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    will any, let's say Sage model 8 wt be a good rod...

    will any, let's say Sage model 8 wt be a good rod for the salt or is there some specific features I should be looking for in a salt water flyrod?
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    Saltwater flyrod

    I am thinking I might want to invest in a flyrod for the salt. I was in Cuba a couple of years ago and while the trip was not a fishing trip (I actually went there to get married), I did manage to...
  3. Simms sneaker v/s Simms boots v/s Patagonia Marlwalker boots

    considering investing in a pair of boots to fish the salt. They will be used VERY sporadically as I live thousands of miles away from the ocean, so at best they might get used once a year. I have...
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    saltwater line used in freshwater

    Just curious, I just put together my saltwater outfit to be used next winter in some tropical water, and I was wondering if using a saltwater line (bonefish) in freshwater would hurt it. I would not...
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    assuming I will not hook onto a monster bonefish,...

    assuming I will not hook onto a monster bonefish, what tippet size would you recommend?
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    update I pretty much have the outfit I will be...

    update
    I pretty much have the outfit I will be purchasing figured out. Through a friend I can get a new orvis 9ft 8wt 7 pc rod, nice and compact to carry in a small suitcase, to match it I will get...
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    a couple more questions, would you recommend a...

    a couple more questions, would you recommend a bonefish floating or sinking line. Is a fluorocarbon leader a better choice? also what length of leader would you suggest (9ft, longer?), tapered to...
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    bonefish flies

    I'm hoping to head out to some tropical destination next year for a couple of weeks. I hope to give the salt a try (1day), as I look around for gear I figured I should line up some flies to play with...
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    Thank you all for your replies. I'm shopping...

    Thank you all for your replies. I'm shopping around, perhaps a e-bay steal will come my way. I'm getting married next winter, my bride wants a beach wedding and informed me I was free to go chase...
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    newbie here, educate me please

    I am contemplating purchasing a 8wt "affordable" fly rod for the odd trip to the beach. I have never fished the salt (I live thousands of miles away from the ocean), thus this is all new to me. I am...
  11. Patricio Salas,world known Chilean guide brutally attacked

    Dear friends:
    A couple of days ago, world known Chilean flyfisher and guide Patricio (Pato) Salas was cowardly attacked by some poachers he confronted while patrolling the Allipen river in Chile....
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    are these "single" rod/reel cases or are they for...

    are these "single" rod/reel cases or are they for two rods?
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    pics of rod/reel case? how old is it? how much...

    pics of rod/reel case? how old is it? how much would shipping to Alberta, Canada be? This case would accommodate two 4 piece rods, correct?
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    finding leak in waders

    My Patagonia breathable waders started leaking. How do I find the exact spot where the leak is? any tips, tricks?
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    Oh my, I've created a monster

    I took up flyfishing 8 years ago, I am self taught and get by, known to catch the odd fish here and there.
    A couple of weeks ago I took my girlfriend fishing, it was her first time flyfishing so I...
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    A quick question here. Is it possible to...

    A quick question here. Is it possible to reproduce this DVD? While I'd love to get a copy of it, I would not want to get an "illegal" copy of it.
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    This is too crepy for me. I have a HUGE fear of...

    This is too crepy for me. I have a HUGE fear of snakes, heck seeing a garter snake does it for me. I'm happy there are no such critters where I fish (some garters), otherwise you would not catch me...
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    Andr?s, realmente impresionante

    Andr?s, realmente impresionante
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    drying motor

    Alright, I warned you guys, here's a question for you.
    I went for a drive and conveniently ended up at a tool warehouse. I looked around for a low RPM electric motor. Among a pile of 12 V motors, I...
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    Hey John, that makes it two of us, although you...

    Hey John, that makes it two of us, although you are way ahead of me. A couple of days ago I bought my first rod building book (online, thus I haven't received it yet). I also ordered the same blank...
  21. Gnu bee flyer, sent you a pm

    Gnu bee flyer,
    sent you a pm
  22. Gosh you guys, I AM CAVINGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!! Just...

    Gosh you guys, I AM CAVINGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!! Just e-mailed H&H for a shipping quote. Oh my goshhhhhhhhh, what is next?
  23. Thanks guys, lots of good info there....

    Thanks guys, lots of good info there. Rainbowchaser, those tutorials are pretty good. Dudley, will have a look at those videos. Joe, I might just cave and jump all over that kit, sounds sweet, even...
  24. Considering giving this a try (just maybe)

    Alright folks, lately I have been contemplating giving rod building a try. I searched the archives for articles related to introduction to rod building and did not find anything. Thus I have some...
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    Thanks flybinder, exactly what I was looking for

    Thanks flybinder, exactly what I was looking for
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