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by upstatetrout
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Greenwells Glory
Replies: 8
Views: 145

Re: Greenwells Glory

I agree thanks Dana! Can't pay attention to any body's. opinion from Wissssscccccoonnnnsonnn anyways!!!

Tom
by upstatetrout
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Greenwells Glory
Replies: 8
Views: 145

Re: Greenwells Glory

John I suppose I could put a tail on it but, what color bead would you suggest! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Tom
by upstatetrout
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Hendrickson Soft Hackles
Replies: 23
Views: 1185

Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

I am just waiting to see who the Patriots will be playing in the New England Patriots Invitational Super bowl this year

Tom :lol: :lol: :roll: :!: !
by upstatetrout
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Hendrickson Soft Hackles
Replies: 23
Views: 1185

Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

The spun bodies look great John. You are now a fully trained and certified practitioner in the use of the William Anderson Clark Spinning Block :D ;) ;) ;) .

P.S. Certification certificate to follow promptly by snail mail.

Your friend.
Tom
by upstatetrout
Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Greenwells Glory
Replies: 8
Views: 145

Greenwells Glory

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This pattern has always intrigued me!

Hook. Daiichi #1480 size 14.
Silk. Pearsalls Gossamer Lt. Yellow #4.
Wing. Starling.
Hackle. Furnace,Coch-y-Bondu.
Body.Lt. Yellow well waxed.
Rib. Fine gold wire.
by upstatetrout
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: English Grouse.
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: English Grouse.

Not Cookshills! I got it from a friendly taxidermist!

Tom
by upstatetrout
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: English Grouse.
Replies: 3
Views: 97

English Grouse.

Just in and they look very nice .
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by upstatetrout
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Vincent Marinaro Wet Flies
Replies: 13
Views: 232

Re: Vincent Marinaro Wet Flies

In a Modern Dry Fly Code Vince did mention that there were expert wet fly fisherman plying their trade on the Letort but that subject would require another book. I suspect his interest may have been there since the beginning of his fishing career! Very interesting subject John! And, your photography...
by upstatetrout
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Old honey dun
Replies: 9
Views: 380

Re: Old honey dun

P_20191024_163131.jpg just to show the use of Honey Dun Hackle I tied the Honey Dun as per Rube Cross. Hook. Allcocks W170 size 14 Model Perfect. Thread. Pearsalls gossamer Ash #10 Wing. Wood duck. Tail. Honey Dun Rooster Spade feather. Body. Muskrat. Hackle. Classic Catskill Honey Dun. Tom. (Hope ...
by upstatetrout
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Water Cricket
Replies: 5
Views: 139

Re: Water Cricket

Thanks guys and Ray I have not fished this pattern yet. I tied it after a recent posting by Rob Smith on the internet showing an antique pattern of the fly.