Hook Prices WTH

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Paul_, Mar 1, 2014.

  1. psycho

    psycho Active Member

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    If they are not in it for the money they don't last long.:D Think the Waltons do it for the benefit of the consumer?:eek:
     
  2. Slipstream

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    The good old days!
     

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    HauntedByWaters Active Member

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    I'm always browsing the bargain basket for useful hooks at any shop.
     
  4. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Listen. All us old farts should get a "senior citizen discount" at all fly shops. Looked at the price of some of these ridiculous small packages of feathers lately? Hogwash. Frankly, I'm getting tired of being "ripped" in the fly shop for an extra $2-$3, but, I still end up purchasing something just so they don't know I am a "real" cheapskate at times. :D
     
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  5. Krusty

    Krusty Krusty Old Effer

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    Problem is...about the only people I see in fly shops, or on the water, are old farts. Young people oughta be getting the discounts to encourage their interest.
     
  6. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I don't get a senior discount at my local fly shop. But I get my discount when I purchase my fishing license. Can't hardly beat 8 bucks to fish all year in a state with blue ribbon skinny water. And they are usually open all year around. None of those silly closures
     
  7. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    Shouldn't you be out shoveling snow off your driveway?
     
  8. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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  9. flybill

    flybill Purveyor of fine hackle, wine & cigars!

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    Jimbo, don't you have a snowplow for your ATV yet?
     
  10. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    It's 34 degrees this morning. I think it might be starting to get nicer out this week. Now I have to get up out of this comfortable chair and go fishing.Hell the sun is even shining.

    No snow plow. Don't need one on a sidewalk 25 feet long. No driveway to plow. I have a snow shovel to do the heavy work when I feel like it that is. The city has an ordnance for you to keep your sidewalks in front of your house clean. I told them I would keep it clean of snow when they started to take care of the roads in town when it snowed. It has snowed many time this winter. I only cleaned the sidewalk one time. I'm still waiting for them to sand the roads, even if it's only at the corners. This is one thing they are very lax at.
     
  11. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    My local fly shop carries their own hooks, so they're like $2.50 a pack of 25.

    www.theflyshop.com
     
  12. Flyborg

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    I'm hyper critical of my hooks, and I've fished plenty of off-brands and roped plenty of salmon and steelhead without issues. I'll never spend $9 on a pack of 25 hooks. There's no need.
     
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