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by chugbug
Tue Feb 20, 2024 1:15 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Frustrating tools
Replies: 13
Views: 7496

Re: Frustrating tools

Partsman, I had the exact same email conversation with probably the same guy, just last week. He's apparently very aware of the issue. Here's the pic he sent me of the "Finnish" (customer from Finland) shrink tube solution shrink tube~2.jpg I'm away traveling at the moment, but another tho...
by chugbug
Sun Jan 07, 2024 3:23 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: "Drinking Straw Wrangler" (DIY tying tool)
Replies: 13
Views: 7961

Re: Drinking Straw "Material Wrangler"

Did something similar with my soy milk carton seal when I saw that smhaen tool...
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by chugbug
Sat Jan 06, 2024 5:26 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Leisenring for sale
Replies: 21
Views: 11176

Re: Leisenring for sale

The 1941 edition is in the public domain:
https://hdl.handle.net/2027/coo.31924068965494
by chugbug
Mon Nov 13, 2023 1:48 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Pheasant wings
Replies: 10
Views: 21459

Re: Pheasant wings

:D
by chugbug
Sun Nov 12, 2023 1:58 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Pheasant wings
Replies: 10
Views: 21459

Re: Pheasant wings

Neat stuff. Had to look up alula on Wikipedia, learned they are a natural feat of flight engineering, creating turbulence over the wing to allow the bird to angle up its wings and swoop down while maintaining lift Haliaeetus_leucocephalus2~3.jpg Alula feathers helping this fish-catcher swing down an...
by chugbug
Fri Oct 27, 2023 11:13 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: SOFT~ HACKLE JOURNAL
Replies: 36
Views: 54473

Re: SOFT~ HACKLE JOURNAL

The third issue arrived here too, I especially am looking forward to the October caddis article. The flies look great.

I just noticed the wax.tip was "authored" by Petey Laphroaig, ... :roll:
by chugbug
Sun Sep 17, 2023 10:56 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Podcast
Replies: 27
Views: 143819

Re: Podcast

Sensational
by chugbug
Thu Sep 14, 2023 12:01 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Podcast
Replies: 27
Views: 143819

Re: Podcast

Got a chance to watch that last one over a cup of coffee, takes all the rough edges off, doesn't it. I'm more pasttimey than athlethleticky about fly fishing, just me, so it's right up my alley, tone, style, pace, of a really nice day on the water. Nothing so brand new or startling to learn, lots of...
by chugbug
Tue Sep 12, 2023 1:52 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Podcast
Replies: 27
Views: 143819

Re: Podcast

Many ways to skin this cat, I'm seeing.... my interest comes in because I inevitably feel like catching trout on the bottom has been more luck than skill for me. I've got some mono staring at me, so I'll give it a shot with what I've gut on hand and proceed from there.

Thanks gents!