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by hankaye
Wed Feb 24, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Alfred Ronalds' "Companion"
Replies: 9
Views: 148

Re: Alfred Ronalds' "Companion"

Thero, Howdy; Yet another stunning find - Well done!! I couldn’t help but notice that the price was 14 shillings, a princely sum in the late 1800s. Before the UK went decimal it used to be 12 pence to the shilling and 20 shillings to the pound. To convert to USD it was (back in the 70's), One penny ...
by hankaye
Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss
Replies: 15
Views: 377

Re: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss

Mike62, Howdy;
Mike62 wrote: Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:58 am ...and when you get done with this masterful organizational stroke of business, you're invited up to my place where you can tackle the barn.
Mike, he's an engineer, all the useful stuff would end up buried behind the stuff you never use. :roll: , :lol:

hank
by hankaye
Sun Feb 14, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: A nice little read
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: A nice little read

Fishnkilts, Howdy;

Thanks for posting this, great resource for a new to ... or for the infrequent tyer
to help them with the "now what was that next thingy to do ..."

hank
by hankaye
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Seals the Deal Soft Hackle
Replies: 9
Views: 331

Re: Seals the Deal Soft Hackle

Ray, Howdy;

Interesting subject, Seal.

My question is about the differences between Seal, and Baby Seal.
What are the differences and how does it effect the tying of the fly?

Anyone /everyone feel free to jump in, Please.

hank
by hankaye
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Yak Hair Spider
Replies: 8
Views: 378

Re: Yak Hair Spider

Theroe, Howdy; You asked, " One question: is yak hair fragile? Does it hold up well to trout teeth? " Most Saltwater fishes have teeth, So I'd reckon that it would just be a matter of which fish and what teeth it has. Flounder, not so much of a worry. Baby shark on the other hand ... :? hank
by hankaye
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Emerging Caddis
Replies: 7
Views: 236

Re: Emerging Caddis

DUBBN, Howdy;

It takes a Smart Man to know which are the Dumb trout.
hank
by hankaye
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dotterel Dun
Replies: 3
Views: 264

Re: The Dotterel Dun

Howdy All;

Just the basic question.
Just use the wings or what other sections of feather would be useful and for what?

hank
by hankaye
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Golden Plover Available; Yes in the USA!
Replies: 13
Views: 497

Re: Golden Plover Available; Yes in the USA!

Fishnkilts, Howdy;
zen leecher wrote: Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:01 am .... If you buy a UK skin from a USA store there is a paper trail showing the skin came from overseas. The dealer, or importer has papers.
So be sure to carry your file cabinet full of receipts in the back of vehicle. :lol: :lol: :lol:

hank
by hankaye
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:42 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Black Spider... kind of
Replies: 18
Views: 1077

Re: Black Spider... kind of

Howdy All; Thought I'd throw this in to the mix regarding your what I have conversation. According to NMDG&F's Tues. Fishing report; San Juan River: Stream flow Monday morning was 397 cfs. In accordance with the Public Health Order, effective Dec. 3, NM State Parks reopened to New Mexico residen...
by hankaye
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Gingerbread
Replies: 11
Views: 478

Re: Gingerbread

BrkTrt, Howdy;

Nice blog ya got goin' there.

hank