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    It was the spring of 1954, I was 15 and a soph....

    It was the spring of 1954, I was 15 and a soph. in high school. I had a cheap cane rod I had purchased with my paper route money at the local hardware store. I fished in the Rahway River in...
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    I gave up tying many years ago. I was so bad at...

    I gave up tying many years ago. I was so bad at it that it wasn't any fun. So... I fish 0% of the time with flies I tie.
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    I have three Gatti rods, a 4wt. PA, a 5wt. PA,...

    I have three Gatti rods, a 4wt. PA, a 5wt. PA, and a 6wt. TA. They are about the only rods I use any more. I haven't had any break, and i guess that can be a problem. As far as fishing goes, I...
  4. Thread: Dorber E-rod 2

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    I have a 7wt. e-Rod 4 that I've used for smallies...

    I have a 7wt. e-Rod 4 that I've used for smallies for five years or so, and I like ir a lot. It casts well, and I've never had a bit of trouble with it.
  5. I'm another Gatti fan; my favotite is my FR 905...

    I'm another Gatti fan; my favotite is my FR 905 3PA.
  6. Thread: Teton tioga

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    Over the years I've managed to get good deals on...

    Over the years I've managed to get good deals on four regular Tetons, so I never bought a Tioga. What are the differences between the two, besides price?
  7. Thread: Hummingbirds

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    What a wonderful photograph. Thank you for...

    What a wonderful photograph. Thank you for sharing it.

    Bob ...
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    Most of the trout I catch are 10" long or less so...

    Most of the trout I catch are 10" long or less so I don't think it makes much difference to me.

    Bob ...
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    I think I've mentioned this before, but let me...

    I think I've mentioned this before, but let me say it again, "I HATE WINTER!!!"
    Have a great day everyone.

    Bob
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    Re: Smallest fish you ever caught?

    I'm not sure it's the smallest fish I ever caught, (I've been fishing fot 65+ years), but last spring, I caught a 3" long Silver Shiner on a 3" long white Zonker.

    Bob
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    Re: Hey from PA (dry as a bone)

    My oldest stepdaughter is getting married in two weeks, outdoors. I think we're pretty certain to get rain here in northeast PA on that day. ... 8)
  12. Re: Sometimes you gotta smack the mule with a 2x4...

    One of our neighbors had is first colonoscopy at age 50, a month of so ago. They found some serious tumors. He's had surgury, and they're doing all the appropriate treatment, but the outlook isn't...
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    Re: Could you pass 8th grade science??

    I'm ashamed, I missed one, and I was a high school science teacher for 35 years. My only excuse is that I've been retired for seven years.

    Bob ... :?
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    Re: What Fishing Vests are you all wearing?

    Flyandtie,

    That sounds like the one I have. I like it.

    Bob
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    Re: What Fishing Vests are you all wearing?

    For many years I wore a Doug Swisher vest that I bought from him somewhere around 1985. Then, unfortunately I put on a few pounds, (more than a few if the truth be told) and I had to find something...
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    Re: Prayers, Please.......

    My prayers too go out to you and your family. I can't imagine what you must be going through.
    May God be with you,

    Bob
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    Re: How did you find faol

    I joined 6+ years ago. In a month I'll have my 69th birthday. At my age, I can't be expected to remember something that I did more than six years ago, or this morning for that matter. All I know...
  18. Thread: Toobies

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    It looks interesting to me, I'm thinking of...

    It looks interesting to me, I'm thinking of switching over to Toobies this year. I've heard they work well, but I have no first hand experience ... yet.

    Bob
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    You might want to go to yhr Global dorbeR site,...

    You might want to go to yhr Global dorbeR site,
    http://www.dorber.com/flyrods.html

    Scroll down the page a little way until you come to the information on "li'l streamer" rods. Many have said...
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    My choice would be Doug Swisher. I took some...

    My choice would be Doug Swisher. I took some instruction from him, and had him as a Guide six or seven times on trips to Montana in the 80s. Amazing fisherman, and a heck of a nice guy.

    Bob ... ...
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    I asked Santa for a 3wt., a 5wt., and a 7wt., in...

    I asked Santa for a 3wt., a 5wt., and a 7wt., in silver to match the new Ferrari that I also asked him for.

    Bob ... :P
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    Eric, What weight is your sink tip? Bob ... ...

    Eric,
    What weight is your sink tip?

    Bob ... 8)
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    I got up early today, planning to head for...

    I got up early today, planning to head for Roscoe. First thing I did was to look at Catskill Flies report on conditions. They said that due to the heavy rains, both the Beaverkill and the Willow...
  24. A number of years ago I lived at a small lake in...

    A number of years ago I lived at a small lake in northern New Jersey. One evening after all the swimmers had left, I went across the street to the beach to do a little fishing. On one of my first...
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    Just a week to go. I'm looking foreward to it. ...

    Just a week to go. I'm looking foreward to it.

    Bob ... 8)
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