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by Fishnkilts
Tue Nov 23, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Some "New to Me" Hooks to Try
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Re: Some "New to Me" Hooks to Try

Those are tied very nicely.
by Fishnkilts
Sun Nov 21, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Some "New to Me" Hooks to Try
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Re: Some "New to Me" Hooks to Try

That's the problem with Partridge: proportions. Actually, it isn't Partridges' fault; obviously , it's mine. Just when I get a pattern figured out... Nice review, T. Mike I have to admit that when it comes to proportions, Partridge really threw a curve ball at me at first. But I had to adjust my ty...
by Fishnkilts
Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Some "New to Me" Hooks to Try
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Re: Some "New to Me" Hooks to Try

Ken, this is only my opinion based on my own experience, so take this with a grain of salt please. I am a fan of Partridge hooks. In fact, it's all I buy anymore. I'm not saying all other brands are terrible, no sir, there are many great hook brands out there, Fulling Mill, Tiemco, Mustad are just a...
by Fishnkilts
Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Grade of Quail
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: Grade of Quail

letumgo wrote: Fri Nov 19, 2021 1:56 pm Quail have nice colors, but the feather stems can be challenging in larger sizes. You should have no issues on the smaller stuff. Tye in the hackle by the tip. ;)
Thanks for the "tip". Pardon the pun. :lol:
by Fishnkilts
Fri Nov 19, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Grade of Quail
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: Grade of Quail

Thanks Ray. Blue Ribbon was where I saw the promotion for the skins and thought Quail might work good for me.
by Fishnkilts
Thu Nov 18, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Grade of Quail
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Grade of Quail

When it comes to Quail skins, I see there are three grades, #1, #2 and pro. Can anyone help me to choose which grade I need. I tie in sizes from 12 to 18 mostly.
by Fishnkilts
Thu Nov 18, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Betty's Fly
Replies: 11
Views: 817

Re: Betty's Fly

That fly needs to be framed, because it's artwork at it's finest. That fly would surely make Mona Lisa smile.

Betty is going to love it.
by Fishnkilts
Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Teal and Black
Replies: 5
Views: 457

Re: Teal and Black

I like Davie's channel a lot. I learned to tie most of my flies from watching him.

That is one slick looking fly that I need to add to my box.
by Fishnkilts
Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Yellow and Hen
Replies: 5
Views: 317

Re: Yellow and Hen

I would be honored to lose a few of those for you.
That is a wonderful looking fly.
by Fishnkilts
Sun Nov 07, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: It’s good to be green !
Replies: 6
Views: 638

Re: It’s good to be green !

That's a fly I'd like to try this Spring.