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by ted patlen
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: rich Bradley reel. need a tune up
Replies: 1
Views: 94

rich Bradley reel. need a tune up

my Bradley reel is in need of a tuneup...Does anyone know someone who has magical fingers.
by ted patlen
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: So what’s hatching now?
Replies: 13
Views: 272

Re: So what’s hatching now?

the ponds are still cold...colder than the upper east and west...slow, lethargic are two words to describe the fishing...a few midges
by ted patlen
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Tools for tying
Replies: 5
Views: 443

Re: Tools for tying

I used to work as a gravel scraper for a paving company. All day long scraping hot asphalt up with a shovel and my bare hands left me with very thick and manly callouses. I used a Port-Cable belt sander with 120 grit sand paper to grind down the callouses. I'd got maybe 5 or 6 uses out of a belt an...
by ted patlen
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Tools for tying
Replies: 5
Views: 443

Re: Tools for tying

My old man was a bricklayer, cement mason too. That's how I got into tying. He loved Oatman streamers but couldn't be near the floss. So I learned at pre teens to make the bodies then he'd finish the flies at his leisure... I buy emery boards at local beauty salons. usually two sided coarse and fine.
by ted patlen
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: The Unnaturals
Topic: Sage 389LL...finest dry fly rod ever?
Replies: 23
Views: 10445

Re: Sage 389LL...finest dry fly rod ever?

I really love that this thread is still alive ! I don't know exactly when "fast action" in terms of rod stiffness became a presence (I'm guessing 1890ish) however we haven't discussed the fly lines used. Silk lines are very different than today poly coated, super slick, long casting, durable, cold w...
by ted patlen
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Woody'sDay
Replies: 9
Views: 951

Re: Woody'sDay

beautiful sentiments
by ted patlen
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Legends dinner
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Legends dinner

Anyone else going? The center is honoring Agnes and Dennis Sharka.. weekend of the 13th.
by ted patlen
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Matched Duck Quills?
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: Matched Duck Quills?

okie dokie
by ted patlen
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Ginger Quill.
Replies: 9
Views: 209

Re: Ginger Quill.

wonderful work
by ted patlen
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Matched Duck Quills?
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: Matched Duck Quills?

how many do you want. special colors?