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    Not really a fan. All that crap jutting out can...

    Not really a fan. All that crap jutting out can catch and hinder your re-entry or snag on strainers. Keep your pfd streamlined. Even my whistle is on a very short piece of line on my shoulder...
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    My wife booked a half-day wading trip for me a...

    My wife booked a half-day wading trip for me a few years ago in NC. We were strapped for cash most of the time. The guide taught me alot that got me over the hump in my learning process. I'd...
  3. Thread: Cam cleats

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    A friend of mine is a wooden boat builder and...

    A friend of mine is a wooden boat builder and very talented wood worker. For his solo boat, he constructed a contraption that fits on the fore and aft deck with a pulley roller that he runs his...
  4. Thread: Cozumel

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    Sounds like an incredible trip.

    Sounds like an incredible trip.
  5. Well said. So often I only see what I want to...

    Well said. So often I only see what I want to see and I have to look often and at different times to see anything else.
  6. No, I wasn't pushing the more expensive route. My...

    No, I wasn't pushing the more expensive route. My point is that it takes commitment and delaying instant gratification. I haven't tried Tenkara, but I would and not because you sound like a paid...
  7. I see fishing as a hobby or past time that anyone...

    I see fishing as a hobby or past time that anyone can partake in. Fly fishing is different. It's more like a relationship with a lover. You can visit every now and then and you may get some pleasure...
  8. Just read an article so I can't take credit, but...

    Just read an article so I can't take credit, but midges? Check out Fly Rod and Reel.
  9. I believe the hardest thing about learning to fly...

    I believe the hardest thing about learning to fly fish is practicing. Very few people want to take the time to practice and want to experience the "catching" and "relaxing". That comes, but it takes...
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    Oil spill on yellowstone river

    Was listening to the radio this evening on the way to work and heard about this.

    TU's position:www.tu.org/sites/www.tu.org/files/documents/TU_Yellowstone_River_Statement.pdf

    TransCanada is...
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    Don't have one, but if you've got a trailer and...

    Don't have one, but if you've got a trailer and want to stand anywhere on the PA and cast, spend the money. Not my cup of tea tho. Not sure the size of the streams you could take it on. Draws a...
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    Being from TX and not a hunter, what do you mean...

    Being from TX and not a hunter, what do you mean by county plates?
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    Pike flies for 8wt

    Looking for suggestions. I've tied a few, but looking for more. Heading to Southern Ontario in 2wks. Thanks!

    It gives me something to occupy my time on the night shift.
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    Probably too late, but you can always rent kayaks...

    Probably too late, but you can always rent kayaks from Outdoor Adventures behind the Rec Ctr if you have a means of transporting them. Also, in Aransas Pass, check out slowrideguide.com for rentals...
  15. A good place to start if you want a book....

    A good place to start if you want a book.
    http://www.amazon.com/L-L-Bean-Fly-Fishing-Handbook-2nd/dp/1592282938/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1304088571&sr=1-2
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    The kayak can be just as bad on the back with...

    The kayak can be just as bad on the back with your legs out in front of you unless you are looking at one of the hybrids (Native Ultimate) or one that has an adjustable seat (Jackson Coosa).
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    It's 32 feathers, not 32 capes of feathers. Not...

    It's 32 feathers, not 32 capes of feathers. Not sure how many come in a cape, but that sounds like it's not a good deal.
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