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    I got into tying years ago when I was a kid, but...

    I got into tying years ago when I was a kid, but I didnt get serious til about 7 years ago when I started to read Al's tying tutorials. Thanks Al, the world is a lesser place without you. I learned...
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    Got mine today. Very nicely tied. Thanks again.

    Got mine today. Very nicely tied. Thanks again.
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    still waitin, not complaining, just sayin

    still waitin, not complaining, just sayin
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    Thats super sharp. I really like the wood built...

    Thats super sharp. I really like the wood built into the grip.
  5. Listen to what others have to say. There are a...

    Listen to what others have to say. There are a ton of experienced people out there willing to help. I've gotten so much advice, in tying and fishing both, from just this sight that its amazing. And...
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    This is how I do it too. The lead kinda bunches...

    This is how I do it too. The lead kinda bunches into the open area on the bead and snugs it all up.

    Luke your buggers look great, nicely proportioned. And they will catch fish.
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    I have a 9 foot, 4 wt, fly logic FLP+. I really...

    I have a 9 foot, 4 wt, fly logic FLP+. I really like the feel of it. A little slow action for some, but I like it. Wish it was a little shorter sometimes and longer others. A good all around rod...
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    Sent you a message

    Sent you a message
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    My flies are going out today. I hope they are...

    My flies are going out today.

    I hope they are up to snuff with everyone elses.

    Ben
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    I feel your pain guys, it seemed every time it...

    I feel your pain guys, it seemed every time it got nice here, it would quickly change to snow. It has finally been nice for about 2 weeks and I hope it is here to stay. I had been fishing locally...
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    10 and 12 for me too. My best colors seem to be...

    10 and 12 for me too. My best colors seem to be white and black. I tie the white with a little bit of pearl or white flash material into the tail. Be careful not to make the tails to long. It may...
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    Grubb, Maybe you could demand a recount, I...

    Grubb,

    Maybe you could demand a recount, I think those voters from florida really intended to vote for you. lol

    Ben
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    First fish of the year

    I finally couldn't take staying inside anymore. Yesterday I bundled up and went to the fly fishing only section of a nearby stream. I managed to catch 3 nice trout on a black bugger. I discovered...
  14. The regulation changes regarding stocking may not...

    The regulation changes regarding stocking may not have as much of an impact as you think. I have fished the Yough many times and have seen that the massive stocking of rainbows there has had little...
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    I too had this problem when I first started. The...

    I too had this problem when I first started. The only advice I have is persistance. I caught a few early on, but when the caddis fly hatch came to my local water, i caught quite alot. I even...
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    FT33, I feel your pain. Here in SW PA we have...

    FT33,

    I feel your pain. Here in SW PA we have been getting that snow for awhile. Every time it looks like the skies are clearing, another cloud bank moves in and dumps on us again. I've made up...
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    Mike, I got your e-mail. Thanks I will bump to...

    Mike, I got your e-mail. Thanks
    I will bump to size 12 nymph. I only have about 8 hooks left in 14. I guess its time for another order.

    Ben
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    I fish for great lakes steelies pretty often and...

    I fish for great lakes steelies pretty often and have found that buggers work great. I like to suspend them under a strike indicator and dead drift them. The fish seem to like the breathing of the...
  19. Thread: Tying

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    I agree FishFreak, I've been tying for a few...

    I agree FishFreak, I've been tying for a few years and Al's articles have really helped me to refine some of the things I was doing.

    As far as tying in general, I actually began to tie because I...
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    I'll bite on this. This is my first swap, so I...

    I'll bite on this. This is my first swap, so I may need clarification on how it works, but I'm in.
    I'll tye some up in 14, Al Campbell style.

    Ben

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    I wrongly used to think that the USPS was the...

    I wrongly used to think that the USPS was the safest and easiest way to send things, but I have been proven wrong recently. I have had more problems with them than I care to talk about. I recently...
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    I have two words concerning Halle, or maybe one...

    I have two words concerning Halle, or maybe one word.

    Swordfish----> WOW!

    later
    Ben
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    I picked up a bottle of Hard as Hull last year in...

    I picked up a bottle of Hard as Hull last year in NC while on vacation. I have to say it has rapidly become my favorite. With one drop it penetrates the thread and another drop gives the head a...
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    I agree with DMicus. Whats this "Whos Better?"...

    I agree with DMicus. Whats this "Whos Better?" crap. We all deserve the chance to fish or hunt or whatever. I've run into this anti-woman attitude a few times when I've taken my wife to the...
  25. That guy looks like my dad after a week fishing...

    That guy looks like my dad after a week fishing for great lakes steelhead. Thanks for the laugh.

    Ben
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