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by dj1212
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Itch Scratcher Soft Hackles
Replies: 52
Views: 11965

Re: Itch Scratcher Soft Hackles

I forgot to mention great looking flies also. I wish I had a way to photograph some of my flies but I don't at the moment. Hope to before too long.
by dj1212
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Itch Scratcher Soft Hackles
Replies: 52
Views: 11965

Re: Itch Scratcher Soft Hackles

Thanks for posting this thread. Good information.
by dj1212
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Useing wool for dubbing
Replies: 9
Views: 209

Re: Useing wool for dubbing

Thanks again for the help. I guess I have to invest in a cheap coffee grinder. lol
by dj1212
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Useing wool for dubbing
Replies: 9
Views: 209

Useing wool for dubbing

I have a question about tying with wool dubbing. How do you all normally make bodies with it as dubbing? It's longer fiber than natural furs I have used. Do you chop it up? Mix it with other dubbing? Spin it in a thread loop like Liesenring bodies? Thanks in advance for any responses.
by dj1212
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Pete Hidy Appreciation
Replies: 15
Views: 477

Re: Pete Hidy Appreciation

Thanks for showing the Stonefly pattern. I want to tie some. lol I was thinking of that pattern or something similar for Perla stoneflies in the Eastern U.S. I Don't know for sure if they're still called Perla. They change names now and then. Beautifully done.
by dj1212
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Pete Hidy Appreciation
Replies: 15
Views: 477

Re: Pete Hidy Appreciation

Beautiful! Wondering what is the fly at the bottom right?
by dj1212
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Sharpes of Aberdeen Cane Rod Blanks
Replies: 9
Views: 436

Re: Sharpes of Aberdeen Cane Rod Blanks

I agree with you totally there's nothing that has the feel of a good bamboo rod. I wanted a bamboo rod not long after I first got into fly fishing and that was it. All I've ever wanted to fish with. I worked for H.L. Leonard Rod in the mid 70's. Some of my time there I mounted Duracanes. Those blank...
by dj1212
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Grateful Red Nymphs
Replies: 15
Views: 1062

Re: Grateful Red Nymphs

So Dead Heads are into soft hackles now. Cool! Love it. ;)
by dj1212
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: "Emergers" in 1895?
Replies: 11
Views: 813

Re: "Emergers" in 1895?

Thanks for posting this. Love it! Interesting to me even way back then they realized how much the fish fed near and just below the surface instead of eating floating flies on the surface.
by dj1212
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hendrickson soft hackle
Replies: 30
Views: 2094

Re: Hendrickson soft hackle

Liking this thread. :) I think that Clyde style Greenwells is a beauty!