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by Variant
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: light reflection
Replies: 10
Views: 336

Re: light reflection

Another good source of information IMHO are Ozzie Ozefovich’s 3 videos,THE UNDERWATER WORLD OF TROUT.

Lou
by Variant
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: A brief chat on some north country flies.
Replies: 2
Views: 234

Re: A brief chat on some north country flies.

Hi Paul,

Once again another great interview.Well done. I also will be ordering Rob Smiths upcoming book.

Thank you, Lou
by Variant
Fri Jun 05, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: John Shaner Holds Court on Soft-hackles, Sylvester Nemes and much more
Replies: 3
Views: 262

Re: John Shaner Holds Court on Soft-hackles, Sylvester Nemes and much more

Hi Paul,
Well done! Can not wait until the next interview.

Lou
by Variant
Sat May 16, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Gas Chamber
Replies: 7
Views: 386

Re: Gas Chamber

[quote="Ron Eagle Elk" post_id=101798 time=<a href="tel:1589632831">1589632831</a> user_id=64] I love the name! Made me remember my days as a Drill Sergeant, running trainees through the gas chamber filled with CS gas. Mask off, name, rank and service number. Lots of tears, running snot and vomit. ...
by Variant
Tue May 05, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Fenwick Streamflex Plus 10' 3 wt and a cast of two wets
Replies: 16
Views: 892

Re: Fenwick Streamflex Plus 10' 3 wt and a cast of two wets

Ummm - A word of caution from the rod makers shop. If you tie a tenkara line to the tip top, and then in the course of fighting a fish or trying to free a snagged fly, point the rod in the pulling direction, it might be possible to separate a ferrule. In that case, your tip section winds up in the ...
by Variant
Mon May 04, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Fenwick Streamflex Plus 10' 3 wt and a cast of two wets
Replies: 16
Views: 892

Re: Fenwick Streamflex Plus 10' 3 wt and a cast of two wets

I have the GREYS XF2 STREAMFLEX 11’ #3 rod, I purchased it to try the EURO nymphing.Now I mostly use the rod for swinging wets and flymphs. I really like the action , sensitive tip and full flex down into the cork. A couple of times I took off the reel , added a furled leader to the tiptop guide and...
by Variant
Sun May 03, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Tups Indispensable
Replies: 57
Views: 13678

Re: Tups Indispensable

Hey Dubbin,
Great looking flies.
There is a company called D’s Flyes that sells the melon colored quills. They are located in Denver. Web site www.dsflyes.com. They also have a color called Frying Pan PMD.

Lou
by Variant
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Claret & Purple Starling
Replies: 24
Views: 4109

Re: Claret & Purple Starling

Well done. Beautiful fly patterns and outstanding photography.

Lou
by Variant
Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole
Replies: 20
Views: 1440

Re: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole

Hey Dubbing,
That’s the video from Parks Fly Shop, I forgot about Craig’s white miller pattern. I have fished them both and have done very well on the Firehole. I like your choice of watercraft , I have a water master also, great boats , lightweight and can take a beating (within reason).
Lou
by Variant
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole
Replies: 20
Views: 1440

Re: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole

Parks Fly Shop has a video on tying the white miller soft hackle, easy to tie and very effective.
Lou