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by Theroe
Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Alfred Ronalds' "Companion"
Replies: 9
Views: 148

Re: Alfred Ronalds' "Companion"

Yet another stunning find - Well done!!

I couldn’t help but notice that the price was 14 shillings, a princely sum in the late 1800s.
by Theroe
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:15 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: When all else fails..
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: When all else fails..

I'd fish that without thinking of it. Very nice. The hooks you ordered, is that one in the photo? If so, what hook is it? No. It is a Firehole wet fly hook, which I don't remember the number. What I ordered were a bunch of different curved hook brands and styles. I couldn't decide which on so I ord...
by Theroe
Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Pale Evening Dun(Catskills)
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Re: Pale Evening Dun(Catskills)

Another killer winged pattern from Tom.......... I still think you should change your screen name to “wingman“(humorous jesting)

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Dana
by Theroe
Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: March Brown Spider
Replies: 10
Views: 288

Re: March Brown Spider

letumgo wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:38 pm Vroom vroom! ;)

Thanks John. I was guessing it was a Mustad 3906B. Glad I asked.
Ray - Guessing type and size of each hook is creeping towards the hook sickness...... :shock:
by Theroe
Tue Feb 16, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Visiting John Shaner (Fly Tying Historian)
Replies: 43
Views: 29403

Re: Visiting John Shaner (Fly Tying Historian)

thanks Bob IMHO, Oliver & team produced some of the very best, most insightful fly fishing videos ever. I have watched all of them numerous times.. Also: the silent black and white clip of Frank Sawyer tying his PT nymph is priceless.........one recent Sunday afternoon, I sat at the vise and wat...
by Theroe
Tue Feb 16, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss
Replies: 15
Views: 377

Re: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss

Roadkill wrote: Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:36 pm 8-) 8-) Try to tempt us with that more material bug. ;) :lol:

Yep - never fails........and of COURSE I went right to the river, and bought MORE silk !!!! :lol: :lol:
by Theroe
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:40 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Dotterel & Yellow”
Replies: 9
Views: 210

Re: “Dotterel & Yellow”

Like

Excellent hook choice as well......
by Theroe
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:16 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss
Replies: 15
Views: 377

Re: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss

Great idea Ray! I bought those same material cards at Walmart – they are quite useful.

Maybe you can chop up golden brown, and make some pretty fine dubbing....

Excellent SBS, per your usual !!! :D

Dana
by Theroe
Thu Feb 11, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: PT & Plover
Replies: 10
Views: 313

Re: PT & Plover

Deadly.........That one’s going in my rotation :D