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I put this together today just kind of making it up as I went along and came out with what I think is kind of like a hybrid Hare's Ear/ Copper John. I'd appreciate any feedback or opinions on how to make it better. I tied a few in tan and dark hare's ear as well. Here's the recipe: Hook: Umpqua [ READ MORE... ]
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discussion BY Brennan ON September 23 - 0 COMMENTS
What's in your vise?
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What bugs have you been tying up lately?
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What are the hot flies any visiting trout fisher should have for the Annual Meeting's Hosted Fishing Day in Madison, WI? Although the event information is good, I was hoping for some local insite. You know, the tasty inside scoop. Won't you help a fishing brother out? And of course, I will keep the [ READ MORE... ]
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You voted '+1'.
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A recent National Geographic Daily News article led with with this headline:Short Life of British Mayfly Halved by Climate Change It goes on to report on a five year study in the River Dove in northern England which found that Ephemera danica - the British version of the Green Drake - has shifted [ READ MORE... ]
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discussion BY jschoen ON November 19 - 0 COMMENTS
What makes a fishing season?
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What makes a fishing season?   I imagine this varies from angler to angler, and river to river.  I'm a New Englander, and I tend to  think of the fishing year in several parts:   Westfield River July 1 2011. Spring season, when stream flows,  water  (and air) temperature, and clarity allow nymph [ READ MORE... ]
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discussion BY jschoen ON November 19 - 0 COMMENTS
What makes a fishing season?
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What makes a fishing season?   I imagine this varies from angler to angler, and river to river.  I'm a New Englander, and I tend to  think of the fishing year in several parts:   Westfield River July 1 2011. Spring season, when stream flows,  water  (and air) temperature, and clarity allow nymph [ READ MORE... ]
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DH water? Too much rain for smallies?  Whats the haps?
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  Phenology: “The study of periodic plant and animal life cycle events and how these are influenced by seasonal and interannual variations in climate” – Wikipedia. Trout Unlimited, the University of Massachusetts and partners are developing the River’s Calendar project, a community science program [ READ MORE... ]
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So this is the new campaign form Peta targeting fishing. So they think it is bad to let your kids become hookers (obviously playing off the fact that a prostitute is a bad thing to be) yet they are creating their own pornographic website to promote their causes. Who is looking over their campaign [ READ MORE... ]
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discussion BY ThreeShotGringo ON October 5 - 0 COMMENTS
Mayflies
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I just got a new but old book named: Mayflies, the Angler, and the Trout. It has some great info and tying instructions. We are right in the middle of our fall hatch so I am getting busy on some new patterns to throw at them. I think they have seen way to much of the norm...  
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