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by BrooksnBrowns
Sat Sep 04, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Pearsalls Color Chart
Replies: 59
Views: 28624

Re: Pearsalls Color Chart

Is anyone familiar with the Langley Superfine Silk? Is it Pearsall’s under a different name or different altogether?

I have a spool with the color code LT1423. Looks like Primrose to me.

Thanks
by BrooksnBrowns
Sat Jul 03, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Tutorial/SBS - Tying One of V.S. "Pete" Hidy's Flymphs
Replies: 5
Views: 12493

Re: Tutorial/SBS - Tying One of V.S. "Pete" Hidy's Flymphs

Ray,

Great looking flies. I like how you managed the tapered body. Mine tend to be of the straight variety. Going to give your method a go to get that same ‘cigar’ affect.

By first glance of the picture that Lance provided my guess is that the tail is furnace hen.
by BrooksnBrowns
Wed Mar 03, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Wet Fly Fishing (1960 Sports Illustrated Magazine)
Replies: 12
Views: 2047

Re: Wet Fly Fishing (1960 Sports Illustrated Magazine)

Mine smells like an old wet blanket. Maybe it was the paper they used. However it is a prized book and one of my favorites.
by BrooksnBrowns
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Starling & Purple (Warning: It has a Bead)!
Replies: 4
Views: 570

Re: Starling & Purple (Warning: It has a Bead)!

Hi. The glass bead Is interesting. Does it mimic an air bubble or does it serve some other purpose?
by BrooksnBrowns
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Highlander Green Alternative
Replies: 7
Views: 1213

Re: Highlander Green Alternative

Or you could just get gossamer in green from Jim Slattery.
by BrooksnBrowns
Tue Jan 05, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Metz Hen Capes
Replies: 32
Views: 3060

Re: Metz Hen Capes

Just received a Metz honey dun from Jim. Also a #3 rooster in Cree. Both are Very Nice. Can’t wait to try them out. I just need a pattern suggestion or two. Shipped West Yellowstone on the 26th, arrived NE Pennsylvania on the 5th. I really wasn’t expecting it any sooner since the postal service is h...