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  1. Thanks - those are two new books for me. I am...

    Thanks - those are two new books for me. I am glad to have something to read when it is too cold to fish.
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    I tried a WF5F which I took off my Orvis and...

    I tried a WF5F which I took off my Orvis and while I did not do badly with it, I just have to put too much thinking into each cast to be effective with it.
    I also tried a WF3F and the rod would not...
  3. As for me I would not require an exact count as...

    As for me I would not require an exact count as long as I knew about how many there were in the package.
    I am located over 2 hours from the nearest FF store and it is the FF section of the BPS in...
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    I started with a fiberglass rod and once I got a...

    I started with a fiberglass rod and once I got a graphite rod the only thing I have done with it is to jig for crappie.
    I never developed the rhythm to use a fiberglass rod well. I have a Fenwick...
  5. It is an interesting read. Written by an...

    It is an interesting read. Written by an Englishman and is from a different perspective than mine.
    I have only started it but it appears that Fly Fishing is more of a social activity "over there"...
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    And the answer is!

    I found the information on the line. It is an older Cabela's Rocket Fusee, which was actually a Cortland 444 branded for Cabela's.
    The line is on an STH cassette reel and when I removed the cassette...
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    A local guide's secret spot

    A local guide posted this picture titled "My Secret Spot"..

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  8. What he said ^^ ?

    What he said ^^ ?
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    Thanks Dan - I looked at them as Dudley suggested...

    Thanks Dan - I looked at them as Dudley suggested and they are described as Orange without any reference to the yellow running line.
    I guess I will get off an order for one or maybe two as the 3wt...
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    I am beginning to believe that I may have never...

    I am beginning to believe that I may have never known what it is. I have the boxes and spools for all my other lines but not this one. I may have bought it used, probably off this site. I guess I...
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    Help identify a fly line

    Some years ago I purchased a 2wt line for a rod my brother built me. I seldom fish the rod but had it out today to bother the bluegills in a local pond. While fishing it I considered that I need to...
  12. Thanks a lot!

    Thanks a lot!
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    I uninstalled mine when it kept on reminding me...

    I uninstalled mine when it kept on reminding me that I had turned off cell access for it, and I wondered why does a flashlight app need access anyway. Then it dawned on me what the REAL purpose of...
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    A day on Casey Creek, KY

    I spent the day with a fishing buddy on Casey Creek, THE trout stream in West Kentucky. It is the only regularly stocked stream close to West Kentucky. The parking lot was empty when we arrived,...
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    Go ahead and fish them. Bass don't care what it...

    Go ahead and fish them. Bass don't care what it looks like.
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    Charlaine came to rescue and fixed it. He had...

    Charlaine came to rescue and fixed it. He had goofed up the anti-spam math question and she got him in - THANKS !!

    Be nice to him - CWO4CAREY - he has fished all his life but just now getting into...
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    New Member approval?

    Who does new member approvals? My nephew has gotten interested in Fly Fishing and I recommended this site. He applied and is still waiting for his membership to be approved.
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    I hope you all stocked up as they say the price...

    I hope you all stocked up as they say the price of Scotch will go up significantly if they go independent.
    Just sayin'.;)
  19. Thread: PFD's

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    Thanks Jesse - I keep the new PFD in the mesh bag...

    Thanks Jesse - I keep the new PFD in the mesh bag in which it came. I bring it in the house and it hangs in my Fly-tying - Ham Radio - Electronic workshop - Computer Room. I have heard stories of...
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    Sticky: Casey Creek, Trigg County Kentucky

    This is "the" trout stream in western Kentucky. Stocked a few times a year.
    I keep coming back to this stream because it reminds me of where I learned to fly-fish in New England.


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  21. Thread: PFD's

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    Update

    I finally cracked open the piggy-bank and purchased an Onyx Auto-Inflating PFD. The only downside is that I wish I had done it long ago.
    On my first day out with it I put it on as I was launching...
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    A tough old cowboy from south Texas counseled his...

    A tough old cowboy from south Texas counseled his grandson that if he wanted to live a long life, the secret was to sprinkle a pinch of gunpowder on his oatmeal every morning.

    The grandson did...
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    Private Jones was being Court Marshalled for...

    Private Jones was being Court Marshalled for disrespecting a senior officer after getting in a shouting match with the Commanding Officer.
    The First Sergeant was on the stand being questioned, as...
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    A Jewish Rabbi and a Catholic Priest met at the...

    A Jewish Rabbi and a Catholic Priest met at the town's annual 4th of July picnic. Old friends, they began their usual banter. "This baked ham is really delicious," the priest teased the rabbi. "You...
  25. Dale - that has happened to me a few times but...

    Dale - that has happened to me a few times but when they do that they take the decision away from me as to when if ever to set the hook.
    All that being said I would still rather catch 1 on top than...
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