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by REE04419
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Little Something v.2
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Little Something v.2

I like the simplicity of it. My favorite type of fly, simple, yet effective.
by REE04419
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Pearsall's Gossamer Silk Colors – Wet and Dry
Replies: 21
Views: 1247

Re: Pearsall's Gossamer Silk Colors – Wet and Dry

Enlightening to say the least. Thanks for sharing those.
by REE04419
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Irish Infused.
Replies: 14
Views: 736

Re: Irish Infused.

Very nice. I'll be adding a few to my "Maine" fly box as well.
by REE04419
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Reference Material
Topic: Handy Photo Cheatsheet
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Re: Handy Photo Cheatsheet

Looking good today, Ray.
by REE04419
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Bubble-Back Soft Hackle Series
Replies: 18
Views: 5604

Re: Bubble-Back Soft Hackle Series

Ray, I was tying the Three Dollar Dip in Montana, using a scud hook, small black bead and a wing of UV fibers. It was a killer.
by REE04419
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Leisenrings July Dun
Replies: 7
Views: 459

Re: Leisenrings July Dun

I get my seal dubbing from Feathersmc.com ( https://feathersmc.com/product-category ... -and-more/ ). I really like the kid goat dubbing as well. Really long fibers and great colors.
by REE04419
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Bubble-Back Soft Hackle Series
Replies: 18
Views: 5604

Re: Bubble-Back Soft Hackle Series

Ray, did you ever try using some UV material for the bubble back? Just curious how the fish would like them that way. In talking with Jim Slattery some time back, he mentioned that when insects emerge, there are some UV spots on the body. That could make a difference.
by REE04419
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Triple Threat Caddis
Replies: 10
Views: 825

Re: Triple Threat Caddis

When I watched Jim dress the Triple Threat Caddis at his shop, and tied a few under his watchful eye, a dubbing loop was used and each wrap was preened back as the next one was wrapped. Result was a very buggy, spikey thorax.
by REE04419
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Lucky day...Is it a Mink or a Weasel?
Replies: 18
Views: 907

Re: Lucky day...Is it a Mink or a Weasel?

Maine Coon was my first thought as well, Hank. Possibly a Norwegian Forest Cat. We have a resident ermine that likes our yard. My wife puts out bird feeders that draws a ton of birds and red squirrels. Everything listed is ermine snacks. We spotted him after he had changed to his winter colors, but ...
by REE04419
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Partridge and Hares Ear (Pete Hidy) - Tutorial (SBS)
Replies: 20
Views: 966

Re: Partridge and Hares Ear (Pete Hidy) - Tutorial (SBS)

Great SBS, Ray. Love the clarity of the written word and photos. As always, very well done.

Mike62, you and me both.