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  1. Thread: UV Sunblock Hat

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    I agree with Sage, the Buff is very convenient....

    I agree with Sage, the Buff is very convenient. You can wear a wide brim or a conventional baseball style cap.
    Gene
  2. Enjoy it, happy tying. Gene

    Enjoy it, happy tying.

    Gene
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    MFC lays flatter than Veevus or Uni, I tied many...

    MFC lays flatter than Veevus or Uni, I tied many years with just Danville probably why I like MFC so much. I also agree that the colors are very good especially the olives and browns.
    Gene
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    Another in total agreement, lays flat, and very...

    Another in total agreement, lays flat, and very strong for its size. I was beginning to have breakage issues with compara dun wings with 8/0 Uni. Switched to MFC and very satisfied.

    Gene
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    redietz I couldnt disagree with you more when it...

    redietz I couldnt disagree with you more when it comes to color! I've held bugs up to the sky in bright sun to see what the trout sees and I can tell you I've never seen black. I tie many flies with...
  6. Thread: Woodchuck Hair

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    I fished a Chuck caddis many years ago,...

    I fished a Chuck caddis many years ago, popularised by Eric Leiser. The hair is very stiff a had nice markings for a caddis wing. Basically it was a Solomon caddis (deerhiar wing) but with wood...
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    I agree with Kelly the mirage tinsel has the most...

    I agree with Kelly the mirage tinsel has the most unique coloration and sheen if that is what your looking for.
    Gene
  8. Thread: Anybody use Tyvek

    by Gene
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    Pat Dorsey ties his stonefly with it and markers....

    Pat Dorsey ties his stonefly with it and markers. Neat looking fly, but a time consuming fly to tie.
    Gene
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    There you go, very nice.

    There you go, very nice.
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    Add hackle at the head and antennae and it...

    Add hackle at the head and antennae and it becomes a Nelson caddis.
  11. Thread: Rubber Nets

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    Looks somewhere between 2-3 to me, nice fish you...

    Looks somewhere between 2-3 to me, nice fish you got to love those cuts.
  12. Yes Byron, they are effective, just not sure they...

    Yes Byron, they are effective, just not sure they are anymore effective than a z-lon spinner. The one thing I don't like is they can twist a tippet real fast.
    Gene
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    I'll go back and read the book again. But...

    I'll go back and read the book again. But basically Warren is doing what James Liesenring described many years ago. Yes a deadly technique done if a fish is sighted or not. All you need are insects...
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    Warren is presenting the flies no drag then using...

    Warren is presenting the flies no drag then using the Liesenring lift. Great way to catch fish if done well. Swinging wets across current usually works on stocked fish unless the swing is done with...
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    The one person who might know is Al Caucci...

    The one person who might know is Al Caucci himself. He has a website and you maybe able to contact him through it.
    Gene
  16. Thread: CDC X-Caddis

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    Very nice, that's how mine are tied. I also have...

    Very nice, that's how mine are tied. I also have gone to a lighter shade of deer hair, much easier to see.
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    nice, enjoy

    nice, enjoy
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    Greg has a point, if you tie a lot of parachutes...

    Greg has a point, if you tie a lot of parachutes as I do you may want to be able to adjust the head angle.
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    I have tied on the master for the past 15 years....

    I have tied on the master for the past 15 years. Probably 300 doz a year and have never had a problem. Very happy with it, would never consider another.
  20. thanks, great line as far as I"m concerned.

    thanks, great line as far as I"m concerned.
  21. Thread: Pontoon Question

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    Like anything you get used to it. First time I...

    Like anything you get used to it. First time I hooked a big fish and it ran upstream was pretty interesting, would suggest you get a long handle net.
    Gene
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    its just another way of doing things, try it ,you...

    its just another way of doing things, try it ,you may like the outcome.
  23. Thread: Cerise marabou

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    Ray if my memory serves me right, the wing was...

    Ray if my memory serves me right, the wing was cerise or basically florescent pink marabou. the body was the same color with a collar of yellow hackle. I do remember the fly was popularized by Paul...
  24. Thread: Tippet rings

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    It would be at the last section before your...

    It would be at the last section before your tippett. The use of the ring really adds to the longevity of a leader.
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    Pretty neat, nice tie. I would probably add a set...

    Pretty neat, nice tie. I would probably add a set of rubber legs at the collar.
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