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  1. Luke, If you're a member of the International...

    Luke,

    If you're a member of the International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF), you can go the the IFFF website and access 25 years of THE LOOP -The newsletter of the Casting Professionals.

    I...
  2. Thread: Slinkies

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    How about some pic.s of the splitter and how...

    How about some pic.s of the splitter and how y'all rig / use the Slinkies, as they are rarely used in our part of the country...

    Thanks
  3. Thread: Minimum gear

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    Water bottle or at least a water filter straw...

    Water bottle or at least a water filter straw...
  4. Thread: Morels

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    Those are magnificent! Unfortunately, I...

    Those are magnificent!

    Unfortunately, I don't believe that we have any morels in Louisiana, we have to make do with Chanterelles...
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    Once caught a 5# bass that "sipped" a #14 popper...

    Once caught a 5# bass that "sipped" a #14 popper and have caught largemouth and spotted bass (Kentucky Bass) on #18 nymphs...

    Had an old friend, who said that in the 50's, he and his buddy would...
  6. Back in the early '80's, tyers in the Southern...

    Back in the early '80's, tyers in the Southern Council - FFF and across the country were using bead chain to weight their "buck tail" streamers. The problem was that we still needed more wight... So...
  7. WALTER LESLIE HOLMAN, JR. Walter Leslie...

    WALTER LESLIE HOLMAN, JR.


    Walter Leslie Holman, Jr., age 85, of Madison, Alabama passed away on March 22, 2015 at his home in Madison, AL, surrounded by family and friends. He was born in...
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    Whitewolf, Congratulations from another who...

    Whitewolf,

    Congratulations from another who was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, but is no longer diabetic. I'd add that the key is weight.

    I would bet that you too lost a bunch of weight...
  9. The real problem is that we refuse to build...

    The real problem is that we refuse to build refineries in this country (and I assume in Canada)... Therefore. the oil now being produced in areas that are located far from the "traditional" oil...
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    Whiskers on deerhair mice... Antennae on shrimp...

    Whiskers on deerhair mice... Antennae on shrimp...
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    http://chapelboro.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/M...

    http://chapelboro.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/MapofUSpipelines1.jpg

    I live in Louisiana... Pipelines are literally everywhere and spill are very, very rare...
  12. http://theneweditor.com/uploads/MapofUSpipelines.j...

    http://theneweditor.com/uploads/MapofUSpipelines.jpg

    Now why is one more pipeline so controversial?
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    The actor, John Larroquette, was once on the...

    The actor, John Larroquette, was once on the Tonight Show, and when Johnny Carson found out that Larroquette was from New Orleans, Carson broke from the script and said, "Your from Louisiana? You...
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    Squirrels are the day shift and rats are the...

    Squirrels are the day shift and rats are the night shift.

    If you have bird feeders, you should "clean up" and put them away each night.

    I know that sounds like a lot of trouble, but if you...
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    I've made a couple, but not with good "spring...

    I've made a couple, but not with good "spring steel" and mine all "fail" when fishing... The spool then releases from the reel body... not a good thing..
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    A couple of years ago, I lost the little "V"...

    A couple of years ago, I lost the little "V" spring in my 8/9 wt. DXR reel. I called Orvis, and with shipping, they wanted something like $12 for the stupid little thing.. Well in speaking with the...
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    Place the "recommended" number of guides, based...

    Place the "recommended" number of guides, based upon modern rod charts. A primary problem with many older, and cheaper rods, was/is the use of too few guides. Most of those rods will cast sooo much...
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    Royce Dam is still one of the greatest tyers of...

    Royce Dam is still one of the greatest tyers of all time... If you ever had the chance to watch him tie at FFF conclaves and EXPO's consider yourself a luck guy!
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    Back in the day, they used to say that Antron was...

    Back in the day, they used to say that Antron was a "tri-lobal" fiber versus round fibers of most other nylon fibers.

    Antron's three flat sides were suppose to make the sun shine off the flat...
  20. Gulf Coast Council - IFFF Fly Fair in Ocean Springs, MS - Sept. 12/13th

    The Gulf Coast Council - International Federation of Fly Fishers (GCC-IFFF) is holding our first Fly Fair since the re-organizing of the Council. The "revised" Gulf Coast Council covers all of...
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    Just watch this...but of course these kids were...

    Just watch this...but of course these kids were just stupid...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXfAYvMrDnE
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    Too cool! Hope he caught a stringer full!

    Too cool! Hope he caught a stringer full!
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    Bruce, If you ever compare a pintail, gadwall...

    Bruce,

    If you ever compare a pintail, gadwall (or grey ducks as they are known around here), or the smaller green wing teal flanks to a mallard flank feather, it is very easy to see why so few...
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    I understand that you have mallard, but I given a...

    I understand that you have mallard, but I given a choice, I rarely if ever utilize mallard.

    Instead, I prefer Gadwall, green wing teal, wood duck, pin tail, northern shoveler, European Widgeon,...
  25. Don't spay insecticides in your waders! Like jay...

    Don't spay insecticides in your waders! Like jay said, just turn 'em inside out...
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