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  1. Thread: Davie McPhail

    by Chuck441
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    Davie McPhail

    I've been a big fan of Davie's Youtube tying videos for several years. I've learned scads of tying tips. Sometimes, though, I have to listen very carefully to break through his lovely Scots burr....
  2. Thread: Advice needed

    by Chuck441
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    +1 for FeatherCraft. Always get first class...

    +1 for FeatherCraft. Always get first class materials, Including herl.

    Chuck
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    They look great, but are heavy, and tend to sink...

    They look great, but are heavy, and tend to sink the fly in my experience.

    Chuck
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    Chris Helm (God rest his soul) gave our group a...

    Chris Helm (God rest his soul) gave our group a presentation some time ago. Among other materials, he spent quite a bit of time discussing different hair types for specific fly applications. The deer...
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    Off subject a bit, but I've found a diving caddis...

    Off subject a bit, but I've found a diving caddis pattern to be very effective during the swarms. I always incorporate some zelon or similar material into the wing.

    Chuck
  6. Thread: Knot?

    by Chuck441
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    The clinch and improved clinch are easy to tie...

    The clinch and improved clinch are easy to tie with the help of hemostats. I use ones with small beaks when fishing for trout and panfish, where the tippets are darn thin, and medium ones for bass....
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    Can always use some new blood here. Don't be...

    Can always use some new blood here. Don't be afraid to jump into discussions. We don't bite! (Well, at least I don't!).:)

    Chuck
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    Starling and herl- classic soft hackle, and...

    Starling and herl- classic soft hackle, and effective.

    Chuck
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    "I'm afraid "buy more" is my lot in life." Hey,...

    "I'm afraid "buy more" is my lot in life."
    Hey, Larry. you're a flyfisher. Of course it's your lot!

    Chuck
  10. Thread: Fanwing Adams

    by Chuck441
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    If you've read Ray Bergman- and any flyfisher...

    If you've read Ray Bergman- and any flyfisher worth his/her salt should- his fave dry fly was a fanwing Royal Coachman. He liked the high visibility, and the way it settled on the water oh, so...
  11. Thread: prince nymph

    by Chuck441
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    I usually tie mine with the biots curving up....

    I usually tie mine with the biots curving up. Why? Once I let my Prince dangle in the water in the current next to me. Son of a gun! The darn thing wobbled like a bass plug! Sold me on the concept,...
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    The OP wanted a connection that would slide...

    The OP wanted a connection that would slide through the tip guide w/o hanging up. I use loop-to-loop connections a lot but, for a totally seamless connection, the Whitlock splice in my link works...
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    The Dave Whitlock Zap-A-Gap splice: ...

    The Dave Whitlock Zap-A-Gap splice:
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    And it's not safe for the tier, either. If you do...

    And it's not safe for the tier, either. If you do use lead wire, keep your fingers away from your mouth and eyes, and wash your hands after the tying session.

    Chuck
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    Ooh- I like this one a lot! Thanks, Scott. ...

    Ooh- I like this one a lot! Thanks, Scott.

    Chuck
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    Eeew. I'll stick with the real thing, thank you....

    Eeew. I'll stick with the real thing, thank you.

    Chuck
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    whatfly, I just stick an off-hand finger into the...

    whatfly, I just stick an off-hand finger into the loop while I wrap the hackle. Fast and easy.

    Chuck
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    Bruce, I love hackle stackers. Once you get the...

    Bruce, I love hackle stackers. Once you get the hang of it, they're not that difficult to tie, and they are fine fish catchers.

    Chuck
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    I love everything Davey demonstrates. Chuck

    I love everything Davey demonstrates.

    Chuck
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    Oops. You're right, of course. Chuck

    Oops. You're right, of course.

    Chuck
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    I think the White Gloved Howdy was a green drake,...

    I think the White Gloved Howdy was a green drake, not a Hendrickson. I'm a midwesterner, but I'm stickin' to that!;)

    Chuck
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    Totally agree with you, Byron. It just seems to...

    Totally agree with you, Byron. It just seems to draw trout, hatch or no hatch.

    Chuck
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    Wet hands plus that, um, "grip"= blisters. ...

    Wet hands plus that, um, "grip"= blisters.

    Chuck
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    O.K. It's a joke, right? I know it's actually in...

    O.K. It's a joke, right? I know it's actually in the Diamondback catalog, but- really, now?

    Chuck
  25. Thread: Reel Grease

    by Chuck441
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    Amen. Chuck

    Amen.

    Chuck
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