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  1. Thread: What one fly?

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    Adam's, of course!! (any variation)

    Adam's, of course!! (any variation)
  2. Thread: Thread Stopper

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    The thread is dying? OMG, and I thought it...

    The thread is dying? OMG, and I thought it would last forever!!!
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    Check out "rivertraditions.com" . Owner ( Dave...

    Check out "rivertraditions.com" . Owner ( Dave Humphries) is a member here and has some very nice reels available. He even laser etches them for you!!
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    Yeah, I have the same "help". Sometimes he even...

    Yeah, I have the same "help". Sometimes he even scatters my material around for me. LOL
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    I believe he meant female chickens, they have...

    I believe he meant female chickens, they have softer feathers that are better suited for soft hackle flies.
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    Hey Steve, Michigan has a lot of primary...

    Hey Steve, Michigan has a lot of primary gamefish, depending on the location. Here where I live it smallmouth bass and northern pike. Further north, trout begin to take over most of the streams,...
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    Water Levels in Lower Michigan

    The mini-drought is over!!!! After nearly two months without rain, the water levels have finally risen to at or above normal levels. There was a time that Michigan was in danger of the major rivers...
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    Good info, guys! But.............., I was...

    Good info, guys! But.............., I was intending this as a quick fix discussion. All these products you've mentioned take TIME to cure/apply. The FLEX TAPE product can even be applied...
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    Tempory Wader Repair

    I don't know if anyone has tried this before, but I have been experimenting with what could be a very good temporary repair of torn or worn out waders. My old waders (breathable Chota's) had some...
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    Very cool! Where can I buy one? lol (Help! ...

    Very cool! Where can I buy one? lol (Help! Help! My wife just saw this post and is threatening me with my 6wt)
  11. Thread: JC's kid

    by MikelC
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    A wise old friend......

    First off, welcome to FAOL, you will find many great people here!!! Secondly, though I had never met JC personally, I did "meet" him in the Chatroom here. I valued him as mentor/advisor, and a...
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    Brad, when you get in touch with him, tell him I...

    Brad, when you get in touch with him, tell him I said hi. Mike
  13. Thread: JC's Bench

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    The bench is at Gate's Lodge on the Au Sable...

    The bench is at Gate's Lodge on the Au Sable River in Michigan. Great place to sit and contemplate the river.
  14. Thread: Home at last

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    Great to hear you are feeling better, Jack. Keep...

    Great to hear you are feeling better, Jack. Keep on flingin'.
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    It is a sad time for those of us here at FAOL. ...

    It is a sad time for those of us here at FAOL. Ron was a good man, and an outstanding rod builder. My condolences to his family. Heaven has just received another fly fisher.
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    Santa (me) got me a new rod and reel case for my...

    Santa (me) got me a new rod and reel case for my 8-wt. Love it!!!
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    They also have an excellent "free" e-zine. Just...

    They also have an excellent "free" e-zine. Just google "The New Fly Fisher" and it should come up.
  18. Thread: Off To Wyoming

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    I 'm back!!! The trip was great, the fishing was...

    I 'm back!!! The trip was great, the fishing was not!! Got to be with my two best friends for a while, but the lakes had turned over, making the water very stained, and the fishing tough. We did...
  19. Thread: Off To Wyoming

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    Off To Wyoming

    It's that time of year again. On Saturday, I will be winging to Denver, then driving to Casper, Wy., eventually ending up at Grey Reef and the 'Miracle Mile. Should be a great time, as I wasn't...
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    I also use the biots from the leading edge of...

    I also use the biots from the leading edge of natural goose feathers. They make excellent bodies, especially on the "mosquito" (if you do in right, a natural 'zebra' stripe shows well).
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    Happy Birthday, Jim!!

    Happy Birthday, Jim!!
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    Prayers sent from Michigan. Hoping for a...

    Prayers sent from Michigan. Hoping for a successful surgery and a speedy recovery.
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    I carry an aluminum bicycling water bottle. It...

    I carry an aluminum bicycling water bottle. It is small enough to fit in the back of my vest, but big enough to carry water for about a half a day (about 16 oz.). It has plastic stopper with a loop...
  24. Thread: Moments

    by MikelC
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    Last year, during our local town festival, I met...

    Last year, during our local town festival, I met a fly tier selling his wares by the river. I talked to him for about 20 mins., and told him I was a fly fisher and tier myself. He invited me to...
  25. Thread: Just say'n hey.

    by MikelC
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    Don't forget about Brad, sitting back in the...

    Don't forget about Brad, sitting back in the shadows and supervising.
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