Orvis excited about stimulus package!

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  1. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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    Awesome now I can make fun of Orvis even more
     
  2. Porter

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    and why? :beathead:
     
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    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Make fun of Orvis? That is funny, they are successful as hell, have well supported products and a strong world wide following. Sure, make fun.
     
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    hmmmm, all those pissed off whiners scolding that this thread is useless and has no place.Looks like it developed into something worthwhile,...isn't that what forums are all about,after all? Just takes a newby to ruffle the feathers of the proud and opinionated old guard.hehe
     
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    I just saved up and bought a reddington crosswater (only $130 but im a college student) And I thought it was made on bainbridge but turns out the crosswaters are from chinamun....Damn it
     
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    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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    I should have said now I can make fun of orvis customers. Seriously the old zero G is the worst $700 rod I've ever cast in my life, my $80 cabelas stowaway casted better (RIP stowaway). If you got a grand to spend on a rod you should a) get a nice bamboo or b) get a scott or c) buy a $100 rod and use the other $900 to go fishing somewhere sweet.

    People who buy orvis rods either haven't casted anything else, like to burn money, or are buying a stupid label.

    I will say that their reels are decent and their lines are ok, but boy I don't get people who like their rods.
     
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    I don't own any orvis rods. I have fished with several kinds and different weights. I liked some and others I didn't care for. I can also say the same thing about sage, winston, etc.
    I have not tried any of the new helios but some reliable people who do not judge people by their gear they use seem to think they are on the same level or better with the other top dogs. There are some great fly fishers, guides, and authors on the subject and you apparently don't get them because they use a orvis rod? Stupid and ignorant are your true colors, but I forgive you, for sometimes you think you bought and have a fine five weight when you actually have a four weight. So maybe you should also make sure which brand of rod you are using to before offering your valued and experienced opinion...just sayin.
     
  8. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    There might be another possibility you haven't considered: they can cast better than you do.

    K
     
  9. Buck

    Buck "Ride'n Dirty."

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    I've yet to cast a Orvis rod, or use a line, or even test a reel, try a fly, or buy some waders, try on a sweater, or a watch, wear an Orvis snuggy, or cuddle an Orvis teddy bear, eat a bag of Orvis popcorn, buy an orvis hide-a-bed, use and Orivs wine rack, use an Orvis doggy carrier, or an orvis floor mat, or use the NEW Orivs honey drizzler....because i too am tired of my homey getting all over the place.
     
  10. Tim Cottage

    Tim Cottage Formerly tbc1415

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    For the past few weeks my family and I have been enjoying our spare time with our NEW honey drizzler.
    It has really brought us together as a family. Our lives have been enriched by this marvelous NEW invention. I can barely remember life without it.

    I now look forward to those times when I hear their gleeful cry, "Hey Dad, lets drizzle".


    TC
     
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    Your homey will be OK. I promise.
     
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    Jergens AKA Joe Willauer

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    iagree, when you buy a rod and it takes someone on the internet who sees a picture of you fishing, to tell you that your new 5wt your bragging about, is in fact a 4wt, you lose your credibility for judging fly rods.

    I thought you guys were joking, wow!
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    What weight is that honey drizzler?
     
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    Ask the powder monkey. He should know.
     
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    Buck "Ride'n Dirty."

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    that is too funny. I'm leaving it misspelled.

    The homey...or honey drizzler doesn't look like it stands up, so how do you store it? on it's side? And what is wrong with the clear plastic teddy bear honey container, honey comes in?

    Hey, there is always this option. They've taken the honey drizzler to the bathroom.
     

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