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    Default Re: What was the first fly you learned to tie?

    Quote Originally Posted by rccola712 View Post

    It's funny how I've never caught a big fish on a fly that I haven't tied myself!
    Reason enough to tie your own.

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    Default Re: What was the first fly you learned to tie?

    When I was 7, I "tied" a fly from my mother's wool knitting yarn on a bait hook.
    It really wasn't much more than wrapped on and tied off, but it worked!
    I caught a fish.
    50 years ago next summer.
    The simpler the outfit, the more skill it takes to manage it, and the more pleasure one gets in his achievements.” --- Horace Kephart

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