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    You might try contacting someone like Michel...

    You might try contacting someone like Michel Lajoie who builds bamboo. I have dealt with him for fly tying materials, and he seems to be a good guy.
    http://www.lemoucheux.ca/lajoie/main-e.htm
    John
  2. Thread: Hook & Hackle

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    Hmmm, I had superior service from H&H when Bob...

    Hmmm,
    I had superior service from H&H when Bob was running it. I recommended H&H to several people.

    Two weeks ago I ordered a St Croix blank that was in their "Specials" listing- and no word...
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    Line to Leader Knot

    The Castwell Knot has stood up to nearly 60 good fish fights with Atlantic Salmon this year. I trust it.
    John
  4. Thread: Dying Materials

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    Tea bags and vinegar produce varying shades of...

    Tea bags and vinegar produce varying shades of tan to ginger. It takes a bit of time especially with caribou, but it doesn't have to be on stove heat the whole time.

    John
  5. Thread: Le Moucheux

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    HI I have bought several orders of fly tying...

    HI
    I have bought several orders of fly tying material from Michel at Le Moucheux. I have been very happy with every order. Michel seems to be a good guy with fair prices.

    John
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    Hi In addition to the good salmon flies...

    Hi
    In addition to the good salmon flies mentioned, be sure to have something silver as well. Silver Blue, Mar Lodge and Silver Doctor are all good.

    John
  7. Thread: Long Dead Drift

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    Long Dead Drift

    Hello Chris
    Thanks for your Long Dead Drift story this week. I really enjoyed it.

    John
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    Diane You might be able to find a copy of Flies...

    Diane
    You might be able to find a copy of Flies for Atlantic Salmon by Dick Stewart, Farrow Allen. It went out of print, but I heard that it was coming back. It doesn't have lots of step-by-step,...
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    Fluorocarbon seems to sink faster than Maxima so...

    Fluorocarbon seems to sink faster than Maxima so it is a good choice for wets and nymphs.
    I have used both types with good success. For a given strength rating Maxima is stiffer and seems more...
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    Mike I bought one of those Crystal River Cahill...

    Mike
    I bought one of those Crystal River Cahill 8ft 5/6 wts a few years ago. When my wife fishes that is the rod she wants to use-- so I replaced the hardware and handle for her last year. It's a...
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    Another vote for the Tetons. I was able to get ...

    Another vote for the Tetons. I was able to get Teton signature reels on e-bay for about the same price as retail Tiogas. Very simple, reliable and rugged reels with excellent smooth drag. The only...
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    WELL DONE! and THANK YOU to FAOL and to Tom...

    WELL DONE! and
    THANK YOU to FAOL and to Tom Kirkman

    I have the original articles from RodMaker magazine and they have been very useful.

    John
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    Chris, Very nicely done. I use the same system, ...

    Chris,
    Very nicely done. I use the same system, [url=http://mendingline.blogspot.com/:58cfe]http://mendingline.blogspot.com/[/url:58cfe] but also keep my handwritten notes as the primary...
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    Dave Hughes' book Wet Flies is a good reference....

    Dave Hughes' book Wet Flies is a good reference. It has a brief history, tying instructions, good photos and notes on material selection.

    Stu Farnham did a review of it here. ...
  15. Thread: gps units

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    Jeremey there is a lot of information here...

    Jeremey there is a lot of information here including reviews and comparisons. [url=http://www.gpsinformation.org/dale/:59530]http://www.gpsinformation.org/dale/[/url:59530]

    Lots of user comments...
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    Hello Al I can help with editing/proofreading...

    Hello Al
    I can help with editing/proofreading and possibly more. I will send you email
    John
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    I would be very interested to see a survey of...

    I would be very interested to see a survey of various fly line weights in different sizes as well.

    John
  18. Atomic, The rodbuilding epoxy for the reel seat...

    Atomic,
    The rodbuilding epoxy for the reel seat and grip can be measured using the plastic mixing/measuring cups that probably came with your kit. Flex Coat has a list of tips on their site...
  19. Thread: Hair Materials

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    Hi Carp In addition to the good suggestions you...

    Hi Carp
    In addition to the good suggestions you already have received..

    The caribou floats a bit higher than deer and can be used as a substitute on many flies.

    Moose hair is sometimes used...
  20. Thread: butt caps

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    Beautiful! John

    Beautiful!


    John
  21. Thread: The Same?

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    Allan, Pac Bay carries the RainForest line. ...

    Allan,
    Pac Bay carries the RainForest line.

    Batson has the RainShadow line which usually has the RX7 or RX8 designation. Current Rainshadows also include RX6, RX7+ and RX8+.

    If you search for...
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    Peter Not sure if you are asking about Atlantics...

    Peter
    Not sure if you are asking about Atlantics or Alaskan salmon---

    Atlantic salmon will take wooly buggers. I use #6 streamers and standard wet hooks in #6 and #8 all unweighted and fished...
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    Al, sheeeesh. I can understand registering a...

    Al,
    sheeeesh.
    I can understand registering a word mark for something like "Kleenex" or "King of Beers".
    If their trade mark registration goes through, I think we'll need both.
    John
  24. Thread: The Humber

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    The Humber in Newfoundland can be crowded in many...

    The Humber in Newfoundland can be crowded in many areas, especially around Big Falls. Light coloured bombers with orange hackle are very popular. The SPAWNER magazine each year has fly patterns for...
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    some Antron possibilities in addition to the good...

    some Antron possibilities in addition to the good ones mentioned above---
    -parachute posts
    -body material
    -added to other wing materials
    -spun in a dubbing loop for scuds

    John

    [This...
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