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    Uncle J. These are my choices for those (and...

    Uncle J.

    These are my choices for those (and one more) winging materials in order of preference:

    Snowshoe Hare -best floating hair material there be...

    CDC - I like it's ability to trap air...
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    NZ and these... http://www.fishairlock.com ...

    NZ and these...

    http://www.fishairlock.com


    PT/TB
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    This is the only WD-40 I put in water... ...

    This is the only WD-40 I put in water...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qu9H0o9MPOs

    There are plenty of uses for that product, none of which include putting it on fly patterns...
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    The first fly I tied, in 1974, without the tail,...

    The first fly I tied, in 1974, without the tail, to imitate a Caddis, was a "Pacific King"...

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/PACIFIC KING/pacific-king-1_zps4d2103ad.jpg
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    I just placed an order yesterday, for more of...

    I just placed an order yesterday, for more of this Peacock from Spirit River. I have been using both the colored Iridescent Eyes and UV Eyes for awhile and really like them. Nature's Spirit also...
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    Yup... ...

    Yup...

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/STREAMERS/STAYNERDUCKTAIL_zpsf89169fd.jpg


    PT/TB
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    No... they don't and not a lot of shops carry a...

    No... they don't and not a lot of shops carry a good deal of their stock list. I usually have to have one of the two shops here in L.A. order what I want from them. I don't know if this is as small...
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    Scott, Ck. out how Loren Williams uses Sulky...

    Scott,

    Ck. out how Loren Williams uses Sulky Metallic HERE:

    http://loren.teamfreestone.com/tutorials/nymphs/lw-s-bugs-revenge


    PT/TB ;)
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    Yes... ...

    Yes...

    http://www.classicpowellrod.com/Walton_Powell.html

    More about Hexagraph Rods from JohnScott:

    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/bb/showthread.php?32870-Hexagraph-it-is-....


    PT/TB
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    Good luck with that... ...

    Good luck with that...

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/UV 2 Materials/RSD_zps641db887.jpg

    They offer it in two shades, light and dark and from my experience, it is not the...
  11. Thread: What if?

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    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettro...

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/y-pool-mmc-2_zpsfead010c.jpg

    Cream Miracle Midge #18 - #22...they are always present in the two Eastern Sierra tail waters I most frequently...
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    This is why: " Thread: TMC 16/0 White, I use...

    This is why:

    " Thread: TMC 16/0 White, I use this new thread for a couple reasons here. It has good strength and is quite small. It is very similar to the old Gudebrod 10/0 thread but with better...
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    Scoott, A friend hooked me up with a relative...

    Scoott,

    A friend hooked me up with a relative in Japan. The Tan and Rust, along with some Black will be on their way - shortly...

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/BOX TL...
  14. Thread: Peacock

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    Scott, At one time, Spirit River used to offer...

    Scott,

    At one time, Spirit River used to offer the stripped peacock quills (left, below)...I got a bunch of them. The Polish Quills are mo' betta' :

    ...
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    Scott, The quality of what I've come across,...

    Scott,

    The quality of what I've come across, out there, is severely lacking. I switched to these in Natural and use markers for different colors:
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    narcodog, If one has tied with both, then one...

    narcodog,

    If one has tied with both, then one knows the difference...


    PT/TB ;)
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    Tiemco 16/0 Thread...say goodbye...

    Umpqua Feather Merchants will no longer be distributing the Tiemco 16/0 thread which is perfect for very small fly patterns. I copped the last that Bob Marriott's had , here in Los Angeles,and the...
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    Some underwater photos of both Mono and Fluoro...

    Some underwater photos of both Mono and Fluoro from this tippet shoot out:
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    Hard As Hull on most patterns...on bead heads, a...

    Hard As Hull on most patterns...on bead heads, a drop on top of the bead and swipe the thread through it while whip finishing. On larger patterns, like buggers and streamers, super glue in a lot of...
  20. Larry, I believe that it has to do with what...

    Larry,

    I believe that it has to do with what amount of time a particular angler is willing to invest in truly learning and understanding the emergence process for Mayflies, Caddis and Midges. For...
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    The best Indio and Pardo come from Spain where...

    The best Indio and Pardo come from Spain where the original birds reside...the product from Whiting (to put it mildly) is vastly inferior...
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  22. Randy, I am not aware of any recent books...

    Randy,

    I am not aware of any recent books that cover the subject on the "Techniques and Tactics" of fishing cripples/emergers. This is probably one of the better resources that covers some...
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    Fly Tyer Magazine, Spring 2014, devoted an entire...

    Fly Tyer Magazine, Spring 2014, devoted an entire article by Hans Van Klinken (ppgs. 54-63) "Tie the Klinkhamer the right way!" He no longer uses the Partridge 15BN or 15BNX stating that they "were...
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    How's about listing that Forum Category as...

    How's about listing that Forum Category as "Curmudgeon's Corner"... :p


    PT/TB
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    Opppsssss...Done ! PT/TB

    Opppsssss...Done !

    PT/TB
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