Atlantic salmon fly video - GP Zonker

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  1. yuhina

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    if you are interested in modern salmon fly, and have a lot of time in hand, there are some good tricks in this video. most of the materials are available in our market as well..
     
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    why is his hand so shaky??
     
  3. yuhina

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    I don't know, my hands are doing the same when tying flies... "fish fever" I guess : )
     
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    I have had bad luck with weighted plastic tube flies. Must be my crap casting, but I end up breaking the tubes. Anyone have this experience or how to avoid it.

    Joe
     
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    what language do you speak at home?
     
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    Can't you use brass tubes for the weighted tube flys?

    I am just learning to tie on tubes and so far can only tie epoxy head streamers and pencil poppers, so I am curious also with winter coming and shrimp patterns maybe getting hot on the beach.
     
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    I like to use aluminum tubes, it offset the buoyancy materials and easy to cast...I mainly use the sinktips to adjust the desired depth.
     
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    Ha..... Sweeeeeeeetish!! : )
     
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    HMH tubes were famous for breaking in cold water. They claim to have fixed the issue, but I wont go back. I've never had problems with Froden or Eumer.
     
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    Maybe thats my problem. I think I've only used HMH tubes. I havent used aluminum or copper tubes much cuz I thought the how idea was to use simple low cost plastic.

    Joe
     
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    Whats the point of using 2 tubes- one liner and the other?

    Thanks,
    Ben
     
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    the bigger tube (at the butt) is to jam your hook eye into.
     

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