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Re: wading staff?

2006/9/15 15:26
From Schuylkill County
Posts: 661
Several years back I had knee surgery, bought a staff that was 20 bucks cheaper than a folstaff, cracked the first time out. Took it back to Jonas, got a folstaff, been going strong ever since. One of the wiser ff purchases I ever made. You won't regret it.

Posted on: 2012/9/13 21:00
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Re: wading staff?

2010/6/19 16:43
From Clinton County, Pa.
Posts: 2005
I bought a Hodgeman folding wading staff about 6 or 8 years ago. I don't know if they still make them but it has served me well. I don't use it much though. I think I paid about $60 for it.

Posted on: 2012/9/14 16:23
"Even the thousandth trip to the same familiar stream begins with renewed hope and unfailing faith." ZANE GREY

Re: wading staff?

2007/6/29 21:57
From SE PA - Chester County
Posts: 35
an old ski pole works the best for me

Posted on: 2013/4/2 7:47

Re: wading staff?

2010/7/18 7:23
From Lansdale
Posts: 1174
"an old ski pole works the best for me"

Ditto. $3.00 for a pair at Salvation Army. It doesn't fold, but it doesn't bother me. It floats behind me.

Posted on: 2013/4/2 12:42
To err is human, to forgive depends on the error.

Re: wading staff?

2006/9/17 9:47
From WNY
Posts: 283
Another ski pole user

Posted on: 2013/4/3 8:53

Re: wading staff?

2009/4/1 21:52
From Johnstown, PA
Posts: 4448
Being an amputee almost demands that i use a staff , i tried to go without one but i have fallen in almost every stream in western Pa. So , i bought this thing called a "Fishing Buddy" it's a bicycle seat on the end on an adjustable pole , not only a wading staff but a good way to sit and take a little break........made in Greensburg , i like it.

Posted on: 2013/4/15 6:05

Re: wading staff?

2006/9/10 7:44
From Enola, Pa.
Posts: 2289

For many years I also used a broomstick, a couple of years ago I purchased one, never did like it.


Posted on: 2013/4/15 9:59
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Re: wading staff?

2012/1/16 18:57
From North East PA
Posts: 1592
With one bad knee and another one going bad, the wading staff is only common sense for me. Ditto the polarized glasses, so you can see where you are placing your feet.

I purchased the Hammer from Amazon and have been very happy with it. I rubbed the sections where it joins with candle wax after having some difficulty getting it apart one day.

The holster did not hold up very well and I have repaired it once. I would suggest reinforcing it with iron patches or something similar.

Posted on: 2013/4/15 10:27

"Hey, Wait, that rock is moving" - Pat D, Newbie Jam, 3/16/13

Re: wading staff?

2011/5/24 8:38
Posts: 142
ski pole user x4 - check out any salvation army/thrift store and $2 will getcha a solid, straight pole with "ergonomic" grip.

Posted on: 2013/4/15 19:11

Re: wading staff?

2007/3/24 2:29
From Luzerne County, PA
Posts: 393
2nd on the carabiner clip, same with my net, clip on, clip off

Posted on: 2013/4/17 17:36

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