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by joaniebo
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: H,C. Cutcliffe Flies
Replies: 20
Views: 515

Re: H,C. Cutcliffe Flies

Thanks for the link. Just ordered a copy.
by joaniebo
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: button hole twist
Replies: 17
Views: 923

Re: button hole twist

floss.jpeg Hi Ronr The top spool is Pearsalls, the others are Belding Corticelli. None of them are all that easy to separate without getting a bunch of fuzz. I would also be inclined to find some #50 or #60 thread. Just curious though, are you sure the commercial fly is silk? the body of the fly do...
by joaniebo
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Chadwick's 477 Substitute?
Replies: 28
Views: 549

Re: Chadwick's 477 Substitute?

wsbailey wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:47 am
Bob, You could send me a sample if you want. I have enough Berocco yarn to last for the rest of my days and beyond.
Bill

Still on Hoagland? Igave away all my Berocco, and other subs. Kept the Oyster 290.

Bob
by joaniebo
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Dyed Wings
Replies: 4
Views: 156

Re: Dyed Wings

For some reason, I could add this to my previous post.
by joaniebo
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Dyed Wings
Replies: 4
Views: 156

Dyed Wings

I may have posted these pics awhile back but the other post about dyed starling brought this to mind. Several pics of dyed wings that I obtained, mostly, years ago from Ellis Slater.
by joaniebo
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Chadwick's 477 Substitute?
Replies: 28
Views: 549

Re: Chadwick's 477 Substitute?

Bill

I have PLENTY of the Oyster 290 yarn if you want the yarn or dubbing....I can send either or both to you.

Bob
by joaniebo
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Chadwick's 477 Substitute?
Replies: 28
Views: 549

Re: Chadwick's 477 Substitute?

It looks a lot like the dubbing I made after chopping / blending the Shetland Spindrift #290 Oyster yarn.
by joaniebo
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Hendrickson Soft Hackles
Replies: 31
Views: 1784

Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Cookshill has packs of Golden Plover hackles available per Facebook posting:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/6291599 ... 1/?fref=nf
by joaniebo
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Chadwick's 477 Substitute?
Replies: 28
Views: 549

Re: Chadwick's 477 Substitute?

Awhile back, I cut some of the Shetland SpIndrift 290 Oyster yarn into small pieces and blended it in an old coffeee grinder. Did a red wire underbody and then touch dubbed the blended yarn dubbing onto a Danville 6/0 red thread. Wehn dipped in water, a noticeable color change from a tan / brown dub...
by joaniebo
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Grayling Witch
Replies: 5
Views: 167

Re: Grayling Witch

Looks like one of Rob Smith's flies

https://www.northcountryflies.com/produ ... wet-flies/