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    Joe, I already heard about the bear attacks...

    Joe,

    I already heard about the bear attacks through one of the local scout crews that were there that week.

    Jim
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    I am actually doing a backpacking trip with my...

    I am actually doing a backpacking trip with my sons scout troop and we are hoping to draw 'Fish Camp' as one of our stops. I will only have one evening to fish it.
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    Fly suggestions for Philmont Scout Ranch

    I will be backpacking the Philmonth Scout Ranch the weeks of August 12-22. I will have an opportunity to do some flyfishing in the southern section of the ranch (Fish Camp). I've never fished out...
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    A couple of hairwing suggestions

    Fishin Bill,

    When tying with elk or deer hair it's always a good idea to comb out the short hair (I use an old tooth brush). I would also suggest you use a hair stacker, if you aren't already....
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    Noontootla Creek

    Hey Waders isn't the Noontoola a private, pay to fish creek?
  6. Thread: Sage Z-axis

    by PAangler
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    I have a 9 ft. 4wt (2-piece) Z-axis and I use a...

    I have a 9 ft. 4wt (2-piece) Z-axis and I use a WF4 Orvis line.
  7. Thread: Rod Building

    by PAangler
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    Appreciate the advise, but....

    Sure, I can do all that stuff to keep a 4 piece rod from coming apart or just use a 2 piece rod and not do anything.
  8. Thread: Rod Building

    by PAangler
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    Like Beaver, I've tied up a couple of GL3s too. I...

    Like Beaver, I've tied up a couple of GL3s too. I like rods that are on the fast side, and for the price, the GL3 is a good fit. I actually prefer 2 piece over 4 piece rods. The 4 piece rods come...
  9. Thread: leaders

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    Furled leaders, too

    Yep, count me in with the furled leader group. I twist mine up with 4lb florocarbon. I can layover 3X - 8X tippets with no problem. For dry flys you have to grease up the leader to make it float...
  10. Red cars = accidents

    JC,

    My wife has owed 3 red cars: a Honda Accord, Chrysler LeBaron convertible and an Infiniti J30. She had accidents with all 3 cars, not one of them were her fault. The Chrysler and Infiniti were...
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    Thanks for the advise guys.

    Thanks for the advise guys.
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    Bamboo with split tip

    I have a bamboo rod where the bamboo has separated (split) about six inches down from the tip. The only way you can tell it is split is by flexing the rod tip. The split is about 4 inches long. Can I...
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    With all due respect to you also JC, economics...

    With all due respect to you also JC, economics should not be the only reason for deciding who we take fishing. I would love to hear from some of the parents out there about how much they spend for...
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    Take an old guy fly fishing....no thanks

    Deanna,

    With all due respect....I'd rather take a kid fly fishing.
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    Amen, Bamboozle....I'd be afraid of falling off...

    Amen, Bamboozle....I'd be afraid of falling off the pulpit and crushing my 'fly fisherman' halo!
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    I'll apologize up front for hijacking this...

    I'll apologize up front for hijacking this thread....Jim, I was on the French this last Saturday using a 5 ft furled leader. Got there about 11:00 or so, when were you there? How'd you do?
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    Primanti's - arguably the best sandwich in the...

    Primanti's - arguably the best sandwich in the free world!
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    Dichotomy - take a Scout fishing!

    In Rick Zeiglers column this week he asks:

    "How do we get people to take their kids to city lakes and farm ponds or small streams to get exposed to the idea of fishing? I am not sure that I have...
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    Brown bread in a can is a staple at our BSA Troop...

    Brown bread in a can is a staple at our BSA Troop winter camp every year. The Troop is 63 years old and still going strong!
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    I think it's related to the Salmon River...

    I think it's related to the Salmon River Cricket...:) Just try casting one of those on a 4X leader.You old Salmon River snaggers know what I talking about. LMAO.
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    ol' Blue, It's been too may years since I've...

    ol' Blue,

    It's been too may years since I've fished the 'hooch in April to give you an accurate opinion on what flies work best that time of year. Hopefully some of the FAOL locals will chime in....
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    Even though my address says Glenmoore PA, I lived...

    Even though my address says Glenmoore PA, I lived in Alpharetta for almost 20 years. The best/closest place to go is the Chattahoochee River, it's the tailwater for Lake Lanier. Lots of big trout,...
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    I caught a mallard by accident one time while...

    I caught a mallard by accident one time while bass fishing.
  24. Thread: Scuds

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    For our Southern brethren...

    You can add Kudzu to the list! :)
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    Timbrubakken, Your reply is more that enough...

    Timbrubakken,

    Your reply is more that enough to tell me to stay away. Thank you for your honest appraisal. Hopefully others will see this post and resist the temptation to try these substandard...
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