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by Boris
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Woodcock & Red Squirrel
Replies: 9
Views: 1318

Re: Woodcock & Red Squirrel

Shaggy or not I like their aesthetics. Shape, colour and form. Look like great flies to me.

Not that I'm much of a fly tier.
by Boris
Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:56 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Bamboo rods for flymphs
Replies: 177
Views: 75300

Re: Bamboo rods for flymphs

Hmm . . . the picture he usually shows must be from the nineteen hundred and eighties . . . but who cares about looks? Anyone generous enough to spend a not-wee sum sending paradise duck, pukeko feathers, and merkin fur around the world must be a pretty decent fellow. Yes indeed Swellcat. He's a re...
by Boris
Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Bamboo rods for flymphs
Replies: 177
Views: 75300

Re: Bamboo rods for flymphs

You're welcome. Such a handsome trout ought to be shown.

Seriously, it was great to visit and fish a little together.
by Boris
Mon Apr 20, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Bamboo rods for flymphs
Replies: 177
Views: 75300

Re: Bamboo rods for flymphs

Was a beautifully presented rod, well made and finished. The trouble was the weather and river conditions- I carried the rod waterside for a couple of hours but did not catch a fish. Mind you neither did I on the Sage that day. The "bug" already had a hold on me long before this rod. :lol: It was a...
by Boris
Mon Apr 20, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Bamboo rods for flymphs
Replies: 177
Views: 75300

Re: Bamboo rods for flymphs

Other day I had the chance to hold/grass cast/carry a PHY Para 15 (wasn't it Boris?). I didn't actually fish it as river conditions were not conducive and I was being ugly with a team of nymphs so used a graphite as the cane rod was not mine and I did not want to goof a cast that lead to bead/hook ...
by Boris
Sun Apr 05, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Bamboo rods for flymphs
Replies: 177
Views: 75300

Re: Bamboo rods for flymphs

Tom, great to see you on this board. I recently had the opportunity to cast a few more PHY tapers. At the time I couldn't help be reminded of wet/flymph applications. I haven't made a Martha Maree yet but from my casting it was a very good example of what you've described. In fact one of the rods I ...
by Boris
Sun Dec 21, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Christmas Card Extras
Replies: 13
Views: 4364

Re: Christmas Card Extras

Yep, real cool flies.
by Boris
Sun Dec 21, 2014 1:42 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Starling and Hare
Replies: 11
Views: 3515

Re: Starling and Hare

Yes, look pretty good. Love the metallic shine in starling feathers.
by Boris
Sat Dec 20, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: A trio of Nests
Replies: 8
Views: 4079

Re: A trio of Nests

Great flies Carl. Very attractive too.
by Boris
Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:06 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Bamboo rods for flymphs
Replies: 177
Views: 75300

Re: Bamboo rods for flymphs

Probably not Hank....