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ctducker

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About ctducker

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  • Birthday 04/04/1979

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    Connecticut
  1. Good for you, probaly one of the toughest things in the world to do as they say that nictone is more addictive than heroin. Good luck on quiting!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  2. I am a packrat in my vest so I have a box for streamers, dries, wets and nymphs and keep terrestrials and other patterns in their own box. I only take the sizes and types of flies I will need for that trip. At home though I have a bunch of plastic PLANO type boxes that I keep all my flies in that I dont take fishing with me. I like to seperate evrything by size/species since I am anal retentive.
  3. I second the Carrot nymph!!!! Great fly and super easy to tie!!!!
  4. I have both standard and ceramic bobbins and definetly reach for the ceramic ones more. I still use the standard ones alot though and never have had a problem with thread breakage, maybe I just have the magic touch!!!! (Definetly not but good to think that way)
  5. I duck hunt alot and also fish alot in my neoprenes and I recommend that you wash them off (especially if you head to the salt water) and dry them with a peet boot dryer and hang them upside down with a boot hanger in a cool place out of the sun and extreme heat. Now with that being said I beat the heck out of mine and use them at least every other day (try to go everyday) during the duck season and I only follow those recommendations lightyly LOL and they do just fine. The only problem I have is I split the seams alot climbing in and out of boats. Neoprenes take a beating and keep on ticking especially if you use waterfowl type waders for fishing like I do in real cold weather.
  6. Duck season is over here but luckily we have another late resident goose season going on until the 15th of February that I just got in from!!! We are lucky here basically we can waterfowl hunt from September until February.
  7. If you can't get it from a local shop Cabelas carries it.
  8. I smash down the barbs on all the flys that I tie. Seems to be easier to release the fish or take the fly out of some sort of clothing that I may hook on myself.
  9. I am from Milford, just started to snow as I was loading the boat onto the trailer from duck hunting this morning. I always stay out on the water all day on the last day of the season but luckily I had gotten my limit kinda early. The snow is really coming down now and they are predicting I beleive 60 + MPH winds.
  10. Welcome, I am also from Connecticut.
  11. VERY SWEET!!!! Nice craftmanship!!
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