quite possibly bad guy is sending emails to see if they get any responses. Looking to see if the email is valid or still monitored. If they determine it is valid then they might target your email...
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    To make it easier to cast a larger fly you need a...

    To make it easier to cast a larger fly you need a heavier flyline. Switch and Spey rod are rated differently than single handed rods - they require heavier lines. An 8 wt switch line requires a...
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    Probably no much she can do. Someone has...

    Probably no much she can do. Someone has accessed member email addresses.

    There has been some good advice here. I never use the same password for more than one account. For the most part I...
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    The "Transitions" brand lenses go from clear to...

    The "Transitions" brand lenses go from clear to shaded where most of the photochromatic lenses from sunglasses specialist companies (Smith, Costa, Habervision, etc) are not completely clear so are...
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    Transitions is just one brand of photochromatic...

    Transitions is just one brand of photochromatic technology eye wear. I have been using photochromatic lense sunglasses almost exclusively for 15 years now. Brands I have used include Habervision,...
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    Looks to me like the reel might be assembled...

    Looks to me like the reel might be assembled incorrectly. You might try reassembling so the pointy end of the silver part is pointed towards the center. At its limit of travel the pointy end would...
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    I have been using the Cortland Trout Boss lines...

    I have been using the Cortland Trout Boss lines in 4wt and 5wt for a couple of years now. Very good lines that are often overlooked as I think many new Cortland products have been while they have...
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    I thought it odd that in their reasoning for not...

    I thought it odd that in their reasoning for not including Redington rods they specifically mentioned the Redington Link, which hasn't been made for about three years.

    I always enjoy reading...
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    Nice images. We fishe th beaches for perch and...

    Nice images. We fishe th beaches for perch and other critters here in SoCal year round. 20 years ago I rarely saw another fly angler on the beach. Today more unusual not to see one, especially on...
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    Thanks all:cool:

    Thanks all:cool:
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