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#31 Robert_S

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 11:22 AM

Caleb- I'm thrilled to death for you, you really deserve it, All that retying dosen't seem to bad now does it. biggrin.gif

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 11:23 AM

Thanks Bob. maybe I need to get those wd flanks to you after all. wink.gif wink.gif

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 11:31 AM

Amazing work!
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#34 calebB

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 11:40 AM

Plumbob: I sent you a pm. Caleb

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 11:57 AM

hey Caleb
Darn Nice job there buddy. You're really gonna enjoy that rod. You deserve it.
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#36 Graham

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 12:04 PM

HI CaleB, I just realized that of all the fly's in the contest yours was the only one I printed when voting. This fly really stood head and shoulders above the rest. Please, please , tell us what the materials are? I'm guessing latex and wood duck?

You have an amazing talent and I can't think of a sweeter combo than your fly attached to Carl's (now Cale's) bamboo fly rod. I really hope to see more of your tying in the future.

Have a great weekend!

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 12:18 PM

All kidding aside, kind of hard for me to do, but there are a bunch of really talented tiers, rod builders and fishermen on this site.

Just wish some of this dang talent would rub off on me laugh.gif
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#38 Al Beatty

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 01:15 PM

calebB, you sure got my vote!

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#39 luvinbluegills

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 01:34 PM

That is sweet! Way to tie Caleb!
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#40 calebB

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 06:40 PM

Thanks guys.

I will get together more detailed instuctions some time soon. Here are the basics.

tail is microfiberetts
body is nymph stretch skin built on a body of a small lightweight wire bent to shape.
Wings are made of wood duck flanks stroked backwards with flexcement.
and the legs are made of horse tail hair.

If you have any more questions fell free to ask me.

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#41 Graham

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 06:46 PM

Thanks Caleb.

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 07:06 PM

You the man, congrats. Keep up the good work
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Posted 28 January 2005 - 07:10 PM

Great job! I would like to commend your parents and whoever your mentors/ role models are. There's a lot of crap teens can get into these days and the fact that it appears you have your head on straight shows that you have great character and great role models. clapping.gif

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 07:36 PM

QUOTE (skunked @ Jan 28 2005, 08:10 PM)
Great job! I would like to commend your parents and whoever your mentors/ role models are. There's a lot of crap teens can get into these days and the fact that it appears you have your head on straight shows that you have great character and great role models. clapping.gif

and talented!!!!!
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Posted 28 January 2005 - 07:43 PM

man, i am your age and i definatly wish i could tye like that. keep up the good work headbang.gif
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