Not the best representation of Spruce Grouse color. I need a better contrast color, I think.
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- Fri May 07, 2021 6:20 am
- Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
- Topic: Purple & Spruce
- Replies: 12
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This one is for Alan. He knows purple is my kryptonite but he challenged me to tie a purple fly anyway. Not wanting to disappoint the man, I tied this one yesterday. The hackle is from a Spruce Grouse my daughter shot by accident last fall. My camera skills don't do justice to the feather. It's almo...
I know the fish don't care, but I do. I want to be the best well-rounded tyer I can be; that means mastering Starling. Ever heard of Sisyphus? That's me; always dropping the same rock on my head. Enhance your calm, drink no coffee, mumble something like this: "Vande gurunam charanaravinde"...
Carl - thank you my friend, just what I need: more hook adventures!!! :o :shock: . Bob - Richard Jefferies has mega good hooks, I’ve bought more from him than any of you would care to know. That hook in particular is my absolute favorite not only for flymphs but wets and dries...... It’s very sharp...
- Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:13 am
- Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
- Topic: “Summer on the Test”
- Replies: 6
- Views: 662
I think it's a great read. Hills does a wonderful job describing fly fishing in the late 19th, early 20th century. My paperback copy has been thumbed to death, literally, it's in pieces.