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    Leonard Bamboo Rod Raffle!

    The Southwestern Vermont Chapter of TU is raffling off a Leonard Duracane 7', 2/2, 4 weight bamboo with an Orvis CFO 123 Disc reel (& 4wt Orvis Floating Wonderline). (Photos attached.) This rod is...
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    5/10/08 - Pancake Breakfast - SWVTTU.org

    Let them eat pancakes! 2008 Pancake Breakfast

    This Saturday -- May 10th, 8am-noon, at the American Legion Hall in Arlington, VT. Proceeds to benefit Trout in the Classroom programs in Arlington...
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    Re: Origin of the Scraggly?

    Thank you for the clarification FK & Dudley.

    -pkb
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    Re: Origin of the Scraggly?

    Thanks Dudley!

    Now all I need to do is dig up a copy of the article and I'll be golden.

    Too bad FF doesn't archive back issues or articles and make them available online....

    Thanks again!...
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    Re: Origin of the Scraggly?

    RC,

    Yeah, it does look like a fish getter. Though I'm neither the tier nor the originator.

    I'm simply the web guy posting the pattern on our TU chapter site. Here's the link:
    ...
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    Origin of the Scraggly?

    Can anyone help me confirm the origins of a wet fly known as the Scraggly?

    -- Body: peacock herl, and grizzly hackle palmered and clipped short
    -- Ribbing: gold wire
    -- Hackle: hen furnace...
  7. Help Protect Wild Rainbows in VT's Winooski River

    Take a minute and 'sign' an e-petition to help protect wild rainbows in VT's Winooski River....

    http://tuswvt.org/Winooski_Tribs.shtml

    Thanks in advance.

    The Southwestern Vermont Chapter of...
  8. Thread: Orvis superfine?

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    Love the Trout Bum

    I've been fishing my 4wt SF 'Trout Bum' on small streams in the Northeast for 2 years now and loving it. That slow, full-flex action is a joy. Perfect for tight quarters, but not made to unload...
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    Update on the Battenkill

    We've made some progress on this front, but we're not out of the weeds yet.

    The public hearing on the Battenkill management plan was last week (9/21) and those of in favor of 'keeping it wild'...
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    Superfine rods

    I believe the Superfine isn't being discontinued, just redesigned for 2007. Perhaps it was just the 150th Anniversary Superfine that was referred to as being discontinued or no longer available...
  11. VT Public Hearing on the Battenkill Fishery Management Plan

    VT's public hearing on the draft Interim Battenkill fishery management plan is NEXT WEEK - Thursday - 9/21/2006 - 7-9PM at Burr & Burton Academy, in Manchester, VT.

    All concerned about the state...
  12. VT Public Hearing on the Battenkill Fishery Management Plan

    VT's public hearing on the draft Interim Battenkill fishery management plan is NEXT WEEK - Thursday - 9/21/2006 - 7-9PM at Burr & Burton Academy, in Manchester, VT.

    All concerned about the state...
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    Kai: You made two very good observations: ...

    Kai:

    You made two very good observations:



    Bingo. On both counts.

    However, although the river is subject to considerable recreational boating/floating traffic in the summer, that's not...
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    Thanks to all who have replied in support of...

    Thanks to all who have replied in support of Keeping it Wild on the Battenkill.

    As AgMD pointed out, the state is currently in the public opinion gathering phase -- which means now is the time we...
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    As Jed pointed out correctly, the browns are wild...

    As Jed pointed out correctly, the browns are wild but not native.

    There has been no official stocking in the mainstem of the VT BK since the early 70's - '71 I believe.

    -pkb
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    Should a 'Wild Trout' Stream be Stocked?*

    * Also posted to the Conservation BB under the subject: "Wild Trout Stream (mis)Management"

    Consider a stream that has demonstrated the ability to support a naturally reproducing population of...
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    Wild Trout Stream (mis)Management

    Consider a stream that has demonstrated the ability to support a naturally reproducing population of wild brook & brown trout. (In fact, it's 'Class A' trout water in some stretches.)

    Add to...
  18. Splash, Bill, LF & Jed - Thanks one all for the...

    Splash, Bill, LF & Jed - Thanks one all for the votes of confidence...

    Any and ALL anglers interested in fishing over those famous & finicky big wild browns of the Battenkill (at some time in the...
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    Thanks for the acknowledgement. That's also my...

    Thanks for the acknowledgement.

    That's also my post in the "Sound Off" section.

    For those inclined, we'd be happy to have your names added to the list of those in favor of keeping the...
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    VT Proposes Stocking Rainbows in Battenkill

    Cut to the chase:

    VT has proposed stocking rainbow trout in the Battenkill to appease those who are tired of waiting for the efforts of the scientists and conservationists to pay off, just so they...
  21. VT to stock rainbows in the Battenkill - a wild brook/brown

    Cut to the chase:

    VT has proposed stocking rainbow trout in the Battenkill to appease those who are tired of waiting for the efforts of the scientists and conservationists to pay off, just so they...
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