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by DUBBN
Sun Oct 24, 2021 8:06 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Betty's Fly
Replies: 7
Views: 173

Re: Betty's Fly

Most impressive tying!!!
by DUBBN
Wed Oct 20, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Green Pheasant and Ostrich
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: Green Pheasant and Ostrich

Well done Bill!!!

Great technique!!!!
by DUBBN
Tue Oct 19, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Sunday
Replies: 7
Views: 555

Re: Sunday

Wayne - Please post your midge pattern. I’m very interested to see your fall patterns. I’ve got several colors of the Brahma Hen., so this will be another good use. I left Grand Junction this morning, for a two week hitch in Eastern Colorado and Northern Wyoming. I will look for old pics of what I ...
by DUBBN
Tue Oct 19, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Sunday
Replies: 7
Views: 555

Re: Sunday

It was a sad moment. It was then I realized Caddis season is over for me. I settled in and tyed some size 18 and 20 midge soft hackles with the Brahma.
by DUBBN
Sun Oct 17, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Sunday
Replies: 7
Views: 555

Sunday

What a decent Sunday looks like at my house.

Fish porn trumps it.
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by DUBBN
Sun Oct 17, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Needle
Replies: 9
Views: 283

Re: Needle

Ron Eagle Elk wrote: Sat Oct 16, 2021 5:51 pm That's really nice, Wayne. Tip of the hat to Robert Smith for my advice.
Tip of the hat to you sir.
by DUBBN
Sun Oct 17, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Needle
Replies: 9
Views: 283

Re: Needle

redietz wrote: Sun Oct 17, 2021 10:09 am I don't see Ron's suggestion in this thread (maybe it was a PM) so I'm probably repeating his advice, but the trick with herl heads is to tie the head as the very first thing after starting the thread. Tie off the fly behind the hackle.

It was in a PM.
by DUBBN
Sun Oct 17, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Needle
Replies: 9
Views: 283

Re: Needle

Even when tied poorly, soft hackles can be quite elegant.
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by DUBBN
Sat Oct 16, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Needle
Replies: 9
Views: 283

Re: Needle

I've tried several different techniques, to form the herl heads. My favorites are wrapping the herl around the tying thread and wrapping them forward together, or tying the herl in facing out over the eye and winding in backwards, then wrapping the tying thread forward thru the herl wraps (very dur...
by DUBBN
Sat Oct 16, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Needle
Replies: 9
Views: 283

Re: Needle

I'm pulling my hair out on this one. I hope it fishes well. I have a few.