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by DOUGSDEN
Fri May 07, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Imitative Leech Pattern
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Imitative Leech Pattern

Ray, This tutorial is fantastic! What a great leach pattern! It has Smallmouth written all over it and low and behold, there is a dandy that you have caught! How thick and fine this fish is! How lively and real looking your patterns are especially this one! Great job Ray! Oh, to be in your den when ...
by DOUGSDEN
Mon May 03, 2021 9:15 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Ugly Muskrat
Replies: 11
Views: 440

Re: Ugly Muskrat

Wayne,
Excellent looking pattern for sure! Let's rename it "Beautiful Muskrat"! Indeed, that's what it is! You have, as you always do, dazzled us with your technical tying which I have come to love seeing! Thirty fishes.....you are blessed!
Great job friend!
Dougsden
by DOUGSDEN
Sun May 02, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: First time tying in years
Replies: 6
Views: 259

Re: First time tying in years

Your pattern looks awesome and certainly will hunt with the best of them! We want to encourage you to get out there and get them all wet and then continue your passion in tying and fishing! Show us your stuff in future posts! Can't wait to see them!
Dougsden
by DOUGSDEN
Mon Apr 26, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Greenwells Glory
Replies: 10
Views: 2248

Re: Greenwells Glory

Tom,
These are soooo cool looking! I wish I could tie like you.....and everyone else on this forum who is way more talented than me! Lol! I am very envious of your talents!
Good job my friend!
Dougsden
by DOUGSDEN
Sun Apr 25, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Starling Hackle
Replies: 8
Views: 449

Re: Starling Hackle

Billems, These guys are spot on in their offerings of advice to you! One thing that starling has that black hen (hen in general) does not is its softness of fiber! I like to think of it as collapsibility of fiber! Younger hen has this property but the fibers seem to get stiffer as the bird gets olde...
by DOUGSDEN
Sat Apr 24, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Primrose & Plover”
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: “Primrose & Plover”

Wow NW!
That's a very sharp looking pattern! So well built! You did a wonderful job in bringing this together!
Dougsden
by DOUGSDEN
Sat Apr 24, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: With Apologies to Canon Greenwell
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: With Apologies to Canon Greenwell

Beautiful Bob! I think the Canon would be very proud of your work! The real test is your next trip out to your favorite waters!
I love them! Great job!
Doug
by DOUGSDEN
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: New Kindle Book / Imitators Of The Fly: A History by Peter Hayes
Replies: 4
Views: 298

Re: New Kindle Book / Imitators Of The Fly: A History by Peter Hayes

Thanks Ray and Lou for filling us in on a very interesting book! Kindle is a wonderful thing. I'm going to have to get off the pot and engage this wonderful resource!
Doug
by DOUGSDEN
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: “Summer on the Test”
Replies: 6
Views: 611

Re: “Summer on the Test”

This book, in my opinion, is one of the best in fly fishing literature! Masterfully written!
Doug
by DOUGSDEN
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: P W Nymph
Replies: 7
Views: 631

Re: P W Nymph

Wow Norm! It takes our breath away! Supreme execution on your part!
Doug