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#1 Alex C.

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Posted 06 April 2006 - 09:24 AM

I started using empty Kraft Parmasian Cheese containers for collecting insect smples on the river. They work awesome! You don't have to unscrew the lid and risk anything flying or crawling out, just pop open the side of the lid for pouring(not shaking), put the bug in and snap it closed.

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Posted 06 April 2006 - 09:34 AM

Cool idea, kinda big for me to be lugging around but you got me brain storming for something downsized. The less fuss the better!
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Posted 06 April 2006 - 09:37 AM

I carry 3 of them with me on bug expeditions, one for nymphs, one for adults, adn one for "the others", sch as crawfish adn minnows. I agree they're a bit big, I bet if you could find a shorter container with the same diameter you could us the lid from the parmesian cheese conainer with it

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Posted 06 April 2006 - 09:57 AM

Tic Tac containers work well too, for small inscets.
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Posted 09 April 2006 - 08:06 PM

I use those plastic prescription bottles for dragging insects back home. When you get up around my age there is an endless supply around the house.
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Posted 04 June 2006 - 02:17 AM

what do u collect the bugs for???
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Posted 04 June 2006 - 10:13 AM

reference material for realistics or for regular fly design. Also helps to have the real thing in front of you to help you remember if you are peeling back another layer of our sport and learning the bug names.
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Posted 05 June 2006 - 11:55 PM

oh i get it...those realistic flies look hard to tie???

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Posted 14 October 2006 - 06:52 PM

I was wondering............

Do you use a chemical to preserve the bug, or do you just let them sit in the water. I would think that over time the would detereiate to an unusable condition.

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Posted 14 October 2006 - 08:19 PM

I used to use alcohol but now I use witch hazel just as cheap but doesn't discolor like alcohol...

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