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#16 vicrider

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Posted 15 March 2018 - 06:06 PM

I'm going to try to get my wife or one of the many kids that come in and out of here to hold the shop vac under it while I'm trimming. That might just work. I know guys who put a hole in the table with a vac running up to it. I'm good at dropping little flies and when you do the hackle is extraordinarily good at bouncing them away from where they land. If I had a hole and a shop vac I do know where they'd go. Once, instead of outright vacuuming I put a fine screen over the nozzle and did a really thorough job. Amazing what I turned up for hooks, flies, beads, enough to do a swap right there.

 

ps...The mouse in the vise is not mine. Took a good look at it and know I used all red eyes, even on the ones not in my group picture. The other tip off is the tightness of the packed hair. Mine is much loose. I have some bugs and a couple of packed hair minnows that are so tight in packing and smoothly trimmed you could only believe it to see, and a couple of those came from board members who told me to fish them but they look too good hanging on the tying table to let a fish chew on them.



#17 eastern fly

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Posted 19 March 2018 - 04:39 AM

The numbers are set at 6. The first page has been updated. 

 

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https://www.instagram.com/eastern.fly/

A Pitt fan, a Marshall fan, and a WVU fan are climbing a mountain and arguing about who loves their team most. The Marshall fan insists that he is most loyal and then yells,"This is for Marshall!" and jumps off the mountain. Not to be out done,The WVU fan next professes his love for his team. He screams,"This is for the Mountaineers!" and pushes the Pitt fan off the mountain.

 

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#18 Fisherboy0301

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 08:59 PM

Figured out the name for the one I am tying. Master splinter. :)
<p>"Yesterday is history, Tomorrow is a mystery, but Today is a gift, thats why they call it the present." - Anonymous"

Snakes are first cowards, then bluffers, and last of all warriors." - Clifford Pope

"To him, all good things -trout as well as eternal salvation- come by grace, and grace comes by art, and art does not come easy." - Norman Maclean  "A River Runs Through It"

Tenkara is only for little fish!                                                                     </p>

#19 Henry Denson

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 09:20 PM

Figured out the name for the one I am tying. Master splinter. :)


Like this one? https://m.orvis.com/...r-splinter/2FR0

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 09:31 PM

That says image not available. Its a simple pattern. All foam and Zonkers.
<p>"Yesterday is history, Tomorrow is a mystery, but Today is a gift, thats why they call it the present." - Anonymous"

Snakes are first cowards, then bluffers, and last of all warriors." - Clifford Pope

"To him, all good things -trout as well as eternal salvation- come by grace, and grace comes by art, and art does not come easy." - Norman Maclean  "A River Runs Through It"

Tenkara is only for little fish!                                                                     </p>

#21 Henry Denson

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 08:32 AM

Here is a video tying it. https://m.youtube.co...h?v=NjhUx-k2Chk

#22 eastern fly

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 04:52 PM

Figured out the name for the one I am tying. Master splinter. smile.png

That is a good pattern. If you have never used a fly like these you will love it. 

 

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https://www.instagram.com/eastern.fly/

A Pitt fan, a Marshall fan, and a WVU fan are climbing a mountain and arguing about who loves their team most. The Marshall fan insists that he is most loyal and then yells,"This is for Marshall!" and jumps off the mountain. Not to be out done,The WVU fan next professes his love for his team. He screams,"This is for the Mountaineers!" and pushes the Pitt fan off the mountain.

 

Anyone can be a father. It takes a man to be a Dad! Kiss your kids today.


#23 vicrider

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Posted 27 March 2018 - 10:38 PM

Figured out the name for the one I am tying. Master splinter. smile.png

Isn't that one of the Ninja Turtles? Oh wait, flashback time. Master Splinter is the rat (mouse) that trains them, right?



#24 vicente

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Posted 28 March 2018 - 09:19 AM

Yes that's right vicrider.

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Posted 28 March 2018 - 10:03 AM

I had kids the right age when that first came on  TV so I saw pieces of a lot of episodes.

 

Hope pictures show up for this. Am working on a full re-write, update and condensation of Steve's rules and stickies and am tempted to include SM's are liable for pics of their swap. Tempting. Sure makes the swap a lot more interesting for those not in it and may encourage some who are holding back to toss their vise into the fray. 

 

By the way, nothing wrong with the stickies for this forum section but they were added to over time and I doubt they're read as often as they should be.

 

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Posted 28 March 2018 - 06:46 PM

First attempt at this one. Need to leave a little more room up front

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#27 eastern fly

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Posted 29 March 2018 - 04:18 PM

I had kids the right age when that first came on  TV so I saw pieces of a lot of episodes.

 

Hope pictures show up for this. Am working on a full re-write, update and condensation of Steve's rules and stickies and am tempted to include SM's are liable for pics of their swap. Tempting. Sure makes the swap a lot more interesting for those not in it and may encourage some who are holding back to toss their vise into the fray. 

 

By the way, nothing wrong with the stickies for this forum section but they were added to over time and I doubt they're read as often as they should be.

 

Nick

I think if your going to the pictures than the people getting in the swap can post a pic of what they are doing at the time of shipment. 

 

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https://www.instagram.com/eastern.fly/

A Pitt fan, a Marshall fan, and a WVU fan are climbing a mountain and arguing about who loves their team most. The Marshall fan insists that he is most loyal and then yells,"This is for Marshall!" and jumps off the mountain. Not to be out done,The WVU fan next professes his love for his team. He screams,"This is for the Mountaineers!" and pushes the Pitt fan off the mountain.

 

Anyone can be a father. It takes a man to be a Dad! Kiss your kids today.


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Posted 05 May 2018 - 07:07 PM

Due date 31 May,2018  how are you guys doing with your flies? 

 

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https://www.instagram.com/eastern.fly/

A Pitt fan, a Marshall fan, and a WVU fan are climbing a mountain and arguing about who loves their team most. The Marshall fan insists that he is most loyal and then yells,"This is for Marshall!" and jumps off the mountain. Not to be out done,The WVU fan next professes his love for his team. He screams,"This is for the Mountaineers!" and pushes the Pitt fan off the mountain.

 

Anyone can be a father. It takes a man to be a Dad! Kiss your kids today.


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Posted 05 May 2018 - 09:27 PM

going to start this week, shouldn't take long to knock out 6 of them.

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Posted 05 May 2018 - 11:31 PM

Mine are done. Just gotta get them in the mail.
<p>"Yesterday is history, Tomorrow is a mystery, but Today is a gift, thats why they call it the present." - Anonymous"

Snakes are first cowards, then bluffers, and last of all warriors." - Clifford Pope

"To him, all good things -trout as well as eternal salvation- come by grace, and grace comes by art, and art does not come easy." - Norman Maclean  "A River Runs Through It"

Tenkara is only for little fish!                                                                     </p>