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by ronr
Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing
Replies: 10
Views: 209

Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

i screwed up and ordered direct from the authors website... no telling when my copy will make it across the pond... but I will have a signed edition...
by ronr
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing
Replies: 10
Views: 209

Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

A zoom with Paul would be outstanding. My book is in the mail, I ordered one from the website and will get a signed and numbered edition. Cant wait to get it.
by ronr
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Permanent Marker Pens - Does anyone use them on hackle?
Replies: 12
Views: 241

Re: Permanent Marker Pens - Does anyone use them on hackle?

I use them for lots of things. Mostly, for coloring thread or silk. I've tried to change the color of quills with limited success and it you want to color a white hen feather you can get some interesting colors... but can't say I'd invest in the whole set until I'd tried a couple to see if they do w...
by ronr
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Black Spider... kind of
Replies: 18
Views: 642

Re: Black Spider... kind of

Until today there was snow along the banks on the Metolius, last night heavy rains will have washed that away. But, I did not see any little black stones on Sunday. I did see what I think may have been willow flies. I think they are a variety of stonefly and both DUBBN's and Roadkill's bugs would h...
by ronr
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Black Spider... kind of
Replies: 18
Views: 642

Re: Black Spider... kind of

Hank... some years ago fished the San Juan with the guides at Fishheads. One of the guides was a giant man, whose name escapes me.. about 6'4" 250# great guide, great sense of humor... His take was that you could catch all the little fish you wanted on the smaller flies... but if you wanted to ...
by ronr
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Black Spider... kind of
Replies: 18
Views: 642

Re: Black Spider... kind of

Until today there was snow along the banks on the Metolius, last night heavy rains will have washed that away. But, I did not see any little black stones on Sunday. I did see what I think may have been willow flies. I think they are a variety of stonefly and both DUBBN's and Roadkill's bugs would ha...
by ronr
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hair Dryer
Replies: 10
Views: 278

Re: Hair Dryer

I can vouch for davy'smethod, with the half hitch tool vs. the hair dryer... tied some partridge and orange on a Fulling Mill 35025 size 16.. which is a pretty small 3x short shank hook. Fished one yesterday on the Metolius, only fish caught all afternoon were when swinging that fly to fish that had...
by ronr
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Upstream Wet Fly
Replies: 100
Views: 17524

Re: Upstream Wet Fly

well you've definitely planted some seeds of concern about carrying only that rod to the water. I guess Ive been lucky.
by ronr
Mon Jan 04, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Upstream Wet Fly
Replies: 100
Views: 17524

Re: Upstream Wet Fly

I've fished hard with that rod for almost three years... its the cheaper version...and had no issues at all...its landed 18" fish from the Box Canyon stretch of the Henry's Fork, good fish from the Madison, Deschutes, Yakima and others... I have two friends who also fish with this rod and not h...
by ronr
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:22 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Upstream Wet Fly
Replies: 100
Views: 17524

Re: Upstream Wet Fly

dubbn its an 8 piece....LOL are you jealous?