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    it was the Blue small sling with 2 seperate...

    it was the Blue small sling with 2 seperate pockets. I also have a Larger WIlliam Joseph sling I use for all kinds of stuff but rarely fishing.
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    Welcome Back! I keep the sling pack I got from...

    Welcome Back! I keep the sling pack I got from you loaded with a couple boxes of flies, some leader and tippet and a couple indicators and pass it around to anyone who wants to take a swing at fly...
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    Also Available at Feather-Craft...

    Also Available at Feather-Craft http://www.feather-craft.com/wiss-quick-clip
  4. Thread: Hat magnifier

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    If you have sunglasses you like you can add...

    If you have sunglasses you like you can add readers to them with these...
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    I have 2 and would buy 2 more if funds ever...

    I have 2 and would buy 2 more if funds ever unexpectedly show up. Use them almost exclusively these days with the exception of large streamers. I have had them at least 10 years now and tied...
  6. Something about this pattern really strikes a...

    Something about this pattern really strikes a chord with me. Maybe it is the simplicity of it all. I am going to have to try it both as you have done it Scott and with Snowshoe hair outriggers like...
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    Yes, some of us still do. I like furled leaders...

    Yes, some of us still do. I like furled leaders but I always seem to come back to my own hand tied leaders. Have yet to find a factory knotless that I like as much as my own but I have always swum...
  8. Thread: Measuring fish

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    Been using the MeasureNet for years and the newer...

    Been using the MeasureNet for years and the newer rubberized bag is fish friendly. I got my first one because I couldn't afford a Brodin or other "good" net but now I have a hard time seeing why I...
  9. Thread: Regal Vise

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    I'll take it Jack Will pm with details

    I'll take it Jack

    Will pm with details
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    unless you wash it really well good luck getting...

    unless you wash it really well good luck getting it to sink. natural wool is loaded with lanolin and is naturally hydrophobic
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    If this hasn't been spoken for I will take it! ...

    If this hasn't been spoken for I will take it! Always wanted to work with a Regal.

    I will IM to work out the details
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    the week before the Bass Pro purchase was...

    the week before the Bass Pro purchase was announced an employee at my Cabelas told me that word from on high was they had to eliminate 30% of the SKU's. That demand of taking a chainsaw to stock was...
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    On my bench right now I have bobbins loaded with...

    On my bench right now I have bobbins loaded with UTC G.S.P 100 AND 75. I really wish I could get 50 in more colors or at least a good tan/brown and a yellowish and olive or light olive would be...
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    I'll take it...will PM to get the details worked...

    I'll take it...will PM to get the details worked out

    Bikebum
  15. Thread: Tying on flies

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    One more vote for the Bend knot tied with...

    One more vote for the Bend knot tied with Hemostats. I switched to this for everything but loop knots about three years ago and I cant't tell you the amount of grief and animosity it has saved me. I...
  16. Planettrout, you beat me to the pointing out that...

    Planettrout, you beat me to the pointing out that to be a true E/c caddis it has to have 2 colors. I will never know what the trout think but to me the 2 color thing must have something to it. The...
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    I have 30 years in the bicycle industry and...

    I have 30 years in the bicycle industry and believe I have seen most the jury rigged contraptions out there. For fishing rods I like the pvc zip tied to the top tube rather than the handlebars. If I...
  18. An employee at Cabelas last week told me that a...

    An employee at Cabelas last week told me that a directive had come down from on high that they HAD to reduce merchandise selection by 40% across the board. That didn't make sense then but it does...
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    Lightning Creek, Idaho

    In all the vast knowledge on this board I'm guessing at least one person knows a thing or two about lightning Creek in North Idaho. I scouted/walked/drove a good chunk of it in the spring but on the...
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    Thanks all. Uncle Jesse he did file a police...

    Thanks all. Uncle Jesse he did file a police report but you are right that one is a sure sign of BS. Larry, thanks for that thought, he and I have spoken again and we will be meeting at a small...
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    Lending a helping hand

    I met a young man the other day that is a conventional angler but was dipping his toe into fly fishing. We traded info and were tentatively planning to fish together in the near future. Well long...
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    Most true atheletes that can master one sport can...

    Most true atheletes that can master one sport can shorten the training to become proficient at another. Michael Jorden was a great golfer and so so baseball player, Bo Jackson could have been a hall...
  23. Thread: Shoe/sandal?

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    The Solomon TechAmphibian are the best water...

    The Solomon TechAmphibian are the best water shoes I have ever used. They don't offer the protection of a boot like PlanetTrout's recommendation but they give full coverage of toes and heels with...
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    I have used it and I like the crochet needle with...

    I have used it and I like the crochet needle with a little fatter tube idea...next time I have spare time I will get right on that
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    I like the looks of these guys; ...

    I like the looks of these guys;

    http://www.flyrodbuildingkits.com/Fly-Rod-Tubes/
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