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  1. Thread: New Catagory?

    by Allan
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    New Catagory?

    Yo! Moderators and Administrators.
    How about adding a new and separate Forum Category? 'LURES'. So call me old fashioned or something like that. But applying a hardening resin over a hook wound with...
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    Well, you've gotten a lot of good and possibly...

    Well, you've gotten a lot of good and possibly bad advise. I make that observation because you did not quantify or qualify your needs. How much are you willing to spend on a vise + other tools? What...
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    Denny, You know that you are in my thoughts...

    Denny,

    You know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Now get the heck out of that bed and go to one of your 'ponds' and fish. Okay, in all seriousness, take care and have a speedy recovery....
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    Great Flies That Don't Catch Fish

    Some/Many fly patterns have been and are 'created' by skilled, knowledgeable fly fishers who happen to be fly tiers too. In all probability, the pattern was based on someones own experience. Or,...
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    Oh! Well, in that case, I'd go with a barred dark...

    Oh! Well, in that case, I'd go with a barred dark ginger or a light dun.
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    Agree with those above posts that suggested...

    Agree with those above posts that suggested 'natural grizzly'.
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    Cheech, and others, In general, do any of you...

    Cheech, and others,

    In general, do any of you think the breeders have, in a sense, gone too far insofar as breeding short fibered hackle? I mean the present stuff is great for say, 14 down to even...
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    First, wow, that was a good study and well worth...

    First, wow, that was a good study and well worth the read. That's not to say I completely agree with the parameters or the conclusions and I'll explain.
    First let me offer my bias. I've known...
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    OR, You can buy a bag that contains a couple of...

    OR, You can buy a bag that contains a couple of hundred assorted small shapes and colors at Dollar Tree Store. The bag I bought had (guessing) 50 pieces like the one you posted. Each shape has a...
  10. Thread: Tube Fly Swap

    by Allan
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    Hi Bill, Well, have a enjoyable and safe trip...

    Hi Bill,

    Well, have a enjoyable and safe trip back into town. Just knowing the 'status' of the situation (communication) would alleviate my faulty personal concerns and maybe those of others.
    ...
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    Just as 'Something to think about'. There...

    Just as 'Something to think about'. There were/are a lot of fly fishers that think, for dry fly fishing, the tippet portion should be under the surface. That's because apparently 'on' the surface the...
  12. Thread: Tube Fly Swap

    by Allan
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    I guess it's me and I'll probably get some...

    I guess it's me and I'll probably get some 'grief' about this but so be it. This swap was announced 5/21 and the expectation was expressed that it would be completed about 7/15. Now let me say off...
  13. Thread: Dubbing choice

    by Allan
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    Sorry, but I just spit my ice tea.

    Sorry, but I just spit my ice tea.
  14. Thread: Dubbing choice

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    I wonder if there's any real difference between...

    I wonder if there's any real difference between the body material listed and size 'fine' Larva Lace?
  15. Thread: Dubbing choice

    by Allan
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    Ray, I just did a quick search for 'Glister...

    Ray,

    I just did a quick search for 'Glister Dubbing'. I'm pretty sure there are sellers of the product here in US.
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    Could it be that LaFontaine's, 'Sparkle Pupa'...

    Could it be that LaFontaine's, 'Sparkle Pupa' pattern , looks like Goddard's?

    Regardless, lots of fly patterns look alike but could have been or were created without any knowledge of what someone...
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    What! Haven't any of you used or read about the...

    What! Haven't any of you used or read about the 'Neversink Skater', a fly created by Edward Hewitt? I can attest to how it can be good under certain circumstances and will describe an actual event....
  18. Thread: Brandlin'

    by Allan
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    Those are disgusting, but probably tasty in a...

    Those are disgusting, but probably tasty in a trouty kind of way!
  19. Might I suggest you try contacting a few...

    Might I suggest you try contacting a few manufacturers and inquire about 'seconds' or any 'demos' available. You may not have any luck, but hey, it's just a phone call. One in this area you might try...
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    Hi - Thanks but this was just an inquiry about...

    Hi - Thanks but this was just an inquiry about the aterial - keyboard srewed up Need new one*
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    Looking for Jimmy Ternent

    If you happen to be lurking and see this I hope you will contact me. It's about the box of yarn you sent me back in January of '07.

    Thanks.

    A. Podell ('tyeflies' at the time, I think)
  22. Okay, lol.

    Okay, lol.
  23. ********************* Amazing! I'm sitting...

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    Amazing! I'm sitting here with the book on my lap within 12 inches of my eyes and I'm looking at the publishing page.
    "Copyright @ 1976
    Mountain Press Publishing Company...
  24. Gene, First, several years ago I was sent...

    Gene,

    First, several years ago I was sent about 10 yards each of a dozen different colors of the yarn GLF used. I think they are still in the shipping box and if I have it, I hope the senders name...
  25. Well, FWIW, here's some updated information about...

    Well, FWIW, here's some updated information about the 'DAZZLE - AIRE' yarn we're talking about. Apparently there's a new version that has a different chemical make-up. Anyway, here's information...
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