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    Unique hackle pliers info wanted?

    We recently had a fly fishing show here in New Jersey during which I saw a unique pair of hackle pliers. I didn't buy them at the time but hindsight tells me I'd like to get a pair and give them a...
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    I have the Complete Fly Fisherman set in a slip...

    I have the Complete Fly Fisherman set in a slip case plus a companion volumn which I'll sell for the right price. The 4 volume set consists of Fly Tying Techniques & patterns; Fishing Dry Flies;...
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    Liquid Fusion is a good replacement for...

    Liquid Fusion is a good replacement for epoxy-type head coatings like those used on the Thunder Creek series of streamers. It's very easy to use, dries quickly, and thins with water. I bought mine...
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    I always use a net on all except for the smallest...

    I always use a net on all except for the smallest trout. It's easier on both me and the fish.
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    IMHO, the bottom line in comparing tippet...

    IMHO, the bottom line in comparing tippet material is its measured diameter and how well it holds the knots I tie. In the past, I have measured diameters with a micrometer and found those having the...
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    Years back I used a piece of inner tube but now...

    Years back I used a piece of inner tube but now pull my leaders through a doubled piece of treated leather. If my memory serves me right, this leather straightener was once a Cortland accessory...
  7. Thread: Force Fins

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    I just returned from a fishing trip and saw the...

    I just returned from a fishing trip and saw the posts made by you guys. Sorry for not being more "specific" I didn't know about any difference. I bought them several years ago but never actually got...
  8. Thread: Force Fins

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    Force Fins

    For Sale: Force Fins size XL, unused condition, in original packaging. Make offer to include shipping.
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    I have a copy of Kaufmann's American Nymph Tying...

    I have a copy of Kaufmann's American Nymph Tying Manual published in 1975 if that is of interest. It is autographed by him and in near new condition. I've seen priced as high as $130. Let me know if...
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    Varivas hooks

    WANTED: Varivas 980 (Justice) dry fly hooks sizes 14 through 20. Please PM me with details.
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    Personally, I think that Dale Clemens confused...

    Personally, I think that Dale Clemens confused the spine-finding issue in his Advanced Custom Rod Building. What you are really doing is finding out the natural way the blank would bend (what...
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