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Spinner fishing vs Tenkara fishing
Richard nailed it. It's all about what you're willing to compromise. The spinning setup - in particular the fly and bubble - is the most successful backcountry setup I've ever seen....

In Fishing » Spinner fishing vs Tenkara fishing.
August 29, 8:40am

Enchantments 8/15-8/18
Gorgeous! I'm heading up there for 5 days in mid-September. Lottery was good to us this year. How was the fishing? We're trying to figure out how much of our time will be spent casting. ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Enchantments 8/15-8/18
August 25, 8:38am

line test
Like Erik, I use 4lb. on the spool with 2lb. leader. The lighter leader is a little tougher for the fish to see in our crystal clear alpine waters in theory, but the main reason I use it is to mini...

In Fishing » line test
August 20, 6:42pm

Bikepacking Bike Advice
Thanks for the help! Much appreciated - I am new at this use for a bike, so it's really helpful. I certainly have a sense of the gearing from previous bikes, but not loaded up as a bikepacking ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bikepacking Bike Advice
August 20, 8:48am

Which Trail Shoe?
Trying to decide between a couple shoes and wondering if folks have opinions on either of them. NB710: http://www.newbalance.com/New-Balance-710/MT710,default,pd.html?dwvar_MT710_color=Black_wi...

In GEAR » Which Trail Shoe?
August 17, 9:34am

Bikepacking Bike Advice
I'm looking at my first bikepacking setup. I'll be pretty much exclusively on dirt and gravel. Very little vertical. Very little singletrack. Probably 60% rails-to-trails paths and 40% open...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bikepacking Bike Advice
August 14, 8:39pm

FS: Bug Bivy
Bump for new price: $60 includes shipping.

In Gear Swap » FS: Bug Bivy
August 13, 9:12pm

FS: MontBell UL SS Down Hugger #1
Very reluctantly considering parting with this bag. It's in gorgeous condition. A few years old, but wasn't used heavily and hasn't been used at all in awhile and has been stored lofted...

In Gear Swap » FS: MontBell UL SS Down Hugger #1
August 09, 9:46pm

FS: Bug Bivy
The North Face Debug Bivy Pretty unique item. I got this thinking I would use it inside a teepee or under a tarp as a UL tent that would keep the soggy NW ground at bay and keep bugs off me. It&...

In Gear Swap » FS: Bug Bivy
August 09, 8:01am

About US Reel XL180
Interesting. I haven't had any problems with mine, but I've been focusing a little more on Tenkara for the last year or so. Still, I have used it dozens of times with no issues so far. T...

In Fishing » UL Telescopic Fishing Rod & Reel
July 25, 7:55am

All Reader Reviews by pack nwcurt

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BPL Ultralight Fishing Rod Case 2"
I'd been looking for a light, tough fishing rod tube for a long time and was excited to find this option. Despite fantastic customer service with a special request and fast shipping, this rod tube qu...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 07, 11:57am

Lock Laces Shoe Laces Lock Laces Shoe Laces
I'll give the Lock-Laces that BPL sells a star for being incredibly comfortable during in-camp and flat trail duty, and another star for the quick and easy on-off they allow. But, they are not near...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 07, 11:43am

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
If Esbit is the fuel choice, this little stand is a fantastic option. Fits the GSI double boilers well and my Snowpeak bowl nicely. The real appeal is the ridiculously light weight. I can tos...

In Stoves - Other
August 07, 11:35am