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  1. Thread: Head cement?

    by Dave E
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    I tend to very lightly glaze the last half inch...

    I tend to very lightly glaze the last half inch of thread with cement, then whip finish, on most dries & nymphs. It would be interesting to know if some of these " voices from the past " would...
  2. Thread: Fishin truck?

    by Dave E
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    Here's something to pull behind it. I ran over...

    Here's something to pull behind it.
    I ran over to Idaho to pick up my new drift boat a while back and saw this custom order waiting its turn for the finishing touches. Reminds me of NorCal tyer...
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    Byron, Good Call. This probably predates your...

    Byron,

    Good Call.
    This probably predates your joining this site and I don't know how many are aware that Terry was a member here. Quite a few mornings when I logged on I'd see he was already...
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    Why? I'd love to give you some technically driven...

    Why? I'd love to give you some technically driven tying answer, but that simply wouldn't be true.

    I tie a mix of Saltwater, Steelhead and Trout files. But that's not really the reason I tie on the...
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    Guess that's the end of Catfishhunter.....:cool:

    Guess that's the end of Catfishhunter.....:cool:
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    I joined a couple back in '99 - '01 and it seemed...

    I joined a couple back in '99 - '01 and it seemed like more of a community / relationship building device than having any actual impact on my tying or finding a pattern that was useful. Early on, it...
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    Congratulations on finally finding your new...

    Congratulations on finally finding your new western home.

    To do list.
    1) Snow shovel.
    2) Snow blower.
    3) Big ole bag of salt.
    4) Big ole stack of fire wood.
    5) Find big ole neighborhood kid...
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    California's Central Valley in winter. ...

    California's Central Valley in winter.
    Research: American, Yuba, Feather, Lower Sacramento Rivers.
    Areas Surrounding:
    Yuba City ( Hwy 20 corridor ) east to...
  9. Thread: PFD's

    by Dave E
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    Hello Melk, ...

    Hello Melk, I have no idea what...
  10. Thread: Cabela's

    by Dave E
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    My mistake Ed, I was under the impression that...

    My mistake Ed,

    I was under the impression that we were speaking of shops that we could frequent in person based on this threads original post, having to do with a Cabela's coming to his area and...
  11. Thread: Cabela's

    by Dave E
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    PA Dave pretty much nailed my preference for the...

    PA Dave pretty much nailed my preference for the big C over B.P.S.

    Of the honkin' big outdoor retailers that I can shop in person, this is how I rate them based on my expenditures.
    ( I have...
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    Tongue in cheek UJ, It's a demonstration, not a...

    Tongue in cheek UJ,
    It's a demonstration, not a test. We're talking about Echo right? So the YouTube pitch / demonstration worked.

    Different product, same idea?...
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    Here the sport is going strong. Plenty in their...

    Here the sport is going strong. Plenty in their 20's & 30's...probably more of them, than any other single demographic I encounter.

    This might require some to question the popular perception. "...
  14. I couldn't tell you if the one out here ( which...

    I couldn't tell you if the one out here ( which is not a dedicated fly show ) is on the decline or not, I was fishing.
    All I know is, the last time I went to it, you couldn't hear the guest...
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    Thank you all for taking the time to reply, ...

    Thank you all for taking the time to reply,

    Lets be clear. There are no identifiers in my posting that would lead anyone here to the identity of the individual. There also is no offer in my...
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    I'll add mine to the growing list of well wishes...

    I'll add mine to the growing list of well wishes Buddy. Here's to another good year in the sun.

    Dave
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    Would you want to know?

    Here's the deal.

    There's a fellow who posted here and on a couple of other boards I post on. He claimed to be a young guide, student, father and a good Christian. He and I had one transaction...
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    Here are a few packs of Umpqua flies with their...

    Here are a few packs of Umpqua flies with their point of origin printed on them. Some years ago Umpqua presented a group of their tyers at an industry show, they were wonderfully gracious and...
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    Welcome to California, we hope you two have a...

    Welcome to California, we hope you two have a great time while you're here and stay safe in your travels.

    Dave
  20. Thread: Font size

    by Dave E
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    Ray, I've thought so too at times. Then I have...

    Ray,
    I've thought so too at times.
    Then I have a second cup of coffee and put on my glasses.

    Dave
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    Option 1 - Tail (tag), wire at tail, chenille at...

    Option 1 - Tail (tag), wire at tail, chenille at tail, wind chenille towards eye, tye in hackle by the stem at the head, wind hackle back to wire, trap hackle with wire and wind wire through the...
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    Hi Bob and welcome to FAOL. I'm a little...

    Hi Bob and welcome to FAOL.

    I'm a little confused here. The Tracking number - did they supply that number to you? Or are you saying they haven't yet replied with that info?
    Sounds like this has...
  23. Thread: New Rod

    by Dave E
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    It might be worth your time to run a search for...

    It might be worth your time to run a search for Redington CT series rods, which are being D/C'd. I've seen sale prices for them as low as $89.00 on the net. There are still plenty of them out there (...
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    I'm a C&R guy where Salmonoids are concerned, I...

    I'm a C&R guy where Salmonoids are concerned, I simply don't care for the flesh. However, a couple of years ago we decided to keep a couple of stockers. They had the taste and consistency of what I...
  25. Thread: Fly reel repair

    by Dave E
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    This is very sound advice. ...as one who had...

    This is very sound advice.

    ...as one who had to have a reliable reel repair expert ( and he is an expert at it ) for our customers with non-warranty repairs. Bill was... and still is our go to...
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