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Author Topic: Hey Fly Tiers...What's In The Vise?  (Read 306720 times)

rgfixit

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Re: Hey Fly Tiers...What's In The Vise?
« Reply #3645 on: May 20, 2018, 03:18 AM »
Diatomaceous Earth is actually the fossilized skeletons of diatoms. I believe it's composed of silica. Very good in the garden for keeping pests at bay. I use it for slugs, snails and other types of borers the would attack my veggies.

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Re: Hey Fly Tiers...What's In The Vise?
« Reply #3646 on: May 24, 2018, 06:15 PM »
Well, it's nice to finally enjoy the fruits of my labor at the fly tying bench. After missing a year, my son and I made it down again to the Delaware River once more and the fishing  did not disappoint.  We had good weather, found some flows all to ourselves, and had plenty of targets on top in the evenings right into the darkness.  The hatches were enough to get fish working on top and I still say its one of the few places you can catch large trout on dry flies in the northeast.  Apple caddis -  this loop wing (tied with Antron) emerger always works down there and the Hendrickson Comparadun was  a winner well. Don't leave for the Delaware without them. If you're wondering about the mask, the black flies were out too and I have numerous  bumps on my forehead to prove it.    Good times with son.
       








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Re: Hey Fly Tiers...What's In The Vise?
« Reply #3647 on: May 25, 2018, 06:36 AM »
Nice flies and fish bartman  :thumbup_smilie:

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Re: Hey Fly Tiers...What's In The Vise?
« Reply #3648 on: May 25, 2018, 06:57 AM »
Proof is in the pudding... two beauties!
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Re: Hey Fly Tiers...What's In The Vise?
« Reply #3649 on: May 25, 2018, 07:00 AM »
Nice job... Congratulations........
Sometimes we live no particular way but our own.....<br />Strangers stopping strangers just to shake there hand...<br />\"Dying is the easy part. Learning how to live is the hard part....\"

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Re: Hey Fly Tiers...What's In The Vise?
« Reply #3650 on: May 25, 2018, 09:00 AM »
Very nice looking trout. Congrats...h2l

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Re: Hey Fly Tiers...What's In The Vise?
« Reply #3651 on: Jun 02, 2018, 06:22 AM »
I wanted something to throw in the weeds for bass and pike.  I've had dozens of these weedless hooks I haven't used in decades and thought maybe I could do something with them.  A little bucktail and flash with a short stainless bite leader and I think they'll catch fish.  Trial run soon....... 

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Re: Hey Fly Tiers...What's In The Vise?
« Reply #3652 on: Jun 02, 2018, 11:22 AM »
There you go! Break in that 8 wt👍

Rg
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Re: Hey Fly Tiers...What's In The Vise?
« Reply #3653 on: Jun 05, 2018, 06:07 PM »
I had an hour to kill so tried my luck at a few perch flavored Clousers on the heavy weedless hooks.  Gotta take a day and get out on the water.



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