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by RickA
Mon Feb 05, 2024 11:15 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Kaleidoscope Soft Hackle
Replies: 15
Views: 1276

Re: Kaleidoscope Soft Hackle

I can feel the tug of a steelie by just looking at that!
Skunks, comets, and sunrises.... oh my...
by RickA
Sun Jan 21, 2024 11:32 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Sanders' March Brown Soft Hackle (tyed by DOUGSDEN)
Replies: 18
Views: 2841

Re: Sanders' March Brown Soft Hackle (tyed by DOUGSDEN)

Dana, I had to go look and yes, your contribution to a March Brown swap in February 2020 was
a scotch style pattern. And to stay on topic, Sanders' MB soft hackle was in that swap too!
I believe it was ronr who posted a picture of a shadowbox from that swap?
by RickA
Mon Jan 15, 2024 2:13 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Sanders' March Brown Soft Hackle (tyed by DOUGSDEN)
Replies: 18
Views: 2841

Re: Sanders' March Brown Soft Hackle (tyed by DOUGSDEN)

I noticed those tapers too, Ray
Classic Bill Shuck and Old Hat style with a touch of Hidy inspiration, 8-)
Well done, Doug
by RickA
Sun Jan 14, 2024 1:29 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Sanders' March Brown Soft Hackle (tyed by DOUGSDEN)
Replies: 18
Views: 2841

Re: Sanders' March Brown Soft Hackle (tyed by DOUGSDEN)

So I'm drooling all over my laptop as I attempt to log in just to say DANG!
Awesome stuff from your den, Doug..
The rivers here are up and ripping and the wind is howling.
Time to fire up the stove, build some bugs, and watch football.
Stay safe and warm.
by RickA
Mon Jan 08, 2024 3:29 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Walmart Softhackles
Replies: 8
Views: 1622

Re: Walmart Softhackles

I have an old Darbee Dun very similar to that! Got it from Elsie shortly before she passed away. Dana has one of Harrys chicken skins too thats close. Mine is getting sparce but I'll pluck every feather until it's gone. Twist up your bugs Wayne and use that cape. I see you as a fisher, not a collect...
by RickA
Sun Jan 07, 2024 11:33 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Kate
Replies: 6
Views: 1162

Re: Kate

Just 'WOW'
by RickA
Sun Jan 07, 2024 10:28 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Polish Palmer & Partridge
Replies: 18
Views: 2274

Re: Polish Palmer & Partridge

Very nice Guys!
That reminds me of an old pattern called Queen of the Waters. 8-)
by RickA
Fri Jan 05, 2024 4:26 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Light Olive Soft Hackle
Replies: 14
Views: 2465

Re: Light Olive Soft Hackle

letumgo wrote: Thu Jan 04, 2024 6:00 pm Althehackleman,

I believe John was probably just being humorous. I do not think he meant anything negative. ;)
I agree and I'm sorry if I came off sounding like a jerk.
John is one of those special guys that you're lucky to know.
by RickA
Thu Jan 04, 2024 8:43 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Light Olive Soft Hackle
Replies: 14
Views: 2465

Re: Light Olive Soft Hackle

So I'm not the only one who has been on the receiving end of that Shaner stare?
Would some of the old timers use scud style hooks if they were available back then?
I think so...
by RickA
Mon Jan 01, 2024 11:24 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: A few of Doug's Soft Hackle Gem's
Replies: 12
Views: 1770

Re: A few of Doug's Soft Hackle Gem's

Doug, That cream Flymph is a dead ringer for an invaria, commonly known as a light Cahill!
A classic old Catskill pattern from around 1880 that was tied dry but killed even when wet.
I like your simple dressing too, no tag, no rib, no bells.
My kinda style.
Well done!