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How I Became A Fishing Guide;

Posted 11-27-2016 at 03:33 PM by Ard

The real story is probably not what you may have assumed.

I've never posted in general regarding this strange turn of events that led to my being a guide for visiting anglers. I'm going to try to lay this out so that it makes sense, I think you'll get it.

Right up front people need to know that I do not believe that I am somehow the genetically superior fisherman, nor am I over endowed with the Hunter Gatherer gene. I also fell way short when they were passing out ego's...
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Going To A Very Cold Place

Posted 11-25-2016 at 08:28 PM by Ard
Updated 12-04-2016 at 03:51 PM by Ard

Ever since the end of the first week of November I've been aching to get back out to fish for steelhead. There were however a multitude of things which stood between the desire and making it happen. Not the least of which was getting ready for a winter that could be bad or mild and I'll have to comment further on that come May........

There were the wood piles.

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Excellent entry level baitcaster Piscifun Saex Premier Low Profile Baitcasting Reels

Posted 11-17-2016 at 09:26 PM by Piscifunreels

By Mr.Mirage from adkforum
Product Tested: Piscifun Saex Premier Low Profile Baitcasting Reel 7.3:1

Price paid, where purchased: 57 dollars. Purchased on Piscifun Official Website
Could also find it on amazon.
Size/Weight: gear ratio 7.3:1

Similar products tried: Ardent

How long/where tested: Tested for over 2 months

Rating 1 to 5: 4.5

Summary:

Hmm, the SAEX Premier is quite worth the money....
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lead wire tip

Posted 11-14-2016 at 07:12 AM by flytire

in the process of a mini production run for some weighted minnows for a fly swap, i wanted to have all of the lead wire underbody lengths to be the same.

so i just wrap the wire directly from the spool onto the hook shank and trim the wire to the length i desired.

after trimming i just unwrapped the lead wire from the hook shank, straightened out the wire and made 2 marks on my tying table. then i cut all the wires to the same length.

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The Most Famous Angler in Chinese History, Jiang Tai Gong

Posted 11-10-2016 at 09:31 PM by Piscifunreels

An angler could influence a nation, even for about 3,000 years. Do you believe it?

When talking about fishing in China, Jiang Tai Gong (also known as Jiang Ziya) is very likely to be the first name that would come to people’s mind. There are always fish willing to be caught by angler Jiang Taigong. Many people know this idiom. To no small extent, he may be rated as the most famous angler in Chinese history.
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