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by Variant
Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Tup’s Indispensbile”
Replies: 3
Views: 96

Re: “Tup’s Indispensbile”

Great looking pattern! Pat.
Keep on tying.

Lou
by Variant
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Alfred Ronalds' "Companion"
Replies: 10
Views: 199

Re: Alfred Ronalds' "Companion"

OUTSTANDING!

Thank you, John
by Variant
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Little Gray Bastard :-)
Replies: 13
Views: 399

Re: Little Gray Bastard :-)

John,
Looks like you have all the bases covered!
All you need now is some open water.
Well done.

Lou
by Variant
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Dotterel & Yellow”
Replies: 9
Views: 213

Re: “Dotterel & Yellow”

Pat,
Great looking fly!
I would fish that fly all day long during the PMD hatch!
Lou
by Variant
Tue Feb 09, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: PT & Plover
Replies: 10
Views: 334

Re: PT & Plover

Ken,

That pattern looks great! Very good combination of colors and good segmentation on the ribbing.
That fly will catch fish!

Lou
by Variant
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Epeorus wet fly
Replies: 5
Views: 355

Re: Epeorus wet fly

Thank you for your response. I actually think the Epeorus genus is one of the most under appreciated mayflies and deserves more recognition by fly fishermen and fly tiers. If it wasn't for the Quill Gordon I doubt most fly fishermen would know squat about the Epeorus genus. John John I totally agre...
by Variant
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dotterel Dun
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: The Dotterel Dun

Tom ,
Great looking fly!
The color is very close, and IMHO it is a good substitute.

Lou
by Variant
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Eurasian Collared Dove (Dotterel Substitute)
Replies: 25
Views: 916

Re: Eurasian Collared Dove (Dotterel Substitute)

Here in Oregon the season is open all year long. The Eurasian Collared Dove is a little bit bigger than a morning Dove. Tom is on the money ,the feathers are very close to use for Dotterel substitute. I have been using the feathers for many patterns .

Lou
by Variant
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Mustang Sally”
Replies: 13
Views: 424

Re: “Mustang Sally”

I just take a few fibers from the yellow dyed partridge feather for the tail. I also like the name of your fly.
Lou
by Variant
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Mustang Sally”
Replies: 13
Views: 424

Re: “Mustang Sally”

NightWatchman, Beautiful tie. I use horsehair in many patterns it works very well as both a body and ribbing material. Horsehair Olive Spider , Pearsalls Olive 16-wet fly hook of your choice- body -two layers horsehair wound over silk, hackle -Partridge dyed yellow, tail -hackle fibers . Good luck w...