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Hundred or so fish
A Hundred or so? You, are the man! That's killer.

In Fishing » Gear thoughts after a Sierra trip
September 08, 12:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: UL fishing footwear?
I like the Walmart Croc-off's, which cost less than nine dollars a set and are comfortable, don't absorb water and are light "as a feathah": Size 13: 10.7oz; Size 6: 6.7oz. ...

In Fishing » UL fishing footwear?
September 08, 12:53pm

Trout have keen eyes
Jim, It's a little of all those things. I also try to cast beyond and drift or draw-in to my target area, due to the impact of the bobber on the surface of the lake. However, I have a tip yo...

In Fishing » Fly and Bubble Tips?
September 08, 12:44pm

That Bear is a Hero
"Who do we thank, Yogi?"

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear learns how to crack Garcia cans at Yosemite
September 06, 7:30am

Updating again.
Okay, we've got a few more outings this year to go, but I thought I'd report in on the utility of the Fire Maple/Olicamp stove/pot rigs we're using for the Scout Troop's backpacking...

In GEAR » New Stove Gear: Fire Maple 117t and XK6 "HE" Pot
September 05, 11:41am

Ultralight Group Cooking
I'm with Dena. Well, I mean "I agree with Dena" on this one. :) I was expecting something excellent, like Ryan Jordan's article on the fry-bake pans and group cooking. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Group Cooking
September 04, 1:16pm

Re: Special moment with my Son

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Special moment with my Son
September 04, 12:13pm

"Comfort Light"
Sometimes, ya just gotta go for the cush. I just upgraded to an even thicker BA Air Core, thanks to a great deal at Kittredge Sports in Mammoth Lakes. Sure, it weighs more than the z-folder (but ...

In GEAR » Went for comfort on my pad. REI AirRail.
September 04, 11:48am

I like your specs for intended load capacity! I've noted that the new versions of the REI 3-leg stool now use a burly mesh in the center of the seat and weigh very slightly less than the o...

In Philosophy & Technique » Need advice for a backpacking chair: fabric
September 04, 11:44am

Re: Re: Did see some UL on the JMT
Andrew F, Did we meet on trail, mine being the big group with the Scouts out front and the old fella with the big pack walking sweep? Whenever folks are willing to chat, I always try to engage hi...

In Philosophy & Technique » Current conversations with JMT hikers
September 04, 11:38am

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