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  1. For Blue Gill I always like to trail a #12 gold...

    For Blue Gill I always like to trail a #12 gold bead hare's ear behind any other fly that I'm fishing.

    #1- Size 12 Gold Bead Hare's Ear.
    #2- Size 12 Olive or Chartuse wooly bugger.
    #3- Size 10...
  2. Great read, and very well written...a talent I...

    Great read, and very well written...a talent I wish I had.

    Thanks for sharing,
    John G.
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    Shane Stalcup Passes:

    This was in Gillies (Colorado Springs Fly Shop) online newsletter.

    Shane Stalcup Passes: Noted fly tyer and author Shane Stalcup, 48, passed away recently at his home in Colorado. Shane wrote for...
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    I agree with Wes. As far as putting a dollar...

    I agree with Wes.

    As far as putting a dollar sign on it or charging for admission I don't know about that. I feel your membership or quality there of would drop. Still a lot of faithful followers...
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    "Carp were introduced into North America as a...

    "Carp were introduced into North America as a food source from France in 1831 and in just 50 years carp became established nationwide." http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/fish_carp.htm

    Carp are...
  6. Thread: Bobbins

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    I like the Rite bobbins..they cost a little more...

    I like the Rite bobbins..they cost a little more but have a nice tension adjustment screw on the side so you can set the resitance you want. Very nice ceramic tip....
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    Favorite Whitefish Fly?

    What's your favorite fly & size for Mountian Whitefish in the fall (Oct/Nov)?

    Thanks,
    John G.
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    BINGO...we have winner! Quote from...

    BINGO...we have winner!

    Quote from Silver....."My understanding of the origin of this change in nymphing philosophy is the fact that much of the fishing in Europe is to grayling and not to trout....
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    "Recreational fly fishers are not competitive fly...

    "Recreational fly fishers are not competitive fly fishers. Therefore, we are not bound by competitive rules and recreational fishers can borrow techniques from both methods to develop a hybrid...
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    http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g248/Fishnfool3/...

    http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g248/Fishnfool3/Pictures%20For%20Contest/May%202009/IMGP1298.jpg

    I couldn't resist here another one of my favorties.
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    http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g248/Fishnfool3/...

    http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g248/Fishnfool3/Pictures%20For%20Contest/November%202009/IMGP1682.jpg
    Underwater Rainbow
    Caught on a size #24 Griffiths Gant
    South Platte River, Colorado (11 Mile...
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    I have a lite speed 2.0 (4-6 weight) Great reel...

    I have a lite speed 2.0 (4-6 weight) Great reel and great drag....John G.
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    Sticky: http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g248/Fishnfool3/...

    http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g248/Fishnfool3/JohnGordonGuidePic.jpg

    A Picture from North Catamount Lake on Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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    Parnelli, I also have been gone from FAOL a...

    Parnelli,

    I also have been gone from FAOL a while no particular reason...just busy with life and fishing (It's all good).

    Welcome back. Just to jog your memory....years ago you made CD-ROM's of...
  15. Here's a link to some more info on "Modern...

    Here's a link to some more info on "Modern Midges". http://www.coloradofisherman.com/forum/index.php?topic=47403.0


    Hope this helps,
    John G.
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    How old does one have to be for the Junior...

    How old does one have to be for the Junior championships?
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    Paul and Elliot. Great job on taking the lead on...

    Paul and Elliot. Great job on taking the lead on this project and seeing it through to completion. I was glad to be one of the tyers for this. The bench and inscriptions are beautiful. When I logged...
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    Excellent service and products.

    Excellent service and products.
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    US Navy 1985-1989 USS Missouri BB-63 "The...

    US Navy 1985-1989
    USS Missouri BB-63
    "The world's last battleship"
    8)
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    I was proud to be one of the many tyers who...

    I was proud to be one of the many tyers who contributed to this. A huge applause to those that actually made it happen. Looking forward to seeing the pictures. 8)

    John G.
  21. Thread: Question

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    Russell Blessing is who invented the Wolly Bugger...

    Russell Blessing is who invented the Wolly Bugger back in 1967. The fly was named by his then 7 year old daughter Julie. He was trying to create something to imitate a Hellgrammite (Dobson fly larva)...
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    Gordon's Black Fly Larva.

    ?Gordon?s Black Fly Larva? tied by John Gordon
    Originator:

    Hook: Tiemco 101 (size #22)
    Thread: 8/0 Uni-thread. (Black)
    Body: DMC embroidery threads #732 Olive & #762 light gray

    1. Start...
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    Warren P.

    http://www.customflys.com/images/chocol ... Larva2.jpg

    http://www.customflys.com/images/chocol ... Larva1.jpg

    These should help you out. If you look very close at the insect you will probably...
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    I would try the South Platte river. Which covers...

    I would try the South Platte river. Which covers a lot. Deckers, dream stream(Spinney mountain ranch, Spinney res, 11 mile res., Cheesman Canyon, 11 mile canyon, When someone says Souith Platte that...
  25. Thread: Eating carp

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    Just a little history lesson. Carp were brought...

    Just a little history lesson. Carp were brought to the US in the mid 1800's as an additional food source. Carp were/are a prized fish in Asia, England, Poland, as well as Austria. Somewhere down the...
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