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    PAFF, Try this link: ...

    PAFF, Try this link:
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    Speaking of American Angler...I missed the last...

    Speaking of American Angler...I missed the last issue because my local retailer sold out quickly. Anyone know when the next issue is due to hit the stands? I want to make sure I get one this time....
  3. I live in the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid area,...

    I live in the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid area, which is actually 'upstate.' We like to call it Northern New York so we're not lumped in with the 'below Albany' crowd.

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    I'm curious too. I was checking them out in the...

    I'm curious too. I was checking them out in the catalog the other night. I'm planning on giving them a try.

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    'Don't know, what you don't know.'
  5. Thread: rod carriers

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    rod carriers

    Has anyone ever used one of those magenetic rod carriers that mounts to the hood and roof of your vehicle? You just strap the rod to it and go. Does the rod being exposed like that allow it to be...
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    If you don't mind shopping at Cabela's, they have...

    If you don't mind shopping at Cabela's, they have the Prestige Reels on sale for $30.00! They used to be $60 or somewhere around there. I have one and it's quality is comparable to the Okuma. As a...
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    I used to enjoy the occasional menthol cigarette...

    I used to enjoy the occasional menthol cigarette while fishing, but I stopped that a while ago. Now I like my pipe with a nice black cavendish blend.

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    'Don't know, what...
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    I like power bars too, but my favorite is home...

    I like power bars too, but my favorite is home made jerky!! Usually beef, but I also make it from other meat that friends give me. Another of my favorites is granola.

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    I'd like an invite as well please. My day job is...

    I'd like an invite as well please. My day job is Sr. Systems Programmer, and I've been looking for a gmail invite for a while now, because my current free mail provider has added new 'features' that...
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    I have a Cabela's Stowaway 7 and am really happy...

    I have a Cabela's Stowaway 7 and am really happy with it. I think it's the same rod as the Wayfarer, so that would be a good choice as well. By the way, Orvis has a 7 piece as well called the...
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    I can vouch for Fishpond products. I have one of...

    I can vouch for Fishpond products. I have one of their nylon fly boxes and the quality is top notch!

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    'Don't know, what you don't know.'
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    Thanks for the replies everyone. I'll look into...

    Thanks for the replies everyone. I'll look into your suggestions, especially the Fenwick. I cast one a while ago and forgot how smooth it was. Thanks for the offer, preast, I would love to take...
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    cheap full-action graphite rod?

    Can anyone recommend a cheap (under $100) full-flex graphite rod? I'm looking for one to use strictly for casting practice, but don't want to spend very much. Something to keep rigged in the garage...
  14. I have a TFO and Cabela's Stowaway 7 piece with...

    I have a TFO and Cabela's Stowaway 7 piece with alignment marks. I've also noticed that the new Orvis Frequent Flyer 7 piece rods have them as well. (Suspiciously similar to the Stowaway)
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    Thanks for the info, Al. So is it safe to say...

    Thanks for the info, Al. So is it safe to say that if a student were to take 5 lessons from you before you were FFF certified, it doesn't mean that the same student would learn the same skills in...
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    lessons from an FFF certified instructor

    How much to FFF certified casting instructors charge for lessons? Any do it for free? How much repeat business is done?
    Just wondering if being an FFF instructor changes how often a student comes...
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    I'm from the area and my vote goes to the Hungry...

    I'm from the area and my vote goes to the Hungry Trout. They even have a fly shop on premises and guide services if needed. Cascade Inn comes to mind as well. Check for cottages in Wilmington NY -...
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    Panfish, I'm with Waynep. I have to bow out as...

    Panfish, I'm with Waynep. I have to bow out as well. Sorry if this causes any problems.



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    'Don't know, what you don't know.'
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    I've decided on a fly finally. Sounds like...

    I've decided on a fly finally. Sounds like everyone is pulling out all the stops, so....to keep pace, I'll attempt the CDC Holographic Suspending Midge as seen on FAOL.

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    I'm in too. Not sure what fly yet. I'll let you...

    I'm in too.
    Not sure what fly yet. I'll let you know.
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