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  1. Been there, although not as crowded as this pic....

    Been there, although not as crowded as this pic. I may get there this year, may drive over and have dinner at Trouthunter and fish after. Plan on fishing the Madison, Gallatin, and water in the park....
  2. Ok, thanks. Still have a good trip.

    Ok, thanks. Still have a good trip.
  3. Yes and I monitor the Catskill NYC resevoir...

    Yes and I monitor the Catskill NYC resevoir system the same way and that's my point. Idaho is at 88%, I bet they would be happier at 100%. I think when I visit the Fork on the 14th of July I will...
  4. They all have there seasons Byron, I've been on...

    They all have there seasons Byron, I've been on the Henry's Fork in mid July for the Flavs, good flows and plenty of bugs. No matter where you are every season is different. Here in the east this...
  5. You just never know, thanks again for the update....

    You just never know, thanks again for the update.

    Gene
  6. Thanks guys, not concerned really, but certainly...

    Thanks guys, not concerned really, but certainly looking forward to it!

    Gene
  7. Thanks for the info, wish I could get there now....

    Thanks for the info, wish I could get there now. My plans are for mid July, no way to change them now. Take what I can get hopefully there will at least be the mornings.

    Gene
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    I tie them as Rene Harrop ties them with turkey...

    I tie them as Rene Harrop ties them with turkey biot and rib showing for my emergers.

    Gene
  9. Thread: Albino Nymphs

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    Nice, Schweibert had a fly something along those...

    Nice, Schweibert had a fly something along those lines. I believe it was one of his nymphs in Matching the Hatch. I'm not home so cannot check, I'm sure there was no wire probably thread.
  10. Thread: Albino Nymphs

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    I'm sure mother nature doesn't leave them that...

    I'm sure mother nature doesn't leave them that color for too long.
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    NJT the x-caddis wing is tied longer than the...

    NJT the x-caddis wing is tied longer than the compara emerger and it is not necessary to flair it 180?. It is meant to float low in the film and will be tough to see in fast water. Emerger wings...
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    Byron I am not as computer savy as most, tried...

    Byron I am not as computer savy as most, tried and failed. Something I want to get better at and will. That said if you go back to the DRC Web site and click on "flies" the first page has a Baetis ...
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    Byron that looks good, except it's now tied with...

    Byron that looks good, except it's now tied with a z-lon shuck. Kind of like an x-caddis with a short wing. Haven't seen it tied with splayed tails in years. Check out the Delaware River Club Web...
  14. Thread: Head cement?

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    Byron I still like to cement my nymphs, if fished...

    Byron I still like to cement my nymphs, if fished right they get pretty banged up bouncing the bottom. I do not cement my dries just a 4 turn whip finish. Of course if fished right they probably...
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    LaFontaine pattern? Harrop Dun and Borger but I...

    LaFontaine pattern? Harrop Dun and Borger but I don't remember a LaFontaine mayfly dun.
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    We fly into Bozeman in early July, we want to see...

    We fly into Bozeman in early July, we want to see Glacier N.P.. About 5 days there and around Missoula then to West Yellowstone . Plan to fish the Madison, Henry's Fork and the Park waters. Byron...
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    Byron I've used a couple color for nymphs and...

    Byron I've used a couple color for nymphs and they have performed quite well. I'll have to tie a few for Montana myself this summer. Thanks for the reminder.

    Gene
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    Very nice Byron. I will add that looking at the...

    Very nice Byron. I will add that looking at the bottom of the mayfly, the side the trout sees reveals a much different color than the sides or top.

    Gene
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    Byron you might try but I don't think that will...

    Byron you might try but I don't think that will have any effect on the coarseness it could make it worse. The finer fibers might get blown away?
    Gene
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    The Delaware River Club which AL owned and sold a...

    The Delaware River Club which AL owned and sold a couple years ago have started to package the dubbing again. They have it for sale on there Web site. And yes I use the dubbing for several mayfly...
  21. Thread: Hackle plucking

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    Grab an individual feather that you want for the...

    Grab an individual feather that you want for the size of the fly you are tying. Pull straight out level to the Cape never at an extreme angle.
  22. Thread: thread choices

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    Scott, the MFC 6/0 is just as nice as the 8/0,...

    Scott, the MFC 6/0 is just as nice as the 8/0, just stronger. Lays flat but not flossy like ultra thread. Does not need to be spun or manipulated to behave.

    Gene
  23. Thread: thread choices

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    I agree with Scott, MFC is my choice of thread,...

    I agree with Scott, MFC is my choice of thread, fine and strong. There are so many choices of thread these days, grab a spool of a color you use the most and try them. And yes Danville 6/0 and Uni...
  24. Thread: Head Cement

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    Simple, dries don't take the beating of rocks and...

    Simple, dries don't take the beating of rocks and underwater debris. And I only cement them if I'm in the mood. Nothing set in stone with me. Overall though I believe a good whip finish is all that's...
  25. Thread: Head Cement

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    Dry flies never, nymphs yes because I feel they...

    Dry flies never, nymphs yes because I feel they take a beating down under.
    Gene
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