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by daringduffer
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: March Brown from Bradley's list of 1890.
Replies: 4
Views: 75

Re: March Brown from Bradley's list of 1890.

Your dubbing technique is veery good, I am envious. I am very happy to see that even excellent tiers can run out of room at the hook eye, thank you very much for that. Gives me a boost :shock: :D ;) .

dd
by daringduffer
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Orange Caddis
Replies: 15
Views: 223

Re: Orange Caddis

ForumGhillie wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:44 am
I have read the egg laying happens after dark, but I never stayed way after dark with moose and grizzly roaming around the area.
I wouldn't call you a coward, more of a sensible person. Perhaps you had caught your share and weren't that desperate.

dd
by daringduffer
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Orange Caddis
Replies: 15
Views: 223

Re: Orange Caddis

ForumGhillie wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:29 pm
daringduffer wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:07 am
So old, and still learning, that's impressive too.

dd
Are you calling me old??? :lol: :lol: :lol:
Oh yes, I am. Am I right, oh yes, I am. ;)

dd
by daringduffer
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Glossosoma (Little Short-Horned Sedge)
Replies: 5
Views: 116

Re: Glossosoma (Little Short-Horned Sedge)

I have read about your Agapetus montanus (a Glossosoma) and when looking for it I found 'my' Philipotamus montanus among a few others on this link to very good photos http://www.flickriver.com/photos/130093583@N04/sets/72157653373819425/ Just wanted to share those photos, even if they aren't directl...
by daringduffer
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Early Brown.
Replies: 8
Views: 139

Re: The Early Brown.

From Roger Foggs A Handbook of North Country Flies Michael Theastons Early Brown. Hook. Daiichi 1480 size 14 Silk. Orange. Head. Peacock Herl. Body. Orange silk lightly dubbed red/brown.. Hackle. Woodcock under covert feather. P_20190414_113506.jpg This one is more than beautiful, all over. I would...
by daringduffer
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Orange Caddis
Replies: 15
Views: 223

Re: Orange Caddis

So old, and still learning, that's impressive too.

dd
by daringduffer
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Ted Neimeyer Stripped Quills
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: Ted Neimeyer Stripped Quills

I'm really impressed. Thank you very much.

dd
by daringduffer
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Wood Cock Dressings
Replies: 7
Views: 135

Re: Wood Cock Dressings

I bet they are Daiichi 1480, same as Kamasan B410/B525.

dd
by daringduffer
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Pearsall's Gossamer Silk Colors – Wet and Dry
Replies: 21
Views: 427

Re: Pearsall's Gossamer Silk Colors – Wet and Dry

Next step should be to keep both hook/thread and camera subsurface. That might give a different outcome. dd dd, Have you met the Forum Ghillie? He is a mischievous fellow also, and you would get along quite well together. Your pal, Phil P.S. Your spool of No.4 (Light Yellow) was mailed homeward ear...
by daringduffer
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Snipe: Sherry Abad Photo
Replies: 10
Views: 177

Re: Snipe: Sherry Abad Photo

That would be an easier target than they normally are, as far as I know. They are supposed to be a lot easier to miss than to hit. Somebody mentioned recently that the word sniper comes from successful snipe hunters. Purple Snipe and Yellow Snipe is all I have tied. I haven't used any substitutes so...