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    Here is a pattern that I ran across: ...

    Here is a pattern that I ran across:

    http://flyanglersonline.com/flytying/fotw/92198fotw.php
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    I use the insulation from some thin wire. I...

    I use the insulation from some thin wire.
    I strip off the length of insulation I want and thread it onto the tippet.
    You have to be a little choosy about the wire, you want to make sure that the...
  3. You got a deal!

    You got a deal!
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    I agree with the blood knot. Strong and slim.

    I agree with the blood knot. Strong and slim.
  5. This is the video that I used to get the 'hang'...

    This is the video that I used to get the 'hang' of it.
    I've tried the knot in the past, but wasn't confident enough to use it.
    Sometimes I wouldn't tie it correctly and the knot would slip.

    The...
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    Regarding Korkers... I bought the first pair...

    Regarding Korkers...

    I bought the first pair of 'guide boots' that had their first BOA lacing system and interchangeable soles.
    I did have a pair of studded rubber soles come apart after some...
  7. Thread: On the road

    by bgreer
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    Dave, I don't live in the area, but I do a lot...

    Dave,

    I don't live in the area, but I do a lot of work for an electric COOP in the area.
    We were working in the Salem area last year and there were a lot of welders there working on pipelines.
    ...
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    Thanks for posting that Warren. I had no idea. ...

    Thanks for posting that Warren. I had no idea.

    I just always thought a flymph was a made up word. :confused:
    I first saw the word here on FAOL and just assumed that someone had fabricated it as a...
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    That picture of the stream with the fog is great!...

    That picture of the stream with the fog is great!

    Nice sized stream with some overhanging trees. I like it!
  10. The guide owes you a rod.

    The guide owes you a rod.
  11. That's a very good analogy Byron. Makes good...

    That's a very good analogy Byron.
    Makes good sense to me.
  12. Another great story Hap. It kinda makes me want...

    Another great story Hap. It kinda makes me want to see Alaska.
    It will be neat to see the pics....to compare to the ones I made in my head from your descriptions.
  13. Dang Hap, Nice report. It looks like you...

    Dang Hap,

    Nice report.

    It looks like you got Ol' Slew Foot himself!
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    Hi TBird, how have ya been doing? Good to see...

    Hi TBird, how have ya been doing?
    Good to see you here!

    Brian Greer
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    Me too. Exactly.

    Me too. Exactly.
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    I use two pair of polarized sunglasses for...

    I use two pair of polarized sunglasses for fishing.

    One pair is for bright conditions and the other is for low light conditions.
    I fish 99% of the time over rocky stream beds. Copper or amber...
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    The UV cured resin saved my butt last week. My...

    The UV cured resin saved my butt last week.

    My fiance had a tip top come loose on here while fishing in the Smokys last week.
    I searched around, but didnt have any sort of glue to reattach the...
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    Hap, those are fantastic pictures! Good photos...

    Hap, those are fantastic pictures!

    Good photos of the moon, but the scenery really sets them off.
    Thanks!
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    No. Yes. The leader tapers down to the...

    No.



    Yes.

    The leader tapers down to the tippet size that you want to use.
    This taper, will help turn over the fly as you deliver it.

    The leader is thinner than the fly line and is...
  20. Yep. Look at post #18 of this thread.

    Yep.

    Look at post #18 of this thread.
  21. Scruffy, I dont like any sort of bifocals when...

    Scruffy,

    I dont like any sort of bifocals when I'm wading, for your exact reason, not being able to see direcly in front of me.
    Bifocals just make some things more difficult for me.

    That...
  22. Thread: Wrap coating

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    Some people varnish the blank first, then wrap...

    Some people varnish the blank first, then wrap the guides.

    Some people wrap the guides and then varnish the rod. It doesnt matter much either way......whichever you prefer.

    However, in either...
  23. Warren, Thanks for that link! I ended up...

    Warren,

    Thanks for that link!
    I ended up buying the Clics in the XXL size. I haven't tried them on the river yet....but they fit GREAT!
    The ones I tried on in the drug store were way too small....
  24. Ive tried the flip-downs, they just dont work for...

    Ive tried the flip-downs, they just dont work for me.
  25. Royce, Those are called Flex Spex. I looked at...

    Royce,

    Those are called Flex Spex. I looked at those and they look like a good idea.
    But, I don't know how well they would hold up.
    I also don't think they would work well on a wide brimmed...
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