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by flyfud1
Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Using Ski Wax (dubbing wax)
Replies: 15
Views: 701

Re: Using Ski Wax (dubbing wax)

Dubbing wax in the little blue tubes with the yellow top made and sold by John Betts were SWIX cross-country ski wax. I know because I helped him fill a couple hundred of the tubes one day.

Charlie
by flyfud1
Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Orvis Flymphs
Replies: 32
Views: 2773

Re: Orvis Flymphs

The last 2 in the set.

Hare's Ear
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Blue Dun
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I hope you all enjoyed these. The Black Gnat doesn't match the pattern in the Leisenring and Hidy book. It looks more like a gray hackle peacock.

Charlie
by flyfud1
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Orvis Flymphs
Replies: 32
Views: 2773

Re: Orvis Flymphs

Here are 3 more in the set.

Old Blue Dun
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Black Gnat
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Tup's Flymph
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by flyfud1
Sat Jan 23, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Orvis Flymphs
Replies: 32
Views: 2773

Re: Orvis Flymphs

Several more from the Orvis Flymph Selection.

Iron Blue Dun
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March Brown
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Iron Blue Nymph
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by flyfud1
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Orvis Flymphs
Replies: 32
Views: 2773

Re: Orvis Flymphs

With my apologies for bad photography, here are the first two patterns (upper left) of the Orvis Flymph Selection.

Watery Dun
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Pale Watery Dun
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Charlie
by flyfud1
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Orvis Flymphs
Replies: 32
Views: 2773

Re: Orvis Flymphs

I was just gifted a complete Orvis Flymph Selection by my friend Dr. Jim Mead, DVM. During this holiday season I'll try to get a closeup picture of each of the ten patterns. No brochure however. Jim also included an "Old Roan". He said that it had appeared in a Dan Bailey catalog back when...
by flyfud1
Thu Oct 29, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Can it get any worse?
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

Re: Can it get any worse?

I'll throw in my penny -- not a flymph. A beaded soft hackle or a bead head soft hackle is what I would call it.
by flyfud1
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole
Replies: 29
Views: 4145

Re: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole

Ray, Here's the pattern for my White Miller Caddis Hook: Syl Nemes Raised Eye Soft Hackle Wet Fly, Gaelic Supreme, size 13 & 15 Thread: Uni 8/0 Chartreuse Silk: Persall's light olive Dubbing: Nature's Spirit Emergence Dubbing, cream color spun on silk using a Clark dubbing block Hackle: Partridg...
by flyfud1
Wed Apr 22, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole
Replies: 29
Views: 4145

Re: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole

Here's the White Miller soft hackle I use on the Firehole.
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Charlie
by flyfud1
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: New member intro
Replies: 57
Views: 8792

Re: New member intro

Now, that I would have seen. I did hear bagpipe music coming from the parking lot!