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by ForumGhillie
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Antron
Replies: 8
Views: 260

Re: Antron

Ron, is this what you are looking for? https://competitiveangler.com/shop/body-materials/dubbing/jack-mickievicz-pure-antron-yarn-strands/ I have not purchased the above, but I do have ALL THE COLORS from both of these page links below: https://competitiveangler.com/shop/body-materials/dubbing/jack-...
by ForumGhillie
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Fuzzle Flymph
Replies: 17
Views: 506

Re: Fuzzle Flymph

So haw was your trip out West? I would love to hear how it went.

Did you see my buddy Bamboo Bob (narodog)? How about Jim S.? Jim had a rough July.
by ForumGhillie
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Fuzzle Flymph
Replies: 17
Views: 506

Re: Fuzzle Flymph

Carl, really like that! I would love to try it on some caddis flymph emerger patterns. Where did you buy that?
by ForumGhillie
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: most productive soft hackle trout fly
Replies: 36
Views: 1368

Re: most productive soft hackle trout fly

My most productive fly patterns depends on the season, where I am fishing (West, Midwest, etc.) and "what the trout said to me".
by ForumGhillie
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Stonefly Creeper
Replies: 6
Views: 930

Re: Stonefly Creeper

Nice pattern, Norm.

I deleted the other topic.
by ForumGhillie
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Tying a Black & Purple
Replies: 35
Views: 1694

Re: Tying a Black & Purple

Here's the Madison Cabbage variant pattern (flymph style) that was responsible for the largest brown I took out of the Madison River during our Yellowstone rendezvous few years back ... Hook: Vintage Mustad 94842, Size #10 Thread: Pearsall's Gossamer #13, crimson Hackle: Collins Hen Cape, black Tai...
by ForumGhillie
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Tying Wingless Wets
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: Tying Wingless Wets

Dean, There are a lot of different types of soft hackles used today. Although some things are getting tougher to obtain. The majority of my wet fly stash is: Domestic Hen hackle capes from Collins Indian hen capes Starling Hungarian Partridge Red Grouse Ruffed Grouse (I shot during hunting season) Q...
by ForumGhillie
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Tying Wingless Wets
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: Tying Wingless Wets

Dean, Welcome to the forums. I am glad to got my PM on the Classic forums. Can you give us some ideas of what and where you will be using the soft hackle flies? They literally are tied in every size, color, etc. and generally used to imitate emerging insects, but not always. This is a great group of...
by ForumGhillie
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Custom Leaders - My next adventure
Replies: 46
Views: 2229

Re: Custom Leaders - My next adventure

Speaking of tippets, I recent purchased Cortland Co-Polymer Nylon Tippet spools in 3x, 4x, and 5x. They rate them as strong if not stronger than the comparable fluorocarbon tippets. Anyone else try Cortland Co-Polymer Nylon Tippets?
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by ForumGhillie
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Stillwater soft hackle
Replies: 19
Views: 1166

Re: Stillwater soft hackle

Mike,

Sweet fly!

Side Note: Our daughter and I stayed over night in Miles on June 6th at the Econo Lodge heading to Glacier NP. It was 94 degrees!! Is it always that hot there in June?

John