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    Yup, still happening. Interesting reading...

    Yup, still happening. Interesting reading though.......
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    Moderator Notification

    For some reason I am still getting e-mail notification for moderator discussion and I haven't been a moderator for quite some time. Can you please remove this?
  3. Thread: The new guy :)

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    Welcome! I've been known to hunt a bit! ...

    Welcome! I've been known to hunt a bit!

    http://gallery.flybc.ca/albums/johnk/Moose_2011_030.jpg
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    SBS May 2012: The Wine Killer

    For a couple years I searched for a technique for adding beadheads to rabbit strip leeches without that unsightly buildup of thread behind the bead and that is when I came up with this pattern. I...
  5. Thread: Chironomids

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    [OPEN] 3/32 would be the appropriate size bead for size...

    3/32 would be the appropriate size bead for size 15 AJ hook.
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    Sticky: Okay, lets do the Wine Killer. It's caught large...

    Okay, lets do the Wine Killer. It's caught large trout in four provinces and is one worth tying but what's more important than the pattern is the technique of incorporating beads with rabbit strip...
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    Sticky: I'm willing to do my Wine Killer leech or a...

    I'm willing to do my Wine Killer leech or a chironomid. Just say the word!
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    Welcome aboard BigA. I am 2.5 hours northwest of...

    Welcome aboard BigA. I am 2.5 hours northwest of you in Fox Creek. Lots of knowledgeable people here so ask questions and offer input whenever you can. Enjoy your time here.
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    Sticky: Any time you're in a bind, Scott, let me know....

    Any time you're in a bind, Scott, let me know. I've got the photos saved for the SBS I did a couple years ago on my mini rabbit strip leech and can usually put something together in a couple hours.
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    960 flies. 80 hours. When working out my cost I...

    960 flies. 80 hours. When working out my cost I attribute 1 hour to each dozen. It only takes 40 minutes to tie a dozen but the prep time is a killer. Stripping one side of each feather is very time...
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    Did someone say Woolly Buggers? ...

    Did someone say Woolly Buggers?

    http://gallery.flybc.ca/albums/johnk/Winter_s_Tying_010.jpg
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    Hey Syd, Welcome to the board....

    Hey Syd,

    Welcome to the board. Having lived at Tunkwa Lake from 99-'08 I miss the Southern Interior. Many friends and fishing buds in Kamloops and several "off the grid" lakes I...
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    This pattern was developed for Manitoba but it...

    This pattern was developed for Manitoba but it has become my favourite Bugger Variant anywhere! I started selling this pattern as part of the lineup available at Nicola Valley Outdoors in Merritt and...
  14. Thread: fly swap

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    [OPEN] Sure. Chronies or micro leeches, count me in!

    Sure. Chronies or micro leeches, count me in!
  15. Thread: Hello everybody!

    by johnk
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    Hi Abby, Welcome! There is a wealth...

    Hi Abby,
    Welcome! There is a wealth of knowledge here. Feel free to ask questions or offer advice.
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    Anyone who thinks trout don't eat adult damsels...

    Anyone who thinks trout don't eat adult damsels is full of....well you know! Either that or they don't catch many trout. Back in the day when I was killing lots of larger fish I would find adult...
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    Welcome Sixweight. I'll be in Saskatchewan for 4...

    Welcome Sixweight. I'll be in Saskatchewan for 4 or 5 days in early June to fish a couple special trout lakes on my way to the Parklands.
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    [OPEN] Tunkwa has bloodworms an inch long and some big...

    Tunkwa has bloodworms an inch long and some big bombers, up to size 8 3xl so you're size is definitely not out of line.
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    Randy, Ya, that brown is alright if ya...

    Randy,
    Ya, that brown is alright if ya like big, fat pigs.......hey, I do! Awesome specimen and welcome. I have several friends in the Central Oregon Flyfishers who used to come up to the...
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    [OPEN] No, the extension is what you tie on. You can buy...

    No, the extension is what you tie on. You can buy 1000 packs of stickpins for a buck and the bead is 1/8" tungsten. The idea is to tie the pin with the bead already on on to the shank of your hook...
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    [OPEN] For my style of tying leeches i also prefer jig...

    For my style of tying leeches i also prefer jig hooks and the pattern in the photo is tied on a Diiachi 4660 jig hook which can be obtained from Canadian Llama who is an advertising sponsor of this...
  22. Thread: An introduction

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    I managed Tunkwa Lake Resort for nine years but...

    I managed Tunkwa Lake Resort for nine years but my wife's health forced us to make a severe lifestyle change. Now we live in Alberta, I work in the oilfield and life has turned out pretty good. I...
  23. The latest creation, a modernized update of an...

    The latest creation, a modernized update of an old pattern from '98.

    http://gallery.flybc.ca/albums/album640/Rosie_s_Leech_001.jpg
  24. Andy, Very nice. Where did you get...

    Andy,
    Very nice. Where did you get those beads. I absolutely need some of those blue ones for a new pattern coming out next spring. Love the metallic green as well.
  25. Ditto on the photo! I believe the 3665A is...

    Ditto on the photo! I believe the 3665A is 6x-long and I didn't know it was 3x-heavy. I originally tied the K-Mart on that hook in size 10 but switched to size 8 4xl hooks so as not to lose so many...
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