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    Had snow in southwest MS Thursday and part of...

    Had snow in southwest MS Thursday and part of Friday. Coldest weather I remember in years. When weather is decent in the 40s wind is blowing so hard don't think I could bring fly rod forward much...
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    Thanks for letting us know. This is such a...

    Thanks for letting us know. This is such a fantastic site and it is a shame a bunch of idiots with nothing better to do would put people like you to extra work so they can be cute. Thanks for...
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    john52948 John I sent you a pm. mathcarver ...

    john52948
    John I sent you a pm. mathcarver
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    Thanks for sharing. Caught a lot of fish on fly...

    Thanks for sharing. Caught a lot of fish on fly rod but that is one I have yet to catch. Great job! mathcarver
  5. First fly fishing trip yesterday of this year

    Decided on spur of the moment to go to private pond yesterday and I am glad I did. Had to fish from bank casting into wind but one of the best days ever flyfishing. I caught 18 hybrid bream and 23...
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    FishnDave your were right about the amount of boa...

    FishnDave your were right about the amount of boa yarn. I ordered 2 skeins thinking that was 2 bundles of yarn and I got 10 bundles instead. Looks to be exactly what we are presently using with the...
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    Last night I ordered 2 skeins of the yellow boa...

    Last night I ordered 2 skeins of the yellow boa yarn that FishnDave posted website on from above. Suppose to get it next week. Will let all of you know how it looks when it gets here. Thanks to all...
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    FishnDav, I looked at the yarn on the website you...

    FishnDav, I looked at the yarn on the website you furnished. It looks like it to me. I am hoping some others on FAOL will look at it and give their opinion. I did have a yarn company contact me today...
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    mickalo, I got in touch with people on Ebay and...

    mickalo,
    I got in touch with people on Ebay and they do not have anymore. Thanks anyway. Im still a lookn. mathcarver
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    Yellow Boa Yarn

    I know a lot of you have tied the boa yarn flies. I need help finding the yellow boa yarn. I have tried over a half dozen sites on Internet, many Walmarts, Hobby Lobbys, and fabric stores and no one...
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    Well I bit the bullet, or should I have said the...

    Well I bit the bullet, or should I have said the vise, and got a Peak. I looked at one or two others and talked with several people in fly fishing area that had a Peak and they loved theirs just as...
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    What brand name vise?

    I have two cheap fly tying vises that i bought when I bought 2 kits about 8 years ago. Jaws are showing signs of wear and my young bride has told me if I wanted to get a new vise to get it. My point...
  13. Thread: Mighty Mite

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    Thanx everyone for all your replies and help....

    Thanx everyone for all your replies and help. Going to tie some of these and see just how how they are. Thanx again. mathcarver
  14. Thread: Mighty Mite

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    Mighty Mite

    I know this is a fly fishing site but I was reading about catching crappie and the writer was talking about a Mighty Mite being one hot bait for crappie. I have had no luck in finding a picture of...
  15. Thread: Float tube

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    Thanks to everyone for your replies. I am 63 yrs...

    Thanks to everyone for your replies. I am 63 yrs old and definitely not in any shape to be swimming any distance at all. I will from this day forward wear a pfd anytime I am on the water. I had never...
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    I fish in private ponds or some I think could be...

    I fish in private ponds or some I think could be considered small lakes. I don't know what the criteria is that separates a pond and a lake. Some the ponds I fish are pretty large.
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    I am using a fish cat 4 and I never thoutht about...

    I am using a fish cat 4 and I never thoutht about a seam coming undone. thanks for reply. I am not in real good health so I thing I might better otta start wearing one.
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    Float tube

    I noticed this week while reading someone's post, that they recommended wearing a floatation device of some kind while fishing from a float tube. I never have. I figured if I ever turned over I would...
  19. Thread: Hoppercator

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    Thank you guys for your comments, pictures and...

    Thank you guys for your comments, pictures and videos. Yall are the best. mathcarver
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    Mr. Buddy, I did woodcarvings for years and I...

    Mr. Buddy, I did woodcarvings for years and I have a device I used for burning hair and feather details in wood. I bought mine about 30 years ago and only paid $75 for it. Never had the faintest idea...
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    Hoppercator

    I need some help from you guys and gals. I was reading article (think it was called "hoppercator") and it talked about putting loop on the end of hook where bend is and the eye end. How would you...
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    I thined my Sally Hansen with acetone and it...

    I thined my Sally Hansen with acetone and it works great. I have a tendency sometimes to put too much and get it real watery but it works great. mathcarver
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    I hate spiders also. Several years ago while...

    I hate spiders also. Several years ago while riding behind my house after dark ran into web of one of those brown fuzzy spiders and when I hit the web it somehow swung around and came into my truck....
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    Riok, got plenty of water here in SW MS. I went...

    Riok, got plenty of water here in SW MS. I went yesterday for a couple of hours in a great pond but the wind was blowing about 15 to 20 miles per hour according to local weather prognosticator. I...
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    Magic Potion

    A while back someone brought up the subject of using scents or potions to attract fish. I know quite a few were against them. I was talking recently to a very well known fisherman, to some of you,...
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