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by Roadkill
Tue Jan 18, 2022 11:19 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Three Pheasant Tail” Soft Hackles
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: “Three Pheasant Tail” Soft Hackles

Great ties, I love the effect with the flowing bright thorax! 8-)
by Roadkill
Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:35 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Midnight Soft Hackle
Replies: 4
Views: 88

Re: Midnight Soft Hackle

"Can you tell us any more about the 1950 dubbing? Sound interesting." Ray, In August 1959 I was given a fly tying kit for my birthday. I had attempted to tie some flies on my own after getting my first fly rod 2 years earlier. It was very similar to this vintage kit... https://live.staticf...
by Roadkill
Mon Jan 17, 2022 2:18 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Midnight Soft Hackle
Replies: 4
Views: 88

Midnight Soft Hackle

Hook-Wholesale Fly Company Model 28 #16 Thread-UTC 70 Black Body-Black Burch & Company Fur Dubbing from the 1950's blended with Starfire Trilobal Nylon Bead- #15 Silver Lined Clear Glass Hackle-Starling https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51825788202_0bfb1485a0_z.jpg RIMG2450 by William Lovelace...
by Roadkill
Sun Jan 16, 2022 4:23 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Whitlock's red fox squirrel nymph and variants
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Whitlock's red fox squirrel nymph and variants

8-) 8-) :D Should tie them with Gray Squirrel as well! ;)
by Roadkill
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:10 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Furnace or Coch y Bondhu
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: Furnace or Coch y Bondhu

Put aside a dozen for me to test! ;) :)
by Roadkill
Sat Jan 15, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Marilyn Flymph
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Marilyn Flymph

My thanks to NightWatchman's post on my White Flymph for the idea. ;) "Another nice one Roadkill. You should name it “Marilyn” as I believe she liked wearing mink around around her shoulders as well." Here is Marilyn with more appropriate bling... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/518231...
by Roadkill
Fri Jan 14, 2022 11:49 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: M & M Flymph
Replies: 8
Views: 221

Re: M & M Flymph

Split thread to lock in the mink for the thorax? No just well twisted around a single thread. There is plenty of the fine fur in my dubbing to get the strands to surround the thread when applied in small quantities. Waxed thread will help if needed. I expect a minute loss of fur to trim down the ou...
by Roadkill
Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: White Flymph
Replies: 3
Views: 132

White Flymph

This caddis will fill a new flybox for this year... Hook-Wholesale Fly Company Model 28 #12 Thread-UTC 70 Rust Brown Abdomen- White Mink Dubbing blended with clear Trilobal Nylon Rib-SM Gold Ultra Wire Hackle-Ginger Hen Thorax- Hare's Mask dubbing blended with clear Trilobal Nylon https://live.stati...
by Roadkill
Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:27 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Ugly Fly
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: Ugly Fly

8-) A beautiful pattern, nicely tied!
by Roadkill
Wed Jan 12, 2022 11:37 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: M & M Flymph
Replies: 8
Views: 221

M & M Flymph

Muskrat and Mink hot off the vise... Hook-Wholesale Fly Company Model 28 #16 Thread-UTC 70 Black Abdomen-Muskrat Dubbing blended with clear Trilobal Nylon Hackle-Metz #2 Hen Neck Grizzly Thorax-Mink Dubbing blended with clear Trilobal Nylon https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51817628963_dd57cb7bf8_...