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by ronr
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hamilton's CDC skunk flymph, my way
Replies: 11
Views: 230

Re: Hamilton's CDC skunk flymph, my way

Carl.. another lesson. Never thought of the Green Butt for trout... but I'll be thinking it from now on..
by ronr
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: A Salmonberry Fly
Replies: 11
Views: 193

Re: A Salmonberry Fly

Carl.. the first fly is strikingly similar to the German Brown searching fly I sent you this week.... the original by Allen McGee called for red and gold tinsel with a black wire rib...my variant was red and silver...not quite the same color as that beautiful salmon silk, but I like your version a l...
by ronr
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hamilton's CDC skunk flymph, my way
Replies: 11
Views: 230

Hamilton's CDC skunk flymph, my way

I'v been working on incorporating skunk fur,(since I have a nice skin), into a flymph/soft hackle. Dave Hamilton's All Skunk nymph is my inspiration for this fly. I think it qualifies as a flymph. Hook: Fulling Mill all purpose light bronze, size 12 Thread: Dark Brown Uni, 8/0 Tag and Rib: xs gold t...
by ronr
Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Little Something v.2
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Re: Little Something v.2

bill let me know when you find that neck for the 22's....I'm not sure if my 5x readers will suffice...
by ronr
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Availability of Spider Materials Today
Replies: 23
Views: 338

Re: Availability of Spider Materials Today

Gentlemen.. for someone relatively new to tying wingless wets, these discussions are extremely helpful. From your comments I've learned of several substitutes that I would not know of otherwise. Though far from being a traditionalist in my tying and fishing, I recognize the value of finding a skin w...
by ronr
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Green Caddis Soft Hackle
Replies: 26
Views: 867

Re: Green Caddis Soft Hackle

Carl... I have also been trying to find ways to improve my grab to hook up ratio. I've tried strip setting, no set, etc etc.. every article I read has a different opinion. The only opinion I find totally ineffective is the do nothing set... which only seems to work when my fly is in the dangle and i...
by ronr
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Spotted Sedge Emerger
Replies: 14
Views: 672

Re: Spotted Sedge Emerger

Bill... great fly.. and another of your clever tools/implements that I've learned from you...
by ronr
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: button hole twist
Replies: 10
Views: 242

Re: button hole twist

tom.. its is possible that it is not silk..but I've tried everything I can think of to find its duplicate. Probably silly to care that much about the material.. but this fly has caught fish for me. Since it is a commercially tied fly and available in fly shops in the area.. it probably is not silk n...
by ronr
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Partridge and Hares Ear (Pete Hidy) - Tutorial (SBS)
Replies: 20
Views: 451

Re: Partridge and Hares Ear (Pete Hidy) - Tutorial (SBS)

I love the magnet on the vise idea... but I don't necessarily like having my scissors magnetized... does anyone know of a simple way to de-magnatize a tool such as tweezers, or scissors for that matter.
by ronr
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Green Caddis Soft Hackle
Replies: 26
Views: 867

Re: Green Caddis Soft Hackle

the ability of this group to research any topic related to tying flies is amazing.... PhilA great job to find the source of split thread technique...This add so much to the forum.