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  1. Steve, Great story & photos! Glad you had a...

    Steve, Great story & photos! Glad you had a memorable trip up in Michigan. It's a place I've always wanted to go- more so now after reading your post.
    I'm on the shore of Lake Ontario and we have...
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    Gandolf, That's funny. It reminds me of Forrest...

    Gandolf, That's funny. It reminds me of Forrest Gump. In the book, not the movie, he was driving with his college room mate and something similar happened to the room mates car, he lost all the lugs...
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    cdpaul, Agreed. I won't go fishing...

    cdpaul,
    Agreed. I won't go fishing without some in my boxes! I have tied them in a few different sizes, from #4 long shanked streamer hooks for minnow imitators to #16 nymphs. My most...
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    JMoody, In the Fly Archives, Al...

    JMoody,
    In the Fly Archives, Al Campbell listed "Fluorescent green wool yarn" in the body material. I've tied, fished and caught fish on dozens of these flies, and from my experience, any...
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    Yep, they are brothers and native Western New...

    Yep, they are brothers and native Western New Yorkers.
    Jerry was back for a visit in November of 2007 and I had the pleasure of meeting him on the Lower Niagara River. We were walking in opposite...
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    Are you talking about the No-knot Fast-snap...

    Are you talking about the No-knot Fast-snap connecters mentioned in this post?:
    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/bb/showthread.php?t=24675

    When I posted in that thread I assumed they were talking...
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    I started using them this past year and I love...

    I started using them this past year and I love them. I have not had any problems with them. At first I did worry a little about the strength of them, but they look to be the same thickness and steel...
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    appalachian, Welcome (back). I live in Western...

    appalachian, Welcome (back).
    I live in Western New York and fish the Niagara River, Lake Ontario and its tribs. The salmon run is pretty much over for the year, but the Steelhead, Browns and Lakers...
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    Jeff, Thanks for the advice. I flog the water...

    Jeff, Thanks for the advice.
    I flog the water for Steelhead in the lower Niagara River and a few Lake Ontario Tribs and I can apply everthing you said. I do need to get the book you recommended. ...
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    Jeff, great story, thanks for sharing. Very well...

    Jeff, great story, thanks for sharing. Very well written.
    Tom.
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    I always dealt with ice in the guides by popping...

    I always dealt with ice in the guides by popping it out with my fingers.
    Last winter I finally tried chapstick and it worked great. I applied it once at the start and it lasted the whole time I...
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    Wayne, I wholeheartly agree. Spring time and...

    Wayne, I wholeheartly agree. Spring time and summertime warmwater pond fishing the long rod gets the nod. This past late spring/early summer I was pulling one Crappie and 'gill after another with the...
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    Yes Sir, Thank you sponsors! it is so nice to be...

    Yes Sir, Thank you sponsors! it is so nice to be able to enjoy a site without ads, banners, pop-ups etc. Looking through the list, I realized I do own several products made by our sponsors; 3 TFO, 3...
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    Perch, I understand what you are saying. I did...

    Perch, I understand what you are saying. I did try the same thing and the fact was I was catching little or nothing with fly only. And this is up in Lake Simcoe Ontario, a lake that is teeming with...
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    I can't answer your question. I have caught...

    I can't answer your question. I have caught shallow water perch on the fly, but when I'm fishing from a boat over deep water for Perch or other pan fish, I use one of my UL spinning rod & reels. What...
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    Hi Betty, First off, I'm not sure why having...

    Hi Betty,
    First off, I'm not sure why having pictures on the hard drive would slow up the operating speed of the computer. Maybe restarting the system may get things back to where they were.
    ...
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    jkilroy, I'm no expert, but maybe I can help a...

    jkilroy,
    I'm no expert, but maybe I can help a little. I fish for SMB a lot and do O.K., we got some big ones around here, but I mostly catch the small ones :D. Anyway, it sounds like you've located...
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    Flyrodde, Thanks, I'll try whats that bug. For...

    Flyrodde, Thanks, I'll try whats that bug.
    For what it's worth look at the position of the white guy in the second picture and compare it to the third. He's moved a couple inches counterclockwise. I...
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    DG-"ewwwwww If you have a nearby university,...

    DG-"ewwwwww

    If you have a nearby university, find out who their entomologist is and take the pictures to him or her. That is weird. I have never seen anything like that. "
    Ha, Ha, Ewwwwww is...
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    Does Anyone Know What These Are?

    Hi All,
    I'm Looking for a little help in identifying these bugs. I took these pictures in 2004. I have only noticed them two times, late at night in our driveway and haven't seen them since. They...
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    My first is my favorite

    My first fly rod is my favorite. An LL Bean Streamlight, 2 piece 8'6" 5 wt.
    Like most I ended up loving the sport, then went out and bought a bunch more rods. I don't regret that, but that 5 wt. is...
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    Well, #1, Fish for 'em all of course. and #2,...

    Well, #1, Fish for 'em all of course.
    and #2, Wooly Buggers and poppers or gurglers. I'd bring a bunch of buggers from size #14-#4. Light colored to dark colored, bead heads, beadchain eyes and...
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    Salmon (or Trout) with Pineapple Peach Salsa ...

    Salmon (or Trout) with Pineapple Peach Salsa

    Bake, broil or grill a salmon or trout fillet. I like to brush it with butter and season it with salt & pepper, garlic, lemon juice, white wine and...
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    I haven't read this entire thread, but will throw...

    I haven't read this entire thread, but will throw my 2 cents in. I was a lifelong Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres fan. After four Superbowl losses and the infamous triple overtime "no goal" Stanley...
  25. Well, I can't give any advice on how to catch,...

    Well, I can't give any advice on how to catch, since I'm one of the worlds worst fisherman. However, I can say that I try and learn something each and every time I fish. This is mainly a problem when...
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