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  1. Just a note - There is no cost for the...

    Just a note - There is no cost for the participants other than their transportation and a fishing license. Donations to Reel Recovery cover all other costs associated with the retreats.
  2. The 8' Powr-Pact in a 5 or 6 weight is a...

    The 8' Powr-Pact in a 5 or 6 weight is a desirable rod on today's market and one in good to excellent condition should bring between $700 and $1,000 dollars. For a fair appraisal, contact Rick...
  3. In today's used rod market the Orvis Battenkill...

    In today's used rod market the Orvis Battenkill and Madison rods can be found for under $400.00 and are an excellent place to start for anyone looking to purchase a bamboo rod. I fish a 7' 5 wt...
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    The stretch from Tahoe City downstream towards...

    The stretch from Tahoe City downstream towards Truckee is a favorite section for recreational floaters on everything from air mattresses to water wings, and most fly fishermen stay away from it...
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    Provo/Weber early July

    I'm attending a Reel Recovery retreat at Falcon Ledge near Altamont, UT as part of the staff on the 5th, 6th, and 7th of July. I'm planning on leaving home on the 2nd and driving to Park City for a...
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    Several years ago I was on the Green River in...

    Several years ago I was on the Green River in Utah below Flaming Gorge. We had hiked down Red Creek to the river and were returning up the canyon following the creek rather than on the trail. I was...
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    I KNEW it was going to snow: I set out my tomato...

    I KNEW it was going to snow: I set out my tomato plants last Saturday.
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    The rod was built by Phillipson Rod and Tackle...

    The rod was built by Phillipson Rod and Tackle Company of Denver in the late 50's or very early 60's before Phillipson was sold to Johnson Reel Makers. The Phillipson version of this rod differed...
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    I think that most of the light colored shirts you...

    I think that most of the light colored shirts you see from the manufacturers are meant to be used in the tropics where they are cooler in the bright sun and most of the fish you're casting to are 60...
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    Most of the time when I fish a dropper its an...

    Most of the time when I fish a dropper its an emerger floating in or just under the film. If you're going to fish a nymph, then fish nymphs. Nymphs should be fished along the bottom, that's where...
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    I have that rod in an 8' 6" and like my other...

    I have that rod in an 8' 6" and like my other Winston IM6 rods it would be classified as a mid-flex, medium action rod. I tend to like the slower loading rods as they fit my casting stroke and are a...
  12. Follow along as a new rod is created

    An exceptionally talented young lady in Colorado who I'm acquainted with has been writing a blog about her experiences as she builds her first bamboo fly rod. Her writing stands out as some of the...
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    I have two of the Cabelas Custom Glass Rods, a...

    I have two of the Cabelas Custom Glass Rods, a 5'6" 3wt and a 6'6" 4wt. The first thing that impressed me about these rods was the rod finish and the quality of the cork, guides and wrapping. For...
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    The good news and the bad news. The bad first -...

    The good news and the bad news. The bad first - the closer you get to Yellowstone, the higher the cost for lodging. Fishing pressure on streams such as the Firehole, Lamar, Madison and Yellowstone...
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    This year Cabelas brought out a line of glass...

    This year Cabelas brought out a line of glass rods called the CGR (custom glass rod) to commemorate their 50th anniversary. At the price they were asking I was pretty sure they were a bunch of C _ _...
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    It's made of rubber and it's just another spot...

    It's made of rubber and it's just another spot you can attach something rather than sticking pins thru the vest.
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    Eric - Stephen King did a similar thing in...

    Eric -

    Stephen King did a similar thing in the 90's with The Green Mile. He released it one-chapter-at-a-time, but I'm no Stephen King.
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    So You Want to Write a Book?

    I'm sure that at one time or another we've all read a novel and thought, "I could write something better than this". Well, I think I can. As part of the process I've started a new web blog called,...
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    Bamboo and distance casting

    Several people have insinuated that bamboo rods are not capable of casting a distance. I take exception to that insinuation; poor casters will never be able to cast a distance and putting a fast...
  20. On Sunday I was at the Cabela's store out of...

    On Sunday I was at the Cabela's store out of Reno. They had 1 of the 6'6" 4wt 50th anniversary rods left in stock; now they have zero. Handles 20 to 30 feet of DT4 line with ease, but that's about...
  21. Chuck-441 I have a couple of cane 3 wts, one...

    Chuck-441

    I have a couple of cane 3 wts, one made by Joe Arguello and one by Steve Kiley. Both are superior to the glass. The problem I have with the 3 wt glass is that its way too easy to...
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    Fly Fishing Axioms

    I'm putting together and introduction to fly fishing presentation and I want to start it out with a list of fly fishing axioms. This is what I've come up with so far:
    - Trout don?t live in ugly...
  23. I have the 5'9" 3/4 weight. The overall...

    I have the 5'9" 3/4 weight. The overall workmanship of the rod is much better than I had expected at the price. I've tried it with several different 3 and 4 wt lines and have settled on a DT4. ...
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    I'm the president of a club that supports Reel...

    I'm the president of a club that supports Reel Recovery both financially and with members who participate as "stream buddies" , facilitators and volunteers at retreats in Nevada, Utah, and Northern...
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    You might want to check out Dave Scadden's boats...

    You might want to check out Dave Scadden's boats at North Fork Outdoors.
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