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by Hankinsfly
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Lazy Spider
Replies: 7
Views: 1053

The Lazy Spider

Here’s a one-hit wonder. I tied it, fished it with great success one trip, and have hardly a bite with it since that unforgettable May day. I always fish two, one dropped off the bend of the hook of the lead fly. This Lazy Spider caught nearly all of the fish, and I changed the trailing fly just out...
by Hankinsfly
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: English Rabbit Skin
Replies: 14
Views: 2294

Re: English Rabbit Skin

Double like.
by Hankinsfly
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Grouse, Quail, and Wabbit
Replies: 5
Views: 913

Re: Grouse, Quail, and Wabbit

Thanks, SenecaLaker! Your emerger post is killer.
by Hankinsfly
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Early season emerger
Replies: 5
Views: 991

Re: Early season emerger

Oooooh, that’s good lookin’. Great tie. Just add water.
by Hankinsfly
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Grouse, Quail, and Wabbit
Replies: 5
Views: 913

Re: Grouse, Quail, and Wabbit

Thanks, Ray (letumgo) and Bill (tie2fish). I love tying these things. Soft hackles and flymphs are just somehow more gratifying to tie than any other style of fly. Not sure how that works.
by Hankinsfly
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Grouse, Quail, and Wabbit
Replies: 5
Views: 913

Grouse, Quail, and Wabbit

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Just tying for fun. Tail is from a scrap grouse feather, body is rabbit cheek dubbed split-thread style, hackle is quail.
by Hankinsfly
Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Gambel's Quail and Mole on Primrose
Replies: 5
Views: 885

Re: Gambel's Quail and Mole on Primrose

Beautiful and sparse!
by Hankinsfly
Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Quail skins
Replies: 4
Views: 855

Re: Quail skins

Thanks, PhilA.
by Hankinsfly
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Quail skins
Replies: 4
Views: 855

Re: Quail skins

Sorry for the upside down photos. :|
by Hankinsfly
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Quail skins
Replies: 4
Views: 855

Quail skins

I bought a couple of quail skins off eBay. Can anyone identify the kind of quail? They don’t look like bobwhites. Anyway, only tied a couple of flies, but my first impressions are positive. Well, the coloring is much lighter than I expected. But, the stems appear to be pretty durable. The barn count...