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    May I suggest you try this web site. ...

    May I suggest you try this web site.

    www.flyfishinginmaine.com

    I am sure they will be more than happy to help you along. There are also a lot of Fly Shops listed you could e-mail them to. Look...
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    Try logging on to this site. Nice folks and the...

    Try logging on to this site. Nice folks and the owner (Phil) has a fishing resort right on the river. I think he can give you a hand. Ron



    http://ozarkanglers.com/forums/
  3. Don't know how many hooks you are looking to buy...

    Don't know how many hooks you are looking to buy in one size at a time but Bailey's has two hook assortments. One Nymph hooks the other dry fly hooks. Ten hook per size three styles in a box in 4...
  4. There is a copy of the Dette's 1935 catalog on...

    There is a copy of the Dette's 1935 catalog on here someplae? But I can't find it? But that is no one's falt but my own. LOL

    Back in those time's we used but two color's of thread 98 percent of...
  5. Thread: THE BUNYAN BUG

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    Jason did most of the casting in the movie. The...

    Jason did most of the casting in the movie. The only casting I did is what I have told you about. As for the tying Gary Borger has one of the Bug's I tied in a glass dome. It was given to him by a...
  6. Thread: THE BUNYAN BUG

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    If I remember right I ended up tying about 3...

    If I remember right I ended up tying about 3 dozen for the movie. I worked as a consultant for a large fly fishing company that paid me as they helped with the movie.
    You can believe this or not...
  7. Thread: THE BUNYAN BUG

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    I tied all of the flies used in the movie "A...

    I tied all of the flies used in the movie "A river runs through it"" I had a couple of beat up patterns to look at, but just winged it as to how I tied them.
    I used Balsa wood for the body and Polor...
  8. Thread: Streamer wing

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    Whiting has capes just for streamers. I use them...

    Whiting has capes just for streamers. I use them and they are great.
    My I also suggest a few hints in tying streamers and getting the wing to stay on top of the body.
    First I use 4 hackles for each...
  9. I love em all. I fish most of the time in fresh...

    I love em all. I fish most of the time in fresh water but my son lives down on the Texas coast so I get to fish down there a few times a year. Nothing like hooking a big old Red fish. Or a flounder....
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    The trick is to roll the feather barbs aorund...

    The trick is to roll the feather barbs aorund each other. This is easy to show but hard to explain to a person. Strip the feather so the fibers left on the stem are the longest on the feather with...
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    That book was sold by it's self. I bought a copy...

    That book was sold by it's self. I bought a copy in 1971 and still have it. Great book. I used it for color in the flies. Back then most books didn't have color in them like they do today so we used...
  12. Thread: Parachute Post

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    Believe it or not I was the first to tie with...

    Believe it or not I was the first to tie with different color's for a Parachute post. And yes I can prove it. I worked for a large fly fishing company as there manager of flies and materials. They...
  13. Thread: Antelope Hair?

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    I have tied many Antlope Hiar mice over the...

    I have tied many Antlope Hiar mice over the years. It will cut like you were told. Make shure to use a flat tying thread it will help you in tying with it. I also put a drop of head cement after each...
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    Having been in the fly fishing industray for...

    Having been in the fly fishing industray for almoost 45 years I have to say there are a lot of great fisherman that no one knows. I can name at least 8 Guides in my area that on any given day will...
  15. Thread: Multiple Hackle

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    The forward hackle should be wound in first. (The...

    The forward hackle should be wound in first. (The one nearest to the hooks eye after they are tyed in). Ron
  16. Thread: Hackle Neck.

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    I use them and for the price you can't go wrong. ...

    I use them and for the price you can't go wrong. Ron
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    If Things are blowen out you might think about...

    If Things are blowen out you might think about going up to the Missouri to fish. It may be high but it will be clear. Just an idea in case. You can also look at some of the lakes for the same reason....
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    In hopes we do get to fish together. I only got...

    In hopes we do get to fish together. I only got out twice last year so I hope to do better this coming year. ;) Ron
  19. Thread: Bucktail

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    Nope has nothing to do with it. It was the Arse...

    Nope has nothing to do with it. It was the Arse that took care of them in the first place. :) :) :) Ron
  20. Thread: Bucktail

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    dsaavedra-Like I suggested get some ceder chips...

    dsaavedra-Like I suggested get some ceder chips and put in with them and they will not stink and the bugs will stay away. Make sure they are clean to begin with. 1 Raw tail will make the rest stink....
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    Marry Christmas And a Happy New Years.

    Just wanted to say Marry Christmas and Happy New years to one and all. Please be safe if you are traveling this year and may the Good Lord Take a Liking to ya. Ron in Montana
  22. Thread: Bucktail

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    Here is what to do with it. Check and see if it...

    Here is what to do with it. Check and see if it is oily or still hs raw meat on it. If so it will need to be scraped and dried out again. If not then a real good bath will do the trick. I would...
  23. Thread: Bucktail

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    Spray it with Right Guard and be done with it. ...

    Spray it with Right Guard and be done with it. :) Ron
  24. Thread: Dye Question

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    Light colors are easy to get but the drk colors...

    Light colors are easy to get but the drk colors can be a bear. Might I suggest trying a Pressure cooker. It works but you will have to learn how long the hair sould be in and so on. You need to add...
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    "HAPPY BIRTHDAY" My Lady. God Bless you on your...

    "HAPPY BIRTHDAY" My Lady. God Bless you on your day :) ROn
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