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    75 years and on the river yesterday. Find that...

    75 years and on the river yesterday. Find that most times I don't need to get into the water. When I wade it is with a staff (old ski pole).
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    When I go hiking to a backcountry lake I use a...

    When I go hiking to a backcountry lake I use a metal rod case that I have attached a tennis ball to the end. The ball cushions the case on contact with the ground and rocks along the trail. To attach...
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    All of his writings are worth the time to read....

    All of his writings are worth the time to read. We can find something in all of his books that strike that " Oh yeah, been there/done that place."
    Dick
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    Jim, Prayer coming from this way also. I too know...

    Jim, Prayer coming from this way also. I too know how your wife's cancer has hit you. My wife has just been diagnosed with breast cancer. It is very hard, but we are (trying) to trust God for his...
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    I have several 5/6 click drag Battenkills and...

    I have several 5/6 click drag Battenkills and several disc drags 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8 love them all especially the made in England models. Only had a problem with one which was made in China where the...
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    Well said Neil. We always want to "fix" things...

    Well said Neil. We always want to "fix" things that may not be "broken" Dick xfishcop
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    Neil, I have never had the pleasure to have met...

    Neil, I have never had the pleasure to have met either one of you. But I feel that it would have been an honor. Thank you and it is too late to thank JC. Dick xfishcop
  8. Thanks for all of the input. I will order the...

    Thanks for all of the input. I will order the manual inflate and extra arming kit. Good to know about the o-ring maintenance concern.

    xfishcop
  9. Help/info for float tube inflatable vest????

    Not sure if this is the right spot to post this question - If it belongs in the paddling section please move.
    I am looking at purchasing Cabelas inflatable life vests. They will soon have a...
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    My favorite: The rod that is in my hand when I...

    My favorite:
    The rod that is in my hand when I am fishing and enjoying God's Creation.
    Dick xfishcop
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    Thanks for all of the responses. I do stretch...

    Thanks for all of the responses.
    I do stretch the line as I pull it off the reel. The line I was using the other day at Pyramid Lake wanted to keep its "kinks". I even went back to the beach and...
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    Fly line memory

    I am looking for a fly line that has the greatest ability to "lose it's memory". Some of the still waters that I fish have fish that just sip the midge and spit it out before I am able to get the...
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    Hello to all, I have the Fisher catalog from...

    Hello to all,
    I have the Fisher catalog from 89-90. In it are listed the following fly rod series:
    4 piece rods:
    Original series
    Zephyr series
    GT-40 series
    Sterling series
    Presidential series...
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    The only thing that I would add to what Jay says...

    The only thing that I would add to what Jay says is - try to keep slack out of your line from rod tip to "bobber". The fish take midges so easy that a little slack prevents you from getting a hook...
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    I'm with sagefisher, My go to rod is a 9' 6 wt....

    I'm with sagefisher,
    My go to rod is a 9' 6 wt. Good length and line weight to get started again.
    xfishcop
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    Thank you for a great story. A respect for...

    Thank you for a great story. A respect for craftsmanship, Service, honor and courage and doing what is right.
    Dick
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    I'm like John I like a wide gap hook,...

    I'm like John I like a wide gap hook, particularly in the smaller sizes. I usually tie on the Tiemco 2457 caddis pupae hook, they are 2x wide and 2x heavy. I like the heavier hook because I want the...
  18. Great story. Only problem is that the printing...

    Great story. Only problem is that the printing became blurry at times. I say a big AMEN to the story.
    Mr. Travis I like your insight. You must be very familiar with Solomon's writing Ecclesiastes...
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    I'll probably keep mine in a holder out too. Lots...

    I'll probably keep mine in a holder out too. Lots easier that getting it out of a wallet in a pants pocket under waders.

    Kelly, I liked your story. Spent 30 years checking licenses and etc. I...
  20. Great story. Can't wait till next episode. The "...

    Great story. Can't wait till next episode. The " To be continued" is almost as disappointing as a good trout coming to look at your dry, then turning at the last second and swimming off.
    Thanks for...
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    Rubber/Felt

    I can't help but to question why we worry about the soles of the boots and forget about all of the other places the organism that we are worrying about can be transported. Places like laces, boot...
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    I'll see your second for Jim and raise you...

    I'll see your second for Jim and raise you another second. My deal with him was great.
    Dick xfishcop
  23. Thread: Chrisindover

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    The reel has arrived!!!!

    Chris sent the reel. I received it today and it is as he advertised. Wah hoo!!!
    Thanks for everyone's help and concern.
    Dick xfishcop
  24. Thread: Chrisindover

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    Have received a PM from him.

    Howdy to all,
    Thanks to folks ( you know who you are) I was able to talk to Chris on the phone yesterday. This morning he PM'd me with a tracking number. Prayerfully the reel is in the mail.

    I...
  25. Thread: Chrisindover

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    Chrisdindover

    Just an update on the situation. He may and I say again may have another identity on another flyfishing board. If this is the same Chris he has not shipped a flyline that someone had sent money to...
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