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I like some of the older hooks as well, but I have had problems with them breaking when I try to pinch the barb down. Those are just too brittle. 😎 B You have to 'roll' those brittle barbs down by 'squeezing' them from the tip towards the bend of the hook in order to avoid breaking them. The easies...
- Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:29 pm
- Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
- Topic: Rena Caddis
- Replies: 8
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Cool Hat, that is a nice version. Rena is a Norwegian river with a good stock of fish. You can see another version here http://www.rakkenes.com/rena-caddis/ http://www.rakkenes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/RenaCaddis.jpg On this same site you find Gunnar Bingen's renowned caddis 'The Animal' aka '...
- Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:28 pm
- Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
- Topic: re: William Anderson's website
- Replies: 7
- Views: 213
Money is not the issue. Some internet troll bought the domain name out from under William, and was holding the website hostage for a huge sum of money (thousands). Unfortunately, William lost control of his own website and the contents. A heart breaking loss, which took the wind out of William's sa...
- Fri May 17, 2019 2:12 pm
- Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
- Topic: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?
- Replies: 21
- Views: 676
- Fri May 17, 2019 2:07 pm
- Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
- Topic: Fly Tying Tools
- Replies: 15
- Views: 599
That is a very robust piece of equipment. I very much enjoy specialized tools like this one. I have a very small toolmakers vice with incredribly close tolerances regarding parallelism (0,002 mm in 80mm) and angles. I don't need these qualities but I admire those who have made it.
- Thu May 16, 2019 4:11 pm
- Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
- Topic: Triple Threats
- Replies: 6
- Views: 365
Yes, I hear you Carl (had missed your response). I doubt you had tied them that way if they didn't work for you. May my grayling be more 'educated' than your prey? I doubt that too. If I try my ribbed ones more than I have done I might get a different outcome. But, like you, I prefer to use what wor...
- Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:13 pm
- Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
- Topic: Herl and Dun Pupa (Tutorial/Detailed Tying Instructions)
- Replies: 20
- Views: 5460
To bump the fly and repeat myself; extrarayordinary!