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by joaniebo
Sun Mar 05, 2023 8:52 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Pritt’s “The Book of the Grayling”
Replies: 3
Views: 12284

Re: Pritt’s “The Book of the Grayling”

Bill

Thanks. I had downloaded that awhile back but was looking for a reprint hardcover. Hope things are well with you.

Bob
by joaniebo
Sun Mar 05, 2023 8:19 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Pritt’s “The Book of the Grayling”
Replies: 3
Views: 12284

Pritt’s “The Book of the Grayling”

In the mid-1990s, I bought copies of Pritt’s “North Country Flies” and Edmond’s & Lee’s “Brook & River Trouting”, both in hardbacks with hard shell cases. Is there a like book for Pritt’s “The Book of the Grayling”? If so, can anyone provide the ISBN as there appears to be “several” differen...
by joaniebo
Sat Mar 04, 2023 5:02 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Pritt's #61 Black Gnat
Replies: 3
Views: 9516

Pritt's #61 Black Gnat

Don't know if I posted this before. If so, my apologies. Looks bigger than they actually are. Were tied on a Daiichi size 16 #1190 dry fly hook.

Bob
by joaniebo
Wed Feb 08, 2023 12:59 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Peacock and Partridge
Replies: 14
Views: 3346

Re: Peacock and Partridge

Use red thread for the head and butt and you get my version of the "Red Ass".
by joaniebo
Sun Feb 05, 2023 2:20 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Going Out of Business
Replies: 31
Views: 45628

Re: Going Out of Business

I don't like seeing places like these close. It would be nice if someone bought the business and kept it going. But it says he is retiring, and sadly some families have kids that want nothing to do with the business to keep it going. That's why Cabela's sold to Bass Pro. I'd like to see one paychec...
by joaniebo
Wed Jan 04, 2023 1:52 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Red Fox Squirrel Flymph
Replies: 10
Views: 2751

Re: Red Fox Squirrel Flymph

Several months ago, I tied a few of the RFS nymph and gave away most of them to some friends. i think I have only 3 or 4 left. Needless to say, there will be more in my fly box before my next fishing trip.

Bob
by joaniebo
Sat Dec 10, 2022 10:12 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: The holy grail!
Replies: 9
Views: 4280

Re: The holy grail!

PM sent
by joaniebo
Tue Nov 15, 2022 2:51 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Royal Charlie
Replies: 8
Views: 1961

Re: Royal Charlie

I also was impressed by Rob Smith's video and tied a few RCs. Haven'd fished them but maybe next season.

Bob
by joaniebo
Sun Nov 06, 2022 11:38 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Endrick Spider
Replies: 7
Views: 2160

Re: Endrick Spider

Years ago, a friend in the UK sent me the dressing for the Endrick Spider and the only difference I could see between this dressing and a "standard" PT soft hackle was that the ES was weighted under the PT body.

Bob
by joaniebo
Sun Nov 06, 2022 11:19 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Chadwicks 477
Replies: 26
Views: 5694

Re: Chadwicks 477

Interesting reading on what the Sawyers used when 477 was NLA.