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Tackle Box and Knife
Years ago, I used metal Bandaid or Sucrets boxes to store my lures. Now I use a clear plastic box from Plano. I only fish for trout, and a standard-sized Swiss army knife works fine. The scissor...

In Fishing » New to fishing, need help!
September 19, 12:43pm

5.7 had enough stopping power at Fort Hood
People often confuse bullet diameter with "stopping power," but in this case, the FN 5.7 x 28mm is far more powerful than a rim-fire .22 magnum. Developed to meet a NATO requirement for a...

In GEAR » FNH Five Seven 1.6lb gun
September 04, 5:24pm

WP/B does "breathe" when wet
Contrary to what many have stated, WP/B material does allow moisture transfer when totally wet or immersed. You can test it yourself with gloves in hot water (compare WP/B to yellow dishwashing glo...

In GEAR » Non-breathable rain gear?
August 31, 2:50pm

I prefer four pound
Two pound test monofilament is all you need for trout in the Sierra, but I use four pound because it's easier to tie into knots and you don't need so much line to fill the spool.

In Fishing » line test
August 09, 4:26pm

Think Hard about the EV2
I like single-walled tents (I have them from Bibler, Integral Designs, Nemo, Garuda, and TNF) but I'd put a caution on the EV2. From what I've read, it is very easy to set-up, and after tha...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Soulo or Mountain hardwear EV2
August 09, 4:11pm

More on the US Reel
I'd say I've put about 25-30 hours of casting on the US Reel, but I have yet to take it apart to clean. I believe that the durability problems are related to the quality of construction: th...

In Fishing » UL Telescopic Fishing Rod & Reel
July 25, 1:30pm

About US Reel XL180
I bought a US Reel XL180 based on the claims for casting distance. At first I was delighted with the reel (I fish for mountain trout of six to 10 inches, primarily in ponds), but I've since sou...

In Fishing » UL Telescopic Fishing Rod & Reel
July 24, 12:36pm

Kindles and cold weather
I read my Kindle on the chairlift while skiing--put it in a plastic sandwich bag and you're good, except with thick gloves it is difficult to push the "on" button, especially when the...

In GEAR » To Kindle or not...that is the question
May 31, 1:21pm

Are the pants still for sale?
Are the pants still available?

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia M10 Pant
April 18, 5:06pm

Canon G1 X
If the lens turns out to be any good, this new Canon will definitely be on my wish list.

In Photography » Pick me a camera
January 09, 10:39am

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