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    I like anything with snowshoe especially this one...

    I like anything with snowshoe especially this one Scott !
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    Thanks for the pictures. Looks like some stuff I...

    Thanks for the pictures. Looks like some stuff I bought at Blue Ribbon Flies many years ago. It was brittle and easy to cut with thread if you were not careful. Didn't get any of the white part, mine...
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    Wow! Very nice adaption of a proven winner. The...

    Wow! Very nice adaption of a proven winner. The pronghorn wing I like. Where did you get it?
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    nice flies, nice pix, thanks for posting Joe.

    nice flies, nice pix, thanks for posting Joe.
  5. Thread: some Royality

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    I like them Rick!

    I like them Rick!
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    Never happened to me when tying but worst it has...

    Never happened to me when tying but worst it has when fishing. I learned to check my hook when several fish get off. Tightening hooks too much in the vice can cause breaking. Do you use the vise to...
  7. Thread: Woods Special

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    Nice tie. A lot of fisherman believe that scruffy...

    Nice tie. A lot of fisherman believe that scruffy flies fish better. (not talking about the fly you posted) Some tiers go to a lot of trouble to tie ratty looking flies. Not me! Mine always look...
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    Very nice Scott.

    Very nice Scott.
  9. Thread: Up for a swap!

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    Wishing you good health on your quarantine. Fly...

    Wishing you good health on your quarantine. Fly tying is good medicine during this time.
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    Very nice, Scott! I'd eat that one myself.

    Very nice, Scott! I'd eat that one myself.
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    Thanks for the post, Steve. Enjoyed Gary's blog,...

    Thanks for the post, Steve. Enjoyed Gary's blog, he was one of a kind. Oldster
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    I do save the under fur for other flies. There's...

    I do save the under fur for other flies. There's plenty of it and I give it a toss in my coffee grinder to fluff it up.
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    Blue Collar Flies

    Snowshoe flies.Left to right: Caddis, Sulfur emerger, another emerger, BWO, Unusual, aka Royal Rough. I 've tied up a bunch of Usuals also, I like Snowshoe! Ragged flies. Easy to Tie, Cheap, No one...
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    John, I have been using a roll of electrical...

    John, I have been using a roll of electrical solder for weight 20 + years. Haven't used it up yet. It performs like the fly shop lead weight. I'm sure there is some difference in the weight but I...
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    That's a nice looking fly, Jim. I may have to try...

    That's a nice looking fly, Jim. I may have to try crappie fishing since I moved from Dahlonega to Rome. Lake Weiss is known for its big crappie.
  16. Thread: July Flav

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    Another nice one Byron.

    Another nice one Byron.
  17. Thread: Bill's Badger

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    Very nice Norm!

    Very nice Norm!
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    I understand the floating up Jim, but how do you...

    I understand the floating up Jim, but how do you get it to sink in the first place?
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    beautiful fly scott.

    beautiful fly scott.
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    mono nipppers and toenail trimmers

    I have some toenail clippers that are square across the cutting edge and flat when closed . the bevel is on the inside. I have used them for fly tying   when I need to trim errant fibers....
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    mono nipppers and toenail trimmers

    I know I'm stupid but would someone tell me how to delete my own post
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    Very nice Byron!

    Very nice Byron!
  23. Thread: Grizzly King

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    Nice tie of an oldie. Thanks Scott

    Nice tie of an oldie. Thanks Scott
  24. Thread: Girdle Bug

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    Thanks for the history lesson, Nice to know how...

    Thanks for the history lesson, Nice to know how some flies got their names,
  25. Thread: ohoili flies

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    After looking back I assume you're looking at the...

    After looking back I assume you're looking at the CDC Prince. If so He is using a jig hook which will ride upside down, hook up so the CDC will be on top of the fly.
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