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  1. This times a hundred. I never claim to be an...

    This times a hundred. I never claim to be an expert caster. I can't throw an entire fly line and don't need to. I can get by nicely, thank you and have never had a lesson. I've got maybe 1500 tied up...
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    Gulfwax...

    Gulfwax...
  3. Thread: Norway?

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    Yes I have, but it was in 1982 or 83 and on an...

    Yes I have, but it was in 1982 or 83 and on an island north of the arctic circle, so it's not so useful now! Sorry! There were char in the freshwater lakes.
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    I was knee deep in Lake Tanneycomo when the first...

    I was knee deep in Lake Tanneycomo when the first one hit. When I got back to the lodge I took a quick shower and by the time I got out, the second plane hit. We grabbed some breakfast and headed...
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    I've had one for a while. No issues at all.

    I've had one for a while. No issues at all.
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    I do if it's over knee deep and "riffley". Half...

    I do if it's over knee deep and "riffley". Half Palsa foamies usually. I've got some Thing-a-ma-bobbers to try out in the next few weeks.
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    That is a toad! I caught one that was around 11...

    That is a toad! I caught one that was around 11 one time on a cricket, but it wasn't anywhere close to that deep and fat.
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    I'm only 48, but all of this right down to the...

    I'm only 48, but all of this right down to the location!
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    What he said! Small pike are good, too.

    What he said! Small pike are good, too.
  10. Thread: Sunglasses

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    This. I use the dark ones far more than the...

    This. I use the dark ones far more than the ambers. If I had it to do over again (or was buying a single pair) I would just get the dark ones.
  11. Thread: Net or not?

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    Nets, yes most of the time. My biggest fish was...

    Nets, yes most of the time. My biggest fish was landed without one and I quickly remedied that situation.
  12. Thread: Hybrid?

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    Hybrid. I've never seen a redear with yellow on...

    Hybrid. I've never seen a redear with yellow on the fins like a green sunfish. The mouth isn't big enough to be a "pure" greenie...
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    Frogg Toggs for the price. There are better out...

    Frogg Toggs for the price. There are better out there if you want to spend.
  14. 1999 Nissan Frontier V6. I can get @24 on the...

    1999 Nissan Frontier V6. I can get @24 on the highway, but still between my wife and I our fuel bill is quite high. I try to limit it to once a week or so, weather permitting. Three weeks ago we were...
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    I like to figure it out for myself and by the...

    I like to figure it out for myself and by the time I "get there", there's not much left for hiring guides.
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    I think I subconciously alter my stroke based on...

    I think I subconciously alter my stroke based on what I'm trying to accomplish and the type of rod. I know that I look like a monkey and a football with an 8 weight and I fistfight with 3-4 weights....
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    Funny you should say that. Many years ago, my...

    Funny you should say that. Many years ago, my grandpa called me and told me he caught a 14 1/2" crappie. I asked him if he was going to get it stuffed. He just laughed and said "God no, we cut it up...
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    I haven't, but it's on my list of things to do. I...

    I haven't, but it's on my list of things to do. I think if I ever went somewhere that I felt overwhelmed by the size or type of water (big western river, for example) I sure would.
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    Jeez oh #$%& that's a big redear. I wouldn't kill...

    Jeez oh #$%& that's a big redear. I wouldn't kill it on purpose, but there would sure be a glass replica mount made of that.
  20. Ooooooh...Wipers...Maybe someday! I love Wipers!!!

    Ooooooh...Wipers...Maybe someday! I love Wipers!!!
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    A little late to the party, but here's my two...

    A little late to the party, but here's my two cents. Buy a 5wt Clearwater combo. Use the orange line until you get the hang of casting again. Cut it off and then use it as a spare. Replace with a new...
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    I've got several. Zero issues.

    I've got several. Zero issues.
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    Anything from Fly Max and Fly Nation makes my...

    Anything from Fly Max and Fly Nation makes my brain bleed.
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    Congratulations! I wish you nothing but happiness...

    Congratulations! I wish you nothing but happiness for the years ahead.
  25. I have a stowaway, no issues at all. Good rod.

    I have a stowaway, no issues at all. Good rod.
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