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Saw A Thread Asking About Tying Leaders;

Posted 01-03-2016 at 02:25 PM by Hardyreels

Often I see a thread asking a question and as I read replies I find that what I may want to say will be pointless. The answers come complete with internet links that will solve the needs almost instantly while my reply will simply get buried and forgotten. That's when I stop writing and move whatever I was about to post here to this blog area. It may not be read by the majority of users here but I have the peace of mind knowing I can always find these old memories. Who knows, to some these things...
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Netting Fish

Posted 01-01-2016 at 03:42 PM by Hardyreels

In concept the use of a net to capture a fish already hooked by a fly is supposed to make the final stage of catching that fish easier. In my many years of fly fishing and I can now get away with saying many at this point so I have.

While the concept is good and can work very well to your advantage there are some things to know that will make the use of a net a better experience for both fisherman and fish. I have recently had a discussion with another guide and a very experienced...
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Old Rods

Posted 11-30-2015 at 12:53 PM by old coot

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I see most post's lately be on Rods me I have had many and still do..I started with a split cane and shortly after ended up with a Fiberglass.
Nowadays I lean toward my Graphite but still use my first Fiberglass an old Eagle Claw man that rod will shoot line out I have found that the graphite rods I have will put just as much line out and maybe a bit more but still enjoy using both.

Back to the old split Cane Rod my grandpa used to make them...
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A Fly Fishing Princess

Posted 11-24-2015 at 01:35 PM by old coot

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I will give a few details on my self before starting so maybe it will help to understand my blog better I had started to fish at a young age and started tying shortly after for about 5to6decades I have done all methods of fishing but always and still do enjoy drowning flies for the best way so that is enough about me later I will say more

A fly Fishing Princess was Born

This little Lady had been my partner for 47 years and started fishing...
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Recommendations for Blanks

Posted 11-06-2015 at 09:13 PM by larryandrews200

i am interested in purchasing three bamboo rod blanks, a 2 or 2/3 weight, 6' 6", American made and mid price range ($300?). ANy recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

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