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  1. New in Box Simms G3 Guide Vibram Wading Boots - Size 12

    I have a pair of New size 12 Simms G3 Guide Wading boots. $200 including shipping to continental US.

    Let me know if you are interested.

    Alan
  2. Thread: 4wt fly rod

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    What model is Mystic Fly rod? Is it he Reaper?

    What model is Mystic Fly rod? Is it he Reaper?
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    Orvis is selling ultralight wading boots. They...

    Orvis is selling ultralight wading boots. They have receptacles for studs.
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    You hardly ever actually use backing or the drag...

    You hardly ever actually use backing or the drag on your reel for smallmouth or largemouth bass. You need enough backing so the reel is close to full when you spool a fly line on your reel. You do...
  5. Bob, I could use some more information about...

    Bob,

    I could use some more information about the rod. What is the model of the fly rod? How many pieces?
  6. Thread: Fly Lines

    by BigA
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    For fly fishing with rods five weight and lower,...

    For fly fishing with rods five weight and lower, I am not that particular. I tend to buy whatever I can find on sales for the lower weight rods. Some of those rods cast better with standard weight...
  7. Walter, There is plenty of good fishing in...

    Walter,

    There is plenty of good fishing in Wisconsin

    I live in Illinois (Chicago Area) but I fish quite a bit in Wisconsin. In addition to the hundreds of spring creeks in the Driftless region...
  8. Thread: Rain Pants....

    by BigA
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    I have a pair of Patagonia rain pants that have...

    I have a pair of Patagonia rain pants that have lasted a long time and breathe well. I have used them for fishing trips, football games, and when I use the snow blower.

    It is nice to have a...
  9. Thread: ZXL 6 wt fly rod

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    I have a Response 7 weight. I like it a lot.

    I have a Response 7 weight. I like it a lot.
  10. Thread: hippies?

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    When I was young, I was a long haired hippie. I...

    When I was young, I was a long haired hippie. I ended up following a conventional life and now the hair that I have left is now gray and short.

    There are hippies in the Driftless area of...
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    Larry, I fully agree that there are always fish...

    Larry, I fully agree that there are always fish that are beyond the distance that you can test no matter what kind of rod that you are using. In the context of fishing for trout in a small stream,...
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    I will weigh in on this thread about Tenkara...

    I will weigh in on this thread about Tenkara Fishing. Last November, I won a Tenkara rod setup in raffle at a local fly fishing show. I used it a couple of times in November and I caught a few...
  13. Can you provide some detail on the rods, reels,...

    Can you provide some detail on the rods, reels, and the Dynaking Vice as well as prices?
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    Simms Dry Creek Z Hip Pack - New

    This is a new, unused Simms Dry Creek Z Hip Pack. It is waterproof with a heavy duty zipper.

    http://www.simmsfishing.com/shop/vests-packs/dry-creek-z-hip-pack.html

    $180 including shipping to...
  15. Thread: Two piece rods

    by BigA
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    I have one two piece rod, one three piece rod,...

    I have one two piece rod, one three piece rod, and a bunch of four piece rods. Most of the newer rods that I own are four piece because that is the only configuration that was available for the...
  16. Thread: Streamer rod?

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    After years of trying to toss larger flies on...

    After years of trying to toss larger flies on smaller sized rods, I have come to the conclusion that it is more effective and more enjoyable to use a fly rod and fly line that match the size of flies...
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    Fitovers Dahlia Amber Lens Sunglasses

    I purchased a pair of Fitovers Dahlia Amber lens polarized sunglasses several weeks ago. Optically they are great, but unfortunately they do not fit well over my new eyeglasses. I have only worn the...
  18. Thread: Teton Tioga 2

    by BigA
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    Teton Tioga 2

    This Teton Tioga 2 reel has seen very little use and has no marks or scratches. This machined reel is built like a tank. Comes with the original pouch and manual. $45 including shipping to...
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    Fly fishing gear is not much more expensive than...

    Fly fishing gear is not much more expensive than conventional fishing gear. Check out a fishing shop or bait shop that carries Japanese hard baits or muskie lures and see how much money a guy can...
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    I pretty much buy quality fly lines that are on...

    I pretty much buy quality fly lines that are on sale. Fly lines are an expensive, consumable item that can be ruined fairly easily. Some fly lines last a long time and some don't. I would rather...
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    I have used a variety of indicators. Lately,...

    I have used a variety of indicators. Lately, Thingamabobbers have worked well for me. The Airlock indicators look promising to me but I have not used them yet.

    http://www.fishairlock.com/
  22. Thread: 7wt for Bass

    by BigA
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    A month or so ago, my fishing club had a Cast and...

    A month or so ago, my fishing club had a Cast and Compare outing where we had fly shops and rod company manufacturer's reps provide us with rods, reels and lines to test cast both on river and on the...
  23. Thread: Fiberglass

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    I just bought a 3 weight Echo Fiberglass rod. I...

    I just bought a 3 weight Echo Fiberglass rod. I wanted to get a short rod that would be be good for small, tight streams and would be fun for bluegill fishing in non-windy conditions. Glass seems...
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    Men's Large Fishing Shirts and Fleece

    I have lost a bunch of weight over the past several months and Men's size large shirts no longer fit me.

    I have an Ex Officio Airstrip Lite shirt and a Feather-Craft "Bob's Favorite Tech Shirt"...
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