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by NedZeppelin
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: A thank you Spider
Replies: 17
Views: 1050

Re: A thank you Spider

Ronr I am humbled my Tups dubbing was worthy of one of your ties! Amazing!
by NedZeppelin
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Midge Emerger
Replies: 25
Views: 1269

Re: Midge Emerger

You are a genius, sir.
by NedZeppelin
Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: "Trout and Flies - Getting Closer" by Peter Hayes and Don Stazicker
Replies: 2
Views: 415

Re: "Trout and Flies - Getting Closer" by Peter Hayes and Don Stazicker

Another 2 thumbs up for Hayes “Outside the Box” with its emphasis on the empirical observations as opposed to theoretical concepts as to what trout see, what triggers them, what obstacles are there to catching them, quite thought provoking. I think flymph tiers will recognize quite a bit of what Hay...
by NedZeppelin
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Dark Pupa (muskrat seal and teal)
Replies: 12
Views: 707

Re: Dark Pupa (muskrat seal and teal)

Very cool and inventive!
by NedZeppelin
Sat Jul 18, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Tups Indispensable
Replies: 62
Views: 18868

Re: Tups Indispensable

The Valla Tups mix is out the door to all who requested it! Thanks for your interest and looking forward to seeing some flies tied with the mix.
by NedZeppelin
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Tups Indispensable
Replies: 62
Views: 18868

Re: Tups Indispensable

Thanks to the incredible generosity of folks here I have a good supply of the necessary ingredients for Mike Valla's Tups dubbing, and have mixed up a few batches. I think I have it dialed in, with his recommended proportions but with the nuance that an additional half inch of red yarn is added at t...
by NedZeppelin
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: A PMD and a Green Drake
Replies: 9
Views: 1314

Re: A PMD and a Green Drake

I love the look of that PMD tie, Frying Pan this September! Is that a hen heckle?
by NedZeppelin
Sat May 16, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Waterhen Bloa Dry Fly
Replies: 5
Views: 2004

Re: Waterhen Bloa Dry Fly

McPhail never phails to inspire another session at the bench. His techniques are really helpful, I note how he holds onto the tail as he ties it in, the constant re-spinning of the dubbing to keep it tight (or dropping the spin where he wants to thicken it up.)
by NedZeppelin
Sat May 09, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dark Drake
Replies: 6
Views: 847

Re: The Dark Drake

In a size 14, I'd fish that in the film as an Ephemerella rotunda/invaria, that orange--ish sulphur that follows the Hendricksons. Fishing Creek, the Narrows, middle of this month.
by NedZeppelin
Wed May 06, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Field Testing a V.S. Hidy Flymph
Replies: 11
Views: 2287

Re: Field Testing a V.S. Hidy Flymph

Great pics and a great flymph, how could they resist! Love the inhabitants of that special stream.