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by The Novice Returns
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Upper Beaverkill tribs
Replies: 6
Views: 621

Re: Upper Beaverkill tribs

John, did you ever fish the portion of the upper Beaverkill that is public and accessed by the trailhead off of Turnwood Road near Balsam Lake?
I've hiked it but never fished it. It looked like nice water.
by The Novice Returns
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Getting ready...
Replies: 16
Views: 1139

Re: Getting ready...

Well, I guess it is time for the annual cleaning of the Fly Line.

I'm sort of picky about that. In fact, one year I cleaned my fly line in the middle of the season!
by The Novice Returns
Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Joe fox
Replies: 9
Views: 1044

Re: Joe fox

Joe, I will come and tie for you part time.
Not only will this free you up in the weeks to come, you won't be bothered ever again with reorders from the folks who get my flies.
by The Novice Returns
Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: RULES
Topic: Rust in peace
Replies: 1
Views: 3636

Re: Rust in peace

Thanks for posting this. I'm sure plenty of folks here will recognize it.
by The Novice Returns
Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: seal dubbing
Replies: 33
Views: 3046

Re: seal dubbing

http://www.cookshill-flytying.co.uk/hair.htm

My source for Seal and Polar Bear. I can recommend it without qualification.
by The Novice Returns
Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Public Lands Transfer
Replies: 11
Views: 1134

Re: Public Lands Transfer

Simply put, the Republicans in Congress and our new President have no love for either the environment or our public lands.
Is this something that should concern us? I think so.
by The Novice Returns
Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: environmental stewardship
Replies: 11
Views: 950

environmental stewardship

Well this is distressing... "Why Congress just killed a rule restricting coal companies from dumping waste in streams" http://www.vox.com/2017/2/2/14488448/stream-protection-rule I have a great foreboding in regards to Trump and the Republicans concerning the environment. In fact, I trust them about...
by The Novice Returns
Sun Jan 01, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Golden Pheasant Tippets?
Replies: 0
Views: 354

Golden Pheasant Tippets?

Anyone need any Golden Pheasant Tippets?
http://static.snopes.com/wordpress/wp-c ... r-bird.jpg

Happy New Year Everyone, For our Chinese friends this will be the Year of the Rooster (Jan 28th) order some hackle from Joe!
by The Novice Returns
Fri Dec 16, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: A useful tip from Davie McPhail
Replies: 1
Views: 444

A useful tip from Davie McPhail

Make your own flat lead strips, easy peasy...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVH_49xf-PI