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    I just voted for Baxter! Looks like he is pulling...

    I just voted for Baxter! Looks like he is pulling away!
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    Nighthawk, when is the Susquehanna to crest...

    Nighthawk, when is the Susquehanna to crest tomorrow or Sunday?
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    I just got the conversion chart, thanks for the...

    I just got the conversion chart, thanks for the link. Thanks to everyone for the feedback. I appreciate your help.
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    Lightening Strike Hooks

    I have been tying now for two years and have mostly used Mustad hooks. Recently, I saw Lightening Strike hooks advertised on a website as being a good hook for the money. Does anyone here have any...
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    I fish in PA and have enjoyed the most success...

    I fish in PA and have enjoyed the most success with a hares ear flashback; an olive flashback has worked on occasion. As for Cooper Johns, I have fished them on occasion but have not found them...
  6. Thread: danvise???

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    I bought my DanVise a year ago and love it. IMO...

    I bought my DanVise a year ago and love it. IMO you can't beat it for the money. I also subscribed to Mike Holt's Main Rotary Fly Tying site and I have really enjoyed learning to use the rotary...
  7. Thread: Hell yea

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    Congrats to your wife! Newtothefly is right, Penn...

    Congrats to your wife! Newtothefly is right, Penn State is very near some great trout streams in the state e.g., Spring Creek, Fishing Creek, Penns Creek and Penn State used to offer courses on fly...
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    I am so sorry to hear of Oldman's passing. As has...

    I am so sorry to hear of Oldman's passing. As has already been stated, he had a wealth of knowledge; he probably forgot more about fly fishing than I will ever know. His passion for the sport of fly...
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    Opinions on Sth reels

    I have an Sth Cayuga large arbor reel that I plan use on an 8 wt. fly rod for Steelhead, big Bass and a few times a year in light saltwater fishing. The reel was made in Argentina. It is a nice...
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    Cold, Do you ever fish the "Little J"?

    Cold,
    Do you ever fish the "Little J"?
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    Welcome Aboard

    A warm welcome from central Pennsylvania. You'll meet lots of great folks on this board who share your passion for fly fishing.

    Owlman
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    Thanks for all the help!

    Your responses were just what I needed! As soon as the picture appeared up on my post, I noticed that the wing was too long and you're right, it could be fuller. As soon as I read the post pointing...
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    My frist lime trude

    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/bb/picture.php?albumid=95&pictureid=743

    As a new tyer, I will appreciate your evlauation and suggestions. Thanks for your help.

    Owlman
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    oops, sorry, I can't get the picture to show in...

    oops, sorry, I can't get the picture to show in my post. I need to redo this. I apologize for the technical difficulty.:confused:
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    M First Lime Trude

    With some hesitation, I am showing my first attempt at tying a Lime Trude. Since I am a beginning tyer, your criticisms and suggestions will be very helpful to me. Thanks.


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    Congratuations! Glad to hear your going to do it!...

    Congratuations! Glad to hear your going to do it! Yes, 37 credits can be a load, but if it is something you really want to do and you enjoy it, YOU CAN DO IT! It will require hard work and sacrifice...
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    I guess my Grandmother's idea for knowing the...

    I guess my Grandmother's idea for knowing the weather wasn't so bad after all: she had a piece of white rope about 12 inches long hanging on her clothes line right outside the kitchen window. When...
  18. Thread: Wading Boots

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    Your're right Anglerdave, that podcast by Tom...

    Your're right Anglerdave, that podcast by Tom Rosenbauer is interesting and helpful. Thanks for the tip.
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    Wow, this is great feedback. Thanks everybody...

    Wow, this is great feedback. Thanks everybody for your input, your giving me much to think about. I guess my main interest in going to the new rubber sole over felt is my concern about invasive...
  20. Thread: Wading Boots

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    Wading Boots

    I am planning on buying a new pair of wading boots this spring and I am looking at the new rubber soles instead of the felt. My question is should I consider the studs or not? Any advice? What are...
  21. Thread: Dubbing?

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    Squirrel Dubbing

    Forgive my simple, silly question as a beginning tyer, but when you use squirrel, do you use the tail or body fur or both?
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    Czech Nymphing

    Hi NJT,
    Thanks for your question because I am not sure what is meant by the term either. If as stated in an above post, it is the same as the "high sticking" and "flipping," then I have often used...
  23. Welcome to fly tying Rev. Dan. Beware that one...

    Welcome to fly tying Rev. Dan. Beware that one enters this fraternity at your own risk!!:lol: I got my fly tying kit last Christmas and I think it made the year go faster! My good wife, who has the...
  24. Bench Cloth

    Interesting thread that I have read with interest especially since I am a novice tyer. My bench has a formica top that cleans very easily. I lay out the materials and tools for a tying session after...
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    Cortland 444 Classic Sylk

    Grubb,
    I think you will really like the Cortland 444 Classic Sylk; that line was made for a cane rod in my opinion. I also use a 7'6'' cane rod and have used it on small mountain streams and even on...
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