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  1. Thread: good job T&T

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    The people who build those rods are my neighbors....

    The people who build those rods are my neighbors. I am about 5 miles from their factory. Glad you got what you need and they get some well deserved PR.

    jed
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    I also use an 8 or 9 wt. 10 is starting to get a...

    I also use an 8 or 9 wt. 10 is starting to get a bit heavy. There is not alot of need for the extra weight.
    I agree with stripersonline.com or reel-time.com or flyfishsaltwaters.com. All have an...
  3. Thread: Hi Everyone

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    DAVE MARRIED! Wow. I thought he swore off that...

    DAVE MARRIED! Wow. I thought he swore off that concept after his divorce. Glad to hear he and you all are doing well.

    jed
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    I've only known of one. THE Flats Dude, but I'm...

    I've only known of one. THE Flats Dude, but I'm old.

    jed
  5. I'm watching it accumulate in W. MA. Maybe 4...

    I'm watching it accumulate in W. MA. Maybe 4 inches so far and more to come. They are calling for 60 degrees next week. Go figure!

    jed
  6. I think that we forget how simple fishing need...

    I think that we forget how simple fishing need be. Most fish are caught within 30 feet of the fisherman. That equals a little bit more than a rod length, a leader length and the same amount of line....
  7. I am very different. I don't expect a guide to...

    I am very different. I don't expect a guide to always be able to put me on fish. I expect them to try and put me on fish and to do a competent job of it. In many situations the ability to catch is...
  8. I don't know about elegant but effective you are....

    I don't know about elegant but effective you are. I can't wait to try Sage's the One. I am using an Xi3 in the salt and find it very effective for long days and windy weather. Look forward to...
  9. Thread: Cam cleats

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    I have used this type of cam cleat ...

    I have used this type of cam cleat
    http://a248.e.akamai.net/f/248/21700/1d/content.westmarine.com/images/catalog/large/8825192.jpg
    They are common on sail boats. The wire in front is optional and...
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    It has past us here in Western MA. Many towns...

    It has past us here in Western MA. Many towns have floods, houses destroyed, a covered bridge moved off its moorings and floating down the river.

    To get an idea of the power, the Deerfield...
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    Quite the show near Northfield MA as well....

    Quite the show near Northfield MA as well.
    Shelburne Falls downtown Flooded
    Brattleboro VT downtown flooded
    Greenfield Flooded, Covered bridge blown off its pillars and floating down stream....
  12. You asked "Who listens to PITA". The answer is a...

    You asked "Who listens to PITA". The answer is a lot of people do, unfortunately.

    jed
  13. Thread: flys for flounder

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    Clousers have worked for me. CHartreuse and White...

    Clousers have worked for me. CHartreuse and White

    jed
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    Uncle Jesse I would add watching the wake of a...

    Uncle Jesse
    I would add watching the wake of a lunker bass come racing towards your fly
    and
    the mightly lunge of a Pike as it attempts to destroy your fly.

    Each fish and each fishing...
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    What I like about fishing

    I like catching a big fish in the salt after months in the hills.
    I like catching brookies in the hills after time in the salt.
    I like long casts, all about power and distance.
    I like those casts...
  16. Thread: Poison Ivy Help

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    I vote for technu as well. Oatmeal baths...

    I vote for technu as well.

    Oatmeal baths
    witch hazel mixed with baking powder ( witch hazel cools and the powder drys out the oils) dabbed on as needed with a cotton ball
    calamine lotion...
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    I believe all coastal states have this now. Its a...

    I believe all coastal states have this now. Its a federal requirement handed down to the states. MA is free if you are over 60 years old.

    jed
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    Elkkhorn traveller 6wt. is a favorite of mine....

    Elkkhorn traveller 6wt. is a favorite of mine. Great rod for a good price, excellent warranty service.

    jed
  19. I don't know branhap, but I intend to attempt to...

    I don't know branhap, but I intend to attempt to answer that question in 2012.

    Chris, see you there is 2012.

    For others, I can verify that it really is that simple. When I fished there it was...
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    William Josephs Bag for sale

    William Josephs' Old School waist pack for sale:

    http://www.williamjoseph.net/products/product_6.aspx

    Mine is used. They list for $89, will sell for $50, shipped anywhere in the US.

    Its in...
  21. Thread: 9 ' vs 9'6"

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    Strength is a factor. A longer rod takes more...

    Strength is a factor. A longer rod takes more energy to get into motion and keep in motion. I find longer rods don't always work better. On the other hand, a switch rod or spey rodd, will give you...
  22. Thread: MPLS help needed

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    MPLS help needed

    I am in MPLS heading to Boundary waters for a week and took wrong rod. Would like to borrow a 66wt rod for 1 week. I've gvot reel and lines.

    PM me if you can help.

    Jed
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    While a dble haul may be used as a crutch to...

    While a dble haul may be used as a crutch to compensate for poor casting simply put no matter how you cast, adding a double haul adds distance. For some, 50' is sufficent for others not. While it...
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    Dudley, There are days I agree with that and...

    Dudley,
    There are days I agree with that and days I don't . Sometimes I am up for a great challenge and other times a more relaxing trip. As I get older I find that I have more interest in guides,...
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    Last Light - First Light

    It is a beautiful river to fish, not too large, something an average caster can manage. Worthy of planning a trip to if you ask me. In fact, I've got a return trip planned next year! This trip with a...
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