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|SlateDrake9||January 1st, 2009, 6:46 am|
|Potter County, PA|
|So, when you believe you have everything you will ever need for flyfishing, what do you get for yourself?|
Custom made 9'3" slow action 2 weight?
Another bamboo fly rod?
Several high end fly boxes?
A custom fiberglass rod?
1 man pontoon?
Expensive fly reel (New Hardy Perfect maybe)?
A bunch of technical clothing?
|Fishing with bait is like swearing in church.|
-- Slate Drake
|LittleJ||January 1st, 2009, 7:38 am|
|If it were me, I would go bamboo or a hardy perfect. Then at least I could justify it as an investment. Given the current state of affairs it may not even be a bad investment.|
|CaseyP||January 1st, 2009, 11:45 am|
|oh, gee...get something with a history. either a history of its own, or a history because you know the maker personally. then when there's so much stuff that you decide to help others get started in the sport, you'll know what to keep.|
|"You can observe a lot by watching." Yogi Berra|
|Falsifly||January 1st, 2009, 12:33 pm|
So, when you believe you have everything you will ever need for flyfishing, what do you get for yourself?
An appointment with a psychiatrist.
When asked what I just caught that monster on I showed him. He put on his magnifiers and said, "I can't believe they can see that."
|Hellgramite||January 1st, 2009, 1:17 pm|
|That's a tough one to answer because after looking at what i have as far as fishing gear.You can never have everything.|
|Troutnut||January 1st, 2009, 2:03 pm|
|A drift boat.|
A house on a trout stream.
A chilled aquarium with trout. (Only legal in some places.)
An aquarium for aquatic insects. (Again, legal some places.)
A really nice camera to take on the stream.
|Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.|
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
|Shawnny3||January 1st, 2009, 7:28 pm|
ModeratorPleasant Gap, PA
|Time, my friend. Just time.|
|Jewelry-Quality Artistic Salmon Flies, by Shawn Davis|
|Leakywaders||January 2nd, 2009, 3:44 pm|
|I'll second that.|
|Drag free??? If the fly didn't drag, I wouldn't know where it was!!|
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