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by Roadkill
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Black Spider... kind of
Replies: 14
Views: 427

Re: Black Spider... kind of

Fishnkilts,

Kind of like casting... Practice, Practice, Practice. :)

It also helps to have started tying over 60 years ago and learning at a couple decades of Expos with world class tyers! ;) Today the NET brings those expert tyers right into your home. :D
by Roadkill
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:43 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Black Spider... kind of
Replies: 14
Views: 427

Re: Black Spider... kind of

Rick Hafele & Dave Hughes in their 1981 book The Complete Book of Western Hatches identified 4 Small Brown Stones (Genus: Nemoura (Little Brown Stone), Leuctra (Needle Fly), Capnia (Winter Stone), and Brachyptera (Little Red Stone). It has been one of my favorite reference books since 1985! The ...
by Roadkill
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Black Spider... kind of
Replies: 14
Views: 427

Re: Black Spider... kind of

DUBBN, Nice Inspiration!! Here is my Winter Stone... I hope to fish with ronr. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50826839506_a371b2518b_z.jpg IMGP1243 by William Lovelace , on Flickr It is a #18 tied with Brown silk, xs silver rib and a Starling hackle. It might be a little large for the Winer Sto...
by Roadkill
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Smoke fly
Replies: 8
Views: 283

Re: Smoke fly

Very nice ties!!
by Roadkill
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:54 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Olive Copies!
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: Olive Copies!

Send me a few of each for testing!! ;) :lol: :mrgreen:
by Roadkill
Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Gingerbread
Replies: 11
Views: 320

Re: Gingerbread

Great looking fly!!
by Roadkill
Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Red Fox Squirrel - Harvesting Dubbing
Replies: 9
Views: 228

Re: Red Fox Squirrel - Harvesting Dubbing

Nice SBS! I quit harvesting dubbing from wild varmints with my 22 or 20 Ga. after learning about Tularemia, Plague, Rabies, Typhus, Hanta Virus, etc. :shock: By then I also had quite a good supply! When I was older visiting furriers shops (pre PETA) was much easier! My favorite stop passing through ...
by Roadkill
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: *&%#* fly line !!!
Replies: 15
Views: 396

Re: *&%#* fly line !!!

Some waters are just dirty with suspended clay, algae, etc.. I keep a line dressing kit in my fly vests. If the line isn't cracked or the floating spheres worn down a couple of minutes cleaning the line in the field can put you back in the water. Worst case scenario, I usually have another floating ...
by Roadkill
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: *&%#* fly line !!!
Replies: 15
Views: 396

Re: *&%#* fly line !!!

Boarmountain wrote: Thu Dec 31, 2020 3:18 pm What is everyone's opinion on a floating fly line where the tip won't sink after an hour of fishing.....
8-) :D If it were a sink tip or sinking line I would be upset! ;)
by Roadkill
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Owl substitutes?
Replies: 9
Views: 257

Re: Owl substitutes?