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by chugbug
Wed Nov 16, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Head question
Replies: 24
Views: 884

Re: Head question

Whip it good
by chugbug
Wed Nov 16, 2022 10:14 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Head question
Replies: 24
Views: 884

Re: Head question

Devo?
"Wax that whip --
Make it really stick!"
by chugbug
Mon Nov 14, 2022 1:17 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Charlie Brooks Speaks
Replies: 7
Views: 5526

Re: Charlie Brooks Speaks

8-)
Guilty as charged
by chugbug
Sun Nov 13, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Charlie Brooks Speaks
Replies: 7
Views: 5526

Re: Charlie Brooks Speaks

I'm reading Nymph Fishing for Larger Trout, and I'm really liking Charles Brooks a lot. Did not expect to, but he's a real find. I came across this interview reference, but the link is stale. Can't find it anywhere else, either. Did anyone happen to download it? Separately, in the book he says to wr...
by chugbug
Thu Nov 10, 2022 8:27 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Chadwicks 477
Replies: 23
Views: 1473

Re: Chadwicks 477

My mom had a lifetime hobby of making beautiful sweaters and scarves, and I can tell you she spent more time and attention picking over the right yarns and buttons than just about anything we come close to with fly tying.
by chugbug
Wed Nov 02, 2022 1:48 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: A Review of My Box
Replies: 9
Views: 373

Re: A Review of My Box

Doug, your peacabou is probably my very favorite of that swap. (I have to say "probably" only because my head spins thinking of what well-tied flies are in that swap.) And these others you post here seem just as nicely tied if not nicer. What a terrific fly that isonychia is! I can't vouch...
by chugbug
Tue Oct 18, 2022 2:23 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Plover & Yellow; Does the Hook Change the Look?
Replies: 16
Views: 762

Re: Plover & Yellow; Does the Hook Change the Look?

My eyes get stuck looking at the plover... What a beautiful feather that is, huh?
As for hooks, I'm currently liking sproat bends the best, down eye too, so the first hook on the left (heavy Partridge wet) is what catches me .
by chugbug
Fri Jun 17, 2022 11:55 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: A new small stream rod...on the cheap.
Replies: 22
Views: 3067

Re: A new small stream rod...on the cheap.

Bold move! I'm rooting for a great result. Those micro-skagits sure are neat.
by chugbug
Mon Jun 13, 2022 3:00 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Now What?
Replies: 21
Views: 2540

Re: Now What?

You could create a trust and appoint a trustee to distribute flies and materials to fly tyers and fly fishers of the trustee's selection based on criteria you establish. Others could add to the same trust. You could also authorize the trustee to sell flies and materials for the benefit of persons yo...
by chugbug
Wed Jun 01, 2022 4:08 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Trueblood
Replies: 10
Views: 1362

Re: Trueblood

Loving your photos