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by Mike62
Sat Feb 04, 2023 8:24 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Sabbatus
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: Sabbatus

A nice little homage to a region in Maine, the Androscoggin River, and a mythical past. Thank you, Norm.
by Mike62
Sat Feb 04, 2023 8:14 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: For viewing Rube Cross
Replies: 7
Views: 137

Re: For viewing Rube Cross

There's something about that photograph that keeps drawing me back. I'm not sure what it is. Maybe it's that I'm looking at Rube Cross, one of the seminal tiers of the glorious Catskill age (of any age), in his natural environment. But maybe that's it, his 'natural environment' is so... provincial; ...
by Mike62
Wed Feb 01, 2023 8:11 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Tauche Tom
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Re: Tauche Tom

What a great idea! I've got half a capes worth of split nails in small sizes, this is perfect for them. Thank you, Norm.
by Mike62
Tue Jan 31, 2023 5:54 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Dark Flagon
Replies: 5
Views: 130

Re: Dark Flagon

Beautiful tie, Norm.
by Mike62
Tue Jan 31, 2023 5:53 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: A startlingly effective little wet fly….
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: A startlingly effective little wet fly….

It's a smoke fly on steroids. I'm stealing this pattern; it will work up here.
by Mike62
Tue Jan 31, 2023 5:50 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Teriyaki Flagon Soft Hackle
Replies: 7
Views: 105

Re: Teriyaki Flagon Soft Hackle

...you had me at Teriyaki.
by Mike62
Sat Jan 28, 2023 2:48 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Things you learn by accident.
Replies: 6
Views: 103

Re: Things you learn by accident.

The wing came out great! Nicely done.
by Mike62
Fri Jan 27, 2023 4:01 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: A nice find…..
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: A nice find…..

That's like walking into an old barn and finding a 1969 GTO Judge convertible under a moth eaten tarp, for $100.
by Mike62
Fri Jan 27, 2023 3:58 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Tailwaters Candy
Replies: 29
Views: 3543

Re: Tailwaters Candy

I don't use enough ostrich; it just never occurs to me to tie with it. I need to change that.
by Mike62
Fri Jan 27, 2023 3:53 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Leven Butcher
Replies: 3
Views: 87

Re: Leven Butcher

I give up...