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by Premerger
Sun Oct 27, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Tawny Spider
Replies: 9
Views: 1805

Re: Tawny Spider

Thanks for the explanation Hans,

DOUGSDEN wrote:Hans,
I didn't know that this kind of beauty was possible but, you did it and that does not surprise me! What a talent you have!
Doug
I agree with you Doug. The photo of this pattern says so much about skillful thread control.
by Premerger
Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:13 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Tawny Spider
Replies: 9
Views: 1805

Re: Tawny Spider

Hello Hans, Can you explain how you've tied this pattern? - Is there one or two layers of krystal flash? - Why are there bumps when I try to tie that material but no bumps in yours? - Where is the tail tied in? - How many wraps of hackle? - Where have the tie-ins disappeared to?? Thanking you in adv...
by Premerger
Tue Sep 24, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Frosty Mink
Replies: 9
Views: 2149

Re: Frosty Mink

Am still wondering how you achieved the dubbing, ribbing and that hair hackle. Tim, My recipes list the materials in the order I tie them in. 'Hackle' tied in facing over the eye. Body: Four stands of KF are tied in. Tying thread split, and mink inserted. Next KF and tying thread/mink twisted toget...
by Premerger
Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Frosty Mink
Replies: 9
Views: 2149

Re: Frosty Mink

What an amazing fly.
Am still wondering how you achieved the dubbing, ribbing and that hair hackle.
by Premerger
Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:12 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: March Brown Spider (classic)
Replies: 9
Views: 2263

Re: March Brown Spider (classic)

Thank you Hans!
Beautifully tied, always an inspiration.
by Premerger
Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:28 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Sir Francis
Replies: 12
Views: 2674

Re: Sir Francis

DUBBN wrote:
Hans Weilenmann wrote:
Image

Your macro skills are sick! (extreme compliment)
Just Han's macro skills? :lol:
I hope that's not lost in translation because it is such a pleasure and inspiration to see so many beautifully tied flies here,
by Premerger
Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:46 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Fishing Knots - What do you use and why?
Replies: 22
Views: 8813

Re: Fishing Knots - What do you use and why?

Thank you for the kind welcome. Yes, digging about through the site looking at old posts. Will try the Davy knot after the recommendations, always keen to avoid break offs! Now I'm trying to see which nylon members use ...
by Premerger
Tue Jul 16, 2013 5:41 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Fishing Knots - What do you use and why?
Replies: 22
Views: 8813

Re: Fishing Knots - What do you use and why?

4 turn Duncan Loop for attaching flies and a 4 turn Surgeons Knot for the final tippet join. For a mid-section leader knot where the nylon is markedly thicker, an old fashioned 3 turn blood knot. To attach this, my first post, I'll stick with the Duncan Loop!