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by Solitaryflyguy
Tue Nov 29, 2022 11:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Dark Watchett
Replies: 10
Views: 341

Re: Dark Watchett

Excellent !!
by Solitaryflyguy
Sun Nov 27, 2022 5:40 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Snipe Bloa 1820
Replies: 4
Views: 143

Re: Snipe Bloa 1820

Great body work and fly !
by Solitaryflyguy
Sun Nov 27, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Dark Blow 1842
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: Dark Blow 1842

Great work !
by Solitaryflyguy
Sun Nov 27, 2022 4:01 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: UV
Replies: 24
Views: 594

Re: UV

I tied some $3 Dips using some UV Pearl Ice dub for the wing instead of deer hair. Fished both flies in tandem and the UV fly out fished the non-UV fly every time, no matter where on the leader it was. I only tie a couple of flies using UV materials and they all perform very well. Thought I might s...
by Solitaryflyguy
Thu Nov 24, 2022 7:20 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads
Replies: 14
Views: 352

Re: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads

I look forward to it !
May it bring you good fortune 👍🏻
by Solitaryflyguy
Thu Nov 24, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads
Replies: 14
Views: 352

Re: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads

ronr,
Thank you for the kind words, welcome and thoughts !
by Solitaryflyguy
Thu Nov 24, 2022 12:53 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads
Replies: 14
Views: 352

Re: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads

Happy Thanksgiving everyone ! Ron and Hankaye, Thanks for the warm, generous welcome and tips ! With a long weekend off in front of me, I seized the opportunity and went down the rabbit hole last night searching through quite a few conversations and observations of Pearsall subs both on the forum an...
by Solitaryflyguy
Wed Nov 23, 2022 11:46 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads
Replies: 14
Views: 352

Re: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads

Dougsden, Thank you so much for that ! and I will post more flies ;) It appears that new members may need to wait until their replies and posts are viewed by a moderator for a while ? I understand the reasons why thanks to the keyboard commando’s of the world…… hopefully I can add something to the c...
by Solitaryflyguy
Wed Nov 23, 2022 11:36 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads
Replies: 14
Views: 352

Re: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads

Thanks Partsman and Roadkill for the kind words. Partsman, how is the Ephemera working out for you ? Roadkill, that’s an elegant solution to the age old problem of fly storage ;) Curious if there is a YLI reference/color comparison chart numbers to Pearsalls hidy holed somewhere on the forum ? Thank...
by Solitaryflyguy
Wed Nov 23, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads
Replies: 14
Views: 352

Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads

Hi all, New guy here to the forum, my name is Bob. I’m in my 60’s and have been blessed/cursed with the tying affliction a bit over 50yrs. For those that remember their catalogue, I tied commercially for Kaufmann’s in Oregon back in the day. Having said all that, I consider myself a amateur at this ...