Search found 320 matches

by zen leecher
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: emergers
Replies: 4
Views: 37

Re: emergers

I'd tote along an aquarium net for the next time this happens. See what gets netted.
by zen leecher
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: JUPITER WET FLY
Replies: 18
Views: 491

Re: JUPITER WINGLESS WET FLY

I saw an old one (2012) called a Jupiter that had a big swirled bead on the butt. Either Mark L. or a guy called willowhead created it.
by zen leecher
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Wax Question
Replies: 6
Views: 403

Re: Wax Question

This might not work on your wax but the 721f wax I had that hardened softened up after I gave it some time in the microwave. It stayed easier to soften afterwards.

PS: pins came last week.
by zen leecher
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Wood Cock Dressings
Replies: 7
Views: 370

Re: Wood Cock Dressings

upstatetrout wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:09 pm
No found throughout New England. They enjoy the same habitat as the green moose!

Tom
Moose do have green fur on them if you know where to look. I had it pointed out to me.
by zen leecher
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Snipe: Sherry Abad Photo
Replies: 10
Views: 483

Re: Snipe: Sherry Abad Photo

I shot at a number of snipe when I lived in western WA. I wish eastern WA had the same abundance. We have them here as they travel south, our pond edges aren't all that marshy so they don't stick around and usually sometime in November things begin to freeze up. What I would like to do is find a mid...
by zen leecher
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Irish Infused.
Replies: 14
Views: 736

Re: Irish Infused.

I look at those flies and wonder if they spin the leader up when casting. About 5 years ago when I was buying a fair amount of the very long dry fly saddle hackle I was tying up some bivisibles as my dad fished those before I absconded with his gear. Anyways the long stiff hackle made me think that ...
by zen leecher
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Dying Related - pH Control (mostly for Mr. Bailey)
Replies: 18
Views: 1128

Re: Dying Related - pH Control (mostly for Mr. Bailey)

Old Hat wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:46 pm
I try to forget my college chemistry classes. :lol:
I don't have to forget mine. My high school chemistry grades showed I never did learn them.
by zen leecher
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Purple March Brown Spider
Replies: 19
Views: 993

Re: Purple March Brown Spider

got the info on your facebook post. I guess I misread the body. I thought it was purple floss and didn't see it was purple seal. thanks.
by zen leecher
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Purple March Brown Spider
Replies: 19
Views: 993

Re: Purple March Brown Spider

did you touch dub the body or is that just roughed up silk and what's the hackle -brown hun opposed to the gray hun feathers?
by zen leecher
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Bubble-Back Soft Hackle Series
Replies: 18
Views: 5604

Re: Bubble-Back Soft Hackle Series

Ray must have channeled his inner LaFontaine when coming up with this pattern.