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Old 05-15-2012, 03:01 PM
Dawgvet Dawgvet is online now
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Granny, do you know if you are using moose mane or moose body hair? I ask because I tied some Thunderheads with 5-6 moose mane hairs and the tails seemed to not want to float, just busted through the surface of the water.

Hugh, Great to hear from you! The Blackbird has been a staple ever since I took your advanced nymphing class. I have never tried calftail. I'll try that. Any experience with deer/moose/elk hair for tails? If so, what specific types?
Thanks Again,
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