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by DNicolson
Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Black Pennell Afterburn
Replies: 3
Views: 358

Re: Black Pennell Afterburn

That is a beautiful Black Pennell Hans.
Is it the L/S hook that is different?
by DNicolson
Sun Apr 01, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Claret Tipped Peacock
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Re: Claret Tipped Peacock

Ray, maybe Hans should have called it 'Claret Tippled Peacock', hic. :lol:
by DNicolson
Sun Apr 01, 2012 4:52 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Jack Frost
Replies: 8
Views: 514

Re: Jack Frost

A very nice fly, unfortunately the name has been used on a still-water lure pattern, but they do not
have patent rights on the name. :lol: ;)
http://www.theessentialfly.com/trout-fl ... t-fly.html
by DNicolson
Sun Apr 01, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Moorhen & Copper
Replies: 7
Views: 555

Re: Moorhen & Copper

As always beautifully tied Hans, a nice variant of the 'Copper King'.
by DNicolson
Sun Apr 01, 2012 4:34 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Claret Tipped Peacock
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Re: Claret Tipped Peacock

Two very nice flies Hans, known as the 'Bracken Clock' in Scotland.
'Clock' is the scots word for beetle. An excellent summer/autumn pattern.
by DNicolson
Thu Mar 29, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Tups and Blue Dun 3913B
Replies: 25
Views: 1354

Re: Tups and Blue Dun 3913B

Stefan, The first hook, Forged flat 1X long shank.
I saw it on the web-site, but my swedish was not up to the mark. :lol:
by DNicolson
Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Tups and Blue Dun 3913B
Replies: 25
Views: 1354

Re: Tups and Blue Dun 3913B

I have had a look at that hook on the Swedish site Stefan.
It looks perfect.
by DNicolson
Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Tups and Blue Dun 3913B
Replies: 25
Views: 1354

Re: Tups and Blue Dun 3913B

Hi Kelly, That is not Australian hare that Hans has been using, it was Argentinian, in the correct half of the world but a long way from Aussie. Here is a source for it here in the UK. http://www.flytyingboutique.com/Store/results.asp?category=4 This is a highly recommended stockist. ;) Yes Stefan,...
by DNicolson
Thu Mar 29, 2012 3:34 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Tups and Blue Dun 3913B
Replies: 25
Views: 1354

Re: Tups and Blue Dun 3913B

I have noticed some of the up eyed hooks used for flymphs, seem to have a longer shank than these, which are the standard dry fly hooks, very popular since Halfords day. They have been out of fashion for several years, or should I say, decades. The short shank version is still obtainable, but longe...
by DNicolson
Thu Mar 29, 2012 3:06 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Lemon Sally Flymph
Replies: 13
Views: 864

Re: Lemon Sally Flymph

Thank you Lance, could not find it in my version of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary,
damned thing must be too 'concise'.
I had made a reasonable supposition of the meaning, but the OECD led me astray. :?