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by redietz
Wed Apr 07, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Spindrift Pink Killer Bugs
Replies: 9
Views: 389

Re: Spindrift Pink Killer Bugs

Theroe wrote: Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:55 pm Those are killer Bob

Pun intended :lol:
Dang. You beat me to it.
by redietz
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:51 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Valsesiana
Replies: 11
Views: 565

Re: Valsesiana

Ron Eagle Elk wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:27 am Bob, I've used it when I have limited back cast room when using a standard 9 foot rod. I'll be trying it out when my new Tenkara rod arrives.
Yeah, but why do you need to go around more than once?
by redietz
Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Valsesiana
Replies: 11
Views: 565

Re: Valsesiana

BrkTrt wrote: Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:32 am Here is another link that you may find interesting.

https://fishingdiscoveries.com/valsesiana-fly-fishing/
Ok. I've got to ask. What is the purpose of the helicopter cast? (Other than to get to the other side.)
by redietz
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Bobbin Holder Question and Vintage wax
Replies: 11
Views: 636

Re: Bobbin Holder Question and Vintage wax

wsbailey wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:54 am The Thompson wax looks like a softer grade of rosin was used.
It was quite soft when new; almost paste like.
by redietz
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Bobbin Holder Question and Vintage wax
Replies: 11
Views: 636

Re: Bobbin Holder Question and Vintage wax

I have some Thompson's wax that I've had since the 60's which is now hard as a rock. Did you add anything to when you melted it? I was thinking maybe it needed a few drops of oil.
by redietz
Sun Mar 21, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Brown Sugar Soft Hackle
Replies: 11
Views: 506

Re: Brown Sugar Soft Hackle

Excellent!
by redietz
Wed Feb 24, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Alfred Ronalds' "Companion"
Replies: 10
Views: 445

Re: Alfred Ronalds' "Companion"

Wow! Just wow!
by redietz
Mon Jan 25, 2021 12:45 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: There's something to this....
Replies: 7
Views: 519

Re: There's something to this....

It's a great little book. There definitely seems to be a correlation between hatches and flower blooms.
by redietz
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Common Moorhen
Replies: 16
Views: 810

Re: Common Moorhen

I just noticed this thread, so forgive me for jumping in late. I believe The common gallinule is the bird in question, not the American coot. Different ornithological groups differ on whether it's exactly the same species as the moorhen/waterhen or just very closely related. It's the most common rai...
by redietz
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hair Dryer
Replies: 10
Views: 525

Re: Hair Dryer

That had occurred to me, but it sounds like you're speaking from experience.