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#1 Bigugly

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 01:18 PM

Father of two sons age 13 and 18 who have recently got into fly fishing and now tying. In four weeks we have got two vises and a grand in supplies and tools. Certainly not a cheap pastime but very addictive and fun. Something about taking a hook and a bunch of material and creating a fish fooling device. We have all caught our first fish on our own flies. Both boys have brought in Chinook and I fooled a few largemouth. Basically we are tying buggers, leaches and nymphs. Here is a small selection we have createdAttached File  image.jpeg   131.25KB   0 downloadsAttached File  image.jpeg   86.6KB   0 downloads

#2 mikechell

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 01:41 PM

Welcome to the site.

That's some truly good looking work for beginners.


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#3 Bigugly

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 02:50 PM

Thanks mikechell, we've worked really hard but haven't really branched out with tying. All we tie is what we catch fish on and our neck of the woods that means buggers, leeches and small heavy fast sinking nymphs. 



#4 feathers5

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 02:55 PM

Welcome from Pennsylvania. You're already on a roll. You and your sons are beginning a great passion.



#5 mikechell

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 03:26 PM

I usually tell all new tiers ... This is a great forum, with fantastic members.  

But there's some really good instructional material from Al Campbell at another site.


Barbed hooks rule!
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