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by Otter
Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Filoplume Caddis Pupa
Replies: 2
Views: 1089

Re: Filoplume Caddis Pupa

Scrumtious.
by Otter
Wed Feb 04, 2015 4:18 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: PT Variation
Replies: 11
Views: 3485

Re: PT Variation

That is a really nice tying.
by Otter
Thu Jan 08, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Waterhen Bloa III
Replies: 7
Views: 2010

Re: Waterhen Bloa III

Nice Bill. Something special about that pattern, and Waterhen hackle.

Try spinning the hackle around the thread before tying and you will reach wonkiness nirvana, and have a more robust fly as well.

And post picture of protype below :)
by Otter
Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:37 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Fishing Knots - What do you use and why?
Replies: 22
Views: 6907

Re: Fishing Knots - What do you use and why?

I have been using the Davy knot for the past two seasons. Last season seen quite a few break off's - and I ws not sure whether it was the knot or the tippet I was using. Back to the drawing boards I relaised that I was tying the davy knot incorrectly. The few times I have been out this season, same ...
by Otter
Wed Jun 05, 2013 3:02 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Birdnest Variation
Replies: 14
Views: 4404

Re: Birdnest Variation

Interesting patterns and in my neck of the woods the caddis are just beginning to show. Everytime I see your patterns Wayne I wish I was on a river and not at work !!!
by Otter
Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:53 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Overload
Replies: 13
Views: 2543

Re: Overload

Norm, We sometime have to deal with problems like this, and I believe we can continue in the manner I intended this forum to operate under. Don't give up on us. Mark Just in case there is a perception that I am taking a break because of what transpired with Mike, recent issues have but a minor part...
by Otter
Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:26 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Overload
Replies: 13
Views: 2543

Re: Overload

Hi norm, This forum has a number of parts - this one happens to be called Fly Dressings. I think it is not unreasonable to expect to see, well, flies and their recipes? What am I missing? Cheers, Hans W Hans you are not missing anything at all. Nothing is unreasonable , nor is any individidual's op...
by Otter
Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:42 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Overload
Replies: 13
Views: 2543

Overload

I have just read Boris's thread that has been locked and probably should keep my size elevens on the ground and my mouth shut - but i fear I cannot do so. My contributions here have descended into bouts of fiction, tales for Hank to read with his coffee etc.... and I have asked myself why ? The answ...
by Otter
Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Lil' Dorothy, the continuing saga.....
Replies: 11
Views: 3864

Re: Lil' Dorothy, the continuing saga.....

Seems like you have been having fun jeff, great pictures.
I just cannot get my head around the size of the trout in your rivers - ive caught one trout over 3lbs in seven years on my local river, hooked two other's of similar size.

thanks for sharing, well done.
by Otter
Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:57 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Copper and Honey
Replies: 16
Views: 2760

Re: Copper and Honey

I love the synthetics available to me in this era. I feel good that I do not need them to catch a trout. Quote of the year, you should frame it - I have a slightly different take though. For me the best material has nothing to do with nostalgia or believing that something with historical value is n...