Wingless Wet "Hatch"

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Wingless Wet "Hatch"

Postby letumgo » Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:45 pm

I spent a couple hours at the vise today tying wingless wet flies. A nice quiet day, spent absorbed in tying.

I ended up with a variety of "this-and-that" patterns.



A bunch of Partridge and Orange, tyed with Jeff's famous orange wool yarn. Love this stuff.

Some small olive duns.

Some Partridge and Peacock:

Various oddball patterns:
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Re: Wingless Wet "Hatch"

Postby hankaye » Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:38 pm

Ray, Howdy;

Nice looking bunch-o-bugs. :D

Been a few days, thought the crickets were warming up in the wings.
Reckon with schools letting out for Summer folks have lots on their plates
other then contributing to odd forums here an there.

Thanks for the pix. by all accounts all were present when I just looked.

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Re: Wingless Wet "Hatch"

Postby tie2fish » Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:10 am

A day well spent I'd say. Lovely wee flies, Ray -- buggy for sure. Love the variety of body materials/techniques.
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Re: Wingless Wet "Hatch"

Postby DOUGSDEN » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:38 pm

Oh to spend just one hour at your elbow watching and learning and writing notes like a wild man! Your patterns (all of them) are beautiful beyond description! I really like when you get creative and we get to see the end results! They will bode well where ever they land!
Nice stuff Ray! Please plan these quite Sundays at regular intervals! In reality, I know that this is an impossibility because yours is about the most hectic life I have ever seen!
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Re: Wingless Wet "Hatch"

Postby William Anderson » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:41 pm

Good golly there is a lot to take in here. Lots to love, but that quill bodied softy with the pronounced peacock thorax in the last pic is so great, with that distinct profile makes me think more spiders should have that feature.
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