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by Theroe
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Big, ugly palmer wets
Replies: 21
Views: 615

Re: Big, ugly palmer wets

This is seems to be a really nicely designed clamp. I have used the Pettijean set for years, it works great but appears to be a bit clumsier than this newer design. +1 for the Petitjean said, Carl........I think I bought it last year, or the year before after you recommended it to me. I’m not a rea...
by Theroe
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: WTT: Pearsall's Dark Claret for .......
Replies: 2
Views: 414

Re: WTT: Pearsall's Dark Claret for .......

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by Theroe
Mon Nov 16, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Life expectancy for silk
Replies: 3
Views: 145

Re: Life expectancy for silk

I have some that’s great and some that’s basically falling apart. As with any other organic material it’s all in how it’s been stored over the years......
by Theroe
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Big, ugly palmer wets
Replies: 21
Views: 615

Re: Big, ugly palmer wets

oh BOY - thats a nice FAT fish !!
by Theroe
Mon Nov 16, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Big, ugly palmer wets
Replies: 21
Views: 615

Re: Big, ugly palmer wets

John

You are in “night fly” territory, which is a big thing in eastern and central Pennsylvania.....
George Harvey even developed a series of pusher flies, which work quite well. Do you ever stay late when the fish are feeding at dusk??
Very nice flies by the way!
Dana
by Theroe
Tue Nov 10, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Flymphs and Spiders (Tyed by Bill "Tie2Fish" Shuck)
Replies: 13
Views: 588

Re: Flymphs and Spiders (Tyed by Bill "Tie2Fish" Shuck)

zen leecher wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 3:15 pm
I'm not sure but I believe the display I have is the same one Ray has. I'd post a picture if I could figure out how. I think I just didIMG_0702.jpg
Nope - NOT IT...... send immediately to Theroe......we would NOT WANT YOU to have an improper set, would we??

:twisted: :twisted:
by Theroe
Tue Nov 10, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Henthorne Purple
Replies: 12
Views: 338

Re: Henthorne Purple

Your wing looks lighter, with grayish tint, much more so than any one I have. Now I have to look as soon as I go home :geek:
thank you
Dana
by Theroe
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Henthorne Purple
Replies: 12
Views: 338

Re: Henthorne Purple

davidriley -
Very nice work - I quite like the patterns you have posted thus far.
Would you mind posting the mallard feather details? Possibly a photo of the skin, showing the location where you plucked the feather. I too thought it was waterhen....

Welcome to the forum !

Dana
by Theroe
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Dark and Light Olive SH's
Replies: 10
Views: 349

Re: Dark and Light Olive SH's

I will confess right now, that I am going to steal this pattern. :twisted: ;) What does Collins call the hackle color? Is this a ginger or brown? Would you mind taking a picture of the hen set your using? I don’t think I have this color yet. ........But I sense you will, in the not too distant futu...
by Theroe
Mon Nov 09, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: RedTags / Treacle Parkin
Replies: 8
Views: 459

Re: RedTags / Treacle Parkin

I mean, who wouldn’t want to fish fly called “Treacle Parkin”?