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    When considering the nymphs living in a stretch...

    When considering the nymphs living in a stretch of river it is important to know that not all nymphs are the same. Just concerning mayfly's they can be subdivided into the following
    Clingers -...
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    I would say all in considering I have spent my...

    I would say all in considering I have spent my entire savings getting into the business. If you took away fly fishing away from me you would loose a lot of who I am.
    -Jeff
  3. Thread: ruberized cork

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    ruberized cork

    I have experianced some problems with rods I have built with the best cork I can find getting worn from guys casting heavy flies and fighting big fish. These are guys who fish 4-5 times a week and...
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    Thanks for the replies. Certainly recieved some...

    Thanks for the replies. Certainly recieved some interesting point of view
    -Jeff
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    Byron, as much as the rod manufacturers would...

    Byron,
    as much as the rod manufacturers would like you to believe they are developing the graphite technology this is not really true. Materials have been developed for the aerospace and military...
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    Thanks for the replies, My question was not...

    Thanks for the replies,
    My question was not directed to the start ups offering cheaper products but those making top level rods and reels for a price comparable to the top end name brands. With...
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    would you buy from a small flyfishing company

    Over the last few years there have been a few small top end fly fishing company's pop up around the country. I am curios if you would buy a rod or reel from a small company? some new company's import...
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    for guides, buying direct from Mike at snake...

    for guides, buying direct from Mike at snake guides. He is a great guy with a top notch product. The guys at hook and hackle are good to work with and also mudhole. for cork it gets tougher. I buy...
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    Bamboo rods are not fine china. They are built to...

    Bamboo rods are not fine china. They are built to use, There is a lot of sweat a builder puts into the construction of a bamboo rod. I have not cast one of Steve's but I will say if he sells them for...
  10. All very deserving, glad to see my friend Rusty...

    All very deserving, glad to see my friend Rusty on the list

    -Jeff
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    Clutchflyrods.com

    Clutchflyrods.com
  12. Thread: voo doo cast

    by birddog
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    It is a way to get your fly and line off the...

    It is a way to get your fly and line off the water and still load the rod on a roll cast. But the real reason to learn casts such as this is it develops your casting and feel for the line in...
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    golden gate casting ponds

    I will be in San Francisco July 30-31 and plan on hitting both the Oakland club and golden gate ponds. If anyone from the area would like to meet me there I would like that. I will have a bunch of...
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    Byron, I don't want to hyjack the thread, this...

    Byron,
    I don't want to hyjack the thread, this could easily change into a different topic and I don't think promoting a business is fair to the forum without paying for that right. As you see I have...
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    I have a strong opinion of the large rod makers....

    I have a strong opinion of the large rod makers. I have watched many rods that I thought could not get better be discontinued to put out a new line to generate sales. I understand this and when you...
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    I will be there for the weekend also. Stop by...

    I will be there for the weekend also.
    Stop by the "Clutch FlyRods" booth and say hi
    -Jeff
  17. Thread: Denver Show

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    Denver Show

    If you find yourself at the Denver Fly fishing show ( Jan 4-6) Stop by the Clutch Fly rod booth and say hi.
    -Jeff
  18. Thread: New Bamboo

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    NT, Congrats on your first Bamboo. I am also new...

    NT,
    Congrats on your first Bamboo. I am also new to Bamboo and have a couple new bamboo rods this spring. I have been very busy with an early Saltwater trip and then the graduation of my daughter...
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    This will be my first as a rookie rodmaker -Jeff

    This will be my first as a rookie rodmaker
    -Jeff
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    pictures will be coming soon. need to finish them

    pictures will be coming soon. need to finish them
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    rookie cane builder

    2 winters ago I was fortunate enough to have a friend help me build a cane rod in his basement shop. He has built quite a few and does a pretty nice job. Since then the itch has continued to grow and...
  22. I am in the casting industry, and I have been to...

    I am in the casting industry, and I have been to China and we machine tools from 6061-t6 Aluminum. Keep in mind that there are many different grades of aluminum. There are also many ways and alloys...
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    Yes, I have taken my son and father on many...

    Yes,
    I have taken my son and father on many guided trips and always learn a thing or 2 also. It helps with relationships when I am not the instructor. we will take a guided trip the first day...
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    Go to the FAOL Home and search Electric Dread for...

    Go to the FAOL Home and search Electric Dread for recipe and instructions.
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    polarized Sunglass question

    For my Keys trip in early may I am wondering what tint of shades work the best for both mid day and lower light and overcast conditions?
    -Jeff
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