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by narcodog
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Sunshine and the Dry Fly
Replies: 25
Views: 1278

Re: Sunshine and the Dry Fly

https://i.postimg.cc/3Rj0RfRS/P-20190228-070024.jpg nearest american express office In my own copy a previous owner has posted a clipping dealing with Dunne's hackles and Pearsalls tying threads.It is interesting as Dunne used Cellulite (machine made thread) coated with a special oil over hook Shan...
by narcodog
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Sunshine and the Dry Fly
Replies: 25
Views: 1278

Sunshine and the Dry Fly

Today O received a copy of Sunshine and the Dry Fly. As I was paging through the book I noticed a passage on not waxing silk as it diminishes the translucency of the silk. Also there was a section fly patterns that contain a list of materials that I'm not familiar with and there seems to be no list ...
by narcodog
Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Tups Indispensable
Replies: 36
Views: 4581

Re: Tups Indispensable

Thanks for bringing this back Bill. I have some Ram's wool but it's more white than yellow as shown. Saying that when shared from the ram, what I have seen is urine stained and just down right nasty. Once washed it does not not have the yellow tint as is shown. Just sayin.
by narcodog
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Partridge and Blue. Mole colour effect
Replies: 32
Views: 1605

Re: Partridge and Blue. Mole colour effect

blue is also one of my favorite colors. Whenever I find something dyed blue I buy it, even synthetic. :D
by narcodog
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Upstream Wet Fly
Replies: 66
Views: 5284

Re: Upstream Wet Fly

There is so much going on in this thread and almost all of it is awesome. I have a couple points of contention however. First, the obnoxious clacking of a Hardy reel is just noise pollution for everyone else on the stream, like loud motorcycles in a neighborhood, or cigarettes in a restaurant. And ...
by narcodog
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hendrickson soft hackle
Replies: 30
Views: 1908

Re: Hendrickson soft hackle

I think I would use 6B silk and gray partridge.
by narcodog
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Dark Sinixt
Replies: 20
Views: 1131

Re: Dark Sinixt

I never knew about eating tar but my grandfather used a bar of tar shampoo to wash his hair.
by narcodog
Wed Dec 26, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Not material...
Replies: 10
Views: 676

Re: Not material...

Yup, I have a blue one. They auction them off at the Sow Bug every year.
by narcodog
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Molasses Cake
Replies: 24
Views: 1303

Re: Molasses Cake

Oh man.. scrapple.... where I grew up in NC it was called liver mush... My dad was from Eastern PA so I knew what scrapple was but I loved it then and love it now... If I could only get the real deal out here in OR... you can buy a frozen brick of the stuff at the grocer, but its just not the same ...
by narcodog
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Molasses Cake
Replies: 24
Views: 1303

Re: Molasses Cake

redietz wrote:
Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:42 pm
Yeah, I know Taylor pork roll has a limited distribution. It's even hard to find here in Maryland. I thought IHOP might have had a standardized menu throughout the country, though.
Boars Head distributes Taylor Pork Roll. I bought some in Montana.