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    Just like to thank you all for your responses. ...

    Just like to thank you all for your responses. Tend to agree that for $25.00, can't go wrong!
    Bob
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    SA 4 pc 5 wt JS905 rod

    Looking for a little info.  Saw in a "junk" store a new, unused SA 9 ft, 4 pc 5 wt rod for $25.00 Model JS905. Been doing lots of I-net research but can't find anything specifically on this...
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    Steve, ain't gonna' be easy but.....I quit about...

    Steve, ain't gonna' be easy but.....I quit about 18 months ago after over 55 yrs of smoking, When I quit, I was up to 3 packs a day. That's a lot of smoke going up.
    I used Chantix BUT....I used...
  4. Thread: Thanks TFO

    by Crackleback
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    Thanks TFO

    Just wanted to send a plug for Temple Fork Outfitters, one of our sponsors. Last fall, my grandson gave me a TFO NXT 4/5 weight outfit. I tried using it a few times, but simply could not "connect"...
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    Steve, I've been smoke-free for going on 18...

    Steve, I've been smoke-free for going on 18 months now, after smoking for about 55 years and was doing about 3 packs a day. That's a long time! I used Chantix but I cut the recommended dosage in...
  6. Thread: GI's

    by Crackleback
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    G.I's

    US Army 1955-1976
    Chief Warrant Officer
    Criminal Investigations Division Command (CID)
    Viet Nam, 4th Inf Div, 1968-1969
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    Griffith Gnat

    Tim, I've tied them both ways and honestly, never noticed one difference at all. Not likely a trout will know the difference. Mine sure didn't.
    Crackleback (Bob A)
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    Thanks so much for the report and pictures. ...

    Thanks so much for the report and pictures. Totally enjoyable! Very Nice.
    Bob A/Crackleback
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    I've used Gorilla Glue on several pairs of boots...

    I've used Gorilla Glue on several pairs of boots with excellent success. My last pair was Orvis and I'm into my 2nd year with the Gorilla Glue repairs. BTW, my boot repair shop told me it wouldnt...
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    Hi ....I've owned several of Bass Pro Shop's...

    Hi ....I've owned several of Bass Pro Shop's Hobbs Creek reels and for about $40.00, I think you'd have a hard time finding a better reel.
    Crackleback/Springfield, MO
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    Replacing Felt

    Lastchance, some may laugh but......LOL....I repaired an older pair of Orvis boots three years ago using Gorilla Glue after the soles started coming off. Took off the bad soles, cleaned the boot...
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    While strolling the Bass Pro Shop...

    Not really sure why so many have to beat up on BPS or Cabellas unless it just seemd to be the popular thing to do. My experience at BPS has always been good and when I first got into fly fishing,...
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    Thanks for the replies. Sorry I didn't get some...

    Thanks for the replies. Sorry I didn't get some photos..something I may not ever see again.
    Appreciate the interest shows.
    Crackleback
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    Diseased Trout??

    Sorry I don't have a photo to illustrate but maybe someone may have an idea on this.
    Recently caught what appeared to be a very healthy rainbow...good color, no obvious physical deformaties, good,...
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    Manhex, you might like this: Mix some Italian...

    Manhex, you might like this: Mix some Italian breadcrumbs, dash of grated parmesan cheese, moisten well with olive oil, dash of fresh minced garlic. Stuff cavity with the mix and bake 20-25 minutes...
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    Re: Bobbers....My wife and I have been flyfishers...

    Re: Bobbers....My wife and I have been flyfishers for about six yrs now and except for one learning experience, neither of us have ever used bobbers (indicators). Not that we have any specific...
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    Beautiful and moving tribute, Neil. Makes all of...

    Beautiful and moving tribute, Neil. Makes all of us think and not take for granted what we hold dearest. Thank you.
    Crackleback (Bob A)
  18. Thread: Video

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    Very nice and really enjoyed it. Thanks...

    Very nice and really enjoyed it. Thanks
    Crackleback (Bob A)
  19. Thread: Today:

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    Great post, Steve and a very moving story. Loved...

    Great post, Steve and a very moving story. Loved reading it.
    Crackleback (Bob A)
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    Re: White River Clasic Fly Rod Outfit

    I have used the WR Classic and for the money, I don't think you can go wrong with it.
    I also have several more rather expensive rods and honestly like the WR Classic just as well as the others. A...
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    Re: Speaking of Fly Tying Lights....

    RG, still waiting also. Suspect a pretty busy time of the year for them.
    Bob A (Springfield, MO)
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    Re: I got lucky in the drawing!

    Well friends, looks like I have egg on my face. Apparently I was sent an email but must have overlooked it due all the spam junk re: Winner! which I tend do delete without reading. Soooo, my Goof Up...
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    Re: I got lucky in the drawing!

    BSwan,

    I noticed also that I was a winner in the October drawing but had no idea until I just happened to check the results a few days ago. Also, had no idea on how to respond, as received no...
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    Re: Obnoxious Guides

    And I also highly recommend the Parkers with River Run Outfitters. In fact, these are the only ones I can recommend. You won't go wrong
    Crackleback (Bob)
    Springfield, MO
  25. Thread: Pickerel?

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    Re: Pickerel?

    This goes back a few years to an old mill pond on the E. Shore of Maryland. My first try with a fly rod, one guy watching, commented that you can't catch anything on a fly rod...only minnows or...
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