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by ForumGhillie
Tue Dec 07, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Making Sense of Hooks
Replies: 4
Views: 77

Re: Making Sense of Hooks

Thanks for sharing the video John. One of the best summaries I’ve listened to on hooks. Here are examples of my objection to hook standards if there are such a thing. TMC-100-10.jpg Mustad-vs-TMC.jpg You can easily see the hook gap for the Mustad is slightly wider than the TMC, even though TMC call...
by ForumGhillie
Tue Dec 07, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Making Sense of Hooks
Replies: 4
Views: 77

Making Sense of Hooks

I think Charlie Craven does a wonderful job of trying to make sense of hooks, which to me is not easy with all the brands and hooks.



John
by ForumGhillie
Mon Dec 06, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Fly Library
Replies: 6
Views: 118

Re: Fly Library

Bob, that is awesome! My gears in my wee brain are winding, slowly but winding.

I think I could use that for upcoming presentations in 2022, if they don't get cancelled first.

Thanks!

John
by ForumGhillie
Sun Dec 05, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Brown Hackle Peacock......
Replies: 17
Views: 197

Re: Brown Hackle Peacock......

Thanks all for the invites, I’m learning a lot already and really enjoy the website. Yes John I’m that same partsman on trout nut which is another great site and I find your post there very helpful. Thanks again Mike. Mike, Jason Neuswanger, you guys and the TroutNut.com website are incredibly spec...
by ForumGhillie
Sun Dec 05, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Brown Hackle Peacock......
Replies: 17
Views: 197

Re: Brown Hackle Peacock......

Partsman (Mike), welcome to the FlymphForum.

Are you the same Partsman, from Michigan I encounter on TroutNut.com?

John (WiFlyFisher)
by ForumGhillie
Sun Dec 05, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Pine Squirrel
Replies: 8
Views: 1093

Re: Pine Squirrel

Here is an idea I have using the pine squirrel that messed with our screen door up at the lake. I think this might be a killer pattern.

I used YLI silk color #231. my Clark's Spinning Bloc, and Bailey's Wax to create the pine squirrel spun body.

Pine-Squirrel-Grouse.jpg
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John
by ForumGhillie
Sat Dec 04, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Brown Hackle Peacock......
Replies: 17
Views: 197

Re: Brown Hackle Peacock......

Doug, have you ever twisted the peacock herl with fine copper wire?

John
by ForumGhillie
Sat Dec 04, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Brown Hackle Peacock......
Replies: 17
Views: 197

Re: Brown Hackle Peacock......

Wow! Awesome. Thanks for posting.

John
by ForumGhillie
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Spun bodies still perfect
Replies: 7
Views: 119

Re: Spun bodies still perfect

Thanks everyone.

Tying with these pre-done spun bodies I had created reminded me how much I like Australian opossum fur, especially the reddish tones. Makes very buggy looking bodies.

John