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  1. Tenkara/Keiryu fly rod for Euro Nymphing? (Daiwa Kiyose 36S-F)

    Hi,

    I'm on a limited budget and would like to try Euro nymphing. A friend in Europe said that on medium-sized streams there they use 11' fly rods for that technique, but as I can't afford a full...
  2. Thank you

    Thank you so much everybody!

    I really appreciate your taking the time and found the discussion interesting, enjoyable and instructive. And I also enjoyed the beautiful pictures very much!

    John...
  3. Waterproof P&S Digital Cameras -- your input appreciated

    I would like to know if anyone has had experiences with pocket-sized digital cameras that are waterproof (so if I take a tumble in the stream it won't die on me). I guess they're called...
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    Thank you

    Thank you all! I really appreciate your answers.

    I didn't seriously mean to say we should consider throwing away our bucktails; I was just wondering whether, with today's so many choices, we...
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    Do we still need bucktails?

    A heretic's question: why are bucktails used so much in Clousers and streamers such as the Thunder Creeks? Aren't they kind of too stiff to impart action, especially when compared to bunny fur or...
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    Re: Greasy bucktails

    Thank you!

    I've never had very stinky hare's masks before, either, so I'll wash that one, too (fortunately it's the only undyed one).

    By the way, I think I would have liked to meet Fred, the...
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    Greasy bucktails

    Hi! I love September -- it's great here in New England. Hope it's also nice where you are.

    A couple of the dyed bucktails I have feel greasy to the touch (both the hairs themselves and the...
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    Thank you Bill! Coating the hook with thread...

    Thank you Bill!

    Coating the hook with thread and cement sure can't hurt!

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    Tight line & tight thread,

    Gian Andrea
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    Hi Eight Thumbs and Jamie, Thank you for...

    Hi Eight Thumbs and Jamie,

    Thank you for welcoming me!!!

    Glad - and sad - to hear that I'm not the only one having rust problems with elk and deer hair flies! There's got to be a way to...
  10. Thread: MICRO CADDIS

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    Just wanted to mention something I saw in...

    Just wanted to mention something I saw in Sylvester Nemes's second edition (released a month or two ago) of "The Soft-Hackled Fly and Tiny Soft Hackles." He uses black, orange, green, olive,...
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    deer/elk hair and rust

    Hi!

    I wonder whether it's me... or whether others have also noticed that flies that use a lot of deer or elk hair seem to rust quicker (dry more slowly.) It seems to happen to me especially with...
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