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    Deep and slow, very slow.

    Deep and slow, very slow.
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    That reminds me of when I lived in New England....

    That reminds me of when I lived in New England. Opening day was an event. Plans were made, equipment was checked and laid out. Out the door an hour before sunrise and usually home by 9:00 or 10:00,...
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    Tied in brown and black that would an excellent...

    Tied in brown and black that would an excellent fly for Red Ear, a.k.a. Shell Cracker.
    Thanks
  4. You are most likely correct. Unless something...

    You are most likely correct. Unless something were to happen to drive oil prices back up to the previous levels of over $100 a barrel. Then there will be an economic incentive to make the people...
  5. Most oil that is moved now is moved by rail. The...

    Most oil that is moved now is moved by rail. The fact that the railroad are largely owned by a major Democratic supporter (George Soros) is one of the economic factors I aluded to earlier.
  6. When the Alaska Pipeline was proposed, there were...

    When the Alaska Pipeline was proposed, there were many naysayers. I was skeptical myself, but the engineering has proven itself so far. The cries of the destruction of the wildlife habitat turned...
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    In my prayers.

    In my prayers.
  8. I read the book, not straight through, but I...

    I read the book, not straight through, but I hopped around quite a bit. I usually get an email from Amazon asking for my review of the books I have purchased. But I never got one on this book. I...
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    Global DorbeR Group

    Recently in a thread about fly lines someone mentioned the lines from Global DorbeR Group. I went to their website and attempted to order some lines. The website is locked. The lines were listed at...
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    One answer.

    An answer to one of my questions. The Lisa Pavelka resin works great. It is thicker than SHHAN but not overly so. I took a fly I had tied and had not used any head cement and using a bodkin put a...
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    The light I am considering is one of the these in...

    The light I am considering is one of the these in the link. There are others of the same ilk, some a bit bigger - 21 LEDs and a lot of 9 LED versions all of which can be had for less than $15...
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    UV cured resin questions

    Two questions for those who use UV cured Resin.

    I have found a resin sold as Lisa Pavelka in the jewelry section of Michaels. It is primarily used to put a gloss on hand made jewelry. The...
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    Well here is the final outcome of the thread. I...

    Well here is the final outcome of the thread. I wanted an inexpensive Rotay Vise to see if it would do what I wanted to do, not just with flies but also with some of the micro-jigs I tie. I found a...
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    This is the vise I have been using since the late...

    This is the vise I have been using since the late 80s and it works very well for what I tie. I really want to try a true rotary.
    I just don't know if I want to spend $150 + to find out it is not...
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    Money is obviously an issue. Were it not, I would...

    Money is obviously an issue. Were it not, I would have bought a Peak and been done with it.
    I am trying to not spend money on something that may not be worth the expenditure.
    If I had the...
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    I could not find a source for a Sunrise and the...

    I could not find a source for a Sunrise and the Regal is not a true rotary vise. I can rotate the jaws of my Super II vise but would like to try one that can be rotated using a crank.
    I have...
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    That is it. The one from SW comes with a bobbin...

    That is it. The one from SW comes with a bobbin hanger. They had nice things to say about the jaws. I don't tie anything real big so the one comment about saltwater and muskie flies doesn't bother...
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    Colorado Angler Rotary Vise?

    Has anyone used the Colorado Angler Supply Rotary Vise that is sold by Sportsman's Warehouse?
    I am considering trying a rotary vise and it is the least expensive one I have located.
    It is very...
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    Here is a link to a youtube video for tying the...

    Here is a link to a youtube video for tying the BBS. There are a couple, but this one I think is the clearest.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBOGGGo4iAg
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    Terry & Roxanne Wilson wrote a book titled...

    Terry & Roxanne Wilson wrote a book titled "Bluegill..... Fly Fishing & Flies". They have a dozen or so patterns in the book that are time tested and work. My favorite is the Bully's Bluegill Spider...
  21. Dudly - there are some things I really miss about...

    Dudly - there are some things I really miss about New England, and you just nailed it. I lived only minutes from the Nissitissit River where your picture could have been taken.
  22. This is the only trout water in West Kentucky. It...

    This is the only trout water in West Kentucky. It is named Casey Creek and it borders between a creek and a stream as I was taught in my formative years in New England. I was under the impression...
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    I knew they worked somewhere. I just didn't know...

    I knew they worked somewhere. I just didn't know where. I will pass them to my nephew who travels west a bit.
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    Mepps still buys squirel tails

    In another thread I mentioned that I remember selling Squirrel Tails to Mepps for spinners.
    I checked the Mepps website and they still do this. There are instructions on what they want and how to...
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    Thanks - didn't think of that one.

    Thanks - didn't think of that one.
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