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by letumgo
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Nymph ——— > Flymph Conversion
Replies: 7
Views: 93

Re: Nymph ——— > Flymph Conversion

There is an excellent article about John Atherton in the American Fly Fisher magazine LINK TO Winter Edition 1980 (Volume 7/No. 1/Page 11): http://www.amff.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/1980-Vol07-No1web.pdf What did you use for the wing case? I'd like to give these a try. Definitely looks like fun...
by letumgo
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Dye mix?
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Re: Dye mix?

I'm no expert in dying materials, but have dabbled with some RIT dyes (readily available at Walmart/Jo Anne Fabrics/Michael's/etc). Here is a copy of the latest RIT Dying Formulas: RIT Dye PDF (Jan 2020).pdf The PDF file shows many color combinations and the specific RIT dyes colors needed to get ce...
by letumgo
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Plover Dun
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: Plover Dun

I was a bit surprised when I read that you used chestnut #32. When from the photo, I would have guessed you might have used light olive. Did the dubbing and wax change the color that much?

Man, that is a deadly looking fly.
by letumgo
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Moose & Grizzly
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Re: Moose & Grizzly

Hank - That was my first though, before opening the post. I remember Rocky and Bullwinkle too. :D ;)
by letumgo
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: March Brown Soft Hackle (Tutorial/SBS)
Replies: 14
Views: 310

Re: March Brown Soft Hackle (Tutorial/SBS)

Random Thoughts About Fishing: I've been thinking about how to fish this pattern, and look forward to fishing it as both a wet fly (untreated/fished below the surface) and as an emerger (treating the front half with Frog's Fanny floatant and fishing the fly suspended in the surface film). The shagg...
by letumgo
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: March Brown Soft Hackle (Tutorial/SBS)
Replies: 14
Views: 310

Re: March Brown Soft Hackle (Tutorial/SBS)

My color choices for tying materials were influenced by Jason Neuswenger's ("Troutnut") wonderful insect photography. LINK TO TROUTNUT WEBSITE: http://www.troutnut.com/common-name/20/March-Browns http://www.troutnut.com/im_regspec/picture_1579_large.jpg http://www.troutnut.com/im_regspec/picture_158...
by letumgo
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Moose & Grizzly
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Re: Moose & Grizzly

With components like that, it should probably be called “Big Game” (humor/reference to moose and grizzly).

Nice wee wet fly Norman. ;)
by letumgo
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: March Brown Soft Hackle (Tutorial/SBS)
Replies: 14
Views: 310

Re: March Brown Soft Hackle (Tutorial/SBS)

:D Thanks Bob. I sent you a private message. ;)

Very much appreciated!
by letumgo
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: March Brown Soft Hackle (Tutorial/SBS)
Replies: 14
Views: 310

Re: March Brown Soft Hackle (Tutorial/SBS)

:D I love your style. Those are such fine examples of imitative fishing flies. I wish you had joined our recent swap.
by letumgo
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: March Brown Soft Hackle (Tutorial/SBS)
Replies: 14
Views: 310

Re: March Brown Soft Hackle (Tutorial/SBS)

My pleasure Hank. ;) I was working on my swap flies, so I figured I’d photograph the process.