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by Bud
Sat Aug 08, 2009 9:01 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Catskill Fly Tyers Guild Picnic
Replies: 0
Views: 444

Catskill Fly Tyers Guild Picnic

Folks-- There's been a snafu getting out the hard copy of the August Gazette . If you know someone who gets the snail-mail version, please pass along the following information. Thanks. The Annual Catskill Fly Tyers Guild Picnic will be held on Saturday, August 15, from noon to 4:00 P.M. at the Elsie...
by Bud
Fri Jun 19, 2009 10:01 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Fran Betters
Replies: 6
Views: 878

Re: Fran Betters

>>just didn't want anyone to think I was requesting these emails be put in print<< Bob-- You're exactly right. I just started having second thoughts about going public with them. As I said, it's one thing to share concerns among friends, but its another to make use of them the way I was doing. While...
by Bud
Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Fran Betters
Replies: 6
Views: 878

Re: Fran Betters

Folks-- I've had another update from Bob Mead, but it says about the same thing that Mike posted above. I'm backing off from publishing more of these updates in the Gazette , because the whole thing seems to be getting a little ghoulish. I don't mean here, talking among ourselves and sharing concern...
by Bud
Mon May 18, 2009 8:37 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Solomon Caddis
Replies: 7
Views: 1249

Re: Solomon Caddis

ewpeper wrote: Sometime I'll write down my recollections of a dinner at the Antrim with Al McClane -- talk about someone who knew fly fishing, trout fishing and the Catskill history! WOW!

EP
Uh, Eric? There's a great place to publish that--it's called the Gallete or the Gizzard or something. ;)

--Bud
by Bud
Thu May 07, 2009 8:37 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: March Brown
Replies: 22
Views: 4612

Re: March Brown

ewpeper wrote:my mix, which comprised a blend of cream, light olive, yellow, medium olive and a touch of orange
Eric--

OT, but wow--a correct use of "comprise"! Hardly anybody ever gets that right. I love ya, man. :ugeek:

Sorry, folks--editor geekery.

--Bud
by Bud
Wed Apr 29, 2009 6:31 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Davidson Special
Replies: 5
Views: 1189

Re: Davidson Special

Mike--

The results are going to be what people care about anyway, so that's the right way to have gone. I look forward to seeing the book.

--Bud
by Bud
Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:42 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Davidson Special
Replies: 5
Views: 1189

Re: Davidson Special

I generated all kinds of hard values. I ran another powerful statistical test called the Tukey's Honestly significant difference test (HSD) which could reveal exactly which tiers were more different and which tiers were more the same. (The ANOVA can't tell you this--only that there is a difference ...
by Bud
Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Our Hero Wins Bicentennial Fly Contest
Replies: 2
Views: 649

Re: Our Hero Wins Bicentennial Fly Contest

Joe-- Here you go. Ther contest rules: "Flies must be wet flies (quill wing, soft hackle, no-wing style, etc.) tied on hooks no larger than a size 8 traditional wet-fly hook. Flies must include three of the following colors: royal blue, maroon/claret, white, and gray. (These are the colors of the lo...
by Bud
Sun Apr 26, 2009 4:22 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: British English?
Replies: 1
Views: 565

British English?

Joe--

The only language option here seems to be British English. Are ya gonna make us spell the noun "tyer," or can we still write in Americanese? :geek:

--Bud
by Bud
Sun Apr 26, 2009 4:14 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Glad to see
Replies: 8
Views: 1543

Re: Glad to see

Joe--

I wondered what was keeping you busy. It looks like it's going to be a great site, with all these classy tiers signing up.

--Bud