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    Re: Grrrr...... Sprained my dang wrist.

    I can understand your situation. Back in the 80's I tore my right rotator cuff, AC joint, biceps, triceps and deltoid tendons, 4 hrs. of operation. My arm was still in a sling, but enough movement...
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    Re: Back with you folks again

    I have a number of photos of Wolfglen on my facebook page, plus I've been cleaning out my attic and finding stuff I had completely forgotten about! I've been putting a number of old fly patterns and...
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    Re: Back with you folks again

    Quite a while, the fall on the machete wasn't good for the fly tying and having the tendons sewn together took some time of rehab to get them back to fly tying. Wish I could master the technique...
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    Re: tying questions about weighting flies

    If you're tying a lot of flies, I'd suggest weighting a number of the ahead of time. Get some SLOW set epoxy resin (I use some of those table top finishes like envirotex. Mix some up and put it...
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    Back with you folks again

    Hi Guys: After an extended time being off the forum, due to come computer problems where I could not log in, recovering from intensive/ invasive back surgery and falling on a machete which required...
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    Oh, oh, I'm back! Hi guys

    Hi Guys, I finally was able to log back on to the forum> I had an accident last year when I was trimming some brush around the fly casting ponds here at Wolfglen. I fell with a machete in my...
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    Re: What have you been tying today?

    A few months back, I fell with a machete in my hand and severed a tendon which operates my left index finger. Underwent surgery to re connect that tendon in early November and am now getting some...
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    Re: 100 ft casts, real or fiction?

    We should all know this by now, NOBODY ever became a worse fisherman because he could cast longer, more accurately, or more efficiently. There's a difference between tournament casting and fishing,...
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    Re: New Flats Fly Lines

    I fully agree with you about the noisy lines. They have come and gone for as long as I've been fly fishing (since '57)

    The same is true of reels, I like (and I've only had a few of them, reels...
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    Re: Sources of real metal tinsel ?

    I don't know either, but I'll bet that Bill Simpson (find him on facebook) from Newtown, Ct. can tell you.

    I love the real tinsel, especially for making perfect tinsel bodies in the old Helen Shaw...
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    Re: Little tricks to share

    As you said, never use this to try to get a fly out of the bushes, instead, slowly lift the rod up, letting slack feed into the guides from your left hand until the rod is vertical. Now, grasp the...
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    Re: Snake Guides Effect on Casting and Fishing

    ditto
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    Re: Rod speed effect on casting stroke?

    Speed means how fast the tip of the rod is moving at the very end of the cast..
    Now when the rod stops, the line will continue on at that direction. If you have a stiff rod and you stop at 1 you...
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    Re: Tips for high wind

    There is the POSSIBILITY that on the leader there might be a too quick step down of stiffness. Try the old Al McClane leader formulae. That might help. Also try making the back cast high, tucking...
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    Re: Tail mateial for Adams?

    When I was tying for the Darbee's most of the Catskill tyers used the throat hackles from a barred rock. They're a little stiffer and devoid of web.
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    Hi Guys I'm back

    Hi Guys, I'm back, sorry for dropping out, but I had a series of mishaps involving sharp instruments requiring trips to the ER and stitches, then reconstructive surgery to reattach some tendons in my...
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    Re: Edge Rods at North Fork Composites

    In the Bahamas Let's see that was about a year and a half ago or I used a 2pc 9' for an 8 and a 9' 4 pt for an 7. The tapers remind me a lot of his progressively fast actions which allow a wider...
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    Re: Hand-tied tapered leaders

    In 58 years of fly fishing and commercial fly tying and leader making since I was 12 years old, I don't think that you can go wrong by using Al McClane's leader formula of 60% butt section, 20% taper...
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    Re: Fly fishing guide school

    For many years I taught special classes for guides who wanted to transition from regular fishing to guiding for fly fishermen, I'll be happy to help any one out.

    Jack
    Wolfglen Fly Fishing Schools...
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    Re: ethical fly tying

    No different from the hundred and fifty year old idea of tying tandem streamers, as long as you don't put a worm on the hook, I see nothing wrong with it.
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    Re: Where to buy saltwater flies

    I will also be happy to help you guys with flies if the need be.
    Jack
    wolfglen@centurylink.net
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    Re: Edge Rods at North Fork Composites

    I have one of the first rods Gary sent to me for evaluation and used then in the video shot in the Bahamas which you can see on U Tube. Unfortunately one of the guys with us kept standing up like an...
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    Re: Required to fence or post private property?

    So much depends upon the competence of law enforcement and prosecutors.

    I recently had a neighbor trespass and cut 39 trees on my property because the branches were touching her electric fence.
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    Re: Heavy Fly Lines

    When I started fishing they used classifications such at GAF, HDH HCF and such.

    Converting that for floating lines GAF was a 9 weight forward, GBF was an 8 weight forward, HCH was a 7 double...
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    Re: New marketing ploy from Korkers

    To each his own, personally I find it a bit tacky.
    I grew up in the era when you only told how good your product was, sold it on it's own merits and never even mentioned the competition.

    Jack
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