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  1. Thread: Your Pick?

    by Fontinalis
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    Comparadun, taken a lot of Trout in various...

    Comparadun, taken a lot of Trout in various colors with this fly
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    Allan, one more thing. I know this guy was a pain...

    Allan, one more thing. I know this guy was a pain in the butt once in awhile but he ment well and would give you the shirt off his back in time of need. I do miss Mark and hope he is looking down and...
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    Hi Allan: Yes I still tye and fish them. I...

    Hi Allan:

    Yes I still tye and fish them. I really am a classic winged wet fly tyer and fisherman. It really does not cost a lot of money to tye them flies at all. Think about it this way:

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    Hi Hans: So if the vise was underated, then...

    Hi Hans:

    So if the vise was underated, then why did you replace it with an HMH Standard?

    I use to be a Renzetti guy and sworn buy them until a few years back. Now I have kind of went back full...
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    Messy Desk Byron, glad to see I am not the only...

    Messy Desk Byron, glad to see I am not the only one this happens to.
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    Regal makes good vises and that one should last...

    Regal makes good vises and that one should last you a long, long time. As per Allan's post above, you did probably break the $100 mark unless you bought one used. Congrats and I hope you enjoy tying.
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    Bought a New Vise Base

    Today I splurged and bought myself a new vise base. I have a great HMH Standard vise and went with one of those Granite bases in a darker color. I decided with the house remodeling over and I will be...
  8. wish I could comment on the Mustad signature...

    wish I could comment on the Mustad signature hooks, but I have way to many of the old Mustad hooks of all differnt models and sizes. I used to love the fly fishing shows years ago when they use to...
  9. Tying flies to save money. I think we have beat...

    Tying flies to save money. I think we have beat that dead horse numerous times over the years on this site. Tying to save money, NO, tying to have fun, Yes.
  10. Hi Byron: I can see that flies in cost has...

    Hi Byron:

    I can see that flies in cost has dropped due to the over seas input. Also see this as more competition in the fly bussiness. It does n't mean they are tied better or have detail like one...
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    Hi moadiver: How but we put a little...

    Hi moadiver:

    How but we put a little wager on that. When I set up this fall you can come over and observe. As it has been said before, he who laugh's last, laugh's best.
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    Tying and Moving

    Well the little Lady and I are moving to a new home and I started the boxing. I went and taken my flytying desk and 4 storage cabinets apart and cannot believe how much fly tying material I have...
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    Hi Allan: I use Danville 6/0 and spin it...

    Hi Allan:

    I use Danville 6/0 and spin it counter clock wise to flatten the thread and then use a Sewing needle to split it. Speaking of eye sight, my eyes changesd and I use to use a magnifier on...
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    Hi Bryon, I hear ya on that. Just keep in mond I...

    Hi Bryon, I hear ya on that. Just keep in mond I have seen to many issues over a vise designed differrently than company X and company X has a hissy fit because the vise looks a tad like theirs when...
  15. Thread: Wooly Worm

    by Fontinalis
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    Yeah the old Woolly Worms were less hackled. I do...

    Yeah the old Woolly Worms were less hackled. I do not know why the hackling increased as time went on. One thing I learned finally after almost 30 years of tying is that I tye them to look closer to...
  16. I have fished classic winged wets for over 20...

    I have fished classic winged wets for over 20 years. I fish them depending on the stream condition, on high to medium stream conditions with flow I use an intermediate sinking line and on lower...
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    Wouln't that be a rotary vise instead of a "TRUE...

    Wouln't that be a rotary vise instead of a "TRUE Rotary Vise"? Regal already has a Rotary vise but not a True Roatary vise like the Dyna-King Barracuda and the Renzetti 3000 - Master line. A rotary...
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    Sorry I have been away, My Mom passed away on...

    Sorry I have been away, My Mom passed away on January 1, 2014 at 4:45PM in the afternoon. My wife and I were the primary care givers for 9. 5 years. My Mom lived with us until we had to place her in...
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    Okay, I have given this a thought and the first...

    Okay, I have given this a thought and the first thing that comes to my mind is a Dental Floss soft Hackle wet fly. I will be using two colors of floss and hope the outcome is Minty. :lol:
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    I would love to be part of this. Fontinalis

    I would love to be part of this.

    Fontinalis
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    Hi ScottP: Nice Fly and thanks for sharing how...

    Hi ScottP:

    Nice Fly and thanks for sharing how it is tyed. I truly apprecaite you taking the time to show how it's done.
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    Hi ScottP: Nice tyes. I really like them and...

    Hi ScottP:

    Nice tyes. I really like them and think they were tyed nice and neat.
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    OK: Got me on that one. I agree. LOL

    OK:

    Got me on that one. I agree. LOL
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    Very nicely done and reminds me of when I fooled...

    Very nicely done and reminds me of when I fooled around with streamers/Bucktails of Deer hair a long time ago. Now I have the itch to tye Mickey Fins because of your beautiful flies.
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    Sometimes it's better to say nothing at all.

    Sometimes it's better to say nothing at all.
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