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Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,217
Posted By professor
Re: Why Isn't Flyfishing Growing in Popularity?

As a high school teacher, I have the opportunity to talk to students about various hobbies like hunting and fishing. Over the last 10 years, I have seen a steady decline in both areas. At one point...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By professor
Re: Oddest Place for Fly Tying...

Being a teacher I have a vice in my desk drawer that I clamp on in the morning while waiting for my classes to start. I get a lot of interest and questions from students. This past year I had one...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-17-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 56,702
Posted By professor
Re: Let's see your tying station

The nets are my recent project. I always wanted to try making a net so I did a little reasearch, built a steamer and gave it a go. At this point I have made 14, gave 4 away as early X-Mas gifts and...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-17-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 56,702
Posted By professor
Re: Let's see your tying station

Here are a few pictures of my tying area, which I share with my woodworking shop/garage. My garage is 36x36 and I am having trouble fitting the car and truck in.

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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-12-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,653
Posted By professor
Re: Big Hole,...Salmonflies...Its On!!!

Once again, thanks for the excellent update on the surround Madison valley area. I will be pulling out on Sunday, and it is starting to sound a bit more promising with water levels dropping.

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Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By professor
Re: New Guy

Welcome to the forum Como, fly fishing and fly tying can be very addicting, and also belonging to this forum.


Professor
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By professor
Great find from yesteryear

Thought I would share this picture with everyone. I came across this old spring-house while native fishing a small mountain stream in north central PA. It was built into the side of a slate rock...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-05-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By professor
Re: YNP Madison..very fishable right now..(pics)..

Moe, thank for all the river reports and great pictures. You are making me very itchy to get my trip started.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-05-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By professor
Re: Beaverhead...a few pics and a weekly report..

Moe, what size yellow pt cruizers were you using if I may ask. Are they the ones in the second row of you fly box picture.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-05-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,653
Posted By professor
Re: Big Hole,...Salmonflies...Its On!!!

Great pics! I am usually in that area this week but I had to reschedule my trip until the 17th. The salmon fly will be long gone by then but I will still enjoy my time there. I have notice that...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By professor
Re: Big Horn

Ray Charles, ray charles soft hackle. pinky soft hackle, pink shrimp, scuds and sow bugs - size 18 and 20
Big horn worm.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-29-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By professor
Re: May 17th on the Bighorn

Looks like another good day on the Horn. Slimfast, I think you will be pleasantly surprised once you hit the river.
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By professor
Re: Removing Split Shots

I have a small Swiss army knife attached to my vest and use the blade to open the split shot. The scissors also come in handy for modifying hackle on flies.
Forum: Member Introductions 05-29-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By professor
Re: New to the Board

Thanks for the warm welcome. Mark, how I wish I was retiring - I still have two more years to go before I can retire. The years are going by pretty fast so it won't be long. I hope time slows down...
Forum: Flies 05-28-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,872
Posted By professor
Re: Looking for Sow bug

I am sure the fly shop in State College carries a sow bug pattern that works on Spring Creek. I think this is the pattern they carry:
14 -20 hook
gray ostrich herl body
scud back shell
mono rib...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-28-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By professor
New to the Board

Hi all,

My name is Terry (professor), I will be finishing my 33rd year in education on June 4, and I thought I would take a minute and introduce myself. I am from Northwest Pennsylvania and enjoy...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 05-27-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,648
Posted By professor
Fly Tying Thread Carousel

I have 4 solid oak, hand crafted thread carousel, revolves 360 degrees, hold 84 spools - 21 on each side, plus 9 spots on top for various tying tools. The size is 11 1/2 high by 4 1/2 square, each...
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