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by Roadkill
Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:27 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Woodcock and Orange
Replies: 12
Views: 267

Re: Woodcock and Orange

I thought that one of the objectives to using silk was the opaqueness of the material when wet. When I've tried to put hard as nails, crazy glue or epoxy on the body of the fly it the color was fixed, darker than I had planned and not worth the expense of the silk. Just the reverse, when you wet th...
by Roadkill
Wed Aug 03, 2022 7:47 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Lisenring's March brown
Replies: 10
Views: 192

Re: Lisenring's March brown

Great looking fly!
by Roadkill
Tue Aug 02, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Woodcock and Orange
Replies: 12
Views: 267

Re: Woodcock and Orange

So what did you use for the shell back? Rick, Instead of tying the tail fibers in and wrapping the orange body silk thread forward over them, I left the yellow silk at the hook bend & finished the orange body forward. Next, I added the tail fibers with 2 wraps of the yellow ribbing at the back ...
by Roadkill
Tue Aug 02, 2022 12:42 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Woodcock and Orange
Replies: 12
Views: 267

Re: Woodcock and Orange

I am also tying this as a shell back pattern to test along with the SH tied in the round. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52258627391_3c13fb8b8e_z.jpg RIMG7298 by William Lovelace , on Flickr I am simply adding the tail after the orange body and tying the barbs down on the back with the yellow r...
by Roadkill
Mon Aug 01, 2022 8:10 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Woodcock and Orange
Replies: 12
Views: 267

Woodcock and Orange

Hook-Wholesale Fly Company Model 21 #12
Thread- Orange Kimono Silk for the body and Yellow for the rib (coated with Hard as Nails)
Hackle & Tail-Woodcock

ImageRIMG7294 by William Lovelace, on Flickr
by Roadkill
Tue Jul 26, 2022 11:11 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Carpet muncher caddis
Replies: 8
Views: 238

Re: Carpet muncher caddis

Great looking flies!!
by Roadkill
Tue Jul 26, 2022 11:10 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Baltic Bobwhite Flymph
Replies: 8
Views: 399

Re: Baltic Bobwhite Flymph

Some diversions from working at Roadkill Bunkhouse in eastern Oregon, BBF worked some more in Powder River... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52243420430_13d7cac9b8_z.jpg RIMG7271 by William Lovelace , on Flickr And counted coup on one more about 3,000' higher in a lake at 7,100 feet... https://...
by Roadkill
Fri Jul 22, 2022 9:12 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Baltic Bobwhite Flymph
Replies: 8
Views: 399

Re: Baltic Bobwhite Flymph

Half at Tetherow and half at 2 Bridges. :)
by Roadkill
Thu Jul 21, 2022 11:02 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Wired-in Split Case PMD
Replies: 4
Views: 460

Re: Wired-in Split Case PMD

Really nice fly!! 8-)
by Roadkill
Thu Jul 21, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Baltic Bobwhite Flymph
Replies: 8
Views: 399

Re: Baltic Bobwhite Flymph

The Baltic Bobwhite was tested today on the Middle Deschutes today and made the cut with 6 out of 8 fish landed. I knew it was a keeper when I tied into fish on the 3rd and 5th casts. ;) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52232612184_7157b20631_z.jpg RIMG7262 by William Lovelace , on Flickr https:/...