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how good of a tyer r u really and how do you feel about your tying whe
Posted 20 February 2009 - 06:53 AM
Posted 20 February 2009 - 08:39 AM
"Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading".--Thomas Jefferson
There is no such thing as a blank day for a fisherman. It will be saved for him by the white-throated weasel, who watches his fishing from a hole in the wall under which is lying a fish that refused all flies; or by the excitment of identifying insects; or by the apple-bloosom in a nearby orchard; and no one would call that day a blank on which he has seen a king-fisher." -- Arthur Ransome Rod and Line, 1929
Posted 20 February 2009 - 09:31 AM
Posted 20 February 2009 - 10:25 AM
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Posted 20 February 2009 - 12:07 PM
Posted 20 February 2009 - 01:43 PM
MY PTN have longer tails and thinner boies than commerically tied flies.
I use red,m gold and silver mylar for wing cases for flashbacks.
I have use peacock, biots and turkey wing feather barbs for wing cases also.
Posted 20 February 2009 - 02:43 PM
Click the picture below to visit www.streamersflyshop.com
I filled up two shopping carts late last night
The one was full of fishing gear, the other newcastle ale
The checkout-lady laughed and said 'You think you got enough'
And I said 'Yeah, You're probably right', and filled another two carts up
Gonna catch all the fish, Gonna drink all the beer, Gonna head outta town, We're not staying here
Might take all day, might take all year, Till we catch all the fish, Till we drink all the beer
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Posted 20 February 2009 - 05:21 PM
Posted 20 February 2009 - 05:32 PM
A more serious answer:
I tie ugly flies for fishing, and I can do a lot better if I take all the time I need to do a nice looking fly.
I'm good enough to wish that I had a magnifying glass and perfect light, so that I can do better flies when I'm gonna take pictures for the web.
I'm not good enough to be satisfied with my flies when I take pictures of them with macro, and look at the result.
But I still upload my flies to forums sometimes, if I think there's an interesting idea in the fly.
Tying ugly flies would never make me stop. I think it's in our nature as fly tiers to never stop.
If I'm unhappy with the result, Ill just try again. If I'm happy with the result, I'll try to make it even better. If I think that I made the perfect fly, I'll reconsider what's perfect, and start all over with a fly that I'm not happy with.
Posted 20 February 2009 - 05:33 PM
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Posted 20 February 2009 - 07:03 PM
I hear Oatka is slacking lately, something about too much fast food and Burger King Nightmares, Hmmm Sorry, could not help myself. Bad Futzer, Bad.
Posted 20 February 2009 - 09:04 PM
Posted 20 February 2009 - 09:24 PM