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    I began getting into all this mess with a 6wt,...

    I began getting into all this mess with a 6wt, albeit an 8 footer. And that 8' 6wt was all I had for quite awhile. Over the years I expanded and today do not lack for fly rods - from 4wt to 9wt, 7...
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    I'd Like To Know .....

    It's beyond comprehension, how some one as smart as I am (and so experienced, too!) - Could possibly bury this fly into his finger, clear to the bone (and a barbed hook no less!). And here I am...
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    Admittedly, I catch mo re fish going wet then dry...

    Admittedly, I catch mo re fish going wet then dry - But that's not to say I'm exclusively wet! But I've never heard of such a statement as a lack of interest in dry flying material. I just recently...
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    Condolences.

    Condolences.
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    There are those, too (like me), who have been...

    There are those, too (like me), who have been tying at fly tying for a lot of years; and to call me an amateur would be a compliment! However, I've known, and associated with, some cracker-jack fly...
  6. Thread: Great DAY ....

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    Great DAY ....

    Did the regular late spring fishing run over to one of our local marl pits for the big "Bream" (bluegill) roundup! We take a couple of popup campers and set them up pond side, in a cluster of tall...
  7. Thread: Atkins Diet

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    Should be topped off with a little pie ala mode.

    Should be topped off with a little pie ala mode.
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    An exceptionally cranky woman "in her twilight...

    An exceptionally cranky woman "in her twilight years" was arrested for shoplifting at a grocery store. She gave everyone a hard time, from the store manager to the security guard to the arresting...
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    There was a friend who use to tie small nymphs,...

    There was a friend who use to tie small nymphs, especially for ponds and small lakes. He called it a "bottle brush". It was tied with tan thread and rabbit hair. He used a size 16 hook for a copper...
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    A man was telling his neighbor ..... 'I just...

    A man was telling his neighbor .....

    'I just bought a new hearing aid. It cost me four thousand dollars, but it's the state of the art. It's perfect.'

    The neighbor answered, 'Really, what kind...
  11. Thread: Perfection

    by DaleW
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    Yes indeed ..... like the time I was fishing the...

    Yes indeed ..... like the time I was fishing the Inside Passage just north of Juneau!

    http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h226/dww0825/Dalefishing016.jpg
  12. Thread: What one fly?

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    I'd have to go with the Tenkara style ~ ...

    I'd have to go with the Tenkara style ~

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOXiwrN6OJg
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    Carmen: Did you hear about the Italian chef that...

    Carmen: Did you hear about the Italian chef that justa die?

    Johnny: Oh my, what happened?

    Carmen: Isa so sad ... he just pasta away.
  14. Thread: Canvas Creel Bag

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    Canvas Creel Bag

    Sort of got to liking the canvas creel bags. Think I picked up my first one maybe close to 30 years ago. Wore the first one out, and the second one kinda got lost when I tipped the canoe awhile back...
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    The Pilot and the Priest A priest dies and...

    The Pilot and the Priest


    A priest dies and is waiting in line at the Pearly Gates. Ahead of him is a guy who's dressed in sunglasses, a loud shirt, leather jacket and jeans.


    Saint Peter...
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    Some of the rivers/streams I fish are not all...

    Some of the rivers/streams I fish are not all that bad about rocks, i.e., slippery rocks. And then there are those streams, too, that slick doesn't quite adequately describe the rocks. So I spend...
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    A group of Alabama friends went deer hunting and...

    A group of Alabama friends went deer hunting and paired off in twos for the day. That night, one of the hunters returned back to camp alone, staggering under the weight of an eight point buck....
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    A man in North Carolina had a flat tire, pulled...

    A man in North Carolina had a flat tire, pulled off on the road, and proceeded to put a bouquet of flowers in front of the car and one behind it. Then got back into the car to wait.
    A passerby...
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    And so now your the self appointed evacuation...

    And so now your the self appointed evacuation police?
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    Appreciate your prayer & thoughts. This morning...

    Appreciate your prayer & thoughts. This morning it looks like my neighborhood is right on for a direct hit. It's moments like these that I wonder why in the hell I ever wanted to live by the coast...
  21. Thread: My new pet Bear

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    Hey Stream ~ one of my favorite places to camp &...

    Hey Stream ~ one of my favorite places to camp & fish in Western NC, just west of Franklin, is the Standing Indian Campground with the Nantahala River running right through the C/G. As I understand,...
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    Do keep us (certainly me!) posted, as I'm in need...

    Do keep us (certainly me!) posted, as I'm in need of a replacement myself.
  23. Good luck to you on the new endeavor!

    Good luck to you on the new endeavor!
  24. Thread: Spambot Controls

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    Thank You .....

    Thank You .....
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    The Sawyer spray product (ingredients) that I...

    The Sawyer spray product (ingredients) that I used successfully for black biting flies: 3-((N-butyl-N-acetyl)-amino propionic acid ethyl ester

    I'm told by my fishing buddy that Sawyer now touts a...
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