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  1. Thread: winged wets

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    I have no idea of the name(s) of the ExSPURT who...

    I have no idea of the name(s) of the ExSPURT who decided that the traditional winged wet fly represented a sunken dun. Nor do I have any idea if that same fly represents an emerger, a malformed dun,...
  2. Thread: winged wets

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    Then again, fly fishers, even pre-T.Gordon, have...

    Then again, fly fishers, even pre-T.Gordon, have wondered and guessed why a Royal Coachman and later a Royal Wulff have taken so many fish when they supposedly look like nothing in nature.
  3. Thread: B. LOng - Books

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    B. LOng - Books

    Bob,

    On November 13th I mailed out the books you purchased but today they were returned by the US Post office. Please contact me by PM so I can get your correct address and get them back in the...
  4. Thread: winged wets

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    I wonder how many of the really 'old timers' who...

    I wonder how many of the really 'old timers' who fished the traditional wets would turn over in their graves after reading that opinion of Dave Hughes? On second thought, maybe the millions of trout...
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    My experiences have been that a capful of bleach...

    My experiences have been that a capful of bleach in a bucket of water with Dawn dish soap does not harm in any way, or alter the color of the materials. As far as 'soaking', no more then a minute or...
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    Anytime I've gotten some skinned bird or pieces...

    Anytime I've gotten some skinned bird or pieces of hide I've done the following: Make sure I remove as much fat as I can; Place about a 1/4 cup of Dawn detergent and a cap full of Chlorox bleach into...
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    Make a slip knot in the leader, place a piece of...

    Make a slip knot in the leader, place a piece of wool into knot, draw knot tight. What's the big deal?
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    Royce is a fantastic tier who showed me how to...

    Royce is a fantastic tier who showed me how to use lambs wool, which was the initial question in this thread. He has also authored an exceptional book on fly tying methods.
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    Thought this category was 'Fly Tying', NOT 'Fly...

    Thought this category was 'Fly Tying', NOT 'Fly Molding or Baking'. Why not just use a Rappala or Hula Popper and be done with it. Sheesh!
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    UPDATE: 3 sets of books mailed out today. 1...

    UPDATE:

    3 sets of books mailed out today. 1 being packaged and hopefully out tomorrow.

    Allan
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    Agree. Among his arsenal of excellent techniques,...

    Agree. Among his arsenal of excellent techniques, I was always amazed at how he tied his parachutes. Even after an hour sitting with him during 2 shows, at which we talked and he showed me his method...
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    Completely agree with all you wrote. I either...

    Completely agree with all you wrote. I either have or have extensively used all of the vises you mentioned: Renzetti, HMH, Thompson, as well as others and found that excellent quality and ease of use...
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    Up until some years ago I was always under the...

    Up until some years ago I was always under the impression that wool should only be used for wets, nymphs and subsurface flies. Then, an excellent fly tier some/many of you know, Royce Dam, showed me...
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    Exactly and Amen to that!

    Exactly and Amen to that!
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    Thanks for the information and I just ordered it.

    Thanks for the information and I just ordered it.
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    A Whole Lot of Books - Great Prices Too!

    I just have to sell these so I'm going to list them all, and here's the deal:

    Just pick out:

    a) any 2 pb titles for $10 + $5 mailing and I'll select an additional pb title to send you. So you...
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    May I be so bold as to ask, where the heck did...

    May I be so bold as to ask, where the heck did you came up with that misinformation? Cite some reference where either Caucci or Nastasi says anything like it. In their book, Fly Tyers Color Guide,...
  18. Thread: Paint Hooks?

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    Paint Hooks?

    Years ago I bought a bunch of hooks from a tier who had to stop tying. He had painted, or maybe it was nail polish, the shanks of about 1/4 of his dry fly hooks white. At the time I asked him why and...
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    Ralph. Glad you found a home for your juvy hen...

    Ralph. Glad you found a home for your juvy hen saddle. I responded before I read this thread in its entirety so disregard my PM. Maybe we'll have a chance to trade something else sometime.

    Allan
  20. Thread: Your Pick?

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    Your Pick?

    Haystack, Comparadun, Sparkledun, OR Usual?
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    Some wood duck flank or barred wood duck? Or,...

    Some wood duck flank or barred wood duck? Or, white dall sheep with some bison skin pieces?
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    Any shop in CA.

    Any shop in CA.
  23. Thread: A Few Catskills

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    Pattern name?

    Pattern name?
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    I just looked and noticed that you're right....

    I just looked and noticed that you're right. Perhaps I offered up that information because they offered some suggestions. (?)
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    Wow! I just noticed that, on an annual basis, AG...

    Wow! I just noticed that, on an annual basis, AG made about 6.75 posts per year and FB even less @ 3.1. Maybe they found something interesting in this topic?
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