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January 2016 Blog Posts (4)

On The Water Etiquette

As a lifelong landlubber, there will be a learning curve to my on the water yakking adventures beginning this Spring. A video I saw on YouTube the other day got me thinking. It was titled, "Don't fish in front of my dock." (link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6jNA78oGZQ )  The short version...old guy stops cutting his lawn to hop into his boat to ride out and harass two yakkers fishing near his dock on a public lake. He doesn't…

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Added by Gary Boysen on January 30, 2016 at 4:29am — 7 Comments

Introductory brief bio

Greetings to all,  I have loved all things out of doors since childhood Primary activity has been hunting(in fact, I just returned from good Quail hunt this AM). Have fished a bit, mostly with a cane pole, bobber, split-shot and hook with a worm!  Consider myself a 'young 80' years of age and am looking to try something new, specifically Ultra Lite fishing. We're talking Kindergarten level here! I need help about everything from equipment suggestions to techniques , and I'm certain this…

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Added by Benjamin Walter Romine on January 20, 2016 at 1:51pm — 4 Comments

What line should I use?

I am getting my gear ready for Spring. Any opinions on what the best line to use is. I've been reading on line about mono, fluoro and braid and see advantages to each. Up to now I've stuck with Berkley's Trilene, both XL Smooth Casting (6 lb.) and their TransOptic (8 lb.) brand. A salesman at Dick's Sporting Goods got me to buy a spool of 15 lb. Power Pro Moss Green braided line. I have not put it on my reel yet. Opinions and recommendations would be welcome. I use a Shimano Stradic CI4+…

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Added by Gary Boysen on January 13, 2016 at 3:01pm — 3 Comments

TIME FOR A FEW CHANGES.

This Spring I want to try fishing with Braid Line.

I would like some opinions on what you think is the best

and where to purchase it.

Thanks

Added by Tom Madden on January 3, 2016 at 9:29pm — 2 Comments

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