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by DOUGSDEN
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: New Kindle Book / Imitators Of The Fly: A History by Peter Hayes
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: New Kindle Book / Imitators Of The Fly: A History by Peter Hayes

Thanks Ray and Lou for filling us in on a very interesting book! Kindle is a wonderful thing. I'm going to have to get off the pot and engage this wonderful resource!
Doug
by DOUGSDEN
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: “Summer on the Test”
Replies: 4
Views: 197

Re: “Summer on the Test”

This book, in my opinion, is one of the best in fly fishing literature! Masterfully written!
Doug
by DOUGSDEN
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: P W Nymph
Replies: 7
Views: 469

Re: P W Nymph

Wow Norm! It takes our breath away! Supreme execution on your part!
Doug
by DOUGSDEN
Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Quiet evening
Replies: 1
Views: 178

Re: Quiet evening

It doesn't get much better than this! Excellent work! I like the blue background sheet! I seem to be stuck on white backgrounds! Old dogs.....
Dougsden
by DOUGSDEN
Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Olive Caddis
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Re: Olive Caddis

Ken,
This looks fantastic! I can see these causing a few sore mouths in your local water! The gold tag is just killer looking! Well done! Ray has the first dozen, can I have the second?
Doug
by DOUGSDEN
Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Bronze Peacock & Young Starling
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Re: Bronze Peacock & Young Starling

Bob, These are delicious looking patterns that are guaranteed to kill! My hog like Bluegills would vacuum these up in a hurry! The combination of these two birds on a great looking iron will do well where ever you fish them! I also love your tying style in these and the many patterns you have shared...
by DOUGSDEN
Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Half Stone Nymph
Replies: 7
Views: 277

Re: Half Stone Nymph

Joaniebo,
Nothing wrong with these beauties! They are gorgeous in their own way! Get out there and put them to good use! They belong in the scissors of a giant trout!
I'm impressed with what you do!
Dougsden
by DOUGSDEN
Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Bobbin Holder Question and Vintage wax
Replies: 11
Views: 641

Re: Bobbin Holder Question and Vintage wax

Carl, This is just awesome to view! I have some of Bill Shucks tying wax from several years ago! It needs a "melt down" once in a while to keep it somewhat softer and usable! It's interesting that the Thompson wax you show is a rich, rusty red color! That has some great possibilities! Than...
by DOUGSDEN
Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Yellow Woodcock
Replies: 7
Views: 251

Re: Yellow Woodcock

Alan,
I have to agree with everything the folks above said....times 10! Your patterns are always so gorgeous looking and alive! These beauties are evidence of a talented and patient tier with a skill level that defies logic!
Simply wonderful friend,
Dougsden
by DOUGSDEN
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Brown Sugar Soft Hackle
Replies: 11
Views: 517

Re: Brown Sugar Soft Hackle

Ray, Yet another fantastic pattern from your talented hands! And, a great (as usual of course) tutorial to go along with it! You are indeed a modern American Master! The colors of each component harmonize so well with each other! This, coupled with flawless construction, Yep, we've got an enduring c...