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    You are not LeBeau.
    You do not have struddle.
    I KNOW NOTH-THINK!
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    Trout, Flyfishing, Fly tying, 92 VW GTi, Blade Smithing
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Posted 10-30-2013 at 11:15 AM by random user Comments 1
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#6 Muddler Minnow (tive-r-gake a bit).


Hook: 3X Long Streamer (Mustad 9672).

Size: #6 Shown, #2 - #14.

Thread: 6/0 and kevlar for spinning.

[Start with 6/0, color doesn't matter.]

Tail: Matched pair of mottled turkey quill slips.

Body: Holographic gold Mylar tinsel.

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Posted 10-25-2013 at 09:03 AM by random user Comments 0
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Version 3: Large soft hackle / wet fly. (double hackle)
[Redundant steps not included.]


Same as before, with two hackles collared back more.

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Posted 10-25-2013 at 08:57 AM by random user Comments 4
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[This was very distracting... was too distracted by taking images to tie really nice flies and was too distracted by tying flies to take really good pics... fo gigure.]

There will be several distinct patterns in this series, but they are all sort of a blur to me, all pretty much tied out of the same materials. I have never found that any one version out performs the others; each does its own thing and has its own time and place. We are working with two iridescent materials which are...

Posted 09-25-2013 at 07:55 PM by random user Comments 3
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Hide Processing:

NOTE: Do NOT process hides if you have open cuts on your hands without laytex or nitril gloves. Be sure to REALLY wash your hands and forearms when the processing is complete. If you do manage to get an infected cut, it will grow that lovely red line up your arm rather quickly. With the warning given, I will state that I have done will over 100 times in my life with no problems and that I some woodchuck hides in my tying materials that were processed this way over...

Posted 05-05-2013 at 08:34 AM by random user Comments 0
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Much of this is cross posted here. Putting all of this in a blog, becasue this is the kind of thing I was really looking for to push me over the edge to try it.

This is a revamp of an 5 weight, 8'6" rod I am not even sure how I ended up with. The reel seat was messed up, cork was damaged where the reel seat slips under it and the guides were spiraled around the blank. The plan is to replace what I need to and leave the rest alone.

What I have learned so far:
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Nice take on the pattern....
Posted 10-30-2013 at 11:46 AM by Hardyreels Hardyreels is offline
I agree these flies...
Posted 10-26-2013 at 07:16 PM by ia_trouter ia_trouter is offline
ia trouter,
The...
Posted 10-26-2013 at 05:47 PM by random user random user is offline
I am new to fly tying,...
Posted 10-26-2013 at 05:16 PM by gzarboni gzarboni is offline
Thanks for posting this...
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