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  1. Randy, You might also like the book EMERGERS by...

    Randy,
    You might also like the book EMERGERS by Doug Swisher and Carl Richards. It was published in 1991 but it has a lot of valid info that should help you. You can find used copies on Amazon for...
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    Interesting thread! I imagine what works and...

    Interesting thread! I imagine what works and what doesn't has a lot to do with geography and food sources in the water we fish. I've caught fish on most of the flies folks have found unproductive. ...
  3. Thread: Want a 6 weight

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    Sage did make a 6 weight Light Line rod In a 2...

    Sage did make a 6 weight Light Line rod In a 2 piece configuration (no 4 pieces). I know it was available in 1992 as the blanks show in my old Sage catalogs from that period. Bob Marriott's fly...
  4. Thread: Sun Gloves?

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    I have 2 pair of glacier gloves and they work...

    I have 2 pair of glacier gloves and they work fine for shielding my hands when I wear them--I actually hate wearing any type of gloves while I'm fishing, be it wool gloves when steel head fishing in...
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    I prefer copper or brownish amber lens for most...

    I prefer copper or brownish amber lens for most fishing in sunny or bright light situations. I also use yellow in extreme low light situations as these give better definition to the surroundings,...
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    I had a similar mishap with the magnifying glass...

    I had a similar mishap with the magnifying glass on my Giraffe light. It burned through a plastic bag holding loose feathers. No fire but it sure did smell and fortunately we were home and smelled...
  7. Thread: UV Sunblock Hat

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    I have a Mumz hat (purchased at REI) that has a...

    I have a Mumz hat (purchased at REI) that has a bill and a wrap around fabric that hangs over your ears and shields the back of my neck. It has also been treated with Buzz Off to supposedly keep...
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    W hat were you ordering so I know not to order? ...

    W
    hat were you ordering so I know not to order? Same thing happened to me with Wapsi thread.
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    The main Boise runs right through downtown and is...

    The main Boise runs right through downtown and is fishable all year round. DFG dumps a large number of steelhead into it every November for put and take and it has a number of brown trout lurking in...
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    We really need a bit more information. When in...

    We really need a bit more information. When in June? Early could have rivers running high, later is better. Is your grandson a proficient wader and flyfisher? How far from Boise are you willing...
  11. Three years ago there were 6 fly shops in Boise. ...

    Three years ago there were 6 fly shops in Boise. Today there are two (plus a Cabelas, but it certainly isn't a fly shop and I seriously doubt it has had much of an impact on the fly shops that...
  12. Thread: Fly-Tying books?

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    I agree with oldfrat. I'd be looking to get...

    I agree with oldfrat. I'd be looking to get another computer and pulling flytying Info
    off the Internet. I have quite a few books but generally go online now to hit Charlie Craven's site
    for...
  13. Thread: Bamboo Blog

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    I spent an hour this morning reading through your...

    I spent an hour this morning reading through your blog. I enjoyed the AK Best interview, the Engle interview, and your trials and tribulations as you waded into bamboo rods. Everybody needs a dog...
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    This isn't necessarily a correct assumption. I...

    This isn't necessarily a correct assumption. I often check this site without logging on as a member. I generally only sign in if I want to add something (rarely) or respond to an ad on the...
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    Like others have said, get your eyes checked...

    Like others have said, get your eyes checked first. If it is determined that you still have 20/20, then look into nonprescription sunglasses with bifocal magnifiers, and don't go cheap on these as...
  16. Thread: Fly reel repair

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    On a reel as expensive as a Charlton I'd...

    On a reel as expensive as a Charlton I'd definitely have Bill repair it. He's repaired a coupleof my Marryats and he does great work. Give him a call and explain your problem and he can probably...
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    catman, My PM box now has room. I didn't...

    catman,
    My PM box now has room. I didn't realize that all the messages I'd sent the past 4 years were saved and taking up room. The used Spring Creek was sold, but I still have the new one. PM me...
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    Revised Availability with some pictures ...

    Revised Availability with some pictures




    Factory Sage Graphite II GFL 480RP (1988 vintage), 2 piece flyrod with original Sage aluminum tube and brown Sage sock. The rod is an 8’0”, 2...
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    Diamondglass and used Spring Creek Sold

    Updated rod availability listed. Diamondglass and used Spring Creek Sold, and Sage TXL000 is pending.
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    Closet Clean out time

    Closet clean out time. I'm looking to move out some things I rarely (or have never) used. These include Rods, Reels, and miscellaneous others. All items come with shipping included in the lower 48...
  21. Thread: Vintage Orvis

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    Sent you a PM and will send an email. I have two...

    Sent you a PM and will send an email. I have two of them.
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    mnklagoon message response

    I'll take the offer but can't respond to your PM because your box is full.
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    mnklagoon, I tried to respond to your message...

    mnklagoon,
    I tried to respond to your message but your mailbox is full so it got kicked back, Please delete some of the messages and I can resend. I'll take the offer you made.
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    WTB: Sage Light Line 7'9" 2 or 3 weight

    Well, I'm not having much luck on the slt so how about either of these? I prefer the 2 weight, but will consider the 3 weight.

    Interested in finding either of these rods. Please email particulars...
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    WTB: Sage SLT 8'1" 1 weight, or 8' 0 weight

    This forum worked well for finding another rod I purchased a couple months ago so figured I'd give it a shot on these rods.

    Interested in finding either of these rods. Please email particulars...
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