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    The fly in post 12 has very obvious hind wings.

    The fly in post 12 has very obvious hind wings.
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    Lee Wulff's Form-A-Lures may have come close.

    Lee Wulff's Form-A-Lures may have come close.
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    Hell. Now I'm feelin self righteous.

    Hell. Now I'm feelin self righteous.
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    You're right. I'm an idiot.

    You're right. I'm an idiot.
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    Go to TheWeeklyFly.com and scroll through. There...

    Go to TheWeeklyFly.com and scroll through. There are videos of top tiers creating poppers and divers. CharliesFlyBox.com has good step-by-steps. Chris Helms has a couple of good beginning DVDs in...
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    http://www.hatchesmagazine.com/page/january2006/86...

    http://www.hatchesmagazine.com/page/january2006/86

    My guess is some type of the Maccaffertium.

    Wing mottling and number of tails would be wrong for Epeorus.

    Isn't it mid-fall in Argentina?...
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    Both the Dettes and the Darbees were custom...

    Both the Dettes and the Darbees were custom tiers, and in Castkill Flytier, Darbee notes that he wouldn't have made it had he only produced for the large houses. Walt Dette worked many jobs and...
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    Congratulations to you! It is just so much...

    Congratulations to you! It is just so much better to catch a fish on your own tie.
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    it's either tie or gain 100 lbs. If I didn't tie...

    it's either tie or gain 100 lbs. If I didn't tie on winter weekends, I'd just sit around eating.
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    Check this at the 16:50 mark. I have to try a...

    Check this at the 16:50 mark.

    I have to try a woolly bugger one of these days.

    Edit to add the link. Premature attachulation.
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    This would be around my navel. Is that accurate?

    This would be around my navel. Is that accurate?
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    Thanks whatfly. But nobody's heard of a...

    Thanks whatfly.

    But nobody's heard of a shortage or anything? Steven Tyler putting woodie in his hair?
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    No. That's very kind of you. I got some from...

    No. That's very kind of you. I got some from another shop in town. Chicago is lucky enough to have two.
    I stopped by the Orvis shop a couple of weeks ago and was told they no longer carry it...
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    Wood Duck?

    Anything up with supplies? I notice Orvis no longer sells it.
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    I was thinking red antron tail, olive biot, mixed...

    I was thinking red antron tail, olive biot, mixed ginger/light dun hackle.

    It could pick up a trout or two.
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    I'm all out of macaw. Thanks for posting. Don...

    I'm all out of macaw.

    Thanks for posting. Don Martinez' flies didn't really show up well on the Nook edition of "Founding Flies."

    Does the tail support the fly? Or does it just hang down.
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    I understand this. My question was whether the...

    I understand this.
    My question was whether the improvement in necks led to the change in standards. Did more useable short fibered feathers result in less useable long fibered feathers?
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    few short fibered feathers...but then plenty of...

    few short fibered feathers...but then plenty of long fibered feathers?
    And as the number of short fibered feathers increased, did the number of long fibered feathers decrease?

    Entomology was...
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    1) I'd probably just say Catskill-style if...

    1) I'd probably just say Catskill-style if somebody asked me what I was using.

    2) Considering that I don't believe that catskills or catskill style flies actually ride on their "float lines," I...
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    If I remember correctly Flick argued with Cross...

    If I remember correctly Flick argued with Cross about the setting of the tail. The Cross tail was upswept and Flick believed that would make it impossible for the fly to land correctly (e.g. on its...
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    What you would call "Modern Upwing" style flies...

    What you would call "Modern Upwing" style flies based on the recipes developed by the first (Gordon), second (Steenrod, Christiansen, Cross, Hewitt, Davidson, Jennings) and third generation tiers...
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    Well to be honest, you called it an Orvis Dark...

    Well to be honest, you called it an Orvis Dark Hendrickson. I saw the gray body and yellow wood duck wings and didn't even think that it might not be.
    Also, I'm really, really, really overly...
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    "Catskill dries do ride belly-in-the-film. Just...

    "Catskill dries do ride belly-in-the-film. Just realize that to state that publicly to lovers of the form is akin to throwing stones at the church." - Eric Peper, 3/5/09, Classic Fly Rod Forum.
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    Well, it's either the terminal or the Filipino...

    Well, it's either the terminal or the Filipino girls tied it wrong.
    But the recipe came from the Orvis site, so somebody in Manchester seems to know what a dark hendrickson is.
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    Looks like the classic recipe as I understand...

    Looks like the classic recipe as I understand it....




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    Hendrickson Dark
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