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In search of a 7'6" to 8'6" 2wt or 3wt small water rod

Posted 05-13-2016 at 07:41 PM by bip

For the last few weeks, I have been searching, reading, talking, thinking, and casting rods. I have been searching for the one rod that I cannot leave on the shelf. It has been more difficult than picking out a new car. I want to get a premium rod. My wife has given me the green light to pick out a new fly rod for my 50th BD. ****, I am getting old. I have casted some Sage, Reddington, and Scott's. So far, the Radian has been the one rod that truly surprised me. It is a very nice rod. Any...
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Best way of setting up a Cutthroat furled leader

Posted 04-28-2016 at 03:19 PM by CutThroat Leaders

We often get questions about the various ways to attach our leaders to fly lines. The diagram below shows the 4 most common methods.

Feel free to email me directly if you have additional questions.

mike@cutthroatleader.com

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Someone Ask About The Roll Cast;

Posted 04-03-2016 at 06:14 PM by Ard

I jumped right in and started writing, wouldn't you know it, the original poster never came back to say any more. I shouldn't let that bother me and in reality it does not but I hate to write something that seems meaningful only to see it lost / buried in the inactive threads here.

Sooner or later someone else will ask the same question so I'll stash this here where I can find it

A good roll cast is executed in the same way that a good Spey cast is done but without...
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Each Winter Is Different Things Are Changing.

Posted 03-17-2016 at 06:21 PM by Ard
Updated 11-02-2016 at 09:14 PM by Ard

This post is just an attempt to share with those who read these entries as to what it is that I'm doing during winter. These past 3 winters have been warmer than even the 3 before them. Along with the warmer conditions there has been less snowfall with each progressing year. When you see pictures of the cabin try to remember that the snow you see piled around the sides is that which fell from the roof and so appears to be deep. Actually there is about 2.5 feet of compacted frozen snow on the ground...
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Pt. 2 - Each Winter Is Different Things Are Changing.

Posted 03-17-2016 at 06:18 PM by Ard
Updated 11-02-2016 at 09:22 PM by Ard

It's been three years now since I got serious about handling my own freight needs. In part this was driven by fuel expenses which drove the cost of having someone haul heavy loads for you up to 32 cents a pound. That's 320.00 per thousand pounds........... So I bought into a sled build, this is kinda like a kickstarter thing. I put up the seed money which bought the materials for 2 sleds. I got my sled for the seed money invested and the second sled sold for 2300.00 so I got the deal.
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