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by Old Hat
Mon Sep 20, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: First fly posted: #12 Red Clock
Replies: 18
Views: 1174

Re: First fly posted: #12 Red Clock

Welcome Kevin,
A great example of Red Clock. Thanks for sharing the pattern with us.
by Old Hat
Sat Sep 11, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Copper Swan
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: Copper Swan

This was a great tool fly or fished under a bobber (oops, I mean indicator) for winter steelhead in Eastern Oregon.
by Old Hat
Fri Aug 20, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Pale Watery Dun
Replies: 10
Views: 780

Re: Pale Watery Dun

Thanks Gentlemen! I appreciate the kudos.

I did enjoy tying on these hooks. They are a bit stouter that the more common up eye models out there.
by Old Hat
Thu Aug 19, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Pale Watery Dun
Replies: 10
Views: 780

Pale Watery Dun

Working on a Pale Watery Dun pattern and playing with some Partridge L5A's that Lou gifted me. These are on #16's. Well waxed primrose dubbed with pale red fox in the rear and pink vixen coyote in the thorax. Pale watery hen hackle and tail. The two-toned dubbing goes well here I think. reducedPale ...
by Old Hat
Thu Aug 05, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Bird's Nest
Replies: 8
Views: 617

Re: Bird's Nest

One of my favorite wet flies. I’ve never understood why this was designed as a Caddis pattern. I’ve always used it more for mayfly hatches.
by Old Hat
Mon Jul 19, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Variegated Golden Stone Flymph
Replies: 12
Views: 1338

Re: Variegated Golden Stone Flymph

Excellent Bill. I’m going to play with this idea on some shrimp patterns.
by Old Hat
Wed Jul 14, 2021 7:32 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Variegated Golden Stone Flymph
Replies: 5
Views: 593

Re: Variegated Golden Stone Flymph

Excellent and very creative technique to get what you were after Bill. I've never seen more golden stonefly activity then my days on the Metolius. These should serve you well. Let us know.
by Old Hat
Sat Jul 03, 2021 6:48 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Block,silk and a fine wax.
Replies: 4
Views: 519

Re: Block,silk and a fine wax.

I'm not sure what William uses for his cardstock. I use archival matting board for picture framing. You can buy it in large sheets at most large hobby stores and cut it to size.
by Old Hat
Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Iron Blue Dun”
Replies: 7
Views: 944

Re: “Iron Dun”

Looks great! Cannot go wrong with IBD’s.
by Old Hat
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:40 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: New Flymph Hook
Replies: 10
Views: 1628

Re: New Flymph Hook

joaniebo wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:47 am Have you ever tried these? From (http://www.troutandsalmonhooks.com/shop/ )
I have tried the R50U and the new Partridge, both are a little short in the shank length for me. Still fine hooks for this purpose but I'm just looking for what I prefer.