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by upstatetrout
Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: A Wee Celtic Ginger
Replies: 17
Views: 1860

Re: A Wee Celtic Ginger

Very nice Ray!

Tom
by upstatetrout
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: North Country the little Dark Watchet
Replies: 2
Views: 92

North Country the little Dark Watchet

From North Country Flies by Pritt No. 19.

Hook. Daichi 1480 size 12,silk. Pearsalls Hot Orange., body. Purple silk dubbed with pine squirrel and Orange silk,wing water hen,Hackle coot.
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by upstatetrout
Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: The Violet Midge Spider.
Replies: 10
Views: 334

Re: The Violet Midge Spider.

Me too! Although I never catch fish with a purple fly....EVER. It’s like the curse for me :x yeah, I laughed the first time I saw a purple haze too. What the heck is that???? Turns out it was hot from ronr's neighborhood all the way back to the tip of the mitt. Not so much here in the N/E but brook...
by upstatetrout
Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: The Violet Midge Spider.
Replies: 10
Views: 334

Re: The Violet Midge Spider.

Hankinsfly wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 3:13 pm
Beautiful. Is that one turn of hackle?
No that is 3 turns. Jackdaw is very delicate.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: The Violet Midge Spider.
Replies: 10
Views: 334

The Violet Midge Spider.

From Mike Hardings Book. North Country Flies The Violet Midge.

Hook. Daiichi 1480 size 14.
Silk. Pearsalls Gossamer Salmonberry.
Body. Same.
Thorax. Mole.
Legs. Jackdaw neck feather.

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by upstatetrout
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Golden Plover
Replies: 12
Views: 477

Re: Golden Plover

Presently Ron you could get an easy 85 to 90 dollars for the skin.
by upstatetrout
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Who Fishes Wood?
Replies: 38
Views: 1646

Re: Who Fishes Wood?

I have been using bamboo for about 30 years now. Like John I also favour Leonard Rods and dry fly and wingless wet fishing. I am particlary fond of the Model 50 DF 4wt pre fire which suits the Catskillwaters I fish very well.Recently I acquired an F.E. Thomas Special 8 1/2 3 piece. This rod has a cr...
by upstatetrout
Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Deleware river system sulphur spider.
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Deleware river system sulphur spider.

[Hook. Allcocks 6812 wet size 14.
Silk. Pearsalls gossamer yellow #4.
Body. Same.
Thorax. Lt. Amber.
Legs. Hen pheasant outer covert.

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by upstatetrout
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: light reflection
Replies: 12
Views: 770

Re: light reflection

All comes down to we are just waiting for the trout to make a mistake!

Tom
by upstatetrout
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Stewarts Red Spider
Replies: 1
Views: 210

Stewarts Red Spider

One you do not see very often!

Hook Daiichi 1480 size 14.
Silk. Pearsalls Gossamer yellow.
Body . Yellow silk.
Hackle. Landrail (unobtainable). I used Asian Jay under covert.
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