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    I tie this in pink, great fly. Thanks for...

    I tie this in pink, great fly. Thanks for posting.
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    make any fly weedless

    The Aug-sept issue of Fly Fisherman has a blurb, where basically you leave the tag end on your clinch knot long and thread it back thru the hook eye. I haven't tried it, but 2 things make me...
  3. Thread: SBS Index

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    FYI the dropbox worked fine for me, I bookmarked...

    FYI
    the dropbox worked fine for me, I bookmarked the page and I could still access it this am. Thanks again for this, there were a couple of particular interest to me I missed the first time...
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    great! I just subscribed to this thread to make...

    great! I just subscribed to this thread to make it ez to find - thanks for your contributions
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    Not to hijack, but I, too have heard good...

    Not to hijack, but

    I, too have heard good things about that rod. I went with the BVK mainly because of overall weight. I have an Orvis power matrix 6wt saltwater rod I was using for smallies,...
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    I use a TFO BVK 6wt with the fighting butt. If...

    I use a TFO BVK 6wt with the fighting butt. If you want to build it, the blanks are available from J stockard, who is a sponsor here
    http://www.jsflyfishing.com/tfo-bvk-fly-rod-blank

    I use a 7wt...
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    *My wife found out that our dog (a...

    *My wife found out that our dog (a Schnauzer) could hardly hear, so she took it to the veterinarian. The vet found that the problem was hair in the dog's ears.




    He...
  8. I also just noticed the "old Issues" tab, that is...

    I also just noticed the "old Issues" tab, that is a nice touch also. Thanks for all you do for the site
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    ok how bout a kodiak fish in????

    ok how bout a kodiak fish in????
  10. cool fly, I looked up Hans' SBS on this (sawyer...

    cool fly, I looked up Hans' SBS on this (sawyer PT), no thread just wire in the tie.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1Jd1YAMntw
  11. I would like to know the name of this guy and the...

    I would like to know the name of this guy and the lodge. I think you have shown great restraint in not naming names. We should all be able to avoid this guy/place.
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    tandem rigs for larger flies

    I am thinking of trying to rig two fairly large flies (both weighted size 4) in a tandem rig for river smallmouth. I am thinking of using a variation of option 2 listed here...
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    thanks for the pics, looks like fun, i need to...

    thanks for the pics, looks like fun, i need to put this on my "list"
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    Sticky: I wanted to bump this thread, there are many new...

    I wanted to bump this thread, there are many new members that may like to know an easy way to post pics, see first posts...
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    The brookies loved this yesterday

    http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc463/pillcaster/P1020450_zps90a6921f.jpg

    I applied floatant and cast up/side stream to fish it dry (think inchworm), then tugged it under and fished it wet on...
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    I have never hunted for them myself, I just buy...

    I have never hunted for them myself, I just buy it online
    http://www.flytyersdungeon.com/Materials/synthetichair.htm

    Recently I was fishing with a fellow during a heavy Adams hatch, he said the...
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    LOL good as any!!

    LOL good as any!!
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    Wulff style flies with a non divided wing?

    Do they have a name? I tie these with congo hair instead of calf tail and dont divide the wing, does this style/type of fly have a name? It is not really a parachute because the hackle is not wound...
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    A sink tip line may be useful also, to get the...

    A sink tip line may be useful also, to get the streamer down to the crappie, in the large lake I fish the depth under the bridges may be 30 feet.
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    kershaw knives

    For the last 30 years I have carried the smallest Victorinex swiss army knife, which I have used daily, and was very happy with it. I hear folks say "tools that are supposed to do everything really...
  21. great post Warren Thanks to Silver, your...

    great post Warren

    Thanks to Silver, your replies are always well thought out and informative.

    I have always used fin damage to ID wild vs stocked fish, I did not know this would heal in time...
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    I don't like a loud clicker on my reels either. ...

    I don't like a loud clicker on my reels either.
    I have several of the Allen trout reels, the old version, and they do not click.
    http://www.allenflyfishing.com/trout-ii-reel-series/

    I have...
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    I like this pattern, I will tie up a couple and...

    I like this pattern, I will tie up a couple and give them a try. When would you add wire rib to the body, like the elk hair caddis? Is that only if you are tying in hackle in the body? I sometimes...
  24. When I saw the pictures of the sculpins, I...

    When I saw the pictures of the sculpins, I immediately thought of the Pine Squirrel Cheater, which I use on almost every trout trip. I tie mine on a size 10 jig hook to bump the bottom.
    Here is a...
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    drawers are nice, I followed this guy step by...

    drawers are nice, I followed this guy step by step and it turned out great using my table saw and router table
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UO25v3CnOU

    I used the metal side slides, and...
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