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    Smallmouth Bass
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  1. Can anyone suggest an equivalent substitute for this material. I see fly patterns that include this quite often., What about Fly Tiers Dungeon products? Thanks
  2. Perhaps raising or lowering your seat to a comfortable height might help. I use an armless office type chair.
  3. Flytire, fingers occasionally in the way when holding fibers in position on large pike flies. Not a habit
  4. DoI need to be wary of these rays to my skin? I use the Ultra Fire 502UV and my fingers get warm when close to the light. By the way the resin cures nice and hard, no tackiness. Bullhead
  5. Poopdeck, you mentioned using Melita brown filter. Is that any different than the Melita white? I am building the same system as you described
  6. What is your preference for fishing river Bass with a 7 or 8 wt line? I have been using one for several years but they seem to pick up an off color after a while. Making it quite obvious to me and perhaps the fish. Any good recipes for mono or flouro hand tied leaders?
  7. bullhead

    Respect?

    I cringe when people hold largemouth bass horizontal by the lower lip. Must take a while for the fish to put its jaw back where it is suppose to be.
  8. Consider using Gator blades. Been using on college campus for years. https://www.oregonproducts.com/en/professional-products/lawn-and-garden/mower-blades/gator-mulching-blades/c/g6-mulchingblade-p Bullhead
  9. I like this version. I tried other assembly methods, filter material etc. but had poor results. With your filter material do you get an even flow of air around the powder?
  10. I have used small pieces of "No Pest Strip" placed inside a pill container with small holes drilled in it . Placed inside of plastic storage container with material
  11. Yeah Mike I am somewhat of a perfectionistt. It was off a little bit. I tweaked the running eyes just a smidge and all is well. Thanks to all. Bullhead
  12. Well I epoxied the tip, aligned and set to cure. It settled and alignment is off. How can I remove to redo without destroying the blank? Bullhead
  13. Hi All, I have just about finished with my first fly rod build. Perhaps this is a silly question but what do you use to create a glossy finish on the entire rod? and what is the difference between thread sealer and epoxy for the guides? Bullhead
  14. Thanks to both of you! As I wade for in the reeds for panfish it is nice to have a quick retrieve of slack line to keep from tangling around debris. Now to take apart to clean and lubricate.
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