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by dj1212
Wed Aug 03, 2022 9:49 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: New Book / "Trout Spey & The Art of the Swing" by Steve Bird
Replies: 13
Views: 1030

Re: New Book / "Trout Spey & The Art of the Swing" by Steve Bird

Received my copy of "Trout Spey & The Art of the Swing". What a beautifully done book. I've only had a chance to flip through some of it but I enjoyed studying some of the flies and their photos. Good job!
by dj1212
Sat Jul 23, 2022 9:46 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: New Book / "Trout Spey & The Art of the Swing" by Steve Bird
Replies: 13
Views: 1030

Re: New Book / "Trout Spey & The Art of the Swing" by Steve Bird

Well, after seeing this thread I had to order a copy also. Looks like a beautiful book. I'll be learning more about spey casting also. :)
by dj1212
Fri Jun 24, 2022 10:58 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Cow Dung
Replies: 7
Views: 390

Re: Cow Dung

Beautiful fly. Your proportions look perfect to me. :)
by dj1212
Sun Jun 05, 2022 12:39 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Who Fishes Wood?
Replies: 54
Views: 18674

Re: Who Fishes Wood?

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by dj1212
Mon May 30, 2022 4:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Martinez Mahogony Nymph
Replies: 1
Views: 324

Re: Martinez Mahogony Nymph

Good job tying. Beautiful.
by dj1212
Wed May 11, 2022 12:49 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Gettin' there!
Replies: 11
Views: 1134

Re: Gettin' there!

I like tying the hackle in first, then winding the thread through the hackle as I advance the thread forward. I like the idea of having the thread reinforce the hackle. Whether it be a spider or flymph. I agree. This makes a durable fly. I've fished a brown hackle peacock tied this way. Most of the...
by dj1212
Sun May 01, 2022 9:53 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackled PT
Replies: 12
Views: 1306

Re: Soft Hackled PT

DUBBN wrote: Sun May 01, 2022 9:21 am Greg, I have to agree about the Wholesale Fly Company's hooks. Quality hooks at a bargain price. I use their beads as well.
Thanks. Hooks, like everything else, are expensive. Especially if you tie alot of flies.
by dj1212
Sun May 01, 2022 12:09 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackled PT
Replies: 12
Views: 1306

Re: Soft Hackled PT

Nice looking fly. Great job. With what seems like so many hook brands available now days how do you like the ones like you used on your Pheasant Tail?
by dj1212
Thu Mar 31, 2022 10:57 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: PT/BWO Transition Flymph
Replies: 11
Views: 1642

Re: PT/BWO Transition Flymph

Very cool fly and beautiful Rainbows. I can imagine the fight from that almost 20 incher. First class.
by dj1212
Thu Mar 10, 2022 12:57 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Hornberg
Replies: 6
Views: 890

Re: Hornberg

I fished a couple Brookie ponds in New Hampshire once and a Hornberg was the fly.