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    I asked a similar question earlier in the year....

    I asked a similar question earlier in the year. It depends a bit on what section of Myrtle Beach that you'll be staying. Towards the north, you've already been told about Little River. If on the...
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    To PCRusty and FlatsDude, Thanks for the info....

    To PCRusty and FlatsDude,

    Thanks for the info. I appreciate it.

    John
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    Flats Dude, What model of Costa Del Mar's do...

    Flats Dude,

    What model of Costa Del Mar's do you have? And what lens do you have?

    I'm looking for good coverage and as little light from the sides and underneath as possible.

    I did try on...
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    Rusty, You wear Ocean Waves. What model frame...

    Rusty,

    You wear Ocean Waves. What model frame and what color lens? I've heard the Backwater Green lens is very good for inshore.

    Thanks.

    -John
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    Sunglasses for saltwater fishing?

    I am looking for a good pair of polarized sunglasses to use on upcoming June trip. I have a couple of pairs of Action Optics but they are meant for the light of a mountain stream and not the glare of...
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    I met Capt. Richard Stuhr a few years ago. He did...

    I met Capt. Richard Stuhr a few years ago. He did a program for our TU chapter in Asheville and also donated a trip for our banquet. I had a friend and his son go out with him that summer and they...
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    I am looking for the same thing. Here is some...

    I am looking for the same thing. Here is some info that I found:
    [url=http://www.ccasouthcarolina.com/Fishing_Guides.htm:fd229]http://www.ccasouthcarolina.com/Fishing_Guides.htm[/url:fd229]

    It...
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    Regarding using the Eagle Claw 413 60 deg. jig...

    Regarding using the Eagle Claw 413 60 deg. jig hooks, I came across this slide show with a whole bunch of saltwater flies (including many varieties of Clousers) tied with this hook.
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    Thanks for the advice and suggestions. I have...

    Thanks for the advice and suggestions. I have some Mustad 3407 and 343007 in the right sizes so I'm set.

    -John
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    Hook for saltwater Clouser

    What is a good hook to use for tying saltwater Clouser minnows? Would you use the standard Mustad 34007 or what?

    I've tied the Clouser for freshwater many times but have no experience with a...
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    What not look at the Myrtle Beach, SC area? It is...

    What not look at the Myrtle Beach, SC area? It is off-season, they have some fishing piers, marshes are to the North and South of Myrtle for in-shore fishing, and you aren't too far from some nice...
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    I want to second Tenn. Tech. I've met a number of...

    I want to second Tenn. Tech. I've met a number of fisheries biologists over the years and all had great things to say about TN Tech. The two primary fisheries biologists handling the fisheries in the...
  13. I am the immediate past president of my TU...

    I am the immediate past president of my TU chapter in WNC and a member of its Board of Directors. I have always been very leery of TU National and this just goes to confirm it.

    From my own...
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    Dear A. K., Thanks for taking the time to send...

    Dear A. K.,

    Thanks for taking the time to send the instructions. I really appreciate it!

    Happy Thanksgiving.

    John
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    Dear A.K., Yes, the vise does have the logo of...

    Dear A.K.,

    Yes, the vise does have the logo of which you speak. It is a C-clamp model. Lowe's Fly Shop in Waynesville, NC took it in as a trade for some other merchandise. I happened to see it...
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    Need instructions for AK's Vise

    Hi!

    I bought a used AK's Vise (as in A.K. Best) about a year ago. The same design has also been sold as a McKenzie Vise and then under the Scientific Anglers auspices.

    Does anyone out there...
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    Camping on the Battenkill brings back many...

    Camping on the Battenkill brings back many pleasant memories. My family and I used to camp there in the late '60s and '70s. For my 14th birthday, my Mom paid for me to go the Orvis Fly Fishing School...
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    Thanks for clarifying the 50/50 mixture. ...

    Thanks for clarifying the 50/50 mixture.

    That's a great tip about doing the test area where the reel seat or grip is supposed to go.

    -John
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    When you say 50/50 varnish, do you mean varnish...

    When you say 50/50 varnish, do you mean varnish thinned down with something or a specific sort of varnish? I did check out the goldenwitch.com site.

    -John
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    Silk wraps on graphite

    I know silk is traditional on bamboo rods. Is there any reason not to use silk on graphite rods?

    I am thinking of using white silk on a matte gray blank. I understand that when the finish is...
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    I've stayed at that Sleep Inn on business. It is...

    I've stayed at that Sleep Inn on business. It is the nicest motel in Bryson City. One thing I really liked was the shower - good space, lots of hot water, and good pressure.

    -John
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    I saw a bunch of these Waterstriders (or...

    I saw a bunch of these Waterstriders (or look-alikes) on the Salmon River in NY a few years ago. They seemed to handle the white water just fine.

    -John
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    Thanks for the advice. I went and sent my money...

    Thanks for the advice. I went and sent my money for the reel yesterday. I got a very fair price on it (about half price) and it still has the warrenty card. Now to get to the coast and use it!
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    The fly shop in Weaverville is named Curtis...

    The fly shop in Weaverville is named Curtis Wright Outfitters. Jeff Curtis is one of hte owners and is a great guy. Curtis Wright also has a shop in Saluda (below Hendersonville).

    And, of course,...
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    The fly shop in Weaverville is named Curtis...

    The fly shop in Weaverville is named Curtis Wright Outfitters. Jeff Curtis is one of hte owners and is a great guy. Curtis Wright also has a shop in Saluda (below Hendersonville)
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