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    Thanks, Bugsy. You got it right on. For the...

    Thanks, Bugsy. You got it right on. For the rest, thanks for your suggestions and I apologize for not making the question clearer. I have recently seen some great fly tying demos using flat...
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    Taking the Bright Out of Brass Beads

    Does anyone have a suggestion on how to "dull" brass beads? The brightness of the beads is sometimes a good thing and other times, like right now, it seems to scatter fish. I have considered several...
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    Soft Hackle form a drift boats

    Any suggestions about how to effective fish soft hackles from a drift boat? Sophisticated fish, not such a great heritage of the fly fishers. How is it done on the the White River in Arkansas?
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    Minor Problem with Golden Tippet to Hook

    I am having problems tying a #12 Black Pennell. All goes well with the exception of the tail. The pattern calls for tippet feathers from the neck of a Golden Pheasant. I can tie in the tail, but...
  5. Thread: Crazy Goof

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    Nice fly! Is that a forerunner to the goofus...

    Nice fly! Is that a forerunner to the goofus bugs that begat the Humpy?
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    LastChance, For Grip hooks in the US, I woud...

    LastChance,
    For Grip hooks in the US, I woud start at Great Feathers and go from there. http://greatfeathers.com/hooks/index.aspx

    Another of my favorites is Fly Tying Specialties ...
  7. Thread: Foam Crazy...

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    Timothy Leary = LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide)...

    Timothy Leary = LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) and "turn on, tune in, drop out"

    I thought the foam that Weise demonstrated had color all the way through. I still have one sheet of it. I...
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    NJTroutbum Nice photo! I am finding the MG to...

    NJTroutbum

    Nice photo! I am finding the MG to be in many styles and forms with the components of the red butt, yellow body being consistent. In the same way of wanting to know what the original...
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    Byron, In Bruce's book the Blonde was tyed with...

    Byron,
    In Bruce's book the Blonde was tyed with ginger hackle instead of brown and no tinsel. Is that how you recall the pattern, or do you know of another variation? The mallard does appear to be...
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    Thanks John! I should of thought about Bruce....

    Thanks John! I should of thought about Bruce. Instead of buying his book I've been squandering my money on foolish things. I'll remedy that tonight
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    Mormon Girl Dry Fly

    I am trying to find the original Mormon Girl dry fly pattern for the Little Yellow stonefly, Isoperla mormona. I can find plenty of wet fly patterns and can see how they can be adapted to a dry...
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