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by joaniebo
Sun May 09, 2021 8:17 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Pheasant Tail & Golden Olive Partridge
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Pheasant Tail & Golden Olive Partridge

Did these for an article in my local TU Chapter's monthly Newsletter.
by joaniebo
Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: With Apologies to Canon Greenwell
Replies: 4
Views: 267

Re: With Apologies to Canon Greenwell

Theroe wrote: Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:45 pm I like those......what make, model and size is that wide gape hook you are using, Bob??
Used the good old Partridge Capt Hamilton L2A hooks from Richard Jefferies, size 14.

Bob
by joaniebo
Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: With Apologies to Canon Greenwell
Replies: 4
Views: 267

With Apologies to Canon Greenwell

Did a few of these in the past couple days.
by joaniebo
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: New Flymph Hook
Replies: 10
Views: 630

Re: New Flymph Hook

Have you ever tried these? From (http://www.troutandsalmonhooks.com/shop/ )
by joaniebo
Sat Apr 17, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Bronze Peacock & Young Starling
Replies: 4
Views: 342

Re: Bronze Peacock & Young Starling

The dun color of the young starling is extremely appealing. What region of the bird are these feathers from? Are they body feathers, or wing feathers (coverts)? Ray You got me! I did these quite awhile back and just found the .jpg recently. If I recall correctly (???), I think the hackles were wing...
by joaniebo
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Magpie herl heads !!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 348

Re: Magpie herl heads !!!!!

It's been awhile since I did a dressing with magpie herl but if I recall, the individual strands are quite delicate....if my memory isn't totally gone, I believe I used 3 ir 4 pieces tied in by the tips.

Bob
by joaniebo
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Bronze Peacock & Young Starling
Replies: 4
Views: 342

Bronze Peacock & Young Starling

Several years ago, I was able to get a "young starling" skin from Cookshill and a friend gave me some bronze-colored peacock herl. Ended up with a few of these.
by joaniebo
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Black Stonefly Nymphs
Replies: 5
Views: 400

Black Stonefly Nymphs

Wish I could remember where I got this dressing as I'd like to tie a few more....will keep looking for it!
by joaniebo
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: A Greenwell Sacrilege
Replies: 3
Views: 290

A Greenwell Sacrilege

No explanation needed, eh?
by joaniebo
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Hackle Names vs Colors
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Hackle Names vs Colors

For years, this Old Guy has been confused by the names for various colored hackles. Is the name based on what color the feather looks like over the entire feather or within the feather? In other words, is the name based if the feather is one constant color throughout the entire feather or is the fea...