Hi - I'm Brian and I might be a gearaholic

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Brian White, Feb 10, 2014.

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I've cast my fly rod somewhere.....out of the ordinary.

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  1. Brian White

    Brian White Recovering Bugmeister

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    Pretty sure my wife will leave me if i buy a spey rod.

    Right before dinner my bride gave me the look she gives the cat when she makes the cat sleep in the garage because....At the moment I have all my fly boxes (which equates to quite a few) spread out across the living room floor. After I got home from work I thought I'd relax for a few minutes and rethink how to organize my flies for the 1000th time. For some reason, she doesn't seem to find my ponderings as relaxing as I do. She doesn't like beer or the movie Blazing Saddles either, though, so plainly she has a screw loose.
     
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    Let's see, where have I cast in a place out of the ordinary? How about the casting pool at last years fly fishing show in Lynwood? Man that was an awkward place for a casting pool. Or maybe casting at scheels in Reno, nv from the 2nd story towards the Ferris wheel in the middle if the store?

    I'm definitely a gearaholic. Case in point I traded that B3X to Brian the OP! Glad you enjoy it!


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  3. Charles Sullivan

    Charles Sullivan dreaming through the come down

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    I wish I could be a gearaholic. I have kids.

    Kids have college tuition accounts to fund.

    I have shitty gear.

    Go Sox,
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  4. Greg Armstrong

    Greg Armstrong OldRodsHaveMoreFun

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    Charles,
    You have to think of them as investments...
    no, not the kids - I meant the gear.. much easier to justify them that way.
     
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    Travis Bille Active Member

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    I'm like a gearaholic, but for booze.

    I had my 14 month (at the time) old daughter casting my 3wt in the terminal at PDX. I also sometimes go to the lawn at the local zoo on lunch break
     
  6. Trustfunder

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    A gearaholic would assess his tackle for the spandax fish that needed a squiggly bait is how I read this... Don't have a clue what you guys are talking about shadow casting.
     
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    FLYFLICKER Chris

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    I cast from my couch!!

    Redington makes a sweet little 2 piece 50” casting rod for practicing and working on your mechanics.

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    What! What!
     
  8. Kyle Smith

    Kyle Smith DBA BozoKlown406

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    Why not just put a reel seat on that thing! WTF!
     
  9. Red Arch

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    If winter keeps up any longer I might just start practice casting at the university....

    Might want to spey though, the back cast has the potential to be dangerous to my health...
     
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    OK, I'll tell you what they don't like, and what some people frown on. You go to the sportsman show. You want to cast a rod. They have a "casting pool" which in reality is some blue plastic with a light covering of water. With my friend Don Simonson standing in the rain giving casting lessons. And you're in a hurry. But, hey, there is more than one pool. So, you go to the deep water where the kids are bait fishing for bows. Now, that's casting. Like standing in the Kenai during the salmon run. And you're inspiring all the little tykes to become fly fisherman. So they all start waving their little sticks like you are.
     
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    FLYFLICKER Chris

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    I'm with you, but it would no longer cost $39.95 to buy if they did that.
     
  12. Porter

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    There called lawn fish, and sometimes my fishing on the lawn equals my results on the river :D
     
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