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    Go fishing anywhere in the Keys and EVERYONE...

    Go fishing anywhere in the Keys and EVERYONE wears a buff. There is no hat substitute.
  2. Thread: Rotating Vise

    by CoachBob
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    Because they're old school. Once you learn to...

    Because they're old school. Once you learn to PROPERLY use a true rotary vice, there is no old school substitute. The key is true rotation.
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    Here is some general info the members here can...

    Here is some general info the members here can expand on:


    Shy Trout: Most mountain stream trout require a small tippet because they are line shy. I have used leader tippet combinations as long...
  4. Thread: How young?

    by CoachBob
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    check out bikini spider on this site. I've...

    check out bikini spider on this site. I've taught it to young kids with almost 100% success.
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    2010 rticles: Jan 18 FLY TYING WITH...

    2010 rticles:
    Jan 18 FLY TYING WITH CYANOACRYLATE = CA - SUPER GLUE
    Feb 15 FLY TYING WITH SUPER GLUE PART II

    The thread you cite was another exploration of the super glue science that got...
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    If you look at my two super glue articles from...

    If you look at my two super glue articles from 2010 you will probably find all the answers to questions about use with foam.
    Good luck.
    Bob
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    Yes, CM WITH BEAD CHAIN EYES.

    Yes, CM WITH BEAD CHAIN EYES.
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    Good looking easy pattern from this site:...

    Good looking easy pattern from this site:
    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/bb/showthread.php?44634-pine-squirrel-crawfish
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    There’s a lot of "ifs" and "either/ors" in...

    There’s a lot of "ifs" and "either/ors" in determining popper/dropper set-up.


    First, the dropper length is normally determined by water depth. You don’t want more dropper leader than the...
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    I went to Sally's salon supplies and bought tiny...

    I went to Sally's salon supplies and bought tiny rubber bands that i wrap around twice because i couldn't get the O ring over the jaws.
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    Jack, Found the LED light on harborfreight.com...

    Jack,
    Found the LED light on harborfreight.com easy enough. What did you use for the stand/arm?
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    To some of us the Pebble Mine is not a very well...

    To some of us the Pebble Mine is not a very well known problem. A very informative article appears here:...
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    Model LTS-360-01 Magnifier Clamp Lap...

    Model LTS-360-01
    Magnifier Clamp Lap
    $70http://s7d1.scene7.com/is/image/officedepot/420036_p?$OD-Large$
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    For 15 years I suffered with a lighted florescent...

    For 15 years I suffered with a lighted florescent magnifier lamp. Last month I finally retired it and bought an LED magnifier lamp and OMG why have I not done this earlier. Mine is an Office Depot...
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    If you want to play with designs, look up...

    If you want to play with designs, look up "dehooker" on Bing or Google and you will get ton of designs primarily aimed a catfish. Just make one smaller and voila.
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    Paddy is pretty much right on but, in February...

    Paddy is pretty much right on but, in February expect very little of the Roaring Fork to be fishable due to ice. You can fish the upper Frying Pan regardless of temperature, but everyone knows this...
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    I agree with billspey. I use a ghost rubber boat...

    I agree with billspey. I use a ghost rubber boat net even when wading and tuck it into my wading belt in the back. Easy access and great support for the old tired back.
  18. You can do the same as shown here with round...

    You can do the same as shown here with round rubber legs. For hopper legs you can use three strands (un-separated), tie the knot (I use forceps pull through), lick the knot (absolutely mandatory to...
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    In the November article I tried to describe...

    In the November article I tried to describe tippet/mono/floro strength. Diameter may be the more important consideration, except for warm water where the fish aren't very line shy.
    I only buy tippet...
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    Well, let's see. I'm president of the local fly...

    Well, let's see. I'm president of the local fly fishing club, on the board of the regional FFF Council, ties flies, and wrap rods. Sounds all-in-ish, but first and foremost I am a fisherman and...
  21. Thread: Crappie Fly

    by CoachBob
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    You would probably do better to take this pattern...

    You would probably do better to take this pattern and change the dry hackle to soft hackle because you will get a lot more action below surface than on top. Chartreuse or pink would be my...
  22. Thread: PFD's

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    PFDs should always be obligatory. Here's my...

    PFDs should always be obligatory. Here's my favorite story about them. In the Coast Guard I did review of inspection reports regarding accidents. One occurred in Chesapeake Bay were a young couple...
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    Three very expensive guided trips in the Keys,...

    Three very expensive guided trips in the Keys, two with only jacks to show and the other skunked, taught me a lesson. Insist that your guide not focus on showing you how cool tarpon or bonefish look...
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    http://i.stpost.com/jacob-ash-hot-shot-neoprene-fi...

    http://i.stpost.com/jacob-ash-hot-shot-neoprene-fishing-gloves-25mm-in-olive-black~p~6625d_01~1500.2.jpg

    $16.95

    Your fingertips will thank you
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    I don't have them handy to give you make and...

    I don't have them handy to give you make and model but I fished a lot of near and sub zero mountain lakes and found neoprene gloves with fingertips on thumbs and two fingers that folded back and...
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