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by Oenophileangler
Mon Aug 28, 2023 9:27 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Passadunk
Replies: 8
Views: 340

Re: Passadunk

hankaye wrote: Mon Aug 28, 2023 8:55 am I read a month or 2 a week. All of the Blog entries are listed at the bottom of the link
I often look at Norm's site.

https://flytyingnewandold.blogspot.com

It would take years to go through all his flies.

Thanks, Norm, for posting!

Dale
by Oenophileangler
Sun Jun 18, 2023 11:07 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Anxious
Replies: 10
Views: 804

Re: Anxious

I got a nice Partridge skin from Feather-Craft online and bought one once from Cookshill. I particularly liked the one from Feather-Craft because it was smaller than what you normally see for sale. I also purchased a Partridge skin from F-C several months ago. It was described as "Pen raised&q...
by Oenophileangler
Sun Jun 11, 2023 10:53 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Prairie Chicken Skin
Replies: 8
Views: 706

Re: Prairie Chicken Skin

Ray, I found one of your flies from a long time ago in FTF, using prairie chicken hackle. It really does look like plover. https://www.flytyingforum.com/index.php?/topic/65654-the-prairie-chicken-twist/ How small does the hackle get? Size 10 is just about the largest soft hackle I usually tie. Dale
by Oenophileangler
Wed May 03, 2023 9:45 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Mystery Feather Soft Hackle
Replies: 13
Views: 1272

Re: Mystery Feather Soft Hackle

Hi Dale, I was just at that bridge and visited the shrine that is just to the right of the bridge. Your picture captures the beauty of the area. Thanks for posting and sorry you could not go fishing. Otto Hi Otto, I have never fished in Japan, except for a fish market in Hakodate a bunch of years a...
by Oenophileangler
Wed May 03, 2023 9:42 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Mystery Feather Soft Hackle
Replies: 13
Views: 1272

Re: Mystery Feather Soft Hackle

DOUGSDEN wrote: Wed May 03, 2023 8:38 pm Dale,
The picture and "the water under the bridge" are superb! I like its content and composition! Very well done friend! Japan is a beautiful country!
Doug
Thanks, Doug. I believe that the quality of this picture is more due to the subject than the photographer.

Dale
by Oenophileangler
Wed May 03, 2023 8:30 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Mystery Feather Soft Hackle
Replies: 13
Views: 1272

Re: Mystery Feather Soft Hackle

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This is the closest I got to a fish 3 weeks ago in Nikko.

I did manage to catch Cherry blossoms though it was slightly past peak.

Dale
by Oenophileangler
Thu Mar 30, 2023 11:09 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: SOFT~ HACKLE JOURNAL
Replies: 20
Views: 3288

Re: SOFT~ HACKLE JOURNAL

I just sent my $ too. I hope that the first issue isn't out of print.

Thank you, Steve!

Dale
by Oenophileangler
Sun Mar 26, 2023 9:56 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Ginger Henwing
Replies: 11
Views: 782

Re: Ginger Henwing

OK, kinda like a crochet hook. I just watched a YouTube video of it. Thanks!

Dale
by Oenophileangler
Sun Mar 26, 2023 8:22 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Ginger Henwing
Replies: 11
Views: 782

Re: Ginger Henwing

Ray, what is that thing sticking out of your bobbin holder? It looks like a disabled whip finisher.

Dale
by Oenophileangler
Wed Mar 01, 2023 6:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: California Coachman
Replies: 2
Views: 311

Re: California Coachman

Hi Norm, did you originate this fly? Or did you find it somewhere online or in print? Looks sort of like the Sierra Bright Dot, but with peacock herl instead of hackle, plus the wing. I like it!

Dale