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by joaniebo
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Silica Gel for moisture control.....
Replies: 8
Views: 211

Re: Silica Gel for moisture control.....

This subject reminds me when I was in Vietnam a couple centuries back. The humidly was so bad in our hooch we would spray the walls with Lysol to try to keep the mold under control. My uniforms (er - fatigues) were always kinda damp until I realized that in my Fuels' lab, we had nice-sized bags of d...
by joaniebo
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Wet fly vid for Y'all
Replies: 7
Views: 110

Re: Wet fly vid for Y'all

Very nice video. I never thought of mixing peacock and ostrich herl. GREAT idea!

Bob
by joaniebo
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: What do you use to get fly down in water column
Replies: 8
Views: 98

Re: What do you use to get fly down in water column

In addition to the above suggestions, try a wire wrapped underbody with a heavier hook.
by joaniebo
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Availability of Spider Materials Today
Replies: 40
Views: 2013

Re: Availability of Spider Materials Today

Hank

I've read several other articles over the years that also state that the seal populations are growing larger and moving southward down the Atlantic coast. The sharks are simply following their food source and, additionally, some people feel that sharks might be mistaking humans for seals.

Bob
by joaniebo
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Availability of Spider Materials Today
Replies: 40
Views: 2013

Re: Availability of Spider Materials Today

I don’t often read every posting with a subject, but today, I did read all in this subject. In the mid to late 1990s, I began to take an interest in fly-fishing. Bought a few graphite rods and reels to match the rods, mostly from Orvis. Bought flies, mostly dries and nymphs, from local fly fishing s...
by joaniebo
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: re: tying Stewart's black spider
Replies: 18
Views: 390

Re: re: tying Stewart's black spider

Oliver Edwards ties them exactly as stated in Stewart's book:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQR0v--AGR8
by joaniebo
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: October Caddis
Replies: 7
Views: 466

Re: October Caddis

Wayne (DUBBN) and joaniebo - Could you guys post the recipes for your patterns. :D ;) I tend to over hackle but here's the link to the video for the materials...... basically hackle, gold wire and thread. I used an orange thread instead of brown. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xi4OI6dfK48&t=3s
by joaniebo
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: October Caddis
Replies: 7
Views: 466

Re: October Caddis

I saw a video last year, I think it was a "tightlinevideo" for a soft hackled OC, so I had to order the materials to tie a few. Now have enough to probably tie a 100+ of these:
by joaniebo
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Sharpes of Aberdeen Cane Rod Blanks
Replies: 9
Views: 540

Re: Sharpes of Aberdeen Cane Rod Blanks

Here's some pics of the 7 1/2' 2 piece, 2 tip 4/5 weight rod.
by joaniebo
Tue Jul 30, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: up eye wet fly hooks source
Replies: 5
Views: 223

Re: up eye wet fly hooks source

Daiichi has several up eye hooks. Take a look here: