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That's a good site
I looked at it last week. I hope to catch Cherry Trout, too (they are the two native species there). One of my soon to be coworkers is a trout fisherman and has lived there for 8 years.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone done any backpacking in Korea?
April 14, 12:18am

I've so far been eyeballing the national parks in the NE part of the country--also where the trout streams are. I've heard some of the best streams for Manchurian Trout also have a lot of l...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone done any backpacking in Korea?
April 13, 10:13pm

Anyone done any backpacking in Korea?
I've accepted a job there not too far from Suwon in northwestern Korea. I'll have a few weeks vacation, plus all national holidays and hope to squeeze in a couple trips at least. Also wonde...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone done any backpacking in Korea?
April 13, 9:24pm

I think it is a nice gesture
And the key word in the OP is "family." For me and many here, BPL is a sort of extended family, and with family we believe in sharing the wealth. We don't sell to family to make a pro...

In Gear Swap » Public Apology to the BPL Family
April 07, 4:31pm

back to the original idea
We bought our place in 2005 for 369K (it appraised at the time for 381K). We put a lot down & have loans totaling less than 230K in a fixed 5.25 percent 30 year loan. However, the place might, ...

In Chaff » Anyone being foreclosed on?
April 05, 11:48am

Tom, I think that quote is often and/or also attributed to an Arabian thinker, but Sun Tzu certainly expressed that idea first (as far as history can tell).

In Chaff » Libya
March 19, 8:49pm

I think Obama admin was on the money with this
1. Waiting for both U.N. and Arab League approval 2. The people fighting for freedom in Libya are calling for international support of their cause 3. an international coalition including several ...

In Chaff » Libya
March 19, 8:44pm


In Chaff » Funniest ebay listing ever / Japan relief
March 18, 6:34pm

has been part of Chinese Philosophy since at least the time of Confucius, so it's hardly an American invention. Sort of like saying Columbus discovered America when it was already abundant with...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 13, 11:36pm

low standards
"I read the textbook the night before and got a B+" That speaks to me as much about your standards as it does the professor's. I did something similar once, and I wasn't appall...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 12, 6:30pm

All Reader Reviews by cary bertoncini

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Aquastar Aquastar - plus
Weight - 8.5 ounces, including the 1 liter lexan bottle. Dead on what I got for the weight on my scale. Features - water purifier, water storage, LED lantern. Just tested out my new UV Aquastar...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 20, 2:04pm

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
I'm impressed with the quiet and comfortable suit. Haven't been in a downpoor yet, but I did use it while hiking and was impressed with comfort and lack of sweat buidup inside (I did remove a layer b...

In Clothing - Raingear
February 07, 10:47pm