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    You completely miss the point of my comment...

    You completely miss the point of my comment Chris. I was only trying to explain why the regulations were drafted in the first place with a bit of history surrounding the struggle involved. The...
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    I just returned to this thread after a week and...

    I just returned to this thread after a week and have to say that many good points have been made. Unfortunately, it seems most comments are offered by those with little knowledge of our struggle in...
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    I am providing a more appropriate, non-commercial...

    I am providing a more appropriate, non-commercial and direct link:
    PETITION FILED ON THE TENKARA ISSUE

    http://northwest-tenkara.com/legalize/#more-374

    A WDFW hearing on the Tenkara issue is...
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    Nissin Air Stage Honryu 380

    Just received a Nissin Air Stage Honryu 380 today. It looks great and the taper is very smooth/progressive - like a bigger, slightly faster version of my old Flow 320 except it has cork instead of...
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    Shimotsuke Kosasa - value fiberglass rod

    I have fished the 240 Shimotsuke Kosasa this past season and think it is a neat little bargain rod. A JDM model intended for the vacation traveler or beginner. Good for hiking in your back pocket. ...
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    Yes, "High contrast" may be a relative term...

    Yes, "High contrast" may be a relative term however it serves to distinguish between the 4 different actions offered in the Fine Mode 3307. That is why I used the term here. The others from...
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    Hi Chris, The Nissin Fine Mode I have and was...

    Hi Chris,
    The Nissin Fine Mode I have and was comparing it to is model 3307 the "high contrast" 硬調 with .6mm tip section. A bit longer than the Shimotsuke with a similar taper. Hope you can get...
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    Shimotsuke Oikawa III

    Quick review: I acquired this rod from a friend in Japan a few weeks ago and finally had a chance to fish it today in a small stream. It is the 290CM length. Designed with a progressive almost...
  9. Thread: Finger-Tip Vise

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    Hemostat, mini-vise grips, pin vise, x-acto - I...

    Hemostat, mini-vise grips, pin vise, x-acto - I have tried them all. This one is a little easier to handle since there is a place to put your finger tip and much lighter than mini vise grips (best...
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    Finger-Tip Vise

    I found a little Fiskars finger-tip knife and with the blade removed it holds a hook quite well. Mechanism like a jeweler's pin vise. A little hard to line up at a proper angle, however it is much...
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    Really good points K. I try to fish a tight,...

    Really good points K. I try to fish a tight, controlled line with no slack while lake T fishing from a tube. Primarily casting to bulging fish or structure and not so much mooching or trolling. I...
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    Subsurface Lake Level Line - "less" vis

    In my sub-surface lake fishing research from a float tube, I have found that more strikes are had with a non hi-vis level fluorocarbon line than with hi-vis lines such as Sunline orange (the best...
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    TUSA rod Law suit

    Link: http://www.anglingtrade.com/2013/05/29/tenkara-takes-knock-off-case-to-court/
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    Have not posted a comment here since 2007,...

    Have not posted a comment here since 2007, however I have a simple answer. Tenkarabum offers the best information you will find anywhere. Rod reviews, flex ratings, comparison tests and a great...
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    delete please

    delete please
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    Re: garage sale bamboo rods?

    Hi Thomas,
    Here is a quick answer.
    Ferrule click can mean one of two things: (1) The ferrule is loose at the cane, or (2) The ferrule is no longer tight and the metal to metal connection is...
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    Beautiful Reel Seats

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    A close friend of mine who is a skilled goldsmith and experienced angler has just opened a website for his handmade, one-of-a-kind reel seats. Absolutely stunning with gold, fossil ivory and...
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    Re: When old fly reels were made?

    In 1999 I wrote a book called ANTIQUE FLY REELS "a history and value guide". Now out of print. You may be able to find a copy online or at auction. Lots of patent analysis, drawings, B&W photos...
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    Re: garage sale bamboo rods - reference book

    In 1997 I wrote a book called ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE FISHING RODS "identification and value guide". Still in print and available at Amazon.com and a few online fly shops. The price guide was...
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