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    Hi okflyfisher! I still fish my Fenwick FF80-4,...

    Hi okflyfisher!
    I still fish my Fenwick FF80-4, 8 foot, 4 piece, 6 wt. It's a great casting rod, and I've had it since the early 70s.
    Bob
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    Wooly Worm

    Wooly Worm
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    Hi Eric! Not counting streamers, the largest fly...

    Hi Eric!
    Not counting streamers, the largest fly I tie for my area is a size 12. And, as a fly tier, why not match the hatch for the area your fishing. When I tie flis for my local streams, I...
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    Mr. Shibata?s ?Umbrella Flies? do look more...

    Mr. Shibata?s ?Umbrella Flies? do look more natural with the upturned bodies and the way they float more on the surface than in the surface. However, Alexander Wanless, Scottish angler and writer in...
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    Hi JC! Thanks for the link to the "Tilley". ...

    Hi JC!
    Thanks for the link to the "Tilley". That looks just like what I am looking for. Do you know if they are on the market yet?
    Bob
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    Hi Deanna! Thanks for sharing your experience. ...

    Hi Deanna!
    Thanks for sharing your experience. I too have had some "spots" removed from my face which turned out to be pre-cancerous. I have a follow-up visit with my Dermatoligist this wednesday....
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    Hi Snipe! Maybe it's just my age (58) and,...

    Hi Snipe!
    Maybe it's just my age (58) and, wanting to continue this fly fishing thing for several more years. Your neighbor sounds like the kind of guy they nominate for the "Darwin Awards". And...
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    I hate to hear that. Doesn't sound like he has...

    I hate to hear that. Doesn't sound like he has enough sense to be a teacher.
  9. Thread: Bushwhacking

    by RS Jones
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    Hi CharlieB! I agree with breaking the rod down...

    Hi CharlieB!
    I agree with breaking the rod down till you get where your going.
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    Hare Wing Royal Trude, size #14.

    Hare Wing Royal Trude, size #14.
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    Thanks to all for the replies. Some additional...

    Thanks to all for the replies. Some additional information that I received about Mr. Gregg is that he was the "Gregg" that promoted and developed "shorthand". He sounds like he was an interesting...
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    Fly Tier, E. C. Gregg?

    Hi All!
    I asked this question on another FF site for the Northeast area and received no response, so I thought I would try the wonderful resource of information found here. I have a book in my fly...
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    I've been using the Davy Wotten knot for all of...

    I've been using the Davy Wotten knot for all of my fly to tippet connections for about 6 years now. I can't recall a single failure attributed to the knot. As with all knots, you need to lubricate...
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    Hi gordo7! I've been using the Davy Wooten knot...

    Hi gordo7!
    I've been using the Davy Wooten knot exclusively for the last 5 years. I can't say that I have ever had a knot fail. Simple, quick and it works.
    Bob
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    Hi ridderbos3! The dubbing mix you have is very...

    Hi ridderbos3!
    The dubbing mix you have is very nice stuff for making leaches. It is made by Mel Moore in Idaho Falls. To make a mohair leach, attach a maribou tail about the length of the hook,...
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    He's one of a few people I know that can still...

    He's one of a few people I know that can still tie/weave the "Potts" style of wet like the "Sandy Mite".
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    Hi agdchi! Mine is Skoal and a pipe with a blend...

    Hi agdchi!
    Mine is Skoal and a pipe with a blend of rich black cavendish and mellowed burleys.
    Bob
  18. Thread: Coot Feathers

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    Hi flyingcrayfish! Collars on soft hackle flies....

    Hi flyingcrayfish!
    Collars on soft hackle flies. And, the wing flight feathers can be used for the upright wings on wets.
    Bob
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    Hi iceman! If your using a bobbin rest, throw a...

    Hi iceman!
    If your using a bobbin rest, throw a half hitch or a two turn whip on the hook shank before you place the bobbin on the rest.
    Bob
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    Hi Micropteris! Most fly shops sell a product...

    Hi Micropteris!
    Most fly shops sell a product called "Sculpin Wool". I'm not sure if it is 100% wool or if it matters. You can buy 100% virgin wool in several colors from a store that specializes...
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