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by Variant
Wed Nov 29, 2023 2:49 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: August Dun Clyde Style.
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: August Dun Clyde Style.

Another classic pattern.
Well done Tom !
by Variant
Thu Nov 23, 2023 9:43 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Heron Herl...
Replies: 5
Views: 239

Re: Heron Herl...

Hey Mike, The rules are different in England than in the States . You can pick up roadkill over there but here you cannot even possess feathers from protected birds pieces. Some of the materials Rob Smith uses are from collections from years past which is OK. You can purchase duck feathers such as M...
by Variant
Wed Nov 22, 2023 3:54 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Water hen Bloa Clyde Style
Replies: 8
Views: 380

Re: Water hen Bloa Clyde Style

Another classic pattern .
Well done Tom.

Lou
by Variant
Mon Nov 20, 2023 2:39 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: CREATIVE GEWE WET FLIES
Replies: 3
Views: 387

CREATIVE GEWE WET FLIES

This book is mostly pictures of winged wet fly patterns . Flies tied by Gertrude Werbrouck and written by Dale A. Darling, Published 2016. If you like full dressed winged wet flies with an artistic flair this is right up your alley. Disclaimer, many feathers used by Geert are protected species here ...
by Variant
Sun Nov 19, 2023 4:00 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Blae and Ginger Clyde Style wet.
Replies: 6
Views: 270

Re: Blae and Ginger Clyde Style wet.

Classic pattern !
Well done Tom

Lou
by Variant
Tue Nov 14, 2023 11:52 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Pheasant wings
Replies: 10
Views: 650

Re: Pheasant wings

You can subitute hen pheasant feathers for many soft hackle patterns.
Our late friend Alan ( small stream reflections) did it all the time.

Lou
by Variant
Sun Nov 12, 2023 9:25 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: New
Replies: 13
Views: 966

Re: New

Great post Wayne !
New materials, new flies and new techniques .
Well done !

Lou
by Variant
Sat Nov 11, 2023 4:39 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Purple gnat
Replies: 8
Views: 483

Re: Purple gnat

Nice blend of materials on a classic hook.
Well done !
by Variant
Sun Nov 05, 2023 1:11 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: New tying gadgets
Replies: 3
Views: 676

Re: New tying gadgets

Have fun with your new toys (tools) !

Lou