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by DUBBN
Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Hare and Copper
Replies: 7
Views: 196

Re: Hare and Copper

Here is my Hare and Copper tied as I found them in 1987... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50934412867_b56e03da01_z.jpg IMGP1283 by William Lovelace , on Flickr This is the pattern I found from Categkry3flycompany. It is based out of New Zealand. It has pieces of Copper coming off it. I watched...
by DUBBN
Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Hare and Copper
Replies: 7
Views: 196

Hare and Copper

Joaniebo, I was hoping you would critique this New Zealand pattern for me.

Is it correct? I have had a difficult time finding a recipe for it.

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I applied the copper in a split thread.
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by DUBBN
Sun Feb 07, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 641

Re: Desert Jewels

ForumGhillie wrote: Sun Feb 07, 2021 9:41 am So Mr. Magnet (a.k.a. DUBBN), are your pliers magnetized too? :lol: :lol:


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John
I keep my high end tying scissors magnetized as well. :lol:
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by DUBBN
Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 641

Re: Desert Jewels

+ 1 for what Boarmountain said! I too would appreciate the list of materials and any tying tips for that fly. Thanks- Ken Enough about magnets, lol :D :lol: How about telling us about that midge pattern, looks real tasty ! Someone wants to know about a magnet setup, then someone wants to know about...
by DUBBN
Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 641

Re: Desert Jewels

thanks Wayne... I too have tried all sorts of things... the typical magnets on split rings suck... and at different times I use a vest, a sling pack and maybe other times a waist pack... trying to find a cost effective way to keep the darn thing in place and out of the way is a bear.... so much so ...
by DUBBN
Thu Feb 04, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 641

Re: Desert Jewels

what roadkill said.... I also noticed you net keeper setup... looks home designed... care to share your method? Ugh, the things people notice in a photo! 😂😂😂 I have tried and used most every net holder known to man. In the process I have lost two McLean nets, one Fishpond and numerous others. I wen...
by DUBBN
Thu Feb 04, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 641

Re: Desert Jewels

Theroe wrote: Thu Feb 04, 2021 3:29 pm ... at least somebody’s fishing.......

Well done!!
Thank you!
by DUBBN
Wed Feb 03, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 641

Desert Jewels

My last day of fishing before the storms hit. I fished the Gunnison once last week, the Roaring Fork yesterday, and back to the Gunnison today. I used a size 16 Guides Choice Soft Hackle as an attractor https://i.postimg.cc/SK3bHnJm/20210203-084322.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/bvsj6xY6/Screenshot-202102...
by DUBBN
Tue Feb 02, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Emerging Caddis
Replies: 7
Views: 239

Re: Emerging Caddis

Fishnkilts wrote: Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:40 pm I like it DUBBN. It should do really well. I bet it'll work great on the Arkansas and many other rivers here in Colorado for Mothers Day.


Psssst, it slayed on the Roaring Fork today. I used it as a nymph, but hey. Size 14 is just dandy.
by DUBBN
Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Emerging Caddis
Replies: 7
Views: 239

Re: Emerging Caddis

Interesting! I am anxious to read your report after to try it out. For my area size #14 would be too large a hook, unless it is at least 3x short. Size 14 was perfect for me last year on the Roaring Fork and Gunnison Rivers. When the trout were swarming after the emerging caddis they did not seem t...