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by FlyFisherMann1955
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: How to Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: How to Fish

Does any one have any first-hand experience catching "Mountain Trout"?

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Jim Leisenring's Iron Blue Nymph, tied by him
Replies: 17
Views: 437

Re: Jim Leisenring's Iron Blue Nymph, tied by him

I presume "Nolls" was a store that sold fly tying material and/or sporting goods. Does anyone know
the details and location?

Thanks- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill
Replies: 34
Views: 727

Re: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill

Dead starling--yes, pick it up; dead mouse--no, let it go!

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Art of Trout Fishing in Rapid Streams
Replies: 15
Views: 1170

Re: The Art of Trout Fishing in Rapid Streams

Ray,

I know you recently passed up a roadkill skunk. Have you ever used
that cat as a source of dubbing material?

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackles Flies for Brodhead Creek Trip
Replies: 11
Views: 584

Re: Soft Hackles Flies for Brodhead Creek Trip

Bob,

I will certainly fish your E & L 8b March Brown. Where in PA were you born?

Thanks- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Dark dun hen cape
Replies: 20
Views: 1074

Re: Dark dun hen cape

John,

Call Charlie @ Collins Hackle Farm and talk with him about exactly what you're looking for color wise.

(607) 734-1765

I told him I wanted the "darkest medium dun" he had and this showed up..................
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Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Bug Gut Caddis
Replies: 17
Views: 603

Re: Bug Gut Caddis

Is the body material you're using a Hareline product, as shown below:

http://hareline.com/item?line=Nymph+Ski ... ode=KNS373

Thanks- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackles Flies for Brodhead Creek Trip
Replies: 11
Views: 584

Re: Soft Hackles Flies for Brodhead Creek Trip

From Carl's instructions:

"Body is dark hare mixed with olive and red seal to get a dark brownish/red".

You can see the fly, as tied by "Old Hat", and a much better photo, by going to his web site. It's the fly at the top of the page.

Look here:

https://www.oldhatflytying.com/

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?
Replies: 32
Views: 3731

Re: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?

Ray,

I'm glad I could help you discover your "need"!

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackles Flies for Brodhead Creek Trip
Replies: 11
Views: 584

Soft Hackles Flies for Brodhead Creek Trip

I'm looking forward to the early June trip to Brodhead Creek. I haven't fished there since 1982 when I joined the USAF. It will be fun re-visiting the Analomink stretch and trying some of the new water too. Also looking forward to seeing my friend Don Baylor, touring the Brodhead Creek display at th...