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by narcodog
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Moorhen Wings - Reference Photos
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: Moorhen Wings - Reference Photos

I use moorhen for small black stone and caddis patterns. If you order from Cookshill you can specify what type of bird you want, young or old. There are a couple of patterns that call for young red grouse and he can ship those to you. Steve lists and posts photo's on FB if anyone is interested. He o...
by narcodog
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: More On Fly tying Tools
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: More On Fly tying Tools

For Pearsall's I prefer Materelli which are no longer available. For scissors, last year I bought a pair of Dr. Slick razor's the best I have ever used.
by narcodog
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Rod length & action in spider fishing
Replies: 15
Views: 281

Re: Rod length & action in spider fishing

Like Tom stated Ray hit the Tenkara on the head. I have been using a Tenkara since Tenkara USA introduced them. I have four Tenkara rods which all have different actions and spiders work just great with them. Saying that I fish bamboo 95% of the time and I use an 8ft 5wt, If I had a 4wt I might use ...
by narcodog
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Sources for Snowshoe Hare's Feet
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: Sources for Snowshoe Hare's Feet

Mike, I have bought from Alvin several times a great guy to work with.
by narcodog
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Sources for Snowshoe Hare's Feet
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: Sources for Snowshoe Hare's Feet

I buy mine from Alvin Theriault in Maine. He collects them from local hunters.

THERIAULT FLIES
1135 STATION ROAD
STACYVILLE, ME 04777

www.theriaultflies.com
Phone: 1-207-365-4007 or 1-866-562-0242
by narcodog
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hook rants and other nonsense
Replies: 35
Views: 1015

Re: Hook rants and other nonsense

daringduffer wrote:I hear what you say, narco. BRF was just an example of a well known business, not as a 'our niche supplier'. Are you telling us you bought a Marryat rod? They have a very good reputation for 'our' fishing in UK. Philip Bailey/Bob Smith used to sell them.

dd
Yes I did.
by narcodog
Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hook rants and other nonsense
Replies: 35
Views: 1015

Re: Hook rants and other nonsense

I spoke to Joe at Dette's about soft hackle material and specifically Cookshill. He had spoken to Great Feathers who Bill is eluding to. His answer was that by the time you paid for shipping, customs duties and inspection it would just not be profitable. The shop I worked in had both Veniard's and ...
by narcodog
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hook rants and other nonsense
Replies: 35
Views: 1015

Re: Hook rants and other nonsense

I spoke to Joe at Dette's about soft hackle material and specifically Cookshill. He had spoken to Great Feathers who Bill is eluding to. His answer was that by the time you paid for shipping, customs duties and inspection it would just not be profitable. The shop I worked in had both Veniard's and C...
by narcodog
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Yorkshire Spider (Shaner Collection)
Replies: 14
Views: 516

Re: Yorkshire Spider (Shaner Collection)

: Hey John, be sure to tye a few extra so I can steal them from you when were on the Madison. Bob, you are always welcome to my slightly used, re-bent fly patterns. :D I look forward to you, Jim, Flyshop Bob and I swinging flies together! BTW, I have designed a new "secret" flymph style fly pattern ...
by narcodog
Sat Jul 21, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Yorkshire Spider (Shaner Collection)
Replies: 14
Views: 516

Re: Yorkshire Spider (Shaner Collection)

Hey John, be sure to tye a few extra so I can steal them from you when were on the Madison.