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by Clemmy
Thu Nov 18, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Reference Material
Topic: The Art of Tying the Wet Fly -Leisenring
Replies: 3
Views: 523

The Art of Tying the Wet Fly -Leisenring

Hello,

I’m not sure if this from Cornell University had already been posted as a resource?

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id= ... &skin=2021

Hope it’s useful!

Craig
by Clemmy
Fri Nov 12, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Fine Dubbing that brushes out?
Replies: 6
Views: 682

Fine Dubbing that brushes out?

Hello, I was working on an idea, and was wondering if anyone knew of a dubbing that could form a really tight noodle, but then brushed out pretty buggy. Like squirrel is quite “buggy”, but even if sparse and spun tight the guard hairs will not make it look like a fine dubbing. A fine dubbing like mo...
by Clemmy
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Just Starting - Hen Capes Brand/Type?
Replies: 12
Views: 1571

Re: Just Starting - Hen Capes Brand/Type?

Thank You All again kindly for the welcome and advice. I think I will try a couple Collins capes in basic colors and some Indian capes to round out.

Craig
by Clemmy
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Just Starting - Hen Capes Brand/Type?
Replies: 12
Views: 1571

Re: Just Starting - Hen Capes Brand/Type?

Thank You so much for the welcome!

And thank you all for taking the time for your extensive reviews and recommendations. Now I know where to look, and will likely try one of each of your recommendations just to get a basic color set to start learning.
by Clemmy
Sun Dec 27, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Just Starting - Hen Capes Brand/Type?
Replies: 12
Views: 1571

Just Starting - Hen Capes Brand/Type?

Hello All, I’m in Florida, and thus my tying has focused on the salt, as well as larger freshwater flies. But I have always been interested in the science behind fish perception and lure/fly motion. This has of course lead me here. Being in Florida, there are only a few local shops, and none that st...