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by tie2fish
Mon May 27, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Tying a Black & Purple
Replies: 25
Views: 596

Re: Tying a Black & Purple

Hi tie2fish, I'm going to a fly shop tonight to get some purple Ice dub and floss to tie that pattern. You did yourself proud with that fly, hopefully I will be able to replicate a similar fly just not as well tied. Would you mind sending me your recipe, please? Thanks, Tim ~ I have edited the post...
by tie2fish
Mon May 27, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Tying a Black & Purple
Replies: 25
Views: 596

Re: Tying a Black & Purple

Here's the Madison Cabbage variant pattern (flymph style) that was responsible for the largest brown I took out of the Madison River during our Yellowstone rendezvous few years back ... Hook: Vintage Mustad 94842, Size #10 Thread: Pearsall's Gossamer #13, crimson Hackle: Collins Hen Cape, black Tail...
by tie2fish
Wed May 15, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?
Replies: 21
Views: 676

Re: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?

I generally use hen grizzly mixed with another color to produce a variegated effect.
by tie2fish
Sat May 11, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Remembering Mark L.
Replies: 9
Views: 634

Re: Remembering Mark L.

What a lovely way to remember Mark. Thank you, REE, for for the sublime tying and excellent photos.
by tie2fish
Thu May 09, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Gartside's Sparrow
Replies: 22
Views: 575

Re: Gartside's Sparrow

Lovely fly and great photo!
by tie2fish
Wed May 08, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: BWO Soft Hackle
Replies: 4
Views: 449

Re: BWO Soft Hackle

The photo is there, REE, but it's the thumbnail. You need to left click on it in imgbox to get to the "full size" version and then click on "Save image address" for that.
by tie2fish
Mon May 06, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Wet flies of Dana Reed (Theroe)
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Re: Wet flies of Dana Reed (Theroe)

Learned at the knee of The Master and dressed using the ultimate in materials by a superb tier in his own right. And the photos ain't shabby either. Thanks, gentlemen.
by tie2fish
Sat May 04, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?
Replies: 21
Views: 676

Re: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?

Light blue dun
Medium dun
Grizzly
Coachman brown
Honey dun
Medium ginger
by tie2fish
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Dating Mills Flies
Replies: 27
Views: 995

Re: Dating Mills Flies

I believe it is/was possible to produce a japanned metal surface with a purple sheen to it. Perhaps someone was just experimenting?
by tie2fish
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Orange Caddis
Replies: 15
Views: 548

Re: Orange Caddis

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