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    Why do they call them...

    Why do they call them Shellcrackers?..................I'll bet they are tasty too!
  2. Well now, where did they come from??? I just...

    Well now, where did they come from??? I just purchased some tools from them and did not see them available on their web page.
  3. There you go............thanks for posting that...

    There you go............thanks for posting that pic for me so others can see what we've been talking about.
    I certainly wonder what's up that I cannot post pictures on this site??
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    What a nice looking fish!................we don't...

    What a nice looking fish!................we don't have those beauties up here, just normal monsters with big lips of which I haven't been able to hook yet......ha!
  5. Thread: Meow!

    by David Parker
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    Nice fish David!!

    Nice fish David!!
  6. I have done many using Testors model paint as...

    I have done many using Testors model paint as well. It works well and lasts many years, but sometime it may chip off over the years of use.
    IMO, I do however suggest using a small nail that has a...
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    There you have it...........a number of different...

    There you have it...........a number of different opinions pro and con and that's what makes this site interesting wouldn't you say?
    As fishermen/women, we all have our likes and dislikes and...
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    There are lots of experienced fellows here who...

    There are lots of experienced fellows here who could likely help answer your questions much better than I.
    Custom Rod Builders Guild ........www.rodguild.com
    www.rodbuilding.org
    www.tackleworks.org
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    I would love to do so, but so far have been...

    I would love to do so, but so far have been unable to post ANY PICTURES OF ANYTHING on this site. I've been a member for a long time and can't figure out why I cannot post any pics other than my...
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    Perhaps it's now time to always take your wading...

    Perhaps it's now time to always take your wading staff with you wherever you go!
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    There are also small wooden stands and rotating...

    There are also small wooden stands and rotating dispensers available from some fly materials shops, much like having a small Lazy Susan device on your work table. These things allow you to vertically...
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    IMO, line up dots are a personal choice for many...

    IMO, line up dots are a personal choice for many folks. For the big manufacturing rod companies it's likely an added cost which they don't wish to have. Some anglers like them, while others hate...
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    Scott it seems that wherever it is you are...

    Scott it seems that wherever it is you are headed, the fish must be really addicted to the colour orange. I don't see many orange patterns up here at all, so this is something new to me for sure....
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    AHHHHHH very nice and I couldn't think of a...

    AHHHHHH very nice and I couldn't think of a better way to de-stress after a gruelling day at work, than to sit down at the vice and let your mind and skills take you into another world of...
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    Here in Ontario Canada I am allowed to collect...

    Here in Ontario Canada I am allowed to collect road killed animals for use in fly tying as long as they are not on the endangered/threatened list, a raptor or a migratory song bird. Waterfowl are...
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    Mike; I hang it using a fish hook hooked into a...

    Mike;
    I hang it using a fish hook hooked into a piece of skin at the cut rump end. That way it hangs straight as it dries. I just leave it hang in my fly room for a month or more, then pack it away...
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    Mike; IMO, No need to even remove the bone. I...

    Mike;
    IMO, No need to even remove the bone.
    I collect road kill squirrels each year (especially Greys) and all I do is cut the tail + bone off at the squirrel's rump, wash in a saturated solution...
  18. Nice looking fly there. I'd be curious to know...

    Nice looking fly there. I'd be curious to know how it fishes for you, for I fish for Bass and have tried many crawfish patterns w/o a whole lot of consistent success. Problem is similar to you with...
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    I don't mean to ask a stupid question,...

    I don't mean to ask a stupid question, but.......Had to do the research on a snapping turtle?............for school or were you just curious?
    I have heard and read that folks in the south eat em,...
  20. Thread: Morels

    by David Parker
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    Whooooooooooo...........those are huge compared...

    Whooooooooooo...........those are huge compared to what I have ever found up here in my Canadian wilderness! My mouth is watering just looking at that photo.
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    That's quite a nice rod and reel...

    That's quite a nice rod and reel setup..........looks like a fibreglass fly rod, but what fly reel is that?
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    Here in Canada, we have what is called an...

    Here in Canada, we have what is called an `Outdoors Card`. It is the same as a credit card with your identification info and card number on the front, can be either for hunting or fishing and your...
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    I for one would certainly not make the team and...

    I for one would certainly not make the team and would be cut, for I do not look on fly fishing as a competitive sport per say, but a way to relax, learn, de-stress and meet others. In my own ways I...
  24. I have to agree with Ted here, for the sanding...

    I have to agree with Ted here, for the sanding thing is really not an option for me either, when I can actually wait for the right time to apply a good first coat of epoxy.
    I for one, never rush a...
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    That's certainly a nice Brown and I have seen so...

    That's certainly a nice Brown and I have seen so many different markings on those fish from the photos posted here. It seems that each state fish has different markings or am I imagining things?
    We...
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