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  1. Thread: Dogs

    by Royal Wulff
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    Allan, RW here So sorry to hear about Bear. i...

    Allan, RW here

    So sorry to hear about Bear. i remember some good times with him. Like a couple of fish-ins where he ate more than anyone that attended. Then there was the Danbury Show where he...
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    Allan, RW again Try Ernest Schwiebert's ...

    Allan, RW again

    Try Ernest Schwiebert's "Matching the Hatch", first published in 1955. He gives detailed recipes for 48 Eastern mayflies, male and female, particularly those that are prolific on...
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    i've never used anything but Mustad in 50 years...

    i've never used anything but Mustad in 50 years of fly tying, although I always used 94833 fine wire instead of 94840 for my dry flies. I don't even know what the equivalent is in their new series...
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    Allan, Didn't we do this about four or five...

    Allan,

    Didn't we do this about four or five years ago? Seems to me it garnered something like 100-plus responses. Or was that an inquiry about the first reference to Catskill style dry flies?...
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    Barbed and Barbless

    Hi folks, RW here

    Haven't posted in quite awhile, but I still keep up with this website on a regular basis. I can't wade a trout stream anymore but I still keep my hand in the game with panfish...
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    Allan P, RW here Nymph!? A NYMPH, you say??!...

    Allan P, RW here

    Nymph!? A NYMPH, you say??! You're tying nymphs!!!!!!!?? And here I've been led to believe that over the years you have evolved into strictly a dry fly fisherman of the...
  7. Thread: Bwo???

    by Royal Wulff
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    NJTB, RW here, That is exactly the way I tie...

    NJTB, RW here,

    That is exactly the way I tie them but minus the ribbing. Same shade of olive and medium dun hackle. Good looking fly by the way. Just finished tying up a dozen. Where in So....
  8. Thread: Bwo???

    by Royal Wulff
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    The BWO was originated in England where my...

    The BWO was originated in England where my research indicates there are over 50 varieties. They are probably the major player in tiny mayflies in sizes 18 to 22 and smaller. When they first became...
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    Sell it, add a little money and buy a high end...

    Sell it, add a little money and buy a high end fly rod. Winning a raffle is like found found money. Get something you'll use. You probably wouldn't be posting on this site unless you were a fly...
  10. Thread: Chat Room

    by Royal Wulff
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    RW here, i hosted chatrom for about 5 years 3...

    RW here,

    i hosted chatrom for about 5 years 3 times a week a few years back and there was never any problem. The thing I don't understand is this: With technology getting better and better how...
  11. CAtskill Flies Fly Fest Attn: Allan Podell

    Allan, RW here,

    I'm having a hard time getting on the Catskill Flies Website. Could you please get in touch with JB and have him put Steve and me on the list of those who are coming. ...
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    Silver Creek, Your above statement is pure...

    Silver Creek,

    Your above statement is pure B.S. and you know it. tsk, tsk, tsk

    rw
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    Ail the capes I've collected over the years are...

    Ail the capes I've collected over the years are in off-shore accounts.

    rw
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    "You don't wanna go way up there, it's all...

    "You don't wanna go way up there, it's all fished out!"
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    I use my 1-weight and the same dry flies I use...

    I use my 1-weight and the same dry flies I use for trout. I tie my own trout flies and it's cheaper in the long run. Nothing can hit and spit faster than a gill and they seem to hang on to a dry...
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    If a state designates certain bodies of water or...

    If a state designates certain bodies of water or stretches of stream "fly fishing only" I would suggest that everyone know what fly fishing means in that particular state. Usually it is spelled out...
  17. Neil, Your story has shades of "Theodore...

    Neil,

    Your story has shades of "Theodore Castwell", by G.E.M. Skues but luckily your character wakes up and has a second chance.
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    No question it's a longear. They average smaller...

    No question it's a longear. They average smaller than a bluegill or pumpkinseed with an average length of about 4 to 6 inches. They can be real scrappers on a 1 weight, which is what I do all of my...
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    GG, How can anything that has been described...

    GG,

    How can anything that has been described in this thread be classified as a 'kit?" A shoulder bag, a shoebox even a tiny suitcase can be classified as a kit. But the things you all have...
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    Without a doubt, a male brookie in full spawning...

    Without a doubt, a male brookie in full spawning colors. If you want to go warmwater, I think it's the male pumpkinseed sunfish in full spawning colors, assuming it comes from a crystal clear lake. ...
  21. Thread: How True

    by Royal Wulff
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    I believe that saying can be attributed to Ed...

    I believe that saying can be attributed to Ed Zern, former author, outdoor columnist and humorist for FIELD AND STREAM
    magazine. If he didn't say it he probably stole it from somebody else.

    rw
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    I've been using furled leaders since the Idaho...

    I've been using furled leaders since the Idaho Fish-in of 02. Bought my first ones there. Haven't used any other kind since.

    rw
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    The cost of fly fishing? After 50-some years I'd...

    The cost of fly fishing? After 50-some years I'd say it's astronomical. Anyone who can pin down what that many years of fly fishing, or golf, or boating or hunting is a better man than me.

    rw
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    Look in my closet in the guest bedroom and you'd...

    Look in my closet in the guest bedroom and you'd say I was a gear junkie. See me on the stream you'd say I was a miliminumst (lol). I tie my own flies and tie at shows, etc. But I'm pretty sure...
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    One Perrine model #66 fly box with a variety of...

    One Perrine model #66 fly box with a variety of Catskill wet and dry flies according to their emergence dates. A few Adams (no one should ever be without a few Adams). Black and tan caddis, BWos....
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