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Jacktown

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  1. Can you use a 2 weight line on a 5/6 weight reel? Would it affect anything important? I have the 2 weight rod but not the correct reel.
  2. Does any one know how mallard hen flanks are used?
  3. I also skinned it of course and am tanning the skin with the feathers for future use.
  4. I just got a mallard this morning and kept the wing feathers with this odd green color. I see the same green feathers sold online for fly Tying so they must have some use. Does anyone know what they are they used for?
  5. I am going to try fly fishing for gar. Do you have to sight fish for gar? I have tied a gr fly already. I just have to get out to the lake.
  6. Tonight I caught the largest bass of my five weeks of fly fishing. I caught a three pound bass on a foam fly I tied.
  7. Tonight I caught the largest bass of my five weeks of fly fishing. I caught a three pound bass on a foam fly I tied.
  8. Is there a difference between the hackles on a rooster cape and a hen cape? Bass pro has hen capes cheaper than rooster capes.
  9. Can you use sewing thread to tie flies? I have access to a lot of sewing thread and wandering if I can tie with it.
  10. I am asking if anyone uses any thing like found materials like found feathers or foam. I am trying to find supplies to use
  11. I am asking if anyone uses any thing like found materials like found feathers or foam. I am trying to find supplies to use
  12. Does anyone use materials they find to tie in their flies and what are they?
  13. I have tied flies with just about everything I can find, flip flops, bead chain, feathers I found. Does any one else use thing they find to use in their flies and what are they?
  14. Yeah the lake I am fishing is very nutrient poor and the fish are overpopulating
  15. Thank you all for the suggestions. I tied some humpies and they look awsome. I can't wait to try them out
  16. I have just started fly tying and am pretty good. I only have have foam, rooster hackle, little chenille, string and rubber legs. I have all the equipment I need. I have tied gurglers, a few poppers from flip flops, and chernobyl ants. Does anyone no of any other flies I could tie with just These materials?
  17. I am new to fly fishing and have been doing it for about five weeks. I was using a gurgler and I caught a catfish on a gurgler I tied. Do they do this often?
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