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Re: Timing my East Sierra family hike
Bugs are mostly gone now, will be completely gone by the end of August. Usually the weather starts to become less stable and it gets colder around the end of September. October is a great time to g...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Timing my East Sierra family hike
August 07, 12:06pm

Re: Tenkara line management
Bill, I'm not a spin fisherman, but my understanding is things like Z-Rays and Panther Martins imitate small fish kind of like a wooly bugger fly would. The big fish certainly eat the smalle...

In Fishing » Tenkara vs Golden Trout
August 07, 11:42am

Re: SUL Thru-Hiking the Trans Catalina Trail
Great trip Andy! That looks like a really cool island.

In Post-Trip Reports » SUL Thru-Hiking the Trans Catalina Trail
August 06, 9:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Tenkara vs Golden Trout
Justin, the easiest way to learn is to go fishing with someone who knows what they're doing. That's how I learned. I'm pretty busy until the end of September, but if we end up going on ...

In Fishing » Tenkara vs Golden Trout
August 06, 9:31pm

Re: Re: Rae Lakes loop
I think the permit station at Road's End opens at 7:00 or 7:30. They usually start giving out permits at 11AM the day before. There are a number of first-come, first-served campgrounds near Roa...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rae Lakes loop
August 06, 2:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Bobwhite Packraft Loop
That shot of the crystal blue water of the South Fork is like river porn. Dave, you still insist on having a sign-in to comment on Wordpress? I've gone to comment a few times but the Faceboo...

In Post-Trip Reports » Bobwhite Packraft Loop
August 06, 2:10pm

Re: to bring water shoes or not to bring water shoes on the jmt
Definitely not necessary.

In GEAR » to bring water shoes or not to bring water shoes on the jmt
August 06, 10:04am

Re: Re: Re: Death by...

In GEAR » Time to panic
August 06, 12:48am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Tenkara vs Golden Trout
Hey Justin, Marko gave some good answers to your questions. Sounds like all you need is some 5X tippet and a few flies - try flyshack.com or theflystop.com. I use an 11' rod. I bring a 1...

In Fishing » Tenkara vs Golden Trout
August 06, 12:46am

Re: Re: Re: Tenkara vs Golden Trout
Yes, the lemon tree was also very useful for the margaritas that went along with the trout.

In Fishing » Tenkara vs Golden Trout
August 05, 9:25pm

All Reader Reviews by Andrew F

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zpacks Company
I had the same experience as everyone else here. Joe got me a customized piece of gear on time and was very responsive to my questions and requests. Can't do much better than that.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 30, 10:01am

ULA Ohm
The Ohm is my go-to pack for trips that don't require a bear can. You can fit a Bearikade in it, but it's not very comfortable because it bulges into your back. I put a plastic frame sheet fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
November 15, 2:15pm

Katabatic Gear Alsek
See thread with pictures and comments here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=48962 I've used this quilt for about 20 nights no...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 15, 2:08pm