Search found 124 matches

by jcwillow777
Wed Nov 09, 2022 6:32 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Chadwicks 477
Replies: 23
Views: 1425

Re: Chadwicks 477

Just got my order. It is Berroco Steel Cut Oats, but not UAF1214, it's UAW6214. I didn't notice that til I got it. I guess I was hoping I hit the jackpot. Not seeing any pink in it, just tan. Not sure how this compares to UAF1214. I do have some Jaimeson's Spindrift 290 Oyster which is definitely mo...
by jcwillow777
Sun Nov 06, 2022 12:56 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Chadwicks 477
Replies: 23
Views: 1425

Re: Chadwicks 477

Yes the berroco steel cut oats seems to be by far the best substitute, at least according to a really good article I've read about it....problem is it's no longer in production either and I cand get my hands on any. And no the fish can't tell the difference in a lot of cases. You can tie the same f...
by jcwillow777
Sun Sep 18, 2022 6:29 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Soft Hackles
Replies: 18
Views: 1342

Re: Soft Hackles

Swinging soft hackles is too much fun! I really haven't tried Euro nymphing very much, simply because I have really good success with soft hackles. My go to is an Orange Partridge. I started fishing a 3 fly team this year. Orange Partridge, Tups Indispensible Flymph and a Greenwell Spider, in that o...
by jcwillow777
Tue Sep 13, 2022 9:17 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Swiftwater
Replies: 3
Views: 399

Re: Swiftwater

Very cool set, nice job!
by jcwillow777
Mon Sep 12, 2022 6:02 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Chadwicks 477
Replies: 23
Views: 1425

Re: Chadwicks 477

I got to the dance after both of the above were no longer made. Someone here on the forum recommended Jamieson Shetland Spindrift - 290 Oyster. I don't have any 477 so I can't personally make a comparison, I guess the 290 Oyster will have to do for me. I'm sure someone on the forum here could put up...
by jcwillow777
Mon Sep 12, 2022 5:49 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Speck
Replies: 9
Views: 620

Re: Speck

Wow, cool looking fly! Nice job. ;)
by jcwillow777
Thu Sep 08, 2022 6:07 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: March brown?
Replies: 8
Views: 622

Re: March brown?

Very nice! Looks like a fish catcher to me.
by jcwillow777
Mon Sep 05, 2022 7:17 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Partridge and orange comparison
Replies: 20
Views: 2869

Re: Partridge and orange comparison

Orange partridge has been my go to fly since I started fishing spiders. It is the lead fly on my team of 3.

Image
by jcwillow777
Tue Aug 30, 2022 6:26 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Kimono!
Replies: 15
Views: 1515

Re: Kimono!

THANKYOU! :D
by jcwillow777
Mon Aug 29, 2022 11:13 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Kimono!
Replies: 15
Views: 1515

Re: Kimono!

Is Kimono going out of business? If not, can you recommend a site for some?