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by upstatetrout
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Vixen and Hare Flymph
Replies: 14
Views: 144

Re: Vixen and Hare Flymph

Great looking fly Carl!
by upstatetrout
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Yellow Partridge.
Replies: 5
Views: 99

The Yellow Partridge.

From Brook and River Trouting by Edmonds and Lee #14


Hook. Alcocks 6812 T.D.E. Wet size 14.
Silk. Pearsalls gossamer yellow #4.
Body. Yellow silk.
Hackle. Grayish feather barely tinged with brown from a partridge's back..
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by upstatetrout
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dark Needle
Replies: 8
Views: 166

Re: The Dark Needle

Yes the Herl is tied in first then the Hackle is tied in and wrapped back towards the bend then the body and finally whip finished behind the Hackle. Not the easiest method but there should not be any head on the fly other than the Herl.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dark Needle
Replies: 8
Views: 166

The Dark Needle

Hook. Daiichi 1480 size 16.
Silk. Pearsalls Gossamer sherry spinner #6b.
Head. Magpie Herl.
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Hackle. Brownish Starling wing joint feather.
Body. Sherry spinner
by upstatetrout
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Gray Grizzly Flymph
Replies: 9
Views: 236

Re: Gray Grizzly Flymph

Very nicely done Carl.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Art of Trout Fishing in Rapid Streams
Replies: 15
Views: 1167

Re: The Art of Trout Fishing in Rapid Streams

I believe that the cats name is Dubbing!!!!! :lol: :x :x

Tom
by upstatetrout
Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: May fly Honey Dun a V.S. Hidy pattern.
Replies: 6
Views: 259

May fly Honey Dun a V.S. Hidy pattern.

The May Fly Honey Dun . A flymph pattern from Vernon S.Hidy

Hook. Allcocks Sproat w205 size 14.
Silk. Pearsalls Gossamer Ash #10
Body. Hare's Poll.
Rib. Gold wire.
Hackle. Honey Dun Hen.
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by upstatetrout
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Diligence!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Diligence!!!!

Jus in Found these Spools of Pearsalls Gossamer and bought them for less than 5 bucks apiece including shipping from Great Britain. There are 12 spools total 10 on wooden spools. Very happy to find this bargain! Tom :? 1 #4 light straw, 1#5 yellow, 2 #6a light Orange. 2 #7 blue 1 #8 purple unused, 1...
by upstatetrout
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Whirling Blue Dun.
Replies: 7
Views: 608

Re: Whirling Blue Dun.

Thanks Dana but I tied it on a size 12 and now I know it won't work. :roll: :roll: :roll:

Tom