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by DOUGSDEN
Wed Nov 23, 2022 11:11 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads
Replies: 14
Views: 327

Re: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads

Sorry about the mis-spelling above! Is there a spell check icon somewhere on this page? Obviously, I can use it!
D.
by DOUGSDEN
Wed Nov 23, 2022 11:09 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads
Replies: 14
Views: 327

Re: Ephemera and Semperfli silk threads

Geeze Bob! Nothing "ammetuerish" about this pattern or your tying skills! It's beautiful!
Please show us more!
Dougsden
by DOUGSDEN
Wed Nov 23, 2022 11:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: New Section Name
Replies: 12
Views: 325

Re: New Section Name

Is there a petition we need to sign? I will sign it right away! Great suggestion Carl! Keep up the good work Norm! We love every minute of it!
Doug
by DOUGSDEN
Wed Nov 23, 2022 11:00 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Fox Hole Special
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: Fox Hole Special

Norm,
This is too much for my delicate system to handle! I have got to try this one soon! Your tying is so awesome! Please make more!
Dougsden
by DOUGSDEN
Wed Nov 23, 2022 10:55 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hooks
Replies: 11
Views: 440

Re: Hooks

Roadkill,
I went to Wholesale Fly Co.'s web-site and looked around! Very interesting place! Good prices especially on hooks!
Dougsden
by DOUGSDEN
Fri Nov 18, 2022 11:02 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Banded Squirrel Bucktail
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: Banded Squirrel Bucktail

Norm, I pulled down my copy of Mike Dawes "Companion", turned to page 101 in the chapter of Lures and Streamers and there it was! I have to admit friend I like your tying much better! It is a great looking pattern for sure and it seems to have just the right combination of somber and brigh...
by DOUGSDEN
Wed Nov 16, 2022 6:55 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Nation's Fancy
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: Nation's Fancy

Norm,
I am in total agreement with Ron on this one too about the two colored bodies! The two colors come together as if you had painted them on the hook shank instead of dubbing them! Amazing!
D.
by DOUGSDEN
Wed Nov 16, 2022 6:51 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Prince Charlie
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: Prince Charlie

Norm,
There is something drawing me into the sheer beauty of this pattern! An absolute winged beauty! The contrast in colors is amazing! Wonderfully done friend!
Doug
by DOUGSDEN
Wed Nov 16, 2022 6:46 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: L’Étincelle Bleu
Replies: 4
Views: 216

Re: L’Étincelle Bleu

Drop dead gorgeous Norm!
Your streamer work is to die for!
by DOUGSDEN
Wed Nov 16, 2022 6:39 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Shushan Postmaster
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: Shushan Postmaster

Norm, Ditto what Hank said! Your pattern is excellent as always! I am referring back to Mike Valla's epic "The Founding Flies" (Stackpole Books) where he tells of the wonderful friendship between Lew Oatman and Al Prindle! The Shushan Postman is featured there and it is a most attractive s...