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    Thanks everyone. I passed a woman walking a dog...

    Thanks everyone. I passed a woman walking a dog who looked like Buttterfly yesterday and had to pull over but I have visited the Humane society and will be bringing home a dog tomorrow.
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    I'll second that. Thank you!

    I'll second that. Thank you!
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    Butterfly is dead

    Some of you knew her. She died last night of congestive heart failure.
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    the ephorons are here

    #16 dry fly hook
    tails are white hackle
    abdomen is white turkey biot
    thorax is white rabbit dubbing
    wing is turkey flat
    white hackle

    effective now until frost
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    Betty, since no else so far has reported that...

    Betty, since no else so far has reported that problem you might want to run a scan of your computer in case the source is there. Or you may just be the unlucky first victim here.
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    My memory was wrong. He specifies lady amherst...

    My memory was wrong. He specifies lady amherst or golden pheasant. I know Ihave tied them ( I thought) with ringneck feathers.
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    According to the little pamphlet that came with...

    According to the little pamphlet that came with my first fly tying kit many years go written be the originator of the gimp you an use the feather from the base any soft hackle feather.
  8. One factor is how much trouble you will be in if...

    One factor is how much trouble you will be in if your battery dies. We have run the battery dry on my brothers boat on a very small lake where we needed less than a half hour to paddle back to his...
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    I like it. Have you thought about a fully...

    I like it. Have you thought about a fully hackled version that could be skittered over the water the way damsels tend to hover?
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    Today

    We celebrate the single most important sentence ever written in the English language. "We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator...
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    Uncle Jesse. If you are into night fishing the...

    Uncle Jesse. If you are into night fishing the white miller (a large white caddis) is found throughout North America. If you are on a river late (often after midnight) in the summertime You will see...
  12. A few years ago I tied up a couple of hex...

    A few years ago I tied up a couple of hex spinners with wonder wings tied spent from a barred ginger neck and extended bodies. They looked great but casting them in the dark was a total disaster. ...
  13. Yes, sparse polywing spinners are easier to cast...

    Yes, sparse polywing spinners are easier to cast and more common when big spinners are needed. I like hackle wings figure-eighted into spent wings better on smaller spinners but hackle that big is...
  14. Not surprisingly it reminds me of the flies used...

    Not surprisingly it reminds me of the flies used around here during the hex hatch though it would need a bigger hook.
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    lead eyed marabou damsel

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    Hook: three times long no.10
    eyes: x-small black lead eyes tied on top of hook
    rib: fine gold oval tinsel
    tail, abdomen, thorax: single blood marabou feather tied in at rear for...
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    I ended up with enough for a meal if not as many...

    I ended up with enough for a meal if not as many as I'd hoped for. I went back last night and did better. Also got some more bass including a couple that were definitely over 14". Using a lead...
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    Darn bass

    I was trying to get a quick meal of bluegills last night when I caught more bass than bluegills. No monsters but a couple were probably over the states min. size limit. I think my fly may have been...
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    "The fastest you can go in a float tube is really...

    "The fastest you can go in a float tube is really slow." Not necessarily! Some years ago I was float tubing for bluegills when a sudden summer storm came up. The wind was pushing me along away from...
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    two degrees warmer

    I fished last Friday when the water temp was 68 degrees where I got in. I only caught 6 fish though I lost a few in the heavy moss. I fished the same place today when the temperature was 68 degrees...
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    John, There is an abridged volume of the journals...

    John, There is an abridged volume of the journals (omits a lot of the daily details) available in a trade paperback. I found it interesting reading even after I had read Undaunted Courage.
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    Look what I found! I think someone forgot to...

    Look what I found! I think someone forgot to lock the asylum door again.
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    Neil, I don't think what they are lamenting was...

    Neil, I don't think what they are lamenting was anything you or anyone else could have avoided. No one has spent the hours that Jim Birkholm did keeping this site going since his death. That is not...
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    1458 seems to be a model number of early Horrocks...

    1458 seems to be a model number of early Horrocks Ibbetson glass rods. If there is a line size (It may be too old for that) it will be three letters i.e. hgh etc.
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    There appears to be very little hook clearance on...

    There appears to be very little hook clearance on the gutless frogs. Is that an illusion from the camera angle or does the foam compress to allow hook-up?
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    Mike p.m. me your address. I can send you some...

    Mike p.m. me your address. I can send you some pheasant rump.
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