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  1. Thread: HEAVY wading boots

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    Cabelas makes a lightweight boot. I use the...

    Cabelas makes a lightweight boot. I use the studded felts. Not too bad. Don't last forever, tho.
  2. Thread: Idaho Fish In

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    I was there in mid-August, fishing was fine on...

    I was there in mid-August, fishing was fine on the Lochsa, fish a little smaller on average than last year but still good. Selway was too warm, a lost cause for the most part. Won't be around that...
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    I thought for a second there this might be the...

    I thought for a second there this might be the characters on a wanted poster. Whew.
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    A lot of the merchandise in those two stores is...

    A lot of the merchandise in those two stores is the same stuff, with different labels. Clothing especially (which is where they make money). I used to buy a lot of stuff at Cabelas, but that has...
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    I too had braided loops come off at inopportune...

    I too had braided loops come off at inopportune moments, and do use lines with integral loops on occasion. Otherwise, like others, I nail knot a short length of heavy mono in and loop the leader to...
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    No, don't use a net since my steelheading days. ...

    No, don't use a net since my steelheading days.
    No, if I can't safely land a fish from where I am casting, I don't cast. Or else I break it off. It's just a fish.
    Yes, dozens if not hundreds of...
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    UV lights are also handy for finding scorpions in...

    UV lights are also handy for finding scorpions in the dark. Just in case, you know...
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    Have my 4th and last lek count of 2016 on...

    Have my 4th and last lek count of 2016 on Gunnisons next week. Had some awesome photo ops Monday morning, only to discover I had neglected to put a card in the camera. Oh well. And I am getting...
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    "reduce the number of boxes I carry" Ah, don't...

    "reduce the number of boxes I carry" Ah, don't make me laugh so hard. When does that ever work, in the long run?

    On the few occasions I take out the midges, they reside in a box with a magnet...
  10. Thread: Knot?

    by DG
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    I use the same clinch knot I learned as a little...

    I use the same clinch knot I learned as a little kid. May not be the "best" knot, highest strength, etc, but I can tie it in gloves in bad light in moments. I've tried many other knots over the...
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    They looked pretty endangered the day Foo and I...

    They looked pretty endangered the day Foo and I drove around in the Park last summer. Thousands of them, all endangering us as they walked past, staring into the car... it seemed like they were a...
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    While promising, it means little around here...

    While promising, it means little around here until about the second week of April, which is typical peak snowpack. The snow here is kind of spotty, six feet in one place and two in another at the...
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    Good to see you. That arm ever grow back?

    Good to see you. That arm ever grow back?
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    Fished the Gunnison one spring during some...

    Fished the Gunnison one spring during some excellent caddis hatches, several dozen fish a day on dries fished against the banks, river pretty much to myself.

    And then one day there were...
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    I just spent a week in Montana fishing some of...

    I just spent a week in Montana fishing some of the known waters. Never got close enough to another human to speak. Did see one or two people within several hundred yards.

    My answer to the...
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    I recommend you free up a rainy day and go to...

    I recommend you free up a rainy day and go to www.knifeworks.com and find a replacement.

    Or make your own.

    DG
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    My short answer is yes. The long answer is that...

    My short answer is yes. The long answer is that people make it as hard as they want to be. I don't think it has to be complicated at all, and my flies get simpler with time. And I catch more fish...
  18. Thread: Thread snap

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    I cut the tag end off of the thread, as I have...

    I cut the tag end off of the thread, as I have done for going on 40 years. And I tend to do about a 4 wrap whip on most flies, except my woolly buggers, which get a couple of whip layers behind the...
  19. Thread: Trade for hooks

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    Let me know if and when you need more, I probably...

    Let me know if and when you need more, I probably have some somewhere in this mess.

    DG
  20. Thread: Leader Storage?

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    I use 7.5' 3x mono leaders I get from fly shops,...

    I use 7.5' 3x mono leaders I get from fly shops, and carry the packages around in my bag for when I need to change out the whole leader. Keep a half dozen on hand, when the packages look too ratty...
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    We miss you. Hope everything goes well.

    We miss you. Hope everything goes well.
  22. Thread: Look Out Idaho

    by DG
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    Y'all have fun. We will try not to catch too...

    Y'all have fun. We will try not to catch too many in Montana next week.

    DG
  23. Thread: Reel Grease

    by DG
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    I use Slipstream weapons lubricant, after using...

    I use Slipstream weapons lubricant, after using Skelly cotton picker spindle grease for decades.
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    I have two colors of bugger in my boxes, and...

    I have two colors of bugger in my boxes, and nothing else that could be called a streamer. No sense making it harder than it has to be.
  25. Thread: lost trico

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    On the way home last night, we stopped at a motel...

    On the way home last night, we stopped at a motel on the north side of SLC. There were dozens of little pale green mays, #16s tops, on the wall below the lights at the hotel. They had molted on the...
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