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by Mike62
Sun Mar 07, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Honey Dun March Browns
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: Honey Dun March Browns

Nicely done, Bob. I would fish those all day long.
by Mike62
Sat Mar 06, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Did You Ever Tie a Fly that You Don't Remember?
Replies: 16
Views: 824

Re: Did You Ever Tie a Fly that You Don't Remember?

Well, that explains a few things. Montrachet Grand Cru, ...or Boone's Farm Fuzzy Navel; there's a lesson here. I'm going to have to reconsider my cellar stash.
by Mike62
Fri Mar 05, 2021 6:35 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Winter Brown
Replies: 9
Views: 530

Re: Winter Brown

Have you ever considered writing a book? This would make a great cover shot. I want a signed copy. ;) Nice presentation. Alan has put out a book. I think he's just too modest to say anything. https://thetroutjournals.wordpress.com/2013/08/13/another-one-for-the-bookshelf/ http://classicflyrodforum....
by Mike62
Thu Mar 04, 2021 8:31 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Attractor nymphs
Replies: 28
Views: 3086

Re: Attractor nymphs

Man, I envy your weather.
by Mike62
Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Stewart's Black Spiders
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: Stewart's Black Spiders

I love Stewart's Black spider. I've been using them in #18, maybe a #20 if I can find the manual dexterity, in the early spring. It's a wonderful pattern; nicely tied, Bob.
by Mike62
Sun Feb 28, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Did You Ever Tie a Fly that You Don't Remember?
Replies: 16
Views: 824

Re: Did You Ever Tie a Fly that You Don't Remember?

joaniebo wrote: Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:04 am
Mike62 wrote: Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:41 am Fantastic ties; they're gorgeous. If you ever remember the recipe, be sure to post that as well.
Mike

Hook: Size 14 Daiichi #1550
Body: Pearsall Dark Claret Silk
Wings: Starling Wing
Hackle: Black Hen

Bob
Thanks, Bob.
by Mike62
Sun Feb 28, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: A nice little read
Replies: 10
Views: 673

Re: A nice little read

Thanks for both of those links. The thread descriptions on the Superior Threads site was great, I had never heard thread shape explained that way before.
by Mike62
Sun Feb 28, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: a couple of browns
Replies: 10
Views: 544

Re: a couple of browns

Nicely done. I'm really liking the second fly; I've got to do more with ostrich...
by Mike62
Thu Feb 25, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Bent Black Rock (articulated Stone)
Replies: 2
Views: 243

Re: Bent Black Rock (articulated Stone)

That's an intriguing pattern, I'm going to have to try it. A great tutorial, Roadkill. Thanks!
by Mike62
Thu Feb 25, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Using Ski Wax (dubbing wax)
Replies: 15
Views: 745

Re: Using Ski Wax (dubbing wax)

Yup, I also use toilet ring wax and lick my fingers, too. Another one I tried a while ago was the stub end of a stick of old belt dressing. We used it to keep the canvas belt on the sawmill; hard to find stick dressings anymore. I believe many of those belt dressings had a significant amount of rosi...