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  1. Fly Tying
    Found a pic on the interweb; notional tying sequence, change colors to suit your needs. Make it a little fatter and omit the tail and you have a passable hopper. hook - Dai Riki 280 #10 thread/rib - UTC 70 grey brown butt/abdomen/head - 1mm foam cream tail - goose biots cream wing - deer hair...
  2. Fly Tying
    Anyone here sculpt their own popper heads from foam? I have a couple of types. I don't happen to have any purchased popper heads in my stash of materials, so I thought I'd try to make some. I have some 3/8" foam caulk backing that came in a 20' roll. Its round, and I just cut off a section and...
  3. Fly Tying
    A little foam for some more positive buoyancy. This would make a passable Traveling Sedge; add legs and it'd work as a hopper. hook - TMC 5212 #10 thread - UTC 140 tan tail/head - 2mm foam tan body - Zelon dubbing hydropsyche wing - deer hair mash barb, start thread, wrap to bend taper...
  4. Watercraft
    Good afternoon! I am looking to purchase a drift boat and am looking for those who may have one for sale, or know others who may be in the market to sell. I would appreciate any potential information or leads folks have. Thanks! Conner
  5. Fly Tying
    I tie a lot of segmented foam-body dry flies, varying the size and color for the Stonefly hatches in the Western US. Peacock herl underbody, Coastal Deer hair wing. Great on its own and supports a dropper well.
  6. Fly Tying
    While thinking about warmer temps and rivers without glaciers meandering down them, I have been whipping out some foam bugs (grasshoppers) for this upcoming year. I would like to layer pieces of foam on the hook but have a hard time anchoring the in one place. Does anyone have any suggestions on...
  7. Fly Tying
    Dunno if this is an established pattern or not, but it's almost hopper season here and I'm planning on being ready with a few of these:
  8. Beginners "When All Else Fails I Use This Fly" Swap

    Yellow Foam Body Stimulator by *Grizzly 6* Hook: Daiichi 1270, Tiemco 2302, Tiemco 200R, or Mustad 80050BR size 10 Tail/Antenna: Light brown or Yellow goose biot Wing: Natural elk hair over a loop of Antron Hackle: Brown, wrapped "palmer style" over the body, Grizzly hackle wrapped dry fly
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