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JADOctober 26th, 2007, 8:04 am
Alexandria Pa

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They fasten red (crimson red) wool around a hook, and fix onto the wool two feathers which grow under a cock’s wattles, and which in colour are like wax.
Radcliffe's Fishing from the Earliest Times,
Shawnny3October 26th, 2007, 8:26 am
Pleasant Gap, PA

Posts: 1197
One of the best pieces on fishing I've read in a long time. Thanks for sharing, John. The imagery makes me long for January, if that's possible.

Jewelry-Quality Artistic Salmon Flies, by Shawn Davis
FalsiflyOctober 26th, 2007, 10:01 am
Hayward, WI.

Posts: 661
The why is a pleasant escape from the often times mundane opinions of how.
Thanks John
When asked what I just caught that monster on I showed him. He put on his magnifiers and said, "I can't believe they can see that."
MartinlfOctober 27th, 2007, 11:22 am
Palmyra PA

Posts: 3230
Exceptionally well written, John. I enjoyed every word. --Louis
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
QuillgordonOctober 27th, 2007, 2:57 pm
Schuylkill County, PA.

Posts: 109

Fly-fishing means eliminating all the variables — what fly you choose, what cast you make, how you approach — until you solve the single, irreducible event that is happening in front of you: the head of a trout taking a mayfly from the water’s surface.
What more can one say!
Flyfishing is a state of mind! .............. Q.g.

WestOctober 27th, 2007, 7:00 pm
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Posts: 46
Hey, that was awesome! Great stuff. Thanks for sharing.

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