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RogueratAugust 6th, 2011, 12:59 pm
Posts: 462
anbody ever given thought to tying-bench cleanup by using one of those mini (micro?) vacuum-cleaners they make for electronic stuff like keyboards?

I'm married to the most forgiving wife in the world, she admires everything I tie with a that's nice, dear' and I want to keep her happy. that means no piles of clipped deer hair on the carpet, no stray feathers hanging out of the dog's mouth, etc...

I think I'll Google this item and see what's out there, just for grins.

I Peter 5:7...'Cast your cares upon Him'
JesseAugust 7th, 2011, 2:02 am
Posts: 378
What the hells bells de very confused hopper pattern!
Most of us fish our whole lives..not knowing its not the fish that we are after.
RogueratAugust 7th, 2011, 7:25 am
Posts: 462
vacuum-cleaned hoppers?

I saw a balsa-bodied monstrosity from the '50's in a magazine recently, guess it follows suit that this 'fly' was dreamed up during the days of 'duck and cover' and radiation-spawned mutants all over the place.
GutcutterAugust 7th, 2011, 9:33 pm

Posts: 470
vacuum-cleaned hoppers?
and radiation-spawned mutants all over the place.

Yeah, they wouldn't work anymore. Fish don't like Chernobyl ants or hoppers. Don't ever try to use them in Pennsylvania.
Oh, yeah, I guess you would have to throw them at SMB because we have no trouts in PA
All men who fish may in turn be divided into two parts: those who fish for trout and those who don't. Trout fishermen are a race apart: they are a dedicated crew- indolent, improvident, and quietly mad.

-Robert Traver, Trout Madness
RogueratAugust 8th, 2011, 9:48 am
Posts: 462
make a quick trip to West MI, then- it rained over the weekend and we've been advised of the possibility of a 'run' of "Brown Trout" in the Grand again.

seriously, heading for The Muskegon this evening, SMB are said to be hitting topwaters pretty consistently. sz 10 poppers and frogs,etc, on Stinger hooks.

'should I wear a film-badge when tying on Chernobyl mutants?'

I Peter 5:7...'Cast your cares upon Him'
Jmd123August 8th, 2011, 4:45 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2493
Depends on whether they actually glow in the dark or not...

No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...

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