A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

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A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

Post by Bobwhite » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:07 pm

A big shout out to my good friend, Ron Ratliff, and his awesome fly, teh Swamp Rat... which is featured in an awesome new book, "America's Favorite Flies".

It was a real pleasure to work and fish with Ron... and I'm sure that Jess McGlothlin and I would agree that our day up the Nunya River with him was one of the best days in Alaska we ever experienced.

Thanks buddy... for everything!
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Two total shitheads...
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Re: A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

Post by fatman » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:45 pm

:smile they misspelled "Teh" in the book
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Re: A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

Post by austrotard » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:56 am

yeah. I don't care if it's seppo.

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Re: A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

Post by woolly bugger » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:34 am

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Re: A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

Post by BigTimber » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:34 am

credit where credit is due. nice bob.

lates: doesn't bob look a bit like will ferrell in that pic? like the sean connery will ferrel or the drunk harry carrey
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Re: A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

Post by Ruddy Duck » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:47 am

I believe what you meant to say was "doesn't will ferrel look a bit like bob"?

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Re: A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

Post by Kfoxwyo » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:51 am

Very, nice. Time in the boat with Ron is always a pleasure. Nicely played.
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Re: A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

Post by Redchaser » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:43 am

Mighty high praise from an impeccable source. Congrats Ron, and good job Bob.
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Re: A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

Post by Bigguy » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:17 pm

Very nice, Bob. Now post up the Copper Bob story!

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Re: A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

Post by LA Fly Guy » Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:20 pm

Bigguy wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:17 pm
Very nice, Bob. Now post up the Copper Bob story!
Agreed.

I came across this when tying some flies for my first trout trip a few years ago.

Nice job Ron and Bob on the book.

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Re: A big shout out to Ron Ratliff!

Post by LA Fly Guy » Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:21 pm

And I thought this was going to be about the blurb on the Orvis site which mentioned Ron as "The Guide" and nothing else.

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