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    Maybe It was more than a couple of years ago. I...

    Maybe It was more than a couple of years ago. I don't think I had ever heard of tenkara at that time. He may be using a tenkara rod by now. I just tucked the idea away in the back of my mind for...
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    I talked to guy a couple of years ago in a...

    I talked to guy a couple of years ago in a streamside parking lot who said that he hadn't been fishing his one handed rods much that year because he was using a spey rod to nymph in very small...
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    I don't think this will be around more than a...

    I don't think this will be around more than a couple of days but as a dog owner I recognized all of them. ...
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    Byron, I think that what Mark was saying is that...

    Byron, I think that what Mark was saying is that I often try to put some humor into my posts. I should probably have put a smiley there but I seldom remember them. I wasn't trying to offend anyone.
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    Luke, ignore these fools! You have your...

    Luke, ignore these fools! You have your priorities right. A new fly rod is a luxury item worth saving up for but never worth cutting into meeting your current responsibilities.
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    They look good. You might try them a little...

    They look good. You might try them a little smaller too. Carl Richards said in one of his books that the TVA tailwaters were full of cinnamon caddis which have about a size sixteen olive larva. I...
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    Have you talked to the people in the fly tying...

    Have you talked to the people in the fly tying area of the store about what you use? When I worked in retail we almost always ordered that kind low price item if someone asked about it. The boss...
  8. I think that excessively dense wings can add air...

    I think that excessively dense wings can add air resistance and contribute to leader twisting. That said, I do tend to put denser wings on flies like humpies that I plan on fishing in rough water. ...
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    You think that shows up faults? I once used one...

    You think that shows up faults? I once used one of my fly pictures to test putting a photo on a fifty inch t.v. screen before showing some family pictures that night. My nice smooth dubbed body...
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    Actually I agree with Martin but another option...

    Actually I agree with Martin but another option would be a product called wee wool. I don't know who makes it as I got it in a big batch of used fly tying stuff with just the name of the store on...
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    Most commonly for streamer wings. The first...

    Most commonly for streamer wings. The first pattern that comes to mind is a black nosed dace where bear hair would be the center segment of the wing (over white and under brown natural bucktail) .
  12. Actually Marc, he is retired and got talked into...

    Actually Marc, he is retired and got talked into taking this assignment when the previous guy backed out. They did site familiarization stuff this week and are now waiting to get going. They...
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    They will both catch fish as others have said. ...

    They will both catch fish as others have said. You are probably aware of the gap in the hackle on the bugger. Eventually you'll find that you don't do that automatically but you might want to be...
  14. Thanks guys. If It was me I'd be asking about a...

    Thanks guys. If It was me I'd be asking about a good bookstore or some interesting jazz or blues but they like blackjack. I get bored playing though I have dealt at charity events.
  15. Thanks Uncle jess.e

    Thanks Uncle jess.e
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    overnight or weekend stays for two at a fancy...

    overnight or weekend stays for two at a fancy motel near a good trout stream. Winners should be happy whether they fish or not
  17. need information on Kansas City area (not flyfishing)

    My brother is in that area to work for a couple of months but has a few days of sitting around after he finished his training before the work starts. He and his wife are wondering if there is a...
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    I use fly lines from two to six weight for...

    I use fly lines from two to six weight for panfish. On windless days where I don't expect to make long casts the two weight is fun. On windy days when I'm wading the shoreline and casting out...
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    Maybe we just don't have all that many new tyers...

    Maybe we just don't have all that many new tyers on the board? Really just bumping this up to see of there is any interest.
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    Good luck with the surgery Wayne. My mother had...

    Good luck with the surgery Wayne. My mother had it done many years ago and It made a great difference in her lifestyle.
    Luke, I looked up the Gabriel's trumpet pattern and it looks interesting. I...
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    Attn. new tyers

    Is there any interest in a beginners fly swap this year? Parnelli has run one in years past but I understand that he isn't doing so this year. This is a very good way to improve your skills and...
  22. I read the book and enjoyed It. Unfortunately, I...

    I read the book and enjoyed It. Unfortunately, I can't review it on amazon as I have no purchases on my account (free downloads don't count). I wasn't aware of this requirement when I downloaded...
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    There Is no one of that name in the members list....

    There Is no one of that name in the members list. The list was culled of inactive members some years ago. It is possible that he is still lurking if you want to post some contact information for...
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    Sticky: I have a dozen visible fur ants ready to go. ...

    I have a dozen visible fur ants ready to go. Just have to tie something a little bigger for the shadow box.
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    Sticky: I have been offline for a few days and expected...

    I have been offline for a few days and expected to find a lot of people signed up for this. Maybe move it to the main forum as a lot of people are not looking at this swap board would make a...
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