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  1. Thread: Knot?

    by planettrout
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    Uni knot and have been using it for about 35...

    Uni knot and have been using it for about 35 years, or for wiggle, the Non-Slip Mono knot...


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    I use Myran 18 compartment boxes for most of my...

    I use Myran 18 compartment boxes for most of my small emerges and spinners because I don't like crushed flies. I have used the Angler's Image boxes for some patterns in the #14 - #16 range. These are...
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    The Angler's Image 18 compartment boxes are the...

    The Angler's Image 18 compartment boxes are the best I have found for small patterns...I've handled the Umpqua boxes and they don't cut it...
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    mrgramps,. The Puglisi material for dry...

    mrgramps,.

    The Puglisi material for dry patterns ( abdomens,wings,tufts etc...) is Trigger Point International Fibers. Like Polypro Yarn, it floats, but is much finer. It comes in a wide range of...
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    Here: ...

    Here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1ozvA1hcJs


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    I use a lot of purple patterns, especially in the...

    I use a lot of purple patterns, especially in the Spring, up on the East Walker River, outside of Bridgeport,CA, in the Eastern Sierras. My son Michael has taken a lot of nice Browns on this simple...
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    I use a lot of Natural starling for my smaller...

    I use a lot of Natural starling for my smaller Baetis/BWO ties. A couple of years ago, I came across dyed starling from White Fox Fur and Feather Co in Olive, Ginger, Purple and a couple of other...
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    That's odd. Their general Fly Tying Discussions...

    That's odd. Their general Fly Tying Discussions has 2,424 threads and 32,186 posts...

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  9. Thread: Chinchilla

    by planettrout
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    Wapsi already does that...:rolleyes: ...

    Wapsi already does that...:rolleyes:

    http://www.wapsifly.net/chinchilla-zonkers-strips/


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    Generally speaking I don't have any problems with...

    Generally speaking I don't have any problems with that site. On occasion, late in the evening, either it will not load or it loads very slowly. I use a MacBook Pro and ads are not a problem. I use...
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    Uni Stretch... ...

    Uni Stretch...

    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/flytying/fotw2/101606fotw.php

    ...it is like 6/0 thread. I have seen Midge patterns tied with it as well...

    Uni Yarn...

    For Salmon, Steelhead...
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    I carry a box of each of these in #12 -...

    I carry a box of each of these in #12 - #18...tied on TMC 5262 and Daiichi 1560 hooks...

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/Soft Hackles/pea-pt-n-part-1_zpsyhy9exxm.jpg

    PT &...
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    Jerry is a very active poster at another...

    Jerry is a very active poster at another forum...PM me if there is a desire to know which one...


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    I have been using a 10', 5wt. rod for tailwaters...

    I have been using a 10', 5wt. rod for tailwaters and big freestones since Scott made up a "G" series for me in 1985. It is one of my all time favorite rods for nymphing and it has served me well for...
  15. Slowly re-read Chapter 2, "Creating the Effective...

    Slowly re-read Chapter 2, "Creating the Effective Pattern", ppgs. 21- 68...in GLF's Caddisflies...there is a lot of good stuff in there that, prior to this thread, I seemed to have overlooked...

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    Charles Brooks...

    http://www.amazon.com/Nymph-Fishing-Larger-Charles-Brooks/dp/0941130908


    but I think Charlie fell in or got towed around by some of those larger Browns he caught...;)

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  17. Byron, I go with the guys who actually donned...

    Byron,

    I go with the guys who actually donned scuba gear and got "down and dirty" with the Trout. That would be Gary and Ralph. I also believe that John Barr is no dummy and that's why his Graphic...
  18. Byron, I think that GLF designed the "Diving...

    Byron,

    I think that GLF designed the "Diving Caddis" to mimic the ovipositing female Caddis...

    https://nwflytyer.wordpress.com/2012/07/01/gary-lafontaines-diving-caddis/

    Ralph Cutter...
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    These are a bit more traditional they come in a...

    These are a bit more traditional they come in a wide range of colors or, the natural can be dyed with a coloring pen:
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    Those synthetic quills sold by Veniards are...

    Those synthetic quills sold by Veniards are distributed here in the U.S. by Hareline:

    http://www.veniard.com/product3041/section222/synthetic-quill-synqu

    http://hareline.com/sqb.html

    They...
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    I have been using the 12/0 for the past couple of...

    I have been using the 12/0 for the past couple of years and have recently received the 18/0:

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/OUT OF THE...
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    Orris is finally carrying 12/0, 50D. Nano Silk in...

    Orris is finally carrying 12/0, 50D. Nano Silk in colors. It is a GSP thread:

    http://www.orvis.com/p/nano-silk/2bcr

    It is made by Semperfli and also comes in deniers...
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  23. Thread: Lake Flies

    by planettrout
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    Joe, I use both The Carey Special and it's...

    Joe,

    I use both The Carey Special and it's variant, The Six Pack, in still and moving waters in the Eastern Sierras. Both of those ties are here along with a few others that might be of interest:...
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    This is the same article that appeared in Fly...

    This is the same article that appeared in Fly Tyer Magazine, Spring 2014 and why Hans only uses the Daiichi 1160 & 1167 hooks:
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  25. Yes, it can be confusing. I believe that one has...

    Yes, it can be confusing. I believe that one has to focus on the particular species of Caddis being imitated. For example, this is the color variation on the Grannom or Brachycentrus from larva to...
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