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by upstatetrout
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Pete Hidy Appreciation
Replies: 15
Views: 493

Re: Pete Hidy Appreciation

Have to admit this is an exceptional piece of work.

Tom.
by upstatetrout
Thu May 09, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Gartside's Sparrow
Replies: 22
Views: 961

Re: Gartside's Sparrow

You got it!

Tom
by upstatetrout
Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Little Winter Brown
Replies: 1
Views: 218

Little Winter Brown

Little Winter Brown or Light Woodcock from North Country Flies by Pritt Plate 1 #4
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Hook . Daiichi 1480 size 12.
Silk Orange 6A
Wing. Hen Pheasant primary.
Body. Orange silk lightly dubbed with Hare's ear.
Hackle. Woodcock outer covert.
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: 333

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: 333

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: 284

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: 284

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: 356

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: 472

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: 939

Re: Dubbing Block; Old Dog Learns New Trick

Very nice work Ken.

Tom