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by Mike62
Tue Nov 29, 2022 8:50 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: L’Étincelle Bleu
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Re: L’Étincelle Bleu

Even the fish speak French up here; this one will work.
by Mike62
Tue Nov 29, 2022 8:43 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Nation's Fancy
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Re: Nation's Fancy

Ron Eagle Elk wrote: Tue Nov 15, 2022 3:33 pm I'm liking the two color bodies, Norm. Like the Angel Child, I'm stealing this one as well.
Yup. This one is getting stretched out to streamer proportions for ice-out. Nice tie, Norm!
by Mike62
Wed Nov 16, 2022 8:43 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Plover & Yellow; Does the Hook Change the Look?
Replies: 16
Views: 764

Re: Plover & Yellow; Does the Hook Change the Look?

I am intrigued by the upturned eye hook. Why do you hate the 200R? I rather like it. Lol, you've got the wrong guy. Wayne loves the 200R. It's ME ! I hate the 200R with a heat that burns with the fire of a thousand suns. Why? ...why does the moon chase the sun? It's an inherent part of my tying DNA...
by Mike62
Wed Nov 16, 2022 7:44 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Head question
Replies: 24
Views: 892

Re: Head question

chugbug wrote: Wed Nov 16, 2022 10:14 am Devo?
"Wax that whip --
Make it really stick!"
Ha! ...gawd, I hated Devo.

"Whip it, whip it good"

Okay, so how many bad 80's musical references can we find? I'm thinking Ian Drury and the Blockheads might turn up... (hit me with your rhythm stick).
by Mike62
Tue Nov 15, 2022 7:04 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: UV
Replies: 24
Views: 596

Re: UV

I have read the books mentioned by roadkill plus THE NEW SCIENTIFIC ANGLING TROUT AND ULTRAVIOLET VISION by Reed Curry. Very interesting subject but I don’t think we will ever know for sure the effectiveness or non effectiveness of UV materials. Lou I met Reed several times, interesting fellow. Las...
by Mike62
Tue Nov 15, 2022 6:38 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Head question
Replies: 24
Views: 892

Re: Head question

I'm a wax and whip man.
by Mike62
Fri Oct 21, 2022 2:35 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Pig Nymph - Black
Replies: 13
Views: 846

Re: Pig Nymph - Black

Fishnkilts wrote: Sun Oct 16, 2022 9:28 pm I like it very much because I have always done better with dark nymphs. I would like to have some of these for the Cache La Poudre because I think this fly would be a killer.
What a great name for a river. My home water is the Fish River. ...how boring is that (though aptly named).
by Mike62
Fri Oct 21, 2022 2:32 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Wyatt's Trude
Replies: 3
Views: 291

Re: Wyatt's Trude

I believe I need to stretch that sucker out and drag it around after ice-out. Very nice, Norm.
by Mike62
Fri Oct 21, 2022 2:28 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Grouse and Orange
Replies: 6
Views: 404

Re: Grouse and Orange

Man, that came out great; a really nice tie. Lovely...
by Mike62
Fri Oct 21, 2022 2:27 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Plover & Yellow; Does the Hook Change the Look?
Replies: 16
Views: 764

Re: Plover & Yellow; Does the Hook Change the Look?

I love them all, nicely done. Hell, I love any hook that isn't a Tiemco 200R.