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    I have been a confirmed Orvis reel user for...

    I have been a confirmed Orvis reel user for years, mainly their large arbor reels and a few mid arbor reels plus their original Battenkill with the disc drag.

    But, last time I was down at Cabela's...
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    Mike, I have not tried the Response model....

    Mike,

    I have not tried the Response model. Sorry.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    Mike, Both Sage and Scott make very good fly...

    Mike,

    Both Sage and Scott make very good fly rods, both have been around a long time and both have good warranties, and to top it off they sell them for about the same price. I am a bit...
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    Here is a link to a site that sells Buddy's rods....

    Here is a link to a site that sells Buddy's rods. They may know something about him.

    http://www.ricksrods.com/bamboo.asp

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    For my floating lines I use Rio Gold fly lines....

    For my floating lines I use Rio Gold fly lines. They cast well with the Sage rods I use. For nymph fishing (strike indicator then two nymphs below) I use the Rio Indicator line.

    Larry ...
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    Glad you are on the mend Betty, getting sick just...

    Glad you are on the mend Betty, getting sick just ain't fun at all.

    I have been feeding my Cottontail rabbit a healthy apple every morning, he loves it and waits for me to show and give him his...
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    Some days you gets the bear, some days the bear...

    Some days you gets the bear, some days the bear gets you. :)

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    Mike, You could mail me your fly lines, I will...

    Mike,

    You could mail me your fly lines, I will indicated the weight of each line and mail them back to you.

    Just send me a PM if you want to do this.

    Larry
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    That is one of the best tools to have. Too bad...

    That is one of the best tools to have. Too bad Umpqua stopped making them a couple of years ago. I am surprised no other company decided to make them. Must not have been a big enough market but I...
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    Just for info, I purchased a number of these from...

    Just for info, I purchased a number of these from Joe. Great looking furled leaders.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    Try these links, photos and recipes. ...

    Try these links, photos and recipes.

    http://www.flyofthemonthclub.com/store/catalog.asp?item=1108
    http://blog.saltyflytying.com/the-rag-head-crab/

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    I have a Northern Goshawk that likes to visit my...

    I have a Northern Goshawk that likes to visit my backyard every now and then, looking rather hungrily at all the smaller birds in the area.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    I carry my phone in a holster on my belt, no...

    I carry my phone in a holster on my belt, no waterproofing at all. But then, I don't wear it when I am on the water. It is turned off and in a sealed quart freezer bag inside my gear bag, just in...
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    I went to: http://flyhighway.com/ and...

    I went to:

    http://flyhighway.com/

    and clicked on the Buy tab. That takes you to a page where you pick either a DVD or BlueRay click on that and it took me to Amazon.

    Cost was $19.99 plus a...
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    Byron, I assume you checked out our sponsors...

    Byron,

    I assume you checked out our sponsors websites. If they don't carry it then try
    http://www.montanafly.com/mfc_tyingmaterials/vernille.html

    Happy Tying :)

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    I use Sally on many of my freshwater flies, both...

    I use Sally on many of my freshwater flies, both dry and wet. For saltwater I use Hard As Hull head cement. I also started not using cement in the more traditional way of finishing the tie and then...
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    Rocky Mountain Fly Highway

    Last night I watched a program on TV, the Rocky Mountain Fly Highway. What a great show! It was so good I just ordered the DVD and will use it as a presentation at my club meeting in the near...
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    Ernie, We are more than happy to be enablers,...

    Ernie,

    We are more than happy to be enablers, providing you with the knowledge you need to get totally hooked :) on fly fishing.

    Enjoy.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    Ernie, No problem casting those size flies you...

    Ernie,

    No problem casting those size flies you mentioned, even some bigger depending upon their weight. It is good to read up on things, even more important to learn to cast properly, way more...
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    Ernie, Some good advice has been given here....

    Ernie,

    Some good advice has been given here. Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass are predators. Period. You don't need to use tapered leaders nor worry about X size, just get a small spool of 10 pound...
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    Blood circulation in your feet is very important....

    Blood circulation in your feet is very important. If the feet are too tight that can be a problem. I would suggest wearing very thin socks to decrease the bulk. Make sure you have wading shoes that...
  22. Bedlam, I must admit I am prejudiced. If I was...

    Bedlam,

    I must admit I am prejudiced. If I was going to buy a blank I would not hesitate a second to buy a Sage blank. Which Sage? All depends upon which action you like from slow to ultra fast,...
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    I too have noticed that, upon occasion I will...

    I too have noticed that, upon occasion I will post a reply and then no one else will post. Either my post was so overwhelmingly good that no one could top it or it was so underwhelmingly bad that no...
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    I agree with whatfly, no casting problems but...

    I agree with whatfly, no casting problems but just remember that the hook is a lot more exposed at angles you are not used to, easier to hook 'the big one', meaning yourself. :)

    Larry ...
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    Me thinks spring better get her soon so we all...

    Me thinks spring better get her soon so we all can go fishing. :)

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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