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  1. Grayone

    Grayone Fishin' to the end, Oc.P

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    These are the retired flies form my GR/Snake trip this year. IMGP1860.JPG IMGP1861.JPG
     
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  2. David Dalan

    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    How did the come to be retired? Nice looking stuff.
     
  3. Grayone

    Grayone Fishin' to the end, Oc.P

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    David.....
    Most of them caught fish!
     
  4. fish-on

    fish-on Waters haunt me....

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    That's a lot of fish.:)
     
  5. slim

    slim Fish or Ski...Fish or ski....fish!

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    Why retire them, there's still lots of fish in the water!
     
  6. David Dalan

    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    That what I thought, but i wanted to be sure. Before I made my own set. Love to duplicate other folks winners :)
     
  7. Grayone

    Grayone Fishin' to the end, Oc.P

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    That ugly skunk with no wing works very well. I tied it after reading Steelhead Fishing Nez Perce Country. It was an original tie for the area. I have used it for three years now. I did not tie the muddler....I only paid 50 cents for it.
     
  8. Matthew LeBret

    Matthew LeBret Active Member

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    I have to agree......
    Great looking batch
     
  9. Irafly

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    Where are the yarnies??
     
  10. Christian Brewer

    Christian Brewer Super Slacker

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    Those still look good to me...I'd give 'em another chance.
     
  11. Salmo_g

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    All my retired flies are either bent, broken, or lost. With lost claiming the majority. I keep flies in service long after their "pull" date.

    Sg
     
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  12. Grayone

    Grayone Fishin' to the end, Oc.P

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    I'm retired and need something to do most of the time. Hence, flies that hook or land steelhead are retired so that I can tie more.
     
  13. Nooksack Mac

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    Good idea, Grayone. I'd consider washing, blow-drying, and primping these, then mounting them in a frame, perhaps with a photo or two of the rivers. Then tie new, improved(?) versions of the ones that worked.
     

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