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Someone Ask About The Roll Cast;

Posted 04-03-2016 at 07:14 PM by Hardyreels

I jumped right in and started writing, wouldn't you know it, the original poster never came back to say any more. I shouldn't let that bother me and in reality it does not but I hate to write something that seems meaningful only to see it lost / buried in the inactive threads here.

Sooner or later someone else will ask the same question so I'll stash this here where I can find it

A good roll cast is executed in the same way that a good Spey cast is done but without...
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Each Winter Is Different Things Are Changing.

Posted 03-17-2016 at 07:21 PM by Hardyreels
Updated 11-02-2016 at 10:14 PM by Hardyreels

This post is just an attempt to share with those who read these entries as to what it is that I'm doing during winter. These past 3 winters have been warmer than even the 3 before them. Along with the warmer conditions there has been less snowfall with each progressing year. When you see pictures of the cabin try to remember that the snow you see piled around the sides is that which fell from the roof and so appears to be deep. Actually there is about 2.5 feet of compacted frozen snow on the ground...
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Pt. 2 - Each Winter Is Different Things Are Changing.

Posted 03-17-2016 at 07:18 PM by Hardyreels
Updated 11-02-2016 at 10:22 PM by Hardyreels

It's been three years now since I got serious about handling my own freight needs. In part this was driven by fuel expenses which drove the cost of having someone haul heavy loads for you up to 32 cents a pound. That's 320.00 per thousand pounds........... So I bought into a sled build, this is kinda like a kickstarter thing. I put up the seed money which bought the materials for 2 sleds. I got my sled for the seed money invested and the second sled sold for 2300.00 so I got the deal.
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Finally Got Something Done ..........

Posted 02-16-2016 at 07:17 PM by Hardyreels
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I do wish that I had some pictures of the cabin when it was a log shell. No windows, no insulation, just a stack of spruce logs surrounded by trees and Devils Club that you could hardly see from out on the lake.

I don't but just over the past 4 weeks I finally did something about a pile of 4 X 8 sheets of sanded plywood that I've been avoiding for about 3 years now. I just got tired of walking around them piled in front of the west windows I guess. So...... I ran some wiring and...
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Saw A Thread Asking About Tying Leaders;

Posted 01-03-2016 at 03:25 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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