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  1. Re: Eastern March Brown Swap -- Flies have been shipped!

    Recieved a great box of flies today. Thanks to everyone especially BG.
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    Well I'm a bit dissapointed that you didn't...

    Well I'm a bit dissapointed that you didn't recieve more responses to this one as I'm always curious what patterns other people are using. I don't know that I have one goto fly for steelhead but I...
  3. Sorry for the delay in posting my pattern so here...

    Sorry for the delay in posting my pattern so here it is, Sparkle Dun. Flies are actually done already they should be in the mail by the end of the week.
    Turk
  4. Absolutly my favorite mayfly. I'm in if you'll...

    Absolutly my favorite mayfly. I'm in if you'll have me. Pattern TBA.
    Turk
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    http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k154/flytier/apr...

    http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k154/flytier/april05413.jpg
    Biggest king

    http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k154/flytier/bigbrown.jpg
    Biggest trout on a dry fly
  6. They must be, I catch a lot of them.

    They must be, I catch a lot of them.
  7. I've heard theories that are the exact opposite...

    I've heard theories that are the exact opposite of what your saying. Wasn't the theory at one time that if you caught a fish and let it go it would educate that "stupid" fish and therefore would make...
  8. Thread: Thorax Tied Drie

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    I've tied this fly in just about every color...

    I've tied this fly in just about every color combo there is including an Adams variation. Marinaro believes the color is not as important as the wing profile and the light pattern created by the...
  9. Thread: Thorax Tied Drie

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    Although two hackles were in the original recipe...

    Although two hackles were in the original recipe I believe Vince Marinaro himself said if you could find a hackle of suitable length one would suffice. With todays hackle length is usually not a...
  10. Thread: my first video

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    Thanks guys and yes it was a brown. Hope to do a...

    Thanks guys and yes it was a brown. Hope to do a lot more video this year. I"ll post them when I do.

    Hey Mantis did you see the video or just the pictures? The kings are from the Salmon river...
  11. Thread: my first video

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    What you don't think they grow that big in the...

    What you don't think they grow that big in the Beaverkill? You just don't know where to look. :wink:
  12. Thread: my first video

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    my first video

    From the Beaverkill in NY sometime in June. It's not great but it's a start....
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    I have not tried this style with a foam post but...

    I have not tried this style with a foam post but it should work the same. Here it goes 1)tie in the tail or shuck and abdomen 2) strip a bunch of cdc fibers off the stem 3)lay them along side of...
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    My advice is to hire a guide. Let the guide know...

    My advice is to hire a guide. Let the guide know what you expect. I would suggest to really pick his brain and ask alot of questions. I would set your expectations a little lower, I've had some great...
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    IMHO stocking foot waders are no good for extreme...

    IMHO stocking foot waders are no good for extreme cold weather. When I used them my feet were always cold. Bootfoot neoprene 5mm are great for keeping you warm. Buy them a boot size larger. Fleece...
  16. Thread: Tippet material ?

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    Bob Miller wrote the book Tricos in wich he...

    Bob Miller wrote the book Tricos in wich he mentions the use of transparent nylon thread or "invisible thread". He says you can find it at most fabric stores and it is the equivilant of 7x and 135...
  17. Thread: NY steelhead...

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    Oh yeah you can't go wrong with a SA System 2...

    Oh yeah you can't go wrong with a SA System 2 reel. There relatively cheap and I've never had one break on me. The best reel for the money imho.
    For flies I like big streamers for salmon I like...
  18. Thread: NY steelhead...

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    On the Salmon river the peak for salmon is...

    On the Salmon river the peak for salmon is Columbus day weekend, in terms of crowds anyway. I start watching the report around mid August and generally don't head up until 1st week of Sept. If I had...
  19. Thread: NY steelhead...

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    In my opinion the best time for steel is third...

    In my opinion the best time for steel is third week of Nov. to the second week of Dec.
    I use a 10' 7wt most times but I also use a 9' 8wt alot. I use a SA nymph taper (wf floating) on both wich is...
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    what would you have done?

    I was fishing the other day and I landed several fish with hooks in there mouths, one was on the edge of the lip wich was removed with no problem. The other fish however were hooked in the tongue so...
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    Fly Fisherman Feb. 2005 Turk

    Fly Fisherman Feb. 2005
    Turk
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    Don't know the kit you speek of but I like the...

    Don't know the kit you speek of but I like the kits that are put together with certain flies in mind. Wapsi has a few different kits to choose from. They have the materials and instructions for...
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    Jonezee to bad there are no fish in my front...

    Jonezee to bad there are no fish in my front yard.
    K_P what no pot of gold in the nest?
    Turk
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    Nice rainbow - not the fish

    [url=http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/3999/1314/1600/april%2005%20236.jpg:8804b]http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/3999/1314/1600/april%2005%20236.jpg[/url:8804b]
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    Ed while I find it hard to refrain from spending...

    Ed while I find it hard to refrain from spending every last expendable penny on flyfishing and tying equipment and materials I truly admire the minimalist attitude, great stuff.
    Turk
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