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by bearbutt
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Phil Anderson's magic
Replies: 34
Views: 4627

Phil Anderson's magic

(nb mods, I didn't see or know about the cabin thread so please move this post there under Johns Badger Opener post if you feel appropriate)--I still don't know my way around this place. ********************************************** Yesterday this FIB wandered north to Madison Wisconsin for the Bad...
by bearbutt
Wed Jan 23, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Scotch tied hackle SBS
Replies: 21
Views: 2821

Re: Scotch tied hackle SBS

Thanks, Dana!--All this time I've been trying to get the hackle to fold over and behave--but couldn't get the hackle folded back far enough--. Now I realize you're discarding the rachis, which makes things a lot more clear. I agree, the foundation is critical (it is also critical to making a good Ha...
by bearbutt
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Stripped Peacock Quill Bodies
Replies: 44
Views: 7150

Re: Stripped Peacock Quill Bodies


How do you get your Darbee Dun collars to sit back so neatly?


I haven't been able to replicate this result by folding back the hackle--so what's your secret?!

by bearbutt
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Pearsalls Color Chart
Replies: 56
Views: 15931

Re: Pearsalls Color Chart

The packaging changed too, first small cardboard boxes of several different types, then plastic covered boxes. Plastic tubes were used for a while also in the 1990's. This is a terrific thread--and it's about time I started sharing some stuff with everyone here. John's right, the packaging changed-...