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by John Dunn
Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: More from Dougsden
Replies: 26
Views: 11034

Re: More from Dougsden

Ah Doug you have been holding out on me :lol: I have no.2 and no.5, maybe I should put them in a glass case :P Doug also has a wonderful Tup"s pattern as well as others. Wonderful patterns and and pretty tying , as always Doug great job. Best Regards John Dunn
by John Dunn
Mon Feb 14, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Stewart Black Spider
Replies: 13
Views: 2694

Re: Stewart Black Spider

I was thinking the same thing Ree, I really like quill bodies, I think they have it all ,slim profile color contrast well you know .a fine job on the blog good looking flies. John Dunn
by John Dunn
Mon Jan 24, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Dyeing Experiments
Replies: 16
Views: 3889

Re: Dyeing Experiments

Real nice post thanks, for the olive are you using powder dye, I wonder what the toy stuffing is? Best JAD
by John Dunn
Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:56 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: From Conjecture
Replies: 24
Views: 6626

Re: From Conjecture

Mark I think Mr Stewart only fishes one fly, It's a Tenkara style fly and rod. I think he fishes a couple nymphs and that's it. I myself only tie with size then color in mind, I had a young boy ask me what to use and I handed him my box , he was very surprised to find written on the box--Wets==== Gr...
by John Dunn
Sun Dec 19, 2010 10:30 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: I have this gray cat....
Replies: 26
Views: 9659

Re: I have this gray cat....

I can see it now ,you will have to buy all your animals coats.

John
by John Dunn
Sun Dec 19, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: I have this gray cat....
Replies: 26
Views: 9659

Re: I have this gray cat....

Doug I have a friend that saves me his gray cat hair ,It really does dub nice.

John
by John Dunn
Sat Dec 18, 2010 10:53 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Tip vs stem practise.
Replies: 7
Views: 1832

Re: Tip vs stem practise.

If I am tying a size 14 or 12 hook, if I tie from tip I use the largest half of the hackle and discard the end to get the proper size of hackle. Like I said I strip half of one side and then trim to length for hackle to fit fly, on small hooks we are talking a different method. My descriptive writin...
by John Dunn
Fri Dec 17, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Tip vs stem practise.
Replies: 7
Views: 1832

Re: Tip vs stem practise.

dd ---tied stem first and with one side stripped came out most acceptable. I like the same technique If I don"t strip half quill it seem to be too heavy, thanks for the post. Best John
by John Dunn
Fri Dec 17, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Mallard and Claret var
Replies: 10
Views: 2448

Re: Mallard and Claret var

Tell me how does one partakes in refreshment with that in your mouth, I think I would invent a Bodkin holder.
Poul Jorgensen's would have had a hard time of it also, would have got in the way of his saliva . :lol:

Nice fly Ruard
John
by John Dunn
Fri Dec 17, 2010 3:16 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Magpie & Cock
Replies: 9
Views: 1545

Re: Magpie & Cock

I like them ,well done .I would fish those in a heartbeat,

John