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  1. Thread: Little Olive Dead

    by Ed_D
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    Ralph, Neat fly and a good video. If you are...

    Ralph,

    Neat fly and a good video. If you are concerned about the name Little Olive Dead being morbid, you could always call it Little Olive Done and confuse people. :)

    Regards,
    Ed
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    Scott, That looks like a fly with enormous...

    Scott,

    That looks like a fly with enormous possibilities. Might reverse the colors for bluegills to see if they strike the pointy bit of the hook more.

    Thanks for posting,
    Ed
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    Lest any poor, hapless, would-be-traveling angler...

    Lest any poor, hapless, would-be-traveling angler (especially of the snowbound variety) make plans to come to Tennessee to fish, please allow me to present this as a public service announcement.
    ...
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    Happy Birthday Uncle Jesse. I hope that the...

    Happy Birthday Uncle Jesse. I hope that the anniversary of your birthday has been a great success.
    Don't eat any apples from dubious Swamp Witch-type persons.

    Warm regards,
    Ed
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    Beautiful fly and SBS. Was the collar originally...

    Beautiful fly and SBS.
    Was the collar originally something different, e.g. French partridge?
    Thanks,
    Ed
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    The cedar wood which they are talking about is a...

    The cedar wood which they are talking about is a species called Eastern Redcedar. It isn't a true cedar, it is a juniper, Juniperus virginiana. The essential oil is an insect repellant, but it...
  7. "Ham and Eggs", which was small chunks of ham in...

    "Ham and Eggs", which was small chunks of ham in a liquid mix of powdered egg, were still in the C ration mix. Note that C Rations packed in the mid-30s were still being issued in the late 70s.

    Ed
  8. Since he Is no longer active here, I want to...

    Since he Is no longer active here, I want to remind people of what Donald Nicolson said, using my own words. His boyhood included WW2 and cans Spam from the US were a prized source of meat. He...
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    I like that a lot. It has the hallmarks of a...

    I like that a lot. It has the hallmarks of a troublemaker.

    Ed
  10. Thread: The Frenchie

    by Ed_D
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    I like the fly. I like the video. But every...

    I like the fly. I like the video. But every time you clip wire with the tips of your scissors, I wince.
    Wincing aside, keep 'em coming. :)

    Ed
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    Jim, I hope you get better, quickly. Give my...

    Jim, I hope you get better, quickly. Give my regards to Butterfly.

    Regards,
    Ed
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    Happy Birthday

    Happy Birthday
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    Hang in there. Jack. You're a tough codger and I...

    Hang in there. Jack. You're a tough codger and I expect you to be posting for a good while. You've still got flies to tie and fish to catch. You've got stories to tell and more to have happen.
    ...
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    That fly looks super. Is the woodchuck tail or...

    That fly looks super. Is the woodchuck tail or body?

    Thanks,
    Ed
  16. Thread: Gunna do it!

    by Ed_D
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    Is rod building classified as "hun fun"?

    Is rod building classified as "hun fun"?
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    I would like to think the correct answer is...

    I would like to think the correct answer is "trout".

    Ed
  18. Thread: Gunna do it!

    by Ed_D
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    No kicks, just a gentle pat on the shoulder...

    No kicks, just a gentle pat on the shoulder 'cause I'm sure that you will do a fine job. :)

    Regards,
    Ed
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    125,000 GBP and it can be yours. Call it about...

    125,000 GBP and it can be yours. Call it about $212,000 US. Who's gonna rush out and by it to scan it for a series of FotW articles? :)
    I'm out, I don't speak/read Middle High German with an...
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    Brad, Please keep us informed. I shall add...

    Brad,

    Please keep us informed. I shall add Jack to my prayer list.
    Hang in there, Jack.

    Regards,
    Ed
  21. Thread: Happy New Year

    by Ed_D
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    Happy New Year to all of the FAOL family. I hope...

    Happy New Year to all of the FAOL family. I hope your new year is a good one for you and yours.

    Regards,
    Ed
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    Happy Birthday, CharlaineC. Regards, Ed

    Happy Birthday, CharlaineC.

    Regards,
    Ed
  23. Thread: Christmas carp

    by Ed_D
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    That looks like Merry Christmas. :) Ed

    That looks like Merry Christmas. :)

    Ed
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    That's a fine-looking fly. Thanks for sharing...

    That's a fine-looking fly. Thanks for sharing that fly, and all of the others, with us and Merry Christmas!

    Ed
  25. Thread: Christmas

    by Ed_D
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    Merry Christmas to All ! I hope Scubatim...

    Merry Christmas to All !
    I hope Scubatim survives the Llama Song.
    :)

    Ed
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