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    I have smoothed the inside of the tube on an...

    I have smoothed the inside of the tube on an inexpensive bobbin twice (two different bobbins). Both times the tube became worn again and started breaking thread. My final solution was to pitch them...
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    kyflyguy is a local friend and I tutored him on...

    kyflyguy is a local friend and I tutored him on the PM system so hopefully he will figure it out.

    And to those who suggested he check a local fly shop - the closest thing that even resembles a fly...
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    Jacques was a woodcutter way up north in Canada....

    Jacques was a woodcutter way up north in Canada. He and his wife were looking forward to the birth of their first child. As the time got closer, they wondered what they were going to do as Jacques...
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    Looking for a rod builder

    As I stated in an earlier post my brother passed and I now have a LOT of rod building tools and parts. I am looking for a builder who might consider trading two rod builds for all the other blanks,...
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    What color were you using? I have found only...

    What color were you using? I have found only green so far. I am looking for a tan or beige.
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    Here is one more youtube video of a tie using a...

    Here is one more youtube video of a tie using a cone head instead of a bead.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZrElV2hs2w

    I scored a Microfiber Chenille Dust Glove in a green real close to...
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    Sunday Morning

    Picture if you will a serene Sunday morning with a gentle breeze blowing, the sun shining and the spring air as crisp as a cold apple. Down in the glen sits clapboard sided church, its two front...
  8. Thread: Uh oh...

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    Or find the PIO (Public Information Office) or...

    Or find the PIO (Public Information Office) or equivalent and state your case that allowing fishing would be another way of serving the community. The reasonable requirement of not making a mess...
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    A very generous offer but the -C1 cassettes are a...

    A very generous offer but the -C1 cassettes are a bit less more than 2 1/2" across (66mm) . The ones you have must be for the C2s or C3s.
    I am sure there are people who would purchase them on EBay. ...
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    The park in the morning

    Betty Hiner has a tag line under her posts that says "Trout don't live in ugly places". While that is generally true, sometimes blugills and sunfish don't either. This is the park I walk around and...
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    Or you can PM me your address and I will send you...

    Or you can PM me your address and I will send you a couple of yards of 30# braid. I use it on my buzz bait rod.
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    5wt Rods for sale

    Two 5wt rods from my brother?s collection:

    The first a Cabela?s Windriver ? 4pc ? 5wt ? 8? ? with sock - $60 plus shipping

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    The second a Cabela?s Stowaway 7 ? 7pc ? 5wt ? 9? ? with sock...
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    Thanks - I missed that one the first time around.
    Most of the trout fishing I do is Stillwater, with only one stocked stream within an hour of me.
    The Commonwealth of Kentucky is kind enough to...
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    I found the page at Sierra Trading Post but they...

    I found the page at Sierra Trading Post but they are (like everyone else) sold out. I could not get the wow.com link to show anything.

    The Ebay listings are mostly 2s & 3s. I keep checking there...
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    Cabela's stopped carrying the STH when Cortland...

    Cabela's stopped carrying the STH when Cortland stopped importing them about 3 or 4 years ago.
    In fact, that is where the two I have came from when they closed them out. My brother bought me one...
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    Cassette for a STH IM-C1

    I am looking for cassettes for a STH IM-C1 fly reel. Would anyone know where I might purchase some (3 actually)
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    Thanks - I had not thought of streamers.

    Thanks - I had not thought of streamers.
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    #6 Kink Shank Hooks suggestions

    Through some swaps with my nephew I ended up with a lot of Mustad 33903 Kink Shank Hooks in #6.
    While I use a lot of #8s, #10s and even an occasional #12 I really don't have a favorite pattern for...
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    Thanks - it appears to be the same size with a...

    Thanks - it appears to be the same size with a minor difference in the line guide and in the more dominant black color . The one pictured has a guide built into the frame of the reel where the one I...
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    Thanks - I had seen those. The second two while...

    Thanks - I had seen those. The second two while they list JW Young reels do not have a Landex. I have found some references and pictures (no prices) for Black JW Young Landex models and ONE picture...
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    Help with information on a reel

    In the FF collection I got when my brother passed was an odd reel.


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    It has a one-way clutch on the handle so it does not turn when a fish takes line, which can be switched off.
    I...
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    Reels for sale

    All reels sold

    From my brother's collection. All bigger than I will ever use.
    None of these reels appear to ever have been fished.

    Redington RS2 7/8 NIB - with case and papers - $50 - sold to...
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    When I was stationed at Homstead AFB I fished in...

    When I was stationed at Homstead AFB I fished in the Everglades using an old Schwin cruiser. I carried my rod in the tube strapped to the top tube of the bike, and all my gear in a rucksack. All the...
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    I just got the email also - I checked the IP...

    I just got the email also - I checked the IP address and it comes from France. The Stop Forum Spam website has over 400 instances of that IP in just the last few days.
    I am a member of quite a few...
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    I have considered mounting my new sonar on my...

    I have considered mounting my new sonar on my portable battery box. The transponder for it is much longer unit and I would have to find a plastic box to fit. And you are correct, when I sold the...
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