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Re: Wright McGill
Wow these are neat rods. Looks like Eagle Claw is selling a similar product still as the Trailmaster line. $75 for the 7'6" fly/spin rod on Amazon and comes in a few variations too (Eagle ...

In Fishing » Fly and Bubble Tips?
July 29, 10:20am

Re: James -- Thanks
You've given me lots to think about. Given that the Sedona is still relatively affordable, I'm going to spring for that one, even though it is a half ounce heavier. I was constantly fightin...

In Fishing » Fly and Bubble Tips?
July 29, 9:22am

Re: Safe
Glad he was found safe. I hope we get a snippet about how he managed to become separated from his group so quickly, at least according to this article. Made me worry at first that he'd fallen a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing 13 year old in SEKI
July 29, 8:55am

Thanks for the great info. I put together my kit and have fished a few lakes and rivers successfully this year. I've had the most success with fly and bubble on lakes, and with tenkara on small...

In Fishing » Fly and Bubble Tips?
July 28, 10:36pm

Looks like it's currently out of stock. He has a subforum to keeps tabs though: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/forumdisplay.php?107-Dutchware

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
July 28, 11:18am

Shift culture
I had do lookup my generation. Apparently I'm a Gen Y. I grew up camping and backpacking in northern CA. But interestingly, my Dad never went camping or backpacking until his senior year of...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Millennials and the Backcountry
July 25, 3:57pm

re:fish soup
Are the bones tough to deal with in the soup example above? Or are you guys butterfly-ing the fish prior to cooking?

In Fishing » How to cook fish above 10K ft without fire?
July 16, 7:15pm

All great information. My trip this year isn't actually the JMT (but I don't think I'm too off topic). With my father and brother, I'm doing about 50 miles from Agnew Meadows to...

In Gear Lists » Sept JMT Gear List
July 16, 1:49am

re: shelter
I can pin the tarp edges to the ground. I put 16 tie-outs around the perimeter, plus four mid-panel using grip-clips (to pull the sides out a bit). I basically copied this tie-out pattern from the ...

In Gear Lists » Sept JMT Gear List
July 15, 2:35pm

I've been planning on a 10x10 flat tarp for a Sept 6-13 trip for 3 tall guys. I've been thinking that a low A-frame would do the job in wind or rain; now I'm second guessing. Should thi...

In Gear Lists » Sept JMT Gear List
July 15, 10:12am

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