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by Mike62
Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Wet Fly Fishing (1960 Sports Illustrated Magazine)
Replies: 12
Views: 936

Re: Wet Fly Fishing (1960 Sports Illustrated Magazine)

That's a great find, thanks for sharing it. I love to read stuff like this.
by Mike62
Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:12 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: I've been busy ....
Replies: 6
Views: 394

Re: I've been busy ....

Damn. Motivation: get you some of that!

...I'm barely half way through my swap ties! Whatever you're on, bottle it, I'll buy it.
by Mike62
Thu Feb 11, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Source for Bullock's Hair?
Replies: 12
Views: 612

Re: Source for Bullock's Hair?

I spent the last 30 years raising Scotch Highland cattle. I sent a few bags of highland fur out to some folks here but I don't know that anything ever got tied with it yet. The longer outer hair is a pain and I've never been able to figure out how to deal with it properly. After seeing Carl's magic ...
by Mike62
Sun Feb 07, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Yellow Woodcock”
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: “Yellow Woodcock”

So, while trying to view this pattern, I realized that one of my grandsons had scribbled all over the computer screen with a pink sharpie; it made the fly look like it was constructed with Tups dubbing. Very nice, I love a good Tups.
by Mike62
Sat Feb 06, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 1024

Re: Desert Jewels

Enough with the magnets and the midges! I want more information on the Makers Mark!
by Mike62
Fri Feb 05, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing
Replies: 35
Views: 2518

Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

I got my copy a couple of days ago, and there's a lot to unpack in that book. I used to spend so much time trying to tie the perfect nymph pattern and here they are, using nothing but varnished copper wire. Good stuff.
by Mike62
Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:22 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Skues No. 7 Black Gnat.
Replies: 8
Views: 471

Re: Skues No. 7 Black Gnat.

Nicely done, that's a fantastic tie.
by Mike62
Tue Feb 02, 2021 6:42 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Not material...
Replies: 22
Views: 2891

Re: Not material...

Theroe wrote: Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:57 am Mike
Why don’t you take the “start drinking early” approach, and see what comes out????


Ya Never know :shock: :lol: :lol:

Dana
My twin grandsons, 2.5 years old, live with me; I already drink to excess.
by Mike62
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Hendricksons
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: Hendricksons

I've never tried to mix the dubbing colors like that on the block; I will now. Gorgeous fly.
by Mike62
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: March is just around the corner
Replies: 7
Views: 358

Re: March is just around the corner

What Roadkill said.