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by dj1212
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Pete Hidy Appreciation
Replies: 15
Views: 1299

Re: Pete Hidy Appreciation

Thanks for showing the Stonefly pattern. I want to tie some. lol I was thinking of that pattern or something similar for Perla stoneflies in the Eastern U.S. I Don't know for sure if they're still called Perla. They change names now and then. Beautifully done.
by dj1212
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Pete Hidy Appreciation
Replies: 15
Views: 1299

Re: Pete Hidy Appreciation

Beautiful! Wondering what is the fly at the bottom right?
by dj1212
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Sharpes of Aberdeen Cane Rod Blanks
Replies: 23
Views: 2379

Re: Sharpes of Aberdeen Cane Rod Blanks

I agree with you totally there's nothing that has the feel of a good bamboo rod. I wanted a bamboo rod not long after I first got into fly fishing and that was it. All I've ever wanted to fish with. I worked for H.L. Leonard Rod in the mid 70's. Some of my time there I mounted Duracanes. Those blank...
by dj1212
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Grateful Red Nymphs
Replies: 15
Views: 1792

Re: Grateful Red Nymphs

So Dead Heads are into soft hackles now. Cool! Love it. ;)
by dj1212
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: "Emergers" in 1895?
Replies: 11
Views: 1612

Re: "Emergers" in 1895?

Thanks for posting this. Love it! Interesting to me even way back then they realized how much the fish fed near and just below the surface instead of eating floating flies on the surface.
by dj1212
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hendrickson soft hackle
Replies: 30
Views: 3442

Re: Hendrickson soft hackle

Liking this thread. :) I think that Clyde style Greenwells is a beauty!
by dj1212
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: May We
Replies: 12
Views: 1350

Re: May We

Very nice. I've been thinking about other patterns to tie with different color threads like the Little Dark Watchet calls for.
by dj1212
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Merganser and Jasper
Replies: 10
Views: 1057

Re: Merganser and Jasper

Nice. The body is the jasper? It almost looks like some kind of quill.
by dj1212
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Flymph from Famous Flies and Their Originators
Replies: 31
Views: 7558

Re: Flymph from Famous Flies and Their Originators

Thanks for sharing these flies. Beautiful. If I may ask where do you all find the colors of wool and mohair you use for your dubbing?
by dj1212
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Starling quill
Replies: 18
Views: 2551

Re: Starling quill

Every time I look through posts on this forum I am amazed and informed. The flies, the literature, the history, the discussions are the best! Thanks from me to all that contribute. I really do enjoy it.