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by gingerdun
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: "Emergers" in 1895?
Replies: 5
Views: 117

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: 721

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: 1290

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: 4995

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: 921

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: 814

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: 1347

Re: Yellow Sally

Bill, this is great. And the photograph is even better than your usual.
by gingerdun
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Adams Flymph Evolution
Replies: 42
Views: 5337

Re: Adams Flymph Evolution

Karsten, Your point about preferring to keep the fly close to the surface is interesting, and has come up in the past. Bill, when you tie, are you thinking about how to keep the fly from sinking too fast? There have been past comments about the effect of our modern tendency to use detergent to strip...
by gingerdun
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Adams Flymph Evolution
Replies: 42
Views: 5337

Re: Adams Flymph Evolution

Interesting comparison, both beautiful. But, yes, the second one is right in the Pete Hidy strike zone with its double-taper cigar shape, and heavy hackle. The hackle looks softer than the 2012 model. Thanks, Bill.
by gingerdun
Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Hidy's Sports Illustrated Patterns
Replies: 20
Views: 2992

Re: Hidy's Sports Illustrated Patterns

Wow—what a pleasure to see this faithful tribute. You've bridged more than fifty years here, blending your tying style with Pete Hidy's. I love it, Carl.