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by Theroe
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:14 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Saunders' Sheep Fly
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Re: Saunders' Sheep Fly

letumgo wrote:Outstanding! Tyed with your trademark perfection. I admire your skills Scott. You post such fishable patterns.

This pattern reminds me of a Stillwater pattern called a “Timberline”.
Yes - a deadly one by Randall Kaufman I think....
by Theroe
Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Quill Body Flies by Dana
Replies: 15
Views: 3724

Re: Quill Body Flies by Dana

one of these days, I WILL figure out how topost my pictures here, them I will post SBS on quill bodies... this is very frustrating. I might try the site Bill(tie2fish) recommended...
by Theroe
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Peacock herl head?
Replies: 8
Views: 2484

Re: Peacock herl head?

Yet another beauty, well done by Bill!
by Theroe
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Peacock herl head?
Replies: 8
Views: 2484

Re: Peacock herl head?

If Davey McPhail does it that way it it has to be good! I personally do two things different. Number one: each individual herl that I pull off the sword I hold between two fingers in my right hand and then pull the tip with two fingers on my left hand, breaking it off successfully until I get to the...
by Theroe
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Quill Body Flies by Dana
Replies: 15
Views: 3724

Re: Quill Body Flies by Dana

Good god Ray! You don’t miss a thing!...very accurate description. I do love quill bodies for their durability: IF you ca find the correct colors, a well tied quill body catches almost as good as condor, which is fragile. The culprit is always the fishes teeth. I’ve noticed all of the Leisenring / H...
by Theroe
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Peacock herl head?
Replies: 8
Views: 2484

Re: Peacock herl head?

Barry- it could be you have fragile herl...try a thicker piece from lower on the sword. Also remember: “your previous step dictates the fit and finish of the succeeding step”. There is a big difference in peacock swords, with regard to how fragile each one is....I have both ends of the spectrum as w...
by Theroe
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Quill Body Flies by Dana
Replies: 15
Views: 3724

Re: Quill Body Flies by Dana

Lovely looking ties, that hackle looks amazing. What is the biot body? Doesn’t look like goose or turkey? K The bodies are quills from the hackle stems....this particular pattern is “ Ivan’s Variant”, developed by one Ivan Willard from Pottsville, PA. Correct quill stems are not easy to find - the ...
by Theroe
Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Biot & Plover March Brown
Replies: 15
Views: 3628

Re: Biot & Plover March Brown

im bringing you a few Allcocks this weekend, Bill. To make up for the sarcasm !! And maybe a few other trade items.......
by Theroe
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Biot & Plover March Brown
Replies: 15
Views: 3628

Re: Biot & Plover March Brown

Oh - THAT fly is no good....... Bring all flies to THEROE this weekend for proper disposal !!!! :D
by Theroe
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Allgrouse Red
Replies: 12
Views: 3163

Re: Allgrouse Red

Thanks Bill
Very nice pattern and tie!