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by jcwillow777
Mon Feb 12, 2024 5:55 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: SOFT~ HACKLE JOURNAL
Replies: 35
Views: 34641

Re: SOFT~ HACKLE JOURNAL

I got mine today. Bummer that it is the last, but I get it.

Just curious, had this publication been going on for more than 1 year? I googled it and saw some articles from older issues. Wished I had known about it earlier, if was being published longer.
by jcwillow777
Mon Jan 29, 2024 6:46 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Greenwell Spiders
Replies: 14
Views: 1891

Re: Greenwell Spiders

[/quote] I saw two recipes for the thread. One was for Green like I used. The other recipe called for Primrose. Which do you use? [/quote] I use waxed yellow Ephemera silk. I got my recipe from John Shaner. I'm sure he uses Pearsall, I don't have any. By the time I got into it Pesrsall was long gone...
by jcwillow777
Mon Jan 29, 2024 6:26 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Greenwell Spiders
Replies: 14
Views: 1891

Re: Greenwell Spiders

Nicely done! 🤗 That is one of my go to flies. I fish it year round.
by jcwillow777
Tue Jan 16, 2024 7:54 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Leisenring for sale
Replies: 21
Views: 4237

Re: Leisenring for sale

Congratulations Ron. A great find and a great price!
by jcwillow777
Tue Jan 09, 2024 9:51 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: "Drinking Straw Wrangler" (DIY tying tool)
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: "Drinking Straw Wrangler" (DIY tying tool)

Wow, what a great idea Ray! I'm gonna make one today. Make that 2, one for my home and one for my cabin.
by jcwillow777
Fri Nov 17, 2023 6:53 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: New book for me - Salmonia, Sir Humphrey Davy
Replies: 2
Views: 4210

New book for me - Salmonia, Sir Humphrey Davy

I read a PDF version several years ago and have wanted a physical copy since. This is the Derrydale Press version. It's mint, doesn't look like it has been read. Glad to add this to my library. Just finishing reading A Summer On The Test. I got this a couple weeks ago. It's a paperback, but still gl...
by jcwillow777
Sun Nov 05, 2023 3:23 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: New tying gadgets
Replies: 3
Views: 4450

Re: New tying gadgets

Enjoy your new toys! That marterial guard looks pretty cool.
by jcwillow777
Fri Nov 03, 2023 8:54 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Little black
Replies: 9
Views: 7552

Re: Little black

Very nice!
by jcwillow777
Sat Oct 28, 2023 8:24 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: SOFT~ HACKLE JOURNAL
Replies: 35
Views: 34641

Re: SOFT~ HACKLE JOURNAL

Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner Dubbin, but looks like Dale gave you the link to the toilet seat wax. Only downside for me is that it is very soft, but you get a boatload that will last forever.
by jcwillow777
Fri Oct 27, 2023 3:32 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: SOFT~ HACKLE JOURNAL
Replies: 35
Views: 34641

Re: SOFT~ HACKLE JOURNAL

Just got my 3rd journal in the mail today. Looks like some very interesting articles. Looking forward to reading it.