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    Yesterday, 01:57 PM
    Welcome aboard as others have said. Don't neglect what is close by in your travels. It's refreshing to see someone your age fly fishing. ...
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    Yesterday, 01:46 PM
    pnc replied to a thread Name that reel.... in Fly Reels
    Yes Union Hardware , Torrington. I to refer to such as a skeleton reel. The name, a guess, is Sunny Brook. Stamped on backside above Union ...
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    Yesterday, 12:27 PM
    pnc replied to a thread Name that reel.... in Fly Reels
    Will add text soon. Flytie, thanks could not make out knob as such in pic. Believe this reel was made in CN. also. Did picture in another...
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    Yesterday, 11:25 AM
    pnc replied to a thread Name that reel.... in Fly Reels
    Have to ask....... How does spool release from frame ? Lol ... original O ring maybe. Try to get pic posted shortly.... have to run. ....... pc
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    02-22-2018, 07:41 PM
    pnc replied to a thread running line in Fly Lines
    Beg to differ.... but running lines do not affect accuracy. They simply follow what is pulling. If what is pulling (head section) is to heavy for...
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    02-22-2018, 06:58 PM
    From responses seen boxes have been trout oriented. When I lived in PA. Carried one box throughout year. Half dozen dries in 2 or 3 sizes one...
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    02-22-2018, 05:27 PM
    pnc replied to a thread running line in Fly Lines
    Quick answer is , yes. Responses touched on shooting lines. And types of running lines. Do you intend to do such ? ......... pc
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    02-22-2018, 04:47 PM
    pnc replied to a thread Anybody else ? in General Discussion
    See mention of reviewing product triggering e mails. Do not remember any such thing. Will check and see if friend doing ordering did...
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    02-21-2018, 04:51 PM
    pnc started a thread Anybody else ? in General Discussion
    Had friend go online to order some things from Amazon. Now I'm told people are sending e mails asking questions. Answered last question about...
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    02-21-2018, 03:56 PM
    pnc replied to a thread RIO Smallmouth vs SA MPX in Fly Lines
    Interesting about Rio being warm water line. Would have thought opposite of line for small mouth. ........ pc Another thought & question. ...
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    02-21-2018, 02:57 PM
    I've not heard of town or park. But fly shop sounds familiar. Where abouts is town located ? Lake fishing in Florida can be tricky. Fish are...
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    02-21-2018, 10:30 AM
    pnc replied to a thread RIO Smallmouth vs SA MPX in Fly Lines
    If there is a chance of trying each first. Go that route. If lines are similar, op may get personal opinions on one or the other. Hopefully...
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    02-19-2018, 06:47 PM
    Couple of loose wraps first then tightening by lifting on thread not pulling down. Holding material at same time tightening ........ pc
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    02-19-2018, 06:39 PM
    If carrying all is not a problem. If will give widest selection for unknown waters. Just don't put wet flies in box. ........ pc
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    02-19-2018, 02:06 PM
    Thought I saw mention of an 8w Axiom II . PLEASE do tell ! Impressions on rod, thoughts on action. Been thinking about just such. Another...
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    02-19-2018, 01:17 AM
    Couple of things permit people will understand. On Saturday the 10th. Sam Huff was in Chrystal river at FFI expo. When permit was mentioned. ...
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    02-18-2018, 11:59 PM
    Not familiar with rods mentioned. You might get better response posting under rod forum. Have a couple of Scotts. They are a good rod. Try rods...
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    02-18-2018, 11:43 PM
    As with most anything the only way to know if this will work where you might fish is to try it. Try othet things suggested also & see which works...
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    02-18-2018, 11:30 PM
    pnc replied to a thread Pay It Forward 2.0 in General Discussion
    Not sure how its done. But if benefits are seen in such a thread. Making it a "sticky" would be a good idea. Before its burried & forgotten. Just...
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    02-18-2018, 10:48 PM
    I totally agree with you. Probably why I have more than 30 rods. And why I still practice every chance I get. When rods start collapsing under...
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    02-18-2018, 10:07 PM
    I would go with the RPLxi rather than new mid range from Sage. If this were my only choice. TFO, TiCrx's are a tough rod. Maybe best in lifting...
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    02-18-2018, 08:42 PM
    If you don't believe me , ask your uncle ! Never said all rods are the same. Just which rod used does not matter to a competent caster. ...
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    02-18-2018, 08:26 PM
    pnc replied to a thread 406 fly lines? in Fly Lines
    Never heard of this line. Link provided not working for me. Can someone provide know info on this (without link) ? Might that be, Teds son, doing...
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    02-18-2018, 08:15 PM
    Rods do not dictate what size flies are used. There is a limit to every rod. It's based on casting abilities. Which rod works best for any...
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    02-18-2018, 12:00 PM
    I think what all have said. Is to make flies as durable as necessary. Post by Rip, reminded me of using K/glue to attach popper heads. If you...
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    02-17-2018, 09:57 PM
    I know just the river. Errrr ok, canal. :croc: ...... pc
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    02-17-2018, 09:39 PM
    Both will work. Both have issues you may eventually deal with. Krazy glue is water soluble unless otherwise stated. Hard as nails could be used...
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    02-17-2018, 05:31 PM
    Calipers or micrometers will work. But not good on water. I cut back tapered leaders to 8 maybe 7 1/2'. Loop end then attach attach tippet via...
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    02-17-2018, 05:08 PM
    Just in, club outing today. 30lb is not real big....mmmm 500 to start. Don't want to shred. 500 grit would probably do adequate job. Finer 1k...
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    02-16-2018, 11:39 PM
    pnc replied to a thread Some practice in Fly Rod Building
    I like the light blue box. Sets things off. One suggestion........ try wrapping more than one thread at a time when possible. Work will come...
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Look after mom , who is 96. Fish when I can. Throw line at.hula-hoop when.I.don't have.time to.fish. 2 ex's, 2 kids, 1 grandchild....... Without going into biography , that about covers.it.
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