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by SenecaLaker
Sun Oct 02, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Making Water Vole Dubbing Substitute Using Pine Squirrel
Replies: 12
Views: 6691

Re: Making Water Vole Dubbing Substitute Using Pine Squirrel

Ray, very nice tutorial. I was out in the backyard and got scolded by a pair of pine squirrels. I will be sampling the fur very soon. I'll be digging out one of my traps very soon. I have a huge red oak in the side yard and a large white pine in the side yard. No shortage of squirrels in this area. ...
by SenecaLaker
Thu Sep 29, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Couple of flies from last week
Replies: 3
Views: 1874

Couple of flies from last week

I had a few minutes last week to get away from the "Football Thing" and test a some thoughts I had during the week. It seems that there are some possibilities to spice it up. I had a shoelace from one of the boys in my hand during practice and it wound up getting spun tight, Tried to think of some m...
by SenecaLaker
Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Whitlocks Red Fox Squirrel Hair Nymph....
Replies: 11
Views: 6559

Re: Whitlocks Red Fox Squirrel Hair Nymph....

Whoa Doug that is beautiful. That is such a nice tie. I can't imagine fish in our streams here turning that one down.
by SenecaLaker
Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Had a few minutes last night
Replies: 5
Views: 3470

Re: Had a few minutes last night

Thanks for the kind words guys. Yes Ray , I had a Sulphur imitation in mind, but again, with my limited materials , and the go with what you have approach , sometimes " you get what you get" It does seem to also be a good candidate for a PMD as well. I am still experimenting with "How much fur is to...
by SenecaLaker
Tue Aug 30, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Had a few minutes last night
Replies: 5
Views: 3470

Had a few minutes last night

Got off work late, didn't feel like doing any house chores and the wife and kids were gone for the evening. So.... i grabbed the vise and sat down and and leafed through my supply of things i've gathered up to tie with. This is what I came up with. 20160829_213506.jpg Hook is unknown size 14 I belie...
by SenecaLaker
Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:50 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Walt Dette's Isonychia Nymph
Replies: 10
Views: 5202

Re: Walt Dette's Isonychia Nymph

Doug, thanks for sharing your work on that bug. I found myself needing a larger screen while scrolling back and forth from the recipe to the photos. Again, wonderful rendition and thanks for the inspiration.
by SenecaLaker
Fri Jul 29, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: March Brown Nymph - Light Version
Replies: 7
Views: 4134

Re: March Brown Nymph - Light Version

Doug, that is a great pattern. There are a few metro detroit streams/drains that have some very large gills hiding in some of the overgrowth. Thanks for posting. It is amazing how adaptable some those fish are to grow like that in some of those conditions. I have a walleye trip scheduled with a few ...