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Re: Major John Muir Trail changes
There was a large and quantifiable financial increase in the profits associated with fly fishing nation wide after the movie version of "A River Runs Through It". I assume the same thing ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Major John Muir Trail changes
January 30, 5:41pm

Re: Re: Re: question
I'd agree with that %100. Tb be honest, though it usually happens a few times a day, for every time I can't quite reach a fish with a tenkara rod there are usually three when I wished they ...

In Fishing » Distance fly casting
January 27, 10:30pm

Re: question
For a beginning fly caster, no you will not make a delicate presentation casting 40 ft. But you are unlikely to do so at any distance using a western rod when you start. The good news is it will no...

In Fishing » Distance fly casting
January 27, 6:54pm

Re: Fly Boxes
The condiment style plastic dish with a lid like Yuri said (fly shops use them for keeping the flies together when making ap purchase) is the lightest. For backpacking I prefer the "dump them...

In Fishing » Fly Boxes
January 27, 3:44pm

UL casting strats
WEIGHT I %100 agree with Greg that you CAN easily cast beadheads with a tenkara rod. FWIW, I don't find dry dropper setups (much easier to cast than weighted streamers) to be either difficul...

In Fishing » Distance fly casting
January 27, 1:30pm

Re: boiling
Don't knock boiling! I was having way too much fun one time and decided to take several extra days fishing along my route in the Sierra. Because I had counted out my aqua mira to the exact dro...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » AquaMira drops
December 31, 12:04pm

Re: Re: Ticks at Wildcat, Point Reyes?
Yeah, ticks have a strong seasonal variation here on the central coast (and I assume elsewhere). The peak numbers also seem to vary wildly from year to year - like acorn numbers in the fall. I hav...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Ticks at Wilcat, Point Reyes?
December 31, 11:39am

Re: condensation in neoair
"Or, dont worry about it, and have it replaced under warranty if it degrades. This is my personal approach." I'm with you there! Personally I feel like when I am crapping in the mo...

In GEAR » Best way to inflate neoair xlite
December 31, 11:23am

Re: Best way to inflate neoair xlite
Humm ... when you cut and reseal the xlite to custom size it as lot of us have done (easy) I wonder if leaving a little bag of silicon-dioxite desiccant in the back chamber (where it gets opened) m...

In GEAR » Best way to inflate neoair xlite
December 31, 2:26am

bungee cord
I have some items with bungee cord elastic in them that are 20 years old, and they still seem fine. But I have some other (certain collapsible tent poles come to mind, for example) where the bung...

In GEAR » Deformed elastic on underclothing
December 06, 10:47am

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