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    Jerry, Hooks arrived in great shape this past...

    Jerry,

    Hooks arrived in great shape this past Saturday. What an awesome variety, quality and quantity of them you sent. I may never have to buy another hook forever at the rate I tie!:D

    Folks...
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    Best news yet!

    Jerry,

    That is great news. Nothing like being home instead of in a hospital especially far from home. A ggod nights sleep will do wonders after hearing all the hospital noise and bed pan clanging!...
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    Waskeyc, That was a pretty harrowing account...

    Waskeyc,

    That was a pretty harrowing account on the river. Glad to hear that you didn't get washed off that boulder. I'm about an hour and a half south of that area but have never fished up there...
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    Jerry, Prayers on the way. And don't go too...

    Jerry,

    Prayers on the way. And don't go too fast on those 70 mile trips and be careful. My wife is also facing some serious surgery in November and I'll be good as it's the out patient kind. Also...
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    cycler68, Fished Joe's flies when I was using...

    cycler68,

    Fished Joe's flies when I was using a spinning rod several years ago. When I had trouble with snags or water with a lot of weeds etc. used to cut the treble hook off and just fish them...
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    New products

    Lotech,

    Liked your two step garden bench. I bought a similar bench several years back and it worked well for gardening etc., but, can't kneel on the worn out knees anymore. Have to use that old...
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    Jerry - will take a box of hooks too. Will send...

    Jerry - will take a box of hooks too. Will send $$$ via wife's Paypal account. I don't have any money!!!;) Also will try and send you some photos featuring something caught on your dry flies if I can...
  8. Betty, Faith will see this beautiful child...

    Betty,

    Faith will see this beautiful child through her next challenge. Our prayers will guide you and all your family and sustain you now and in the future. And hope will always be the strength...
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    What a cutie.

    Betty,

    Happy to hear she is making progress after her long battle in the hospital. Nice photo of sister and brother. Bless them all and thank the soldier for his service. We'll be praying for him...
  10. Waskeyc & Rick, Sorry to mislead anyone but...

    Waskeyc & Rick,

    Sorry to mislead anyone but the whole story was 100% made up except for a location I love to fish. Wondered what I would have done if I did take a bad fall way back in the...
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    Can't believe it's been 17 years! The quality of...

    Can't believe it's been 17 years! The quality of this site is unsurpassed by no other. Have gained so much knowledge from the staff and contributors that would be impossible to find elsewhere in such...
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    Too hot! Water too low! Skeeters too thirsty!...

    Too hot! Water too low! Skeeters too thirsty! Gimme late fall and winter...
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    A beautiful little keeper

    :D Betty,

    So glad that she is getting along okay. Tell me you're not going to embarrass that little cutie and show her that photo when she gets older.

    Our oldest son was fond of wearing a...
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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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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.
  22. 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...
  25. 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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