Search found 25 matches

by bocast
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: English Grouse & Woodcock Hackles
Replies: 5
Views: 672

Re: English Grouse & Woodcock Hackles

Beautiful. Woodcock is a favorite of mine too. I don't know enough about the bird to know if supply is dwindling or stable.
by bocast
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Black caddis
Replies: 8
Views: 1039

Re: Black caddis

Very nice! Love the proportions and the color/textural effects. This looks very fishy and worthy of pattern theft!
by bocast
Fri May 29, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Mink 'n Diamonds
Replies: 1
Views: 186

Re: Mink 'n Diamonds

I will definitely copy that one! Thanks.
by bocast
Fri May 29, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Starling & Red Soft Hackle
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Re: Starling & Red Soft Hackle

Sparse starling hackles are a joy to see and a blast to fish. Well done.
by bocast
Mon May 25, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Rabbit Bling-Nymph, Caddis & Damsel nymph
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Re: Rabbit Bling-Nymph, Caddis & Damsel nymph

Beautiful ties. Thanks for listing the recipes of these fish delicacies.
by bocast
Sun May 24, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Beaver Bling
Replies: 6
Views: 326

Re: Beaver Bling

Great fly. I like how the black list of the furnace delineates a "thorax". Well done.
by bocast
Sun May 24, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Rams Scrotum wool for Tups Dubbing, it really exists!
Replies: 60
Views: 16585

Re: Rams Scrotum wool for Tups Dubbing, it really exists!

I really like the color, it reminds me of antique carnival glass. Mike62, now that you pointed that out, I see what you mean. You've inspired a name for this; I'll call it the Fenton's Indispensable, after the first company to produce carnival glass. Fenton's Indispensable Hook: Hanak H260BL or Kam...
by bocast
Sat May 23, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Waterhen Bloa Dry Fly
Replies: 5
Views: 1763

Re: Waterhen Bloa Dry Fly

Great job, NightWatchman! I bet that slays the fish.
by bocast
Sat May 23, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Rams Scrotum wool for Tups Dubbing, it really exists!
Replies: 60
Views: 16585

Re: Rams Scrotum wool for Tups Dubbing, it really exists!

Trying to simulate Tup's dubbing: Shetland spindrift paprika, separated from a single strand, pulled into dubbing consistency then mixed with a bit of standard SLF #40 ginger. Mixture dubbed onto Veevus 12/0 pale yellow thread. What do you think? (Tried but failed to rotate image) IMG_20200523_01432...