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    Yesterday, 09:40 PM
    knotjoe replied to a thread Cork Repair in Fly Rod Building
    Yeah, you have. I'm speaking of the ubiquitous "glue loafs" in every store's glue section which are sliced and then mash-mixed with your (gloved)...
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    Yesterday, 08:26 PM
    knotjoe replied to a thread Cork Repair in Fly Rod Building
    Simple way is with two-part epoxy wood filler. Helps to have a bit of wire frame in there as cork is a bit tricky to get strong adhesion. Here's...
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    Yesterday, 07:19 PM
    knotjoe replied to a thread Sjw in Fly Patterns
    Somebody's gonna name their fly Social Justice Warrior now. Actually could be a good name for the squirmy-wormy version of the San Juan, it's a very...
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    Yesterday, 07:12 PM
    You're mean. But since you already said it, I'll agree with you as it's exactly what I thought when I jealously reviewed the score.:D It does...
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    Yesterday, 06:51 PM
    knotjoe replied to a poll tie or (k)not in Forum Polls
    I am and have always been an always guy. Over the course of my life, my grand total of flies bought is still at less than a dozen. Never fished any...
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    12-15-2017, 09:59 PM
    We have those in Indiana as well, but I've never had the pleasure of seeing one (for obvious reasons, I suppose). Occasionally I get a carp, cat, or...
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    12-15-2017, 09:15 PM
    knotjoe added 1 photo(s) to album Test album/knotjoe
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    12-14-2017, 08:17 PM
    I read the article twice and I still think it's a really bad idea. Interesting argument on the carcass benefits, I'll give 'em that. Not so sure...
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    12-14-2017, 03:41 PM
    Okay...I hereby give the original article props, credit, and a big wet smooch on the behind. However, I like your version better because it...
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    12-14-2017, 03:13 PM
    Center axis concepts are interesting, but the end result is a reelrod as opposed to a rod & reel. Not a problem until one wishes to swap-out a...
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    12-10-2017, 01:09 PM
    knotjoe replied to a thread Global Warming in The Lodge Den
    Actually not. It accepts the scientific theory that we are technically in one and enjoying a relatively brief (10,000 year) intermission known as an...
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    12-10-2017, 06:34 AM
    knotjoe replied to a thread Global Warming in The Lodge Den
    So...do you believe the the nature cycles of warming, exacerbated by human activity, has the potential to stave-off the next ice age or glaciation...
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    12-10-2017, 05:12 AM
    In the chart above, UNI 8/0 is listed as polyester whereas UNI 6/0 is listed as nylon. Aren't they both polyester threads? I'm speaking of the...
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    12-09-2017, 05:56 PM
    I'd definitely have engaged the individual with detailed inquiry, those WTF moments have a tendency to haunt me forever. Sounds kinda like he was...
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    12-09-2017, 05:21 PM
    Despite the extraordinary advertising claims from Berkeley on some of their product lines, Keith Jones and the crew have some really interesting...
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    12-09-2017, 11:16 AM
    Your government might just be investing in all cultures as best it can with regard to fishing regulations. Careful on comparisons to the USA,...
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    12-09-2017, 08:54 AM
    Just like to thank you for this thread...I no longer feel stupid and alone after the incident so many years ago. Mine involved a Bissell, a cheap...
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    12-09-2017, 08:38 AM
    Yes, there are fly only waters. As far as killing fish, with the advancement of modern circle hooks the natural bait crowd is considerably better...
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    12-06-2017, 05:27 PM
    I donít think anyone missed anything about the testing, itís the results you found that may not sit well with some. When it comes to wormy elastic...
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    12-06-2017, 08:42 AM
    So very glad I didn't come to the craft as an aspiring troutsman to be taught by others of accomplished pursuit. No way could I have wrangled...
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    12-06-2017, 08:13 AM
    Yes, do that. Admittedly, I have spined many rods just to see where it's at and how it pertains to the slight curvature and bend of the unwrapped...
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    12-05-2017, 08:52 AM
    knotjoe commented on blog entry My father's fly rod in Stephen Mattox
    A fine treasure and one you're fortunate to have. I think it's cool that you went out and hit the water with it for some fun and memories, it's what...
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    12-05-2017, 08:07 AM
    knotjoe replied to a poll pinch or not in Forum Polls
    You're not wrong, I was speaking of modern mass manufacturing with wire. Bone circle (style) hooks we're, I believe, some of the earliest examples...
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    12-05-2017, 07:51 AM
    Love it.:clap: Also a good experiment to indulge in when the issue of big fish on light tackle comes up, at some point we have to actually...
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    12-03-2017, 12:47 PM
    knotjoe replied to a poll pinch or not in Forum Polls
    I believe it has to do with manufacturing equipment, the barb is created by/as a hold for bending and shaping. For a time, barbless were (perhaps...
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    12-03-2017, 12:27 PM
    Yes, I would imagine it does have such effects. However, my speculative inquiry not limited to or defined by product within the flyfishing industry,...
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    12-03-2017, 05:48 AM
    knotjoe replied to a poll pinch or not in Forum Polls
    Well, if you actually decide to do it tomorrow, please allow me to caution you a bit. Only do a few of each kind and see how they work across...
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