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Forum: Share Patterns 01-21-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Woven Hares Ear Tutorial

Thats a really neat way to tie a fly, I'll have to try that soon.
Thanks, Cabot
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By bekiu002
Re: What's your pocket knife? What ya suggest to go with?

I go back and forth between my SOG flash I and my Kershaw Leek. I really like them both but I would like to add a Spyderco Delica 4.
Cabot
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-06-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By bekiu002
Re: general supply store

The fly shop inside the Cabelas is pretty good for general stuff that is not worth the shipping and handling but can be a bit more expensive. The MN Fly Angler is good to but also more expansive...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,477
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Will I get banned from the forum for this?

Fur from an overweight black lab works great for dubbing, nymphs sink like a rock.
Cabot
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-03-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Pet Inspired Patterns / Uses

Fur from my sisters black lab Shadow and my parents red mutt Cassie have both found there way into the coffee grinder I use to make dubbing. The natural fur adds a really buggy look to a blend of...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-03-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Has anyone used the 6th Finger Scissors?

I haven't used them yet but I am hoping to get a pair this Christmas. I don't know what model you are looking at but here is a review from the Roughfisher who is really hard on scissors. ...
Forum: Fly Patterns 10-07-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 907
Posted By bekiu002
Cab's Olive Scud

{colsp=2}Cab's Olive Scud

Cab's Olive Scud | http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f17/FlyGoddess/NAFFF%20Chronis/IMG_2704.jpg
Originator of pattern if known | Bekiu002
Tied and Submitted by |...
Forum: Fly Swap 09-14-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,675
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Bass and Panfish Swap

All the flies look great, thanks everyone. These swaps are always a lot of fun.
Cabot
Forum: Fly Swap Pictures 09-14-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,467
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Bass and Panfish Swap, Summer 2010

Great flies everyone! I love that deer hair popper, might have to give that a try this winter.
Cabot
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By bekiu002
Re: No More FishingMonkey

Sounds good. I didn't know you could change names, I have been using a school ID from a school I no longer attend. But, I don't plan on changing it because bekiu002 rolls off the tongue so nicely....
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,388
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Best all-around rod weight?

The only rod I use is a 6wt avid. I mainly fish for trout and bass (occasionally other rough fish like redhorse suckers) with it and had no real problems so far. The only time I have felt under...
Forum: Share Patterns 08-29-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By bekiu002
Re: A couple spey's

Beautiful flies, I think I might feel bad actually using them.
Cabot
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-28-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Instructional Video

I forgot to post the link to their fly tying 101 section, which really helped me last winter when I was starting out. It is full of just general info for beginners.
Fly Fishing Videos, Fly Tying...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-28-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Instructional Video

I really like the videos on Anglers Net, they don't talk you through the steps but they show them really well. Here is the link to their video archives.
Anglers Net - Fly Tying Videos...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,054
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Good waterproof fly box

So far I have been very happy with Allen fly boxes, but I have yet to really beat them up.
Cabot
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,775
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Vest or Pack

I have been using Cabela's Willow Creek vest I picked up over a year ago. It has done everything I have asked it too with no wear and tear, I am very happy with it. Best part was it cost me $20!...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By bekiu002
Re: New Reel Stiffness?

Mystery solved, nothing to due with retrieve just line rubbing against the frame. The person who spooled it up for me at the shop must have been in a bit of a hurry putting the line on the spool. I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By bekiu002
New Reel Stiffness?

I took the plunge and bought my self a Lamson Velocity Reel before I head to Southern Minnesota for the weekend. Its a beautiful reel, but the drag seems very stiff. I have the knob set to the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,606
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Fly Fishing Riffles, Run and Pool

Tim Landwehr's videos were a big help when I was first learning to fly cast and this video on reading the water was a big help my first time up.
I have seen a member on this forum who wears a...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-09-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Storing your materials

Jojer- the binders is a pretty clever idea. I keep most of my materials in a plastic three drawer unit from target. I use an old plastic container that was meant for hot wheels cars to keep...
Forum: Fly Swap 06-30-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,675
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Bass and Panfish Swap

My flies are all finished, I hope to get to a post office in the next few days. I'll post a picture if I can get near a decent camera over the fourth.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-30-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,975
Posted By bekiu002
Herbert Miner

Has anyone used Whitings Herbert Miner pro grade? How are the feathers compared to a bronze or silver grade whiting cape? Is the only difference length with Whiting's? I won't have a chance to look...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-26-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Mono-loops

That's what I wanted to know thank you very much.
Cabot
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-26-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By bekiu002
Mono-loops

I have been thinking about tying some hoppicators lately, but I have one question. How do you make the mono-loops that you tie on the hook shank?
Thanks, Cabot
...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-17-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,554
Posted By bekiu002
Re: Favorite Wooly-Bugger Dressing?

I love Olive Woolly Buggers, so simple but so effective. Holo-tinsel looks great in woolly bugger tails, especially when its moving in the water. If you use a lot Holo-tinsel it can be bought for...
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