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by RickA
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Rabbit Dubbing
Replies: 4
Views: 1381

Re: Rabbit Dubbing

Caucci and Nastasi came up with a spectrumized rabbit dubbing that is a great pre-mixed blend. The colors cover almost everything and it's easy to hand card or mix with other furs like Roadkill mentioned. It's fun to blend your own stuff but this is fast and simple when you are looking for small bat...
by RickA
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Left & right wings
Replies: 5
Views: 1378

Re: Left & right wings

What Bob said.. I too got stuck with a set of left wings. The last set of mallard wings I ordered were a left and right set but they were NOT a matched pair. The size difference made them useless and almost impossible to match slips with the same texture. There's no way I would spend $$$ on somethin...
by RickA
Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Ice Breakers
Replies: 10
Views: 1743

Re: Ice Breakers

Those are nice! Is that a hollow stretch tube with wire inserted A la John Collins? I love the endless combinations achievable with that technique. Our rivers are loaded with slush and shelf ice the last few days so the boat will remain in the garage And thanks for that fluffy lake effect stuff you ...
by RickA
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Is This............Pearsall's 6b (Sherry Spinner)?
Replies: 39
Views: 5554

Re: Is This............Pearsall's 6b (Sherry Spinner)?

Hi driftless

Is your Kimono #370 color called teriyaki?
I get a few rod building supplies from Proof Fly Fishing and Matt carries a selection of
Kimono for $5.95/spool.
by RickA
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Salars Nemesis
Replies: 8
Views: 1287

Re: Salars Nemesis

Those are gorgeous, Alan.
Bill was a very gifted and talented tyer.
Thanks for sharing that.

Did Bill sneak in a turned up eye at 2 o'clock? 8-)
by RickA
Tue Dec 10, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: TDC
Replies: 3
Views: 831

Re: TDC

A chironomid on a size 10 2xl is huge :shock:
No wonder why some of your lake fish get so big.
by RickA
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: H,C. Cutcliffe Flies
Replies: 38
Views: 5437

Re: H,C. Cutcliffe Flies

Ordered mine a few days ago.
A book and a warm fire on a cold winter day.
Looking forward to it!
by RickA
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Spun body nymph
Replies: 27
Views: 3867

Re: Spun body nymph

https://montana-riverboats.com/?robopage=Flies/Polly-Rosborough/index.htm Thanks for the link Bill-that was awesome. I especially like the wading shoes he is wearing: converse sneakers without laces, tied at the top. Priceless! Dana I noticed the converse sneakers too.... and hi-tops at that. Bill,...
by RickA
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Conover Flymph Tutorial by Bill Shuck (tie2fish) / Photos by Ray Tucker (letumgo)
Replies: 14
Views: 2844

Re: Conover Flymph Tutorial by Bill Shuck (tie2fish) / Photos by Ray Tucker (letumgo)

I have a Conover that Bill gave me at FlyFest '19.
It's in my collection with some of Wulff, Dette, Betters, and Gartside's ties.
Priceless to me
by RickA
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Melted Cased Caddis
Replies: 3
Views: 898

Re: Melted Cased Caddis

That is cool!
Does melting the chenille add any weight or density to the fly?
They hang very low in the drift when they become dislodged.

Mike, Bacon fixes everything.