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by swellcat
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Pink Lady
Replies: 2
Views: 17

Re: Pink Lady

That's very inviting, and it looks to me like it would have crossover (to warm water) appeal.
by swellcat
Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Clark's Spinning Block vs The Dubber
Replies: 64
Views: 12758

Re: Clark's Spinning Block vs The Dubber

Amazing, anticipatory progression. I was going to suggest Osage Orange as the runner up (or co-winner) for Official Spinning-Block Wood of Texas. It's the only wood I know denser than mesquite: it is HEAVY and was used by American Indians for war clubs, in addition to bows, as referenced by the Fren...
by swellcat
Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Deer Fly
Replies: 15
Views: 321

Re: Deer Fly

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That ain't too ugly.
by swellcat
Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Spruce Spider
Replies: 20
Views: 464

Re: Spruce Spider

". . . steal a copy."
"Steal this book."

Rough out there, in quasi-capitalist land.
by swellcat
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Clark's Spinning Block vs The Dubber
Replies: 64
Views: 12758

Re: Clark's Spinning Block vs The Dubber

. . . love these blocks in walnut.
Yes, it looks nice . . . which makes me think mesquite would be good, too.
by swellcat
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: PInk Squirrels
Replies: 10
Views: 780

Re: Pank Squirrels

Pink Squirrels seem to catch Trout in any water. Pools, riffles, slow runs, weedy water. Fished deep, fished shallow, works everywhere. — William Schlafer, in a speculative discussion about why this pattern is effective, The Pink Squirrel Theory
by swellcat
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: May We
Replies: 12
Views: 308

Re: May We

Pizazz: it has it.
by swellcat
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Fox Squirrel patterns
Replies: 17
Views: 1063

Re: The Trip

The important part is to enjoy the trip.

Wisdom.
by swellcat
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Picric Acid Dyed Hare's Mask
Replies: 19
Views: 1121

Re: A Kiss Before Dyeing

This thread is to dye for.
by swellcat
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Picric Acid Dyed Hare's Mask
Replies: 19
Views: 1121

Re: Putting a(n) Hex on You

Good looking, and it reminds me of this guy:

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