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    Mine was a bluegill, last May. I tied up a hares...

    Mine was a bluegill, last May. I tied up a hares ear and figured I would do it tenkara-style with reverse hackle. The bluegill at a local lake liked it, so I tried it on trout. They liked it too, and...
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    1/2 dozen elk hair caddis, size 14. A couple each...

    1/2 dozen elk hair caddis, size 14. A couple each of the "Too Simple Baetis Nymph", in brown, black, olive, tan, and chartreuse also size 14. That's all I've been carrying lately and it's a lot more...
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    Minimalist. Other than waders and boots, lately...

    Minimalist. Other than waders and boots, lately is been a tenkara rod, fly box with just a few patterns, nippers, hemostats and 6x tippet.
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    I use the 1/2" ones and love them. They stay put...

    I use the 1/2" ones and love them. They stay put as long as they're on the butt section of the leader.
  5. Mustad 3906 #14 with a 1/8" bead, .015 lead free...

    Mustad 3906 #14 with a 1/8" bead, .015 lead free wire under the bead. Hareline Hare's Ear dubbing along the hook shank counter wrapped with small gold wire. Gets down quick and the fish seem to...
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    About half way between Peoria and Bloomington is...

    About half way between Peoria and Bloomington is a small town (village actually) called Goodfield. That's where my wife is from, and all her family is still there. She has a great uncle that has a...
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    Welcome and follow the advice of those who said...

    Welcome and follow the advice of those who said to go through Al Campbell's series on this site.
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    Sasha (Kelly too), love the reports. I don't get...

    Sasha (Kelly too), love the reports. I don't get to fish nearly as often as I'd like to and these reports help me get my trout fix in. Great work.
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    Dave, love the reports please keep them coming. ...

    Dave, love the reports please keep them coming. Most of my warmwater fishing is during the year is done during our annual two week trip to IL in June, but this year another baby is due so that won't...
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    I also bought a Measure Net from Cabela's. It's a...

    I also bought a Measure Net from Cabela's. It's a great net, but hooks do snag (I use barbless) and it does smell. I wash it with mild dish soap and plenty of water and the smell goes away. I am...
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    I am always here, just usually quiet. I know...

    I am always here, just usually quiet.

    I know Marina del Rey, is that the area you fished? I am a Socal native but AZ is nice.
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    Great report and pics Martin. One of these days...

    Great report and pics Martin. One of these days I'll get over to Socal and try that. It looks like a blast.
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    Jim, If you go the sewing section in Walmart...

    Jim,

    If you go the sewing section in Walmart they have scissors called "Westcott Titanium". They're about 4" long, matte gray finish, super thin and very sharp. Much thinner than my Dr. Slick. ...
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    REE, I never thought of it that way. The nymphs I...

    REE, I never thought of it that way. The nymphs I tie don't show the thread through the body, but I see what you mean.
  15. Thread: Thread Color

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    Thread Color

    I do 90% or more of my fishing (small streams for trout) with six patterns: three nymph and three dry. I like the simplicity and even catch a fish now and then. Being able to concentrate on tying...
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    Amen. You will drive away like I did. Didn't...

    Amen. You will drive away like I did. Didn't get far before I heard it hit the pavement.
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    Joined, thanks for setting it up.

    Joined, thanks for setting it up.
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    Sorry about the photo issues and delay. They...

    Sorry about the photo issues and delay. They should be fixed now.

    Kelly, the fly you're referring to is called the Unbelievable. I saw them in the shop at Lees Ferry Anglers...interesting...
  19. Thread: Lees Ferry

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    Lees Ferry

    I took my first guided trip this past Saturday (Feb 20). We had some pretty hard rain and strong winds but around 2:30PM the weather cleared, it warmed up a little and the midges started coming off....
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    I love the new format. Great job to all those...

    I love the new format. Great job to all those involved!
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    I use the Cabela's double nubby box in medium for...

    I use the Cabela's double nubby box in medium for my zebra midges and other nymphs.
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    I bought a Topwater 3/4 wt rod and reel a few...

    I bought a Topwater 3/4 wt rod and reel a few days before Christmas and UPS shipping was free. Albright shipped within a couple days of my order, but it took 12 days to get here once UPS got the...
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    Great looking flies. Are you already thinking...

    Great looking flies. Are you already thinking about NEEDING more materials?:D
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    Thanks for the link I will try his method.

    Thanks for the link I will try his method.
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    mcfly foam glo bug

    Anyone ever use mcfly foam for a glo bug? I tried tying them using glo bug yarn but they always came out loose and wouldn't hold their shape. I picked up some mcfly foam this weekend to make one...
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