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Forum: Flies 02-20-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,713
Posted By docdahlonega
Re: Sheep Fly?

You will find the pattern in the book " Tying and Fishing Southern Appalachian Trout Flies" by Don Howell. Don was the father of Kevin Howell, the current owner of Davidson River Outfitters and...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-19-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,485
Posted By docdahlonega
Re: Bamboo Rod Makers?

I built my first two in an Oyster class. I fish one, and gave the second one to my son. Yes, we started with a culm of boo. We split it, planed it, glued, and several hours later we had a rod. I...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-18-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By docdahlonega
Re: What do you tie for?

I tie for several reasons. I tie to donate to my TU club. I tie to give flies to my son. I tie so that I can fish. I tie to save money. I tie to be creative. Most of all, I tie because I enjoy it.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-18-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,654
Posted By docdahlonega
Re: More Woven Body Flies

Daang! Those are not the first flies you have tied. Great job!
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-18-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,485
Posted By docdahlonega
Re: Bamboo Rod Makers?

I have been fishing bamboo for about a year now and absolutely love it. I've built two rods, and am on my first solo project.It's hard to explain, but it's just a great way to fish.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-28-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,535
Posted By docdahlonega
Re: Storage Ideas for Fly Inventory

Ditto the Plano boxes. Minimum cost, maximum visibility and portability. Also easy to keep organized.
Forum: Everything Else 05-25-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,687
Posted By docdahlonega
Re: Fly Fishing Bamboo

Doug, Great post. I too fished graphite for years, and regarded bamboo as either too expensive, or the realm of elitist snobs. Luckily, I was given a week at an Oyster course, and over the course of...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-17-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,832
Posted By docdahlonega
Re: Fly Tying Vise - need advise

Bluebird I have had a Renzetti Traveler for several years and have tied a thousand flies with it. The problems I have had with it include problems with the jaws not holding the hooks and the rotary...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-01-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By docdahlonega
Re: Temple Fork Outfitter Rods

Mike. I have a 8' 6' 5wt and 9' 6wt in the TFO Professional series. I also have an 8'9" 5wt in the Finesse series. These are great travel rods and you can't beat the price. I bought both my sons 8'6"...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-07-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By docdahlonega
Hi from docdahlonega

Glad to be a new member of the forum. I live in a small town in the mountains of north Georgia. With the exception of a trip to Montana every year, I fish the streams of Georgia and North Carolina....
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-07-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By docdahlonega
Re: Ernest Schwiebert Nymph Patterns

I think the type of nymph you use depends on what type of fish you are casting to. If they are freshly stocked trout, then a generic pattern will probably do. But if the fish are wild, especially in ...
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