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  1. Thread: Feather ?

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    Rick, try the Gimp. It uses those aftershafts or...

    Rick, try the Gimp. It uses those aftershafts or Lady Amherst pheasant undercoverts as wet fly or sometimes nymph.

    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/features/canada/can87.php

    From fly tying...
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    Nice ones, Steve. Fried catfish. Yum.:)

    Nice ones, Steve. Fried catfish. Yum.:)
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    No Chainsaw Needed

    There are beavers in north Florida/south Georgia but we don't have them this far south. Joe's article on beavers got me thinking about the problem critter we have in Florida. What destructive critter...
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    Stumpknocker (Spotted Sunfish) link below: ...

    Stumpknocker (Spotted Sunfish) link below:

    Spotted Sunfish



    All of the Stumpknockers I have caught have been small ones about six inches. I have never caught a large one. I don't think they...
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    Well, Steve, I will probably get a Native...

    Well, Steve, I will probably get a Native Ultimate 12 (the plastic one) from Dolphin Dive in Sarasota (one of the listed dealers on the Native web-site). The shipping here for me would be done by the...
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    I have a portable sonar unit (Fishin' Buddy Model...

    I have a portable sonar unit (Fishin' Buddy Model 1101 with a fixed transducer) that has a clamp/sleeve. I use it to find water temperature, depth, and structure. While it does show fish, I have...
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    That's how I caught this one a long while ago....

    That's how I caught this one a long while ago. Foul hooked but still caught on the pond surface.
    http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2006-1/1133732/4MCF13inchGate5PondSpeck2(Small).JPG...
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    White is the best color for me but chartreuse and...

    White is the best color for me but chartreuse and yellow do well at times also. I tie mine on Aberdeen hooks, usually size 8.

    I think Jack Ellis said it better than I ever could in his book The...
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    Joe, That spongy spider looks a lot like the...

    Joe,

    That spongy spider looks a lot like the one I tie. I can't be sure its one of mine from the photo though. I do tie the double rubber legs on each side like that and the foam head and...
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    I have heard the term coppernose before. Don't...

    I have heard the term coppernose before. Don't know why they call it a "coppernose" when the band is on the head, not the nose.:roll: I call them copperhead bluegill.
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    That's great, Steve.:mrgreen: You give me the...

    That's great, Steve.:mrgreen: You give me the itch to go Speck fishing now that Fall and Winter is here. I need to get busy and settle on a good paddle boat.:)
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    Welcome back, Joe. Looking forward to some of...

    Welcome back, Joe. Looking forward to some of those Speck and bream stories of yours too. Sic 'em, Old Reliable!:p

    I have to say this one has always been my favorite Joe Hyde article. I break some...
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    They put up a good fight on a fly rod. We call...

    They put up a good fight on a fly rod. We call them Mudfish here.:p
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    Jackster

    Jack is (other alias: Peddler) from Huntersville, North Carolina. His last post was Sept. 6, 2008 on the SEFFF board where he is a moderator so he must be okay. I don't think he posts here very...
  15. Thread: Thief

    by dixieangler
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    In saltwater, pelicans are the regular thieves....

    In saltwater, pelicans are the regular thieves. They will also wait until the fish is close but not in hand before they snatch the fish, hook, line, and all. Kind of hard for me to feel sorry for...
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    Never Forget

    Click on the video link, scroll down a bit, and turn up the volume:

    http://www.fdnylodd.com/9-11-Never-Forget/Memorials/Blood-Of-Heroes.html
  17. Thread: mosquitoes

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    I've used a lot of different stuff both man-made...

    I've used a lot of different stuff both man-made and natural but I have found that DEET insect repellent is hard to beat for skeeters. Even gnats, no-see-ums, and deer flies don't like DEET.
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    Yeah. Been there, done that in Georgia. Went...

    Yeah. Been there, done that in Georgia. Went between the legs of my fishing buddy (still don't know how he was lucky enough not to get bit) and then went to the left of me downstream.
  19. Thread: Oh Oh

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    Hmmm. I thought Swiss provinces made their own...

    Hmmm. I thought Swiss provinces made their own local laws, not the central government. Switzerland is suppose to be a republic, guess its not any more.
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    From my experience, when I make (tie) a foam...

    From my experience, when I make (tie) a foam popper using the foam sandal (or flip flop) and using the copper tube method then the type of foam (as long as its floating foam) does not make a...
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    Making Foam Plugs for the Foam Sandal Popper...

    Making Foam Plugs for the Foam Sandal Popper

    CLP Cheap Little Popper

    CLP (Cleap Little Popper)

    :D
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    Thanks for the kind words, folks. You can...

    Thanks for the kind words, folks. You can experiment with other materials for the tail, overbody, and eyes. You might just hit on other material combinations for the fly that work well also. The fly...
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    Thanks Warren and crazy4oldcars. Yes, other...

    Thanks Warren and crazy4oldcars. Yes, other "plastic" type paper will work. Steve Crosby sent me some really nice prescaled type paper that I have used in place of the iridescent paper that has...
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    Hi Robin, Thanks for the kind words. Warren...

    Hi Robin,

    Thanks for the kind words. Warren has said that he even has caught trout on it.:p Oops!:oops: I used the T word in the Warm Water Forum.
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    I have used pocket knives before to fillet. A...

    I have used pocket knives before to fillet. A knife specifically made for filleting is nice to have though and a thin six inch blade as opposed to a thick two and half to three inch blade speeds...
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