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  1. That is fantastic. Looks great!

    That is fantastic. Looks great!
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    Hillard - My apologies for not responding sooner....

    Hillard - My apologies for not responding sooner. 10 "Shammy Serpents" are winging their way to you and should make the deadline. Thanks for hosting the Pike swap! Alec
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    New Regal Revolution Vise

    Regal appears to have come out with a rotary vise - the Regal Revolution. I called them and they said it'll be available at the end of next month. MSRP with the wooden base is 400 bucks. Ouch. MSRP...
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    I could use some pike flies and would like to get...

    I could use some pike flies and would like to get in on this one - I'll tie a pattern to be determined... thanks - Alec
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    Dudley - You'd know i if it's the 11 R; it was...

    Dudley - You'd know i if it's the 11 R; it was Herter's rotary vise - very large "true" rotary design. Cheers, Alec
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    Who has a Herters Model 11R vise?

    I am interested in hearing from anyone else that owns a Herters Model 11R vise. Cheers, Alec
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    The Ryobi 255MG magnesium fly reel is perfect for...

    The Ryobi 255MG magnesium fly reel is perfect for a one weight - very light and a perfect size. They were an inexpensive reel when offered, but are now discontinued. The J. Austin Forbes magnesium...
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    Our prayers are with you and your family. God...

    Our prayers are with you and your family. God bless, Alec
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    Sure do - here ya go: ...

    Sure do - here ya go:

    http://www.favoriteflies.com/andro2.jpg

    Cheers, Alec
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    Try the Andro Crayfish. ...

    Try the Andro Crayfish.

    http://www.favoriteflies.com/androcrayfish.jpg
    tail: Olive over rust marabou (or other color)
    body: orange cactus chenille
    rib:grizzly hackle palmer
    wing: two pheasant...
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    khaki head to toe... the Joe Brooks look... like...

    khaki head to toe... the Joe Brooks look... like this old timer:
    http://www.favoriteflies.com/bassguy.jpg
    "Gore Tex? I don't need no stinkin' Gore Tex!!"
    If you could see this guys feet you'd...
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    Hi Mike - That Micky Finn Spinner fly sounds...

    Hi Mike - That Micky Finn Spinner fly sounds killer. Remember - the English invented the "purist" ethic, and these flies are born in the USA! Tight lines Mike! Alec
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    Hi Gents - That's my site - thanks for the kind...

    Hi Gents - That's my site - thanks for the kind words!
    You will find a couple of my flies at the OLD FLIES section here at FAOL. Also check out Eric Austin's renderings of these beautiful flies...
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    Hi Mark - I am interested in FOX squirrel...

    Hi Mark - I am interested in FOX squirrel tails... do you have them or just Grays? Alec
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    Staples in the carpet

    Staples in the carpet
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    http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/flytackle/e...

    http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/flytackle/eastertrout2.jpg
  17. Christian Flyfisher Fellowship and forum

    I am interested in hearing from any Christian flyfishers that are interested in joining an online Christian flyfishers Fellowship and forum. Drop me an e-mail at alec@favoriteflies.com Thanks! Alec
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    Here, here. I too am a reel luddite. I don't even...

    Here, here. I too am a reel luddite. I don't even like rim control. How's 'bout a standard Medalist? They have a closed frame. So do the Hardy lightweights. There are also several classic repro reels...
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    Mike - My daughter is 5 and ties with me - she...

    Mike - My daughter is 5 and ties with me - she has been tying since 3. I place the hooks in the jaws for her and bury the point. No problem. I don't let her use a bodkin and make sure shj's careful...
  20. Thread: fish wounds

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    Osprey and kingfishers will leave wounds too, on...

    Osprey and kingfishers will leave wounds too, on "the ones that got away". Alec
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    Sorry... yes indeed that's foxtail - silver fox....

    Sorry... yes indeed that's foxtail - silver fox. I also use red fox and have tied some with arctic fox as well - all excellent. The body fur is suitable as well, but only for smaller flies since it's...
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    Here's one tied with Silver Fox. Make sure you...

    Here's one tied with Silver Fox. Make sure you keep the underfur in for bulk. It's essentally a deceiver style fly tied with Fox - an excellent natural material with lots of movement in the water and...
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    Hi Kyle. I live on the Cape and fish alot for...

    Hi Kyle. I live on the Cape and fish alot for stripers. You will want to bring a 9 or 10 weight - I prefer a 9, and a good reel with a disc drag. I fish hard mono leaders, 9', down to 10 or 12 lb....
  24. Thread: Smallie Swap

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    Hi Guys - I got my flies a couple days ago and...

    Hi Guys - I got my flies a couple days ago and man was I impressed. I hit the water this morning and both the Foxee Clouser and the Bully Bug have already brought bass to hand - well done guys!...
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    I have a pal that fishes a Raddison and it is...

    I have a pal that fishes a Raddison and it is indeed a fine craft. My only improvment would be to add a yoke thwart to make portaging easier. They are nice otherwise though. Cheers, Alec
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