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    Scott, The half hitch is a good suggestion...

    Scott,

    The half hitch is a good suggestion and I am also coating them with Sally's. I started tying using the half hitch but once I learned how to whip finish I forgot about that technique. The...
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    @whatfly and @ScottP, appreciate the suggestion,...

    @whatfly and @ScottP, appreciate the suggestion, need to get some beads and then will try it. I like the idea. Thanks!

    @AllenOk, LOL, perfect plan. The book I am following is Charlie Craven's...
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    Zebra Midge, head dubbing

    Started my winter tying today. For my first fly I decided to try, for the first time, a Zebra Midge. For my first few flies I followed the instructions and used a Super Fine Black dubbing for the...
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    I have only three years experience and am at best...

    I have only three years experience and am at best a mediocre caster, but from my experience with the rods I would say for $40 what is there to lose!

    I have the 763-3 and the 865-4. They were my...
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    I have enjoyed using this fly. The pond I most...

    I have enjoyed using this fly. The pond I most often fish, in July starts to have heavy aquatic plants, preventing submerged fishing. So, it leaves me with foam or poppers. Which is ok, but this...
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    Very nice. It is much appreciated. Going to...

    Very nice. It is much appreciated. Going to make some soon!
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    Most forums have seen a decrease in traffic and...

    Most forums have seen a decrease in traffic and this will most likely continue. It is an industry wide trend.

    I believe the cause is that through the internet there is now, different media...
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    I believe the emails you received from the FAOL...

    I believe the emails you received from the FAOL BB are valid, they are not the "hack".

    A person or group is using software to try to login to accounts to identify a user name and password...
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    I appreciate the suggestion and link, you are...

    I appreciate the suggestion and link, you are correct it looks like a good choice. I would have been worried about it being so close to SA, but the time of year I am going (and from your comment)...
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    Texas Hill Country, Suggestions

    In late March I am planning on spending a week in the Texas Hill Country. I would like to find a park, which offers excellent scenery, tent camping and close (within thirty minute drive or so)...
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    Well done! Those are much better then my first...

    Well done! Those are much better then my first fly! :-)
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    Thank you for the responses. I like the...

    Thank you for the responses. I like the responses that the dressing matters, because now I can feel justified in learning all the new dressings that I want to learn.
    This week I will try tying my...
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    Selective feeding of warm water fish

    How selective are warm water fish?

    Does the type of fly make as much difference as we might think?

    If properly presented in front of a willing fish, does it matter if we are using a Woolly...
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