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    jada0406 replied to the thread Dry Fly.
    HI', Steff and JayP, I have been tying flies since September 1959; I was invited to run a fly tying class at our local FE classes in...
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    jada0406 replied to the thread Dry Fly.
    Hi, JayP, I just had a look at the fly via the link, and I would guess that it is a dry fly version of a Diawl Bach --- the famous...
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    jada0406 reacted to Mr Notherone's post in the thread On line fly with Like Like.
    I’m always surprised by folk who will spend decent money on rods, reels, lines etc and then try to find flies for 50p to attach to the fish…
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    jada0406 reacted to BobP's post in the thread Dry fly rod! with Like Like.
    It will obviously depend on what sort of water you are fishing. A small tree-lined freestone river where wading is required is a...
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    jada0406 reacted to Rhithrogena's post in the thread Dry fly rod! with Like Like.
    Personally I like shorter rods for dry fly, an 8'6" #4 on big reservoirs and 7'#3 on the small overgrown rivers I fish. Shorter rods are...
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    jada0406 replied to the thread Grayling ejecting nymphs.
    Hl, Re your bug-hunting; the types of nymphs that you find is often governed by the type of stream/river you fish, and in which part...
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    jada0406 reacted to BobP's post in the thread Grayling ejecting nymphs with Like Like.
    Your last sentence is on the money. When I was doing river competitions we always reckoned that those small, ie 6" or less, grayling...
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    jada0406 reacted to Cap'n Fishy's post in the thread Reviving dry flies with Like Like.
    I find it is usually worth holding an ageing dry fly in the steam from a kettle for several seconds... giving it a bit turn...
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    jada0406 reacted to wobbly face's post in the thread Reviving dry flies with Like Like.
    I was fortunate to fish a little brook some years back. Put on my CDC dry (I'd just tweaked the pattern so didn't know how it would...
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