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    taking the helm

    The most important thing is wear a life jacket, Avoid high speeds until you get a feel for the boat & avoid drastic course changes until you have some experience with the vessel. It will be a fun time.
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    Can't quite believe it.

    I just received my highly recommended Yorkshire tea , it’s very good but it was missing something. I added some Cuban rum & it hit the spot on a rainy day. A few cups of that tea & nobody will care if their fly lines not laying out straight. Carry on !
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    Can't quite believe it.

    it was made in a logging town( Darrington wa.), by a long time traditional method that started in north Carolina. it is now legally made by a local legal Distillery based in Arlington Washington . the homemade stuff from a still in the woods is still around ,also known as stump water.
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    Can't quite believe it.

    my drink of choice is locally called APPLE PIE , it comes in a mason jar with a cinnamon stick in it , the brand I like is called lil George .
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    Can't quite believe it.

    it's printed in English , think of all the trouble those fellas that speak & read Spanish have !
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    Can't quite believe it.

    It would simplify the whole brewing of tea for us novices.
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    Can't quite believe it.

    at what time of the day is officially TEA TIME ? I know it's proper not to start drinking before noon .
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    Can't quite believe it.

    on your recommendation I ordered some , I shall soon be able to judge your taste in tea & possibly other things
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    Can't quite believe it.

    good to know,I will try & find a source for this highly acclaimed tea
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    Can't quite believe it.

    Holy mother of god, dam, you guys are masters at senseless arguments. I think I will post a threaded on which is the best breakfast tea & see how many day or months that can be debated
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    Can't quite believe it.

    the trouble with wrestling with a greased pig is ,you soon realize he likes it
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    Can't quite believe it.

    Airflo lines are very popular in my part of the world , maybe it's a special European line that has memory coils designed to protect your delicate leaders. never had a problem with them. It's the Rio lines & their short life span that are cursed in my area.
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    First try at north country flies

    Alec had a different way to size his hooks, odd numbers only & I always thought it was to a British hook size standard, oddly I never Asked him about it.
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    Double haul beauty

    They might be great for dock casting ,but they would be hell on a gravel river bar
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    Any one for Alba

    Haven’t we seen this tactic before? This seems to be a common political maneuver.
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    First try at north country flies

    That’s how I do it,I think I need to lighten up on the hackle,that should improve things a bit.
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    First try at north country flies

    The hooks I’m using are AlecJackson north country fly hooks,Alec gave them to me just before he past. They are size 5 which I think are to big.The thread I’m using is a British brand 15/0 which is quite nice to the with.
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    First try at north country flies

    Thanks for the advice, I do the the tip in but I seem to be over hackling them
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    First try at north country flies

    Yes I need to use less hackle, it’s a learning process for sure
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    First try at north country flies

    Anybody, I didn’t think they were that bad
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