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by joaniebo
Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: With Apologies to Canon Greenwell
Replies: 1
Views: 80

With Apologies to Canon Greenwell

Did a few of these in the past couple days.
by joaniebo
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: New Flymph Hook
Replies: 4
Views: 120

Re: New Flymph Hook

Have you ever tried these? From (http://www.troutandsalmonhooks.com/shop/ )
by joaniebo
Sat Apr 17, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Bronze Peacock & Young Starling
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: Bronze Peacock & Young Starling

The dun color of the young starling is extremely appealing. What region of the bird are these feathers from? Are they body feathers, or wing feathers (coverts)? Ray You got me! I did these quite awhile back and just found the .jpg recently. If I recall correctly (???), I think the hackles were wing...
by joaniebo
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Magpie herl heads !!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: Magpie herl heads !!!!!

It's been awhile since I did a dressing with magpie herl but if I recall, the individual strands are quite delicate....if my memory isn't totally gone, I believe I used 3 ir 4 pieces tied in by the tips.

Bob
by joaniebo
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Bronze Peacock & Young Starling
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Bronze Peacock & Young Starling

Several years ago, I was able to get a "young starling" skin from Cookshill and a friend gave me some bronze-colored peacock herl. Ended up with a few of these.
by joaniebo
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Black Stonefly Nymphs
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Black Stonefly Nymphs

Wish I could remember where I got this dressing as I'd like to tie a few more....will keep looking for it!
by joaniebo
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: A Greenwell Sacrilege
Replies: 3
Views: 180

A Greenwell Sacrilege

No explanation needed, eh?
by joaniebo
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Hackle Names vs Colors
Replies: 4
Views: 207

Hackle Names vs Colors

For years, this Old Guy has been confused by the names for various colored hackles. Is the name based on what color the feather looks like over the entire feather or within the feather? In other words, is the name based if the feather is one constant color throughout the entire feather or is the fea...
by joaniebo
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Lime Green Rockworm
Replies: 24
Views: 546

Re: Lime Green Rockworm

I took the easy way and tied some “Green Weenies”! Red heads float, green heads sink.
by joaniebo
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Pritt's #4 Little Winter Brown
Replies: 8
Views: 347

Re: Pritt's #4 Little Winter Brown

letumgo wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:02 pm What hook did you use for these? I want to copy these... ;)
Daiichi 1550, size 14.