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    I fish for smallmouth bass in some rivers in...

    I fish for smallmouth bass in some rivers in Montana and Washington. I use streamers that are bait fish imitations.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
  2. Thread: Info needed

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    Ray, I am sure I will be corrected, which is...

    Ray,

    I am sure I will be corrected, which is fine, but North Country Spiders, I believe, refers to the original soft hackle flies or spiders tied by the Scottish tyers, Scotland being the north...
  3. This sort of makes me wonder a bit. When we fish...

    This sort of makes me wonder a bit. When we fish dries and they start to sink enough so only the top portion of the fly is above the surface, how much different is that from fishing emergers? Yet,...
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    That is neat Byron. Personally, I use the old...

    That is neat Byron. Personally, I use the old 'Eye Ratio Divider'. :)

    Larry ---sagefisher---
  5. In 'Tying Emergers' by Jim Schollmeyer & Ted...

    In 'Tying Emergers' by Jim Schollmeyer & Ted Leeson, the introduction mentions that it has only been in the last half century that fly fishers really started showing an interest in emergers. Ernest...
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    hNt, You are some sound advice here for...

    hNt,

    You are some sound advice here for fishing some of the larger western rivers. The 9 foot 5 and 6 weight rods are the mainstay of fly fishing out here. One weight difference doesn't seem like...
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    Welcome CWO4. Feel free to ask any questions,...

    Welcome CWO4. Feel free to ask any questions, Bluegill may have a lot of answers but we can probably supply a few more.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    Sorry it is not all hype. Does a $100 bamboo rod...

    Sorry it is not all hype. Does a $100 bamboo rod cast and last as well as a multi-thousand dollar bamboo fly rod? I doubt it, at least I sure hope not or all those master bamboo crafters will be...
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    Ray, Call it a Design Opportunity, you just...

    Ray,

    Call it a Design Opportunity, you just came up with a new molted look, or something for Halloween? :)

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    Jack is used to fishing in smoke filled valleys....

    Jack is used to fishing in smoke filled valleys. Back in TN the smoke from all the stills fill the valleys every morning, or so I hear. :)

    Larry ---sagefisher---
  11. Thread: Klinkhamers

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    You can tie a variation of almost any dry fly or...

    You can tie a variation of almost any dry fly or even some nymphs using the Klinkhammer style in almost any size you want. I have seen some that were tied down as small as a size 20 and as large as...
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    To solicit an answer. :) Brown. Larry ...

    To solicit an answer. :)

    Brown.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    Buddy, A some point in time virtually any fly...

    Buddy,

    A some point in time virtually any fly will catch a fish if the circumstances are right. Sure, some flies are tied for the fish, nearly exact duplications and such, and some flies are tied...
  14. In the past I have purchased some flies from a...

    In the past I have purchased some flies from a company in Kenya. Originally, all of their tiers were taught by the Brits when they had control of the land and the tiers I talked to were excellent...
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    Lastchance, I have used Yellowish colored...

    Lastchance,

    I have used Yellowish colored Woolly Buggers in the rivers, they just about match the Crane fly larva that get washed into the rivers in the spring time. Very effective when the trout...
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    Woolly Buggers are great flies. I have caught...

    Woolly Buggers are great flies. I have caught many, many trout and bass an Crappie & Bluegills and Perch on Woolly Buggers, black or green or brown while lake fishing. I also had good success with...
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    Bill, this is the only reference I can find on...

    Bill, this is the only reference I can find on the fly.

    Larry ---sagefisher---

    Best Wet Fly Patterns By Eugene Macri
    April Gray: Sizes 8-16: This is an old pattern but quite effective for a...
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    Must be a Texan Hopper by the size of it. What do...

    Must be a Texan Hopper by the size of it. What do you figure, maybe a 14 weight fly rod to cast it?

    Nice job Don.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    Hey, He is on a fishing trip in the great Western...

    Hey, He is on a fishing trip in the great Western US, how much better can it get? :)

    Happy B'Day.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    Fantastic clip but you know that the majority of...

    Fantastic clip but you know that the majority of them still did not get the idea. Too bad.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    Ed, no reason not too. After all, we declared our...

    Ed, no reason not too. After all, we declared our independence and we get along with the Brits just fine.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
  22. Thread: Net holster

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    Ted, Too bad gold isn't magnetic. :) Larry...

    Ted,

    Too bad gold isn't magnetic. :)

    Larry ---sagefisher---
  23. Thread: Net holster

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    Rare earth magnets work great. Larry ...

    Rare earth magnets work great.

    Larry ---sagefisher---
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    Just the opposite for me, I use PTN and Copper...

    Just the opposite for me, I use PTN and Copper Johns (both copper and red) a lot and they catch a lot of fish for me, along with Prince Nymphs, Hare's Ears, Pat's Rubber Legs, and on and on. Ain't...
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    A long answer: "Some days you gets the bear,...

    A long answer:

    "Some days you gets the bear, some days the bear gets you". ie: There are days when almost any fly pattern catches fish and other days when no fly seems to be able to catch a fish....
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