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by Mike62
Sun Jan 31, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Not material...
Replies: 22
Views: 2886

Re: Not material...

Well this thread has me thinking. What a wonderful gift; funny how the world works sometimes. I have enough whitetail antler kicking around, it's -10 below zero outside, the shop is heated... it's worth a try. Unfortunately, I think the bobbin is above my pay grade, but a few other bone handled impl...
by Mike62
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Eurasian Collared Dove (Dotterel Substitute)
Replies: 25
Views: 1383

Re: Eurasian Collared Dove (Dotterel Substitute)

Wow. So much history and tradition packed into such a beautifully tied fly. Gorgeous.
by Mike62
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Epeorus wet fly
Replies: 5
Views: 481

Re: Epeorus wet fly

There was a discussion about Quill Gordon ( Epeorus pleuralis ) on another forum, which is an early season Eastern US mayfly hatch. That got me tying another Epeorus mayfly - Epeorus vitreus , which I have witnessed and fished in the Upper Midwest. Epeorus mayflies are the perfect example of a wing...
by Mike62
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:42 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Partridge & Orange; but Different!
Replies: 5
Views: 394

Re: Partridge & Orange; but Different!

Beautiful tie, thanks for posting it.
by Mike62
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Mustang Sally”
Replies: 13
Views: 572

Re: “Mustang Sally”

Love the name of the fly, and the fly! But if we're going to have a 'Mustang Sally', shouldn't we also have a Wilson Pickett Pin? ...just sayin'.
by Mike62
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Grouse & Gold”
Replies: 4
Views: 341

Re: “Grouse & Gold”

Nicely done, I like it.
by Mike62
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:29 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “GS & M” soft hackle
Replies: 11
Views: 708

Re: “GS & M” soft hackle

Yup, I like it.
by Mike62
Tue Jan 05, 2021 7:29 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Purple Dun
Replies: 10
Views: 525

Re: Purple Dun

Fantastic, Alan. You know my feelings on purple, but that hackle color is perfect.
by Mike62
Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Gingerbread
Replies: 11
Views: 589

Re: Gingerbread

Hey, don't be dissin' broccoli...

Very nice pattern.
by Mike62
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Upstream Wet Fly
Replies: 100
Views: 21078

Re: Upstream Wet Fly

The leaders are nice, but I think you should frame that diagram and hang it on the wall over your bench. I love the little rod down in the lower left-hand corner! Upstream v. downstream; I don't seem to have a lot of emotional investment in either discipline. I practice both on a regular basis, happ...