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    Yes...I use them for nymphs and emergers....

    Yes...I use them for nymphs and emergers. Particularly, for Tracy Petersen's Bat Wing series. The best I have found were the Stalcup's Premo Goose biots from Hareline, which are the longest I have...
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    jimsnarocks, The bugs are only at the lower...

    jimsnarocks,

    The bugs are only at the lower elevations. My youngest daughter was up above Bishop, fishing the lakes this weekend, and slammed 'em on North Lake. Take that grandson and put him into...
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    Want something for the wingcase that will add a...

    Want something for the wingcase that will add a "different" action to the nymph, in chartreuse? Try this:

    http://www.feather-craft.com/wecs.php?store=feacraft&action=display&target=TB020
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    Depends on where I am going to be fishing. On my...

    Depends on where I am going to be fishing. On my favorite water, the East Walker River, in Bridgeport, CA...or the Owens River near Bishop, CA, here are a couple of patterns I have used over the...
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    We were fishing from a boat on Little...

    We were fishing from a boat on Little Virginia...I like the elevation to spot cruising fish. Overall, the fishing was really tough on this trip. We spent a whole afternoon on the far side of...
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    Little Virginia Lake...

    ...in Bridgeport, CA...Eastern Sierras...

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/ALLY and MOO BRIDGEPORT 15/LVL SUNSET 7.29.15 SZD _zpsvopjf73j.jpg

    Little Virginia Lake...
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    Hans weighs in... ...

    Hans weighs in...

    http://www.tomsutcliffe.co.za/fly-fishing/fly-tying/item/248-hans-van-klinken-on-his-klinkhamer-special.html

    If it ain't the Daiichi 1167 0r 1160, it's a parachute fly on a...
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    This will speed up the AquaSeal curing process to...

    This will speed up the AquaSeal curing process to just about 2 hours. I use it for overnight repairs:

    https://www.mcnett.com/gearaid/aquaseal-cotol-240#11110

    Silver's UV product, IMHO, is the...
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    I 2012, I punctured a spot on my pair of older...

    I 2012, I punctured a spot on my pair of older Simms G3 waders, just above my left knee on Hot Creek. Walked into Ken's Sporting Goods in Bridgeport, CA and my friend Jim Reid, who owns the joint,...
  10. Ralph, in his article on Glossosoma, describes...

    Ralph, in his article on Glossosoma, describes this bug as one of the most overlooked caddis species in the Eastern Sierras and that is not the only place they will be found.The Birds Nest is one...
  11. These are two variations of Cal Bird's Birds Nest...

    These are two variations of Cal Bird's Birds Nest pattern. They are further variants on Tom Loe's Assassin pattern...and yes they work well in Eastern Sierra rivers, streams and lakes. There are a...
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    :razz:Byron, Yes, ya' did. I posted the...

    :razz:Byron,

    Yes, ya' did. I posted the distinction because some folks get confused between the two bugs...one is not the other...:razz:


    PT/TB
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    What Bob Jacklin is tying in the video is a...

    What Bob Jacklin is tying in the video is a Drunella grandis pattern (Green Drake) and he states that at the end of the piece ....

    Here are the differences between the Green Drake and the Lesser...
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    All these jig hooks are available in smaller...

    All these jig hooks are available in smaller sizes:

    Dohiku:


    https://www.detteflies.com/dohiku_j


    Daiichi 4640:
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    I have no experience with an "Iron Fly Tying...

    I have no experience with an "Iron Fly Tying Event" (nor would I wish to)...some clues:

    http://www.fedflyfishers.org/FlyFishingFair/Activities/FlyTyingDemonstrations/tabid/388/Default.aspx
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    Scott, I've started ribbing my smaller...

    Scott,

    I've started ribbing my smaller patterns with this stuff, from Sulky...It's a lot tougher than Krystal Flash:

    http://www.sulky.com/catalog/sub/thread/metallic/sliver/
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    Thanks Byron ! The ones I run into here: ...

    Thanks Byron !

    The ones I run into here:

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/FLAVS/wwr-mono-tourism_zpsgzmcqpeb.jpg

    ...have a gray-ish cast to their olive/brown...
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    Byron, Where do you run into these with that...

    Byron,

    Where do you run into these with that coloration ?


    PT/TB
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    Yep...follow the money... ...

    Yep...follow the money...

    http://www2.epa.gov/enforcement/plains-all-american-pipeline-settlement
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    Try one of the smaller Meiho boxes to incorporate...

    Try one of the smaller Meiho boxes to incorporate onto your lanyard:

    http://www.flyfishusa.com/flyboxes/meiho-boxes.htm


    PT/TB
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    Jim, I have seen a lot of large Trout photos...

    Jim,

    I have seen a lot of large Trout photos coming from Twin Lakes and Bridgeport Res. posted on Ken's FB page...haven't seen any yet from moving waters in that area and am waiting to see stuff...
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    Scott, That VW pattern is one of my...

    Scott,

    That VW pattern is one of my favorites...I have also been tying them on Daiichi 1130 hooks. They have taken a lot of Trout for me, over the years, here in the Sierras...
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    Joe, I tie this version for Baetis/BWO's....

    Joe,

    I tie this version for Baetis/BWO's. Just change out the colors for a PMD...

    http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/WOBBLE BUGS/split-case-baetis_4__zpsrkb48ajl.jpg

    SPLIT...
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    Joe, My tying friend Aileen Nishimura Lane...

    Joe,

    My tying friend Aileen Nishimura Lane ties this Rene Harrop pattern for waters in So. Idaho. She has had a lot of success with it:

    http://www.mkflies.com/page2.php


    PT/TB
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    Larva Lace is still around...What yer' looking...

    Larva Lace is still around...What yer' looking for is Super Floss for the purple body material...
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