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by ssj
Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:41 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: March Brown Spider
Replies: 13
Views: 615

Re: March Brown Spider

Great proportions!
by ssj
Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Latest From the Den....
Replies: 12
Views: 903

Re: The Latest From the Den....

These are really well done. Very buggy.
by ssj
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Purple Dun
Replies: 10
Views: 525

Re: Purple Dun

Great proportions!
by ssj
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Iron Blue Dun
Replies: 6
Views: 340

Re: Iron Blue Dun

Beautiful, impressive.
by ssj
Thu Dec 24, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Mixed Soft Hackles
Replies: 14
Views: 777

Re: Mixed Soft Hackles

Really well done!
by ssj
Thu Dec 24, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole
Replies: 29
Views: 4186

Re: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole

Hi all. In short, the ingredients are dun hen hackle, peacock, black thread, hook. I tie in the hackle first (by the butt end, leaving room for the head) with the concave side of the feather to the rear, then tie in 3-5 strands of the peacock behind the hackle with the tips pointing forward, wrap th...
by ssj
Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole
Replies: 29
Views: 4186

Re: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole

Hi, all. I just lost about 45 minutes trying to explain how I tie this fly. Somehow, I lost the post. I will make another attempt once I get over this aggravation. :lol:
Stephen
by ssj
Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole
Replies: 29
Views: 4186

Re: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole

I know it's a bit late for your post but here is one of my go-to patterns for the Firehole. It is my interpretation of a fly called a Peacock Spider found in W.s.roger Fogg's book "The Art of the Wet Fly." Fogg uses a black hackle; I will use a dun hackle whenever I can get away with it. I...
by ssj
Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hackle Pliers
Replies: 18
Views: 4330

Re: Hackle Pliers

Tyflyz toolz hackle tweezers. Best hackle pliers I have ever used. You can get them at J Stockard.
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