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by gingerdun
Fri May 31, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Remembering Mark L.
Replies: 9
Views: 741

Re: Remembering Mark L.

Thanks for reminding us of Mark, Ron.
by gingerdun
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Presentation Methods
Replies: 12
Views: 805

Re: Presentation Methods

Hi Carl, As you probably remember, in The Sports Illustrated Book of Wet-Fly Fishing (1961), Pete Hidy wrote a chapter on stream strategy, pages 29-53. You might want to take a look again. He gives a number of presentation ideas that are surely a mixture of things he learned from Leisenring, and fro...
by gingerdun
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Tups Indispensable
Replies: 36
Views: 4641

Re: Tups Indispensable

Here is Leisenring's version of the Tups Nymph. This is from the set of twelve favorite flies that Leisenring gave to Charley Rethoret, owner of Hotel Rapids on the Brodheads in Analomink, PA. The set of flies eventually was purchased by Bernie Pociask, now deceased, who let me photograph them. I do...
by gingerdun
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: "Emergers" in 1895?
Replies: 11
Views: 690

Re: "Emergers" in 1895?

Good stuff, John.
by gingerdun
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Phil Anderson's magic
Replies: 34
Views: 1838

Re: Phil Anderson's magic

Wonderful thread, wonderful images!
Thank you.
by gingerdun
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Flymph from Famous Flies and Their Originators
Replies: 28
Views: 2654

Re: Flymph from Famous Flies and Their Originators

Hi Carl, I've enjoyed following these patterns as you posted them on Instagram, and am happy to see them presented here so beautifully. Dad spent a lot of time teaching others how to tie these, and would be happy to know that you are carrying on, all these decades later. Your photography is also sup...
by gingerdun
Thu May 24, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Salar's Nemesis Redux
Replies: 13
Views: 8490

Re: Salar's Nemesis Redux

So interesting — #3 or #12, both impressive flies. Thanks to Doug for sharing the book, and to Bill S and Bill L for the photographs of their little beauties.
by gingerdun
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Faux Grouse and Peacock Herl
Replies: 6
Views: 1299

Re: Faux Grouse and Peacock Herl

That's the classic fly, Bill. Perfection.
by gingerdun
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: John Storey Wet Fly
Replies: 4
Views: 1040

Re: John Storey Wet Fly

That looks like a fly that Leisenring would have liked.
by gingerdun
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Yellow Sally
Replies: 7
Views: 1620

Re: Yellow Sally

Bill, this is great. And the photograph is even better than your usual.