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    Fly Goddess I think they might be referring to...

    Fly Goddess I think they might be referring to your Wal-Mart cane POLE and dental floss???????:D;)
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    Yes, I agree - whatever

    Yes, I agree - whatever
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    ??????

    I went back and re-read every word (well except your posts, I assume you wouldn't do what you claim of others) and the closest I can find is the fellow that bought the low end Chinese bamboo and...
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    "and to think that a cheap rod or inexpensive...

    "and to think that a cheap rod or inexpensive makes you a better fisher, or superior then knock yourself out"

    Who said anything like that?

    Jim
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    Really?

    I took him seriously.

    Jim
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    Interesting!

    I understood his point.

    Jim
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    I worked in the electronics industry all my adult...

    I worked in the electronics industry all my adult life. TI, Datapoint, Motorola.

    I used to walk by Jack Kilby's office on my way to work.

    Now I build cabinet doors and I'm quickly loosing...
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    Why not?

    Lots of alternatives given.

    From their web site:

    "No Risk Satisfaction Guarantee and a Lifetime Warranty
    Take 30 days to wiggle it, cast it, and fish it. If you like it?keep it. Otherwise...
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    No so Bass Bug

    Snipping from the original post:


    "I thought this is pretty big:.......Perhaps sensing that the economy is not quite what it once was......series of very good decisions...........reach of the...
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    Abel - schmable ...

    Abel - schmable

    http://fiberglassflyrodders.yuku.com/topic/9045/t/Look-at-what-my-friend-have-done-with-my-reel.html

    Jim
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    It's human nature

    We all want - no - need validation for our decisions. Seemingly, the more those decisions cost, the greater the need for validation? :confused:

    I've seen exactly the same exchanges on kayaking...
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    uh, ...... 66 for president! :D Seriously,...

    uh, ...... 66 for president! :D

    Seriously, Kudos. Your responses are the most well thought out, grounded in principle, and cogent I have seen recently.

    I came into fly fishing later in life...
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    Today

    In honor of this thread, I took a "step up" rig to the water today. Home rolled 7'6" Forecast IM6 rod, gold tone Medalist clone, and an H&H DT line.

    Differences - much lighter rod, adjustable...
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    Inetresting Thread!

    It's always fun to see people discussing the latest and greatest er... most expensive. ;)

    I hope everybody who wants either version can find a way to snag it! I'll pass.

    Personally my...
  15. No fly fishing vest

    I hate carrying more than I need. I have a shirt pocket that holds all my fishing related stuff. Small flybox, precut tippet in a tiny ziplock bag, pocketknife and floatant when I fish drys. If I...
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    Bad air

    OK, so they left the regular old air in the "empty" tire before they put the N2 in. Seems to me that trapped a whole tire's volume worth (percentage wise) of oxygen and a few dozen other pure and...
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    Just curious

    Sonny, did you also see a vacuum pump? Did they vacuum out all the ambient oxygen and other assorted foul gases before they inflated the tires with N2?

    Did the N2 concentrator have a dyer filter...
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    Ultimate

    There is plenty of room. I still have to scoot the seat forward to open the cooler.

    Let me answer your question this way. The Ultimate is a canoe that paddles and tracks like a kayak with the...
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    Why?

    They are not permanently mounted, so if that space is needed, it could be used. In fact, on warmer waters I usually take them out. The sole purpose for them in my yak is on frigid mountain waters...
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    Native Ultimate 12 with flotation

    The Ultimate is becoming legendary for its stability and comfort.

    I have some growing concerns however, should a capsize occur. I have never felt in danger on my own, however I fish a lot of...
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    A servicable patch is a thing of beauty... John...

    A servicable patch is a thing of beauty... John Gierach

    Sometimes I feel as though I'm surrounded by little pockets of ignorance.

    In God we trust. Everyone else must provide data.

    Never...
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    I also had a great experience

    Dave, I second your vote for GOOD customer service from ACK.

    I recently bought an Ultimate 12 from them and a few accessories, including a PFD.

    I submitted the order after hours via internet....
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    I Found It!!!

    The rod I lost- that prompted this thread. I found it today. The lake had drawn down a LOT, and we wandered out on the flats, and there it was!

    The only immediately noticeable damage is the cork...
  24. Congrats, Jerry! :) Jim

    Congrats, Jerry! :)

    Jim
  25. OK! :) Jim

    OK! :)

    Jim
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