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by daringduffer
Mon May 20, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?
Replies: 16
Views: 502

Re: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?

Thanks Tim. Will do.

dd
by daringduffer
Fri May 17, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?
Replies: 16
Views: 502

Re: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?

tjd wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 5:27 am
They are a med/dark dun with an almost golden to fiery edge to the hackles.
I would love to see a cape like that. Weidner - who was he?

dd
by daringduffer
Fri May 17, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Fly Tying Tools
Replies: 13
Views: 397

Re: Fly Tying Tools

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.

dd
by daringduffer
Thu May 16, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Triple Threats
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: Triple Threats

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...
by daringduffer
Thu May 09, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Gartside's Sparrow
Replies: 22
Views: 421

Re: Gartside's Sparrow

Worth the wait.

dd
by daringduffer
Tue May 07, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Wet flies of Dana Reed (Theroe)
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: Wet flies of Dana Reed (Theroe)

Theroe wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 2:54 pm
....there is just something special about old, handmade iron, with a deep bronze finish....
:!: :!: :!:

dd
by daringduffer
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: 5246

Re: Herl and Dun Pupa (Tutorial/Detailed Tying Instructions)

To bump the fly and repeat myself; extrarayordinary!

dd
by daringduffer
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Little Winter Brown
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: Little Winter Brown

Masterful dubbing and very nice flee.

dd
by daringduffer
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Ke-He Squirrel Flymph
Replies: 40
Views: 3130

Re: Ke-He Squirrel Flymph

This is a topic worth revisiting. Most beautiful fly.

dd
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: 188

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