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    Don't know if they still do, but back in the day...

    Don't know if they still do, but back in the day Mepps advertised in all the national fishing magazines that they bought squirrel tails. I think maybe they used to pay something like $.15 a piece.
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    That's a nice looking fly!

    That's a nice looking fly!
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    I've always like the look of these. but have...

    I've always like the look of these. but have always been too lazy to attempt tying some up -

    12779 These are tied up by Dave Hise.
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    Fishing in Michigan Attention all anglers,...

    Fishing in Michigan

    Attention all anglers, a new fishing license season begins April 1!

    Michigan’s fishing licenses were restructured on March 1 – there are now five options to choose...
  5. Thread: Early Tenkara ?

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    Fifty years ago, I spent countless hours in my...

    Fifty years ago, I spent countless hours in my pre-teen years using a willow branch to fish with a green sponge spider, and had a great time doing so, caught alot of fish. I still enjoy spending...
  6. Thread: Old Man Winter

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    That's what I remember as well. When I was a...

    That's what I remember as well. When I was a kid, there was snow on the ground most of the winter. We'd go sledding and such just about every day, at least during Jan and Feb. Most backyards in my...
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    I'm not sure exactly what you are asking. Of...

    I'm not sure exactly what you are asking. Of course, folks have been fishing with fixed length line rods for several hundred years, both in the east and the west.

    I personally started to fly fish...
  8. Thread: Tenkara flys

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    I agree with Chris that there is a variety of fly...

    I agree with Chris that there is a variety of fly styles and patterns, and they are interesting. When I first started to do some research, the page that Chris referenced was one of the first I...
  9. Thread: Fly Storage?

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    I agree with Brian. I really like these soft...

    I agree with Brian.

    I really like these soft sided bags. They hold 3 or 4 plastic organizers, which in turn can hold hundreds of flies in a fairly organized manner. I usually get these at...
  10. Thread: Old Man Winter

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    Old Man Winter

    Old Man Winter is alive and living in my front yard. I don't think he plans on moving anytime soon


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    Of course, there is another perspective regarding...

    Of course, there is another perspective regarding fly color. Fly colors that appeal to fisherman get fished, fly colors that don't appeal, don't get fished. No fly I know of has ever caught a fish...
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    John, That's a good description of the basic...

    John,

    That's a good description of the basic process we both use with our respective gizmo.

    I'm sure there are many ways to skin a fish -er- I mean cat.
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    That's a great looking tie!

    That's a great looking tie!
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    It's probably six of one, half a dozen of the...

    It's probably six of one, half a dozen of the other for me. Once a fly starts to fall apart, I usually strip the materials off and recycle the hook. The nice thing about the "biots" is they tie up...
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    JD, Make sure you use a cork from a bottle of...

    JD,

    Make sure you use a cork from a bottle of white wine. Everyone knows red wine doesn't work well with fish.
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    Yep, that's the original design I saw...

    Yep, that's the original design I saw http://www.deadwoodtradingpost.com/Fishing-in-Oregon.html


    As Chris says, the video is indeed exaggerated, perhaps because they are fishing out of a boat. ...
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    Turnover happens in many temperate lakes, and in...

    Turnover happens in many temperate lakes, and in most cases, is considered a good thing. It helps to mix the water column which distributes the dissolved stuff that keeps things alive and thriving. ...
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    I started using these about 15 years ago as a...

    I started using these about 15 years ago as a result of a recommendation in a Feather Craft catalog. I use them for just about all my size 10 - 16 dry flies bodies, and think they work great. When...
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    I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I...

    I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I formerly used a Ketchum, at least for me, this design works alot better. The gizmo I pictured works on a slightly different concept than the...
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    Fish Release Gizmo

    I'm not a fan of gadgets or gizmos. I'm a firm believer in keeping it simple - A stick, a string and a fly. However for the past two years I have taken to carrying a fly removal gizmo, and as a...
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    My heron buddy was extremely well behaved and...

    My heron buddy was extremely well behaved and well mannered. He would stand about 10 feet away and watch for for hours. What surprised me the most is that he remembered over the winter, even...
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    12592 I found a fishing partner on my local...

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    I found a fishing partner on my local pond. He/She would fly to meet me over a period of two years. He knew exactly what was going on, he would intently watch my fly on the water, and react...
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    I'm in total agreement with Chris; when fishing...

    I'm in total agreement with Chris; when fishing a fixed-length line set up such as we discuss in this forum, the use of an actual cast is definitely involved, on par with any fly fishing related...
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    Randall, I had previously sent you an email if...

    Randall,

    I had previously sent you an email if you haven't already seen it.

    have fun!
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    Granted, some folks prefer the "feel" of one line...

    Granted, some folks prefer the "feel" of one line over another, but about half the folks fish with a single strand of non tapered flouro. As long as one stays within some fairly broad guidelines,...
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