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by chase creek
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Stillwater soft hackle
Replies: 18
Views: 652

Re: Stillwater soft hackle

Love the body on this. going to tie some up to try out on the local still water tomorrow. Thanks! :D
by chase creek
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: re: William Anderson's website
Replies: 7
Views: 218

Re: re: William Anderson's website

Thanks, Ray, for the insight. A real loss, and a reminder of the kind of folks one finds lurking around many places these days. Wm's site held a lot of information for us all.
by chase creek
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Scruffy SH
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: Scruffy SH

My kind of fly; Doesn't imitate anything specific, yet looks like a lot of different things that are good to eat! Nice job! :D
by chase creek
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Scissor Recommedations
Replies: 12
Views: 293

Re: Scissor Recommedations

Good morning. I am also a BIG fan of Fiskars, although I use the "normally open" type. Very sharp and a very reasonable price, ans can be found at most any fabric store (Jo Anne's, etc.) One thing to watch for with any scissor is that the tips line up when closed. No gaps in any direction. Also, mos...
by chase creek
Fri May 10, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Gartside's Sparrow
Replies: 22
Views: 582

Re: Gartside's Sparrow

Nice lookin' fly, Ron. (and story of how you learned this pattern)
by chase creek
Tue May 07, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Hendrickson Soft Hackles
Replies: 5
Views: 380

Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Beautiful fly and fish. Thanks for posting.
by chase creek
Sat May 04, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Mark Libertone's Tool for Creating Spun Bodies
Replies: 2
Views: 214

Re: Mark Libertone's Tool for Creating Spun Bodies

I'd like to see the dimensions, too, Ray. Thanks for posting.
by chase creek
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Saber Hooks?
Replies: 35
Views: 874

Re: Saber Hooks?

Looks like them, Dave. When I first got them, thought they were a little light, but have tied on them, and they seem to be ok. Bright finish. I agree; they should ride in the film fine.
by chase creek
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Saber Hooks?
Replies: 35
Views: 874

Re: Saber Hooks?

Cark- I agree, lots of hooks available these days, and most are pretty good. Saw some "swimmy" hooks in the right sizes for $6.95/100. Not a bad price.
by chase creek
Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Saber Hooks?
Replies: 35
Views: 874

Saber Hooks?

Anyone have any experience (good or bad) with Saber hooks? Price seems good.