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    What is interesting in Meadowlarks response and...

    What is interesting in Meadowlarks response and then Pastor Eds in my case is this.

    I am even more of a rarity. I am female, 47 and have been an avid fly fisherman of warm and cold for 15-20 years...
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    This is a very interesting thread. I will throw...

    This is a very interesting thread. I will throw my views in here also.

    I am both a warm water and cold water fly fisherman. When I first started fly fishing in the 80's, I just got a real cheap...
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    Here is a link....

    Here is a link. [url=http://www.shootnhunt.com/catalog/JM/flies/accardo/0283-0034.html:fc94c]http://www.shootnhunt.com/catalog/JM/flies/accardo/0283-0034.html[/url:fc94c]

    Here is another link to a...
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    Thanks for the info. I don't know if you use them...

    Thanks for the info. I don't know if you use them up there but I have discovered a very effective popper that I will be bringing some back with me in case they don't sell them up there. Miss Prissy,...
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    Unfortunately I won't be up there until early...

    Unfortunately I won't be up there until early next spring. I am really enjoying talking to all of you and getting to know what is available to me when I come back.

    Now that I know what my plans...
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    Hidehunter, What are SMP's? I am really new to...

    Hidehunter,
    What are SMP's? I am really new to tying and I don't know that I know what that is. I plan to do some tying before I get back up there and I will have to look this stuff up.

    Thanks!
  7. Thread: TFO or Redington

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    I have just about made up my mind that I want the...

    I have just about made up my mind that I want the TFO Pro in a 4 wt. Now I just have to decide what length, but I think a 9'.

    I went to a casting practice yesterday and one of the people there had...
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    Thanks for the information. I had forgotten about...

    Thanks for the information. I had forgotten about Badger Creek and I have been out there several times, totally forgot about it.

    How long ago was Big Creek drained? I am real excited about this...
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    Do any of you know about a new state park between...

    Do any of you know about a new state park between Indianola and Des Moines? My son was telling me about it today and told me it used to be an old strip mine maybe, anyway he said he heard they will...
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    Congrats and I hope you will both be very happy.

    Congrats and I hope you will both be very happy.
  11. Thread: TFO or Redington

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    LOL!

    LOL!
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    LOL, That was one of the things he said could...

    LOL, That was one of the things he said could contribute to it, the other is probably toooooo many years of doing it that way and now it is just habit. I am trying to fix it,in fact I am going to...
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    What I am having trouble with is that I am...

    What I am having trouble with is that I am breaking at my wrist. The person giving me help with casting is taking his test to be an instructor in Oct. He said that women don't have as strong of wrist...
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    That's great! We women anglers have to get more...

    That's great! We women anglers have to get more women involved in this great sport! I have been doing it for years and I know I am hooked for life.

    Great fish, keep it up!!!!!
  15. Thread: TFO or Redington

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    I am glad this came up because I am deciding...

    I am glad this came up because I am deciding right now what TFO rod I want. I have casted both the Pro and the TiCr. I have some bad casting habits I am trying to correct and it is proving difficult....
  16. Thread: Austin?

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    I am fairly new to getting to know more than some...

    I am fairly new to getting to know more than some of the local waters near DFW. I can tell you that I have seen in several places that I think there is a lake down in Austin called Town Lake. There...
  17. Thread: anniversary

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    Congratulations, I hope you have a great day and...

    Congratulations, I hope you have a great day and celebrate in style!
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    Dave, do you like IA now that you are there? I...

    Dave, do you like IA now that you are there? I used to fish some up at Big Creek, a little at Saylorville. I never have fished the Des Moines or Raccoon Rivers. Over at Coon Rapids, there used to be...
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    Dave, oh yeah, I would have bailed on the boat! I...

    Dave, oh yeah, I would have bailed on the boat! I have never had the pleasure yet of a up close a personal visit yet, and I hope to keep it that way for the hopefully short time that I will still be...
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    Most likely it would be in the Des Moines area...

    Most likely it would be in the Des Moines area mostly. But I definately like the trout in NE IA and I won't rule out anything.

    Are you involved in any active fly fishing group up there?

    Oh and...
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    Thanks for the info, I will be divorcing soon and...

    Thanks for the info, I will be divorcing soon and since he is not using our canoe at all I am thinking about keeping it, just wondered how useful it would be or whether or not to get something...
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    LHB what are your most effective flies up there?...

    LHB what are your most effective flies up there? Do you bank, boat, tube, canoe or yak on those rivers?
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    Rick, is it hard to obtain access to the ponds....

    Rick, is it hard to obtain access to the ponds. When I lived up there I didn't know a lot of the ponds were even there. I used to drive a little ways over west of Des Moines to the Garst ponds, but I...
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    I am not into carp on purpose yet, and usually my...

    I am not into carp on purpose yet, and usually my fishing has been pan fish, bass, and trout. I used to live up there and fished there for years. I still come back and visit because all my family is...
  25. Thread: Stuck in Dallas

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    I went to the Roadkill Roundtable a few weeks ago...

    I went to the Roadkill Roundtable a few weeks ago and Bass Pro Shop opened at 9 and they were setting up outside the fly shop shortly after that.

    As a very new tyer I learned a lot from them.
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