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Forum: Southeast U.S. 08-30-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By fatdaddy
Re: St. Augustine Beginner


I too am from St. Augustine! Went to RB Hunt :eek: ! Great to hear you have a flyrod, too bad there is little in the way of educational info for you locally. I too got a rod combo and...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-30-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By fatdaddy
Traveller's Trip Report - Coeur D'Alene

Just for the other business 'dudes' who travel a lot. Had a conference in Coeur D'Alene and stayed at the Holiday Inn Express by the Wal-Mart. In 30 mins I was standing over a nice pool looking at...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,171
Posted By fatdaddy
Re: Furled Leader Tips?

If you are using a furled leader, you should check out the strength of your final connection to the tippet. Rings are easy to use but also force the loop of your tippet into a hitch, which is weak. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By fatdaddy
Re: Caught My First

HA! A BASS! Welcome and good to see someone starting with the right species... ;)
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By fatdaddy
Re: hook sets with hopper/dropper rigs

I have had similar experiences where the fish looks like it is striking but is actually turning away at the last second. This mostly happens to me in fast or stained water. I think that my top...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,568
Posted By fatdaddy
Re: Buying on the Internet

Yeah, it is very easy to make a 'legit' website. A couple hundred bucks can get you looking nice. That is why I like to get it in person, also you can find better 'bargin bin' deals in the store...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,576
Posted By fatdaddy
Re: The greatest invention

Michael, I follow the "It's better to ask for forgiveness then to ask for permission." school of thought. But yes, those of us with an awesome spouse should be grateful.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,996
Posted By fatdaddy
Re: Help! Snapping leader lines and losing flies

I like the Orvis knot, it has great strength and you can tie it super quick. Only bad thing is that it'll kink the fly to the left or right when you tighten it.
Forum: Fly Rods 08-02-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,268
Posted By fatdaddy
Re: Need Intermediate Rod/Reel Combo

Please check outWW Grigg ( I won one during the Take A Warrior Fishing event hosted byEvergreen Bass Club ( here in WA. They are...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 08-02-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,832
Posted By fatdaddy
Re: Virginia: Developer Sues Wade Anglers

Wow...I understand getting upset if Bubba and his pard'ners go sloshing through dropping beer cans along the way. But fly fishing is a beautiful art, I think it adds to the scenery. Plenty of times...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 07-17-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By fatdaddy
Where to now?

Hey all,

I've just moved to the Tacoma area from Alabama this spring. Thing is with all the fishing regulations in the region I have no clue where to start looking for trout streams. I would...
Forum: Southeast U.S. 06-28-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By fatdaddy
Re: St. Augustine

Intercoastal by the lighthouse/RB Hunt is nice.
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 06-28-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By fatdaddy
Re: Puget Sound Fly Co burglary

I've always supported local shops, and will be on the lookout...might even start looking...:cool:

Love the 12 flies for $5 deal...great fly shop.
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