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  1. Wrapping back is the way I was taught many moons...

    Wrapping back is the way I was taught many moons ago. Makes for a tiny tie off behind the eye, and reinforces the hackle. Win-win.
  2. Thread: Czech Nymph

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    Black Hares Ear with an Orange hot spot behind...

    Black Hares Ear with an Orange hot spot behind the Gold bead worked well for me last week.
  3. 3rd person? SLF Spikey Squirrel is one of my...

    3rd person?


    SLF Spikey Squirrel is one of my favorites. Not a must have, but I do enjoy it.
  4. Very simple pattern. Agreed, looks close to a...

    Very simple pattern. Agreed, looks close to a Cranefly larva.
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    Yep, that is what I was told. I threw 6 spools...

    Yep, that is what I was told. I threw 6 spools away that I bought a few weeks ago. I wont be frequenting the local fly shop anymore.
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    I have been using the Veevus 14/0 for about a...

    I have been using the Veevus 14/0 for about a year. Quality stuff. I would rank it with Benecchi. Strong, yet easy to split (unlike Uni). I wont throw away my Uni thread, but rarely use it now. I...
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    They have been on my "do not buy from list" for a...

    They have been on my "do not buy from list" for a few years. I ordered a Brahma hen cape from them. Trouble was, they were out, but neglected to inform me. They billed my credit card anyway, then...
  8. Thread: Green Flies?

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    I do well with a Green Soft Hackle (Ice Breaker...

    I do well with a Green Soft Hackle (Ice Breaker Variation).
    http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f33/dubbn62/Trout%20Flies/001_zps7cd0c0d6.jpg

    Mothers Day Caddis (Pupa)...
  9. Thread: Bitch Creek Nymph

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    I think the length is just about perfect, but I...

    I think the length is just about perfect, but I do not know the originator.
  10. Thread: Pig Sticker

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    I am knocking on wood as I type. In the 40 years...

    I am knocking on wood as I type. In the 40 years I have been fly fishing, I have never had the misfortune of braining a fish with a fly. I have never even had a fish take a fly in the gills. On a...
  11. Thread: Pig Sticker

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    http://www.charliesflyboxinc.com/flybox/details.cf...

    http://www.charliesflyboxinc.com/flybox/details.cfm?parentID=107
  12. Thread: Pig Sticker

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    I use them in high murky/muddy water. They come...

    I use them in high murky/muddy water. They come in to play during Spring Runoff. I only tie them in size 6. You do better work than I do. Good job.
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  13. Thread: Uv2?

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    If I like the color of the dubbing I use it. UV...

    If I like the color of the dubbing I use it. UV or not. I have not seen one shred of evidence that UV works at all. UV has not increased my strikes one bit. That being said, there are some purdy...
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    I dead drift Wooly Buggers (Size 10-6) on the...

    I dead drift Wooly Buggers (Size 10-6) on the bottom just like a nymph. I believe (only the fish know), they are taken for large Stone Nymphs. This is a Streamer, that is being nymphed. Come to think...
  15. Thread: UTC tan thread

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    I have the problem with quite a few of my UTC 70...

    I have the problem with quite a few of my UTC 70 threads. I like the stuff for split thread, but am moving in the direction of Bennecchi 12/0 and Sheer 14/0. I do not have the spooling problem with...
  16. Thread: We all do it

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    I have always spelled it "Wooly Bugger", and...

    I have always spelled it "Wooly Bugger", and prefer dry fly hackle. If that makes it a different pattern, then so be it.

    What came first, the Griffith Gnat or the Woolly Worm ? Probably the worm.
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    Hooray for S.O.S.! At least it isn't Catskill...

    Hooray for S.O.S.!

    At least it isn't Catskill S.O.S. "Yet Again"

    We are talking Creamed Beef on Toast, right?
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    I never wing, and have not lost a minutes sleep...

    I never wing, and have not lost a minutes sleep over it. I haven't read the studies on what trout see. Come to think of it neither have the trout I go after. ;)

    That being said, I do not like dry...
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    My favorite Stone Nymph ...

    My favorite Stone Nymph


    http://www.charliesflyboxinc.com/flybox/details.cfm?parentID=28
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    Pomposity and arrogance. Very powerful words, and...

    Pomposity and arrogance. Very powerful words, and extremely descriptive. Have you ever been fishing, and had a good to great day? The fish come easy, and it's a no brainer to hook one? Then some...
  21. Thread: Crappy Hooks?

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    There's always next time.

    There's always next time.
  22. Thread: Crappy Hooks?

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    Umpqua, U-Series, U202 model, size 22 Most of...

    Umpqua, U-Series, U202 model, size 22

    Most of the hook eyes were opened up if not completely straightened out. In my "opinion", that makes for a "crappy" hook. The hooks were returned to...
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    Ha Ha!! I rented that series back in the 80's...

    Ha Ha!! I rented that series back in the 80's too. It's amazing what a great video can be made when fishing private water. Somewhere in the series, he plugs the "borger color system" when tieing a...
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    :lol::lol::lol: I was thinking along the same...

    :lol::lol::lol:

    I was thinking along the same lines!
  25. Hmmmmmm. Trying to figure out what's bigger. The...

    Hmmmmmm. Trying to figure out what's bigger. The fish or the grins on your mugs. Great pictures!
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