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    Bicycles are not for sissies!

    :eek: Way back about 1952, when I was 12 years old,was showing off by dismounting my bike, running along side it for a ways and then hopping back on it. Unfortunately, my foot slipped off the pedal...
  2. Thread: Progress?

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    A pox on the WDNR...

    Len,

    And how many of those "restoration" ex-spurts went to stream upgrading school? Had a similar great (NOT!) project in my area a few years ago. They decided to do something about "flood...
  3. Take that you dastardly "critters" whatever you were...

    Thanks one and all for all the advice. I'll be checking before every wader insertion in the future for sure. Just remembered that I was wearing a pair of shorts because of the hot weather that day so...
  4. Thread: Hindsight

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    Len, What a beautiful graphic accompanying the...

    Len,

    What a beautiful graphic accompanying the post. Hope the next nine come with some more excellent visual aids. Only saw Number 1 of your top 10 in the message. Hope I didn't miss anymore, but...
  5. Learned the hard way - check waders before putting them on...

    :shock: Had left chest high waders in the back of my pick up after last fishing trip and didn't think that would be a problem. Have a fairly tight, or so I thought, hard cover on the back of the...
  6. When I first started fly fishing about 14 years...

    When I first started fly fishing about 14 years ago I received a tip from a friend about where to go and what type of fly to tie for this small mountain stream. He said to use an Elk Hair Caddis...
  7. Thread: Good news

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    GGH - glad that you took the time to write about...

    GGH - glad that you took the time to write about your experience. My attitude is it doesn't take any more time to say thank you then to complain. Last night after eating out with my wife I stopped at...
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    Second this motion. Some really neat and...

    Second this motion. Some really neat and informative stuff here folks, especially if you're fairly new to this site.
  9. Thread: Dreaming

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    Do the therapy and stick to it...

    Len,

    My wife's doctor told her he could replace her knee but if she didn't do the therapy all she would have is a new knee that still hurt and wouldn't function properly. She had some wonderful in...
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    Praying for full recovery. Don't skimp on the...

    Praying for full recovery. Don't skimp on the rehab even when it smarts. When you're standing in some cool water again it'll be all right. God bless you.
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    Maybe not too strange but certainly a surprise....

    Maybe not too strange but certainly a surprise. Was fishing a river adjacent to a large park when all of a sudden I heard what sounded like a bazillion mad bees about to swarm me. Looked all around...
  12. Thread: Wind Chimes

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    Len, That's a fine remembrance of your time...

    Len,

    That's a fine remembrance of your time with your dad. We have about eight set of wind chimes not too far from the house strung on some rope between three walnut trees. Love to hear them on...
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    Only two, thank god, experiences with broken...

    Only two, thank god, experiences with broken rods. Sent one rod back to company when it broke at mid point and it appeared to me that the inside portion had a defect. The company replaced it, no...
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    Rubber handle the way to go...

    Got tired of knife slipping when hands got wet and cutting myself on occasion;so, went to a rubber handled Kershaw, short folding blade that goes into pocket or vest. Broke blade tip by bad habit of...
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    Len, The Touch Me Not is called Deadly...

    Len,

    The Touch Me Not is called Deadly Nightshade around here in Virginia. We use the fluid from breaking off the hollow stems as a cure for poison ivy. Squeeze the juice out of the stem and and...
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    Deanna, In our thoughts and prayers that all...

    Deanna,

    In our thoughts and prayers that all goes well. Will be waiting on results
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    Betty - That's such wonderful news and an awesome...

    Betty - That's such wonderful news and an awesome photo.

    Are you sure you're related? She doesn't look the least bit like a Swamp Witch!!!!!! :rolleyes:

    Does she know there's no trout in SD?...
  18. Thread: Dam It!!!

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    Len, I vote for the "Beaver Construction...

    Len,

    I vote for the "Beaver Construction Company" as the best dam builders out there! A long time friend up in New England can catch a bazillion brookies at his favorite beaver dam area. Seems...
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    BETTY, Such wonderful news. Prayers continued...

    BETTY,

    Such wonderful news. Prayers continued till Tristyn is healthy and home again.
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    Very emotional read. Touched a place I hadn't...

    Very emotional read. Touched a place I hadn't been to for a while.

    When our youngest died at age 40 several years ago my wife and I were separated from him by a five and a half hour drive to...
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    Betty, Prayers for Tristyn and family go out...

    Betty,

    Prayers for Tristyn and family go out today and every day till she is back home healthy and safe.

    Dick-Grn Mt Man
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    Don't remember who posted this or where I first...

    Don't remember who posted this or where I first saw it; but, it changed the way I tie my buggers now. I add about six strands of "Flashabou" (Rainbow) and tie it into the tail and leave some extra...
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    Len, OUCH! Does that ever look familiar. Looks...

    Len,

    OUCH! Does that ever look familiar. Looks like my old brace. Was off work for three months several years ago before I retired. Had experimental surgery at the time and was the 5th. one the...
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    You're already there...

    HOSSCOOPER,

    I believe you're already on the best site for photo posting and blogging about fishing and other related subjects.:D Take a look around here and you'll see what I mean.
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    Omg!!!

    Len,

    Are you sure you're still alive??? You must have more then one cat and nine life's! And I thought some of my childhood "tricks" were foolish.:shock:
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