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  1. #1
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    my poor attempt at one but they work, smoky mountain blackbird, i dont know what it looks like to the fish but they eat it. need to tie many more

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    Great looking fly there! Is it just a yellow hammer w/ black dubbing? If so I'll have to tie some up!

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    Talking

    Hugh Hartsell has been saying the same things for years, I guess I need to tie up or buy some
    Call me if you want to go fishing, boating, hiking, or if you want to buy a foamie
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    Is that guinea hen for the hackle?
    "Yea, though I walk through the shadow of the mountain. I will fear no trout: for thou art with me; thy fly rod and thy wading staff they comfort me."
    Email Kris

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    Starling for hackle.
    "Here fishy fishy."

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    starling hackle. wrap almost the whole shank in lead wire, i have tried black possum and squirrel and hairs ear. it doesn't look special but it works. i tie them as small as i can. then again it could be i have more confidence in them but like i said i fished 2 nymphs tandem and that was the one they took

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