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    Fair enough, but what is the ultimate object? I...

    Fair enough, but what is the ultimate object? I have a little Korean-made 3wt that costs less than $100. I also have two Winston 3wts that, if you could buy them today, would cost you something...
  2. She is beautiful Wishing the best for her and...

    She is beautiful Wishing the best for her and your family.
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    I do not believe it is all hype, but I do believe...

    I do not believe it is all hype, but I do believe it's like golf clubs: there is a difference, but most golfers are not good enough to be able to utilize the difference, and most duffers will play...
  4. Thread: A Walk

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    GREAT pics! Thanks for sharing...

    GREAT pics! Thanks for sharing...
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    I agree we make too much of things; that's why I...

    I agree we make too much of things; that's why I just use whatever line my rods are rated for. To some folks the tinkering and experimentation are what it's all about, but that's not me. Then...
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    ....Sweet!

    ....Sweet!
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    The one that makes them the most money ;)!

    The one that makes them the most money ;)!
  8. I've been using this knot for years; I've never...

    I've been using this knot for years; I've never had one break, but if you get sloppy and don't tie it correctly it can slip.
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    Nice! What weight rod/line were you fishing?

    Nice! What weight rod/line were you fishing?
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    Jim, we lost our son 5 years ago. It will not...

    Jim, we lost our son 5 years ago. It will not get better, but it will get different. My deepest condolences to you and your family. God Bless, and may Renee Rest in Peace.
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    I agree. Here's my guarantee story. A few years...

    I agree. Here's my guarantee story. A few years ago I bought a top-line Cabela's rod; it was on clearance but to my understanding still came with the Cabela's lifetime warranty. The tip broke and...
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    I really want to carry a "real" knife, but after...

    I really want to carry a "real" knife, but after years of my my little Swiss army I can't live without that toothpick!
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    Well I'll be damned! No wonder everthing I build...

    Well I'll be damned! No wonder everthing I build turns out smaller than I expected!
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    I agree. If a 5wt rod works better with a 6wt...

    I agree. If a 5wt rod works better with a 6wt line, it's a 6wt and should be labeled as such. If a 5wt line weighs as much as a 6wt, then call it a six weight! I guess it's the same reason a 2x4...
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    Never apologize for a granddaughter! My Gracie...

    Never apologize for a granddaughter! My Gracie is now 10 years old and is the light of my life.
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    Pickerel was what flashed through my mind;...

    Pickerel was what flashed through my mind; although I haven't seen any around here I guess they do exist. I suppose it could have been something in its mouth; as I said, I only saw it briefly. I...
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    I agree with 11 Mile.

    I agree with 11 Mile.
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    Weird fish; any ideas?

    Fishing for bluegills in an urban lake in south central Kansas yesterday. I was bank fishing and a fish rose to near the surface at my feet. I thought it was a stick at first; only saw it from the...
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    Nice!!!!!! (I think that's 10)

    Nice!!!!!! (I think that's 10)
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    First of the season

    Today is the first day we've had in a while when the wind wasn't blowing a gale, so I headed over to one of my bluegill spots. I took the 9wt outfit I just got from David at River Traditions, which...
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    Aha, the wonders of google (should have gone...

    Aha, the wonders of google (should have gone there first!). Triple surgeon's knot for the loop.
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    Line to backing knot

    I just got a fly line with a loop to loop connection to the backing - never had one before. What is recommened for tying the loop on the backing? Thanks...
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    I just received my 9wt rod and reel to match from...

    I just received my 9wt rod and reel to match from David; ordered on Sunday, shipped on Monday (personalized and all), arrived today - what great service! It's a beautifully appointed rod; there is...
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    I have both a 2wt and a 3wt; like you I use them...

    I have both a 2wt and a 3wt; like you I use them primarily for small pan fish and they are great fun. For the 3 I have both WF and DT lines. I bought the DT first, but I must say that since I got...
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    Steve Bodio, the writer and outdoorsman, has the...

    Steve Bodio, the writer and outdoorsman, has the disease. Here is a link to his blog:

    http://stephenbodio.blogspot.com/


    You might try contacting him; he may have some input, insight, or...
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