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by joaniebo
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Greentail
Replies: 8
Views: 507

Re: Greentail

Here’s the dressing from Pritt’s book 33. GREENTAIL (Grannom Fly). HOOK – No. 1 WINGS – Hackled with a feather from the inside of a Woodcock's wing, or from a Partridge's neck, or from under a Hen Pheasant's wing. BODY – Lead coloured silk, twisted with a little fur from a Hare's face. TAIL – Green ...
by joaniebo
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Green Caddis Soft Hackle
Replies: 26
Views: 1487

Re: Green Caddis Soft Hackle

I tie several peacock bodied soft hackle variations using using a wire wrapped peacock body; partridge, hen, starling, etc.hackles for some very effective fishing. Using a lime green thread for the head and butt, creates a nice egg laying caddis variation.
by joaniebo
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Dyed Partridge capes
Replies: 1
Views: 198

Re: Dyed Partridge capes

I have one just like the bottom pic and another slightly lighter...both from Dave Roberts. I think I might have posted a pic of it awhile back. Makes very nice soft hackled dressings.
by joaniebo
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Grateful Red Nymphs
Replies: 15
Views: 989

Re: Grateful Red Nymphs

Daiichi 1710....I use 14, 16 and 18
by joaniebo
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Grateful Red Nymphs
Replies: 15
Views: 989

Grateful Red Nymphs

Awhile back, a friend sent me some UV dyed peacock herl. Due to my rapidly advancing age and memory getting worse, I forgot all about the friend's generosity until recently , for which I am very grateful (for the UV herl, not the memory loss!). So, I decided to tie up a few BH nymphs using the dyed ...
by joaniebo
Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Hare´s lug & Plover
Replies: 17
Views: 848

Re: Hare´s lug & Plover

Alan

Hope you don't mind. I downloaded and cropped your pics. Have no idea why one pic ended up smaller than the other two.

Bob
by joaniebo
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Egan's Red Dart
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Egan's Red Dart

Saw the YouTube video and tried to do a few. Can't wait for warmer weather.
by joaniebo
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Pheasant Tails
Replies: 13
Views: 981

Re: Pheasant Tails

For several years, I did buy pheasant tails in various places, including (once) at a flower shop where the PTs were being used in floral arrangements. But, I've been lucky, in that I've been able to get several VERY NICE PTs recently due to hunting some wild Iowa pheasants......I didn't get to down ...
by joaniebo
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Waterhen Moorhen Hackles
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Waterhen Moorhen Hackles

This old guy forgot who I promised to send some Waterhen / Moorhen hackles. Please drop me a PM, ok? Thanks.

Bob
by joaniebo
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Smoky Mountain Blackbird Fly
Replies: 13
Views: 924

Smoky Mountain Blackbird Fly

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