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What type of flies to you find most challenging?
Posted 28 November 2004 - 01:36 PM
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Posted 28 November 2004 - 03:42 PM
only kidding...as far as the poll goes I picked hairwing because I tied my first one's (steelhead/salmon) the other day.so far I have tied abbout 35 to 40.
"All it takes is one fool to be standing arround doing something, for a bunch of other fools to join in"......a quote from an old Newfoundlander I met fishing in the pooring rain
Posted 29 November 2004 - 11:38 AM
Never tried actually, as I am allergic to epoxy.
Posted 29 November 2004 - 12:09 PM
I'd say my personal weakness is in tying married quill wings (or any quill wings for that matter). I don't do it enough to be proficient, so when I DO try I end up with something that looks like the fly I posted in the Warm Water forum
and resign yourself to the influences of each."
- Henry David Thoreau
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NYC, Jersey Shore, Eastern PA, occasionally Downeast Maine
Big fish don't get big by being stupid.
Posted 30 November 2004 - 08:23 PM
Posted 30 November 2004 - 08:33 PM
seriously, i have to say my dry flies, not because they are hard but because i'm a perfectionist, i won't settle for second best and i'm always trying to make them better...i can't say the classic salmon flies cause i've never tried to tie them...and my deer hair bass bugs have progressed to a level that i feel comfortable with (not saying that they are great, but they do catch fish)