Missing puffy jacket!

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  1. Chad Lewis

    Chad Lewis NEVER wonder what to do with your free time

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    My puffy jacket is missing. It's a Patagonia Special Edition Down Sweater, black in color, size XL (XL size is for layering underneath, you know). I suspect some flat bill wearin' whippersnapper is on a river showing off in it right now. Probably drifting a bead with an egg dropper. Damn miscreants. I want my jacket back!
     
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  2. Luke77

    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    That is a serious bummer! If I lost my hooded pata sweater, I'd probably throw my slinkied beanie in the river and cry the whole way home while pedaling my fixed gear bike in my never-washed dark denim.


    Okay, I probably wouldn't cry.
     
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  3. Dipnet

    Dipnet The wanted posters say Tim Hartman

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    Tom Cruise stole it and is enjoying it immensely!!!

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    Salmo_g Well-Known Member

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    Tom Cruise could turn around 3 or 4 times in a size XL!
     
  5. Dipnet

    Dipnet The wanted posters say Tim Hartman

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    Just 'cuz he prowls eastern Washington rivers looking to add to his wardrobe doesn't mean he can't afford a good tailor for adjustments!! ;)
     
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    Derek Young Emerging Rivers Guide Services

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  7. Chad Lewis

    Chad Lewis NEVER wonder what to do with your free time

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    No, no no. Mine's black.
     
  8. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Member: Native Fish Society

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    It's no use, you'll never find it. I was in Seattle this weekend and every third guy I saw was wearing a puffy. In fact, I commented to my wife " remember in the 70's when everyone had a puffy jacket or down coat?" Of course todays puffies are much nicer.
     
  9. Chad Lewis

    Chad Lewis NEVER wonder what to do with your free time

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    Found it! It was hanging in the break room at work. Glad to have the ugly thing back.
     
  10. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    Should I buy a puffy jacket to keep up with the current fashion trends or become a hermit? I'm leaning toward the latter.
     
  11. Chad Lewis

    Chad Lewis NEVER wonder what to do with your free time

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    GAT, according to another thread you should buy a puffy to be warm and comfortable while pursuing diverse fish species with a fly rod. As an added benefit you'll look hip and trendy, although they do tend to add a few pounds to the camera.

    I vote against hermit. That lifestyle seems to offer less fishing than I'd like.
     
  12. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    I don't know... they look sorta dumb to me... something like a space suit from a grade C, SciFi movie in the 60s.
     
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    Dipnet The wanted posters say Tim Hartman

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    I think you're describing something like this one:
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    GAT Dumbfounded

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    Yup. Right out of a grade C SciFi.
     
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    My first impression.
     
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