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by hankaye
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Blue Winged Olive
Replies: 74
Views: 3330

Re: Blue Winged Olive

mamatried, Howdy;

Welcome aboard!! Don't forget to look back through the archives for other 'stuff',
and all the step-by-steps. lots of great things in there.

hank
by hankaye
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Grouse and Flash
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Grouse and Flash

DOUGSDEN, Howdy;

Yup, good seeing a welcome name on a fresh post.
Welcome back Doug, ol' Bud.

hank
by hankaye
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: which one where
Replies: 14
Views: 443

Re: which one where

TZNorway, Howdy; Hi, what's the general approach to fishing a set of three NC spiders. Say the Partridge & Orange, Dark Watchet, Spring Black. All size 14. Which one would you put where on the cast, and why? Sorry off this has been asked before. Cheers, TZ It is easy to see you are looking for a def...
by hankaye
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Ostrich and Primrose Kebari & Underwater Photos
Replies: 29
Views: 4810

Re: Ostrich and Primrose Kebari & Underwater Photos

ronr, Howdy; Now that we have you here, "intrigued by Kebari and Tenkara flies" Here's something similar yet different :twisted: Something from the Dolomite Region of Italy ; https://www.google.com/search?q=the+Italian+Valsesiana+patterns&oq=the+Italian+Valsesiana+patterns&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i64&so...
by hankaye
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Availability of Spider Materials Today
Replies: 40
Views: 1915

Re: Availability of Spider Materials Today

Howdy All;

Just surfing through the offered news articles by the Browser and came across this,
thoughts???
https://news.yahoo.com/would-killing-se ... 25148.html

hank
by hankaye
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Dun and Dun
Replies: 12
Views: 240

Re: Dun and Dun

raven4ns, Howdy; Dubbn, what size hooks can you tie on using the 4B hen feathers? I didn't buy any because the pictures I looked at all the feathers seemed really large for 14's and 16's, that is as small as I tie because of my vision. Thank you. The size of the hackle and having some that is to lon...
by hankaye
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Silica Gel for moisture control.....
Replies: 6
Views: 158

Re: Silica Gel for moisture control.....

DOUDSDEN, Howdy; Well, ol' Bud, down here in the SW desert we have a decided lack of moisture. The opposite of your problem. Year round average is generally less then 20% humidity some times less then 10% for weeks on end. Grabbed the following from Yahoo weather this is right now; Showers Feels lik...
by hankaye
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Re: tying a thorax
Replies: 13
Views: 377

Re: tying a thorax

raven4ns, Howdy; Lol...thank you, Hank, I'm trying not to get on anyone's last nerve with my questions. I'm afraid that I'm the kind of guy that needs to know why it works instead of just accepting that it does. I not only ask the how and the why, but also go for the so if this leads to that then ho...
by hankaye
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Re: tying a thorax
Replies: 13
Views: 377

Re: tying a thorax

raven4ns, Howdy; Don't you worry about asking to many questions. At least you have some background in tying flies. Before I joined here (9 years ago), I had only tyed 1 fly and that was around the age of 10 or 11 which was 1959 or 1960. I am known for asking all sorts of questions and almost, ... no...
by hankaye
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Buckskin
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: Buckskin

DUBBN, Howdy; Dang!!! That brings back a memory or 2. Way back in 1969 I severed a flexor tendon in my dominate hand (Right), The Navy operated to fix it, (didn't), and left me in something like what you have, only being the Navy it had to be LARGER. Looked like my hand was fixin' to give birth to a...