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  1. Thread: Air lock

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    Air lock

    So I'm really intrigued by the Airlocks and have read a few good things, but not here yet. I'm put off by spending $8 for three indicators. Have any of you used them and are they worth it?

    I've...
  2. Thread: Park Map

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    For the National Geographic Trails Illustrated...

    For the National Geographic Trails Illustrated maps, consider getting 316&317(1:40,000) instead of 229(1:70,000) for better detail. They are BIG but good for trip planning.

    Also from National...
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    Welcome Mike. If you're like me you'll be...

    Welcome Mike. If you're like me you'll be traveling down every chance you get. I'm a bit south of Dayton, OH. I could drive 90 minutes to the Mad or Brookville, but normally end up adding another...
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    On the main LRO web page across the silver bar is...

    On the main LRO web page across the silver bar is an option, "Plan your trip" and from there is, "Where to stay". There are some good options listed there which are situated around Townsend, my...
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    #18 is a fine site. My son's first backcountry...

    #18 is a fine site. My son's first backcountry trip was there. I've stayed there at least a dozen times. There won't be brookies there, a lot of small eager rainbows though. Familiarity can be a...
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    Another vote for STL+ Replace the included...

    Another vote for STL+

    Replace the included studs with Kold Kutter 3/8" #8 traction screws. They are sold for ice racing motorbikes and BITE. A bag of 250 will run you twenty bucks or so on...
  7. The Park Office has become Chicken Little. I got...

    The Park Office has become Chicken Little. I got a text that 4"-10" of rain were expected 10/7 and 10/8 with 40 MPH gusts. NOAA had a dramatically different report. I called the back country...
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    I've never had any luck with Stimulators here....

    I've never had any luck with Stimulators here. What size do you use?

    Love the neversinks but the Stimulators will float a bigger dropper.
  9. Bear Grylls and a green weenie saved our trip

    How's that for a topic title?

    My son and I decided to take a quick trip down this weekend. We made the drive down Friday evening and stayed in Cades Cove. Yesterday morning we grabbed biscuits...
  10. One of these years I'm going to make it down. ...

    One of these years I'm going to make it down. I've been jealous for five years now. Great job bigsur and company!

    - Matt -
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    That's a beautiful brookie! I keep some...

    That's a beautiful brookie!

    I keep some magnetic Ohio State emblems in my glove box to educate/enlighten folks like you. :p
    If you find one such magnet covering an Alabama stickers that is...
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    Munger could finally be good for something?! ...

    Munger could finally be good for something?! :p:biggrin:
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    I posted about the lightweight rod holder in the...

    I posted about the lightweight rod holder in the past somewhere. You want to use Tenite Butyrate tubing. Way lighter than PVC and way stronger than lightbulb tubes. I think I bought 1/16 wall the...
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    Can LRO carry these?

    Saw from an online merchant, none of my local stores carry them. Would prefer to buy from LRO.

    Looks like it would be great for minimalist Smoky Mountain rhodo-combat bush whacking. The 1.2...
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    Congrats on your trip and the catch! I'm...

    Congrats on your trip and the catch! I'm chompin' at the bit to get down there again soon.

    Great choice for a site. I was with a group at 18 the first weekend last October when there was all of...
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    There's some medicine you can take to clear that...

    There's some medicine you can take to clear that up for you bigsur. There was an ad for it during the superbowl. Ask your doctor if it is right for you.
  17. Thread: BC v FC

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    To me one is not more difficult than the other...

    To me one is not more difficult than the other but each has unique difficulties.

    In my opinion the fish in the front country have seen the flies before, they will be more likely to pass up a fly...
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    That could be the Lewis thesis 2011, "The Effects...

    That could be the Lewis thesis 2011, "The Effects of Acid Deposition on High-Elevation Ecosystems: Values and Duties to Protect in an Ecocentric-Based Environmental Ethic"; it's a good read. It is...
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    AGW is a religion - "C02 increased, temperature...

    AGW is a religion - "C02 increased, temperature increased, it's our fault" is the prayer of contrition for the AGW faithful. "Settled science" is wielded upon the heretics. The assertion that any...
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    Mike, I wouldn't do it as an either-or; you can...

    Mike, I wouldn't do it as an either-or; you can do both without taking any time off at all. I do it over a weekend frequently and have a 5 hour drive each way. My last trip down I spent Friday...
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    Well done. I bet you had him fooled for a while....

    Well done. I bet you had him fooled for a while. Merry Christmas guys.
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    Wow, drive up to Fishcamp!? What were the...

    Wow, drive up to Fishcamp!? What were the bridges over Husky and the "big bridge" like?

    I recall when you could drive up one mile further than you can now; the "big rock turn-around".
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    Great pictures as usual! Maybe we can hit site...

    Great pictures as usual! Maybe we can hit site #27 when we meet up in the spring. From what I understand all of the fishing is below it, but we could hike down a ways and fish back up to the...
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    This is the fish you were telling me about last...

    This is the fish you were telling me about last weekend? Better not be another one that big!
    Since you landed this one; just think about the sucker that broke you off!
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    Great report Kevin. Days on the water just don't...

    Great report Kevin. Days on the water just don't get much better.

    But lets set things straight; you didn't run into us. We invited Thunderhead when he came into the store. Somehow bigsur...
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