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    For Sale Shimano Clarus 8'6" ML Spinning Rod and Quantum Catalyst CI30PTS Saltwater Coffee Grinder

    Hello BD'ers, I am selling a setup I originally bought for the surf and have used a few times there, but not enough to keep it. The Clarus is the IM7 version of the rod, and I believe is one that had a lifetime warranty before that dried up with Shimano. It is actually a salmon and steelhead...
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    For Sale Quantum Cabo CNW 30 PTS Conventional Reel

    Quantum Cabo CNW 30 PTS Conventional Reel new in box. This is a great little offshore reel made by Quantum a few years ago. I use one of these and I have another that I love in the 20 size. Set up with braid it is a great 30 or 40 lb. Bait or jig reel for fishing local waters offshore. It is a...
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    Sheephead, steamed

    Great tip. Thanks.
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    2 Piece Popping Rod Question

    Paraffin is typically what you want to use on your rod ferrules. The reason you want to lubricate the ferrules is that rod sections can get stuck making it difficult to unseat and break down the rod. If a ferrule gets stuck, folks can get frustrated and break the rod as unseating the ferrule...
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    Recommendations for Gear Setups for 1.5 day BFT trip

    All of my trips on the Pacific Queen and my 1.5 day trips have been fishing 20-40 lb setups. You will probably be fishing mostly bait as a first timer, and it is usually the easiest way to start getting bit and keeping your line in the water. All of your first three rods will work for this...
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    Montana - checking in safe from Corona Virus

    Miss fishing the Skwalas....
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    Super Strong Guide Wrapping

    Thanks for the tip Walt. I was thinking of doing something like this with one of the Fuji plate reel seats on a deckhand rod. Not even sure that I need to use the epoxy, but it would probably help keep the reel seat in place over a longer period of time. Only question I had was how easy either a...
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    SoCal shops or stops

    Bob Marriott in Orange County. Nice selection of fly tying stuff and well known catalog retailer.
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    Beginner to Fly Fishing looking for some direction

    An 8wt is an extremely versatile fly rod. It's good for fishing the surf, salmon, steelhead, stripers, snook, shad, bonefish, redfish, etc. It allows you to toss a larger fly and heavier line and has the backbone for decent size fish on the fly. I have probably 3 8 wts in my quiver that I have...
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    Knots....

    Hi Walt, Good point on the uni to uni connection not being the best. Most use it at some point, but probably only useful on small fish heavy line combo. In big fish light line scenarios there clearly are better options. Good article as well. I normally tie a bimini in my braid and go from...
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    SOLD ProGear Albacore Special 540

    Interestingly the mfg specs on the 540 are 350/30#, and the shimano 20 is 280/30#. I took measurements of the spool for each of them: Reel................Spool Height (MM).....Spool Width......Spool Volume (cu. cm) ProGear 540........62...
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    SOLD ProGear Albacore Special 540

    Santa gave me a call on this one. Cheapskate's trying to bargain me down.
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    SOLD ProGear Albacore Special 540

    Here comes Tuni Claus Here comes Tuni Claus 'Cause Tuni Claus comes tonight...
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    SOLD ProGear Albacore Special 540

    We wish you a merry bluefin, We wish you a merry bluefin, We wish you a merry bluefin, And a happy new boat....
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    SOLD ProGear Albacore Special 540

    Merry Slay Some Fish, And a Happy New Boat!
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    SOLD ProGear Albacore Special 540

    The 540 with the 3.6 gears would be great for west coast fly lining for sure. My decipherin' shows that the ratio for the hand to the line would be around 1.44. More winch for sure. I have one of the old Diawa STT40s which has a ratio of about 1.66. The Fathom 40NLD2 is about 1.05 in low gear...
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    SOLD ProGear Albacore Special 540

    Here are some measurements that I took of various reels that I owned that compare to the 540: Reel................Spool Height (MM).....Spool Width......Spool Volume (cu. cm) Torque 300...........63...................................41.......................55 Penn...
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    SOLD ProGear Albacore Special 540

    Hi B'Der's, Progear Albacore Special 540 for sale. This classic reel is rated for 30# of drag by the mfg, and has a capacity of 350yds of 30# mono line. This is a Penn 99 sized reel, and based on my measurements of the spool, is about the same size as the Penn Baja Special, Penn Torque 300, and...
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    SOLD Progear Albacore Special 540 For Sale $220

    Thanks Robert. This one is in very nice condition. And you are right Tom, always tough to let the good stuff go. Sometimes I don't realize how good it is until it is gone! So many times I have thought, "I wish I still had that...."
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    SOLD Progear Albacore Special 540 For Sale $220

    Hi B'Der's, I have a Progear Albacore Special 540 for sale. This is a nice example of a classic progear reel. The reel is rated for 30# of drag by the mfg, and has a capacity of 350yds of 30# mono line. This is a Penn 99 sized reel, and based on my measurements of the spool, is about the same...
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    SOLD Penn Baja Special 113HN NIB $210

    Don't make 'em like this anymore...
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    SOLD Penn Baja Special 113HN NIB $210

    Hi BD'ers, I am selling a Penn Baja Special 113HN NIB with 300yds 80lb braid and topshot of 50lb. I bought this a few years ago, but have never used it. I actually have too many reels in this class. Would be happy to find a new home for it with someone that wants to rip some lips. $210, prefer...
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    Camprgounds near Redding, CA ?

    From Redding, if you go west, you head to Trinity, north you head to Shasta, and east you head to Lassen. Trinity is nice, and you can also camp at Lewiston Lake on the way. The fishing on Lewiston Lake is well known for large trout although you may need some type of personal watercraft to find...
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    Recommend for a fly guide in Jackson Hole

    Why not get in touch with Jack Dennis?
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    Self-Guided Alaska Fishing Trip

    All this talk of Yakatat has me thinking of the many years ago I was there. Wish I could make it back. We went there for silvers in September. The silvers there are pretty big. Steelhead in April. Garage door sized halibut. The Situk, the bay, the northern lights, and bears the size of a van at...
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    Fly fishing the California Coast

    I am a bit old school in my tackle, so for the surf I look for a mid/low range single handed 8wt that can cast. Because the beach and the salt are a rough environment for equipment, I look for a rod that has either an inexpensive graphite reel seat or an aluminum one, as opposed to something...
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    Okuma Komodo SS 471P: First Look

    Thanks for all the great information. As a recovering tackleholic, I found it interesting and made me curious about trying one for offshore trips in SD. @johndtuttle - You mention that the handle on the komodo is 120mm. I assume that the center of the handle nut to center of the center of the...
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    Reel for sale

    Thanks Mike for the PG. Great deal and great seller.