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by corvus
Fri May 13, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Harry Darbee
Replies: 4
Views: 866

Re: Harry Darbee

Oh my! that last sentence... ("I'm far from complacent about America's natural resources," he says. "I think we're balanced on a fine line, and it's just possible we can lose our resources faster than anyone thought. But when you say that, people think you're a nut. I'm not. I was, I think, brought ...
by corvus
Tue Dec 09, 2014 11:08 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Ausable Bombers
Replies: 8
Views: 1370

Re: Ausable Bombers

Cabin fever is starting early this year.... :lol:
by corvus
Fri Oct 24, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
Topic: White bugger…
Replies: 11
Views: 2769

Re: White bugger…

Kinda like Joe Brooks "blonds." I gave one to a young fellow in the Beartooths this summer and he caught more fish than the rest of us put together....
by corvus
Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Flying predators
Replies: 14
Views: 1151

Re: Flying predators

It happens... An eagle got one of my Mom's cats right on our lakeshore driveway... Ma always said the "cat got its wings." She had Hans and Fritz, "the Katzenjammer Kids", for those of you old enough to remember that comic strip.... Hans was the one who learned to fly.
by corvus
Fri Mar 21, 2014 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Flying predators
Replies: 14
Views: 1151

Re: Flying predators

Recent indications are that spraying for Spruce Bud Worms has impacted the Evening Grosbeak numbers... Here in Northern MN we used to get flocks of them at the feeders... I have counted two in the last year. I guess it just points up how interconnected everything is on this old orb. Its like a finel...
by corvus
Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Flying predators
Replies: 14
Views: 1151

Re: Flying predators

Lead. Lead BB's for the Eagles and Owls (and ducks) and condors, lead fishing gear for the Ospreys. A quick check with the Raptor Center here in MN will satisfiy you that there is plenty of stuff "keeping them in check." As for your robins..... do the neighbors have a cat? Cats kill hundreds of thou...
by corvus
Sun Mar 16, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Peacock eyes for quill Gordon's
Replies: 18
Views: 3331

Re: Peacock eyes for quill Gordon's

Get a bunch... The first 100 are just for practice anyway.. :roll:
by corvus
Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Stimulation
Replies: 6
Views: 1077

Re: Stimulation

Oooooo....! Now that's cabin fever!
by corvus
Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:38 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Stimulation
Replies: 6
Views: 1077

Stimulation

Did you know when it's -40º F it's the same as -40º C. When that happens you need some "Stimulation."

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by corvus
Sun Jan 19, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: stab at a Davidson Special
Replies: 18
Views: 2386

Re: stab at a Davidson Special

"Add 2 or 3 "microfibet" fibers to the tail the same length as the WD"

Best tip I've seen ain a long while... Thank you!

And the "back hackle" is good too!