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by FlyFisherMann1955
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: hook question
Replies: 20
Views: 1512

Re: hook question

For those using up eye and ring eye hooks, what are your go-to Brands and Models?

Thanks- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Tue Apr 21, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole
Replies: 20
Views: 1360

Soft Hackle Patterns for Madison & Firehole

I'm still hoping to make our first trip to MT in September. It would be a 2-part trip with 7 nights in Missoula and then 4 nights in Gardiner. The Madison and Firehole are on the list of rivers to fish during the 2nd part. Is anyone, with experience fishing these waters, willing to share the soft ha...
by FlyFisherMann1955
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: How to Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 971

Re: How to Fish

Does any one have any first-hand experience catching "Mountain Trout"?

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Jim Leisenring's Iron Blue Nymph, tied by him
Replies: 17
Views: 998

Re: Jim Leisenring's Iron Blue Nymph, tied by him

I presume "Nolls" was a store that sold fly tying material and/or sporting goods. Does anyone know
the details and location?

Thanks- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill
Replies: 34
Views: 2800

Re: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill

Dead starling--yes, pick it up; dead mouse--no, let it go!

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Art of Trout Fishing in Rapid Streams
Replies: 21
Views: 2948

Re: The Art of Trout Fishing in Rapid Streams

Ray,

I know you recently passed up a roadkill skunk. Have you ever used
that cat as a source of dubbing material?

Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackles Flies for Brodhead Creek Trip
Replies: 11
Views: 1377

Re: Soft Hackles Flies for Brodhead Creek Trip

Bob,

I will certainly fish your E & L 8b March Brown. Where in PA were you born?

Thanks- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Dark dun hen cape
Replies: 20
Views: 3220

Re: Dark dun hen cape

John,

Call Charlie @ Collins Hackle Farm and talk with him about exactly what you're looking for color wise.

(607) 734-1765

I told him I wanted the "darkest medium dun" he had and this showed up..................
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Tight Lines- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Bug Gut Caddis
Replies: 17
Views: 1153

Re: Bug Gut Caddis

Is the body material you're using a Hareline product, as shown below:

http://hareline.com/item?line=Nymph+Ski ... ode=KNS373

Thanks- Ken
by FlyFisherMann1955
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Soft Hackles Flies for Brodhead Creek Trip
Replies: 11
Views: 1377

Re: Soft Hackles Flies for Brodhead Creek Trip

From Carl's instructions:

"Body is dark hare mixed with olive and red seal to get a dark brownish/red".

You can see the fly, as tied by "Old Hat", and a much better photo, by going to his web site. It's the fly at the top of the page.

Look here:

https://www.oldhatflytying.com/

Tight Lines- Ken