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    Scott, That is a great pattern and one I will be...

    Scott,
    That is a great pattern and one I will be tying.
    wcglass
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    I use them for Steelhead....

    I use them for Steelhead.
    http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff122/reclusrv/DSC01455.jpg
    wcglass
  3. Thread: Thread snap

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    I snap the thread or cut it. For me it's a...

    I snap the thread or cut it. For me it's a question of whether or not I've waxed my thread, if I have it's easy to snap. Whip finishing is generally a 3 whip finish on Trout flies, more whips on...
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    Not trying to be funny, but aren't they small...

    Not trying to be funny, but aren't they small plastic baits?
    wcglass
  5. Thread: Polar Bear

    by wcglass
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    I have used Polar Bear for a long time and still...

    I have used Polar Bear for a long time and still do. The Polar Bear I have can be tricky, it's very hard and extremely slippery. When tying it in as a wing, I was taught to keep a little of the under...
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    If it's the cigar grip with cork band reel seat...

    If it's the cigar grip with cork band reel seat rod pictured, I would place a low value on that rod of $150 to a high of around $200. I don't know if you'll get the price, as Sceptres are not a well...
  7. Thread: Funny Material

    by wcglass
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    Look at some of Hans Wielenmann's patterns, I...

    Look at some of Hans Wielenmann's patterns, I believe there are one or three and more that he uses that netting for bodies and ribbing
    wcglass
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    A very under utilized feather. Gartside worked...

    A very under utilized feather. Gartside worked magic with these. I really like the second version, with one side stripped.
    Thanks
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    I use the KISS method, especially with novice...

    I use the KISS method, especially with novice tiers present.
    Wingless dry fly, all the way down to 20's, all hackle type or Catskill style minus the wing, can impress even the jaded masters.
    Soft...
  10. Lots of great info given here, I would add this; ...

    Lots of great info given here, I would add this;
    Since the 60's, I have and still use heads of various designs and manufacture on my single hand rods. They range in length from 27' to 35',...
  11. If I'm just looking for general...

    If I'm just looking for general info/technique/entertainment I will look at videos. If I want specific details and info I like SBS and books that I can refer to without all the other distractions...
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    It is a reputable company that is the discount...

    It is a reputable company that is the discount division of Leland Outfitters, a San Francisco Bay Area fly shop and internet business. wcglass
  13. Thread: Steelhead Rod

    by wcglass
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    Inland rivers, medium to large size fish, 13' to...

    Inland rivers, medium to large size fish, 13' to 15' 7/8wt two-handed rods, for swinging flies. Coastal rivers, 9' to 9.5' 7wt-8wt and 9wt glass and graphite single handed rods, shooting heads,...
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    I'm going to say it's a spool from a Shakespeare...

    I'm going to say it's a spool from a Shakespeare "Speedex" multiplier. A Young design, produced while Shakespeare owned the name and company.
    wcglass
  15. Thread: Dry fly tails

    by wcglass
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    I'm using Mink tail and Spade hackle depending on...

    I'm using Mink tail and Spade hackle depending on the style and size of the fly I want to tie. wcglass
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    Classic Reels for Trout Young 15A in 3 1/8", ...

    Classic Reels for Trout
    Young 15A in 3 1/8", 3 1/2", or Hardy Perfect or St. George
    Modern Reels forTrout or Bass
    Any Tibor of appropriate size

    Saltwater Reels
    Tibor
    Classic Saltwater...
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