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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-07-2019, 12:24 PM Thread Starter
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Free Hooks! (Pay it Forward)

I recently inherited 6 boxes of Mustad 9575 hooks, size 1, 100 per box. This is at least 500 more hooks than I will use in this lifetime. As the box indicates, they are x-long (49mm from the back of the bend to the front of they eye), bronzed, with a limerick bend and return wire/ down eye. I apologize for the blurry cell phone photo. They make a nice streamer platform, and I think would be just dandy for Dees. The boxes appear to be unopened, and even have the old school wax paper liner. I can't guarantee the full 100 count in each box, but I'm reasonably certain they're all there.

I would be happy to send them to a good home for the low price of no money whatsoever. I will cover postage in the US.

However, I ask for two things in return:

1) The recipient(s) make(s) a donation of some kind - time, goods, or cash - in any amount to a charity of their choice. No need to confirm with me. If there is one thing I know with certainty, it's that Speypagers are an honorable bunch.

2) The recipient(s) tie a fly on one of the hooks and fish it at least once. If you catch a fish on it, I'd love for you to post a photo of fly and/or fish.

That's it.

First five folks to respond each get a box. I'll have them in the mail by the end of the coming week.
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-07-2019, 12:38 PM
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I'd love a box! and I can assure your two asks will be done. I'll message you my info. Thank you in advance for your thoughtfulness and generosity!

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that's really a great offer Aldo, I hope to see some great streamer photos from these, Cameron
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A wonderful gesture my friend
True spirit of giving back ... you the man


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Nicely done! Itís the little gestures of kindness that sweeten our lives, glad to see that spirit is still alive and well here.
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I could use a box. Very nice on your part.
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Ill take one if its not to late.

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I'd also love a box Aldo, if it's not too late. I would be glad to meet those criteria! I'll PM you.
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PF Blake, Laker, Hooked, and Steelskater, hooks will be coming your way. Delighted that you are interested!

One more box still free to a good home...

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Very nice gesture. Especially at this time of year.

I would like to see the last box of hooks end up with a young fly tyer. This is a good start for a person receiving a new vice and some tools for Christmas.

My hat is off to you Aldo for offering the hooks.

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That was not a bad cast. I was just casting to the nearby fish.
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PF Blake, Laker, Hooked, and Steelskater, hooks will be coming your way. Delighted that you are interested!

One more box still free to a good home...
If you still have i will take and donate to highschool fly fishing team in campbell river ,i am in canada so i could pay for shipping cost . PM me ok Thanx Terrance
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If you still have i will take and donate to highschool fly fishing team in campbell river ,i am in canada so i could pay for shipping cost . PM me ok Thanx Terrance
Terrance - you're on. If the postage is reasonable, I'll take care of it. Sending you a PM.
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Finally got a chance to sit down at the vice and tie something with the hooks that Aldo so kindly sent some of us.
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