Search found 91 matches

by upstatetrout
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Another caddis
Replies: 14
Views: 190

Re: Another caddis

0219181157c.jpg
0219181157c.jpg (97.79 KiB) Viewed 80 times
n

SLF Trans Caddis
by upstatetrout
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Folded quill winged wet flies
Replies: 25
Views: 296

Re: Folded quill winged wet flies

They are wall hangers. In 40 years of pursuing this sport I cannot think of a time when a full dress Jock Scott would have saved the day.

Tom :roll:
by upstatetrout
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Folded quill winged wet flies
Replies: 25
Views: 296

Re: Folded quill winged wet flies

Bill in the fly tying world that is known as free lancing. Indeed in competions they have catagories that are named this. I have known artists of stature i.e. Artists,illustrators,musicians that tie flies. With that said there could be individuals who are artists dealing in hooks,feathers and furs. ...
by upstatetrout
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Folded quill winged wet flies
Replies: 25
Views: 296

Re: Folded quill winged wet flies

I think the best Catskill style tiers tiers are Mike Valla,Dave Brandt,Mary Dette and Ed Van Put. The very best ever was Walt Dette. Rube Cross and the Darbees are right up there to. Now that I am thinking about it David Stentrom and Niklas Dahlin from Europe are pretty good to. Oh hell there are a ...
by upstatetrout
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Folded quill winged wet flies
Replies: 25
Views: 296

Re: Folded quill winged wet flies

Thank you very much for the kind words John. It was great fun to be out west and tying at campfire lodge this past summer. On u tube look up Dave Brandt tying a Catskill style wing. His method is very good .Also there is wood duck and there is wood duck. We choose as per the pattern i.e. dark for a ...
by upstatetrout
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Wild boar hair
Replies: 8
Views: 85

Re: Wild boar hair

You are visiting museums! Ar'e you to become the next James Bond of the fly tying fraternity. What musical instrument do you play??

:x :!: :!:
by upstatetrout
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Folded quill winged wet flies
Replies: 25
Views: 296

Re: Folded quill winged wet flies

John try using a wider slip and folding twice. Ive even seen it done folding 3 times on a large fly.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Folded quill winged wet flies
Replies: 25
Views: 296

Re: Folded quill winged wet flies

Try it with barred wood duck or teal or bronzed mallard.



Tom
by upstatetrout
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Gambel's Quail and Mole on Primrose
Replies: 5
Views: 138

Re: Gambel's Quail and Mole on Primrose

Beautifully done.

Tom