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by Soft-hackle
Mon May 06, 2013 10:41 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Li'L Dorothy Variations
Replies: 38
Views: 9925

Re: Li'L Dorothy Variations

Darin,
It is heavier than Gossamer. They did have a thread that was very close to gossamer in heaviness, but I don't recall which one it was.

Mark
by Soft-hackle
Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Williams Favorite - Stewart Hybrid
Replies: 18
Views: 3100

Re: Williams Favorite - Stewart Hybrid

Good stuff!

Mark
by Soft-hackle
Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Deer Hair Thorax Emerger
Replies: 5
Views: 559

Re: Deer Hair Thorax Emerger

BINGO! Looks like a winner.

Mark
by Soft-hackle
Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Flymphs for the Henry's Fork
Replies: 15
Views: 2784

Re: Flymphs for the Henry's Fork

Nice, Eric. Very nice!

Mark
by Soft-hackle
Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Lil' Dorothy (Old Hat var.)
Replies: 7
Views: 1296

Re: Lil' Dorothy (Old Hat var.)

Looks good, Carl.

Mark
by Soft-hackle
Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Li'L Dorothy Variations
Replies: 38
Views: 9925

Re: Li'L Dorothy Variations

John,
The 722 embroidery thread works, even though it's cotton, not silk. I used it for many years till I discovered sources for silk in the proper color. :D

Mark
by Soft-hackle
Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:38 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Li'L Dorothy Variations
Replies: 38
Views: 9925

Re: Li'L Dorothy Variations

If you are interested in getting the correct color abdomen look at this link: http://www.superiorthreads.com/shop/category/thread/?Brand=Tire+Silk+%2350&fiber=Silk&page=2 Color # 61- Apricot is spot on to my original color selection. Do not go by what it looks like on screen. It is a creamy orange. ...
by Soft-hackle
Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Weighted soft hackles
Replies: 30
Views: 8071

Re: Weighted soft hackles

To add to the discussion-- I do not use beads on soft-hackles or flymphs, nor do I add weight to the leader. To me, this restricts the natural movement of the fly. Small amounts of lead wire in an under-body might be okay. Heavier hooks are preferred for getting deeper, and the addition of a wire ri...
by Soft-hackle
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Li'L Dorothy Variations
Replies: 38
Views: 9925

Re: Li'L Dorothy Variations

:D