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    The Feather Thief on Sale

    Amazon has The Feather Thief on sale as an ebook for $1.99 today.
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    I spend my summers just outside Yellowstone,...

    I spend my summers just outside Yellowstone, fishing 5-6 days a week. I think I used my 3wt's only a very few times. Wind is a major issue. I use my 5 wt.s and keep a 7wt. in my truck. I like a...
  3. I don't fish a dropper - one hook gives me enough...

    I don't fish a dropper - one hook gives me enough snag ups. I fish an EHC like Buzzmcmanus but I tie mine as a size 10 with a "burnt orange" body. That works well for October Caddis and should easily...
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    If your still open for RVing' I work in the...

    If your still open for RVing' I work in the Shoshone NF outside NEEntrance of YNP, Most NFS campgrounds are 1st come 1st serve and will have spaces-mid morning. You'll have to drive some but will...
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    I leave a lot of tying supplies at home when I go...

    I leave a lot of tying supplies at home when I go West for the summer. I've had luck with cutting up flea collars and placing a piece of it in a zip lock with the materials.
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    I've used successfully some foam from foam...

    I've used successfully some foam from foam popsickle sticks- very similar to razor foam, wrapped carefully (not to over compress- lose floatation) on bodies of some larger dry flies. rib it "widely"...
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    I got one from Herter's in the Mid 60's, probably...

    I got one from Herter's in the Mid 60's, probably the first or one of the first bobbins I purchased. Never used in much and gave it away. I learned to tie using my fingers and the clamp with a large...
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    Slider- I tie my RFSN's weighted three ways....

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    I tie my RFSN's weighted three ways. 1)Weighed heavily, with two tungsten beads ,one under thorax, other at head, along with lead wire to get them down toward the end of snow melt. 2)...
  9. Thread: Aruba

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    On appropriate tackle, I'm told these are more...

    On appropriate tackle, I'm told these are more fun that the big boys. Have caught that size and lower they are a blast!
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    I use Dave Whitlock's Red Fox Squirrel Nymph tyed...

    I use Dave Whitlock's Red Fox Squirrel Nymph tyed as a Stonefly as my go to fly for rivers in Wyoming as they clear from the snowmelt. I use the body hair rather than the tail. The tail makes a nice...
  11. Thread: Weird Day

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    A suggestion- Bear Spray. All you have to do is...

    A suggestion- Bear Spray. All you have to do is get close to your target. Shooting a firearm can cause you all sorts of potential legal problems and hassles even if you are legally justified!! As a...
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    I really like the use of the spikey squirrel...

    I really like the use of the spikey squirrel dubbing its a wonderful body material. I used it several years ago for my nymph patterns, but have shifted my tying away from nymphs lately. I think many...
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    Surfdog and anyone else interested- I came to...

    Surfdog and anyone else interested-

    I came to this area about 20 years ago to fish YNP but find myself actually fishing the PARK less every year. The Shoshone NF and the Beartooth Mt.s provide a...
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    Surfdog- I am a campground host for the Forest...

    Surfdog- I am a campground host for the Forest Service about at Crazy Creek in the Wyoming Shoshone National Forest about 10 miles east of Cooke City- Silver Gate. If you get tired of the crowds in...
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    We actually have posters that are mounted on the sign posts in the campground we host at "Warning that trees may fall in high winds". Whatever!
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    Keep an eye on flyfishing websites that have "For...

    Keep an eye on flyfishing websites that have "For Sale" threads. I usually follow these: Flyanglersonline, Southeastflyfishing forum and Flytyingforum.
  17. Thread: Blue bugs

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    Hobby Lobby and Michaels have coupons for 40% one...

    Hobby Lobby and Michaels have coupons for 40% one item in newspapers or if you register online. My wife is into scrapbooking and I've picked up a lot of materials, including storage containers at 40%...
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    Fishing the streams just outside the NE of...

    Fishing the streams just outside the NE of Yellowstone, I found my wife was complaining of aches and pains to her back to where she didn't want to fish. After I having her use a hiking stick when...
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    Poll: I started tying in the early 60's as a kid in...

    I started tying in the early 60's as a kid in Michigan. I got a "boxed kit" for Christmas. I and a friend tied for panfish on a local pond and dreamed of catching Trout on flies. The Herter's Catalog...
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    Memories! As a kid in SW Mich, I remember my dad...

    Memories! As a kid in SW Mich, I remember my dad going to the local hardware when a new batch of "cane poles" came in. He'd spend a good part of morning very methodically selecting a number of poles...
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    duckypaddler- thanks for the heads up on the...

    duckypaddler- thanks for the heads up on the Tenkarausa. Planning on going back to work for USFS outside of Yellowstone in 2014, I have envisionments of possibly trying it on the headwater of Soda...
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    What percent of the time do you use tenkara...

    What percent of the time do you use tenkara compared to "regular" rod and reel?
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    Opinions on Tenkara use in the park?

    Santa has asked for help, so I placed an introductory Tenkara set on my list. Looking at a 11 ft. 5:5 action or a 12 ft. 6:4 action. Has anyone tried it in the park- above Elkmont or Abrahms my usual...
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    Passed on that board for you. You're a class act....

    Passed on that board for you. You're a class act. Hope he gets it back.

    Randall Sale
    the Kytroutbum
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    Jose Wejebe killed in plane crash

    I just saw this on another board and confirmed in with the Naples News that Jose Wejebe was killed in plane crash in Florida Friday. I really enjoyed watching his "Spanish Fly".
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