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    Re: Pa trout flies

    Check out the hatch chart on my site, it has most of the flies for PA and the months they hatch.
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    Yes to the first question and I use a blood knot...

    Yes to the first question and I use a blood knot to attach the braid. A small drop of super glue to prevent slipping.
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    Toothy Tidbit

    I don't know how many of you out there like targeting pike and musky, but if you are like me you hate to have them hooked only to have them bite through the leader. Maybe this little tip will help...
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    JaPa, I see you're located here in PA. If you...

    JaPa,
    I see you're located here in PA. If you are fishing the Susquahanna for smallies go with a Dun gray back and white belly with 6 to 8 strands of light blue krystal flash. These are killers in...
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    Here, I just tied one up and took a couple of...

    Here, I just tied one up and took a couple of pics of it. Yes all those nymphs Normand mentioned are also great patterns, also you can just sunstitute the rubber band with chamoise or buck skin.
    ...
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    Is there a cabela's near you? If so , they have...

    Is there a cabela's near you? If so , they have hackles there that are softer then some of the name brands out there. I have one of theirs in black, and it works preatty good for buggers. I tie black...
  7. Thread: carp flies

    by dragonfly1
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    WWFF, When I fish here in the Susquahanna All...

    WWFF,
    When I fish here in the Susquahanna All I use are hellgrammite paterns and normal nymphs tied a little bigger like on a 8 or 6. My biggest so far is 25lb last april caught on a hellgramite....
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    (LOL) Funny you should mention this, my buddy...

    (LOL) Funny you should mention this, my buddy just asked me that same question two days ago. The answer is yes! Before I give you the pattern the answer to the next question of " Do they work? " is...
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    I tie up several different size crayfish patterns...

    I tie up several different size crayfish patterns using gray squirrel tail for the pinchers. They work great and are real simple patterns.

    Hook: 6x long sizes of choice
    Thread: tan 6/0
    Under...
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    If you are having any trouble finding it take a...

    If you are having any trouble finding it take a look here, www.jannsnetcraft.com they have it at very reasonable prices in several colors. Hope this helps, Dave
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    Ihave used a couple of different lines for...

    Ihave used a couple of different lines for musk/pike. I have tried cortlands 444 pike/musky taper and Scientific angerls mastery pike/musky taper. Right now I am using the scentific anglers line, and...
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    Lew, I tie up firefly patterns with the...

    Lew,
    I tie up firefly patterns with the uni-glu yarn as an abdomen. I have great success with them, mainly on panfish, but once in while a bass will take them as well. I've been tying with the uni...
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    Rick Z This is one of my own patterns I came...

    Rick Z
    This is one of my own patterns I came up with, here it is:
    Hook: dry Fly #6
    Thread:olive 6/0
    Tail: olive marabou
    Body: olive rabbit Dubbing
    Back: Mottled Turkey tail
    Eyes: 50lb burnt...
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    Do you fish Dragons?

    Just thought I would send this question out. Hope none of you use my relatives!(LOL) Here is one of mine followed by a nymph..
    http://www.albumtown.com/showpic.php?ai ... id=1177661

    What do you...
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    I think I started it when I mentioned Clouser...

    I think I started it when I mentioned Clouser minnows. Sorry about that. The half and halfs, clousers, and deceiver patterns is what I use the most for bass and pike. I seldom fish any salt water,...
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    There is one just south of you in reading. TCO...

    There is one just south of you in reading.
    TCO Fly Shop
    2229 Penn. Ave.
    West Lawn, Pa 19609
    (610)678-1899
    There is also one just up the road from the Orvis shop called:
    One stop fishermens...
  17. Thread: Rubber Legs

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    O.k., You are talking swept wing I see. The way I...

    O.k., You are talking swept wing I see. The way I do them, might not be considered conventional but it works. When you do the body wrap take a piece of thread and bend it in half to make a loop. On...
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    Have you tried the figure eight wrap? Like you...

    Have you tried the figure eight wrap? Like you would lead eyes or bead chain. This works for me, if you need to you can work on one leg at a time after you do the figure eight to get them to do what...
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    yeah I know several companies out there make glo...

    yeah I know several companies out there make glo bug yarns, I like Mcfly foam for most of my eggs. It ties better than glo bug yarn. But these craft pom poms I came into are fast and darn near...
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    Little trick for Egg patterns

    I was tying up egg patterns for steelhead for a couple guys that go up to Salmon river in Ny. They asked me to tie them a durable egg, so I came up with this idea to modify the trusty Blue goo...
  21. I use a six weight. I just use scientific anglers...

    I use a six weight. I just use scientific anglers bass bug taper if I want to throw big flies. I've also used an 8 and and 10 for bass. I have caught bass from 1lb. - 4lb. on my 4 weight while...
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    yeah sometimes, But I'm usually throwing them for...

    yeah sometimes, But I'm usually throwing them for the pike when the smallies pick them up. But it is not that often.
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    I have a set of punches I bought at big lots for...

    I have a set of punches I bought at big lots for around $6. I have been using them for aroung three years now and they work great! I use foam flip-flops and those foam kids puzzles they sell at the...
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    I would have to say, any midge that I didn't have...

    I would have to say, any midge that I didn't have to tie! (LOL) Just kidding, it would be a peacock midge in a size 20. There is a pic and recipe on my web site under Fly of the month. Check it out...
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    NiceFly ! I tie and use a lot of clousers for...

    NiceFly ! I tie and use a lot of clousers for smallmouth in our local river. I use the mustad 34007 saltwater hooks in sizes 4 to 2/0. There are also pike and musky, so you never can be sure what...
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