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  1. I have a Garmin Oregon series that I'm pretty...

    I have a Garmin Oregon series that I'm pretty happy with. The Oregon is a touch screen. IIRC the GSMAP has real physical buttons, which you might like but results in a longer unit with a slightly...
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    There was a video around a couple of years ago of...

    There was a video around a couple of years ago of a guy making striped rubber legs. Essentially he anchored one end in a vise, twisted the material tightly and ran a marker along it.
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    Have a wee dram of single malt before watching....

    Have a wee dram of single malt before watching. It might help clear things up.
  4. Thread: brass beads

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    I'm not sure about the status of Beatty's...

    I'm not sure about the status of Beatty's business. I thought I heard they were retiring. But their website appears to be alive and offering items for sale. I know they had a booth at the NW Fly...
  5. Thread: Mayfly ID?

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    Well you have quite a range of opinions. I'd...

    Well you have quite a range of opinions.

    I'd say it's definitely a Spinner stage due to the clear wings.

    I assume this was still or slow water? If so, that plus the size and two tails makes me...
  6. Thread: Hook size ?

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    Well I figure I'm at least 75% correct.;) I have...

    Well I figure I'm at least 75% correct.;) I have seen supposed experts disagree about whether odd hook sizes count in the XL designations. I have verified with some of my hooks that a #12 2XL is the...
  7. Thread: Hook size ?

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    A 1XL has a shank length equal to a standard...

    A 1XL has a shank length equal to a standard length hook one size larger. So a size 14 1XL is as long as a size 13 standard length hook. A size 14 2XL is the same length as a size 12 standard length...
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    I've had a similar problem with a different...

    I've had a similar problem with a different manufacturer, where my critical review was not published. I don't trust reviews on a manufacturer's website.
  9. Thread: Anchor Fly?

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    My inderstanding is that the anchor fly is the...

    My inderstanding is that the anchor fly is the heaviest fly, regardless of it's position.
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    I use mostly Bull Elk. The Cow Elk I have isn't...

    I use mostly Bull Elk. The Cow Elk I have isn't very good, but it didn't come from Blue Ribbon.
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    Here is my J Doran bobbin. It is also about 35...

    Here is my J Doran bobbin. It is also about 35 years old. Mine used to have a smaller tube that slipped inside the larger fixed tube. The larger tube was really best suited for floss or other large...
  12. I don't own any of his tools. I am sure they are...

    I don't own any of his tools. I am sure they are high quality.

    His magic tool looks like it has some advantages over the el-cheapo bulldog clip. His bobbin is interesting, but not enough to get me...
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    Nice pattern and SBS, but with due respect to Mr....

    Nice pattern and SBS, but with due respect to Mr. Moss, I'm not sure I like the name. There are a couple of places I fish that every fly turns into a moss magnet.:???:;)
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    All that red in the Cascades, from the last...

    All that red in the Cascades, from the last couple of years, has turned green and blue. Great news! The ski resorts are happy and the reservoirs will be full this summer.
  15. Thread: prince nymph

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    The original had the tips curving up. That is how...

    The original had the tips curving up. That is how I have always tied them. They started to be produced commercially with the tips curving down and now that's the way most people tie them. It probably...
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    If you have the cover in weighing position when...

    If you have the cover in weighing position when you turn it on, it should zero it out or press the Tare button.
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    The Harbor Freight scale does not come with a...

    The Harbor Freight scale does not come with a calibration weight. However a nickle weighs 5 grams and can be used to check the accuracy.
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    I can't help with a real line weight scale, but...

    I can't help with a real line weight scale, but small inexpensive electronic scales work pretty well. I picked one up at Harbor Freight for about $10 that will display grains (also grams, ounces).
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    In Oregon the few streams that have been declared...

    In Oregon the few streams that have been declared navigable, federally, are accessible below the ordinary high water mark. Other streams that may have been considered navigable at the time of...
  20. There was a recent thread on another board about...

    There was a recent thread on another board about this subject. I hope it's OK to quote Ralph Cutter from that thread. He said "... in fact have witnessed many hundreds of caddisfly pharate adults...
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    I prefer to sort through a string of blood quill...

    I prefer to sort through a string of blood quill marabou and find the feathers with a good amount of fuzz all the way to the tips. That way I get even tips without the stringy look. Unfortunately...
  22. Thread: Lake Flies

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    Some old patterns that are in my stillwater box:...

    Some old patterns that are in my stillwater box:

    The Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear is a serviceable Callibaetis nymph imitation.

    Cate's Turkey is a very effective small nymph.

    The TDC (Thompson's...
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    I dislike combat fishing. My preference would be...

    I dislike combat fishing. My preference would be to not have anyone else in sight, but that's usually not realistic. If there are miles of good water that nobody's fishing, don't set up right next to...
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    Reeve's Pheasant is a species of bird, not a...

    Reeve's Pheasant is a species of bird, not a particular feather.

    As for preservation, I'd remove any flesh or fat, apply borax to the skin, allow to dry thoroughly and then bag it.
  25. There is a loop knot that is tied the same way...

    There is a loop knot that is tied the same way called a King Sling. It's sort of a beefed up figure eight knot.
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