Best thing you bought this year?

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  1. Upton O

    Upton O Blind hog fisherman

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    Belize fly fishing trip for bonefish. I'm buying another one this year, too.

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  2. Brookie_Hunter

    Brookie_Hunter aka Dave Hoover

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    The services of an Architect and an old (~50 yrs) 6.5ft Wright & McGill Featherlight rod with ring and cap reel seat in mint condition with original aluminum rod tube/sock.
     
  3. PT

    PT Physhicist

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  4. kingpuck

    kingpuck new to fly fishing but loving every minute of it

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    Going to have to say my Kindle 3. Realize it's not necessarily an outdoor thing but plan on taking it with me whenever I go hiking / camping. Totally opened my eyes to reading some neat stuff and it doesn't hurt my eyes as much as a book and is much lighter.

    Hoping 2011 brings the end of college (graduation), the purchase of a decent rod/reel, and maybe a new car.

    Happy New Year everybody!
     
  5. Kyle Smith

    Kyle Smith DBA BozoKlown406

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    2 things that brought me great satisfaction in 2010: a stream thermometer and a BBSII reel.
     
  6. Leroy Laviolet

    Leroy Laviolet Aint no nookie like chinookie

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    A house 10 minuts from the Clearwater and Snake:thumb:
     
  7. Jerry Daschofsky

    Jerry Daschofsky Moderator Staff Member

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    My Sons fishing license. First year he actually asked for one and first year he has asked to go fishing with me. Best investment I have made.
     
  8. Paul Norton

    Paul Norton Member

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    iPad - paid for itself several times over.
    Caribbean vacation in November - completely off the grid for a week.
    2 Oregon 1-day fishing licenses - quality time & fishing time combined. :D
     
  9. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    My Madshus Hypersonic waxless classic race skis-yes,race skis! I was really tired of dragging the Atomic Betas-which in NO WAY resembled decent waxable race skis over the tracks here in Leavenworth, but...waxing for fresh 32 degree snow's impossible to do. We test drove these things, and they're reeeeeely fast even without being run in, and every bit as grippy as those stupid fish scale things, but QUIET!!!

    So, if anybody wants to learn either classic or skate Nordic skiing from a Level II Nordic coach and former U.S. Team Biathlete, pm his Lordship here, and we'll get you out on the skinnies!
     
  10. Jason Shutt

    Jason Shutt Dues past due

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    My first home. It even has a pond that will host some pet bass in the spring.
     
  11. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Jason, congratulations. That is a huge best thing! Hope you are all well.
     
  12. Chad Lewis

    Chad Lewis NEVER wonder what to do with your free time

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    Hardy 5 weight 'glass rod. This thing has improved my casting by miles. Anyone interested in becoming a better caster, I highly recommend getting yourself a ridiculously whippy fiberglass rod and fishing it a lot.
     
  13. JesseC

    JesseC Active Member

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    2 through 10wt Zaxis quiver, Ferrari Testarossa, and a G650. Not that I'm bragging or anything.

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  14. JesseC

    JesseC Active Member

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    I also bought a new grill.
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  15. Luke77

    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    DAAANG!! Like a G6?

    Next thing you know, you'll be sippin sizzurp...
     
  16. JesseC

    JesseC Active Member

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    No Luke. Like a G650. The 50 has an extra two feet of cabin diameter. Holy shit I can't believe I have to explain this.

    I do not know what sizzurp is. Is that a new single malt scotch I should be aware of? Perhaps a limited production sourced from an artisan enclave?
     
  17. Luke77

    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    Come on man, you're going to fly high like a G650 and not get slizzer'd? What's wrong with you??!!
     
  18. Loren Jensen

    Loren Jensen Active Member

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    lol watch this jesse

     
  19. Rick Todd

    Rick Todd Active Member

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    My best thing is definitely my cabin on Big Twin Lake in Winthrop (well, it is at least weathertite, and will be habitable buy mid summer!) My worst thing was leaving my old trusty Browning B-80 leaning on the front of my brothers truck and subsequently run over in Montana (luckily I had my Beretta Silver Pigeon O/U backup for the rest of the trip!)! Second best thing is my new Beretta Xplor autoloader-sweet shot gun!
     
  20. Bert Kinghorn

    Bert Kinghorn Formerly "nextcast"

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    Two chickens and a goat...