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  1. Neil, A really beautiful story. Thanks,...

    Neil,

    A really beautiful story.

    Thanks,
    Bad Luck Larry
  2. Jason, You've captured, EXACTLY, the way I...

    Jason,

    You've captured, EXACTLY, the way I feel.

    Cheers,
    Bad Luck Larry
  3. Hello all, A very interesting thread! The...

    Hello all,

    A very interesting thread!

    The question I ask myself, is...do 'we' make fly fishing difficult, or does the person thinking about trying it perceive it that way?
    Which comes first?...
  4. Neil, Nice article! Nice to know I'm not the...

    Neil,
    Nice article!

    Nice to know I'm not the only one who'll take a 'time-out'; I do it ALL the time! In fact, BEFORE I fish anywhere, I'll sit, light up the ol' briar, and do nothing but watch...
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    Well..... Folks, in light of the weight of...

    Well.....

    Folks, in light of the weight of the evidence against me, please disregard everything I said previously! HA!HA!
    WOW!

    (no hard feelings taken, Silver....cheers!)
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    I've read a number of times that you really can't...

    I've read a number of times that you really can't cast on the same plane of forward/back strokes, 'cause you'll hit the rod and/or mess up your cast.
    I believe (not terribly sure) Lefty Kreh...
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    [QUOTE=kglissmeyer;427549]In my experience,...

    [QUOTE=kglissmeyer;427549]In my experience, though the tricos hatch in the evening, the spinner fall will be early the next morning. As far as duration, it depends on the species, weather, time of...
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    HA!HA! Well Oldfrat....the bright side is that...

    HA!HA! Well Oldfrat....the bright side is that while you sure won't catch fish, you'll certainly catch -how shall I say?- a 'buzz'! CHEERS!

    Thanks all, so far .
    I guess I always thought that...
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    Question

    Hey folks...

    About how long does the evening hatch last.....REALLY?

    Signed,
    Thought I knew it all Larry
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    Thinking about the Catskills

    Hi folks...

    My best friend and I are thinking about fishing the Catskills in Fall.

    What would be the ideal town/village to stay in that would be centre to all the streams we could fish.
    ...
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    Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays!

    Hello one and all!

    I just want to wish everyone here a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday(s) and a wonderful New Year!

    I hope you and yours are in good health, and hope you all had a great...
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    Ghost... Don't let cancer change the man you...

    Ghost...

    Don't let cancer change the man you are and are meant to be. Especially, if it interferes with your casting!
    Keep your spirits high! Show the world what courage is all about!
    ...
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    Kiss

    Neil...

    I couldn't agree with you more.

    It didn't take me too long to question the exact same thing you're writing about. In fact, the idea of KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) is a mantra we...
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    I'm dealing

    BBW...

    I'm going through a 'textbook' crisis myself. Some authors call it a 'transition'.

    To be honest, I think I've been dealing with depression for YEARS, but have stoicly been trying to deal...
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    Good, but don't be afraid....

    Mike...

    Like what you wrote.

    Don't be afraid to voice your feelings especially if you feel stongly about the issue, or the person. The KEY, is HOW you voice your opinion. Some do it politely...
  16. Bad Luck's vest

    Here's what I ALWAYS have:

    3 flyboxes....dry,wet/nymphs/streamers,midges

    2 spools of tippet

    1 sinking leader,1 mono (knotted)leader (got extras just in case)

    muskol (bug juice)
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    [QUOTE=WarrenP;313011]Well I got up this morning...

    [QUOTE=WarrenP;313011]Well I got up this morning and there was a wind blowing which tells me that we do have a front of some kind coming through today. Around noon the sky was very dark and it looked...
  18. Sean... Good luck at school. Hope you work...

    Sean...

    Good luck at school.
    Hope you work hard and remember, that if it wasn't work....then EVERYBODY WOULD BE DOING IT! And mind you, anyone can make music in their own humble way, and that's...
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    Merry Christmas Everyone!

    Just wanted to send out this thread to everyone in FAOL land, because I don't know when I'll be on this again.

    I just want to wish everyone out there (wherever you are) a very happy Christmas and...
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    A life to celebrate

    Zim...

    Sorry to hear about your loss.

    I know it's easier said than done, but I look at the passing of someone as a cause to celebrate a life lived and enjoyed to the fullest.
    Try to look...
  21. Baptize me in the waters

    Spinner..

    I don't know where you get them, but thanks for those inspirational quotes. BOY! are they ever beautiful. It's exactly what I feel on the water. Really!


    Thanks.

    Health to you....
  22. Success=Bad Luck

    It all depends on what you deem successful.

    Being able to catch the most fish?
    Being able to catch the biggest fish?
    Being able to CONSISTENTLY catch the most fish?
    Being able to...
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    Was just there too!

    Hey Ausable....

    My friend and I were there first week of September. Same situation.

    We managed to catch some fish but they were going for (what you said ) SMALL flies.

    DID manage to get a...
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    My friend does

    Spinner...

    My dearest friend ties spiders.

    Makes the abdomen with a combination of scotch tape and dubbing. The dubbing/ wool gives the bulk, and the scotch tape around it forms a 'ball', and...
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    My arsenal

    My mainstays always in my box:

    DRY..... Adams (parachute and Catskills style); Rusty haystacks (#10-#12); Stimulators (#16) Yellow and bright green; Elk hair caddis (#14-#16) tan/brown
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