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by ronr
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing
Replies: 35
Views: 2943

Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Ghillie,,,, I agree totally. I've been on a mission lately to try and like the long line Euro style nymphing. I've tried several variations of French, Spanish, Czech, and mono rig leaders. I fished them mostly on a 10'6" 3wt and a 10' 4wt rod a little. The 3wt has been the better of the two. I'...
by ronr
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Don't Watch a Dave Hughes Video
Replies: 10
Views: 669

Re: Don't Watch a Dave Hughes Video

Dave Hughes is a true gentleman and teacher. I've been lucky to have watched him tie several times at Expos in Houston and in Albany, OR. He's signed all my books that he produced and given me a small selection of his flies. Don't pass up any opportunity to visit with him if we ever get to have expo...
by ronr
Mon Mar 22, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: $3 Dip
Replies: 19
Views: 1073

Re: $3 Dip

Thanks Carl, now you have me combing some AL's Rug Yarn to make some more! ;) :lol: I never bought Lee's book on tying with poly but watched him tie several times. What size 16's &18's? I will make some for Ron as well, I hope to be over there next week. Bill you are just in time for things to ...
by ronr
Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: $3 Dip
Replies: 19
Views: 1073

Re: $3 Dip

Thanks Carl, now you have me combing some AL's Rug Yarn to make some more! ;) :lol: I never bought Lee's book on tying with poly but watched him tie several times. What size 16's &18's? I will make some for Ron as well, I hope to be over there next week. Bill you are just in time for things to ...
by ronr
Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Quill bloa”
Replies: 10
Views: 696

Re: “Quill bloa”

no question it will fish.. would love to know about the dye used on the quills....
by ronr
Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Anyone like Aussie Possum?
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Re: Anyone like Aussie Possum?

A local tyer, Jerry Criss of LaPine, OR ties a beautiful Possum hair nymph. He has a youtube video on www.theweeklyfly.com....I think you can search for his fly on the Weekly Fly it has a list of tyers to choose from..
by ronr
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Attractor nymphs
Replies: 28
Views: 3302

Re: Attractor nymphs

I've been using the wire in tubing technique to tie a variant of Landon Mayer's tube midge....it calls for x-small wire inserted into the midge tubing.... Have to say, that if you can get 18 inches of that wire in the tubing you are a magician...or have really a steady hand. The little wire midge ti...
by ronr
Thu Feb 18, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss
Replies: 15
Views: 806

Re: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss

THANKS RAY...I have a ton of embroidery floss that needs organizing...I've never noticed these bobbins and the winder in my wandering around the quilt store while my wife does her shopping.... another great idea shared by Ray the solution finder!
by ronr
Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss
Replies: 15
Views: 806

Re: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss

how does that little windy looking tool work..the thing with the handle in your storage box...
by ronr
Thu Feb 11, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 1213

Re: Desert Jewels

Bill I can vouch for the 45#er's that Wayne uses... works like a champ and affordable.