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    What size flies, tippet length & X ? Sort of...

    What size flies, tippet length & X ? Sort of limit to around size #16 or smaller unless using the old chuck & duck cast since the #2 weight is more of a finesse rod.
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    Looks like those storms really did make the...

    Looks like those storms really did make the beaches a lot smaller ! Back casts into the trees ?
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    With the Monic at about #30 lb test, you've...

    With the Monic at about #30 lb test, you've probably got a nice collection of ripped lips !
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    Plan to fish a short 5'2" fiberglass #2 weight...

    Plan to fish a short 5'2" fiberglass #2 weight that should get finished after some epoxy on the thread wraps while fishing a graphite #2 weight or other short #3 or #4 fiberglass rods. Looks as if...
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    Where we fished it was mostly rock bottom with...

    Where we fished it was mostly rock bottom with silt & some slippery algae. Deep pockets holes around "Indian fish "V" walls like in the Potomac & Shenandoah & farther downstream above the river's...
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    Forgot to mention most bass fishing was out of a...

    Forgot to mention most bass fishing was out of a canoe, the shallow upstream wet wading waters were more for trout.
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    Had to look at a map & that's farther south than...

    Had to look at a map & that's farther south than we used to fish for smallies. Guessing there's plenty of new homes along that stretch of the river, but flies probably won't be any different. Add...
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    Haven't fished the Cacapon in probably over 20...

    Haven't fished the Cacapon in probably over 20 years, back when it was one of the top 10 cleanest rivers in America. Used to be fantastic fly fishing in summer & fall where some friends had a hunting...
  9. I'd fish the flats if there was time from living...

    I'd fish the flats if there was time from living a sequel to "Driving Ms Daisy" since the casting elbow & shoulder seem to have finally healed. The mini-box is a Hatch Fly File from back in the...
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    Other than plastic weighing a little less than aluminum, not a lot of difference unless trays are ordered specifically designed for area hatches. Found the mini-box with swappable trays years ago as...
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    For fishing different water depths plastic eyes (...

    For fishing different water depths plastic eyes ( burn mono & make your own ) , bead chain & lead eyes-hour glass dumbells all work.
  12. Been a quite a while but the 4 trays came in...

    Been a quite a while but the 4 trays came in handy for sorting out the hatch from spinners to duns & nymphs which was great if only a few different hook sizes were needed for each pattern. Didn't...
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    Some dusty old krystal buggers for the Cacapon,...

    Some dusty old krystal buggers for the Cacapon, Potomac & Shenandoah with a box of saltwater variations on the right.

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    Seems it's his pinching the marabou off tying...

    Seems it's his pinching the marabou off tying spin on feathering the tail square like how he invented the schminnow when he had returned from Germany even if there were a number of people fishing...
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    Norm tends to prefer pinching the marabou off for...

    Norm tends to prefer pinching the marabou off for a finished tail, but there was always Joe Bruce's krystal bugger out of Baltimore in the 1980's for fishing mid Atlantic rivers.
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    Check here quick since it's sold. Last fly reel...

    Check here quick since it's sold. Last fly reel listed at bottom. Not sure if it's exactly the same size.

    http://www.codella.com/usedreel.htm
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    Might find some info @http://orca-online.org/ or...

    Might find some info @http://orca-online.org/ or
    http://classicflyrodforum.com/forum/

    Looked at the 7/8 RS2 & then saw this anti-reverse Landex thinking if I was still bass fishing with...
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    Isn't it fantastic solunar tables work in Florida...

    Isn't it fantastic solunar tables work in Florida along with tide charts so that if one bites, they all bite ! A fishing dance for the ages.......
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    Feeding the fish snookin' on the beach with...

    Feeding the fish snookin' on the beach with something other than white flies ! Fun in the sun !
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    Took some photos & emailed, then put the fly...

    Took some photos & emailed, then put the fly boxes back on the shelf; realized you wanted a Richardson. Went back & looked again: green plastic is a Downs, the other 2 are FYE boxes.
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    Have a 3 tray model collecting dust on the...

    Have a 3 tray model collecting dust on the bookshelves with a couple of Fye boxes, which aren't much good for the salt . The light may have corrosion that needs more cleaning.
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    Craft fur seems better on top-bottom minnow...

    Craft fur seems better on top-bottom minnow patterns than Clousers, but having tail movement on a front weighted hook might imitate bottom feeding baitfish better since a lot of flies tend to float...
  23. Had a couple of unauthorized FAOL account use...

    Had a couple of unauthorized FAOL account use notice attempts a few weeks ago with IP addresses, but since I hadn't been logged in for a while just deleted them.
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    Could always engage both pawls to try for more...

    Could always engage both pawls to try for more drag instead of just one; or take the drag egg off & turn the point, after loosening the phillips screw to engage farther up in the middle of the spring...
  25. This might be the year Tampa gets to shovel...

    This might be the year Tampa gets to shovel something other than the heat & humidity out of the driveway. Seems last time it was back in the late 70's. It's already been in the low 30's up there &...
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