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  1. Canadian Brown or Spectrumized Brown Mohair Yarn

    This is more what I had in mind, it may be spectrumized but looks like the yarn I found listed as Canadian Brown on several websites.
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  2. Canadian Brown Mohair or Spectrumized Brown Mohhair yarn

    Help me, please???!!! I've been digging thru the internet looking for some spectrumized or canadian brown angora/mohair yarn. Every store thathas Mohair yarn doesn't have the colors I want. ...
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    Fly Tying Scissors

    Can fly tying scissors be sharpened? I suppose I shouldn't be so cheap and should go get another pair. these only cost $6-8 and have lasted several years.
    I'm curious though and know other...
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    Warren, Might be important.....bass fishing...

    Warren, Might be important.....bass fishing occasionally, but generally in pursuit of panfish. Don't mind a bass straightening out a hook if I get to feel him/her on the end of my line. I almost...
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    The aberdeen are generally OK for length, but I'm...

    The aberdeen are generally OK for length, but I'm looking for something with a shade wider gape for more hook clearance from the bodies. The aberdeen can be used by making a slit in the bottom of...
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    Hook Question

    I've been digging around trying to find a hook that will work for my foam poppers. I'd like to find something possibly 2x /3x long, wide gape and light wire. I've found a few that seem close, but...
  7. Ignoramus that I am, I haven't seen any black...

    Ignoramus that I am, I haven't seen any black magic hooks and didn't find out much about them when I Googled them. Are B 6 to B 10 hooks the same as our #6-#10 hooks? All I saw in the catalogue I...
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    Amas/Outriggers

    Anybody here got info on how to build a set of outriggers that a klutz might be able to follow. I've looked around a bit and may have to just purchase as set to install. I'm tired of sitting home...
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    Showing my Ignorance??

    I read the Arkansas and Texas weekly fishing reports and occasionally I find a fly there I've never heard of before. These flies are probably not new to some of you, so can someone point me toward...
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    Really hard to beat that kind of fun. I miss...

    Really hard to beat that kind of fun. I miss tubing. :-(
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    Thinning Sally Hansen's Hard-as-nails

    I use both the black and clear Sally's fingernail polish for various effects on my fly heads and such, but I guess I don't use it quickly enough to keep it "fresh". My polish gets thick and won't...
  12. Thread: Anchor Bags

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    Y'all have come up with some good ideas. I'm...

    Y'all have come up with some good ideas. I'm going on with my soft anchor idea even though they may last only a short time. I found a couple of nylon camo sacks at Bass Pro for $4.99 ea. Other...
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    I'll probably always be a tyro when it comes to...

    I'll probably always be a tyro when it comes to tying and fly fishing, but I do have fun.
    Thanks for letting me hear that not everyone has to be an expert. Fishing for fun, what a unique idea!!...
  14. Tom, I tied just one to see if I could do it and...

    Tom, I tied just one to see if I could do it and it was eaten by some kind of fish(bass,I suspect). He/she kept it.
    Gotta make some more of those!! I thought my efforts looked terrible, but........
  15. Bluet Damsel

    Tom or somebody, Are you talking about a 94833 or is there a 94933 Mustad hook. I can't seem to find it at the Mustad search page, and even Google keeps taking me to R30-94833 when I try to get...
  16. Thread: Anchor Bags

    by rodgerole
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    Anchor Bags

    Paddlers and fisherpeople, Read about using soft anchors and made two using old lead shot bags. Worked great on my yak, but deteriorated after a year. I need to find some durable sacks that will ...
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    Neil, Well said!! I've tried to explain that to...

    Neil, Well said!! I've tried to explain that to some of my fishing buddies, but some of them just don't get it. Their goal is to put fish on the stringer. Some do "get it" and fishing with them...
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    RR, Dadgummit, I missed the boat again. One of...

    RR, Dadgummit, I missed the boat again. One of these days I'm gonna get on board and make the scene at a Texoma event.
    Kelly even mentioned that she was going in an Email, and yet it still didn't...
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    "It was 2:30 in the afternoon and all the things...

    "It was 2:30 in the afternoon and all the things were done so its time to scratch the itch."

    Wow, Rick. An 18"crappie would certainly scratch my itch!!! I've caught some good-sized crappie, but...
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    Sounds like a truly exciting trip, but I'll pass...

    Sounds like a truly exciting trip, but I'll pass on the running from fires. Us one-leggers just aren't fast enough to outrun anything. :)
    Glad you made an escape,whew!!
    rodgerole
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    Thread Spools

    It seems that sometimes stuff I order comes on a spool with a hole too large to use with a bobbin. I have several spools of wire that would be much easier to use with a bobbin and I frequently...
  22. Podcasts and video, truly more historical events...

    Podcasts and video, truly more historical events on FAOL. I loved hearing some of FAOL's history from Deanna & seeing FAOL forging ahead into these new waters of communication. Seems to me it will...
  23. Can someone point me to some aurora lumi skirt...

    Can someone point me to some aurora lumi skirt material? Sounds like something I'd like to try for night crappie and sand bass fishing. Googled it with no success.

    Rodger
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    Tom mentioned removing the underfur before...

    Tom mentioned removing the underfur before bleaching. Does that mean the underfur to be used as dubbing should be bleached separately instead of bleaching the hide/fur and then combing out the...
  25. Really great stuff as usual, Eric. However, my...

    Really great stuff as usual, Eric. However, my feeble brain is a bit overwhelmed as is normal when deciphering salmon fly tying instructions.
    I do love them though!!

    Thanks,
    Rodger
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