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    Thanks JD. The new rods are not the same, changes...

    Thanks JD. The new rods are not the same, changes have been made. They are not inferior, it's just that I have a preference for the older style.
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    Top Dollar Paid For Your Suntech Kurenai HM30

    I'll pay cash for your used Suntech Kurenai HM30. This was the shorter 3 meter (9 foot - 8 inch), 0.9 ounce tenkara rod sold by Chris Stewart, tenkarabum.com. Please respond to jwryght@gmail.com

    I...
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    I searched high and low for Loctite Precision Max...

    I searched high and low for Loctite Precision Max with no success. I tried a bottle of Krazy Glue Craft (see photo) and it works great. Has a nice small nozzle dispensing just the right amount of...
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    Thanks for the tip, I'll track some down.

    Thanks for the tip, I'll track some down.
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    1157611577 There we are. :cool:

    1157611577 There we are. :cool:
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    I believe it was Gary Lafontane who started...

    I believe it was Gary Lafontane who started Antron use in flies with his caddis patterns. Caddis seem to ascend to the surface with gas bubbles which create a glowing halo around their form. Antron...
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    Thanks for the tip. I am still looking for...

    Thanks for the tip. I am still looking for feathers, so I'll check both of these out. Most feathers have a fluffy base that would work, the trick is finding samples that don't break when you tie them...
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    The Antron sticks to the tacky wax all around the...

    The Antron sticks to the tacky wax all around the hook shank giving it a 3 dimensional appearance. Be aware that this is an extremely soft, sticky wax. I ensure that the dubbing is complete by...
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    I'm working on an improved tie for this fly for...

    I'm working on an improved tie for this fly for the 2013 season. I am planning to make two versions. First, I intend to incorporate a soft feather with characteristics similar to rabbit fur, but more...
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    Thanks Paul. I haven't actually tried it yet, but...

    Thanks Paul. I haven't actually tried it yet, but will be using it in the upcoming season. I was using an old aluminum landing net, but I don't like the larger mesh size of traditional nets that...
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    Cheap Landing Net

    I wanted to share with you guys, a great net that costs very little and performs a dual function. The photo shows a 10 inch aquarium net which I have re-bent from a rectangle into a round shape. As...
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    I googled glass seed beads and found these as a...

    I googled glass seed beads and found these as a few of the top returns:

    http://www.firemountaingems.com/search/ ... seed+beads
    http://www.abeadstore.com/beads/index_glass_seed_beads...
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    Here are a few more bits of information on this...

    Here are a few more bits of information on this fly which resulted from questions on another forum. I thought you guys might like to have it.

    The beads appear to be 3 millimeter for the larger...
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    Thank you. Actually it's a rather unique method....

    Thank you. Actually it's a rather unique method. At least I haven't seen it done before. I'll describe the process, which takes a bit of practice because certain steps have to be done quickly and ...
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    Thanks Scott. They are a bit more fiddly to tie...

    Thanks Scott. They are a bit more fiddly to tie than your typical Tenkara fly, but not difficult. I can put together a dozen in pretty good time.
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    My Tenkara Bead Fly

    I'm using Tenkara gear now, so thought I would share the images of a fly that I have adapted, which has been developed over a 10 year span of fishing my small home stream for 6 to 12 inch browns,...
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