Abel Nippers Worth The Money?

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  1. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    Like a lot of things in life, if you have to ask how much they cost you can't afford them......
     
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    Isn't it a little risky to clip a tag end with a blender?
     
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    Once you get used to it, it's not too bad. The generator and extension cord are a pain on the Middle Fork though.
     
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    golfman44 4-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    They hydro dam being proposed on the NF will help you with this.
     
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    Love the avatar flyfool....great movie ;)
     
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  7. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    I checked my teeth in the mirror, and the ones I use as nippers aren't any more worn than any of the others. They could use a good sharpening, though.

    On a vaguely related note, I just ran into a guy I know at the boat ramp after paddling/fishing today. Hadn't talked to him in couple of years since he retired. He seemed relaxed and content. Told me he didn't even know what day it was. He spends most of his days fishing now, or working around his house. We have a lot of mutual friends, so I filled him in on the scuttle.
    I showed him the pic of the 10" cutt I C&R'd casting and stripping a Reversed Spider. He asked me if I had noticed any bigger ones.
    "Nope," I replied, "but I also C&R'd about a half dozen dandy Peamouth Chubs!"

    Just then a nice cutt swirled right out in front of the ramp! We both let out whoops. He busted out a cheap spinning rod with a plastic red/white bobber and a can of home dug worms. Made a few casts without any luck. Then we saw a bigger fish jump upstream. He grinned and packed up his stuff and said he was driving to another spot higher up where he could enjoy a beer and a smoke while bobber fishing.

    Dang, after reading this thread, and then running into this happy mellow retired dude, I think I might just go back to being a worm fisherman. My compost heap has settled down into being a really productive worm hatchery!:D
     
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  8. snugpie

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    Snug pie is a term I came up with in college. It pertains to women...I'll let you're mind do the rest. :D
     
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    Yeah... Lee Marvin, Jane Fonda, Nat King Cole....I gotta watch that again. Lee Marvin played at least two roles. Funny as hell.
     
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    I hope you are using a UL listed marine-use cord with a GFCI receptacle on the generator. You might have a lot of explaining to do if a lot of fish suddenly start floating belly-up around you. So carry a net and be quick.
     
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    So let me get this straight.... You basically named yourself pussy?
     
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  12. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    Ha, Ha! I was thinking the same thing!

    My old carcass needed some sleep and I missed the morning incoming tide. The fog burned off awhile ago already anyway. I might go try to hit a spot on the low tide change and do some salmon angling recon in the process.
    Then, if I have the time, I've got to get back to figuring out an indicator rig set-up for dead drifting garden hackle. Makes me wonder if stainless or brass is the way to go for a garden hackle threader.;)
     
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    A tight one at that!

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  14. IveofIone

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    We should probably take a poll and see if among our 23,184 members there is a worse handle than Snugpie for what I can only assume is a grown man. Odds are this is the all time worst on WFF.

    Ive
     
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  15. snugpie

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    Well the only type of pussy I like is the snug kind, so in college we always said, "I bet she's got a snug pie." Sorry Ive I really like my handle because it makes you wonder what it means. Plus I've always said what you don't know can't hurt you. :D