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by hankaye
Wed Aug 03, 2022 8:44 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Doing better
Replies: 6
Views: 169

Re: Doing better

Fishnkilts, Howdy;

Good to see the results of your efforts. Better to hear that the fish like them
as well. That's the most important part, that the fish like what you've created.

hank
by hankaye
Fri Jul 22, 2022 9:09 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Muskrat Dubbing the easy way
Replies: 5
Views: 283

Re: Muskrat Dubbing the easy way

Ray, Howdy; Once you've met the Man himself and spent some time on the water with him ... it only raises the humor level by a huge amount, in the best way possible. :lol: :lol: :lol: However the short paragraph about the other rodent rings true with much more meaningful implications. Reminds me of e...
by hankaye
Fri Jul 01, 2022 7:44 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Fernow
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Re: Fernow

norm, Howdy;

Peacock sword, some truly eye catching material.
Well done norm.

hank
by hankaye
Fri Jul 01, 2022 7:42 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Cascadilla
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Re: Cascadilla

norm, Howdy;

:shock: oooooo, pretty, pretty.

hank
by hankaye
Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:02 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: First post here
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Re: First post here

DarrellP, Howdy;

Welcome aboard. Don't overlook the gold mine of information near
the bottom of the forum list.
Very nice intro post. Grand lookin' fly indeed.

hank
by hankaye
Sat Jun 25, 2022 10:07 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Cow Dung
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Re: Cow Dung

norm, Howdy;

Beauty of a fly. I was in a time crunch yesterday when I first saw it but it
dislodged a memory that rattled in my brain (?), like an ear-worm.

This is it;

chucklin'

hank
by hankaye
Mon Jun 13, 2022 10:33 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hackle Pliers
Replies: 30
Views: 5564

Re: Hackle Pliers

Howdy All; I always get a good chuckle whenever anyone, doesn't matter who. brings up the "heat shrink" tipped tear drop hackle pliers and how well the heat shrink 'grabs' the hackle material. The reason, well the "hear shrink" that is on the hackle pliers is basically Teflon, a ...
by hankaye
Sat Jun 11, 2022 9:27 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Squirrel's nest
Replies: 14
Views: 698

Re: Squirrel's nest

Howdy all; As one that used to use quite a few jigs in my past (still do), I've found that by opening the gape so that the hook point is aimed above the eye, the hook-up rate increases. Some but enough to make the difference between a 'good' day and a 'really good' day. YMMV. hank Hank.. agree abou...
by hankaye
Fri Jun 10, 2022 8:41 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Squirrel's nest
Replies: 14
Views: 698

Re: Squirrel's nest

Howdy all;

As one that used to use quite a few jigs in my past (still do), I've found that by opening
the gape so that the hook point is aimed above the eye, the hook-up rate increases. Some
but enough to make the difference between a 'good' day and a 'really good' day. YMMV.

hank
by hankaye
Tue Jun 07, 2022 7:13 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Hod
Replies: 4
Views: 460

Re: Hod

norm, Howdy; We used to keep a Hod of coal next to the stove when I lived in Utah. That was the household heater then. chucklein' I was expecting a very dark fly. What I found is a pleasant surprise. Well done sir. hank https://www.google.com/search?q=Coal+Hod&sxsrf=ALiCzsZVsy7ktlbItxFkno3bZ7ztZ...