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by FlyFisherMann1955
Fri Nov 25, 2022 9:46 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hooks
Replies: 11
Views: 385

Re: Hooks

Lou,

I appreciate the info and will check it out. I've ordered his D14 hooks before, but wasn't aware he had TUE hooks too.

Thanks- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Thu Nov 24, 2022 11:36 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hooks
Replies: 11
Views: 385

Re: Hooks

I too have been trying different brands of hooks. Not just the new offerings, but some vintage hooks too. Since being active on this Forum, I was introduced to WFC. Their hooks are the best value around. I just wish they had some up-eye hooks. I now have some of their beads to try too. If you like T...
by FlyFisherMann1955
Mon Nov 14, 2022 4:56 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: UV
Replies: 17
Views: 431

Re: UV

I must be living in the Dark Ages; I didn't know there were UV beads!

20 to 1 strike advantage. I would like to see the data that supports that statement. Sounds like something a guy who has a lot of flies with UV beads to sell would say.

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Thu Nov 10, 2022 5:24 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Chadwicks 477
Replies: 23
Views: 1425

Re: Chadwicks 477

Wayne,

Wait, my bad--the post at the link is only 7 years old (2015), but there are older discussions if you use the search function!

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Wed Nov 09, 2022 8:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Chadwicks 477
Replies: 23
Views: 1425

Re: Chadwicks 477

Chadwick's 477: to read all about it, follow this 13-year-old post over on the Classic (Bamboo) Forum. You will recognize some of the posters! http://classicflyrodforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=85951&hilit=chadwicks+477 You may want to have a glass of your favorite beverage with you before you ...
by FlyFisherMann1955
Sun Nov 06, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Endrick Spider
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: Endrick Spider

I like it better with the added peacock herl thorax.

Thanks- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Mon Oct 31, 2022 5:34 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Sam Slick
Replies: 7
Views: 306

Re: Sam Slick

That fly just shouts "Classic Wet Flyness"!

Thanks- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Mon Oct 31, 2022 5:23 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Purple and grouse
Replies: 1
Views: 178

Re: Purple and grouse

Very good for you; very bad for the grouse!

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Mon Oct 31, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Head question
Replies: 24
Views: 829

Re: Head question

I use head cement. For years, I used Hook & Hackle cement; currently using Orvis cement (water base). I have also experimented with UV cure, but it takes longer because you're using the light (torch).

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Wed Oct 19, 2022 3:48 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Plover & Yellow; Does the Hook Change the Look?
Replies: 16
Views: 720

Re: Plover & Yellow; Does the Hook Change the Look?

T-12,

The fly on the far right on the green clip is tied on:

Partridge Spider (L3AS) / 2X fine, 1X short

Tight Lines- Ken