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6th Annual Outdoor Show & Sale (March 30-April 2)

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...Hank is showing this young fellow the steps in tying this woolly bugger...another success story of the day...

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...and we cannot forget about Darren sitting over at the superfly booth...had to snap a picture when walking by...good job on tying those pike flies Darren...

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...will post Sundays pictures later on, either tonight or tomorrow...choosing from over a hundred pictures taken on Sunday, I have narrowed it down to about twenty-three pictures...again more decisions to make...

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...here we find Pauline demonstrating the technique of tying in the feather and chenille while her young assistant is waiting very patiently to cut some materials...

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Paul,

 

This is a great series of photos. Thanks for taking the photos, and taking the time to choose and post them.

 

Michael

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...this is the secret in the art of fly tying, your breathing has to be in sync with each other...

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...man, I thought school work was hard, but this fly tying is a lot more fun to do...

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...I keep seeing green little fuzzy things...makes for a fantastic looking fly too...

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...now open up your hand, time to field test the marabou feather for softness...

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...with the marabou feather in place, we now tie it down so it is snug and does not move around on the hook...

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...see, you start your thread at the eye of the hook and you wind it back to the barb of the hook, pretty cool eh...

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...and now for some more pictures...this is your fly to tie, we'll get you started, ready to roll, a fine job indeed...

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...getting ready to tie in the pretty yellow marabou feather, she just can't wait...

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...jumping with joy, her fly almost done, the fun continues...and little bit of feather tickling helps too...

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...making sure that the hook is positioned right and also tight and does not move around...a very important step before starting to tie...

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...this what we call "dressing the hook"...winding of the thread from front to back and as you can see, it takes your full attention...

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