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    Re: Wading Jacket Recommendation

    Simms G3 IMHO... outstanding piece of gear.
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    Re: patagonia info

    I spent three weeks in Chile this last October/November freelancing my fishing, although I did hire a guide for a few days out of Coyhoquie to get me started. Rented a real nice extended cab truck...
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    Re: Galloup Streamer Line

    Doug,

    I think I would get the heavier one for your 6 weight, but you could go either way. How deep is your typical water you are going to fish? If it is less than 4', you might want to go with...
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    Re: On the eve of California Trout Opener

    The Kenai River system and all of Bristol Bay here in Alaska closes for trout fishing Monday to protect the spawning rainbows. Opener is June 11. It was 30F this morning, so we are still awaiting...
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    Re: Galloup Streamer Line

    I bought the 7/8 wt last fall. Fished it for big rainbows on the Kvichak River in SW Alaska with 5 inch articulating flesh flies. Absolutely awesome steamer presentation. I was fishing side by...
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    Re: Kenai pen. AK

    Listenup

    I sent you a PM.
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    I know one good reason: The fly box floats!! I...

    I know one good reason: The fly box floats!! I was by myself fishing the Rio Cochrane in Chile this last November, and dropped a huge C&F streamer box with about 60 nice flies out of my hands and...
  8. Thread: Alaska Guide

    by Flyboy@ak
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    Both Mike and Jerry are good suggestions. I know...

    Both Mike and Jerry are good suggestions. I know them both well, you will have a good experience with either.
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    Orthoman, That is interesting hearing about...

    Orthoman,

    That is interesting hearing about your trip, as I felt the same way. Everyday was great, somedays I worked real hard to entice one or two big spooky browns onto the hook, and other...
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    Orthoman, How was your trip?? Did it meet...

    Orthoman,

    How was your trip?? Did it meet your expectations? Three months after being there I am still savoring my fishing in northern Pantagonia. Been wondering about how you fared.
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    I had a set that was pretty new (a couple of...

    I had a set that was pretty new (a couple of months), fall off of my hat when I was bent over un-hooking a fish (Stupid me, no Chums on them and I had just placed them up on my hat above the bill)...
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    Sounds like a trend. I like either the Rio Grand...

    Sounds like a trend. I like either the Rio Grand or the SA GPX. Very similar lines, and load the XP nicely.
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    We had a presentation at our local flyfishing...

    We had a presentation at our local flyfishing club last night about fishing the Caribbean including Cancun and Ascension Bay areas. June was recommended as an excellent time to go, as the weather is...
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    Orthoman, Gaston' owner of Rumba Pantagon is...

    Orthoman,

    Gaston' owner of Rumba Pantagon is EXCELLENT!!.... I fished with him two days out of Coyhaquie in Early November, not expecting to when I headed to Chile, but ended up finding him as I...
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    Orthoman, No fly shops in Coyhaquie. I was...

    Orthoman,

    No fly shops in Coyhaquie. I was down there in October and November. There is a couple of fly shops in Santiago, but I have never been out of the airport at Santiago the three times I...
  16. Thread: XP Question

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    I have never cast an 11' XP, but I have a 10' 6wt...

    I have never cast an 11' XP, but I have a 10' 6wt XP and 9' 7wt XP. My guess would be that you won't need any "ballast" to "balance out" an 11' rod. If you think of the length of the fulcrum from...
  17. Thread: Tom White

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    I heard recently from a friend who knows him...

    I heard recently from a friend who knows him well, that got an email from Tom saying he has been diagnosed with cancer, and seeking treatment for it. Our prayers should be with him.
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    Ya, I kinda hooked him though on his first time...

    Ya, I kinda hooked him though on his first time flyfishing with "Uncle Flyboy". Put a Sage XP 7wt in his hand and placed him in in a spot that was lousy with big Pike. That 12 year old had eyes as...
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    Montana Moose No problem. I had a 1494 that I...

    Montana Moose

    No problem. I had a 1494 that I bought in the 70s, and this summer I gave my nephew who was interested in starting fly fishing a 5wt graphite-glass Fennewick 5wt rod and the reel. ...
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    Here is an interesting history of these reels: ...

    Here is an interesting history of these reels:

    http://flyreelsonline.hypermart.net/Pfl ... toryII.htm

    And instructions for switching retreive directions for the 1400 series reels:
    ...
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    I went last year, as I was traveling back to the...

    I went last year, as I was traveling back to the East Coast for business, so traveled early, layed over in MSP and went to the show. It was the first big flyfishing show I have attended. I thought...
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    Like so many things in this sport (or addiction,...

    Like so many things in this sport (or addiction, you choose what to call it), it really does depend on your application.

    The posts at the start of the thread saying any kind will work and the line...
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    You probably shouldn't even allow us guys from...

    You probably shouldn't even allow us guys from Alaska in on this. Having fished 130 days since January 1, most in Alaska, along with a trip to the Sierras, One to the San Juan and three weeks in...
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    Just some more food for the fodder: Whatever...

    Just some more food for the fodder:

    Whatever price of rod you are considering, warranty is a big element. Having had broke two high end Sages, and one Gloomis (broke one on a bear encounter,...
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    This thread is a hoot. I am actually very...

    This thread is a hoot. I am actually very surprised. I guess I am going to stand out. Almost all of my rods are top end rods, and I generally pay the piper to buy local so it has been at list...
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