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Old 02-28-2011, 12:50 PM   #21 (permalink)
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DozerF350's midge was the best fly of the day in 11-mile canyon on Saturday, accounting for over a dozen fish.
Sweet! I've had good luck with that one too. I'm surprised you got so many fish on it, that fly is pretty fragile.
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Old 02-28-2011, 08:43 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Word to the wise: if you dare to tie with super hair - hold on to it with a vise-like grip - it tends to pop off the hook until you tie it down. A lined jaw on your hackle pliers may help - some - but prepare for a lot of foul language.

Use 16/0 or finer white thread underneath - makes the hook white, so the colors show through on the super hair - but keeps the hook from getting too fat from thread turns. Utter delight when you get done with the super hair. Wet down the strands of the fluoro fibre with a little water or pull em over your tongue - sounds weird, but we've all done it - makes working with it a breeze. (And I didn't change colors of thread - just used a Sharpie)
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Old 03-01-2011, 08:35 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I stand by my votes, fishingal the nor-vice company needs you on their staff--- kudo's
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