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  1. Scientific Anglers Amplitude MPX Fly Line

    My first post,
    I am planing on using this line on my new sage one 6w streamer rod. I am told this is the latest and greatest line.
    I also hear itís noisy and can get hot when stripped fast. Can anyone comment on this line?
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  2. The Industry Ethics Opinion Thread, the long reply version;

    I often copy lengthy post replies and put them here in an edited version so they don't become lost in forgotten threads. If you didn't run across this one on the forum here it is with additional content to be found below the salmon picture. A guy ask a question and things just went long from there.......

    Quote Originally Posted by rando View Post
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't salmon and steelhead fishing, fishing for spawning fish?
    Isn't spawn the only reason those fish enter river systems?
    If it is so,
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  3. You Just Might Be An Elitist If....................... ...

    That poll I put on the forum about using Scents on flies brought the 'E' word out in a few responses so I took a little time and wrote this. I think we've all heard Jeff Foxworthy's 'You Might Be A Redneck If' routine and that's the play with this posts title. It's an attempt to explain myself a little more to newer and old members alike.

    So, You might be an elitist if..........

    If you started out fly fishing the hard way. What's the hard way in my own experience? ...

    Updated 04-12-2018 at 03:10 AM by Ard

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  4. Just One Voice Alone In The Wilderness..........

    I have worked to establish a good relationship between myself and the regional staff of the department of fish & game here. Today I found an e-mail in my box telling me that the agency was going to "look at" establishing a protective status for rainbow / steelhead trout in my home river. The trout in this river are one of the only populations in south central Alaska that do not enjoy some level of protection from harvest and that may change.

    You may or may not know that ...
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  5. Open Letter from Lefty

    Quote Originally Posted by Rip Tide View Post


    To my friends,

    I was 92 in January and had a carotid artery operation. During testing the hospital determined my heart was only pumping 35% and must limit my physical activities followed by a rest. The industry was extremely helpful and last season was able to attend the shows, clinics, etc.

    Several weeks ago, I realized I was developing another problem, which is normal for someone nearly
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