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    There is an organization in DC that does what...

    There is an organization in DC that does what they call a Covert Santa operation. The DC team visits the military hospitals and "adopts" sick and injured service personnel for Christmas. They pick...
  2. Thread: GI's

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    83-87 USMC 2674 - Spanish Linguist.

    83-87 USMC 2674 - Spanish Linguist.
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    I signed up a while back and have been getting...

    I signed up a while back and have been getting regular reports on the situation from the Lejuene team. From what I read, they found dry cleaning solvents and some other chemicals in the water on the...
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    I went with a metalic bronze with metalic copper...

    I went with a metalic bronze with metalic copper trim, a rosewood reel seat and a ratan grip...
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    Isn't that illegal in California and other...

    Isn't that illegal in California and other places???

    Just kidding, keep up the good work. The more people know the better the world will be.
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    I get mine from...

    I get mine from Stamina...http://lurepartsonline.com/cart.php They have a good selection of different lure making materials that can also be used for tying flys. They also have a few fly specific...
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    My only question was how did they get the bear on...

    My only question was how did they get the bear on the bicycle in the first place???

    "Teacher OK after crashing into bear on a bicycle"

    Yea, I know the editor just didn't read the title before...
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    Something my father always asked me...What part...

    Something my father always asked me...What part of NO don't you understand, the N or the O?

    Semper Fidelis (Always Faithful - for you non jar head types) ;)

    The fish always gets biger the...
  9. Many thanks!!! Everyone always makes me feel...

    Many thanks!!! Everyone always makes me feel like I'm part of the family here. Even though I don't get a lot of time to log in, I always feel welcom.
  10. The crappie were hot and heavy through out the...

    The crappie were hot and heavy through out the week and the rod performed really well. It took a while to get used to the softer feel of a medium weight because I had only used fast or extra fast...
  11. I decided to do it with the St. Croix setup and...

    I decided to do it with the St. Croix setup and have it drying after the final coat of finish right now. I am heading to Wisconsin tomorrow for a week of fishing so I will try to provide a little...
  12. Trying the 6' SPG721 need spacing for guides

    I am trying to build the 6' 5wt based on the SPG721 fiberglass blank. I can find the guide spacing for everything from 7' or more for fly rods but I can not find anything for smaller rods. Does...
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    Don't know if you noticed but right under the...

    Don't know if you noticed but right under the Spanish name is the english translation for the two chicken dishes...Pollo is chicken and the one in white sauce is Chicken a la King, the red sauce is...
  14. Thread: Tying threads

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    I use Kevlar all the time...but I tie flys to go...

    I use Kevlar all the time...but I tie flys to go after Pike with it. I have also used it a few times on Crappie jigs for my friends and found it to work pretty well. The main issue is the cost and...
  15. Thread: Veterans Day

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    Re: Veterans Day

    Many years ago, my mother taught me to say "You're welcome" when someone said thank you. So, as a Marine that served from 83-87, I would like to say you are welcome! :D

    I would also like to add...
  16. Thread: Alaska

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    Re: Alaska

    Just wanted to let you know that I did get the chance to fish for a day. The king salmon had already run, the pinks and chums were not in, so I missed the salmon. Since we didn't have great luck...
  17. Thread: Alaska

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    Alaska

    I am going to be in Alaska for a couple of weeks next month and will get one day to try my luck. Anyone know what is in season and got any recommendations? I'll be fishing on the 20th of July 2007...
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    Re: Waleye fishing in Wisconsin

    I am heading to Wisconsin in late May for Pike and Crappie. I started with the state web site: http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/fish/ from there I checked out the "Places to fish" link and searched the...
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    How I got hooked!!!

    Here is a little story about how I got hooked on fishing...

    Hope you enjoy it.

    I call it: Fishing with Dad

    One night, my father and one of the other men on the street decided to take a few...
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