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by Premerger
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Wingless Wets | Soft Hackles | Flymphs
Replies: 13
Views: 787

Re: Wingless Wets | Soft Hackles | Flymphs

The usage I like, rather than strict rules goes like this. Wet flies have wings. Flymphs are constructed with separately spun bodies in the style of James Leisenring and Pete Hidy. Wingless wets are fished wet and don't have wings (!) Soft hackles can be any shit you like that uses softer hackles. T...
by Premerger
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Woodie Upper and #5 Yellow
Replies: 18
Views: 1565

Re: Woodie Upper and #5 Yellow

Golden plover skin for an immature wood duck? Who'd part with golden plover?
Sounds to me like a New Zealand colonial deal, your 240,000 acres for these 2 muskets :-).
by Premerger
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Woodie Upper and #5 Yellow
Replies: 18
Views: 1565

Re: Woodie Upper and #5 Yellow

Very nice Bill.
I sometimes wonder whether wax should be used on these beautifully coloured silks.
Your tie shows they still work well.
by Premerger
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Hidy's Sports Illustrated Patterns
Replies: 20
Views: 2490

Re: Hidy's Sports Illustrated Patterns

Hi Carl, can you post a photo of the originals?
Thanks in advance.
Regards,
Tim.
by Premerger
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: GR Hare and Plover Flymph
Replies: 8
Views: 1331

Re: GR Hare and Plover Flymph

Looks beautiful Carl,
I'd love to fish that.
by Premerger
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Waterhen Bloa
Replies: 18
Views: 3261

Re: Waterhen Bloa

A beauty Bill, well done.
Simple is lovely!
I'd use that fly without a doubt.
by Premerger
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Link to Endrick Spider SBS.
Replies: 6
Views: 1449

Re: Link to Endrick Spider SBS.

A nice looking fly, whatever you call it!
I'd be keen to use it any day in faster water.
by Premerger
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Darbee Tups
Replies: 13
Views: 2751

Re: Darbee Tups

Superb Bill.
I really like the proportions of the fly too.
Could have done with this yesterday!
What fish could turn that down?
by Premerger
Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: 10 years in the making! Lol!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 3088

Re: 10 years in the making! Lol!!!

Nice Karsten.
I think green is under estimated and this shows why.
A very handy looking fly.
I'll order a dozen in 3 sizes thanks and leave you to give Morgie the news :-).
by Premerger
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Biot & Plover March Brown
Replies: 15
Views: 2648

Re: Biot & Plover March Brown

Love that fly Bill.
The long tails are the work of someone who fishes them!
"Perfect proportions" don't feature much in my fishing boxes :-)
Wait till you see what Karsten fishes!