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by upstatetrout
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: March Brown from Bradley's list of 1890.
Replies: 4
Views: 75

Re: March Brown from Bradley's list of 1890.

I have not looked at it wet but I do not think it will change much perhaps slightly darker the silk is well waxed.


Tom
by upstatetrout
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: March Brown from Bradley's list of 1890.
Replies: 4
Views: 75

March Brown from Bradley's list of 1890.

Found this in Robert Smith's book North Country Flies. It is a March Brown pattern from the list of William Henry "Tom" Bradley's of 1890.I found it quite interesting to tie and intend to use it on the Beaverkill next month. Hook. Daiichi 1480 size 12. Silk. Orange and Scarlet Pearsalls. Body. Orang...
by upstatetrout
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: French Partridge
Replies: 3
Views: 82

Re: French Partridge

No a friendly taxidermist

Tom
by upstatetrout
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: French Partridge
Replies: 3
Views: 82

French Partridge

Imagetake me to the nearest open gas station

Just in from across the pond a beautiful French Partridge. Noticed there was not one posted under materials so thought this would make a good example.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Ted Neimeyer Stripped Quills
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: Ted Neimeyer Stripped Quills

Don't know for sure where this method of quill manufacturing started or by who but Walt Dette showed me this method years ago and Ralph Graves also used it for years.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Early Brown.
Replies: 8
Views: 139

The Early Brown.

From Roger Foggs A Handbook of North Country Flies Michael Theastons Early Brown.
Hook. Daiichi 1480 size 14
Silk. Orange.
Head. Peacock Herl.
Body. Orange silk lightly dubbed red/brown..
Hackle. Woodcock under covert feather.
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by upstatetrout
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Dubbing Block; Old Dog Learns New Trick
Replies: 14
Views: 350

Re: Dubbing Block; Old Dog Learns New Trick

Very nice work Ken.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: A Salmonberry Fly
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: A Salmonberry Fly

Nicely done Carl
by upstatetrout
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Wood Cock Dressings
Replies: 7
Views: 135

Re: Wood Cock Dressings

Yes those are Daiichi 1480 hooks.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Wood Cock Dressings
Replies: 7
Views: 135

Re: Wood Cock Dressings

No found throughout New England. They enjoy the same habitat as the green moose!

Tom