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by paparex
Thu Mar 29, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Any Soft Hackle Skwala Patterns?
Replies: 18
Views: 1976

Re: Any Soft Hackle Skwala Patterns?

The problem with a wet fly, stonefly is that it is a nymph or drowned adult. Due to the behavior of the stonefly (except Yellow Sallies) one does not see stoneflies mid stream. The nymph can be heavily weighted and fished on a dead drift in rocky, rough water. It is not the English chalk stream expe...
by paparex
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Any Soft Hackle Skwala Patterns?
Replies: 18
Views: 1976

Re: Any Soft Hackle Skwala Patterns?

Have you considered the Twitchy Chicken by FlyFIshFood.com?. Change the colors to olive, black and gray and I think it flies...as well as a Skwala can
http://www.flyfishfood.com/2014/02/the- ... icken.html. It has worked for me
by paparex
Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Grannom KFC
Replies: 9
Views: 1194

Re: Grannom KFC

West Yellowstone! Count me in!
Rex
by paparex
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Nation's Silvertip
Replies: 3
Views: 589

Re: Nation's Silvertip

Scott,

Teach me about the turkey slip. Is it a single layer or folded over? I am not sure of the technique.

Rex
by paparex
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: French Partridge and #10 Ash
Replies: 3
Views: 956

Re: French Partridge and #10 Ash

And if the hook point doesn't ride up (or down) where are the legs and the wing?
by paparex
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Lake Bait Nymph
Replies: 2
Views: 1167

Re: Lake Bait Nymph

My opinion...SwitterB needs to fill my addiction with more flies. I've tried to reason with him but
by paparex
Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Stillwater Soft hackles
Replies: 14
Views: 4582

Re: Stillwater Soft hackles

The P&O...larger than a #12?
by paparex
Sun Jun 25, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Stillwater Soft hackles
Replies: 14
Views: 4582

Stillwater Soft hackles

I love to fish lakes, reservoirs and such. With the abundant snow pack in the Northern Rockies we still have high water flows that make it difficult to wade and nearly impossible for me to safely wade. So back to the stillwater. I usually fish for trout and have found a few callibaetis patterns I li...
by paparex
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Pearsall's Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 4033

Re: Pearsall's Thread

So, Jimmy, what are the replacements available? Is Hareline going to step up to the plate and have the line continue or have a mill maintain a supply of an alternative? It sounds very similar to the pharmaceutical industry. There is a small but loyal market for a product that doesn't internally comp...
by paparex
Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Natural Black/Bronze Hen
Replies: 15
Views: 5405

Re: Natural Black/Bronze Hen

Scan.jpeg Hank, As you and I are children of the 60's I think I might understand your reference to "post-op" medications. I am most appreciative of the science and medicine behind pain relief or joint replacement surgery would not be possible. However, in rereading the article, here from page 18 of...