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  1. Looks like a variation of the Chubby Chernobyl....

    Looks like a variation of the Chubby Chernobyl. Maybe a Chubby Lawson. But I'm not sure if Mike would appreciate the name. :)
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    I have some natural and dyed Alpaca dubbing...

    I have some natural and dyed Alpaca dubbing blended with antron. I like it a lot. It dubs easily and looks nice. I have used on both dry flies and nymphs.
  3. I thought these were discontinued like 20 years...

    I thought these were discontinued like 20 years ago. Is the company even still in business?
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    I suggest that you don't buy from him anymore and...

    I suggest that you don't buy from him anymore and instead buy EP fibers at more than 3 times the price. That is the trade-off. Now you know. I will continue to buy from him because to me the price is...
  5. Some species of Caddis lay there eggs by diving...

    Some species of Caddis lay there eggs by diving or crawling below the surface. This probably didn't have anything to do with the development of the wet fly, but imitating a diving Caddis might be a...
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    Best wishes for a speedy recovery!

    Best wishes for a speedy recovery!
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    In "the old days", as ducksterman says, I used an...

    In "the old days", as ducksterman says, I used an old pair of high top basketball shoes. They were slippery as heck, but somehow I survived. If you go that route, I would glue felt to the soles. You...
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    I have used Congo Hair from Fly Tier's Dungeon on...

    I have used Congo Hair from Fly Tier's Dungeon on some Norm Woods like Salmonfly patterns. I think what I have is the salmon color.
  9. Same thing in Oregon June 7 and 8....

    Same thing in Oregon June 7 and 8. http://www.dfw.state.or.us/education/angling/free_fishing.asp
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    I have a lot of Kershaw knives (hunting, fishing,...

    I have a lot of Kershaw knives (hunting, fishing, pocket, kitchen...) and a couple pairs of thier Skeeter fly tying scissors. They are all great.

    I live and work near the Kershaw factory. Once a...
  11. Thread: Guarantee??

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    $30 for a new tip section, to replace the one you...

    $30 for a new tip section, to replace the one you broke, seems like a heck of a good deal to me.
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    I admit I don't save money on the flies I tie....

    I admit I don't save money on the flies I tie. But if I wasn't tying flies, I'd probably be engaging in some other vice that would cost me even more.
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    I need to be able to sit with my back against the...

    I need to be able to sit with my back against the chair. If I have to lean forward, I'll get tired much faster. This necessitated using an extension to bring the vise out away from the edge of the...
  14. Thread: Wood Duck?

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    There always seemed to be a limited supply to me....

    There always seemed to be a limited supply to me. I have purchased the 1 oz. bags from Feather Craft before. They are mixed and about 2/3 barred feathers. Still probably a better deal than the small...
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    That could be. I think I heard it was a very thin...

    That could be. I think I heard it was a very thin layer on top of a mirror and not the fly was not really floating.
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    That's reminiscent of the old Dan Bailey catalog...

    That's reminiscent of the old Dan Bailey catalog photo, in which the fly was not really floating as it appeared to be.

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  17. The Clic magnetic glasses also come in an XXL...

    The Clic magnetic glasses also come in an XXL size http://www.clicmagneticglasses.com/xxl/?sort=priceasc

    Are those the ones you tried on? The XXL is .5 inch wider.
  18. Thread: Green Flies?

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    Google 'green rock worm' and you will find a...

    Google 'green rock worm' and you will find a bunch of patterns representing the larva of the Rhyacophila caddis. As Joe said the Lime Trude is a great dry.
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    You make the loop large enough to pass the coiled...

    You make the loop large enough to pass the coiled line through all at once.
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    I have used a figure-8 loop without any problems....

    I have used a figure-8 loop without any problems. Actually I've always thought that an Albright, tied on a line without a loop, would be more likely to hang up.
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    Love the Trude and the Opal X-Caddis is money.

    Love the Trude and the Opal X-Caddis is money.
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    Thanks for posting this amazing video of an...

    Thanks for posting this amazing video of an unusual Mayfly.
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    That is from the "Bugs of The Underworld" DVD by...

    That is from the "Bugs of The Underworld" DVD by Ralph and Lisa Cutter. I highly recommend the whole DVD.
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    Above the first post, on the far right, click on...

    Above the first post, on the far right, click on "Display" then on "Linear Mode".
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    I am a fan of Brian Silvey's Caddis Pupa. He uses...

    I am a fan of Brian Silvey's Caddis Pupa. He uses starling feathers. I will admit to leaving them off if I'm feeling lazy though.
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