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Old 01-05-2013, 04:16 PM
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my hat is always off to you classic tyers...such an art form for sure...and it is one of the foundation stones of our pursuit as anglers...

I do make my own rods...especially from bamboo...my flies are strictly for fishing...but do qualify as big streamers...I am working on tying some of the classic patterns...but it is a work in progress...

here are a few tie's from homegrown materials(from harvests or my ranch)

gadwall,wild turkey,elk & moose mane, even some buffalo tail...

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and w/ a little flash...some guinea hen too from my friends yard bird...and a woodie too...

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all work well for big trout and other species as well...when they are wet and moving they look a bit different...I am tying up some articulated ones too...
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public water 20"er
public land pope & young

Breac à linne, slat à coille is fiadh à f́reach - mèirle às nach do ghabh gàidheal riamh nàire.
a fish from the river, a rod from the woods and a stag from the mountain , thefts ne'er a Gael was ashamed
...and old gaelic proverb...

my blog & website
http://wmflyrodco.com/

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