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    Congratulations Mart, a well deserved honon...

    Congratulations Mart, a well deserved honon indeed!

    Cliff
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    Look at Wasatch Angling's LED light - it's $40,...

    Look at Wasatch Angling's LED light - it's $40, plus $10 for a vise mount. (It comes with a weighted base.) It works for me and fits in my portable tying kit.

    Cliff
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    Start with a 25' Roll Cast, then move to a simple...

    Start with a 25' Roll Cast, then move to a simple pickup and laydown. Focus on accuracy - give them targets. hula hoops or something similar. (Velcro "hooks" and cloth fish work great on the lawn.)...
  4. What Steven said! Cliff

    What Steven said!

    Cliff
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    PM from "Wild Man"

    I just got a PM from "Wild Man", which was an advertisement for eBay. Looks like someone is still messing around in the FAOL membership database....has anyone else heard from out new friend?

    Cliff
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    I had exactly the same message last week. ...

    I had exactly the same message last week. Couldn't think of why anyone would want to or benefit from doing that, or how it could hurt me, so I ignored it.

    Cliff
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    Another vote for Walt's "Fly Fishing Yellowstone...

    Another vote for Walt's "Fly Fishing Yellowstone Country". Packed with info about fishing the park, it's likely to answer most if not all your questions. See it on Amazon.com,
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    I have 4 or 5 hair stackers - my AK is the go-to...

    I have 4 or 5 hair stackers - my AK is the go-to favorite, but I can't really think of any reason why it's better than the Dr.Slick brass ones. Probably just because the size is right most of the...
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    You're right Lee, and it's long overdue for me to...

    You're right Lee, and it's long overdue for me to say a huge thank you to the many talented and helpful tyers and photographers here. I found FAOL when soon after took up fly fishing and tying and...
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    I bought some punch yarn about 7 years ago, can't...

    I bought some punch yarn about 7 years ago, can't remember where I got it (somewhere online,) but it's "Cameo" brand. a quick Google search got this;
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    Good looking patterns and, as always, nice SBS...

    Good looking patterns and, as always, nice SBS Scott. Thanks for sharing!

    Cliff
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    Thanks for Sharing Uncle Jesse - and Merry...

    Thanks for Sharing Uncle Jesse - and Merry Christmas to all!

    Cliff
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    by Cliff955
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    I really like the simple elegance of your flies...

    I really like the simple elegance of your flies Hans - also enjoying your "365" book!

    Thanks for sharing,

    Cliff
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    I like the look of that - thanks for sharing...

    I like the look of that - thanks for sharing Scott!

    Cliff
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    Thanks for the replies! I cast this rod and...

    Thanks for the replies! I cast this rod and really liked it - seems to handle 4 or 5 weight lines about the same in my back yard. I think I'll make an offer (as if I need another trout rod?)
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    Diamondback Fly Rod

    I'm trying to find out anything about Diamondback Standard Trout Rods. I have my hands on a 9' 4 piece model that's well used and I'm wondering about it's value. It's a graphite stick - I'd only be...
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    Diamondback Standard Trout

    I'm trying to value a Diamondback DGS700 Graphite "Standard Trout" 9' 4piece rod. I don't know how old it may be - it looks like it has been used but not abused. Can anyone tell me anything about...
  18. Thread: Loop knot

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    I remember the Bowline from my sailing days. ...

    I remember the Bowline from my sailing days. It's a great knot because it never slips, but it also never tightens, so you could always untie it when you were finished. I never thought of using it...
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    I bought my LT on e-bay. When I broke it - my...

    I bought my LT on e-bay. When I broke it - my fault - I learned that Winston rods are guaranteed for life for the original purchaser. If you bought it new you should be covered, if you bought used...
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    Sounds like an LT, but tedshuck is right, it's...

    Sounds like an LT, but tedshuck is right, it's pretty unliky they made more than one 5 pc 7'9" 5 wt in the 90's. Call the service folks and ask.

    Cliff
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    "Dave speaks with a very gentle Scottish accent,...

    "Dave speaks with a very gentle Scottish accent, if you have difficulties understanding him, then don't get lost if you visit! You'll never follow any directions you are given!"

    Good Advice...
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    I'm not sure if it's relevant to what you're...

    I'm not sure if it's relevant to what you're looking at, but my first solo rod build (I did a rod building class before,) was an inexpensive Hook & Hackle kit, which was Pac Bay all the way. It was...
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    Jack, I've seen some tables and furled a few...

    Jack,
    I've seen some tables and furled a few leaders a couple years ago, but I never took the time to understand the numbers before - seemed a like gobbledegook until the light came on when I read...
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    Thanks Jack, Kaboom1 and Warren - the light just...

    Thanks Jack, Kaboom1 and Warren - the light just came on for the first time! I've followed directions without really understanding what I was doing before - I think I've got it now....

    And thanks...
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    by Cliff955
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    Hans, Beautiful dressing as always - fitting...

    Hans,

    Beautiful dressing as always - fitting tribute too.

    Cliff
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