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    Today, 02:45 PM
    I see no reason why not, it will be a little heavier than the new generation reels but they are solid stuff. I assume you are talking about an older...
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    Today, 12:53 PM
    I'm not saying that the self inflating types are best but they tend to be less restrictive and people will wear them. They can be a pain taking them...
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    Today, 12:06 PM
    Ard replied to a thread Pedal Power in Kayak/SUP Discussion
    Wind speeds up to 14mph and raining pretty good right now guys, I'm staying home today I think.
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    Today, 11:39 AM
    Ard replied to a thread Pedal Power in Kayak/SUP Discussion
    I've yet to take one out in the salt but sooner or later I may. I met a guy years ago who had taken one from Whittier to Seward along the coast. He...
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    Today, 11:35 AM
    Good to see the place, wow! You'd probably enjoy fishing with me because I have been a member of the she-it happens club myself for over 50 years....
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    Today, 10:12 AM
    Ard replied to a thread Pedal Power in Kayak/SUP Discussion
    Getting it here right now Larry, that's why I'm still here at home. I'm thinking that with the rain over the past 3 days I'll be able to take the big...
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    Yesterday, 10:43 PM
    Ard replied to a thread Western Oregon in Travel Tips Section
    The only guy I know down there is Nate Bailey; Nate Bailey - Fly fishing Guide, Casting instructor | Fly dreamers directory I hired his service...
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    Yesterday, 07:51 PM
    Ard replied to a thread Fall fishing in General Discussion
    My favorite season because I am often alone on my rivers here. Any fishing report posts will show up on my blog here attached to my profile. I used...
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    Yesterday, 04:19 PM
    I don't do much drift fishing any more but 2 things I remember are you need to be fast and accurate unless you are floating some slow water. Second...
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    09-22-2018, 04:26 PM
    Nice Rick, You should open a blog on your profile and save this. Easy to do, open the post in edit form then block and copy everything. Then go to...
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    09-22-2018, 04:20 PM
    Software and platforms can crash, depending on the level of expertise the owners have and the type of software they use it could be a while until...
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    09-22-2018, 03:38 PM
    Hey Bob, I've suggested them before and I'll do it again.............. Maybe you have one maybe not but for a few bucks they make life...
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    09-22-2018, 12:17 PM
    Ard replied to a thread Day trips in General Discussion
    Hi Dillon, I do many on the rivers closest to home but anything 3 hours or more away I only do extended stays. I'm fortunate that there is a river...
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    09-22-2018, 12:03 PM
    Hi, The business of spooling the line and then the backing to check capacity has always sounded like an urban legend to me. Anyone who has ever...
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    09-19-2018, 09:26 PM
    Ard replied to a thread Pedal Power in Kayak/SUP Discussion
    Looks interesting but the close up photos make it hard to understand what I'm seeing. Maybe when you test things out you could get some photos of the...
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    09-18-2018, 11:21 PM
    Hi Scotty, I was going to message you this morning when I read your post but didn't take time, I left for the river. Let this be a lesson;...
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    09-18-2018, 11:42 AM
    We would need to fish together in order for me to clearly show you how I accomplish what I consider effective presentation of a wet fly. Whatever...
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    09-18-2018, 12:25 AM
    Ard replied to a thread Getting close!!! in General Discussion
    Have fun Bob and be careful, whatever you do don't hurry the day once you get started. Ard
    7 replies | 266 view(s)
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    09-18-2018, 12:22 AM
    Yellow Shlapplen Tiemco Hooks > 10.99, ouch A four compartment plastic box that will hold some tube flies and a few hooks in my jacket pocket. ...
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    09-17-2018, 06:41 PM
    Very nice PT, I like to see some variety here and this is different from your norm. I've made a trio of Dee Monkey flies on tubes with bullet...
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    09-16-2018, 11:10 PM
    I'm sure it will, you just gotta keep fishing with it until you get the first one and then it gets easy. There was just something about those...
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    09-16-2018, 09:58 PM
    Nice tying there ft, For that Salmon River you might consider making a couple of those Dee Monkey tubes, I've been hanging a bunch of salmon on...
    4 replies | 113 view(s)
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    09-16-2018, 05:55 PM
    Ard replied to a thread Replacement for my Sage LL in Fly Rods
    Hey, I just stopped to see what's new and found your post. New line may or may not be needed, I still use a line bought in Pennsylvania in the...
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    09-16-2018, 01:39 PM
    Ard replied to a thread Trophy browns in Spain in Other
    Hi Hollisd, I'm late here but wanted to say what a beautiful picture you posted and welcome to the forum :) Ard
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    09-16-2018, 12:33 PM
    Ard replied to a thread Replacement for my Sage LL in Fly Rods
    Hi Everyone, I'm going to play curmudgeon just a little here. If I read correctly we're talking about a Sage LL mated with a Ross Colorado that...
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    09-16-2018, 12:42 AM
    Hi Plugs, You sure have livened things up on this thread, thanks for all your patterns. The Henryville Special; I grew up in Northcentral PA. and...
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  • Ard's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 03:42 PM
    That's the way of things here Dewayne, I catch some chatter through my means and have to go check it out. You were just here for that one :)
    21 replies | 667 view(s)
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I was born and raised in Northeast OH, moved to Southwest Missouri to go to college, moved back home to OH 5 years later. I have a degree with a double major in Biblical Studies, and Ministry, with a minor in Philosophy. I have continued studies in Philosophy taking graduate courses at Kent State University.

I began fly fishing for trout while in Missouri, and have continued like an addict ever since. My home waters, though they are 2-3 hours away are the streams of Northwestern PA, and the Ausable River in MI.
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