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by redietz
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: What do you use to get fly down in water column
Replies: 8
Views: 98

Re: What do you use to get fly down in water column

If I absolutely must get down in the water column (which is seldom) I now use a a sinking leader (Versitip, for example.)
by redietz
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Wet fly vid for Y'all
Replies: 7
Views: 110

Re: Wet fly vid for Y'all

What they said.

Although you missspelled "youse" in the titile :) .
by redietz
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: New Pearsall's Silk Substitute
Replies: 15
Views: 300

Re: New Pearsall's Silk Substitute

Good to know!
by redietz
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Copying an old pattern
Replies: 9
Views: 292

Re: Copying an old pattern

It's a fly I tie and fish a lot. As you say, it's a good midge imitation. Nice to see somebody else's interpretation. I've often wondered what insect Leisenring was referring to when he called it an Iron Blue. Yes, I know it's the name of the English pattern he was copying, but he mentioned that it ...
by redietz
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Fly appearance, physics and hydrodynamics
Replies: 13
Views: 4478

Re: Fly appearance, physics and hydrodynamics

Get a little fish slime , decaying moss, or dirt on your wet fly. Especially after it is water logged. I bet those barbules press against the abdomen at the slightest current caused pressure. Not so much in my experience. I used to believe that, but have looked often enough to believe otherwise. It...
by redietz
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Fly appearance, physics and hydrodynamics
Replies: 13
Views: 4478

Re: Fly appearance, physics and hydrodynamics

Get a little fish slime , decaying moss, or dirt on your wet fly. Especially after it is water logged. I bet those barbules press against the abdomen at the slightest current caused pressure. Not so much in my experience. I used to believe that, but have looked often enough to believe otherwise. It...
by redietz
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: which one where
Replies: 14
Views: 480

Re: which one where

I'm kind of like DUBBN, my point fly is always one I have the most confidence in, And you're in good company. Edmonds and Lee pointed out in Brook and River Trouting : "It remains only to add, that the taking fly should be fished as point, i.e , the fly farthest from the angler." I took those words...
by redietz
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: re: tying Stewart's black spider
Replies: 18
Views: 390

Re: re: tying Stewart's black spider

Use the smallest hackle pliers you can find.
by redietz
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Re: tying a thorax
Replies: 13
Views: 392

Re: tying a thorax

Well, I wrote a long answer that somehow didn't get posted, but Carl pretty much said exactly the same thing in fewer words. I agree with all the answers you've received here.
by redietz
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Ondori Futsu Kebari VID
Replies: 11
Views: 292

Re: Ondori Futsu Kebari VID

Excellent!