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    Sorry I have been away, My Mom passed away on...

    Sorry I have been away, My Mom passed away on January 1, 2014 at 4:45PM in the afternoon. My wife and I were the primary care givers for 9. 5 years. My Mom lived with us until we had to place her in...
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    Okay, I have given this a thought and the first...

    Okay, I have given this a thought and the first thing that comes to my mind is a Dental Floss soft Hackle wet fly. I will be using two colors of floss and hope the outcome is Minty. :lol:
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    I would love to be part of this. Fontinalis

    I would love to be part of this.

    Fontinalis
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    Hi ScottP: Nice Fly and thanks for sharing how...

    Hi ScottP:

    Nice Fly and thanks for sharing how it is tyed. I truly apprecaite you taking the time to show how it's done.
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    Hi ScottP: Nice tyes. I really like them and...

    Hi ScottP:

    Nice tyes. I really like them and think they were tyed nice and neat.
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    OK: Got me on that one. I agree. LOL

    OK:

    Got me on that one. I agree. LOL
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    Very nicely done and reminds me of when I fooled...

    Very nicely done and reminds me of when I fooled around with streamers/Bucktails of Deer hair a long time ago. Now I have the itch to tye Mickey Fins because of your beautiful flies.
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    Sometimes it's better to say nothing at all.

    Sometimes it's better to say nothing at all.
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    That is a very nice looking simple fly to tye. I...

    That is a very nice looking simple fly to tye. I like the Squirel wing best. I see your using grey squirrel. What do you think about using Fox squirrel instead that I feel might complimnet the...
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    My HMH Standard Vise Review

    I dropped out of the fly tying scene for a little over ayear due to health issues with my Mom. A few friends reached out to me andinformed me the things we are going through with my Mom they had gone...
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    I have tyed on a Renzetti Presentation 4000 and a...

    I have tyed on a Renzetti Presentation 4000 and a Master for 14 years. I never used the rotary function at all. All I used th rotary for was to turn the fly to look at the other side. I also tye...
  12. Nice flies Uncle Jesse

    Nice flies Uncle Jesse
  13. Brassie, The Easy Simply Forgotten Nymph

    Here is a fly called the Brassie. There are a few ways to tye this fly, but I prefer the one pictured.
    Brassie:
    Hook: Mustad 9671 size 14
    Thread: Danville Black 6/0
    Body: Lagartun Fine Copper...
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    Or you can simply order and buy the O Ring kits...

    Or you can simply order and buy the O Ring kits from Renzetti. Now Renzetti use to be good but feel their quality has gone way down hill. Any vise that requires rubber bands and sales a spare parts...
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    Vise Lessons (Sometimes) The Hard Way

    25 years ago I started out tying on the standard vise at the time a ?Thompson Model A? that was a clamp. I tyed a few years on it but was frustrated with the inability to take it to Hotels or camping...
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    Now I truly like this bee. This is really nice...

    Now I truly like this bee. This is really nice and a find job of tying and assembling I would say needs to be praised. I too would love to see the tutorial on this one.
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    Only speaking for wet fly wings, I prefer most of...

    Only speaking for wet fly wings, I prefer most of the time to use 2/3 rds the hook gap. Then other times depending on mood and creativity I use full gap, half gap and 1.5 the gap of the hook. When it...
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    Here is one of mine that matches the theme but...

    Here is one of mine that matches the theme but was tyed and presented to the Philadelphia pHillies


    http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq348/Fontinalis/PhilliesWetFly012.jpg
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    Here is one of my quill Gordons to help you out...

    Here is one of my quill Gordons to help you out far a dimensions and appearances. Hope this helps you a bit.

    Sincerely
    Andy Brasko

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    Hi Dave: I do not coat them at all. I am...

    Hi Dave:

    I do not coat them at all. I am using Matched Pairs, meaning left and rights from the wings and NOT the tail section. Never a need to coat them at all. The wing mantains it's shape...
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    Hi Luke: When it comes to Dun there is Dun,...

    Hi Luke:

    When it comes to Dun there is Dun, then a much darker shade called DarK Dun and last a lighter sharde called a Lite Blue Dun. Dun various in color, so you need to know which shade of Dun...
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    Montreal Wet Fly

    Just playing at the vise today and decided to tye up the Montreal. This fly works great for me on those chilly cloudy darker days in late fall. This fly always produces under those conditions 98% of...
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    Thanks a lot everyone. I just went with what I...

    Thanks a lot everyone. I just went with what I thought of out of my head without a hesitation and tyed the first thing that came to my mind. This fly was only to be for a show fly to attract people...
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    Those are pretty cool looking flies

    Those are pretty cool looking flies
  25. Thread: Captain

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    Captain

    I was tying this fly a for a Shadow Box a few weeks ago and looked at is again and just love this fly. This is my number one go to fly on bright sun shine days in September and October.

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