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    Re: Wes Jordan Bamboo Rod Question

    10generation - You could send the rod in to the Orvis Boo shop in VT and they will clean it up and fix it properly so you can enjoy your Grandfather's rod for many years to come.

    Regards,

    Tim C.
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    Re: Beginner...did I put together an ok setup?

    I would stick with the SA mastery Trout for now. Sometime in the future you may want a long belly or DT line to assist you in mending line while swinging wet flies and/or streamers. But, I use the SA...
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    Re: Beginner...did I put together an ok setup?

    Jason, it sounds like you are on the right track to me. Might want to see if you can arrange for some lessons prior to hitting the river but whether you do or do not get lessons keep us posted on how...
  4. Re: Good Article: Brainstorming on the "Pro Deal" Conundrum

    Maybe my thought is a little too drastic but I would think that every "Pro Purchase" should require the purchaser to register with the product. Then they pay a "deposit" that can be redeemed for...
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    Re: Cane Rods Inquiry

    Here are three of my Orvis Cane rods a Battenkill, a Model 99 and a Midge.

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    Top to Bottom:

    Battenkill 8', 2 piece, 1 tip, ferrule size 12/64, weight: 4 1/8 oz, line test: HDG (6), date...
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    Re: Clinch or Improved Clinch

    The issue of knot testing comes up quite often and there are lots of opinions and lots of tests using very expensive equipment but none of it is entirely conclusive because as Silver pointed out in a...
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    Re: Deciding on a trout rod

    I also would recommend the Clearwater slightly over the BVK for the same reasons and I would include that the Clearwater comes with a rod tube whereas the BVK does not. However I have had the BVK in...
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    Re: Fishfinder worth it ?

    The pros for a fish-finder are in finding structure, and water temp. The cheaper fish-finders do not have really good transducers and the quality of the transducer is what gives you the best images...
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    Re: Upgrade from Orvis Clearwater 5wt?

    I had a 9' 5wt Clearwater rod which I gave to my brother in-law when he started fly fishing last year. It is a good rod I have no problems casting any kind of rig that is normally used on a 5wt rod....
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    Re: Advice For A Beginner

    jMitch, when you said small streams I think most of us were thinking about a stream more like Wilson Creek in NC.

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    An 8' 4weight will work good for you on the rivers you showed or the one...
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    Re: Advice For A Beginner

    Welcome aboard jMitch. Personnally I would recommend you take some lessons prior to choosing a rod. Orvis usually offers free classes if you have one nearby. Regardless of where you go for lessons...
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    Re: Favorite Useful Uncombersome Fishing Vest

    I don't know if you can find one but the Orvis strap vest works pretty well for me. I like that it is a lot of nylon and mesh so it is very light and comfortable when it is warm out. The lower...
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    Re: Massive Mayfly Hatch

    el Jefe,

    Perhaps there was a street light over the cars, there is a telephone pole in the picture. The light seems to attract the bugs in higher numbers, I remember a picture of a 24 hour gas...
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    Re: leader to line

    Falconer this video may help..

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  15. Re: Are Guides On Trout Rivers Becoming a Problem For Other Fisherman? I Say Yes

    I have had more issues with other sport anglers than with guides in California. The guides I run into are usually very courteous. Have had sport anglers anchor up their boat in the middle of a hole I...
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    Re: "The 2019 Miracle XL+"

    Jerry, I just received the latest "miracle box"! It looks awesome and I see you did some "homework" on me... Going to give those miracle "old school" flies a work out on one of my bamboo rods next...
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    Re: Fly fishing... a young persons hobby/sport?

    When on Hat Creek a couple of weeks ago the Fall River Mills high school must have had 30 kids out high sticking the Powerhouse 2 riffle part of a class activity. I think every kid caught at least...
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    Re: Rods you regret buying...

    UPDATE: I use bought another 2-handed rod with a custom made line. This will either be a third times a charm or a some people just don't learn experience. :)

    Regards,

    Tim C.
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    Re: Going to try 2-handed again...

    Well I ended up calling Steve Godshall today and ordered a line from him. He also recommended a Skagit head around 23' and 520 grains with a 12' tip of Z11, ended up buying running line from him...
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    Re: Soft Tip? - Crisp Tip?

    Personally I like different rod actions for different conditions so I do not really have a.preference for a particular rod for all conditions. For shorter presentations that require creativity I...
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    Re: Going to try 2-handed again...

    The line selector recommended those lines and a few others but it did not specify grain weight. I chose that by doing some research against youtube videos and several reviews I read on that model...
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    Re: 2 nymph Tandem Rig

    My personal experience is that both flies get hit depending on conditions. For example last year fishing a 100 yard stretch of Hat Creek in Norcal.
    Water depth was a consistent 3-4' and the river...
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    Going to try 2-handed again...

    After selling all my two handed rods a couple of years ago I recently purchased a used Redington Dually Spey Rod in the model 7130-4. It is 13 and a 7wt rod and I am trying to determine which line...
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    Re: Best 5w reel choice for abuse?

    I would agree with both recommendations so far my Battenkill and Medalist reels are definitely my most durable and also my least expensive good quality reels.

    I do have to shout out to Allen Fly...
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    Re: Lightweight wading boots for backpacking

    Jeff that is interesting because the Choata website listed them at less than a pound. Little Rivers listed per boot at less than a pound hmm, Guess I should weigh mine.

    But, my experience after...
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