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MartinlfJanuary 8th, 2013, 7:43 pm
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Palmyra PA

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For me, the Tiemco 921 is fast becoming my favorite small fly hook. Do others have any pet hooks out there?
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
PaulRobertsJanuary 9th, 2013, 11:50 am
Colorado

Posts: 1776
I liked Sprite hooks, from Redditch. Apparently they were/are? across the lane from Partridge. I bought some at a show a while back and haven't found them since.
MartinlfJanuary 9th, 2013, 12:52 pm
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Palmyra PA

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Paul, if you don't mind ordering:

http://greatfeathers.com/hooks/sprite/index.aspx

only in 14 and 16, though.

Or, from across the pond:

http://www.troutflies.co.uk/section.php/121/1/sprite-fly-tying-hooks
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
TNEALJanuary 14th, 2013, 6:26 pm
GRAYLING. MICHIGAN

Posts: 278
When I started tying (1954) hook choices were minimal. There are a lot of quality hooks on today's market, so I opt for the best value, one with top quality and low cost. The answer for me is Togen hooks. Pretty wide variety, strong, sharp, and mini barbs... with a more than reasonable price
CrepuscularJanuary 14th, 2013, 8:00 pm
Boiling Springs, PA

Posts: 923
I like the ones that have fish attached to them
MartinlfJanuary 15th, 2013, 9:16 am
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Palmyra PA

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Now, Eric, as my dad used to tell me, everyone likes a little *ss every now and then, but nobody likes a smart*ss. ;>
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
PaulRobertsJanuary 15th, 2013, 11:42 am
Colorado

Posts: 1776
That's them! Thanks, Louis.
JesseJanuary 19th, 2013, 5:06 pm
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Even though they are getting hard to find in many fly shops around the around, i do love my mustad hooks.
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