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by upstatetrout
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Nymph ——— > Flymph Conversion
Replies: 7
Views: 93

Re: Nymph ——— > Flymph Conversion

Works for me too. But, I would switch to a different hook other than the one pictured unless you believe in hit and miss fishing! Well tied though!


Tom
by upstatetrout
Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Plover Dun
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: Plover Dun

Must be the late afternoon light Ray even the plover looks slightly Olive to me.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Plover Dun
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Plover Dun

Hook. Daiichi 1480 size 14.
Silk. Copper. Pearsalls chestnut #32.
Body. Copper lightly dubbed with water rat. I used pine squirrel.
Hackle. Golden Plover marginal covert feather.




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by upstatetrout
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: English Grouse (aka moor cock)
Replies: 10
Views: 372

Re: English Grouse.

I was asked to post pictures of moor cock. It is the same bird as English Grouse. I had done so in the past but here they are.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: A good Pearsalls score...
Replies: 4
Views: 168

Re: A good Pearsalls score...

Very nice find.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: North Country the Freckled Dun,
Replies: 6
Views: 198

North Country the Freckled Dun,

Found this in Rob Smiths book The North Country Fly from the list of Willie Whitaker 1901 and thought it would be an interesting tie. I will try it on the Beaverkill this spring. Hook. Daiichi 1480 size 12. Silk. Orange Pearsalls Gossamer. Body. Orange dubbed with watermouse. I used pine squirrel. W...
by upstatetrout
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Tups Flymph
Replies: 23
Views: 640

Re: Tups Flymph

Carl that is spectacular. Can you please comment on the dressing.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Hen cape - what color would call this?
Replies: 20
Views: 607

Re: Hen cape - what color would call this?

Perhaps Greenwell!

Tom
by upstatetrout
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Indian Yellow
Replies: 6
Views: 218

Re: Indian Yellow

I think you are 100 percent correct Ray that is a very good spot for that type of activity and in the faster water up above. That is stonefly water.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Indian Yellow
Replies: 6
Views: 218

Indian Yellow

I was thinking about some of the lighter small caddis and stone flies found during the summer months here in the Catskills and ran across this pattern in A Handbook of North Country Trout Flies by Roger Fogg. I will give it a go this coming season. This pattern just screams translucency to me. Tom ;...