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Forum: The Lodge Den Yesterday, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By hairwing530
Re: New addition

Hey Ryan,

A heartfelt congratulations on the new addition to the family from my neck of the woods, and a creel's worth of prayers for Cole's health and his speedy release from the hospital's NICU...
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-30-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,110
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Pond Scum

Since early on in my lifetime, I've enjoyed a wealth of hours spent astream AND afield. Raised by a grandfather who loved the outdoors-- and so passed it on to me --we fished during "the season" and...
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-29-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Congratulations McNerney!

A HUGE "Kudos" is sent from my end as well, Larry. Congrats on your posting milestone!

And, B.E.F.? Mr. McNerney isn't "yappy..." He's responsive, and I would rather he didn't change a thing. In...
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-28-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 16,319
Posted By hairwing530
Re: I Met Myself Last Night...

First... Last... Always...

I studied the lines on his face that mapped his many seasons spent outdoors, and especially astream. Their general shape was re-drawn time and again with every flexing...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-28-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,969
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Two more packages will be awaiting my mail carrier's pick-up later this morning. And, the plans still are in place for a few more boxes to be finished in the coming days before week's end...

Just...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-27-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Barbless Tungsten Nymphs with a Twist

craigthor,

I don't know what I did to deserve such a generous honor, but a heartfelt thanks is sent your way from northern Michigan. So, too, is a wish that the Man Upstairs forever blesses you...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-27-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,969
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Just to update those "in waiting," another load heads for the mailbox later this morning, with more to head out as the week progresses. With the daytime temps hitting the 90-degree mark, I don't plan...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,009
Posted By hairwing530
Re: When Your Best Is Deemed "Not Good Enough..."

Sage advice, ia trouter, regarding the "rolling with it" and maintaining what's left of my sanity. Many thanks for reminding me of that simple fact of life, one that had gotten lost in the shuffle...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-22-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,969
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

You're welcome, roondy888. And, as for the referrals? I'll take any and all you care to send my way. I enjoy both what I do, and the reasons why I tie as much as I do, and I hope that comes across in...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,009
Posted By hairwing530
Re: When Your Best Is Deemed "Not Good Enough..."

ia trouter,

I hear you about the 100 percent satisfaction aspect, and since I'm just a busy tier and not a business in any way, shape or form, I've long been aware of the downfalls/pitfalls...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-21-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,969
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Thanks, doctex. I'm honored that you would "spend" your first post on "my kids," my flies and me. Welcome to the best fly-fishing forum on the planet! You're going to like it here...

Safe wades...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,009
Posted By hairwing530
Re: When Your Best Is Deemed "Not Good Enough..."

steve,

I certainly do remember DLTBGYD, and I've long tried to rise/stay above the ****/garbage handed out by a select few. And, for the most part, I've been successful in that approach,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,009
Posted By hairwing530
Re: When Your Best Is Deemed "Not Good Enough..."

planettrout,

Even years after his death, the lyrics to "Garden Party" still carry a ring of truth to them. It's sad to think back on the fact that the late Rick Nelson joined the ranks of other...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,009
Posted By hairwing530
Re: When Your Best Is Deemed "Not Good Enough..."

With first light still lingering behind a curtain of darkness, this morning brings with it a packing up of the BS and the j-holes who started it all, and dropping kicking it to the curb--...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,009
Posted By hairwing530
Re: When Your Best Is Deemed "Not Good Enough..."

Guys,

THANK YOU!! Just when I start to think that one more shot to the gut or another right cross might put me down on the mat, you manage to rally together and make me stagger to my feet for...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-20-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,969
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

You're quite welcome, mlob1one. Always a pleasure, my friend...

Be safe on the water, and tighten a line for yours truly when you can. And, thank you once again for thinking of "my kids" and me......
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-20-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,969
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

bulldog29,

You can drop me a PM and we can hash out the details, or shoot me an e-mail at home at: jwarrington1 at copper dot com. Paypal works best for me, but we can talk about that via...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,009
Posted By hairwing530
When Your Best Is Deemed "Not Good Enough..."

When I first started tying flies, it was an endeavor born of curiosity and necessity. Back in my formative years, flies more often were "home-spun" as opposed to "store-bought," as my grandfather was...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-20-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,969
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

With four packages slated for delivery in today's mail, I added another five shipments to the mix this morning. Hopefully, they all will find their way to their new homes much more quickly than two...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Pics of flies by hairwing530 in action

Guys,

Thanks for the early AM "pick-me-up." Seeing the beautiful surroundings in which you fish, coupled with some of the fine trout taken within such places, gladdens the ol' heart and allows me...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,039
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Flies and/or Supplies for Project Healing Waters and Casting for Recovery (2015)

jaybo41,

Thank you for your words of praise. I try to tie up the lot of my flies with the hope that they will help to make a difference of sorts, both in the immediate sense, and also somewhere...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-17-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,969
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Four more packages were dropped at the Grayling post office this morning, with the prospects of two or three more being ready for tomorrow's mail becoming more realistic by the hour. Guys, please let...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-17-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,969
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

You're quite welcome, Mike. I like to take care of my "friends/fishing cronies..."

And, thanks for letting me know of their arrival. Much appreciated...

Stay safe on the water, and give me a...
Forum: Fly Tying Articles 07-16-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Fly Tying Stations

Hello bob3700,

A roll-top tying desk is a great dream to have, as it provides the perfect set-up if your tying area/room happen to be a "high traffic" area-- spelled within eyesight of those of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Orvis Clearwater model 865 rod and reel brand new for $125

bulldog29,

At the risk of repetition, welcome to the forum! You've just landed squarely in the finest fly-fishing forum on the planet, one that comes with an amazing group of "fly-wranglers..."
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