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    Re: 2' Gar, and curious...

    what type of gar was it, I catch alligator gar here and they put up a great fight on a 5 wt. the spotted gar are not near as much fun IMO.

    darryl
  2. Thread: Waders- Again

    by txFly
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    Re: Waders- Again

    Good point, they all will leak in time, how long it takes for the leaks to happen depends on how you use them. I look for quality construction and comfort first and formost, if you have a good fly...
  3. Thread: Waders- Again

    by txFly
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    Re: Waders- Again

    I have had great luck with the Orvis Clearwater, Simm's Freestone, and lately have been using the William Joseph Namic waders, these are all breathables and well built, the orvis waders did not like...
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    Re: More casting...Aerializing Line

    Bob, Thanks for digging up the illistrations, this shows what i was refering to very well.

    darryl
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    Re: More casting...Aerializing Line

    This is a good point no matter what is writen on the rod, some sticks balance and perform better uplined/downlined. That said with a reasonably balanced outfit increasing carry (arialization) into...
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    Re: More casting...Aerializing Line

    ducksterman there are a few factors that come into play here, casting with an overhang (running line out of the tip ring can be problematic for lots of folks. This is were form and mechanics become...
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    Re: Long Distance Casting Relative to Accuracy

    Here is how I look at the practice issue, I practice on the grass to work on my form and improve areas were i am having issues, I fish on the water and gain experience and knowlage about dealing with...
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    Re: Fly Fishing Technology And Tradition

    Bob, Well said and something for all to take to heart. FF in the future will be what we all make it though what we can pass on.

    Take a child fishing, share what you know and let them discover the...
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    Re: Why do you fly fish?

    I was given a hand me down fly rod thrity some odd years ago, as a kid the long rod was a magical vehicle taking a kid in south central texas to the places I would read about in field & stream. I...
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    Re: Favorite Fall Fish

    favorite fall fish, thats a hard one. this time of year I love to chase the wipers, then there is also some great crappie, and LMB fishing, and our only real trout fishery starts to get good around...
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    Re: Light Tackle Bassers

    Here is texas I target bass for a good portion of my fishing time and my rod of choice is a 4wt. as for flies I use clousers tied in 6-8's, bendbacks to size 4, and my favorite is a bunny shad...
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