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  1. But you're discarding the presentation as if its...

    But you're discarding the presentation as if its a given. if that were the case, we would all get strikes on more than 50% of our casts. :)

    Even a perfectly designed pattern, if presented wrong...
  2. I think the 1st "positive" you're talking about...

    I think the 1st "positive" you're talking about is the natural drift.

    I think tippet is seen more often than not. I've seen leader make a 180deg difference. But don't feel they see the hook at...
  3. A 7' to 7 1/2' 4wt will let you fish any trout...

    A 7' to 7 1/2' 4wt will let you fish any trout stream across PA. I would go with slower action rod that will load in close quarters, or overline. I am partial to a 7 1/2' 4wt overloaded with a 5wt DT...
  4. They see drag and unnatural drift.

    They see drag and unnatural drift.
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    Pheasant-tail tail fibers & partridge legs.

    Pheasant-tail tail fibers & partridge legs.
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    The Breeches

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    First tied as a search pattern on the Yellow Breeches in Central Pennsylvania, the Breeches is a solid pattern in my box. It floats well, always lands on its feet, and fishes cross-hatches...
  7. Excellent hooks in my opinion.

    Excellent hooks in my opinion.
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    I believe flies are like tools. Use the proper...

    I believe flies are like tools. Use the proper one for the proper job. I have some patterns that just hammer the fish on 1 particular water. But I can't buy a fish with it anywhere else. Sometimes...
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    Looks like a good time. Thanks much for sharing!

    Looks like a good time. Thanks much for sharing!
  10. Agreed.....over the years fly tying has become an...

    Agreed.....over the years fly tying has become an equal part of fishing for me.
  11. Very good point. :)

    Very good point. :)
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    Finally received the camera as well. :) First...

    Finally received the camera as well. :) First time trying it out.

    Ralph
  13. The flip side to this topic is the true...

    The flip side to this topic is the true definition of a fools errand. Thinking that by tying your own flies you are somehow going to save money. :)
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    Little Green Caddis Worm

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    The Green Caddis Worm is a staple within most every fisherman's box and we all have our favorites. This pattern is my personal favorite. Its simple to tie, durable, and one more...
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    The Great White Humpy

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    When the Smallmouth are looking up, this is my go-to fly. Fished in the eddies and shallows of the Susquehanna River basin it has proven itself time and again. It is a great attractor and...
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    A yellow-dubbed #10 weighted WB with brown...

    A yellow-dubbed #10 weighted WB with brown hackle, tied on a standard nymph hook has been a staple for years, fished with a split-shot and bottom-bounced like you were drifting a worm. ;)
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    I think what happens, regardless of whether or...

    I think what happens, regardless of whether or not a pattern "will" catch fish....we naturally migrate to the "best" performing patterns on a given water. At that point, the rest of the tried...
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    I love fly swaps. I have not been active in them...

    I love fly swaps. I have not been active in them lately due to have other projects going on, but miss them. Hosting them to me is part of the fun. You can't get to worked up over a few cents in...
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    http://www.regalvise.com/inex.html ...

    http://www.regalvise.com/inex.html

    I invested in a Regal INEX C-lamp vise in 1990. About 10 years later I added a pedestal base. And 23 yrs later upgraded.....to a new Regal with stainless jaws....
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    Nicely put. :)

    Nicely put. :)
  21. Thread: Brahma hen

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    Ray, Yes Sir, they are. Be careful though, the...

    Ray,

    Yes Sir, they are. Be careful though, the saddles with chickabou are not. Only the Brahma Hen necks.

    Ralph
  22. Thread: SBS Index

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    Scott, that's a very nice piece of work. Well...

    Scott, that's a very nice piece of work. Well done Sir!
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    Almost spit my coffee at my laptop when C.O. came...

    Almost spit my coffee at my laptop when C.O. came on the screen. Too funny!

    Byron, if they didn't like ya, they wouldn't razz ya. :)
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    Silver Creek...thanks for the info!

    Silver Creek...thanks for the info!
  25. Thread: The Long AW

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    The Long AW

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    This aquatic worm pattern was featured in my book Tomorrow's Fish and is such a simple pattern to tie, yet catches fish everywhere. It?s tied with light brown body glass over bare hook at...
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