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    In Rhode Island the season is 6:00 AM the 2nd...

    In Rhode Island the season is 6:00 AM the 2nd saturday of April until midnight of the last day of Feb. The daily creel limit also changes in the fall but since I usually C&R I don't remember the day.
  2. Thread: Roll Call

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    A double taper or a long belly weight forward...

    A double taper or a long belly weight forward would be best I think. From what I've heard Royal Wulff triangle taper is also good for role casting but I personally haven't tried. Royal Wulff also...
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    Actually the VW Rabbit in the 80s was a cheap...

    Actually the VW Rabbit in the 80s was a cheap car. The newer, more expensive VW they make now are as much a piece of $%#@ as all the other cars built today.:)

    I'm not denying that a $800 rod will...
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    I guess I'll put my 2 cents in :p I've found with...

    I guess I'll put my 2 cents in :p I've found with any product you can buy Expensive, Cheaper and Cheap. Expensive is not always better than cheaper, and cheaper doesn't mean it has to be cheap. A...
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    I usually only use them if I'm fishing a pond and...

    I usually only use them if I'm fishing a pond and the fish are just feeding under the surface. The indicators I use are reusable and allow me to quickly adjust there position on my leader so I can...
  6. Thread: Casting Help

    by Ironhead
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    Since I really have no experiance using bass...

    Since I really have no experiance using bass flies, I won't make any suggestions on equipment. The few occasions I do go warm water fishing I usually just use streamers (most of the warm water...
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    I have never used this cast with a fly rod, I try...

    I have never used this cast with a fly rod, I try to stay away from it. When I was around 12 or 13 I had used it several times with my bait caster until I put a large crank bait through my left index...
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    As far as rollcasting, if you start off around...

    As far as rollcasting, if you start off around ankle deep water you're going to want to get 15' to 20' line pulled off the tip of your rod. Bring the rod to 12 O'clock position slowly and let the...
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    As others have said all rods will come apart if...

    As others have said all rods will come apart if you don't wax them. However I do have a really cheep Flueger 5/6 wt 3 piece rod that is worse for this than my other rods. I only use this mostly for...
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    I believe there was a thread about magnitised...

    I believe there was a thread about magnitised hooks a while ago... However I will just say what I did then. Many fish hunt using electromagnetic fields so magnetic hooks may work in your favor....
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    Fishing the Wood River this year in RI I used my...

    Fishing the Wood River this year in RI I used my 8'6" 4WT that has medium Fast action, do to over hanging trees I had to roll cast the whole time (actually most of the places I've fished in RI have...
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    Getting back into fly fishing only several years...

    Getting back into fly fishing only several years ago I can feel your pain, however just remember what they say,"A bad day fishing is still better than a good day at work.";) I'm far from being an...
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    As someone relativly new and not very frequant to...

    As someone relativly new and not very frequant to these boards I'm sorry to say I'm not very familiar with you or your family. However, as someone who has had to deal with similar experiances in my...
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    I have only 3 pairs of scissors and a small pair...

    I have only 3 pairs of scissors and a small pair of wire clippers. I've got a small cheap no-name brand that I got with my original fly tying kit I use for really small work, I've got a pair of Dr....
  15. Thread: oxidation

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    Unless the tinsel is gold color itself and not...

    Unless the tinsel is gold color itself and not painted any thing you do to clean will leave it discolored so it probably not worth the time or money to clean it. :|
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    Several years ago I worked with a guy who was...

    Several years ago I worked with a guy who was working on the inside of a headliner of a Toyota, what he didn't know was there was a nest of baby spiders in there. Even worse is he didn't know he was...
  17. Thread: New 6wt.

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    Opening day this year I broke the uplock on my...

    Opening day this year I broke the uplock on my 10' 6w right before opening started. I used tap from my first-aid kit to attach my reel so I could fish. About 2 or 3 hours into fishing we had a...
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    Like someone said water etiquette does depened on...

    Like someone said water etiquette does depened on were you are. Here there are so few places to access rivers and the like with to many fisherman. You have to fish closer together especially around...
  19. Thread: Safety

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    A wading staff is very important to have aswell....

    A wading staff is very important to have aswell. I don't just use one to help my balance but also to determine my next step. Many places around here it is often hard to see the bottom clearly and...
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    I started with the BassPro kit, most of the stuff...

    I started with the BassPro kit, most of the stuff in the kit is somewhat sub par but the video is very good. All in all it's a good way to get started but once you get started you're going to want to...
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    I usually use Penn Reel oil and grease....

    I usually use Penn Reel oil and grease. Everyone's suggestions will most likely work fine, one option might last longer than another but as long as you keep up on regular maintances that shouldn't...
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    One of the differences between regular...

    One of the differences between regular monofilament and fluorocarbon is that mono will stretch a good deal before it brakes while fluoro won't, this is one of the reasons why mono has a greater...
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    As several people have mentioned Wulff's triangle...

    As several people have mentioned Wulff's triangle taper and long belly weight forward lines are great choices other than DT. Also a softer action rod makes roll casting easier. I have seen people get...
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    At his age I wouldn't recommend letting him touch the fish at all since young kids like to stick their hands and fingers in their mouth. Also keep in mind as people age their bodies change and things...
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    During a hatch I've had great success stripping...

    During a hatch I've had great success stripping an unweighted pheasant tail just under the surface or using a strike indicator about a half a foot above one and just letting it sit in stillwater.
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