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- Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:13 am
- Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
- Topic: “Summer on the Test”
- Replies: 4
- Views: 182
I think it's a great read. Hills does a wonderful job describing fly fishing in the late 19th, early 20th century. My paperback copy has been thumbed to death, literally, it's in pieces.
- Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:43 am
- Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
- Topic: Hackle Names vs Colors
- Replies: 4
- Views: 242
The reason we use the word 'dun' is because it can be annunciated -cleanly, crisply. Without the word 'dun' in our vocabulary we'd all be walking around trying wrap our tongues around blae.
- Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:44 pm
- Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
- Topic: Lime Green Rockworm
- Replies: 27
- Views: 675
Well there! ...a worm pattern I can get behind. Very nice, Ray. And thank you for posting a pic of the yarn baggie! I've wanted a handful of different Jamieson's wools, but didn't want to buy a whole skein. I bookmarked the FlytyingYarn site. Thanks!
- Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:50 am
- Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
- Topic: Spindrift Pink Killer Bugs
- Replies: 9
- Views: 402
I understand that Chadwick's is the Holy Grail of yarns, but color-wise, I prefer the Jamieson's Oyster. I also like Bob's choice of hook over either of the ones used by Davie or Oliver. Watching Oliver and Davie cut the Chadwick's so casually gave me the willy's; I've never had a vasectomy but I'm ...