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by hankaye
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Hackle Names vs Colors
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Re: Hackle Names vs Colors

joaniebo, Howdy;

I'm in your corner, BUT, I have this ball cap that explains it concisely.
It reads; " Confusion runs through the hallways of my mind feeling
completely at home. " nuff said.

hank
by hankaye
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Gunnison River
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Re: Gunnison River

DUBBN, Howdy;

Not sure if you are aware, but someone photoshopped your Standard ND
hat into something totally different. :o

hank
by hankaye
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Gray Runt
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Gray Runt

nfrechet, Howdy;

Norm, your vice never fails to impress. Thank you.
Today you blessed us with a whole heard of'em too.

hank
by hankaye
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Scarlet O’Hara”
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: “Scarlet O’Hara”

NightWatchman, Howdy;

I think it's a perfect name you've hung on it. Heck, can almost see the curtain rod stretching the
hackle out... :roll: chuckle.

hank

reference for the younger crowd;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFZavCkl9mY
by hankaye
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Red Tail
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: Red Tail

newriverspey, Howdy;

Otto, always enjoy seein' what your seal chokes-up. So much nicer then fur balls from a cat. :lol:

Lovely fly.

hank
by hankaye
Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Red Headed Yellow Kebari
Replies: 7
Views: 313

Re: Red Headed Yellow Kebari

REE, Howdy;

Nice fly, enjoyin' the "graveyard humor" such as it is, :roll:

hank
by hankaye
Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Using Ski Wax (dubbing wax)
Replies: 15
Views: 722

Re: Using Ski Wax (dubbing wax)

Howdy All;

When I first joined up here and was just beginning to learn to tye I had some old
Bow String wax that I used. Worked really well. Don't remember the name of it and
it is rubbed completely off the container. Still have some, chuckle. Tacky as all get out.

hank
by hankaye
Fri Mar 05, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Body Weave Nymph
Replies: 11
Views: 1462

Re: Body Weave Nymph

Howdy All; The knot used is referred to as a "Cobra Stich Knot" a member of the sinnet knot family. https://www.google.com/search?q=Cobra+Stich+Knot&oq=Cobra+Stich+Knot&aqs=chrome..69i57&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 If the look is familiar it's basically the same as the lanyard...
by hankaye
Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Starling & Purple (Warning: It has a Bead)!
Replies: 4
Views: 266

Re: Starling & Purple (Warning: It has a Bead)!

BrooksnBrowns, Howdy;
BrooksnBrowns wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:50 pm Hi. The glass bead Is interesting. Does it mimic an air bubble or does it serve some other purpose?
It could be the air bubble, In my thoughts it's that "bright-n-shiny bauble" that most curious critters
on God's green/blue earth are always drawn to ...

hank
by hankaye
Wed Feb 24, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Alfred Ronalds' "Companion"
Replies: 10
Views: 446

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 ...