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  1. Wilkinson Sunray step by step

    I got a little thick with the materials on this particular fly but was reluctant to do a second for this post. Trying to get good photos while tying is hard enough without having a redo.....

    First thing to know is that I use the Pro Sportfisher line of tube fly components, you may have HMH or another brand so you may have to skip some things or not.

    I am now using the 40mm tubing with the extension cut to about 1/2 inch behind the body of the fly. Having a shorter extension ...
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  2. Beginner or not this may make sense.

    From my experiences I gave some fly fishing 101 advice. It seemed good enough to preserve so I'm putting it here. Maybe it can help you too?

    A member posted this...


    [Quote] My situation....first off I'm still very green, like sub 2 months of experience. Fishing the tailwater of the Jackson river in the Hot Springs Virginia area. I throw every dry in my box and have trout after trout reject them at the last second. I thought it was a hookset timing problem so I searched ...
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  3. Took a trip to fish for Grayling;

    This is also located in the Coldwater Fishing sub forum but I'm saving it here so I know where it is.

    Recently someone told me that we don't have hardly any fishing report threads for the past "few years". You and I know that's not the case but rather than sit on my hands I decided to do a little thing of my own.

    By noon Monday August 19 I had tired of sitting around grousing over low water and poor fisheries management so I threw together an overnight load ...
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  4. Fishing Dogs;

    There have been many a post on the forum asking about dog breeds for fishing and for the most part I remained mute as members remarked about their dogs. Bear in mind that talking down a mans dog is in the same category as bad mouthing his family and that should go without saying is a no no.

    I've fished with some four legged friends dating back into the seventies when I was young. I had a Red Setter with me for 16 years, I say Red Setter because she was a Field Stud Registry animal ...
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  5. Continued Upgrades to my Boat...

    Kind of got sidetracked, this post is really about oars but you may find the other stuff interesting, I do get to oars

    I've been running the same boat for over a decade now after upgrading to the ATEC Sockeye 1860. Back in 2012 I put a new Honda 90 hp jet on the transom and that called for additional modifications.

    The one mod that really acted as a gamechanger was the addition of a pair of custom built float pods welded to the rear of the hull.

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