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Member Since 10 Jul 2012
Offline Last Active Yesterday, 07:48 PM

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In Topic: 11ft Micro-spey

Yesterday, 04:36 PM

Steve will ... literally ... bust a nut to get things right!  laugh.png


Sorry Steve.  wink.png   I do, truly, empathize with your pain.

In Topic: Bulk thread

Yesterday, 04:34 PM

... a fly tying workshop in my area ...

Are you planning a "class" for people who've never tied before?  Or more in line of a "get-together" for new AND existing tyers?


If you're going to cater to a variety of skill levels, then you shouldn't need a ton of thread.  Most will have the basics, or they wouldn't be coming to a workshop.

As stated above, Just buy a supply of threads on spools in the colors you want. 

You'll beat yourself up trying to re-spool fly tying bobbins.  Not to mention that you'll need to first GET those bobbins.  The time, frustration and initial cost probably won't be large enough to justify.


Welcome to the site, and good luck on whatever it is you're trying to do.

In Topic: Fly line choices

21 March 2019 - 10:56 PM

I've never even looked for DT.  Doesn't fit the type of fishing I do.  But I did find something on Ebay that says it's DT.


s-l1600.jpg$10.50 "buy it now" price.



In Topic: Fly line choices

21 March 2019 - 10:11 PM

Hey!  Your monkey agrees !!!

In Topic: What Feathers Do You Need

21 March 2019 - 10:09 PM

Yooper is 13.  If he starts now, by the time he's 40, he might be able to have chickens with feathers that are far superior to Whiting and others.  I mean, those guys started a few decades ago, and look what they're producing.  Yooper might be the NEXT Whiting.


Go for it, kiddo.  Please realize, however, your hatchlings will only be what they are.  If you're going to produce a line of specialty chickens ... it WILL take years, maybe decades.