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    I have an Orvis Clearwater rod. Mid Flex 7.5,...

    I have an Orvis Clearwater rod. Mid Flex 7.5, 9ft., 5 wt. with a Clearwater
    Classic III reel. I learned to fly fish with it and have used it continuously for a
    number of years. It's a great rod...
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    Oh well, so much for the micrometer theory. Ed...

    Oh well, so much for the micrometer theory.

    Ed Chino Valley
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    Shakeyfly: I am a new tier too,but, the device...

    Shakeyfly:

    I am a new tier too,but, the device with what looks like a dial resembles a micrometer
    that I have. I use mine to measure the diameter of wire in thousands of an inch.
    Hope I helped....
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    Part 2 Weedguards

    Thanks to all you guys for your helpful responses.
    I have been experimenting with #12 monofilament. Using both single and double loops.
    Also, I have some u-control model airplane braided steel...
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    Flys With Weedguards

    Hello All:

    I am trying to find a fly pattern that has a weedguard built in, or
    at the very least some ideas as to how to tie a weedguard on an
    existing fly. I am new to tying.

    I cannot use...
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    Yes Arizona is "quiet" weatherwise, when...

    Yes Arizona is "quiet" weatherwise,
    when compaired to a lot of other places.
    But, when it comes to natural and man make
    disasters, don't forget fire. Just a short
    time ago this summer, we had a...
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    The fly was a Madame X. I was drinking my own...

    The fly was a Madame X.
    I was drinking my own well water, which
    is regretably, non-alcoholic.

    EP
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    Fly Attacked.

    I recently went fishing and had the
    following experience, which was, at
    least for me, unique.
    I had been fly fishing for bass and
    panfish off of the end of a dock.
    when I was gathering up...
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    Float Tube II

    I want to thank everyone who contributed
    opinions and advice ref. my question on
    buying a float tube.
    Vehicle size was a consideration, since I
    do not own a pickup or large van.
    I drove down...
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    What about when a school of Tuna chews its way...

    What about when a school of Tuna
    chews its way through a shoal of baitfish?
    I was fishing off a bridge last year
    and hooked a small bass. I hauled him up and
    was just ready to extract the hook...
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    At the last club meeting I sat next to two...

    At the last club meeting I sat
    next to two women.
    When I do encounter some other fly
    fishermen, which is infrequent, the
    ratio is about one woman for every ten
    fly casters seen. The...
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    I have been fly fishing for a bit over 2 yrs. So...

    I have been fly fishing for a bit over
    2 yrs. So I certainly qualify as a learner
    also. I have encountered other fly fishermen
    once in a while and have discovered many
    want to be left alone. If a...
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