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    I will have to agree that toning down the white...

    I will have to agree that toning down the white would help the ease of viewing the forum, if you look at the other major forums you will find that most have a pastel background for ease of viewing. ...
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    Well I guess that since l live in the same state...

    Well I guess that since l live in the same state as Greg I got my flies today and WOW what a great bunch of midges. I am truly impressed with these flies and can't wait to try them out. Thanks for...
  3. Thread: Popper Swap

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    Got back from a week on the road to find this...

    Got back from a week on the road to find this bunch of great looking flies, my compliments to everyone.
    Normand if you want to learn how to tie those Hipps poppers come down to the Charlottte Fly...
  4. Thread: a challenge

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    We put on a tying session for the Boy Scouts and...

    We put on a tying session for the Boy Scouts and since most of them fished ponds and lakes we tied Bluegill bullys and some San Juan worms. Even the little guys were able to handle these. We probably...
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    Check out the large foam numbers and letters at...

    Check out the large foam numbers and letters at the local hobby shop. They are about an inch thick and come in several colors. You can use a peice of the brass tubing in a drill to cut out the size...
  6. Thread: Popper Swap

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    Mine are in the mailbox today. GJ

    Mine are in the mailbox today.
    GJ
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    Normand: Thanks for the link, the visual makes...

    Normand:
    Thanks for the link, the visual makes it much easier to see how to do it.
    Pulled my knit picker from the furled leader making box and it is so much easier with the right tools.

    GJ
  8. Thread: Popper Swap

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    Mine are done, Hipps soft body popper and soft...

    Mine are done, Hipps soft body popper and soft body pencil popper.

    http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s248/bamboo10_bucket/Poppers.jpg


    Will get them in the mail after Christmas rush is over....
  9. Thread: Rod Wrapper

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    Here is one that I came up with after the wing...

    Here is one that I came up with after the wing nut kept moving and changing the tension. A plastic bushing from Lowes, drill under size hole and put 10-24 thumb screw in, or you can tap the hole....
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    Got mine in the mail today and they are all...

    Got mine in the mail today and they are all really nice, looking forward to trying the different patterns.
    Thanks Normand for putting this swap on.

    GJ
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    On the ones that I use I put a piece of round...

    On the ones that I use I put a piece of round elastic cord, available at your craft or sewing center, over the blank on the V block.
    ...
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    When the eyes started going I used the flip up's...

    When the eyes started going I used the flip up's that attached to my regurlar glasses for tying.
    http://www.cabelas.com/p-0024296711125a.shtml

    Then I found these at the local Micheal's and...
  13. Thread: Popper Swap

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    Going to be doing 6 Hipp's poppers on size 4 and...

    Going to be doing 6 Hipp's poppers on size 4 and 6 soft body pencil poppers.

    GJ
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    Normand: The rule that I use is the length of...

    Normand:
    The rule that I use is the length of the body, it should be just a little more over 50% of the shank of the hook, on the kink shank hooks that is usually just past the kink. I prefer the...
  15. I tried Google Earth, but found that it was hard...

    I tried Google Earth, but found that it was hard to follow the streams when it ran under cover of trees.
    I got Delorme Topo USA software and loaded it on my laptop, added the USB port GPS sensor...
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    Yup that is Bennett Springs Park in MO. In the...

    Yup that is Bennett Springs Park in MO. In the days before I picked up the long rod I have stood on that dam and taken trout home for dinner. I did opening day once and swore to never do it again....
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    Here's my midge in a size 20, I call it a "Green...

    Here's my midge in a size 20, I call it a "Green Lightnin" also do some in red.

    http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s248/bamboo10_bucket/IMGP2271c.jpg

    GJ
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    Been looking for an excuse to use up some of...

    Been looking for an excuse to use up some of those beads someone sold me at L&T. Put me on the list and I will figure out what to call what I tie in a size 20.
    GJ
  19. Thread: Popper Swap

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    If there is still an opening I will go for some...

    If there is still an opening I will go for some Hipp's soft body poppers. Let me know for sure.

    GJ
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    You have journeyed far young grasshopper since...

    You have journeyed far young grasshopper since you first took that old vise home with you. Excellent flies that you are tying.
    Gary J
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    I take a bamboo chop stick and cut the top off...

    I take a bamboo chop stick and cut the top off leaving about 4 to 5 inches to the tip. Cut a slot in the top, then cut up one of my wife's credit cards and epoxy a 1/2" square in the slot. Works...
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    Hey Norm, I kind of found my way over here and if...

    Hey Norm, I kind of found my way over here and if you don't mind one of the old guy's joining your swap put me in.
    I will have to do a little research to decide what fly I want to tie.
    Gary
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