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    I'd throw in some beaded soft hackle hares ears,...

    I'd throw in some beaded soft hackle hares ears, royal coachmen, alexandria, I'd also recommend the maple syrup tan and brown bodies with yellow tails seems to catch for me.
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    It's an anglers roost fiberglass. Did something...

    It's an anglers roost fiberglass. Did something a little different with the stripping guide, didn't like the size of the one that came with the Fuji set so I scrapped it and just used the next...
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    Finished up my new rod

    Finished up the fiberglass rod, even got it out on a trial run. Going to be a fun rod to fish when the weather warms up for some dry fly action.
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    Good to know, I'm new to fiberglass and spigot...

    Good to know, I'm new to fiberglass and spigot ferrules. I was just concerned with how much was exposed and worried it might break. Thank you for the replies.
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    Fiberglass Rod Blank Spigot Ferrules

    I've built one fiberglass rod before and on that rod I was able to sand down the spigot just a little bit to make it fit. This rod is a fiberglass 5wt and the spigot ferrule doesn't fit all the way...
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    Would the permagloss used very lightly be enough...

    Would the permagloss used very lightly be enough to remove some light scratches on a graphite rod?
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    Hey thanks for the replies. I got a hold of a...

    Hey thanks for the replies. I got a hold of a graphite arbor and bored it to fit the blank and it was a fairly snug fit for the reel seat, and then built up tape for the butt end and filled the gap...
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    Reel seat question?

    What is the best method for putting a reel seat onto the blank when there is a significant difference in the diameter of the hole in the reel seat compared to the blank? I've only built two rods so...
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    Well if that is the case maybe I will leave it as...

    Well if that is the case maybe I will leave it as is.
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    It's a graphite rod a Rainshadow Revelation from...

    It's a graphite rod a Rainshadow Revelation from Batson. I guess I was wondering what I could use for a finish to give the rod a gloss coat as the kit I ordered only has the epoxy for assembling...
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    Question about applying finish?

    Can I apply a finish to the rod after having wrapped the guides and any suggestions on what to use for the rod finish?
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    I've been on their site quite a bit lately, is...

    I've been on their site quite a bit lately, is there anything I should order in addition to the kit? Or are the kits pretty complete with ample supply for a newbie.
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    Looking for a bit of advice

    So I've decided to build a rod from a kit, I just haven't picked a kit yet. Does anyone have any suggestions on a rod kit that has everything I would need to assemble a rod. I'm in the process of...
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    Thanks for the leads, hopefully things work out...

    Thanks for the leads, hopefully things work out so I can fish.
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    Housatonic River?

    I'm going to be down in Brookfield, CT at the end of May for a friends wedding, noticed onthe map that the Housatonic is pretty close. Wedding isn't till late in the day so it may leave me with time...
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    Thanks for the reply
  17. Any lake winnipesaukee streamer fishermen around?

    So a friend of mine contacted me and was talking about a local winnipesaukee pattern called "Blood and Guts" that came highly recommended to him for landlocked salmon fishing. The problem is the...
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    Standing on the bank and fishing one day I had an...

    Standing on the bank and fishing one day I had an otter swim by under my line, saw a mink running around up and down the bank and into and out of the water last summer picking up all the little...
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    They still make the flat fish

    They still make the flat fish
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    I like to fish, and I do it all troll with...

    I like to fish, and I do it all troll with leadcore, use spinning gear, fly fish, jig, even live bait. (I actually got into fly fishing by getting into tying trolling streamers) It really depends...
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    Have you ordered from that site before? I only...

    Have you ordered from that site before? I only ask because I have heard some horror stories, and most of the reviews of the site I've seen are not favorable. Some people seem to love it others got...
  22. http://www.cabelas.com/product/Home/Christmas-Gift...

    http://www.cabelas.com/product/Home/Christmas-Gift-Outfitter/Fly-Fishing%7C/pc/105625080/c/468343080/sc/486189180/RIO174-Gold-Fly-Line/1726814.uts?destination=%2Fcatalog%2Fbrowse%2Ffly-fishing%2F_%2FN...
  23. Will definitely keep that in mind, I'll be...

    Will definitely keep that in mind, I'll be breaking into the steaks pretty soon here. Don't have a smoker and don't know anyone that has one or I'd definitely try that. Just something else to add...
  24. O/T - Took some time off from tying and fishing

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    The ducks weren't cooperating much for me, finding a few dead ones on the water that got left behind by others kind of left a sour taste in my mouth, so I took my buddy up on his offer to go...
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    Any ideas on what the name of this one is?

    Was inspired by another post. I bought one of these a few years ago and it sat in my box for a long time until I tied it on one day when nothing else was working and lo and behold it produced many...
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