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Palmering, Pilgrims, fly tying history, the Worm and the Plague

thanks to this great comment left by reader Phil Foster on yesterday’s brainwashem’ young- Julian’s Wouf-Wouf salmon fly in regards to my mentioning “in the fly tying world, ‘palmering‘ means winding a hackle around the hook shank, not pulling hackle fibres back before winding/palmering the hackle to the hook shank.” 488 more words

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May i might, Might i May.

encountered on an English chalkstream last month, this little fairy just may… have made my day.

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Caenis Ins and Outs

we already know this gorgeous little creature has several functions:

– firstly and most importantly, it gets us all excited when we see one. it makes us stop whatever it was we where doing (even if that something was fun), run over and grab a rod and do what’s natural for us fly fishers: have more fun than what normal people consider as fun. 408 more words

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what did the caenis say

as it was about to crash into the window ?

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winter Damsel gymnastics

screwing around in the sun, planking.
planking in the sun and screwing around.
not a bad life i guess.

be sure to watch this in full-screen. enjoy !

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monday's may

just might be the last i see of these for a while, thanks for stopping by little friend.

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