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by chugbug
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Not material...
Replies: 22
Views: 2884

Re: Not material...

I hadn't realized it when I bought these, but apparently I scored... I haven't got the knack for tying with them yet. IMG_20210120_143621.jpg Wotton / Wapsi / Schmuecker: IMG_20210120_143719.jpg Wayne Moore: IMG_20210120_143732.jpg Other, unknown origins, but the only one that accommodates a Pearsal...
by chugbug
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Mustang Sally”
Replies: 13
Views: 571

Re: “Mustang Sally”

Potts / Grant style woven fly -- body here is a weave of horse mane and Pearsall's Marabou...
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by chugbug
Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Permanent Marker Pens - Does anyone use them on hackle?
Replies: 12
Views: 538

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

A lot of great stuff in that book... My own experience has been the markers don't cure well on feathers (or thread), and that the color rubs off easily and fades when wet, but it occurs to me in writing this that I haven't (yet) tried adding vinegar...
by chugbug
Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: No.62
Replies: 15
Views: 864

Re: No.62

Interesting. Thanks
by chugbug
Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: No.62
Replies: 15
Views: 864

Re: No.62

Please pardon my ignorance... What's the downside of black silk?
by chugbug
Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Brown - Olive Darter.
Replies: 1
Views: 316

Re: Brown - Olive Darter.

Oh I do like that. You guys are gonna convert me.
by chugbug
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: My First Flymph - One Messy BWO...
Replies: 10
Views: 1037

Re: My First Flymph - One Messy BWO...

Thanks for the encouragement.
by chugbug
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: My First Flymph - One Messy BWO...
Replies: 10
Views: 1037

Re: My First Flymph - One Messy BWO...

Yeah, the hook is old school cool. Mustad 94843 size 12, up eye 4x short 3x fine.
by chugbug
Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: My First Flymph - One Messy BWO...
Replies: 10
Views: 1037

My First Flymph - One Messy BWO...

Well, having received such a nice welcome after making my first post, in Letumgo's thread about hand dyeing some fur patches, I thought I had better at least try tying some flymphs... Harder than it looks! I figured I'd try a BWO emerger flymph using my hand-dyed bwo olive australian possum patch fo...
by chugbug
Mon Aug 10, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Teesdale flies
Replies: 16
Views: 2830

Re: Teesdale flies