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    Don't be so sure.... NYS DEC has finally fessed...

    Don't be so sure....
    NYS DEC has finally fessed up to them beginning to get a foothold in some of the southern tier counties.
    I've always heard that there three kinds of states. There are states...
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    I wouldn't line up on it either. I have a 5 1/2'...

    I wouldn't line up on it either.
    I have a 5 1/2' 3wt Wildwater rod lined with a dt3wt that has the same feel that you described. I find that if I cast a little more unorthodox in my style I can...
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    While fishing the local stocked stream for dinner...

    While fishing the local stocked stream for dinner I was having moderate success on elk hair caddis but the hatch was sporadic at best and dwindled to none but the fish were still sipping flies off...
  4. Thread: Fish-In 2010

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    If there is room for one more next year I'd love...

    If there is room for one more next year I'd love to make the trip with the NY contingency. Hopefully my affiliation with Phil, Dave and Joe won't be held against me in consideration of my request...
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    If you are looking for a real short 3wt this is a...

    If you are looking for a real short 3wt this is a great rod for the money!
    I have one and it is a blast for small streams and will cast well enough for mid size streams as well. I typically can make...
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    There are 9 guides on it (10 if you count the...

    There are 9 guides on it (10 if you count the tip-top) and the spacing is pretty decent.
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    Great deals on nice rods

    I first should say that I in no way am affiliated with the seller or get anything for posting this. I purchased the 9 foot 3wt tech-2 and have fallen in love with it already. On sale for $75 you...
  8. Thread: Sunglasses

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    The Maui Jim s are sweet glasses! I found a pair...

    The Maui Jim s are sweet glasses!
    I found a pair on EBAY for a reasonable price and loved them for the two months I had them. I lost them while fishing though and my wife says I can't get another...
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    I have a 9' 7wt and an 11' 7/8wt both work well...

    I have a 9' 7wt and an 11' 7/8wt both work well on Erie tribs and Ontario tribs but the 11' is my first choice 99% of the time. I fish a couple VERY small Ontario tribs and the shorter rod is better...
  10. Thread: Wild Water rods

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    I have 2 of them. One is the same as the one that...

    I have 2 of them. One is the same as the one that Kytroutbum got from Wizard. It's a nice little rod that works well on smaller streams. At 5 1/2 feet is is short but once you get used to the...
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    Here's how New York's DEC has it worded on their...

    Here's how New York's DEC has it worded on their website.

    Q. May a person travel in a boat or canoe on a waterway which is posted?

    A. Yes, but travel may not include fishing. A person in a...
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    I tried to take some pictures but they are a...

    I tried to take some pictures but they are a little fuzzy.
    My spelling could be wrong too. It could be Bonbright.

    http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg231/cj4750/161.jpg
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    First trip to Spring creek this year

    Well its about over for steelhead and lake run browns so I switched into my inland mode. I fished our little spring creek here in Caledonia where Seth Green started it all. The spring creek here...
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    Powdermill Park was just stocked for the April...

    Powdermill Park was just stocked for the April 1st tournament.
    There is plenty of shoreline to fish and is a great place to take kids.
    An ultra light outfit with canned corn should keep him...
  15. Thread: Leader Formulas

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    Hey Steve I heard that Oatka and Spring are...

    Hey Steve
    I heard that Oatka and Spring are fishing very well lately. I have to plan a trip there soon.
  16. Thread: fenwick fly rod

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    I fish inland trout with my Fenwick World Class...

    I fish inland trout with my Fenwick World Class 6wt that I built myself.
    I have always had a soft spot for Fenwicks. I used to have a Fenwick yellow jacket ultra light spinning rod that I loved...
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    NBink there are several of us here from western...

    NBink there are several of us here from western NY who fish for steelhead.
    Feel free to send me a PM and we'll hook up to fish the tribs.
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    Happy Birthday Dave!! Another year and several...

    Happy Birthday Dave!!
    Another year and several aches and pains. I'm not far behind ya. But behind ya none the less.;)
  19. Thread: Tandem rigs

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    I can wrap a single fly around the tip of my rod...

    I can wrap a single fly around the tip of my rod a gazzilion times just standing in one place contemplating my next cast. I sometimes look at the mess on my rod tip and have to ask "Is that even...
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    These may be an option for you....

    These may be an option for you.
    http://www.cocoonseyewear.com/
  21. Thread: Rod Butts

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    I have an 11' 7/8wt that I just got this fall...

    I have an 11' 7/8wt that I just got this fall with a 2-3 inch butt. For me it helps casting it all day. I keep the butt behind my wrist and it helps to keep it straight on the back cast. I had a...
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    More important than the cost of the rod is the...

    More important than the cost of the rod is the speed of it.
    When it comes to manufacturing any rod in mass production I can't see them matching the splines 100 % or tweaking the guide spacing. If I...
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    I have this rod and love it. I wasn't in love...

    I have this rod and love it. I wasn't in love with the reel though so you should consider an alternative. The drag on the 3/4 reel loosens up through use and when you go to set the hook it over runs.
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    We had a bad ice storm here in western NY back in...

    We had a bad ice storm here in western NY back in 1991 and it's effects are still evident. It looked like a war zone. Most were without power for days and some weeks but I was fortunate enough to be...
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    Yep The wife and kids are sure to disappear...

    Yep
    The wife and kids are sure to disappear soon. They are getting on my nerves bigtime.
    As I explained to pspaint, they are visiting "relatives" Phil remembers it being dear old aunt Edna. Yeah...
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