Category Archives: Gear

Loon Outdoors D-Loop Tweezer

Loon Outdoors D-Loop Tweezer Got a new piece of fly tying gear – a D-Loop Tweezer. As the name implies this item is primarily intended to be a dubbing loop twister. My main use is different, however. I needed to … Continue reading

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A Winston Retro Rod: Part Two

A Winston Retro Rod: Part Two Ready to fling some fly line? Let’s cast the 8’, 3-piece, 4wt Retro rod. The line aboard will be a Cortland 444, DTF 4 with a 10-foot leader. Unfortunately, I do not have a … Continue reading

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Rescuing a 1987 17′ Aquasport: Part 2

Rescuing a 1987 17′ Aquasport: Part Two Things are underway and the first step is power-washing off the years of dirt and grime. Believe there is a shit load of it. Black water was gushing out the scuppers and the … Continue reading

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Rescuing a 1987 17′ Aquasport

My son has been jonesing to find a project boat. Something he could get for a song and rebuild. He had a line on three previous boats, but all three deals fell through. Oh well. That’s when my friend Phil … Continue reading

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A Look at Strike Indicators: Part Two

A Look at Strike Indicators: Part Two This time around we’re going to discuss the two most popular strike indicators on the market . The “Thingamabobber “and the “Air-Lock”. Both work using the same basic approach – a hollow plastic … Continue reading

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