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    I'm going a different route with my most...

    I'm going a different route with my most memorable. I'm going with my first trout caught in the park. Up in Tremont, Rainbow, all of about two or three inches long, on a hare's ear nymph that I had...
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    Nice job, Dave Carson, with the story WVLT did on...

    Nice job, Dave Carson, with the story WVLT did on trout hatcheries and trout stocking. Looks like you got Ted Hall into some big trout. And again, a nice free advertisement for LRO. Here is a link to...
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    LRO got some free advertising

    A story on WBIR about reclaiming coal mining sites for wildlife. The person they were interviewing about it was wearing a LRO hat. Awesome!
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    Thanks, guys. I should have mentioned, I grew up...

    Thanks, guys. I should have mentioned, I grew up here in the area, so I am familiar with a lot of the most popular areas of the park. I've been fishing up there for several years too. I have fished...
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    Favorite Day Hikes/Fishing Spots

    Just curious if you all would share areas that you enjoy hiking and fishing. I know there are a lot of choices for this, but I am interested in trying some new spots. I am thinking of spots around...
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    Those links all look pretty good. So outfitting...

    Those links all look pretty good. So outfitting totally depends on what you want to do, and how much you want to spend. Some things I would add to this is when you buy, especially the more expensive...
  7. Thread: One nighters?

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    18 looks interesting. I have that on on my list...

    18 looks interesting. I have that on on my list now too.

    Anyone else have some recommendations?
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    Thanks guys. #24 is definitely on my list, and...

    Thanks guys. #24 is definitely on my list, and higher on the more than one night list. I have a few flies I've been wanting to try out my 8 wt on some smallies, so 17 is not out for me. I haven't...
  9. Thread: One nighters?

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    One nighters?

    Ok, I would like to do some one nighters in the park. I want to hike in set up camp and hike out the next day, and fish as much as possible. So I am open to suggestions. Here is the real tricky part...
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    Thanks, flyred. Any recommendations on line? I...

    Thanks, flyred. Any recommendations on line? I have done all WF*F so far. I may get a reel with an extra spool, so I can have one with floating, and one with sinking.
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    Yes, I will be hitting some warm waters with it....

    Yes, I will be hitting some warm waters with it. It will definitely be an adjustment, since I love fishing with my 3 wt. I will be in FL in May for my nieces college graduation, and I hope to work in...
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    Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year! May you get...

    Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year! May you get to fish more, catch more, and tell more stories next year!
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    Christmas Gifts

    I was pleasantly surprised to receive a TFO Professional 9' 8WT rod today from my parents. They knew I wanted one, but I had not asked them to get it for me for Christmas.

    Thanks, Paula for...
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    Is LL Bean trying to keep up with LRO?

    I have been laughing at the ad campaign that LL Bean has been running showing that they now have free shipping. I just keep thinking that they have felt the pressure from Little River. They still...
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    The extra handle is pretty cool. I did what Stan...

    The extra handle is pretty cool. I did what Stan suggested and skipped the first guide when using it, since the first guide on the mid section is not the oversized first guide on the first section. ...
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    You can e-mail me at dan dot calhoun at gmail dot...

    You can e-mail me at dan dot calhoun at gmail dot com. I might be interested in the 1495 1/2.

    Thanks,
    Dan
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    Finally went fishing with my Bamboo rod.

    I bought a Heddon rod that Stan Smart had done some work on almost two years ago, and I finally took it fishing. It is a 9' 3-piece 7 wt, but Stan made an extra handle so that you can fish with the...
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    Thanks Hoosier! That is good info. It backs up...

    Thanks Hoosier! That is good info. It backs up what I thought I was seeing. There are places that rent kayaks for that area, but most people are not fly fishing. I might have to take the nephews...
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    Eastern Shore, VA

    Has anyone done any fishing in this area. Next year I will be spending a week in Cape Charles with my family, and they know I will be doing some fishing. My dad, some of my nephews, and a friend...
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    1. Any fish on my hook, other than bait, when...

    1. Any fish on my hook, other than bait, when I'm using bait.
    2. Southern App. Brook Trout
    3. Brown Trout
    4. Bluegill
    5. Bass
    6. First one doesn't really count does it? Crappie.
  21. Implications of decreased hunting and fishing

    I think if you've spent any time with Steve Moore, you have probably heard him tell you to keep trout of legal size caught in the park. He believes that the amount of people "catching and releasing"...
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    The rod being raffled this year is a 7'4" 5 wt. ...

    The rod being raffled this year is a 7'4" 5 wt. Joe Hatten announced this at the LRCTU meeting last night. He also said it should be at LRO pretty soon. I forget Charlie's last name, but he is the...
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    Ivory Snow and a Washing Machine

    My pair of Orvis Silver Labels recommend washing them in a machine using a mild detergent like Ivory Snow. Make sure not to use a liquid detergent. Check the label on your waders, it will probably...
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    I'm also a big fan of the Traveler. I've had...

    I'm also a big fan of the Traveler. I've had mine for a few years now. I love the rotary feature, which beats my Dad's vice (an old Herter's, which he's had since the late 50's or early 60's) that...
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    Trey, My first set up was not all that great...

    Trey,

    My first set up was not all that great either. I did not have all that much money to spend, so I went cheap. I think it was a 5 WT Cortland 4 piece. My current rod I fish with (TFO...
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