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  1. Thread: Antron wing

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    Thanks everyone for your replies and help with...

    Thanks everyone for your replies and help with this. I believe that it might be that Hi-Vis material and will look for it somewhere. I figured that someone would get me close.
  2. Thread: Antron wing

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    The wing is not made of Zlon because it isn't...

    The wing is not made of Zlon because it isn't crinckled or wavey, it is straight and white but with a blue cast when in the water. I was in the Blue Ribbon Fly Shop and those guys were very helpful,...
  3. Thread: The Skittle

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    Last Sunday morning i caught my first white fish...

    Last Sunday morning i caught my first white fish on the Madison in Yellowstone. In act I caught 2, one was about the size in the pictures and one was quite a bit larger and I enjoyed every moment. ...
  4. Thread: Antron wing

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    Antron wing

    I was just in West Yellowstone but was only able to fish in the Park for a couple of hours Sunday morning. I was on the Madison just inside the west entrance and not catching anything. An older...
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    Like many others I don't think it is a general...

    Like many others I don't think it is a general decline of fly fishing in areas that encourage fly fishing. I live in southern Iowa and it is a 4 or 5 hour drive either north or south to fly fish for...
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    I was going to suggest that you vist Bass Pro...

    I was going to suggest that you vist Bass Pro since that is one of the few places around where you live. Some of the people at Fin & Feather in Iowa city are pretty knowledgable also. I would tell...
  7. Thread: Howdy to all

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    I just found this and need to say great to see...

    I just found this and need to say great to see another Iowan here. Be warned all the talk about trout and especially all the western streams and rivers will drive you crazy, at least it does me,...
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    I can't help much with you propulsion problems,...

    I can't help much with you propulsion problems, but I would definitely advise you to see another doctor! With the way things are today with total knee replacements there is absolutely no need to...
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    When I saw that picture I said to my self I know...

    When I saw that picture I said to my self I know that very tree so there can't be 2 like it can there? That is a great bank to fish crackle backs just about any time but especially in the fall. I...
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    Our trip last summer to Colorado and Montana has...

    Our trip last summer to Colorado and Montana has been about the only real opportunity that I might have had to utilize the knowledge and skills of a god guide. I was very tempted to do a guided...
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    I have watched many of the Parks Fly Shop tying...

    I have watched many of the Parks Fly Shop tying videos and Mr Wesie does clip a notch on the bottom of many of his fly patterns such as the Clacka Cadis and others. If a profesional guide and tyier...
  12. Thread: RV park?

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    We were there last summer at the end of July. It...

    We were there last summer at the end of July. It is a well maintained park and is nice and the shower and rec building was always spotless and the people that run it are very nice also. Like many...
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    Grey Ghost I hope things are continuing onward...

    Grey Ghost I hope things are continuing onward and upward for you. It is ironic because I haven't been on this site since Nov 18th because I had to have prostrate cancer surgery that day and have...
  14. Thread: Crackleback

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    Good job on that crackleback. I use a lot of...

    Good job on that crackleback. I use a lot of them down at Bennett Springs throwing down under the stone bridge and at the hatchery outlet. I like the orange or caddis green or yellow bodies or the...
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    When we were in Frisco Colorado this summer we...

    When we were in Frisco Colorado this summer we had to stop at WalMart, of all places, and I naturally wandered through the fishing section. Low and behold they had an Eagle Claw yellow fiberglass 7'...
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    I would have to vote for the Brittney. Most are...

    I would have to vote for the Brittney. Most are much smaller than most Labs but work every bit as hard and will cover as much ground at the end of the day. I have had 4 of them with the last 2...
  17. I don't know for sure, but I don't believe there...

    I don't know for sure, but I don't believe there could be much difference with the same rod just in the shorter length. I do think that the 9' rod would roll cast easier and that might help a lot. ...
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    I don't know about the topping out price thing,...

    I don't know about the topping out price thing, but I don't think we have seen the top yet. I do know a few things about manufacturing and marketing how ever. How these high end companies have been...
  19. I usually only get to trout fish 2 or 3 times per...

    I usually only get to trout fish 2 or 3 times per year for 5 to 10 days per trip. This is usually at the stocked trout streams in southern Missouri, like Bennett Springs. This is all moving water...
  20. We went out to that area the last of July to hear...

    We went out to that area the last of July to hear my Brother-in Law speak at a conference at Copper Mountain. I managed to just get a couple of hours to fish in the Blue between the Dillon dam and...
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    Ok fellas I just have to respond to some of these...

    Ok fellas I just have to respond to some of these comments. First of all I don't mean to offend anyone but common sense tells us that claims of the DNR releasing cougars or anything else to help...
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    Well I am certainly glad to hear that Deb is...

    Well I am certainly glad to hear that Deb is doing well. Until I just got back to work today I had no idea that she was a member here. We were just in Yellowstone for a couple of days and was...
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    It is really surprising what can show up in some...

    It is really surprising what can show up in some of these threads. I have been reading a lot about Parks Fly Shop and about every word on their web site and have watched all of the tying videos and...
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    Thanks for the replies and Deanna I did just send...

    Thanks for the replies and Deanna I did just send you an e-mail, so thanks for suggestion. If my wife didn't keep telling me I'm not sure I would remember where I live!
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    trip to Colorado and Montana

    Time for another trip advice question. We will be in Frisco Colorado for a few days the last of this month and then are going up to Livingston Montana for a few more days before forcing ourselves to...
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