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    they retracted the new policy and have reverted...

    they retracted the new policy and have reverted back to the original use policy until they figure out a solution.
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    It seems to me that a Twitter account would be...

    It seems to me that a Twitter account would be more useful for a fly fisherman to network with other fly fisherman and follow, etc. I reserve Facebook for close friends, co-workers and family so I...
  3. Ahh, one of my favorite locations

    That sign is gone last time I was there, The Trust For Public Lands that acquired the location put up another sign when I was there with them a few years back. I was just thumbing through my photo...
  4. Thread: Your Desktop

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    Wizzard Falls Winter

    I change my desktop to the season

    http://flyfishnw.com/images/desktop.jpg
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    Re: Big Steelhead Flies for PNW?

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    Doug
    I like a bit of turbidity to the water; as long as I can see my feet at knee deep and the gauge is below 12.5 I'm good to go. The fish feel "safe" with the off color and they are...
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    Re: Big Steelhead Flies for PNW?

    I like large flies for steelhead but NEVER use large hooks...you will lose more fish on a long shank hook because of the leverage it must endure during a battle. A Large fish rolling will come free...
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    Re: Weighting nymphs

    It seems to me that the mere fact that you are using a hook will cause an imitation to behave unnaturally to begin with.

    I use tape and wire same diameter as hook shank for the nymphs I do weight.
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    Re: Desk Top Wallpaper

    This guy landed on the handle of my spey rod while fishing the Clackamas River last June. I reached into my vest, pulled out my camera and shot it while holding the spey rod in one hand and camera in...
  9. Re: What would you do with this stomach pump info?

    ducksterman, like I said ...these have been around for a very long time. Interesting flies on that link, thanks for sharing.
  10. Re: What would you do with this stomach pump info?

    http://flyfishnw.com/images/flies/LilJohn.jpg simple, nuthin new, but effective
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    Re: What?s under your waders? ahem?

    I wear Hot Chilli's 9 months a year to regulate temp, dead of winter stay warm and mild summer temps stay cool and dry. I dont like bare skin in contact with my waders,so they fill the bill...
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    Re: Oregon Steelhead Patterns

    these are all of my favorites in my steelhead box http://flyfishnw.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.browse&category_id=7&Itemid=1
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    Re: We lost another of the greats...

    Marvins real name was ALICE...hmmmmmm, :shock: kinda weird for a fly fishing chat room me thinks.
  14. Thread: Go-To Fly?

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    Re: Go-To Fly?

    Peacock and partridge soft hackle. Fished anywhere in the water column as needed.
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    Except for fly size and bright vs dark; the fly...

    Except for fly size and bright vs dark; the fly doesn't matter all that much. I use whatever pattern suits my fancy the morning I head out. I usually tie 1-2 flies in the morning with what ever idea...
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    Whats in a name?

    I have encountered through this website, confusion regarding my name. Seems that people keep asking me how my japanese Friend in Canada is doing, or I wont sell you anything because your friend in...
  17. Thread: Herter's

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    Ordering a rod blank and thread was one of the...

    Ordering a rod blank and thread was one of the last close memories that I had with my father as we prepared a father son rod building project. I was 13 at the time and sent away for the kit with my...
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    first faol BB post

    This will be the last time I can morally post this (anywhere) as this year draws to a close and was perhaps my best fish of a lifetime. It was taken on a spey rod using a Skagit head on an...
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