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Forum: The Lodge Den Yesterday, 01:22 AM
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Posted By JoJer
Re: new one word

Club>>>>>>Sandwich
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By JoJer
Re: Did I make a mistake with my Medalist?

I had one the was apparently one of the last with screws rather than rivets. I replaced a spring in camp at a high mountain lake with the wire from a roostertail spinner using my Leatherman and a...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-28-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By JoJer
Re: Storing Crystal Flash

Mines a mess, too. I take the whole deal out of the bag and push -pin the zip tie to the edge of the shelf, off to one side. I end up with a pile under the shelf from the extra that comes out when I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By JoJer
Re: Not a fun day

Long before I retired, I was making lists of stuff to take to work, fish, errands. Make the list, "Laminate" it with clear packing tape and hang it on which ever bag the stuff goes in for that trip....
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-26-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By JoJer
Re: Need a stronger thread.

I bought a couple of spools of Kevlar when I started trying to flare deer hair. Turns out I needed more practice, not stronger thread. Plus, the Kevlar is very slippery.
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By JoJer
Re: First time ever on the river

Wow! Lots of back surgery patients on this site. If I get one more, they'll install a zipper to save time.
I learned to cast as an adult in the pre-internet days. I got my epiphany from Lefty...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,410
Posted By JoJer
Re: If You've Ever Thought About Using Your Bicycle...........

FRANKENBIKE!. My son's old Huffy. Had to have the higher handle bars because of the arthritis in my elbows: Every time I had to brake on a down hill. my elbows would fold and dump me over the bars....
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By JoJer
Re: Pleasant surprise at Basspro.

Sportsman's Warehouse does also. I make a point to remind Cabela's of it whenever I buy something there.
Home Depot does also, plus there are reserved vet parking spaces right out side the door....
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By JoJer
Re: Very bottom of my fly rod handle is crooked, anyone else seen this before?

Be glad you bought high end and got the warranty.
No parts available for my old St Croix Imperial:
http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk289/JoJer_photos/2015-03-24%20001_zpslhza0rqh.jpg...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-23-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20,782
Views: 339,950
Posted By JoJer
Re: new one word

Washington>>>>>>>>>>>Gridlock
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-23-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By JoJer
Re: Starters advice

You might want to buy a "how to" book rather than learning via You Tube. I started with Talleur's Basic Fly Tying by Dick Talleur. It's especially good if you are interested in old classic patterns....
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-23-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By JoJer
Re: Entry level vise and tools

I also read the Fly Fish Ohio vise shootout above and bought an Apex Anvil. I went through 3 or 4 low-buck vises (over 10 or 15 years) before I up graded.
My threaders are made from old guitar...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-23-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20,782
Views: 339,950
Posted By JoJer
Re: new one word

Current>>>>>>A/C
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-23-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By JoJer
Re: If you like a glass of wine be careful what you choose.

Rats, I don't drink wine . I'll have to get my toxins the old fashioned way: Through my imported drywall and flooring!
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 665
Posted By JoJer
Re: Carp ??

One of the big name angler tiers at the FF show here told a story about fishing for carp in the pond in front of the hotel they stayed in every year on the circuit. Every year, he got skunked till he...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By JoJer
Re: Non-intended fish on the fly.

I once cast small drys to a 5'x10' patch of nervous water midstream in deep slow water on the river here in town. I caught whitefish one after another for about 20 minutes and put the whole bunch...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-19-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By JoJer
Re: New Toys

I rode for a while. Couldn't talk my son out of it. Had to remind him-back when I was on the street, 90% of the population wasn't driving around with a phone in front of their face and their head up...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-19-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 354
Posted By JoJer
Re: Shave Clubs?

I shaved the first time on my first night in basic training. Used those disposables, then safety razors like the one above for years. To quote Bill Cosby..." All I wanted was a close shave, not a...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-19-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By JoJer
Re: Too good not to share.

Here's another: Napping on the back shelf in my folks '56 Chevy and the '64 Impala. Playing "egg" in the back seat on the traffic circles.
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-19-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20,782
Views: 339,950
Posted By JoJer
Re: new one word

Detroit>>>>>>>>>>>>Muscle
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-19-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,081
Posted By JoJer
Re: I love PETA

In re: mouse patterns;
www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4pOOMpFW_8
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-19-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20,782
Views: 339,950
Posted By JoJer
Re: new one word

Dens>>>>>>>>Lions
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-19-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By JoJer
Re: Cable TV.....Crossroads....

I've never had cable or dish. I bought an antenna for $60 and get the internet bundled with the land line. That may soon change. It's pricy and the service is lousy. We get Netflix in the mail...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By JoJer
Re: Classic TU Video The Way of A Trout

I had to refresh to get it to play past the otter.
Fun to watch tho.
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Pfd
Views: 354
Posted By JoJer
Re: Pfd

I can't really recall a wading/fishing situation that made me wish for flotation. But I have had many while duck hunting. It's often very cold, often have a lot of gear strapped on my back and wading...
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