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by Roadkill
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Copying an old pattern
Replies: 9
Views: 167

Re: Copying an old pattern

NICE FLIES!! 8-)

And a pattern I enjoy in 16's & 18's.
by Roadkill
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: which one where
Replies: 14
Views: 443

Re: which one where

IMO it depends what hatches if any are happening, the stage of the emergence, and where in the water column the fish are feeding. ;)
by Roadkill
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Dun and Dun
Replies: 12
Views: 240

Re: Dun and Dun

Great looking fly!! 8-)
by Roadkill
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Buckskin
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: Buckskin

Nicely done, reminds me of some of my old rubber band nymphs. ;) Surgical tubing was close to this color and handy way back when I was making slingshots.
by Roadkill
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Fuzzle Flymph
Replies: 17
Views: 499

Re: Fuzzle Flymph

8-) fly!!
by Roadkill
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: UV2 Dun
Replies: 16
Views: 603

Re: UV2 Dun

UV2 is marketing for both absorbing (Fluorescent) & reflecting UV which I am not convinced about for the same reasons mentioned in the video. Some of the synthetic dubbings like Fine and Dry or Super Fine have some fluorescent colors even in ordinary dubbing selections not labeled as UV. Some even f...
by Roadkill
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: UV2 Dun
Replies: 16
Views: 603

Re: UV2 Dun

In Oregon it is not legal to fish for trout at midnight but if I did I would use a fly with Phosphorescent materials not UV since moonlight is very weak with UV. Once after dark I legally fished for bass in a lake using a fly with a green Phosphorescent bead thorax. It made for some smashing strikes...
by Roadkill
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: UV2 Dun
Replies: 16
Views: 603

Re: UV2 Dun

I have 2 books which made me a believer in UV absorbing colors that I have used in some specific flies. The first is the Jed Davis book Spinner Fishing for Steelhead, Salmon and Trout from 1989. I bought this because I was making my own steelhead spinners and found his information on color visibilit...
by Roadkill
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Rio "Slinky Indicator"
Replies: 26
Views: 862

Re: Rio "Slinky Indicator"

I had not seen the Rio 2 tone indicator material before but made some slinkies in 2008 after fishing with a friend and Bret Bishop a Teacher (and Guide) from Boise, ID who was on the US Fly Fishing Team. He showed me the technique on the Big Wood River. He was introduced to them in Portugal by the F...