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    I can cast almost as well with either hand but I...

    I can cast almost as well with either hand but I doubt very much that puts me any 'elite' class of fly fisher. Just happens that's the way I am geared. I write with my left hand , throw with my...
  2. Thread: Now that's a hatch

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    Now that's a hatch

    Check out this for a hatch.


    http://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/articles/mayfly-swarm-thick-enough-to-cause-car-accidents-/53057/
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    Sally Hansen's Hard as Nails - lots of colours...

    Sally Hansen's Hard as Nails - lots of colours to choose from.
  4. Thread: Last one ???

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    Last one ???

    I have a 6ft, 6wt. Eagle Claw Featherweight I bought about 38 years ago. Just for fun I thought I would see what others were saying about them or what they might be selling for ($20 - $30 probably)....
  5. Thread: North of Superior

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    It's been a couple of years since this trip so we...

    It's been a couple of years since this trip so we thought we had better do it again before we get too old and gizzardly.:p We should be in Sault ST. Marie (Canada) sometime in the early early am of...
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    Large hat pin.

    Large hat pin.
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    Great fly! I don't think you could sink it with...

    Great fly! I don't think you could sink it with a rock;)
  8. Thread: Do bass eat bugs?

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    There's video on youtube of my boss, Ken Collins...

    There's video on youtube of my boss, Ken Collins on the New Fly Fisher show with Bill Spicer and they are catching smallies on hexes (dry).
    One of the largest smallies I caught was on a Gold ribbed...
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    Not sure what you call it but I think this link...

    Not sure what you call it but I think this link is just 'spam'(?) or at best just an advertisement disguised as something else.
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    I once talked to the guy running the fly shop in...

    I once talked to the guy running the fly shop in a Bass Pro shop and he said he had people come in ask for the most expensive flyrod he had just because they wanted one that cost more than their...
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    So what makes a compara, a compara?? (if not the...

    So what makes a compara, a compara?? (if not the wing as tied by NJT)
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    Why not post new ideas under Learning Experience?

    Why not post new ideas under Learning Experience?
  13. Thread: First Fish of 2015

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    That's one!:D We should all try to post a pic of...

    That's one!:D We should all try to post a pic of our first fish of the year on this thread.
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    Just wondering - what, if anything, distinguishes...

    Just wondering - what, if anything, distinguishes this as an emerger as opposed to a nymph? Great looking fly either way.
  15. Thread: Fibre glass rods

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    Pictures of the rod or the grandson??;)

    Pictures of the rod or the grandson??;)
  16. Thread: Fibre glass rods

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    Did some more research. Seems that only rods of...

    Did some more research. Seems that only rods of this type in 'mint' condition are really worth much. Also, even as I type this my first grandson is being born. My son, his father learned to...
  17. Thread: Fibre glass rods

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    Fibre glass rods

    I have an 8' two piece fibre glass rod and a 6' one piece. Both are marked 'Lee Wulff by Abu Garcia.' They were purchased in the mid 1970's. I was wondering if they are worth anything to...
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    Check out 'Features' 'Flies Only' on this site.

    Check out 'Features' 'Flies Only' on this site.
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    In their book "Selective Trout" Swishers and...

    In their book "Selective Trout" Swishers and Richards advocated winged, non-hackled flies. Whatever works for you. Try some of each.
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    A couple of layers of SHHAN and hang them on a...

    A couple of layers of SHHAN and hang them on a coat hanger. Worked for me.
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    My experience has been that as long as you are...

    My experience has been that as long as you are using anything that remotely resembles something they (warm water predator fish) eat then presentation is the key. For bass I like any colour of popper...
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    I have used many grouse skins, starlings, deer...

    I have used many grouse skins, starlings, deer hide, buck tails, squirrel tails coyote tails....never washed any of them, never froze any of them. Just dried them with salt and borax and brushed the...
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    I think maybe Marco is correct in that a user fee...

    I think maybe Marco is correct in that a user fee would kill this site. My suggestion would be that if anyone wants to donate to the site I am sure their donation would be accepted and much...
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    wing angle on mayfly

    Just wondering why we tie (traditionally) the wings on mayflies upright instead of on an angle backwards more like the real thing? Balance on the water maybe??
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    Small knit picker and some tubing! Voila! Great...

    Small knit picker and some tubing! Voila! Great idea - I'll be picking up an extra knit picker. ($2.00??)
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