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by letumgo
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Large Willow Fly
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Large Willow Fly

The brown furnace hackle goes so nicely with the woodcock wing. I like how the dark center list enhances the thorax region, while the brown tips compliment the tip of the wing. Very natural looking dressing. Question - How do you tye in the wing? Is it tyed in facing forward, then propped up with th...
by letumgo
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: There's something to this....
Replies: 5
Views: 133

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

Alan - Bill beat me to it. Yes, please post your pictures in the Member Photo section. Looking forward to seeing them. ;)
by letumgo
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Orvis Flymphs
Replies: 30
Views: 1685

Re: Orvis Flymphs

Oh wow...those are great photos and patterns! Thank you for adding the pics. ;)
by letumgo
Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: There's something to this....
Replies: 5
Views: 133

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

Alan, I do not have that book, but love the inspiration. I love the trillium on the cover of the book. One of my Father's favorite flowers. We would often see them popping up in the woods, as we hiked into our favorite fishing spots in the Adirondack Mountains. I am an avid photographer, and frequen...
by letumgo
Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Quill bloa”
Replies: 2
Views: 63

Re: “Quill bloa”

That pattern will definitely fish well.

* Lively hackle.
* Natural segmentation.
* Imitative color combo.
* Nice slender profile (should cut thru the water column nicely).

Checks many boxes, including something to look forward to once your shoulder heals!
by letumgo
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Partridge & Orange; but Different!
Replies: 5
Views: 208

Re: Partridge & Orange; but Different!

YES INDEED! I’LL TAKE A DOZEN! :twisted: (jk)

Superb dressing.
by letumgo
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing
Replies: 10
Views: 220

Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

John - Have you watched the supplemental videos yet? They are all very well done. I’m looking forward to putting the leader construction/treatment techniques into action.
by letumgo
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Eurasian Collared Dove (Dotterel Substitute)
Replies: 22
Views: 431

Re: Eurasian Collared Dove (Dotterel Substitute)

Joe - Are the birds listed left to right? Just making sure I know which is which.
by letumgo
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Cream Cahill's
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Re: Cream Cahill's

Thanks Alan. The Agnes Van Put dubbing is extra special. Good stuff!
by letumgo
Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Eurasian Collared Dove (Dotterel Substitute)
Replies: 22
Views: 431

Re: Eurasian Collared Dove (Dotterel Substitute)

Those appear to be starling wings, dyed orangish tan (burnt orange?). Very nice.