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  1. Thread: Wooly Worm

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    I say the same thing about the Griffiths gnat. I...

    I say the same thing about the Griffiths gnat. I feel it's the quality of today's hackle, in regards to today's saddle hackle you can make many more turns than the stuff I used 35-40 years ago.
    Gene
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    Everyone has an opinion, I've caught a lot of...

    Everyone has an opinion, I've caught a lot of fish on both. But my money says Gary LaFontaine would have something to say too. Wish he were still around to hear his answer. I especially like the...
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    One pancake is the size of the plate. The first...

    One pancake is the size of the plate. The first time we ate there I didn't believe them and ordered two, I finished half. Last year I ordered just one and was very content.

    Gene
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    Did you eat breakfast at the campfire, love the...

    Did you eat breakfast at the campfire, love the pancakes. Everything else was very good too. Really miss not going out this year.
    Gene
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    Love the Henry's Fork too, beautiful scene.

    Love the Henry's Fork too, beautiful scene.
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    love the madison

    love the madison
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    check Cabelas, they have hi viz gold stren....

    check Cabelas, they have hi viz gold stren. personally there are better choices, such as the two tone sighter that Cortland produces, also found in a Cabelas catalog. actually most fly shops or the...
  8. not making it out this year, hopefully next....

    not making it out this year, hopefully next. missed the ranch last year, they flushed lots of water in early-mid july and kind of put the fishing off while I was in the area. Have a good trip, always...
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    I've almost totally stopped using Uni 8/0 except...

    I've almost totally stopped using Uni 8/0 except to finish up my existing stock. I have found MFC 8/0 a thread I'm most comfortable with for all around tying. If I need something finer I agree with...
  10. Thread: Rotating Vise

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    Because it can.

    Because it can.
  11. Thread: UV Sunblock Hat

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    I agree with Sage, the Buff is very convenient....

    I agree with Sage, the Buff is very convenient. You can wear a wide brim or a conventional baseball style cap.
    Gene
  12. Enjoy it, happy tying. Gene

    Enjoy it, happy tying.

    Gene
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    MFC lays flatter than Veevus or Uni, I tied many...

    MFC lays flatter than Veevus or Uni, I tied many years with just Danville probably why I like MFC so much. I also agree that the colors are very good especially the olives and browns.
    Gene
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    Another in total agreement, lays flat, and very...

    Another in total agreement, lays flat, and very strong for its size. I was beginning to have breakage issues with compara dun wings with 8/0 Uni. Switched to MFC and very satisfied.

    Gene
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    redietz I couldnt disagree with you more when it...

    redietz I couldnt disagree with you more when it comes to color! I've held bugs up to the sky in bright sun to see what the trout sees and I can tell you I've never seen black. I tie many flies with...
  16. Thread: Woodchuck Hair

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    I fished a Chuck caddis many years ago,...

    I fished a Chuck caddis many years ago, popularised by Eric Leiser. The hair is very stiff a had nice markings for a caddis wing. Basically it was a Solomon caddis (deerhiar wing) but with wood...
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    I agree with Kelly the mirage tinsel has the most...

    I agree with Kelly the mirage tinsel has the most unique coloration and sheen if that is what your looking for.
    Gene
  18. Thread: Anybody use Tyvek

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    Pat Dorsey ties his stonefly with it and markers....

    Pat Dorsey ties his stonefly with it and markers. Neat looking fly, but a time consuming fly to tie.
    Gene
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    There you go, very nice.

    There you go, very nice.
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    Add hackle at the head and antennae and it...

    Add hackle at the head and antennae and it becomes a Nelson caddis.
  21. Thread: Rubber Nets

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    Looks somewhere between 2-3 to me, nice fish you...

    Looks somewhere between 2-3 to me, nice fish you got to love those cuts.
  22. Yes Byron, they are effective, just not sure they...

    Yes Byron, they are effective, just not sure they are anymore effective than a z-lon spinner. The one thing I don't like is they can twist a tippet real fast.
    Gene
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    I'll go back and read the book again. But...

    I'll go back and read the book again. But basically Warren is doing what James Liesenring described many years ago. Yes a deadly technique done if a fish is sighted or not. All you need are insects...
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    Warren is presenting the flies no drag then using...

    Warren is presenting the flies no drag then using the Liesenring lift. Great way to catch fish if done well. Swinging wets across current usually works on stocked fish unless the swing is done with...
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    The one person who might know is Al Caucci...

    The one person who might know is Al Caucci himself. He has a website and you maybe able to contact him through it.
    Gene
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