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Old 09-22-2009, 05:34 PM
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my neighbor gave this to me today. its called garcia tips and tricks of fly fishing by lefty kreh. it says it was published in 1968!! it has a price tag of a whopping 80 cents!! its in very good condition! heres some pix of it!

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Hey that's a cool find and a great neighbor! Enjoy!
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ya I have no idea where he got it. I will ask him next time I see him. he just knew I like to fly fish and stuff so he sent it over.
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Did you notice there's also "Tips and Tricks of Spinning" by Lefty Kreh? That's neat!
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Old 09-23-2009, 12:53 AM
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ya! I seen that too. I searched it online but nothing shows up. even has some hunting books in the series. pretty cool. my budddy offered me 10 bux and some flies for it but i think better hold onto it instead!
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Hi McFly,

I think I will send that first picture to Lefty. I bet he would get a kick out of it. Especially the 80 cents price.

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Frank,

You notice in the pics that he's using a reel with a knob and not that 5 pounder with the big spring inside?

I bet he had to fight the editors over that.

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Thanks a lot for sharingI owned a Mitchell 710 which was offered to me ,it was a dreadful reel,I nearly never used itI sold it to a belgium collector on e bay last year
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