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JOHNWMarch 1st, 2009, 9:06 am
Chambersburg, PA

Posts: 452
Shawn, I thought that might be the case. Sweet little fly you tied there.
JW (aka Trouble Maker in Chief)
"old habits are hard to kill once you have gray in your beard" -Old Red Barn
CaseyPMarch 1st, 2009, 3:16 pm
Arlington, VA/ Mercersburg, PA

Posts: 653
oh, yeah--it had all the earmarks: gorgeous, not easily tied, and no matter how big you magnify it, absolutely perfect.

i used it yesterday because the water on the little J was a bit cloudy from the rain the night before. something flashy seemed in order.
"You can observe a lot by watching." Yogi Berra
Shawnny3March 4th, 2009, 3:11 pm
Moderator
Pleasant Gap, PA

Posts: 1197
Thanks, guys.

-Shawn
Jewelry-Quality Artistic Salmon Flies, by Shawn Davis
www.davisflydesigns.com
Flatstick96March 12th, 2009, 11:00 am
Posts: 127
I see the secret behind the storied John Silver has finally been leaked to a select few; consider yourselves fortunate - not much escapes the Shawnny Vault.

Shawn, I hope this doesn't mean I have to start tying these for myself instead of raiding your box. I always figured that as long as you kept devising the patterns and I kept teaching you how to fish them, then we'd be even. Kidding, of course... ;-)

Shawnny3March 13th, 2009, 12:07 pm
Moderator
Pleasant Gap, PA

Posts: 1197
Yes, it's grudgingly that I open the vault. I only hope that what's inside doesn't prove to others to be something unworthy of a vault in the first place. But I'm trying to be more open with my things.

-Shawn
Jewelry-Quality Artistic Salmon Flies, by Shawn Davis
www.davisflydesigns.com
MartinlfMarch 13th, 2009, 2:03 pm
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Palmyra PA

Posts: 2955
OK, I've figured out the identity of our new member--as I thought. Welcome "Flatstick."
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
Flatstick96March 16th, 2009, 8:23 am
Posts: 127
Thanks Louis - good to be here (acutally, I've lurked for a LOOOOONG time; since the site's inception, as a matter of fact).

Now that I'm back in Texas I frequent the trout fishing sites far less than I used to (when I lived in SC I'd literally be on the FFP board and this site EVERY DAY). The problem, really, is that I can't even describe how much I miss being up there; some people seem to able to sate their appetite for the unattainable by living vicariously through the experiences of others, but for me it's just the opposite - the more I read and talk about it, the more bummed I get that I'm stuck down here.

I like to track Google Analytics for Shawn's site, and I'll often click through to see which threads have sent him traffic - that gets me back here from time to time. Finally I figured I might as well register and post the odd comment now and again.

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