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WHAT DID YOU BUY TODAY? FISHING PURCHASES


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#1 PUMP KNOWS

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 03:37 PM

Hey OFF,

 

I must've spent over $1000 of fishing equipment the last few months from buying new rods, reels, lures and such.

I wanted to create a thread to see what type of items you guys purchase.

 

Here are a few thinks I picked up today...

 

new lures

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Salmon eggs + supplies that came in the mail from FishHeads

 

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I hope I did a good job on my sacks

 

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#2 RUSTY420

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 03:45 PM

Since last October I have bought a 8 wt fly rod a 2 wt waders vest everything possible for fly fishing
Got into a float rod and reel
Also got heavily into ice fishing. Hut sled gas auger flasher rods tip ups.
I don't even want to know the dollar value on what I have spent in last year
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#3 PUMP KNOWS

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 03:50 PM

Haha...I should just post my receipts.

 

River fishing is killing me. 

All im thinking about now is how much to spend on waders.

darn you SIMMS!!!

 

haha


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#4 AKnook

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 03:59 PM

I will be picking a few packs of 10mm tangerine mottled blood dot beads and some washed out flesh flies today.  Hitting the river this weekend. 


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Posted 19 September 2013 - 04:07 PM

Recently bought a shimano symetre and a st. Croix triumph to replace my old smallmouth rod. Looking to buy simms freestones to replace my crappy CT waders. I'm with instapump on this one, river fishing can be expensive :D
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Posted 19 September 2013 - 04:11 PM

I need to restock on some float fishing stuff for the fall. I somehow lost all of my Drennan floats after trout opener.


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Posted 19 September 2013 - 04:15 PM

i own reelflies.ca


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#8 PUMP KNOWS

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 04:17 PM

Recently bought a shimano symetre and a st. Croix triumph to replace my old smallmouth rod. Looking to buy simms freestones to replace my crappy CT waders. I'm with instapump on this one, river fishing can be expensive :D

 

 

Once we get our Simms, it'll be no looking back.

 

 

The next time I hit up a store, i'll be picking up stronger #10 salmon hooks.

My #10 gamakatsu hooks bent.

 

Can you guys recommend some stronger salmon hooks?

Someone mentioned to try Mustad


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#9 iJay

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 04:20 PM

Today - Roe

 

Talking about the recent past. Too much to list.

Since my wife is into this stuff, I have to buy 2 of everything


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#10 AKnook

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 04:20 PM

Better than gamakatsu?  Thats all I use and haven't had any problems.  They are sharp as hell. 


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#11 hamiltonangler94

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 04:34 PM

Ya gamakatsus are awesome hooks I just find them really pricey, that's why I usually buy vmc and they're are other smaller private companies that make good hooks for the money as well
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#12 w_ boughner

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 04:54 PM

To all you guys river fishing does not Ned to be expensive !! If your setting up right all you should loose to hang ups is 3-4' of leader a bead and a hook at most !! (Assuming your pinning) Lure fishing is expensive 2 live targets costs more than my leader and hooks from September to April .. Fly fishing can be expensive too if your buying flies at 5$ for an intruder
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#13 Mr. Bassturd

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 05:08 PM

bought some new main line suffix elite 10 lb clear  and splitshots gotta have splitshots,  I haven't tried this line yet but was quite impressed with it while spooling up my spinning reels very consistent on quality no line twist and easy to handle so far lets see how long it lasts and if it doesn't get all kinky.   And the price wasn't to bad either $9 for 330 yds.


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#14 Christopher K

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 05:17 PM

gammy's are awesome hooks! I have never found anything stronger.


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Posted 19 September 2013 - 05:17 PM

Can you guys recommend some stronger salmon hooks?

Someone mentioned to try Mustad

 

What # test line are you using?

It sounds like you are putting too much pressure while fighting the fish...

If you put enough pressure on any size 10 hook, it will straighten out...


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#16 Mr. Bassturd

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 05:48 PM

What # test line are you using?

It sounds like you are putting too much pressure while fighting the fish...

If you put enough pressure on any size 10 hook, it will straighten out...

yep personally I don't use name brand hooks and ive never really straightened out a hook on a fish its all about having ur drag set properly that way u don't really need heavy line and also ur hook won't receive as much pressure by letting the fish run a bit. 


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#17 w_ boughner

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 06:01 PM

I use raven octopus hooks
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Posted 19 September 2013 - 06:17 PM

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Salmon eggs + supplies that came in the mail from FishHeads

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Fishhead sent you a remote controller? Lol
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#19 DitchWizard

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 06:29 PM

haha guys don't talk about this! I am afraid to add up everything I have got for pinning, flying, ice fishing downrigging ect in the last while

 

To all you guys river fishing does not Ned to be expensive !! If your setting up right all you should loose to hang ups is 3-4' of leader a bead and a hook at most !! (Assuming your pinning) Lure fishing is expensive 2 live targets costs more than my leader and hooks from September to April .. Fly fishing can be expensive too if your buying flies at 5$ for an intruder

You are correct that you should only loose your leader but top of the line floro and premo hooks can add up too


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Posted 19 September 2013 - 09:34 PM

I honestly used to only use TroKar hooks, but I realized now that I am working part time and in school, spending 20 bucks on hooks is not the smartest thing aha. I mean they really are the sharpest hooks and I have had way more success as this season as proven for me, but the gamakatsu hooks OR Owner hooks are good. Even the big pack of BPS hooks are great for fishing for fun.


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