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by Updtate
Wed Nov 24, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Sneck bend hooks.
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Sneck bend hooks.

Trying out some Sneck bend hooks as I like the looks of them .A Snipe and Purple tied on a Mustad 3351 Superior sneck bend.

Tom
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by Updtate
Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: More Louis Rhead
Replies: 6
Views: 187

More Louis Rhead

The Silver Shiny Devil.
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by Updtate
Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Louis Rhead
Replies: 10
Views: 246

Re: Louis Rhead

Double wing Ray.
Tom
by Updtate
Sat Nov 20, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Louis Rhead
Replies: 10
Views: 246

Re: Louis Rhead

Louis Rhead was an illustrator of books back in the early 1900's. His work is still much sought after today. He was also a writer of fishing books who hung out primarily in the Catskills the Roscoe area. The fly was a gift and belonged to Harry Darbee. It is backed by a 150% provenance as to source....
by Updtate
Fri Nov 19, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Louis Rhead
Replies: 10
Views: 246

Louis Rhead

Thought the group may enjoy seeing something different. The Short Tail a Louis Rhead Nature Fly for the month of April. Well over one hundred years old.
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by Updtate
Thu Nov 18, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: My 1st Wooden-spool Pearsall's Gossamer
Replies: 7
Views: 297

Re: My 1st Wooden-spool Pearsall's Gossamer

To my eye it appears you have a spool of olive #16 and a spool of green #18. There is also a third golden Olive # 11

Tom
by Updtate
Sun Oct 31, 2021 6:00 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Yorkshire Blue Upright.
Replies: 4
Views: 525

Re: Yorkshire Blue Upright.

Ray that is coot.

Tom
by Updtate
Sat Oct 30, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Yorkshire Blue Upright.
Replies: 4
Views: 525

Yorkshire Blue Upright.

Tied on an ancient Allcocks #1808s sneck bend 1x stout size 15 hook.
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by Updtate
Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Starling Bloa.
Replies: 2
Views: 742

The Starling Bloa.

Hook. Allcocks #1808s 1day out sneck bend size 15
Silk. Pearsalls gossamer Primrose.
Body. Primrose.
Abdomen. Cottontail Scut Roscoe,N.Y. Vintage.
Hackle light under covert Starling.

Thank you Dana
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by Updtate
Mon Oct 11, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dark Moorgame
Replies: 5
Views: 975

The Dark Moorgame

Hook. Daiichi 1480 size 12.
Silk. Pearsalls gossamer orange.
Head. Peacock Herl.
Body. Dark hares ear.
Hackle. English Grouse.
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