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    I know just how you feel. I broke the tip on a...

    I know just how you feel. I broke the tip on a 6wt Stowaway 7 about 6" from the tip about 4-5 years ago. It was my favorite rod. I turned it into a 8' 6" rod. About a year later, I was at Cabelas...
  2. Just in case anybody who wanted to see it, it is...

    Just in case anybody who wanted to see it, it is also available to stream on netflix if you are a member. I watched the first half when it was on Nat Geo, but my daughter interupted. I caught the...
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    I agree. The staff in the KC area store has been...

    I agree. The staff in the KC area store has been as helpful as any other flyshop I have been in. In fact, there used to be two retired gentlemen that worked there ( I am not sure if they are still...
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    Just curious, not trying to pick on you, but what...

    Just curious, not trying to pick on you, but what would possess you to go to the Post Office to cash a money order before your bank? It's not their area of expertise. My bank will send mail out...
  5. Thread: Hi-def TV

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    That situation will not change. The stations...

    That situation will not change. The stations that you are receiving must be early adopters of the change. Like in my area, all of the stations are already broadcasting in both the digital and...
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    I like both. For me, and apparently a lot of...

    I like both. For me, and apparently a lot of others that have posted, is that golf is a harder skill to master. I believe that the game does not have as many variables as FF does, and that if...
  7. Thread: Podcasts?

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    www.flyfishohio.com They have an excellent...

    www.flyfishohio.com

    They have an excellent video podcast on tying.
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    Re: Oreos and sound-off

    Actually, I bought a package last Sunday at the grocery store that now has a resealable package. The top peels right back, and you automatically eat 1/2 the bag before getting home. What a great...
  9. Thread: Bass Leader

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    Re: Bass Leader

    I was out at a farm pond a few years ago, and had forgotten to bring a leader with me, so I tied on a 8' piece of 10# mono. It didn't seem to make any difference to my casting then, so I have just...
  10. Thread: cabelas rods

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    I was told ( a few years ao) by someone that...

    I was told ( a few years ao) by someone that worked at the KC Cabelas (I will assume that this ite same store that Jerry is mentioning), that the FT was built with a GL3 blank. This was about 4-5...
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    NO, NO, NO! That was a WILDCAT victory on...

    NO, NO, NO! That was a WILDCAT victory on Saturday. Purple Pride all the way!
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    genben, Rainbow Fly Shop is quite near where the...

    genben, Rainbow Fly Shop is quite near where the new BPS store in Independence, MO is being built. It is supposed to be larger than the Olathe store, I believe that that store is supposed to be...
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    :D Steven, you are one of the best. I and my...

    :D Steven, you are one of the best. I and my family are in the process of selling the house, and the last set of FAOL cds are in a storage locker right now. I did not realize that they were not...
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    Chewydog I agree, they are not equivalent, but...

    Chewydog

    I agree, they are not equivalent, but the story was that those two activities were supposedly the most expensive personal activities that were practiced in the U.S. I guess with most...
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    I find am also a fan of both golf and flyfishing,...

    I find am also a fan of both golf and flyfishing, and find it odd that some have mentioned how much golf costs while fishing is free. Several years ago, my wife clipped an article out of the...
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    I've got 2 older ones in the 7 piece model. One...

    I've got 2 older ones in the 7 piece model. One for each car and they are my favorites.
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    question for Joe Hyde

    I had not been to Douglas County Lake for several years until today. I had planned on bringing my new canow down after reading so many of your stories about the place. What is going on there and...
  18. Thread: fly tying CD

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    Whatever happened to the FOTW cd's that went...

    Whatever happened to the FOTW cd's that went around a year or 2 ago? I was without a computer for a while, so maybe I just missed something. I tried using the search function, but came up empty.
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    I have just recently picked up a used Peak vise...

    I have just recently picked up a used Peak vise after looking at them for most of the last year. I also use a Renzetti traveller. I wanted something a little bigger because I mainly tie deerhair...
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    I will second the 7 piece model with the spigot...

    I will second the 7 piece model with the spigot ferrules. It is a model from a year or two ago. and not carried anymore. I have a 2 6 wts, and they are my absolute favorite rods (one for each car)....
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    Like Oldfrat, I have a few of older spigot...

    Like Oldfrat, I have a few of older spigot ferrule model 7 piece stowaways, and if yiou ever get the chance to grab one of these, jump all over it. My 4 and 6wt are my current favorite rods, and...
  22. Thread: FOTW

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    FOTW

    I am surprised that no one has mentioned what a good fly a Thunder Creek streamer is. easy and wuick to tie. It is the first fly that I ever tied and caught a fish on, and I still have that one...
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    my future fly fisher

    I just had to tell this story. Tonight while I was cooking dinner out on the grill on my back porch, my daughter was busy playing in her small swimming pool. As I was waiting for the chicken to...
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    Flyfisherjoe, I asked the same question a few...

    Flyfisherjoe, I asked the same question a few years ago and just that same week an article in the Wall Street Journal was printed. The mail order business is actually stronger than in-person sales...
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    I agree with Tim. I would suggest buying one of...

    I agree with Tim. I would suggest buying one of their tool kits and buy materials as you need them. My first setup was a traveller kit that they offered a few years ago and while the tools are not...
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