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  1. #11
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    Nov 2009
    White City (tad north of Medford) Oar-E-Gone

    Default Re: Ice in the guides

    Went to put out Mz Doggie Dog out side ..... she lasted less than 30 seconds. Fur face banging on the back door LET ME BACK IN THE HOUSE!
    When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost. - Billy Graham"

  2. #12
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    Oct 2007
    Wasilla / Skwentna, Alaska
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    Default Re: Ice in the guides

    After seeing the post on page one I looked up one of my own.

    Days like the one in the picture are why I say to chose a distance then fish it. When the temps hang right around zero all day Ice happens.

    That one is my own ice on the guide shot

    Anywhere can be the land of great expectations, broken dreams, or paradise found, it's all up to you.

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  4. #13
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    Mar 2008
    Pinedale, WY
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    That's the best advice on keeping ice out of the guides......pick a distance and fish it.
    That's a great photo, love that hat, you're definitely styling!

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    Winter Steelhead, notice my large freshly cleaned guides. One of my digital art photos.

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  8. #15
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    Sep 2010
    Western Montana

    Default Re: Ice in the guides

    Just be careful when flicking ice out of the tip top. I'm not sure if the cold makes graphite a little brittle or I was just being too aggressive but I snapped a tip once; I reached out and grabbed the tip top with the rod bent a little bit and flicked or pinched with my thumb and SNAP! Lost on inch of my rod.

  9. #16
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    Jun 2014
    Akron, Ohio

    Default Re: Ice in the guides

    Ice in the guides means winter steelhead fishing! The colder and nastier the weather, the fewer people on the water :-)

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