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by Theroe
Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Black Stonefly Nymphs
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Re: Black Stonefly Nymphs

We USED TO have a mega hatch of pteronarcys dorsata on the Lackawaxen, from the Jack-Austin run to the pines above Charlie’s store........ emergence took place after dusk: in the morning the side of the shop would be covered with shucks 2 1/2 to 3 inches long from these giants. Ivans large CYB nymph...
by Theroe
Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dark Needle.
Replies: 7
Views: 176

Re: The Dark Needle.

Wing-pit........yet another term, unique to this forum.
by Theroe
Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Magpie herl heads !!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 227

Re: Magpie herl heads !!!!!

Heckle: I say old chap, what’s the deal with using our feathers 🪶 to catch a 🐟??

Jeckle: let’s tell him to pluck feathers from our crow cousins - 😮
by Theroe
Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: With Apologies to Canon Greenwell
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: With Apologies to Canon Greenwell

I like those......what make, model and size is that wide gape hook you are using, Bob??
by Theroe
Wed Apr 21, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: New Flymph Hook
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Re: New Flymph Hook

Carl - thank you my friend, just what I need: more hook adventures!!! :o :shock: . Bob - Richard Jefferies has mega good hooks, I’ve bought more from him than any of you would care to know. That hook in particular is my absolute favorite not only for flymphs but wets and dries...... It’s very sharp ...
by Theroe
Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dark Needle.
Replies: 7
Views: 176

Re: The Dark Needle.

Nice tie, Tom
by Theroe
Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: T.W. Charleton’s “Black & blae”
Replies: 7
Views: 331

Re: T.W. Charleton’s “Black & blae”

Now that’s nice!!! Really a great pattern :)
by Theroe
Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Hackle Names vs Colors
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: Hackle Names vs Colors

If it wasn’t fishing season, I’m sure they would be 50 replies to this post. Hackle, (color in particular)is one of those topics that gets thrashed, beaten to death and argued about endlessly..... all for a good cause of course. I mean who wouldn’t want a “pink dun” or some thing called Coch-y Bondh...
by Theroe
Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: T.W. Charleton’s “Black & blae”
Replies: 7
Views: 331

Re: T.W. Charleton’s “Black & blae”

Very nice, nightwatchman....Any chance you can pose a close-up photo on a different colored background?
Dana
by Theroe
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Rhyacophilla, aka Green Rockworn
Replies: 6
Views: 186

Re: Rhyacophilla, aka Green Rockworn

Ray No - in the 1980s, I bought these pre-made dubbing brushes consisting of two thin strands of copper wire twisted with green dubbing. They were recently rediscovered while I was digging through of my bins of material. Next time I go into my apartment in the city I’ll take some pictures and post t...