BYOB 2013 the AAA Tour June 20th-30th

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  1. 6USMC6

    6USMC6 R.I.P. Party Boss

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    That is heaven on earth Jeff!


    BTW, looking for a 3 or 4 wt , 4 piece that is 7 1/2' to 8' long.

    All of the rods at Bean are 9' or 10'. Looking at an Orvis rod that is $395 and that's about top dollar for something I am going to strap to the back of a bike. I have a great 9', 4wt Loomis, but it's a 2 pc. Suggestions?
  2. Jeff B

    Jeff B Socially Awkward

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    Your prolly looking at the Access. Not bad, but not truly a mid flex as the advertised. The Superfine Touch 7'6" 3wt is the small stream winner if you'd be willing to go the extra hundred.

    One of my favorite low dollar small stream rods is the Echo carbon 7'6" 4pc.

    http://www.rajeffsports.com/echo_carbon.php

    It retails for around $170. Actually feels better than the Access your looking at.

    BTW, anything shorter than 7 1/2 foot is a novelty.
  3. 6USMC6

    6USMC6 R.I.P. Party Boss

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    Thanks, I'll take a look.

    BTW, when Orvis came out with their short 2 wt, I had a chance to fish it. IIRC, it was 6 1/2 feet long and calling it a novelty is a complement.
  4. papalobster

    papalobster With Gusto!

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    If'n you guys make to Wi for some stream fishin, I do know a couple areas to grab some trout. Nuthin big mind you, but decent fishing.

    I deer hunt just south of Boscobel of of 61 a couple miles. There's a coupla streams that run through the area that hold some fish.
  5. 6USMC6

    6USMC6 R.I.P. Party Boss

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    Some of the finest fishing I've ever done was in small streams in the Blue Ridge that you could damn near straddle that had brookies that went 10" to 12" and were an absolute blast on super light spinning tackle or a 2 wt fly rod.
  6. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    I know a stream that is stocked weekly right at the bridge to the Black Bear Resort :evil

    and I know somebody that would like a trout for lunch during the rdv :norton
  7. 6USMC6

    6USMC6 R.I.P. Party Boss

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    I'll bring the gear, catching them is a whole other other story.

    That's why they call it fishin' and not catchin'!
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    beantop Remember, Safty Forced

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    I just reserved a tee-pee for me and eddie bolted for June 27,28,29.:clap:clap

    Edit: 05-02-2013
    Just called to confirm my reservation.
    I have Tee Pee #1, $25/nyte for two peeps.
    Tee Pee has a tile floor,one eclrctric outlet, and a fan/lite combo. Bring your own sleep pad and bedding.
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    We have teepee #3 so there is only one or two left, better hurry:D
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    Does Eddie realize there is no front porch to sleep on?
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    I was joking fer crissakes! :lol3
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    Well I wouldn't turn on a blacklight in there.
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    Yeah, I even got a $ signal out in-town with T-Mobil . I think there were a few people able to get a connection in Marlinton.:evil:huh

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