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CatskilljonMay 6th, 2014, 11:53 pm
Upstate NY

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I personally feel that it does happen in about a 70% chance maybe even more.


Ohhhh buddy, that's not something you would want to put money on. Its simple really, tie a few on next time your on the water. Cast upstream and wait for them. I didn't just use a bucket when I tested them :)

History tells us LaBranche was one of the top casters of all the Catskill greats. But even he wouldn't have been able to land one of his Pink Lady's on the Willow body up.

While I feel like you do in respect for my Catskill hero's, what they gave us is a tradition of fishing, tying, stream craft and stories that will forever be told and passed on. Sometimes these stories and descriptions were not completely true but they can be interpreted anyway we like. I wouldn't change a word of it, even if the flies dont float like they say. CJ
BrookymanMay 7th, 2014, 2:21 am
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I will tie a couple Catskill classics and try them again. As you know I have been living on my forward hackled babies for years.


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EntomanMay 7th, 2014, 9:46 am
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Northern CA & ID

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Well put, CJ. You can wax poetic a bit yourself. ;)
"It's not that I find fishing so important, it's just that I find all other endeavors of Man equally unimportant... And not nearly as much fun!" Robert Traver, Anatomy of a Fisherman
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