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by Mike62
Sun Oct 24, 2021 5:47 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Betty's Fly
Replies: 7
Views: 170

Re: Betty's Fly

That's the Electric Horseman of flies. Spectacular tying.
by Mike62
Sun Oct 24, 2021 5:40 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: March Brown
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Re: March Brown

Beautiful tie, Norm.
by Mike62
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Sunday
Replies: 7
Views: 555

Re: Sunday

I'll take the Brahma, my wife would take the Sam's...
by Mike62
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Needle
Replies: 9
Views: 283

Re: Needle

Wayne, have you tried tying the herl in front of, and behind the hackle? I love the sparseness of your pattern; so elegant. I tried that myself, but found that even a very sparse hackle collar would collapse around the hook. So I tried tying the herl fore and aft, so to speak; looked weird, fished v...
by Mike62
Wed Oct 13, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Frank Sawyer's Nymphs
Replies: 59
Views: 41282

Re: Frank Sawyer's Nymphs

I have no idea what the fish think of copper wire; I doubt they give a rats arse. But I do. Me, I have always been a fan of the deeper, darker, copper colors. The standard run of the mill stuff we buy today, from the various purveyors of such things, excites me not; it's so... bland. I've got a life...
by Mike62
Sun Oct 10, 2021 5:26 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Sink tip line
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Re: Sink tip line

Personally, this video epitomizes for me the entire context of our Skues/Halford ecclesiastical debate. Piscatorial ecumenism: it's what's for dinner.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLdK9zaLaG8
by Mike62
Thu Oct 07, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Mickey Finn
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Re: Mickey Finn

Ron Eagle Elk wrote: Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:18 am I don't think there is a Maine fly box that doesn't have this fly in an assortment of sizes. Great fly for brook trout and landlock salmon. I doubt there are many this well dressed though.
Very productive when tied tandem and trolled in the spring.
by Mike62
Tue Oct 05, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Breadcrust
Replies: 6
Views: 412

Re: Breadcrust

I dare you to say 'de-pithing' three times fast...
by Mike62
Wed Aug 18, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: BNM
Replies: 7
Views: 428

Re: BNM

Black is a staple color up here. Nice ties, Wayne.
by Mike62
Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Trout Spey
Replies: 45
Views: 4135

Re: Trout Spey

Gorgeous fly, I love the name! It immediately conjures up images of the Monty Python troupe at the vice.