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Ferrule Tool Alignment

I have made more than 200 of the ferrule shrinking tools and have had only positive feedback on their performance, until recently. Paul had borrowed a tool from me and was able to tighten the ferrule fit on several rods. … Continue reading

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San Juan River

Was at the San Juan yesterday for the first time, did a float trip from Texas Hole to Crusher Hole. That must be the standard route, as there is even a shuttle service to spot the guides’ vehicles and trailers … Continue reading

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Cool Air

We moved to New Mexico last November, and up until a month ago the climate seemed quite pleasant. But June and July here means daily highs of 95 to 100F, and I found that too warm for working in my … Continue reading

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Jemez River Reels?

I haven’t written any blog posts for some time now. It is because I have been busy packing and moving to New Mexico. The motivation is better weather. So reelmaking operations now have to fit into the 0.5 car space … Continue reading

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Trout Opener 2014

Yesterday was Opening Day, and the occasion for one of the three annual events in Lovells. Our Historical Society is the organizer. Here is a craft show in the Township Hall. This is the finish of the “Leaky Wader Race”. … Continue reading

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