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Forum: The Fly Cast 02-14-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By pikehunter948
Re: World record distance WF 5wt?

In my younger days, I used to be able to cast a 5wt about 90 ft without too much trouble. Mind you this was an A&F shorty rod made by Philipson (1968).

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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-14-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By pikehunter948
Re: Prepare yourselves....

Ah heck there goes the neighborhood!

Love to catch gar in So. Fla on bunny strips - and watch 'em go nutz
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-14-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,336
Posted By pikehunter948
Re: Where is smallie heaven and when should I be there?

North end of Rainy Lake is a series of landlocked lakes some not more than a 100 acres and others ten sq miles or more - full of smallies and surprisingly largemouths. They both run about the same...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 02-14-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,448
Posted By pikehunter948
Re: Copper River (the rest of the yr)

Thanks for the pics, reminiscing of finer days gone by - brings a tear to my eye!
I left after we finished building the pipeline road. 2nd biggest mistake of my life.
Forum: Equipment for Alaska 02-14-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,228
Posted By pikehunter948
Re: Do I Need A Special Rod For Alaska?

That's bit light for everything except the grayling. I use heavier rods primarily, b/c you never know what you'll hook.

4-5 wt is fine for grayling and dolly varden
6-7 wt for bows and char
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