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Scott Meridian 9′ 7wt Fly Rod Review – Part Two

Scott Meridian 9′ 7wt Fly Rod Review – Part Two Took the Meridian 7wt for a test drive on the town green today. Accompanying me were two fly lines from AirFlo. A Coastal 7wt Intermediate and a Coastal 7wt Floater. … Continue reading

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Scott Meridian 9′ 7wt Fly Rod Review – Part One

Scott Meridian 9′ 7wt Fly Rod Review – Part One Part One: Recently I purchased a Scott Meridian 7wt. (from Bear’s Den, great folks to deal with.) Yes, I know the Meridian is no longer king-of-the-hill, having just been replaced … Continue reading

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Collapsible Dish Rack – Stripping Basket?

Collapsible Dish Rack – Stripping Basket? A few days back I was in a store looking at supplies for my new home. In the kitchen department, I saw this collapsible dish rack made by Room Essentials. Clever idea. Opened up … Continue reading

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The Steel Will Gekko EDC 1500 Folder

The Steel Will Gekko EDC 1500 Folder EDC knives (everyday carry) are extremely handy – at home and in the field. Back in your adobe, they crack an egg, slice a bagel, butter your toast, open your mail, open Amazon … Continue reading

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Fly Rods Ferrules – Things to Know.

Fly Rods Ferrules – Things to Know:  Nowadays two types of fly rod ferrules dominate the modern marketplace – the “tip-over-butt” ferrule,  and the “spigot” ferrule, sometimes referred to as the “internal-spigot” ferrule.  (The metal ferrules used for bamboo fly … Continue reading

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