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  1. Thread: New birds

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    Migrating warblers, etc.are pushing through here...

    Migrating warblers, etc.are pushing through here daily. My resident Orioles came from out of nowhere to oranges placed on my deck an hour earlier last Sunday. 1st time I've seen time this year. I...
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    Before I got her fly fishing, my wife used to...

    Before I got her fly fishing, my wife used to spin fish. In the Smoky Mountains NP where we fish a lot, only single hooked lures are allowed. I made a "Panther Martin" type spinners for her with a...
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    I got a couple feet of it for free at a DICK"S,...

    I got a couple feet of it for free at a DICK"S, by trying to buy some in the pro shop.
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    I have an old Bread Box that I am outfitting for...

    I have an old Bread Box that I am outfitting for travel and have just purchased a couple of these a few mines ago to use with it.
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    I tie a lot of Steelhead patterns on a longer...

    I tie a lot of Steelhead patterns on a longer shank hook in a smaller size (10-14) as an attractor streamers for Brookies. Give it a shot, they work.
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    In Wyoming, If one side is public, the other side...

    In Wyoming, If one side is public, the other side posted. Its posted to the middle bottom of the stream. I don't know about the markers either on all waters. In the Shoshone Forest, there are places...
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    If info rich- Fly Tyer, Fly Fishing and Tying to...

    If info rich- Fly Tyer, Fly Fishing and Tying to name just a few stack them in a file cabinet, by year, with a post-it note on the front listing flies, articles, etc on the inside. If only a few...
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    Rephrase the question- How do you put a tippet...

    Rephrase the question- How do you put a tippet ring on a furled leader? I've seen pictures of the rings at the end of one without a knot.
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    How do you attach the tippet ring while making...

    How do you attach the tippet ring while making the leader?
  10. Halloween Monster Tentacles -possible tying material ?

    A heads up! Just got back from my local Drug Store. Walking by the seasonal stuff, I noticed Halloween Masks with tentacles that resembled Corsair (sp?) like material that could work for fly bodies....
  11. HUGE ATTA BOY to Cortland Rod and Reel Repair

    I have a STH fly reel with the plastic cassettes. I love it due to its versatility. I can change from weight forward to sink tips to changing line weights with it in matter of minutes. To make a long...
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    Thanks to all, I've taken several lines off some...

    Thanks to all, I've taken several lines off some reels to be stored, then found I messed up labeling them. I might try the Dr. Bill's scale with the pvc base. Randall
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    How to determine the weight of a flyline

    Can't remember old age I guess! How much of the front section of a line is weighed to determine a fly lines weight?
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    adkmountainken-PM sent

    Sent you a PM to check on the flybox transaction. Randall
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    This works for me, I used to lose more flies off...

    This works for me, I used to lose more flies off my vest than to trees. I keep a cheap,small plastic fly box in the top pocket of my fishing SHIRT, along with an empty film canister for collecting...
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    To elaborate on my earlier post: With my...

    To elaborate on my earlier post: With my Mayflies, I try to "get a feel" for what is happening on the stream. I have some smaller fly boxes organized as a "Life Cycle" type system. Mid-summer, I know...
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    Having lain my flybox of caddis flies on a log on...

    Having lain my flybox of caddis flies on a log on top of my vest one hot day, on the Snake in the Tetons, only to find it missing the next day with all my caddis dries missing, I've changed my mind...
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    Just a word of warning about bears. I work as a...

    Just a word of warning about bears. I work as a camp host for the Forest Service in Wyoming just outside of Cooke City, MT. I have twice had Grizzly try to get into hard sided trailers. We tell the...
  19. I normally camphost in that area. I find that...

    I normally camphost in that area. I find that Brookies are more and more taking over Cutthroat habitat. 10 years ago, I very seldom used to catch a Brookie ,in the The Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone,...
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    PM sent your way!

    PM sent your way!
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    Plan on bringing ALL your flyfishing needs with...

    Plan on bringing ALL your flyfishing needs with you. There are NO FLYSHOPS on the OBX. The tackle shops may carry a few flies or an older leader but not much else. Nags Head used to have a flyshop...
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    Quoting from Jason's review above "With the...

    Quoting from Jason's review above "With the Caddis Fly tenkara rods, Fountainhead has created an entry level rod for people who are intrigued by the whole idea of tenkara, but aren't yet sold enough...
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    I used to fish it alot for many years, but have...

    I used to fish it alot for many years, but have decided travel an hour plus farther and get to the Smokies. It's stocked in Oct. then C and R till March. A lot of Poaching takes place!! Summer and...
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    That is what I did. There are several very...

    That is what I did. There are several very dealers that offer Introductory outfits for around $100 or less. I bought mine "to try", I can see myself upgrading later if I like it. Also, my wife enjoys...
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    I've made shooting heads out of them, for...

    I've made shooting heads out of them, for dredging in deep saltwater or where there is a stiff current or tide. It isn't pretty but gets the job done and will bring in fish.
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