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by Theroe
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Picric Dyed Mole Skin
Replies: 18
Views: 251

Re: Picric Dyed Mole Skin

For raking the fur I wonder how something like a Wahl replacement blade for animal clippers would work with a 1/16" cut length? It would be easier to adjust the angle in your hand than a hacksaw blade. https://www.amazon.com/Wahl-Professional-Animal-Non-Adjustable-41873-7230/dp/B014HCXY0E That’s ex...
by Theroe
Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Pearsall Silk Reference Chart
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: Pearsall Silk Reference Chart

Fantastic.......

Is this “printable” ?

Thanks Ray !
by Theroe
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Cow Dung Fly
Replies: 23
Views: 458

Re: Cow Dung Fly

I think chukar tail make a good substitute for landrail. https://i.imgur.com/a5LMJn3m.jpg https://i.imgur.com/8EfueVFm.jpg + 1 for Chukar, yet another highly underused, underrated bird. About 12 years ago or so, I was chukar hunting out west-one of the birds are shot I had a distinct olive cast to ...
by Theroe
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Spring Black, Little Black
Replies: 8
Views: 432

Re: Spring Black, Little Black

Here is a little variation using pheasant tail dyed black as opposed to magpie. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/N-9Irs3b3-lcx4_aRryvDAJAgsyZ3TrvFVWGjcUQzpoqGKgxI0NEae54rp3ati-bzLGmftiYv6PjBBoMkTvKM6TTb4XV2qCmhqUH_4TTA_acsMthKUP7wI69Jiupgxu4h8jpAnW_e6Dz7sh5wMY1-CT8muhzdJKztWANZZDb_hN5hiAClfbraLK4E...
by Theroe
Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Quill-slip wings vs. Dabbler-type wings
Replies: 10
Views: 397

Re: Quill-slip wings vs. Dabbler-type wings

Maybe the “winged wet” topic might be better?
by Theroe
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Hare and Copper Flymph
Replies: 7
Views: 225

Re: Hare and Copper Flymph

+1 for the description Mr. Bill - provincial it may be, I’m but I’m on board.
by Theroe
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Smoke Fly
Replies: 17
Views: 434

Re: Smoke Fly

Alan- glad to see you’re here - welcome!
by Theroe
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Bracken Clock
Replies: 11
Views: 251

Re: Bracken Clock

Coch - y - bondhu is one of my favorite hackle types - I have 16 or 17 capes that I have collected over the years. Personally, I prefer a very dark red, with more black than red on the feather barbule. The BRITs however use a much lighter shade for their beetle patterns. If anybody needs some in a c...
by Theroe
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Re: Nature Spirit's Snowshoe Rabbit Foot Dubbing
Replies: 38
Views: 664

Re: Nature Spirit's Snowshoe Rabbit Foot Dubbing

ding ding ding : +1 for the swap :D I’m glad John brought up the point about the difference in real snowshoe hare, and the stuff sold now. I am fortunate That one of the members on this board sent me half a dozen snowshoe hare fee that he harvested late this past winter-they are the real thing: A lo...
by Theroe
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Fox Squirrel patterns
Replies: 17
Views: 429

Re: Fox Squirrel patterns

FWIW, I was always taught to make it the width of my open palm .........