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by ForumGhillie
Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Moose and Ruffed Grouse
Replies: 2
Views: 34

Re: Moose and Ruffed Grouse

Nice fly!

Congrats too!!

I was just tying an old Maine pattern today - the Dark Edson Tiger Bucktail, created by Mr. Edson of Portland, Maine in 1929.
by ForumGhillie
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hare's Ear, Pheasant Tails & Hackles
Replies: 24
Views: 690

Re: Hare's Ear, Pheasant Tails & Hackles

hankaye wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:20 am
ForumGhillie, Howdy;

You must change Shower Curtains often then...? :lol:

hank
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Actually, I am not sure what came in them. I have 5 of the zip bags I have collected over 10+ years.
by ForumGhillie
Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hare's Ear, Pheasant Tails & Hackles
Replies: 24
Views: 690

Re: Hare's Ear, Pheasant Tails & Hackles

veering off topic, ever so slightly: Joseph Grigely aka "bearbutt", somehow purchased Datus Propers travel fly tying kit. I believe it was described in one of his books, possibly "What the Trout said". From polar bear hair to size 15 Saville hooks, this kit has it all! Ditto for very old north coun...
by ForumGhillie
Wed Sep 02, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hare's Ear, Pheasant Tails & Hackles
Replies: 24
Views: 690

Re: Hare's Ear, Pheasant Tails & Hackles

For years, I've gathered way too many fly tying materials as I've often searched for materials to tie a dozen or so of a specific dressing and then kept the "extra' materials on hand for heaven knows what future use. But in looking at many of the pics of flies done by others, I've been impressed as...
by ForumGhillie
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Golden Plover
Replies: 12
Views: 477

Re: Golden Plover

I know there is a long waiting list from Cookshill for a Plover pelt, but his price is reasonable. Anyone know what a buy it now price would be on one of similar quality? REE - Jim Slattery might have one, its worth a call at least. Unfortunately, I have had the same experience as RickA........few ...
by ForumGhillie
Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Golden Plover
Replies: 12
Views: 477

Re: Golden Plover

I bought my GP about two winters ago from Cookshill for around $38.00, if my memory is correct.
by ForumGhillie
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Who Fishes Wood?
Replies: 38
Views: 1647

Re: Who Fishes Wood?

That evening after arriving at Campfire Lodge from Soda Butte with PhilA I went to check out my favorite spot on the Madison. What was the first fish I caught? About a 18"-19" beautiful Cuttbow that made my Hardy reel scream. Cuttbow.jpg In my book, 18" and bigger, bank feeding rainbows that can rip...
by ForumGhillie
Tue Aug 25, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Who Fishes Wood?
Replies: 38
Views: 1647

Re: Who Fishes Wood?

Some bamboo trout photos from out West... Soda Butte cutthroat trout while fishing with PhilA cuttthroat-on-bamboo.jpg cuttthroat-on-bamboo2.jpg Large caddis on my bamboo fly rod caddis-on-bamboo.jpg A bamboo gathering on the Fork, Eric Peper and JL Bradley. Joe Bradley makes awesome bamboo fly rods...
by ForumGhillie
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Who Fishes Wood?
Replies: 38
Views: 1647

Re: Who Fishes Wood?

Nope, but I fish grass. :lol: :lol:

I am taking 3 bamboo fly rods with me to the Lamar & HF.

I will also add... fish whatever rod type you want. Nothing wrong with glass, graphite, "Sintrex" :) , wood stick, etc.
by ForumGhillie
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: "The Mayfly Guide" by Al Caucci
Replies: 3
Views: 225

Re: "The Mayfly Guide" by Al Caucci

I have about 6 digital books downloaded.

The Ghillie