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    Yesterday, 07:29 PM
    falcon53 replied to a thread Gel spun/braid in Fly Lines
    I too have moved on to braid backing. I have several reels loaded with colored backing from different fly shops and have not experienced staining....
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    10-16-2018, 02:26 PM
    I got a hardcopy Rio catalog from a Rio rep at the Edison show. It makes looking at the different lines easier. However in the catalog there is no...
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    10-16-2018, 09:26 AM
    falcon53 replied to a thread Gel spun/braid in Fly Lines
    I have not experienced staining with other Dacron lines other than 30 lb Micron (Yellow). There may be other brands and colors that may bleed....
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    10-15-2018, 09:20 PM
    falcon53 replied to a thread Orange & Black Midge in Flies
    There is a dry fly midge called a Orange Asher. Its tied like a Griffiths but with a orange body and palmered hackle. A friend ties a bead head midge...
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    10-15-2018, 02:17 PM
    falcon53 replied to a thread Gel spun/braid in Fly Lines
    If using Dacron be aware that 30 lb Cortland Micron in yellow stained the rear 30 feet of my fly line (Where it came in contact with the backing on...
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    10-13-2018, 07:34 PM
    Before buying a 10ft rod be conscious of the swing weight if that's a issue for you. Going from 9ft to 10ft is really noticeable in a casting rod....
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    10-10-2018, 06:11 PM
    falcon53 replied to a thread New Abel TR in Fly Reels
    You can accomplish the same thing by spooling more backing on a mid arbor. To have a large arbor that does not hold at least a reasonable amount of...
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    10-03-2018, 07:54 PM
    falcon53 replied to a thread October Caddis in Flies
    There were large caddis emerging on the Upper Delaware last October. I used a breadcrust fly and fooled a couple. A partridge and orange might have...
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    10-03-2018, 08:17 AM
    A angler I know broke his Hardy Zenith (I don't know which section) and Hardy repaired his rod ... no charge.
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    09-25-2018, 11:16 AM
    I need to add a integrated sinking line for my upcoming trips for Stripers and Bluefish (for fishing a rip or fast tide if necessary). I have a 10wt...
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    09-23-2018, 06:27 PM
    I bought a display fly from Jack. he is my favorite fly tyer. Dick Talleur said that jack was a natural at fly tying and everybody else had to work...
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    09-21-2018, 07:42 PM
    falcon53 replied to a thread 7 foot or 8 foot in Fly Rods
    I have a Chico Era Powell 8ft 3/4 wt. I forget the model off hand but I have it noted somewhere. It is a very parabolic taper with a soft tip making...
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    09-18-2018, 07:02 PM
    falcon53 replied to a thread SA Frequency Boost? in Fly Lines
    I got a complementary frequency boost at the Edison fly show after I renewed a magazine subscription. The 5wt line is a 1/2 size heavy at 150 gr and...
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