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  1. Thread: Wheatley fly boxes

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    I'll take them if still available. Just PM me on...

    I'll take them if still available. Just PM me on how you want paid and I'll send an address.
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    These are actually on sale today at STP with a...

    These are actually on sale today at STP with a 45% off coupon--$27.47. A real steal for bifocal sunglasses and they are pretty good at $49.95--great at the cheaper price.
    ...
  3. Thread: Self Control

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    If the rod truly meant that much to me, I'd sell...

    If the rod truly meant that much to me, I'd sell some of my existing things to raise the funds to buy it. Most flyfishers (and any type sportsman for that matter) have things of value that they...
  4. Randy, You might also like the book EMERGERS by...

    Randy,
    You might also like the book EMERGERS by Doug Swisher and Carl Richards. It was published in 1991 but it has a lot of valid info that should help you. You can find used copies on Amazon for...
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    Interesting thread! I imagine what works and...

    Interesting thread! I imagine what works and what doesn't has a lot to do with geography and food sources in the water we fish. I've caught fish on most of the flies folks have found unproductive. ...
  6. Thread: Want a 6 weight

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    Sage did make a 6 weight Light Line rod In a 2...

    Sage did make a 6 weight Light Line rod In a 2 piece configuration (no 4 pieces). I know it was available in 1992 as the blanks show in my old Sage catalogs from that period. Bob Marriott's fly...
  7. Thread: Sun Gloves?

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    I have 2 pair of glacier gloves and they work...

    I have 2 pair of glacier gloves and they work fine for shielding my hands when I wear them--I actually hate wearing any type of gloves while I'm fishing, be it wool gloves when steel head fishing in...
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    I prefer copper or brownish amber lens for most...

    I prefer copper or brownish amber lens for most fishing in sunny or bright light situations. I also use yellow in extreme low light situations as these give better definition to the surroundings,...
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    I had a similar mishap with the magnifying glass...

    I had a similar mishap with the magnifying glass on my Giraffe light. It burned through a plastic bag holding loose feathers. No fire but it sure did smell and fortunately we were home and smelled...
  10. Thread: UV Sunblock Hat

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    I have a Mumz hat (purchased at REI) that has a...

    I have a Mumz hat (purchased at REI) that has a bill and a wrap around fabric that hangs over your ears and shields the back of my neck. It has also been treated with Buzz Off to supposedly keep...
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    W hat were you ordering so I know not to order? ...

    W
    hat were you ordering so I know not to order? Same thing happened to me with Wapsi thread.
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    The main Boise runs right through downtown and is...

    The main Boise runs right through downtown and is fishable all year round. DFG dumps a large number of steelhead into it every November for put and take and it has a number of brown trout lurking in...
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    We really need a bit more information. When in...

    We really need a bit more information. When in June? Early could have rivers running high, later is better. Is your grandson a proficient wader and flyfisher? How far from Boise are you willing...
  14. Three years ago there were 6 fly shops in Boise. ...

    Three years ago there were 6 fly shops in Boise. Today there are two (plus a Cabelas, but it certainly isn't a fly shop and I seriously doubt it has had much of an impact on the fly shops that...
  15. Thread: Fly-Tying books?

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    I agree with oldfrat. I'd be looking to get...

    I agree with oldfrat. I'd be looking to get another computer and pulling flytying Info
    off the Internet. I have quite a few books but generally go online now to hit Charlie Craven's site
    for...
  16. Thread: Bamboo Blog

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    I spent an hour this morning reading through your...

    I spent an hour this morning reading through your blog. I enjoyed the AK Best interview, the Engle interview, and your trials and tribulations as you waded into bamboo rods. Everybody needs a dog...
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    This isn't necessarily a correct assumption. I...

    This isn't necessarily a correct assumption. I often check this site without logging on as a member. I generally only sign in if I want to add something (rarely) or respond to an ad on the...
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    Like others have said, get your eyes checked...

    Like others have said, get your eyes checked first. If it is determined that you still have 20/20, then look into nonprescription sunglasses with bifocal magnifiers, and don't go cheap on these as...
  19. Thread: Fly reel repair

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    On a reel as expensive as a Charlton I'd...

    On a reel as expensive as a Charlton I'd definitely have Bill repair it. He's repaired a coupleof my Marryats and he does great work. Give him a call and explain your problem and he can probably...
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    catman, My PM box now has room. I didn't...

    catman,
    My PM box now has room. I didn't realize that all the messages I'd sent the past 4 years were saved and taking up room. The used Spring Creek was sold, but I still have the new one. PM me...
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    Revised Availability with some pictures ...

    Revised Availability with some pictures




    Factory Sage Graphite II GFL 480RP (1988 vintage), 2 piece flyrod with original Sage aluminum tube and brown Sage sock. The rod is an 8’0”, 2...
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    Diamondglass and used Spring Creek Sold

    Updated rod availability listed. Diamondglass and used Spring Creek Sold, and Sage TXL000 is pending.
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    Closet Clean out time

    Closet clean out time. I'm looking to move out some things I rarely (or have never) used. These include Rods, Reels, and miscellaneous others. All items come with shipping included in the lower 48...
  24. Thread: Vintage Orvis

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    Sent you a PM and will send an email. I have two...

    Sent you a PM and will send an email. I have two of them.
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    mnklagoon message response

    I'll take the offer but can't respond to your PM because your box is full.
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