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Old 03-20-2018, 12:59 PM
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Felt ban

For those who travel . .
Just saw that the NP Service has banned felt soles this year in Yellowstone.
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Old 03-21-2018, 09:32 AM
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Thanks, good to know
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Old 03-22-2018, 06:52 PM
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Everyone should be buying stock in Korkers!!!! With them being the only wading boot company with interchangeable soles they have quite the corner on the market.
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Old 03-30-2018, 05:57 AM
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Well, it was bound to happen. The NPS has to err on the conservative side to protect what we have. I’ve not kept up with the goings on. This will cost me money since I only own felt.
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Old Yesterday, 02:29 PM
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What about all of the other gear that we walk into the water with that gets wet? Flet soles aren't the only thing that carries rock snot to another stream. Waders, socks, fly line, flies....a hat dropped into the water...

I'm not saying don't ban felt soles but that's a feel-good solution not a solution that will work effectively. That's why many areas opened up streams to felt again. The ban just wasn't effective. Not to mention the animals that walk your dog.
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Old Yesterday, 06:11 PM
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So, the Logik is to do nothing because it doesn't totally control the problem?

Many of us favor Sensible Felt Control....

....but now I have to buy some new wading shoes, dagnabbit. I used to have a pair of Simms Aquastealth lightwt wading shoes and liked them.
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Old Yesterday, 10:28 PM
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Be greatfull that you have the opportunity to fish the park since the NPS doesn't want visitors to get more than 100 feet from a paved road or trail since we are harassing and disturbing THEIR fish and wildlife. Been fishing the park for over 50 years and can see the changes in their management attitude.
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