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  1. Thank you Ladyflyfisher for this website. I have...

    Thank you Ladyflyfisher for this website. I have learned many things over the years and followed tying instructions for innumerable flies from your website. We started a fish-in here in Penna. and it...
  2. Thanks Deb, that was very interesting. I was also...

    Thanks Deb, that was very interesting. I was also surprised to see how narrow the wings were. And I watched closely how he didn't use a bobbin and "hand wrapped" the tying thread. Thanks for sharing!
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    Has anyone used the Barrio Intermediate sink fly...

    Has anyone used the Barrio Intermediate sink fly lines, made in Scotland? I'm told these are very good for nymph and wet fly fishing. And the price is reasonable, f27.00 or about $42.00. I'd like to...
  4. Thread: Glasses

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    Just a note. They (eye Dr. staff) told me it...

    Just a note. They (eye Dr. staff) told me it would take a long time to get used to the progressive lenses, and it did. Took a year and a half. But now they work great. Recently I needed new lenses...
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    I'm a carrier also, have been since high school...

    I'm a carrier also, have been since high school in the sixties. Carry a 2 1/2 in. Old Timer. Have several smaller ones but this one has the heft that feels right! As a retired wood shop teacher I'd...
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    Thanks for all the suggestions. I didn't know...

    Thanks for all the suggestions. I didn't know that they reversed their science! Already using a wading staff, that's a no brainer. Ron
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    Need advise about studded wading boots

    I'm looking for a new pair of wading boots as the felts have peeled off of my old (generic) wading boots. This time I'm willing to up my game to better boots. I'm hoping to get hydrophobic felt with...
  8. I cut the loop off and use "leader Links". These...

    I cut the loop off and use "leader Links". These small and medium plastic transition connectors work great. Fly line goes in the larger end and comes out the side. Tie a simple knot and pull the line...
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    Randy, Last week, while up on Kettle Creek, I was...

    Randy, Last week, while up on Kettle Creek, I was wondering who would bring up the Fish-in first and if it would wait till after Christmas? Well I got my answer today! I'll admit I thought about it...
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    I guess you guys don't remember the old days 30+...

    I guess you guys don't remember the old days 30+ years ago when those of us short of funds, glued indoor/outdoor carpet to the bottom of our boots to keep from sliping on rocks. That material was...
  11. Question of sharing?

    I enjoyed the Fly fishing ettiquette article. However, I am concerned about when to offer advise on fly fishing. Many have offered advise as I was learning to fly fish in my 30's and I freely offer...
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    Didn't end there

    Another great week with all the guys at the fish-in. Getting better every year! Or maybe I just stayed longer this year. Fellowship was outstanding. Food was outstanding. Fishing was good. Randy and...
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    Snakes in Pine Creek Valley

    Bernie,
    I have personally seen several rattlers up on Slate Run. They do reside there! I've seen them on rocks in the middle of the run and on the path! So be careful if you go up Slate Run....
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    Agreed! Ron G.

    Agreed! Ron G.
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    Everyone is discussing the price and production...

    Everyone is discussing the price and production of rods. The real discussion should be; when is enough, enough. The answer in NEVER! Americans are people of excesses. We take everything to the Nth...
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    Thanks Slate drake 9. What time was it aired?...

    Thanks Slate drake 9. What time was it aired? Many times they air those shows several times. Ron
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    Read the book!

    Smernsky,
    I had the same problem on Spruce Creek in Central Pa. several years back. As a guest at the Spruce Creek Rod and Gun Club I had only a limited amount of time on the stream. And it was...
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    Go to home waters

    Last year the lord blessed me with early retirement! I decided to treat myself to a "good" fly rod. After months of pouring through fly rod catalogues I decided to look at the fly shop on my home...
  19. Have similar rod

    Nighthawk,
    I got a similar rod years ago. It took some time to fix up. Check my notes, go to the main menu and click on "Features" then "Reader's Casts" then on "Archive of Readers Casts". Go...
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    Thanks

    Thanks guys,
    The info was very helpful. Esp the websites. I knew I could count on FAOL for good advise. Again, thanks. Ron G.
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    Fishing Vermont?

    I'm headed up to the Killington, Vermont area next week for four or five days to do some Mt. biking and was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction for some good trout flyfishing. I know...
  22. Thread: Dam(n)!

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    Great Response

    Now that was a great response! Not only does it address their ridiculous claims but it is tactful and hilarious. I thoroughly enjoyed reading the response and laughed the entire way through it. My...
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    Next year fish-in scheduled

    Hey guys,
    I'm in for next year. Even though my anniversary falls on Friday that week. I already have permission to go! That week really is the best time for the hatches. Most of them last two...
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    Also Grateful!

    I too, am grateful for the great Pa. fish-in by all the guys in attendance! Randy and Bruce and everyone made me and everyone feel very welcome, regardless of where they hailed from. The food, the...
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    Will be missed

    I too had the pleasure to meet George at several of the Fly fishing Symposiums at Seven Springs Resort in Pennsylvania. One could learn so much just from watching him tie a few flies! And his...
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