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German Pancakes.... Money $

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On this very cold winter morning, after shoveling the driveway. I made some German pancakes just like my Grandma Lehner made for me 50+ years ago.... Yeah, they taste as good as they look, just ask my wife.... Boy that breakfast sure brings back memories.



Davey McPhail Sawyer Style PT nymphs

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Hi friends, this is a Frank Sawyer fly pattern variation that I've fished for many years. Davey McPhail has an excellent video showing the tying steps here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ogp5F7bmVcA&t=0s I tie them the same way Davey does in pheasant-tail to imitate mayfly nymphs but also in turkey-tail to imitate the small early stone fly nymphs here in NY. They are fast and easy to tie using just XS or SM Uni-copper wire along with your choice of tail material and a nymph #14 1XL hook.





Merry Christmas!

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Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! John 1:29

For nothing will be impossible with God. Luke 1:37
In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. John 1:4-5
The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. He was in the world, and the world was made through him… John 1:9-10

Bamboo restore - refurbish

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A friend gave me two old fly rods awhile ago. Today, I dug them out and got to work on them. One is a  Horrocks and Ibbotson Featherlight and the other is a Kingfisher Fly Rod both 8 1/2' long. Both will be stripped and rebuilt as "user" fly rods.... The good news is all the bamboo seems to be in fairly good shape. I am starting with the H and I.





Turkey Soup.... Anyone?

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Nothing like good old turkey soup after Thanksgiving.... It's a task I enjoy each year.