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  1. Thread: swhapf

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    swhapf

    I haven't been on line in may years. I was trying to explain this fly to some friends at the fly club and told them about this site. We searched for the SWHAPF but could not find it. Maybe i told it...
  2. Need some info on planned fishing trip to alaska

    I have finally made the decision to go to Alaska before I get too old to go. Can anyone assist me in planning an all inclusive fly fishing trip in August. I know nothing about planning a trip there...
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    Really nice fins and a big tail

    Really nice fins and a big tail
  4. Thread: Which knot?

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    The single davy knot does not hold very good on...

    The single davy knot does not hold very good on larger lines. Try going through the loop again with the tag end. This is a double davy knot and will hold much better. One other thing is pull the knot...
  5. I have a 5wt that I use for most everything. I...

    I have a 5wt that I use for most everything. I have thrown 2/0 streamers to snook and caught one. Last week I caught a trout on a size 28 spinner pattern. I might be wrong in using it for all these...
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    retirement present

    I could not resist showing this picture off. My sister-in-law and brother-in-law got this for me for a retirement present. I caught this trout in the White River in December of 06. This mount was a...
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    Re: Tennessee Fish-In?

    When is this fish-in going to happen? My son lives in Lenoir City near Knoxville, Tn. Its about a 10 hour drive but I have a place to stay. I bet I could talk the wife into Nashville too. Hope this...
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    Re: How big is too big?

    On a trip to the White River I caught this brown trout on a size #16 hook. We caught 4 others all on the same pattern. They ranged from 17" to 25". This is the 25" one. All on a 5 wt rod. Sorry not...
  9. My main computer desk is just to the right of the...

    My main computer desk is just to the right of the tying table. I have purchased a lap top that if there is room I put on the table and use the CD on tying patterns I got from Steve (much thanks by...
  10. Well this was taken some time ago and it isn't...

    Well this was taken some time ago and it isn't quite that neat now.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v178/jim0872/newflyfishingtable_008.jpg
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    You got two good pointers. Jeff on the little...

    You got two good pointers. Jeff on the little missouri is a good guide and the little mo is great fishing.

    John Wilson on the white river is good also. I fished with him in Dec and caught bunches...
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    Need biot's check the stores after mardi gras. I...

    Need biot's check the stores after mardi gras. I bought a huge bag with different colors for $1.49. I think 3 in a fly shop cost about $3.00 or more. My daughter hates going shopping with me at...
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    The response should be that you need a guide to...

    The response should be that you need a guide to enhance your knowledge of fly fishing in the Smoky Mountain area. This will also allow you to catch more fish and to be sure that you stay out of...
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    I was in Townsend last year and the Fly shop...

    I was in Townsend last year and the Fly shop there is very nice. Great people. My suggestion is if you have not fished fast water and tight conditions is to get a guide. I didn't and I wish I had. I...
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    Thanks Betty. No Kamatz was not a fishing...

    Thanks Betty. No Kamatz was not a fishing partner. He was far to agressive for that. His main purpose was to protect the family. He would not bite you if I was there but noone entered my house or...
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    Well after reading what I posted I realized I did...

    Well after reading what I posted I realized I did not make myself clear. Sorry about that it's been a lousy year so far. My dog and best friend died Friday night. I can only assume he had a heart...
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    yarn for egg pattern

    I am looking for a yarn that I can use inplace of egg yarn sold in stores. Is there a yarn that is suitable for tying egg patterns? If so where can I get it and what is it called. They have so many...
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    I mispelled his name. www.davywotton.com...

    I mispelled his name. www.davywotton.com is his site. Sorry

    Jim
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    Wet flies rediscovered article

    I was just reading this article on fishing wet flies. It is a very good article and followed exactly the CD I purchased at the Conclave in Arkansas last year. The CD was made by Davy Wotton and is on...
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    Thanks for the replys. Townsend looks like a very...

    Thanks for the replys. Townsend looks like a very good place to visit. I have seen information on the fly shop there. Has anyone ever stayed at the Hampton Inn on the river? The pictures look...
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    I have a 2 1/2 hour drive to my river so there...

    I have a 2 1/2 hour drive to my river so there are a few potty stops involved in that trip. Wearing wadders would be a bit uncomfortable. I put mine on at the river and always have a mat to stand on....
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    Gatlinburg in June

    I know there are tons of places to fish in this area but I am looking for a nice place to stay. My wife and I will be there on June 6th and plan to stay untill the 10th. I would like to find...
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    Just break down and buy a pair of Korkers for...

    Just break down and buy a pair of Korkers for about $80 to $140 and never have that problem again. Studed replacement soles are $30. Good luck

    Jim
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    Go to the littlemissouriflyfishing.com and then...

    Go to the littlemissouriflyfishing.com and then email Jeff. He might send it to you but this is a fly he uses on the river. If you attend one of his fly tying classes, he will show you how to tie it....
  25. Thread: Simple nymphs

    by jim635
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    Do a search on here for SWHAPF. That is a great...

    Do a search on here for SWHAPF. That is a great fly and will catch bunches of trout.
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