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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...
  2. 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...
    ...
  4. 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
  8. They can still be found on ebay... ...

    They can still be found on ebay...

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/BAETIS BWO FALL/Thompsonvise_zps6dcf701c.jpg


    ...that one is going to my grandson when his attention...
  9. First - Welcome ! Second - take a look/see...

    First - Welcome !

    Second - take a look/see here:

    http://flyanglersonline.com/flytying/beginners/

    Third - consider taking classes or joining a fly tying group...

    Fourth - make it fun
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    I prefer the TMC 2488 hooks for small nymphs...

    I prefer the TMC 2488 hooks for small nymphs (below #20) but will also use Daiichi 1130's and Gamakatsu C12-BM's if I am not piling up a lot of material on the shank: These are Sniper Baetis (Juan...
  11. I can only relate my experiences with my two...

    I can only relate my experiences with my two youngest kids (now adults) and what I learned and passed on to them...

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/FLY AND...
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    Hmmm...Glossosoma Byron? From BRF: " Both...

    Hmmm...Glossosoma Byron?

    From BRF:

    " Both the pink larval and pupae of this tiny caddis often form a food supply in the drift that concentrates trout in or below riffles that contain high...
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    Byron,

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/ALLY BRIDGEPORT/GLFTHEDRYFLY_zps344d1426.jpg

    ...from this book by GLF:
    ...
  14. Thread: uv thread?

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    Put them in a separate box... F.Y.I.: "As...

    Put them in a separate box...

    F.Y.I.:

    "As with all UV2 dubbings, these have a mix of primary colors that have been enhanced with UV Florescence and UV Reflectence dyes. We then blend these in...
  15. Thread: Sparseness

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    Earlier this month, I tested out a whole bunch of...

    Earlier this month, I tested out a whole bunch of soft hackle patterns on a particular lake in the Eastern Sierras (along with some other patterns I wanted to try out). Almost all were not tied with...
  16. Thread: 'Triggers'

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    Try some of these and maybe thy faith will be...

    Try some of these and maybe thy faith will be restored..."Subtle, yet definite sparkle is one of the keys to this fly. I really like this fly..."
    ...
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    Scott, One of my favorite Baetis/BWO patterns...

    Scott,

    One of my favorite Baetis/BWO patterns from Rick Murphy...I use black KF and they have taken a lot of nice Trout for me in the Eastern Sierras...I carry one or two and variations on the...
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    Yes... ...

    Yes...

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/MIDGES/voodo-midge-olive-v-1_zpsc4007f08.jpg

    VOODOO MIDGE (Olive)- Smethurst/Variant...

    HOOK: Daiichi 1150, #18 or Daiichi 1140,...
  19. Thread: Biots

    by planettrout
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    At one time, Hareline used to carry Shane...

    At one time, Hareline used to carry Shane Stalcup's Premo Goose Biots, which were hand selected and the longest goose biots I ever tied with...that isn't the case anymore and finding longer ones now...
  20. I have been using these, in hot weather, under my...

    I have been using these, in hot weather, under my Simms ...works for me if I'm not wet wading:

    http://www.patagonia.com/us/shop/mens-baselayer-capilene1?k=1D-6M-aE

    PT/TB
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    THAT...is a good pattern Scott...I have them in...

    THAT...is a good pattern Scott...I have them in in #14-#16 in five different colors...

    PT/TB :tieone:
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    Jim, This is the Trout board the Carolyn and...

    Jim,

    This is the Trout board the Carolyn and John Webb have up in the cafe.


    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/ALLY BRIDGEPORT/BTFISHBOARD-52-_zps8b3076db.jpg

    The Alpers...
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    Little Virginia Lake/Eastern Sierras

    My daughter Ally, her dog Hero and I went up to Virginia Lakes to test out a bunch of those soft hackles I have been working on...we were there from noon on Friday and left Sunday morning...It is...
  24. Byron, Chernobyl Ant Variant: Scott may...

    Byron,

    Chernobyl Ant Variant:

    Scott may know the exact name 'cause he ties so many of these big, nasty foam bugs...
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    or...just go here and check out the reports: ...

    or...just go here and check out the reports:

    http://sanjuanriverforum.com/forums/index.php


    PT/TB ;)
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