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  1. Aquatic insects washed downstream by flooding...

    Aquatic insects washed downstream by flooding falls into the category of CATASTROPHIC DRIFT. The opposite of flooding is drought and it can also cause catastrophic drift, as can pollution....
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    +2 I think the original Klinkhammer will out...

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    I think the original Klinkhammer will out fish the foam version. I have two reason why I think this is so.

    First is the absence of the peacock herl thorax. Hans van Klinken states:

    "The...
  3. My second thought is how the dubbing holds...

    My second thought is how the dubbing holds together when fished.

    Theoretically, a dubbing noodle spun in the clockwise direction for a right handed tier should have more integrity and remain more...
  4. Brand New GLoomis GLX Whisper Creek 9 ft 5 wt Fly Rod for Sale at $275.00 discount

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  5. My take on the dubbing technique of rolling the...

    My take on the dubbing technique of rolling the dubbing BOTH ways (instead of only clockwise as is standard) is because of the fly he is tying. By rolling it both ways, he gets a looser dubbing...
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    You have a neoprene "compression leak". This...

    You have a neoprene "compression leak".

    This is when the walls of the individual air cells in the neoprene break down due to repeated cycles of compression. The air chambers then communicate with...
  7. Curiosity is good. The reason is that there...

    Curiosity is good.

    The reason is that there are two primary factors that determine how well a butt portion of a leader can turn over the distal part of a leader. One is the mass and the other is...
  8. The complicated leader formulas are unneccesary....

    The complicated leader formulas are unneccesary.

    Build a Gary Borger Uni-body version of the George harvey leader.

    For hand tied leaders, I use a very simple leader formula that I got from Gary...
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    Fluorocarbon is harder and denser than nylon. I...

    Fluorocarbon is harder and denser than nylon. I have had the fluorocarbon cut through the nylon mono with a blood knot. I use a triple surgeons knot for tying nylon and fluorocarbon together.
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    Curing my Depression

    over the lack of fishing by finding some videos. We've had constant rain and I haven't fished in 3 weeks.

    I hope you will enjoy this video of big fish on dries. Notice that the narrator is a...
  11. Thread: Vxp

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    LOL. Does it happen when you turn your...

    LOL.

    Does it happen when you turn your head/body?

    I thought my rods all cast to the left until I noticed that it always happened when I turned my head to look at my backcast. That head and body...
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    Not too many cars in the parking lot for that...

    Not too many cars in the parking lot for that time of day. I guess you had a lot of open spots.

    Every time I see the "new" $3 bridge, I wish they had repaired the old wooden bridge.
  13. Free Kindle book: Baseball Dreams, Fishing Magic

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    Jim, You may have the worst type of leak...

    Jim,

    You may have the worst type of leak called a compression leak that occurs in neoprene. The bubbles in the neoprene break down and eventually those communicate and you get seepage of water...
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    +1 Allow me to add that the rod handle dampens...

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    Allow me to add that the rod handle dampens the vibrations from the rod blank. Cork and foam are excellent for reducing vibrations. There are spin fishers that remove a section of the handle...
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    Two free Kindle fishing books

    http://www.amazon.com/Fishing-Trout-Flyfishing-New-Zealand-ebook/dp/B00EE0SAAO/




    http://www.amazon.com/Fishing-Mississippis-Coast-Visitors-Guide-ebook/dp/B008DWLUZ6/
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    Czech nymphing is defined as short line nymphing...

    Czech nymphing is defined as short line nymphing and it is not done in clear water with spooky trout. The technique for these trout is French or Spanish nymphing that is done with very long leaders...
  18. Free Kindle book Dead Angler (Loon Lake Fishing Mystery)

    I've read this book in paper form. The author is a fly fisher that lives in Rhinelander, Wi where my wife has a lake cottage. The Prairie River in the book is one of the rivers that I fish so I know...
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    Joe, Didn't you stock up on the Borger Boots...

    Joe,

    Didn't you stock up on the Borger Boots at the Weinbrenner factory second store?

    Look what the shops that have them are charging for the remaining stock of boots.
    ...
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    This is what I do also. An overhand knot or...

    This is what I do also.

    An overhand knot or wind knot is the worst knot to have in the leader. It cut's through itself and weakens the section it is in.

    "Overhand (Figure G-2). This is the...
  21. Free Kindle Wash Her Guilt Away (Quill Gordon Mystery)

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    I pray that God will comfort you and your family...

    I pray that God will comfort you and your family at this time of need. Your father-in-law is going HOME. Have comfort in the fact that we are not bodies with a spirit, but our essence is a spirit...
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    There's a bend in his rod so I think he has a...

    There's a bend in his rod so I think he has a fish on!
  24. Free Kindle book Better Off Wet: 49 Life Lessons Through Fishing

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  25. Here is an example of how a small change in...

    Here is an example of how a small change in genetic expression can have a relatively profound effect on function and appearance.

    "Kingsley is known for his studies of the evolution of a tiny fish...
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