old sink-tip line recycling

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Doug Graebner

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Jul 30, 2021, 9:41:33 PMJul 30
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Dear All-I had my sink-tip out at Chain Bridge and it is pretty clearly past its useful life (like "the sinking head is actually coming off the mono core" past). Can I just deposit it with any line recycling location or does it need special treatment?

Todd Ringler

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Jul 30, 2021, 9:53:40 PMJul 30
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Doug — Not sure about the line, but curious about the action at Chain Bridge. I have been spending most of my time farther upstream, but was thinking about hitting Fletcher’s / Chain Bridge this weekend. Is it worth it? Cheers, Todd

On Jul 30, 2021, at 9:41 PM, Doug Graebner <dgrae...@gmail.com> wrote:

Dear All-I had my sink-tip out at Chain Bridge and it is pretty clearly past its useful life (like "the sinking head is actually coming off the mono core" past). Can I just deposit it with any line recycling location or does it need special treatment?

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Doug Graebner

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Jul 31, 2021, 12:00:45 AMJul 31
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I didn't get anything but I am also comically incompetent, didn't bother going to fletchers to solicit a report, and was fishing with a busted sink-tip line when honestly I was dragging bottom so much a floating line would have probably been fine, so take that for what you will. I did see the gear crowd picking up cats up there. My gut instinct is honestly that you'll probably pick something up working the shoreline on the VA side at least. 

Doug Graebner

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Jul 31, 2021, 12:13:06 AMJul 31
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if I have time and energy tomorrow I'll either go and ask around or give things another crack around 5-7 PM with a floating line-I don't think a sink tip or sinking line is really necessary with how low the river is RN, especially at low tide, and that probably limits your options for topwater.

Daniel Lazenby

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Aug 1, 2021, 6:22:20 PMAug 1
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Check with district angling. I think they recycle line they take off reels and the customer doesn't want to keep.

Daniel


On Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 9:41 PM Doug Graebner <dgrae...@gmail.com> wrote:
Dear All-I had my sink-tip out at Chain Bridge and it is pretty clearly past its useful life (like "the sinking head is actually coming off the mono core" past). Can I just deposit it with any line recycling location or does it need special treatment?

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Doug Graebner

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Aug 2, 2021, 6:15:11 PMAug 2
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Thanks-I've been meaning to run over there anyways to pick up flies so that's perfect.
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