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by Variant
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: PT Jingler (pheasant tail stiff hackle variation)
Replies: 8
Views: 169

Re: PT Jingler (pheasant tail stiff hackle variation)

Great job Ray. I really liked the way you put the pattern together.
Lou
by Variant
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Vixen and Hare Flymph
Replies: 14
Views: 128

Re: Vixen and Hare Flymph

Carl,
Great looking fly, really like that dubbing mix.
Lou
by Variant
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Many First Impressions (multi spectrum jingler)
Replies: 11
Views: 362

Re: Many First Impressions (multi spectrum jingler)

Phil,
I am also a big fan of Datus Proper’s Books . IMHO his ideas and theory’s are very underrated to say the least! Proper’s other books on fly fishing and bird hunting are also first rate.

Lou
by Variant
Thu Mar 12, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill
Replies: 34
Views: 705

Re: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill

dd Fun fact number five: I pick up just about every dead critter I come across...... Eric Leiser published a book about fly tying materials which I purchased decades ago. Ever since then, I never pass a good roadkill! Ask William..... Dana Dana, I also have FLY-TYING MATERIALS by Eric Leiser…… I re...
by Variant
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill
Replies: 34
Views: 705

Re: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill

dd Fun fact number five: I pick up just about every dead critter I come across...... Eric Leiser published a book about fly tying materials which I purchased decades ago. Ever since then, I never pass a good roadkill! Ask William..... Dana Dana, I also have FLY-TYING MATERIALS by Eric Leiser…… I re...
by Variant
Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: North Country spider article
Replies: 138
Views: 4368

Re: North Country spider article

Beautiful, well done!
Thanks for bringing back the past.
Lou
by Variant
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Dark dun hen cape
Replies: 20
Views: 1064

Re: Dark dun hen cape

Gentlemen, thank you for the suggestions. I do have a wonderful, "' stinky " Jackdaw head from Steve from across the pond. I am not ordering anymore. I have 4 COLLINS DARK DUN HEN CAPES coming. They are TROUT APPROVED! :lol: :lol: Interesting note, I have been researching the Western Green Drake an...
by Variant
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?
Replies: 32
Views: 3721

Re: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?

Ken ,
You are right! I have been buying from Charlie for a number of years,the selection and quality are second to none.

Lou
by Variant
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Names of flies / dressings
Replies: 5
Views: 349

Re: Names of flies / dressings

upstatetrout wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:43 pm
We use too use Latin!! Every body knew what an Iron Fraudator was!!!!!


Tom :lol: :lol: :lol: :!: :!: :!:
I remember using the word Pseudocloeon.
Now I hear everyone using the name little blue winged olive.😀😀😀
Lou
by Variant
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Baby Sunfly Softy
Replies: 23
Views: 2089

Re: Baby Sunfly Softy

In going through some of the books next to my old recliner, I noticed the "Orange Otter" book and glanced at it again recently. A wonderful read and, of special interest to me (again), was that the Rev. Powell used many "soft hackle-type feathers" in his fly dressings with multiple hackle turns sin...