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    Today, 05:21 PM
    Ard replied to a thread Name that reel.... in Fly Reels
    I'm waiting for an update on the green reel. I agree that there is nothing outstanding about this reel that would lead me to even guess at the make....
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    Today, 11:10 AM
    I almost always use the biggest tippet that will fit through the eye of the hook. Then mud so they can't see it. I have many times used 2x mudded to...
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    Yesterday, 05:47 PM
    Bigfly replied to a thread North of Lake Tahoe,CA in Western U.S.
    The big and little T are open year-round....and there will be ice likely on the lakes up here.... Jim
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    02-23-2018, 05:57 PM
    Ard replied to a thread Salmon Flies in Share Patterns
    I've never seen anything quite like that. May I suggest that you copy the thread and then paste it into the 'Share Patterns' sub forum in the Fly...
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    02-23-2018, 12:48 PM
    That is a fine rod, if ever you run across the Swift models they too are most excellent rods. I still use Hardy rods made in 1918 - 84 because of...
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    02-23-2018, 11:46 AM
    Bigfly replied to a thread North of Lake Tahoe,CA in Western U.S.
    Thanks for the nod guys..... Didn't see the post.... Jujim, you didn't say where you were staying... The T is a fun but tuff fishery.....we like...
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    02-22-2018, 06:48 PM
    Hi Richard, I'm here until Saturday then start running freight for a week. When I'm all done transporting materials and fuel then I'll be staying...
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    02-22-2018, 04:14 PM
    Hi Dave, mine is actually a 79', I'm not going to be dissuaded from my long held belief that the first generation 'LMG' graphite rods sold by Orvis...
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    02-21-2018, 12:27 PM
    As was stated....some of us predate color TV. And Bobbers as well.... Silver nailed it when he mentioned lifting the line off the water....... Indy...
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    02-21-2018, 11:42 AM
    Bigfly replied to a thread River Etiquette in General Discussion
    Etiquette rules should be printed on the back of all state fishing lic. That way they can't say they didn't know........not that it would help...
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    02-16-2018, 10:53 AM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Ghost net ? in General Discussion
    Corn fed...8 nets may sound like a lot, but I have been working this fishing thing. 46 days so far this year..... First net was a cheapo 15.00 from...
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    02-15-2018, 12:57 PM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Upper Owens in Pacific Southwest
    Triploids are a disgrace to the eco-system. Fishers can't fish, so they invent a Frankenstein fish that IS catch-able. Fat and stupid......Gotta be a...
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    02-15-2018, 12:36 PM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Ghost net ? in General Discussion
    Over the years I've broken about 8 wooden nets. Spend the money on unbreakability......not looks is my .02cents. Fishpond is the way to go, if you...
    14 replies | 477 view(s)
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    02-15-2018, 11:45 AM
    I've been paying for a good rod and warranty for many years. I break a rod from time to time....... If I owned cheapo rods, then it wouldn't...
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    02-14-2018, 08:49 PM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Upper Owens in Pacific Southwest
    I guess bottom line, I fish things that look like the fishes natural food. We once called it fly fishing... Not sure what food form those are........
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    02-14-2018, 10:56 AM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Upper Owens in Pacific Southwest
    Call the Trout Fitter...... (760) 924-3676 I think bullet flies are designed to catch anglers.....as with many popular patterns.... Try some...
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    02-09-2018, 12:00 PM
    There isn't much money to be made in fly stuff.........T-shirts make you the most.... But travel on the other hand.....is flush with spenders. I...
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    02-09-2018, 01:51 AM
    Forgive me if I missed it but someone ask what the approximate cost of a trip to this lodge would cost. I know I'll have to deal with my air travel...
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    02-08-2018, 11:36 PM
    Well I've done a good job of not replying on this one out of respect for those getting by on a shoestring. There's no doubt that it's the person...
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    02-08-2018, 09:05 PM
    Ard replied to a thread Leaders and lines in Fly Lines
    I made my own leaders for many years. They worked as well as I could have ask for something to work. I used them on Penn's Creek - Spring Creek -...
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    02-08-2018, 08:55 PM
    If you want to stay in the Omega family, I remember at some point you had told me that your dad wore an Omega........ The vintage Seamaster watches...
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    02-08-2018, 07:47 PM
    Time to bump up the watch talk because it's all ice here fellas. I finally took that Aquaracer I got on November 10 off the other day and changed...
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    02-08-2018, 06:56 PM
    I completely missed the fact that you were quoting without using the Quote feature Richard. My apologies, I thought you were repeating what I had...
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    02-07-2018, 03:02 PM
    I do believe I've covered that Richard, please see below.
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    02-07-2018, 01:52 PM
    Hi Franz, To increase resistance against the pawls as they turn on their pins you would need to spread the spring not squeeze / depress it. I...
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    02-07-2018, 03:47 AM
    When this thread started I was pretty much a late night person, now I go to bed by midnight usually. I hope some of you insomniacs can keep it going...
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    02-06-2018, 03:36 PM
    OMG! These generally don't go so well but I get first post so..... :) Try to remember that each of us is free to research the origins of any...
    66 replies | 3074 view(s)
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