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by Johnno
Sun Sep 18, 2022 4:55 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Soft Hackles
Replies: 18
Views: 763

Re: Soft Hackles

I’ve started Euro fishing this past southern winter…. Did alright
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by Johnno
Thu Aug 25, 2022 7:48 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Water Spider (Peacock & Black)
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: Water Spider (Peacock & Black)

I like that. I’m going to tie up a few for around this side of the black stump. But I’ll go with Pukeko Hackle, see how that fishes……
by Johnno
Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:34 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Muskrat Dubbing the easy way
Replies: 7
Views: 703

Re: Muskrat Dubbing the easy way

DUBBN wrote: Thu Jul 21, 2022 2:49 pm

Beaver is different. All beaver should be shaven as close as possible. Its easier and funner to work with.


Yep…. Agreed 😀
by Johnno
Mon Jul 11, 2022 1:37 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Hidy's light Cahill
Replies: 5
Views: 424

Re: Hidy's light Cahill

Just go with your own style and your flies will have the elegance you want. Your elegance.
Theirs is theirs. Yours is yours.
by Johnno
Fri Jun 17, 2022 6:06 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Rose of New England…
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Rose of New England…

Going into a frame…..
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by Johnno
Mon Jun 13, 2022 1:27 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Now What?
Replies: 20
Views: 1572

Re: Now What?

I was recently thinking the same thing about the 800 odd books I have on flytying and flyfishing…. 3/4 of them are not worth anything except to me…
by Johnno
Thu May 26, 2022 4:00 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Swimming Nymph
Replies: 9
Views: 1615

Re: Swimming Nymph

Do you have any issues with the gape being reduced by the keel?
by Johnno
Sun May 08, 2022 1:30 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Gettin' there!
Replies: 11
Views: 1351

Re: Gettin' there!

Flies don’t need to be show quality.
I think particularly for nymphs flymphs and soft hackles….
Shabbier the better..
by Johnno
Sun Mar 13, 2022 12:14 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Greenwells A Review by Des Walters
Replies: 4
Views: 870

Re: Greenwells A Review by DEs Walters

I’d say at a guess it’s privately published Ray.
by Johnno
Tue Jan 25, 2022 1:20 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Discouraged
Replies: 29
Views: 4136

Re: Discouraged

The secret is the pinch where the quills are in between your thumb and forefinger on top of the hook. The thread goes around and down slightly in the pinch, then under the hook. When it’s all set, pull firmly up. That “should” get a nice wing with the quills flattened on top of each other creating t...