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Old 09-01-2011, 11:43 PM
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Hello, all! I'm new and don't know much about fly fishing. But, I'm here to learn all I can. I hope to learn enough to contribute information, someday.
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Old 09-02-2011, 12:11 AM
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Welcome to the board,

Seems like you are in a perfect place to learn fly fishing. There is a fly shop called the Leland Fly shop which I believe is associated with the Golden Gate Angling and Casting club. I am planning to go there to learn more about casting soon.

I also look forward to your contributions to this board. Your fishing stories in your neck of woods help us learn more about fly fishing.

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Old 09-02-2011, 12:17 AM
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I just dumped a in your Sf bay thread, but I'm sure you'll enjoy this forum. There is a whole lot of useful knowledge and experience wrapped up in here, coming from a lot of great people! As far as contributing... I still haven't contributed and I've made several hundred posts so I'm setting a pretty low bar here

Also, I second what TX is saying about Leland, they seem to be quite the institution, and you can't argue with the club being one heck of a resource. I believe another member on here said their dues are somewhere in the 30-40 dollar/yr ballpark?
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Old 09-02-2011, 04:23 AM
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Welcome from an american living in northwest england to an american angler living in a lovely area.
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Old 09-02-2011, 05:15 AM
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Just remember we were all new at one time, you will be fine. Welcome aboard!
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Old 09-02-2011, 09:15 AM
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Thank you, all, for the warm welcome. Today is the day I try to cast my first fly.
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Old 09-02-2011, 09:26 AM
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Thank you, all, for the warm welcome. Today is the day I try to cast my first fly.
Before you cast that first fly, pinch the barb down and put on some safety glasses and a hat.

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Before you cast that first fly, pinch the barb down and put on some safety glasses and a hat.

Welcome to the forum.

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LOL! I'll definitely be careful with the flying hooks.
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Welcome to the forum! Great people here, you will learn a lot and we can learn from you as well!
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