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by Fishnkilts
Sun May 09, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Purple & Spruce
Replies: 12
Views: 246

Re: Purple & Spruce

I don't see anything wrong with it, purple or not. I think the fish are also going to like it as well because from what I have heard and witnessed myself, some trout seem to like the shade of purple, and if I remember correctly, brookies love it.
by Fishnkilts
Sun May 09, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Pheasant Tail & Golden Olive Partridge
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: Pheasant Tail & Golden Olive Partridge

Those look brilliant. They should be on the cover of the article.
by Fishnkilts
Thu May 06, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Semperfli Tying Wax
Replies: 5
Views: 336

Re: Semperfli Tying Wax

I used to question if I needed tying wax. Then I ordered some and now I don't question it at all. It certainly does help grip the material and it helps my tying, especially with my patience.

Well done in finding those.
by Fishnkilts
Thu May 06, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Dave's Mistake
Replies: 6
Views: 358

Re: Dave's Mistake

SenecaLaker wrote: Mon May 03, 2021 9:42 am This is funny. When I read the heading, I immediately thought my wife had become a member of the forum and was posting.

Great looking Fly Roadkill.

Dave
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Classic!
by Fishnkilts
Sun May 02, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: First time tying in years
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: First time tying in years

Not shabby at all. That should certainly catch a fish or two.

I have not yet tied a March Brown and your photo inspires me to try.
by Fishnkilts
Wed Apr 21, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Lime Green Rockworm
Replies: 27
Views: 1091

Re: Lime Green Rockworm

The hackle is tyed in by the stem, right behind the eye of the hook. The tying thread hangs at the back of the thorax, after the herl is wrapped. I then wrap the hackle back over the thorax, in open spiral turns. The tying thread is wound forward thru the hackle fibers, reinforcing both the herl an...
by Fishnkilts
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: P W Nymph
Replies: 7
Views: 646

Re: P W Nymph

nfrechet wrote: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:59 am hackle fibers for the legs are tied in forward of the eye and then pulled back on each side of the fly
That's a neat trick. Thanks for sharing that.
by Fishnkilts
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: “Black Magic”
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: “Black Magic”

A sure taker of fish. Nice job.
by Fishnkilts
Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Lime Green Rockworm
Replies: 27
Views: 1091

Re: Lime Green Rockworm

Ray, the hackle work on the fly is amazing. I can't tell if you tied it off behind the eye if the hook or near the thorax area.
by Fishnkilts
Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: T.W. Charleton’s “Black & blae”
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Re: T.W. Charleton’s “Black & blae”

Great looking fly. I find under fur from a dig works very well.