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    Thanks Steve; That YouTube video was great! ...

    Thanks Steve;

    That YouTube video was great!
    I already have most of the components in my stash, so once I pick up a few needed materials I'm going to give those leaders a try.
    Not many folks...
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    Here in Ontario I use 6" - 8" long flies made of...

    Here in Ontario I use 6" - 8" long flies made of bunny strips, saddle feathers, long bucktail, synthetic hair, etc., .......anything long, but have started to bullet proof them a bit using 5 minute...
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    Both the mono and stranded wire have had both...

    Both the mono and stranded wire have had both good and bad days with me depending on the Pike, so I started making leaders with single strand stn stl wire only because I was given a roll of it to try...
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    Man I can see why Betty would be upset! I cannot...

    Man I can see why Betty would be upset! I cannot understand why anyone would want to waste their time fishing shoulder to shoulder like those fools in that photo. We have the very same thing happen...
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    Man, I must say you do some beautiful work with...

    Man, I must say you do some beautiful work with that creative mind you have..........very nice. I love to see what other folks can come up with while at play. I guess that is what makes our pastime...
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    By the way, just where would one send a pair of...

    By the way, just where would one send a pair of fly tying scissors to get sharpened? I have 4 pair at the moment all in good shape, but the pair I use the most is getting to the state of resharpening...
  7. Judging from the smile on her face, you'll have a...

    Judging from the smile on her face, you'll have a fishing buddy who will jump at the opportunity to do it again! Looking forward to the days when I can see similar smiles from my grandson.
  8. Very well said Clay!!!!

    Very well said Clay!!!!
  9. Thread: Go blue!

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    Very nice and clean. Love the cork ! Where did...

    Very nice and clean. Love the cork ! Where did you get the "Michigan" decal from.........make it yourself??????
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    Most of us oldies have had our spills when we...

    Most of us oldies have had our spills when we least expected it and we all learned the value in playing safe in secluded rivers. I like the rest of you thought I didn't need one, but found out years...
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    As mentioned ealier in a previous post, my...

    As mentioned ealier in a previous post, my preference has always been the hot melt glue stick. It does the job with ease, holds the guides nicely in place during wrapping, certainly cleans up off the...
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    You might want to go with a slow RPM motor, for...

    You might want to go with a slow RPM motor, for IMO too fast a speed may cause you headaches when trying to apply epoxy to finish the rod. When I was first starting into rod building, I rigged up an...
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    Very nice. The red feather certainly stands out...

    Very nice. The red feather certainly stands out here, for as a builder you never really know how it's going to turn out until the epoxy is completed do we?
  14. Thread: New rod!

    by David Parker
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    Hello Betty; I've been reading your posts for...

    Hello Betty; I've been reading your posts for quite some time now and it's great to see that you are right into the rod building as a spin-off from fly tying breaks. The completed rods you have...
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    You can also contact Angler's Workshop on the...

    You can also contact Angler's Workshop on the west coast in Woodland Washington.
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    When I first found this site years ago I was...

    When I first found this site years ago I was really taken by the amount of info, safety of using the site and the friendly family atmosphere here. Wasn't too long in becoming a member here for I felt...
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    I don't wear a vest anymore because I always...

    I don't wear a vest anymore because I always carried too much stuff in it, so now I've scaled down to wearing a chest pack with only what I need for each particular trip. The not FF related item I...
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    Steely's Nightmare

    Thanks Raw69...........thats it, just what I was searching for. From the photo of the fly, I see that it is quite a bit different from the description I was originally told. This however will allow...
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    Steelhead/Salmon pattern wanted

    I am trying to locate a fly pattern used mainly for the great lakes salmon and steelhead. The name given was called '' Steelie Nightmare". Reference was made to this fly in an article from Trout...
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    Exceptional Fish

    Congratulations on catching such a beautiful fish! That Brown is certainly a fish that we all dream of catching on day. Catching one as beautiful as that here in Ontario would be one of a kind and...
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    I have also used this above method for many years...

    I have also used this above method for many years and found it to be the easiest method for me. Caught many 10lb Pike without any breakoffs and once the fly is destroyed, it certainly makes for a...
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    Hello Chris; I recently refinished an old steel...

    Hello Chris; I recently refinished an old steel baitcasting rod for a customer. This rod was a hand-me-down from his grandfather and was in unfishable shape having all but 1 guide lost and the tip...
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    Welcome to FAOL from another Canadian! My hat...

    Welcome to FAOL from another Canadian! My hat goes off to the Admin of this site who have provided us with a great place to share information with each other. You'll enjoy this site with all the...
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    My setup is a Renzetti Presentation Clamp model...

    My setup is a Renzetti Presentation Clamp model with bobin cradle, Mackenzie bright lite w/magnifier and a catch-all basket. I tie mostly Muddlers and lots of spun deer hair critters for catching our...
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    I normally add line-up dots to all 2pc rods as an...

    I normally add line-up dots to all 2pc rods as an added aid for those anglers who like to use them. Not everyone would use them as already mentioned, but I have personally found that it does make it...
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