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  1. Scott, I really like this fly!

    Scott, I really like this fly!
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    Thanks for this picture SC, I was taught to go...

    Thanks for this picture SC, I was taught to go towards the eye but never saw the difference.
  3. Thread: Head Cement

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    I don't use head cement, I do two four turn whips...

    I don't use head cement, I do two four turn whips on larger flies, size 12 and larger and one four turn whip on smaller. When I used to use head cement and accidentally glue the eye shut, it would be...
  4. Thread: friends of faol

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    It has been a while since I got my patch too....

    It has been a while since I got my patch too. Could we get an updated address to send to?
  5. Thread: Fiberglass

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    Older fiberglass, Fenwick, Conolon, etc are very...

    Older fiberglass, Fenwick, Conolon, etc are very nice to cast. Just my opinion, the newer glass rods can approach the performance of graphite. As far as being suited to only smaller waters, I believe...
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    Earlier this year my wife (for our 30th...

    Earlier this year my wife (for our 30th anniversary) contacted Fishbum (he posted above) to build a hollow built 5 wt which she and Jerry surprised me with in January at the Northcoast Flyfishers...
  7. Thread: Ross Goose

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    Tim, thanks for the Ross goose feathers! I am...

    Tim, thanks for the Ross goose feathers! I am going to try dyeing them for wet fly wings and also use them for parachute posts.
  8. Thread: Ross Goose

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    PM sent, again. Didn't realize my sent messages...

    PM sent, again. Didn't realize my sent messages box was full and couldn't send anything.
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    I would move closer so the fish should fall right...

    I would move closer so the fish should fall right into the boat. No need to bother with casting.
  10. Thread: Ross Goose

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    Panman sent you a PM.

    Panman sent you a PM.
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    Geese also have quite a few CDC feathers from the...

    Geese also have quite a few CDC feathers from the around the preen oil gland at the tail, if you can get those, too.
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    I have cast one of the fiberglass rods (called...

    I have cast one of the fiberglass rods (called Zeitlos) and it was real nice caster and beautifully finished. I can't remember the price. I believe it is a relatively new company that is a...
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    I seem to remember that vinegar bath works to...

    I seem to remember that vinegar bath works to dull them.
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    I have two deer hides that were harvested early...

    I have two deer hides that were harvested early before the tips oxidized. There are a lot of different grades of hair on a single hide. Some that flairs a lot, variety of colors from white to brown,...
  15. Thread: Fiberglass

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    Hey Joe, I have been fishing them a lot in the...

    Hey Joe, I have been fishing them a lot in the last five years. Fenwicks, Heddons, Garcia, Narmco, Actionglas, and Wonderods are what I have been fishing. Fenwick Feralites are really nice rods for...
  16. I just started using this knot and really like...

    I just started using this knot and really like the ease of tying especially late in the evening. It ties light tippet without the curl that I sometimes got with the clinch knot.
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    I like the way you tie the parachute hackle to...

    I like the way you tie the parachute hackle to extend to the hook bend. I think they float a lot better than the ones tied to the end of the body or just short of it. Especially when pheasant tail ...
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    Nice steelhead Wizard. New York also gets a...

    Nice steelhead Wizard.

    New York also gets a run of what we called lake run rainbows in addition to the steelhead like in the picture. The rainbows are more colored up and less silver, their body...
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    Deanna,Hope you have a quick recovery and are...

    Deanna,Hope you have a quick recovery and are pain free afterwards.
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    Scott, appreciate the SBS. I never thought of...

    Scott, appreciate the SBS. I never thought of bringing the deer hair from the bottom. Much better way than the top. I still like the pheasant tail fibers for the tail on mine but I can see that in...
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    First heard about it in Ohio, also about 5 years...

    First heard about it in Ohio, also about 5 years ago. I don't know how big of a problem it is here, but I remember reading an OH Dept of Ag flyer about invasive species to be on the lookout.
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    Brad, my wife and I will be there on Saturday....

    Brad, my wife and I will be there on Saturday. Looking forward to seeing you and Jack.
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    Hap, it looks like they are using eggs from...

    Hap, it looks like they are using eggs from existing wild stock and "conservation" broodstock, which I assumes means they are from hatchery reared stock that they know the genetics are from that...
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    Montana's access law is still one of the best in...

    Montana's access law is still one of the best in the country. I suppose there are places on rivers all through Montana where it is tough to stay below the high water mark. That's just the way it goes...
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    Scott , thanks for the step by step, and...

    Scott , thanks for the step by step, and inspiring me to try my hand at them for steelhead. Is there any particular reason you reverse wrap the tinsel ribbing on the Coal car and not the signal light?
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