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    I intend to enjoy memorial day. They did not...

    I intend to enjoy memorial day. They did not sacrifice for me to be miserable. To me they are not gone, I just haven't joined them yet.
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    Happy Birthday and may you out live all your...

    Happy Birthday and may you out live all your enemies and none of your friends. Just go with it, it's the best I can do without a drink in my hand. :D
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    (on teaching) I'm finely starting understand how...

    (on teaching) I'm finely starting understand how this works. (on fly tying) That's not something I'd want to be seen in public with. (upon watching a husband teaching his wife) If Einstein and Mark...
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    I would say if fish felt pain in the common...

    I would say if fish felt pain in the common understanding of pain as humans, they would starve to death given the diversity of their forage choices. Much of which is consumed whole and nearly all of...
  5. Frankly I think your trying to hit a target of...

    Frankly I think your trying to hit a target of ever changeing volicity with a single answer. How are your students to judge the speed of the tip in a novice learning situation.
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    My students taught me to hear with my eyes, see...

    My students taught me to hear with my eyes, see with my ears and understand with my words to learn how to teach. They knew so much more than I about the path to learning. The more I became their...
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    Every once in a while you folks hit on something...

    Every once in a while you folks hit on something that just quietly helps.
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    The difference between seeing and observing is...

    The difference between seeing and observing is very reverent in fly fishing indeed. I liked the thoughts expressed and feel he was very much on point. Thank you.
  9. Thread: Sucker!

    by qrrfish1
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    Sell it, give it away, use it or let it sit...

    Sell it, give it away, use it or let it sit you've earned what ever answer you choose or action you take.
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    I don't know that there is blame to be placed,...

    I don't know that there is blame to be placed, but assume it was locked for the right intentions. And view it as a just and good call.
  11. Should the master of all time task that we should...

    Should the master of all time task that we should meet again, I will trust the guiding hand knowing I was not granted eyes to see into others souls. May the deserving rest in peace.
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    Jim are you planing on using a loop to loop...

    Jim are you planing on using a loop to loop connection between the tippet and the leader? If not the tippet and leader are going to wrap around the retainer axle and make it rather cumbersome and...
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    I guess my problem is all fly fishermen are the...

    I guess my problem is all fly fishermen are the same to me, each on their own personal path to accomplishment. I don't believe Ive ever met a handicapped fly fishermen, just those with different...
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    I had a gentleman from Canada sent to me by...

    I had a gentleman from Canada sent to me by another fly shop to get his reel repaired, it had been dropped an was in need of extensive body work. While I disassembled the reel we had a conversation...
  15. Thread: What's new?

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    In the fly fishing realm I can think of two...

    In the fly fishing realm I can think of two firsts right off with no problem. Turning foam plugs with a Dremel tool for shaping the body's and dropping the word 'casting' for fly rod students when...
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    Well I can explain it quite simply this way and...

    Well I can explain it quite simply this way and be totally honest. When I decided to find out why it was taking so long for people to under stand the simple fundamentals of presenting a fly line,...
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    Just bumping this thread back to he top as feel...

    Just bumping this thread back to he top as feel it deserves a replay as a whole for those who might of other wise have missed it.
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    I written on the subject of words and teaching...

    I written on the subject of words and teaching fly fishing students and why to use or not use language a number of times. However as a whole thread that may be of interest to many here I selected...
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    That took me back fifty years, to some good...

    That took me back fifty years, to some good memories.
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    Well Dave I'm not sure what you found so scary...

    Well Dave I'm not sure what you found so scary but I can suspect much. Unlike most I didn't try and answer the questions but rather ask questions, even tho I'm reasonably sure I can answer...
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    Mind if I ask you a few questions? Like how much...

    Mind if I ask you a few questions? Like how much line are you trying to hold in the air, does the rod feel like it working well with the line weight. As in its not over flexing and flopping about...
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    First there is no honor in coercion, and thus no...

    First there is no honor in coercion, and thus no satisfaction in acceptance. If one cannot accept rejection with grace it not the they who is truly diminished, but rather the one. I would not wish...
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    Just how will not being a member diminish her...

    Just how will not being a member diminish her accomplishments, I don't think it will. Nor would I wish to be part of an organization that did not wish my participation. Who is trying to prove what...
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    Why you dont just make yourself a rod quiver like...

    Why you dont just make yourself a rod quiver like they use for arrows back in the day. Piece of PVC pipe say inch and a half, piece of nylon cord quarter inch or so about 5 ft. long, end cap for...
  25. Actually from the position you stated a short...

    Actually from the position you stated a short quick flick forward of the rod would caused the tip to react in the opposite direction. Which is to say the tip will actual go backwards. Followed by...
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