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    Thanks, Gordon!

    Thanks, Gordon!
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    That's interesting. It's kind of like a spruced...

    That's interesting. It's kind of like a spruced up version of this traditional Snipe & Purple soft hackle:

    https://www.theslidingstream.net/snipe-and-purple-spider/amp/

    I bought this book to...
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    Gordon, nice pattern. Can you say what type of...

    Gordon, nice pattern. Can you say what type of chenille that is? I think I recognize all of the other materials. Thanks.
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    My favorite soft hackle is orange and grouse or...

    My favorite soft hackle is orange and grouse or orange and partridge.
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    Hot damn that's some fish! I've been swinging...

    Hot damn that's some fish!

    I've been swinging soft hackles a lot over the last year as an alternative to euro-nymphing when (a) it's windy or (b) it's getting dark. Also works during hatches. ...
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    Nice fish? What did it have in its stomach? The...

    Nice fish? What did it have in its stomach? The few times I've kept a hatchery fish they had tons of caddis (pupae and larvae -- along with green algae), and one time in August a fish had nothing...
  7. If you meet someone who doesn't think America is...

    If you meet someone who doesn't think America is the best country in the World, tell them they should move..........


    Why does everyone want to come to America? Nobody is sneaking into China,...
  8. Thread: Scam alert

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    Aye for me.........

    Aye for me.........
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    Scam alert

    I posted a WTB item and got this PM which certainly appears to be a scam (from a brand new member with zero posts):

    switz048472947 switz048472947 is offline
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    Aug 2022...
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    WTB Renzetti Master

    Let me know if you have one you're looking to unload.

    Thanks.
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    Well we skipped the McCloudy and fished the Pit...

    Well we skipped the McCloudy and fished the Pit instead with great success.
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    I might just do a cold mineral bath on the...

    I might just do a cold mineral bath on the McCloud instead of fishing it. "Medicinal glacial silt baths in CA wilderness..."
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    Hope springs eternal...:...

    Hope springs eternal...: https://cdec.water.ca.gov/jspplot/jspPlotServlet.jsp?sensor_no=1063&end=&geom=huge&interval=5&cookies=cdec01

    Bill I was thinking almost the exact same thing, and have some...
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    Best Methods/Flies if McCloud Is Turbid?

    May be fishing the McCloud in the next few weeks. If it's blown with silt, one option is to fish elsewhere. But if I do fish there at higher turbidity, what is the best method? Bigger flies swung...
  15. One of the best books ever. His (old and grainy)...

    One of the best books ever. His (old and grainy) videos are good too. He's kind of mesmerizing.
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    I find that when I'm nymphing for Shad, the hits...

    I find that when I'm nymphing for Shad, the hits are easier to detect than they are for trout. I wonder if it's because trout have a finely tuned ability to spit out "junk" due to the constant...
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    I fished mid-river Saturday from 8:30AM to...

    I fished mid-river Saturday from 8:30AM to 11:30AM and landed about 6 or 7, LDR'd a dozen. Caught most of them high stick nymphing with a mono rig. Caught them on about 4 different tungsten...
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    Jeff, thanks for the fly pics!

    Jeff, thanks for the fly pics!
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    Anyone willing to share a picture of the Lipstick...

    Anyone willing to share a picture of the Lipstick or Victoria's Secret? Thinking of hitting the river Saturday AM but need to tie something up. I've only caught shad once on the A -- by mistake,...
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    Glad to hear the river seems to be in good shape....

    Glad to hear the river seems to be in good shape. Unfortunately, I was unable to fish last weekend. I decided for once to be a better family man and do some deferred maintenance around the house.
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    Yuba - How Long To Clear Out?

    With this week's rain, can anyone estimate how long until the Yuba will be fishable again? Thanks.
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    Mexico = safety issues stemming from cartels?

    Mexico = safety issues stemming from cartels?
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    Thanksa again, Lance.

    Thanksa again, Lance.
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    Lance, thanks for the advice.

    Lance, thanks for the advice.
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    Lance, Thanks for the recipe. I've been wanting...

    Lance, Thanks for the recipe. I've been wanting to tie Jon's original pattern which calls for "Extended over body: Larva Lace black foam" -- but cannot find that material anywhere (discontinued?). ...
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