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by Theroe
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Blue Winged Olive
Replies: 74
Views: 3330

Re: Blue Winged Olive

Barry, I had great luck last spring with this fly fished upstream down to me in the film. Trout took it as an emerger. Super fine dry fly dubbing, gray uni thread and a dun hackle. Tied in 16 and 18. Dave Dave Yes- That’s the ticket.....usually, simple is best, and that is a great imitation. Dana
by Theroe
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Buckskin
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: Buckskin

Variant wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:37 am
...... the book THE CADDIS AND THE ANGLER.
I’m glad you remembered the book-I could not :D :D
by Theroe
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Availability of Spider Materials Today
Replies: 40
Views: 1915

Re: Availability of Spider Materials Today

I’m from the “they used what they had” school..... nylon was new at the time, similar to how Kevlar thread was in the 80s, and how the Dynema threads were in the 90s. I have nylon thread dating to the 1940s from Herters and E Hille. Also Ed Koch and the anglers roost marketed their own brands of nyl...
by Theroe
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Buckskin
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: Buckskin

Nicely done, reminds me of some of my old rubber band nymphs. ;) Surgical tubing was close to this color and handy way back when I was making slingshots. rubber band nymph !! I had forgotten those - they were all the rage in the 1970's....tied on the Mustad 37160......and "nymph skin" and "realisti...
by Theroe
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: American flav pheasant tail tutorial...
Replies: 8
Views: 213

Re: American flav pheasant tail tutorial...

Nice Work Karsten.....your videos are top notch, rivaling the likes of Davey McPhail!!


Dana
by Theroe
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Silica Gel for moisture control.....
Replies: 6
Views: 158

Re: Silica Gel for moisture control.....

Hello folks! I was wondering if anyone has had any practical experience using silica gel packs for moisture control in either storage boxes that contain feathers, furs, etc. or in rod cases to keep the cork handles and rod socks from getting musty? No, I still do not have air conditioning in my hou...
by Theroe
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Grouse and Flash
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Grouse and Flash

Oh my gosh fellows! These patterns are stunning! I love how they literally glow in the light! They both would go well on the menu of my little speckled darlings below the waters surface! Absolutely wonderful guys and so perfectly tied! Bravo! Dougsden Awesome patterns!! Doug - glad to see you back ...
by Theroe
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Ondori Futsu Kebari VID
Replies: 11
Views: 266

Re: Ondori Futsu Kebari VID

Karsten - nice work....your a natural !!
by Theroe
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: most productive soft hackle trout fly
Replies: 36
Views: 1350

Re: most productive soft hackle trout fly

chase creek wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:45 am
I think the Partridge & Orange and Stewart's Black Spider, although I don't keep records of such things. Both are older patterns that work very well.
+1 - with these two flies, you could catch fish just about anywhere!
by Theroe
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: A wet fly bound to raise some hackles ;)
Replies: 12
Views: 457

Re: A wet fly bound to raise some hackles ;)

Karsten - that Miner cape is a beauty: translucent barbs!!! Very difficult to find, yet one of the most important traits hackle should have.

Well done pattern(s) too!!!

Dana