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    Today, 12:58 PM
    Cam, You wont find any articles that outline the anomaly and slight shift being seen in current preferences, other than my little mention of it here...
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    Yesterday, 09:59 PM
    I'm sure they will be top quality boots. However, I wish, wish, wish, I could have ever become friendly with a Danner product, but I have not been...
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    01-18-2019, 07:30 PM
    cooutlaw replied to a thread Moonshine rods in Fly Rods
    Quote ravenbc: You will not find a US rolled blank, and finished rod here for under $1000, and in my opinion the best commerically built rod G-Loomis...
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    01-18-2019, 04:42 PM
    cooutlaw replied to a thread 376-4 in Fly Rods
    Best advice, cast them personally- every rod you may be considering. Only YOU can determine what feels right to you and for your fishing situations....
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    01-18-2019, 12:15 AM
    Thanks Silver. Great insight and a nice tribute to Jim. Also, a great article with an all star cast of contributors. Thanks for sharing. Here is to...
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    01-17-2019, 11:19 PM
    Lewis, Thank you. But it was your encouragement and prompting that caused me to consider offering my notes to be passed on to a place where they...
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    01-17-2019, 01:21 AM
    This x 1000......Head West on 285 or I-70 for 45 minutes or an hour, pick a guide service - check their availability of private water(1st day) and...
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    01-17-2019, 01:03 AM
    I'm glad to see I'm not the lone ranger in this situation. I have noticed that every time I try to analyze my rod addiction, and accordingly attempt...
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    01-16-2019, 06:06 PM
    Here are a couple suggestions: Join this forum as a paid subscriber to obtain some great insights: Colorado Rivers Fishing Map Pull these...
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    01-16-2019, 01:50 AM
    As fly fishing aficionados we tend to "collect" a ton of gear, and often "too many" rods over the years, and many of us also suffer from being a bit...
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    01-12-2019, 09:10 PM
    Flav, You are spot on, and I actually think we were saying the same thing in different terminology. We all understand that "rainbows" of the west...
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    01-12-2019, 08:44 PM
    Moucheur, Interestingly enough....I happened to broach that very subject with him as well....with a strong push for the possible benefit of...
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    01-11-2019, 06:35 PM
    We can agree to disagree. But I think that you are shorting yourself of some potential understanding and maybe overlooking the fact that the fish...
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    01-11-2019, 04:29 PM
    As a quick update - I spoke at length in a meeting with Jim Murphy from Winston during his visit to the Denver Fly Fishing Show, and he requested...
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    01-09-2019, 09:21 PM
    Sorry Gents, respectfully, I'll stick with my initial response....I would have totally agreed with common Rainbow.. EXCEPT... for the white tipped...
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    01-09-2019, 03:21 PM
    cooutlaw replied to a thread Compare 3 wts in Fly Rods
    Light Line can quickly become an addiction....there are pretty active forums dedicated to it....once you become surgical at it, and begin to explore...
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    01-08-2019, 12:47 PM
    cooutlaw started a thread Compare 3 wts in Fly Rods
    As I've grown a bit older, I've developed an affinity for smaller water, high elevation creeks, and small watersheds and tributaries from tail...
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    01-08-2019, 11:52 AM
    For what it's worth, and you may have a specific usage in mind or desire a larger reel for whatever need or reason, but traditionally a creek #1 was...
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    01-08-2019, 11:07 AM
    cooutlaw replied to a thread Winston guys in General Discussion
    Tom did feel the 8' 3wt 3 pc was a "light" 4wt...with it being 8' (longer 3 wt of the day) it's design was safeguarded with a bit of extra stoutness...
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    01-08-2019, 12:17 AM
    I'd call that out as a cutbow, we have a lot of them in our neck of the woods, mostly found in high elevation mountain lakes and streams. It's a...
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    01-07-2019, 03:46 PM
    Congratulations are in definite order Trevor !! Enjoy the new chapter and journey!! Will you be "fishing with Larry" In February?
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    01-07-2019, 01:41 PM
    cooutlaw replied to a thread Winston guys in General Discussion
    Both Wolf line and Cortland 444 work extremely well on all IM6/WT series rods (no mystery similar ERA).....most true weight late model lines like SA...
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    01-07-2019, 12:25 PM
    Larry, I understand totally. It's a fight for me as well. I've always been more comfortable in small towns too. I worked very hard to finally get my...
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    01-07-2019, 01:42 AM
    Well....I hope my previous post didn't come off wrong....I was simply trying to be a voice of reason to needs as we age....I think about this almost...
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    01-07-2019, 12:32 AM
    I would agree with S&S, RPL release was for sure pre-1989. I can say without a doubt, that in the early spring of 1988, I purchased a Sage 590 RPL,...
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    01-06-2019, 09:51 PM
    It's tough to choose until you actually know your very specific needs and desires are met by the location. I love the idea of small towns, I've spent...
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    01-06-2019, 09:13 PM
    cooutlaw replied to a thread Winston guys in General Discussion
    You will find the 8' 3wt IM6/WT 3 pc, to be VERY similar to the 8'4wt 2pc TMF....a 3DT or WF will load the rod without issue, a 4DT or WF will load...
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    01-05-2019, 12:14 PM
    cooutlaw replied to a thread 2018 ross gunnison in Fly Reels
    Great info and insight S&S, and I agree with one exception....the Ross San Miguel. At the time of production, it was about as fine of a fly reel as...
    19 replies | 3292 view(s)
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