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Discussion in 'New Features, Site News, Issues Info.' started by Chris Scoones, Jan 10, 2007.

  1. Keith Hixson

    Keith Hixson Active Member

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    It's therapy: Those of us whose addiction is fly fishing, this site becomes therapy during the long winter months and when the rivers are high and muddy. Its a psychologist's couch for those who are addicted to fly fishing.:eek:

    KEH:)
     
  2. flybill

    flybill Purveyor of fine hackle, wine & cigars!

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    Very nice Chris!! I didn't realize that there are so many registered members, since I seem to see the same core group most of the time.

    It's nice to see you're getting the Watermaster's back into the gear program and thanks for everything else.

    Yes, your tide program is great!! You told me what went into getting that up and running and we really need to take advantage of it! :beer2:

    Thanks for a great site!! :cool: :beer2:
     
  3. Richard Olmstead

    Richard Olmstead BigDog

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    Congratulations, Chris. This site (if not its members ... just joking ...) has been a class act for a long time.
    Dick
     
  4. seanengman

    seanengman Trout have no politics

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    Where, when and how do I go about buying some WFF gear. Gotta flaunt to my friends that I'm a fly fisherman now. Peace.
     
  5. Craig Hardt

    Craig Hardt aka Nagasaurus

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    Thank you to Chris and everyone else who keeps the site up and running!

    Would it be possible to provide a version of the WFF fish graphic for use in decals for custom rods (or to add to existing rods for that matter)?

    There are a few companies that will produce decals given a graphic to work with...but I realize that the volume might be really low and it probably would not be worth it for WFF to order the decals. I'd be willing to purchase such a graphic for decal usage if it existed.
     
  6. jabseattle

    jabseattle jabs

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    That's HOT and Thanks Chris for all the hard work...
     
  7. Mingo

    Mingo the Menehune stole my beer

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    decals? get it tattooed on yer arse like the rest of us!!!!!! :cool:

    :rofl:

    This place is a giant extended family, complete with crazy in-laws, drunken uncles, wild cousins and lots of unbelievably talented fisherfolk..........great times ptyd
     
  8. Ron Eagle Elk

    Ron Eagle Elk Active Member

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    Chris,

    The scope of this site never ceases to amaze me. It would probably take a lifetime to read through all the archieved information here.

    Did someone mention cold weather hats?

    REE
     
  9. Jim Fitz

    Jim Fitz Member

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    Best website and avatars in the world!

    Thanks to Chris and the moderators.

    Jim
     
  10. Jeff Wood

    Jeff Wood New Member

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    Thanks Chris for a great site. The tide charts rock.
     
  11. Scott Catlin

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    With 6800 members it seems like we should be able to collaborate on one effort and make a difference together. Here's what I propose: Once a year we open nominations for a charity or organization to donate money towards. Call it the Annual Washington Fly Fishing Members Campaign or something like that. Nominations should focus on conservation or education, with a bend towards fly fishing in Washington; Hoh River Trust, Friends of Issquah Salmon Hatchery, Washington Trout, etc. Once nominations close we poll the group to choose the organization to support for the year, open up a donations account on Paypal, and at the end of a month (or longer) send all the money to the chosen org. 6800 members at a buck a piece is a chunk of change, not to mention donations from the lurkers out there and out of staters. It might be nice to lend a hand as a unified group. Just a thought.
     
  12. Mike Etgen

    Mike Etgen Not Quite A Luddite, But Can See One From Here

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    Great idea! There's some excellent photos here - enough good ones to do a "Fish Porn" as well as a "Scenic Washington" version.

    I'm sure everyone who's contributed a picture would gladly give it up (In regards to copyright) to be a part of something like that

    Chris...wow. Thanks for summing it all up. I had no idea how much ground you were covering with this site. What's it feel like to have created something as all-around excellent as this site?

    :thumb:
     
  13. Drag-Free Drift

    Drag-Free Drift Member

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    Chris:
    Re my post (#10). I take it back, mostly. I see now that the tide tables do work, except for the one I use most often (Tacoma Narrows). I can't get that one to display, for some reason.

    Chris's reply... Damn it. Tacoma Narrows along with Vashon Island (Burton, Quartermaster Harbor) were completed during testing of the tides area, and were only run for 2005-2006. Gotta fix an issue with the program that builds the images before I can add additional years. Thanks for the heads up / reminder. Chris.

    Update... Got the admin program working again and now both of the stations listed above are up to date through 2010.
     
  14. John Hicks

    John Hicks Owner and operator of Sea Run Pursuits

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    Chris,

    While reading the thread this morning on publishing, it hit me that this site has a lot of aspiring and experienced writers, publishers, photographers, guides, and the such.

    http://www.washingtonflyfishing.com/board/showthread.php?t=36999

    It would be a great idea to add a forum on the business end of this fly fishing thing we do. I found that thread extremly informing and idea provoking.

    John
     
  15. MacRowdy

    MacRowdy Idaho Resident Craftsman/Artisan

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    Chris this site is totally gay!

    MAC