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    04-05-2018, 11:20 AM
    pnc replied to a thread 2018 8-weight Reel Shootout! in Fly Reels
    Deleted post, no need to get into an argument over a reel shootout!
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    04-05-2018, 01:08 AM
    pnc replied to a thread 2018 8-weight Reel Shootout! in Fly Reels
    No, would be the quick answer. I have cast practically ever rod on the market and used every reel worth using. Three friends own fly shops in...
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    04-04-2018, 11:06 PM
    pnc replied to a thread Beginner casting question in The Fly Cast
    SFF meetings start at 7pm , some last till 9 pm. But not usually. Depends on agenda, speakers, other things. MCI's , CCI's are master &...
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    04-04-2018, 03:26 PM
    pnc replied to a thread 2018 8-weight Reel Shootout! in Fly Reels
    Only getting error with phone. Care to sum it up ? Maybe along with tests used to determine "what's the best". And what time range reels tested...
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    04-04-2018, 11:19 AM
    pnc replied to a thread Oil leak in Great Lakes Region
    Didn't look at artical. Find such depressing. Let me guess, by accident ? Had an accident on Tampa bay last year. Only it was millions of...
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    04-04-2018, 11:04 AM
    pnc replied to a thread Beginner casting question in The Fly Cast
    D'oi...... just hit me. Saw Sarasota. Should you have the time or inclination. The SFF, Suncoast Fly Fishers will be meeting in two weeks. At...
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    04-04-2018, 10:28 AM
    pnc replied to a thread Beginner casting question in The Fly Cast
    Shooting line is how this is refered to. Using a weight forward line will be easiest to begin with. For the most part I never strip line all the...
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    04-04-2018, 10:11 AM
    Harder in saltwater to loose fish ? Maybe, but strip setting is often the last thing wanted. Tight lines hook most saltwater fish because of their...
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    04-03-2018, 07:25 PM
    Corn fed , nail it. Hook sets land fish. So called scientific studies are dismissed by me almost immediately. Or shortly after seeing practicaly...
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    04-03-2018, 06:18 PM
    pnc replied to a thread cork grips in Fly Rod Building
    I use a urethane sealer from the Mud Hole, on new builds. Does make clean-up easier. ....... pc
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    04-02-2018, 10:54 PM
    Now that Easter has past wear anything. I've experimented with this over time. Not realizing it at the time. Seeing posts pro & con. Makes me...
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    04-02-2018, 02:36 AM
    Now you funny to..:biggrin::focus: I use two different colors for backing. So I know if & when 150 yds is out. Gel-spun today is smooth and...
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    04-01-2018, 10:49 PM
    I teach tying on Saturdays. Patterns are something that someone wants to learn. But focus is on technique needed. At the time and for future use...
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    04-01-2018, 09:25 PM
    pnc replied to a thread No Foolin' in General Discussion
    Hope all had a good day and a safe one ! Busy all day here. Quiet is nice right now. ........ pc
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    04-01-2018, 08:34 PM
    I can not agree with rod being problem. 3/4's are becoming popular for freshwater here in Florida. Glass rods for the flex. Rods on a whole are...
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    04-01-2018, 09:20 AM
    When I first started fly fishing (was in salt). I used a 50lb butt section. Pretty much preached as it should be at the time. Since and over time...
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    04-01-2018, 07:51 AM
    Do not go over 40 lb for butt section or it will be bigger than lines end on a 7w. 4' of 40lb, then 2' of 30lb, and 2' of 20lb. Gives me 8' with...
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    03-31-2018, 10:08 AM
    Suggestion........ use loops to connect tippet to leader. Tippets can be pre-tied with bite or shock tippet or without. Carrying them becomes habit...
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    03-30-2018, 11:30 PM
    Just caught thread. Sounds like you got it done. Clear paint of any sort would work. Nice keepsake you'll have. ......... pc
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    03-30-2018, 10:25 AM
    Something to consider........ the rods being considered are probably a different action than the rod learned on. TFO, also has the Pro series of...
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    03-29-2018, 09:25 PM
    pnc replied to a thread Reel Seat Hardware in Fly Rod Building
    The Mud Hole definitely has reel seat skeletons. Most seats that offer different inserts. Can usually be had as skeletons. I deal with the Mud...
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    03-29-2018, 08:58 PM
    pnc replied to a thread Hmmmmm in Fly Lines
    Yes, it was a 15w fly line. Some lines of late, as mentioned. Have or advertise having greater core strenght. Of late, before this with older...
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    03-29-2018, 11:23 AM
    pnc replied to a thread Hmmmmm in Fly Lines
    Before last nights coincidence.... S & S useing a knot over factory splice. I don't understand the cleaner part. If your speaking of bulk vs a...
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    03-29-2018, 09:49 AM
    Yeeeee......... 50 turns would make for a long knot. 20 is the most I count. Started with 100 & 200 lb test mono offshore. Now down to 10lb. 20...
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    03-29-2018, 08:54 AM
    I fish in saltwater. Other than putting a hole in fishes mouth. They are all released as soon & quickly as possible. .......pc
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    03-29-2018, 08:39 AM
    pnc replied to a thread Large Arbor Reel Search in Fly Reels
    About the Redingtons....... Please impressions on line pick-up. I've heard varying things about spool shape. ......... pc
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    03-28-2018, 06:43 PM
    pnc started a thread Hmmmmm in Fly Lines
    Backing to line thread made me think of story and pics I saw this past weekend. Here's the scenario. ........ fly doesn't matter. 4/0 hook on 60...
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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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