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    Check Allen. They run specials now and then. I...

    Check Allen. They run specials now and then. I don't ever buy beads so I'm not sure if this is a good price, but here's a link to see.

    http://www.allenflyfishing.com/fly-tying-beads/
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    Clouser type streamers with beadchain eyes in...

    Clouser type streamers with beadchain eyes in sizes 4 & 6 are my go-to crappie fly. I like them to ride hook up near sticks and brush to keep hang-ups to a minimum.
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    Make a paste with Italian seasoning and olive...

    Make a paste with Italian seasoning and olive oil. Salt and pepper the cavity, squeeze some lemon juice into it, then coat the inside with the paste. Grease foil with butter, put thinly sliced...
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    I use a TFO TiCrx 8 for salt and bass. It's a...

    I use a TFO TiCrx 8 for salt and bass. It's a good stick. Tough as nails. A bit heavy, but it will stop a truck. I've pulled 5 lb bass out of the sticks, and put the brakes on bones up to 12 with...
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    I was in Singapore last year, fishing at a small...

    I was in Singapore last year, fishing at a small reservoir. I had some fruit in my bag, and left it setting on a park bench. Heard some commotion behind me. There were four monkeys raiding my...
  6. Thread: New Rod Holders

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    http://troutunlimitedblog.com/homemade-rod-tubes-c...

    http://troutunlimitedblog.com/homemade-rod-tubes-cause-problems-for-pilot-and-secret-service/
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    I travel for a living. I carry my stuff rather...

    I travel for a living. I carry my stuff rather than hope the airline gets it to my destination. I'm off to Singapore tomorrow thru Atlanta and Tokyo. In the past year I've been thru Rome,...
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    I had a feeling that the bones would be around...

    I had a feeling that the bones would be around there. The water was just a bit deeper than I'm used to. Usually I sight fish flats for them. I'm a civilian pilot flying military contracts in and out...
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    Fun At Diego Garcia....

    Had some time to fish on this past trip. One day was all jacks. They're fun to catch and they pull hard. Got a stingray, also. About 3 feet across. Took about 20 minutes before I even knew what...
  10. Thread: Singapore?

    by fr8dog
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    Singapore?

    Just got a call to head out there tomorrow. Been there a few times, but haven't fished. They have peacock bass in the lakes. I know it's a stretch, but if anyone has any info please send a pm. ...
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    For hooks: ...

    For hooks:

    http://www.jannsnetcraft.com/mustad-fly-tying-hooks/810334.aspx
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    OK. I know who to ask. Everything I do in that...

    OK. I know who to ask. Everything I do in that size has been on a lighter wire hook (570 type). Standby...........Call you back..

    Just got off the phone and that 630 hook won't fit my mold.
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    I just looked at my 1/32 mold. Shank length...

    I just looked at my 1/32 mold. Shank length doesn't matter, it's the eye above the bend. I took a Dremel to it and have done #4-8 that I remember. I think I did 10's for a guy a long time ago, but...
  14. Thread: Bass Rod?

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    I use the TFO Ticr x rods. Good price, nice...

    I use the TFO Ticr x rods. Good price, nice action (for me). Warranty and service are excellent. Had a guide come loose on one. Had it back in 3 days. Never a problem since. I have them in 7,8,...
  15. Thread: Crappie Flies

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    The little boogers are a blast on the fly. The...

    The little boogers are a blast on the fly. The clouser is a good choice because they like to be around cover, and it rides hook up. Less snags. I tie on light wire hooks that pull free from sticks...
  16. Thread: Italian Sausage

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    Italian Sausage

    Since there's lots of food pics, here's my project for the day. Pork was on sale. I cannot resist. These will hit the pan with peppers and onions. Did 20# of Italian today. Last week was 20# of...
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    I use the Griffin Oddesey. Most of my stuff is...

    I use the Griffin Oddesey. Most of my stuff is done on #10 through 2's. Works well. I have tied thousands of flies and crappie jigs on it. My son uses it to tie on sizes into the 20's with no...
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    My knowledge of FF in Hawaii is for bones on...

    My knowledge of FF in Hawaii is for bones on Oahu. Did a bit of peacock fishing on Lake Wilson there, also. Talk to these guys. They may have the info for you, and could have some leads for your...
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    I get out there every couple months. Drive this....

    I get out there every couple months. Drive this. One of the last pax carrying DC-8's around.

    http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/small/000/604/604381.jpg
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    Thanks for the ID. The triggers are small,...

    Thanks for the ID. The triggers are small, 10-12". Bizillions of them and they are aggressive little buggers. Found that if I stripped the fly across the surface a gang of them would chase it...
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    Ascension Island

    Had a couple hours to kill on a trip to Ascension. Threw clousers into the surf. Finally figured out a way to keep the triggers away from my fly and got a few of these. I have no idea what they...
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    Might apply to Hawaiian bones, also. Seems to be...

    Might apply to Hawaiian bones, also. Seems to be a common phrase though. (Uncensored painting is on the wall of a fly shop on Oahu.)
    ...
  23. Thread: Eyes

    by fr8dog
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    http://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47a2d708b3127ccef1...

    http://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47a2d708b3127ccef16ff9ba51ec00000030O00IaOGrRqzbsQe3nwU/cC/f%3D0/ps%3D50/r%3D0/rx%3D550/ry%3D400/
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    I'll play!! ...

    I'll play!!

    http://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47a2d708b3127ccef16f85e1d0b900000030O00IaOGrRqzbsQe3nwU/cC/f%3D0/ps%3D50/r%3D0/rx%3D550/ry%3D400/
  25. Thread: Guess

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    I'll send the funds using the $1000 Target gift...

    I'll send the funds using the $1000 Target gift cards that I keep "winning". Send me your name, SSN, Birthdate, and bank account # so I can make the transfer.
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