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#2314985 - 05/29/08 12:40 PM Stick Guard
Clifford hilbert
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While I was reading a fly fishing magazine recently I noticed that in one of the articles they mentioned something called "Stick Guard". It is a strip of clear plastic where one end goes over the hook eye and then you imbed the point of the hook into the other end, making it weedless. Has anyone ever used it?? Bill Sankey, does BasspPro sell it?? does it work???

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#2317317 - 05/30/08 07:07 AM Re: Stick Guard [Re: ]
Dave Speer Offline
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Registered: 01/06/04
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Kliff if you tied flies you'd have all kinda stuff that could be substituted for that, so get to it man!
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#2317517 - 05/30/08 07:50 AM Re: Stick Guard [Re: Dave Speer]
Clifford hilbert
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Nope Dave, I still have my sanity, unlike most fly tyers I know. breakdance

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#2317534 - 05/30/08 07:54 AM Re: Stick Guard [Re: ]
Mike Andrews Offline
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Registered: 04/12/05
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BassPro in Garland has 'em or at least they did last weekend.

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#2317724 - 05/30/08 08:33 AM Re: Stick Guard [Re: Mike Andrews]
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Registered: 02/16/01
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Loc: McKinney TX USA
Sounds interesting. So this is an after market store bought product that fits on while tying or afterwards on completed flies?

I Googled Bass Pro's site but did not find them. Kind of a generic name and unless they are paying big bucks for web presence might be hard to get to (at least it's been the case for me)
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#2318236 - 05/30/08 10:58 AM Re: Stick Guard [Re: Mike Andrews]
Dave Speer Offline
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Originally Posted By: TxBuddha
BassPro in Garland has 'em or at least they did last weekend.


I thought you quit fly fishin Mike!!!! I need to call you up we need to chase stripes.
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#2331735 - 06/04/08 05:51 AM Re: Stick Guard [Re: Dave Speer]
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Registered: 02/10/02
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I'll have to remember to check on this one.
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