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by upstatetrout
Fri May 22, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Cree Spider
Replies: 10
Views: 401

Re: Cree Spider

Beautiful fly Ron!

Tom
by upstatetrout
Sat May 09, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dark Drake
Replies: 6
Views: 501

Re: The Dark Drake

Not yet Ray had to clear the driveway of snow this morning. Gonna head down state to Roscoe pretty soon though!

Tom
by upstatetrout
Sat May 09, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: March Brown Hackled
Replies: 2
Views: 248

March Brown Hackled

The March Brown Hackled Deul Cruik from Joseph Wells "Wharfdale List " of 1842
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by upstatetrout
Wed May 06, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Beadless SH's
Replies: 7
Views: 324

Re: Beadless SH's

You can also if you feel you need a bead put it on the tippet above the fly. That's what I do and it works just as well and makes the fly more versatile!!!!


Tom
by upstatetrout
Mon May 04, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Dyed Hare's Ear
Replies: 8
Views: 587

Re: Dyed Hare's Ear

Please show us your 8B dressing!
by upstatetrout
Sun Apr 19, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: A Wee Celtic Ginger
Replies: 14
Views: 981

Re: A Wee Celtic Ginger

I like it Ray nice pattern and it looks great on that hook!

Tom
by upstatetrout
Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dark Drake
Replies: 6
Views: 501

The Dark Drake

Saw this dressing in a Handbook of North Country Flies by Roger Fogg who attributes it to Michael Theakston 's British Angling Flies of 1853. I thought it was quite attractive and will try it out this summer I hope. The Dark Drake. Hook. Allcocks 6821 wet size 14. Silk. Pearsalls gossamer orange #6a...
by upstatetrout
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Black Spider
Replies: 6
Views: 458

Re: Black Spider

I find Roger Foggs book A Handbook of North Country Flies to be a wealth of Info..In fact he lists on PG. 171 that a James Baille spider dressings gained fame through Stewarts The Practical Angler .This dressing calls for Brown silk thread, and a glossy purple black or green black feather from the n...
by upstatetrout
Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Black Spider
Replies: 6
Views: 458

Black Spider

Found this in Roger Fogg's book The Black Spider. Interesting as it could be used with or instead of Stewart's Black Spider. Hook. Allcocks 6812 wet size 14. Silk. Pearsalls gossamer black. Body. Black silk. Thorax. Peacock Herl. Hackle. A dark charcoal gray feather from the bow of a coot's wing. P_...
by upstatetrout
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Vixen and Hare Flymph
Replies: 14
Views: 550

Re: Vixen and Hare Flymph

Great looking fly Carl!