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by NightWatchman
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Collins hen cape and saddle “Badger”
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Collins hen cape and saddle “Badger”

Sorry. Asleep at the switch I guess.
by NightWatchman
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Olive horsehair flymph”
Replies: 1
Views: 92

“Olive horsehair flymph”

Hook. ....... Tiemco 200R. Sz 10
Thread. ....... Utc 70. Olive
Tail. ...... Cdl
Body. ....... Hend peacock wrapped with horsehair
Thorax. ....... Rabbit,seal,peacock ice dub
Hackle. ....... Collins badger saddle,olive dyed Hungarian
by NightWatchman
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Collins hen cape and saddle “Badger”
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Collins hen cape and saddle “Badger”

Received this badger cape and saddle a few days ago.
by NightWatchman
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Eurasian Collared Dove (Dotterel Substitute)
Replies: 23
Views: 493

Re: Eurasian Collared Dove (Dotterel Substitute)

bearbutt thanks for the pics. A pic is indeed worth a thousand words.
by NightWatchman
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Bob White Skin
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: Bob White Skin

I am liking that Collins Badger hen. I feel a flymph coming on as the pain factor increases as the hook sizes grow smaller.
by NightWatchman
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Bob White Skin
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Bob White Skin

I got me self a Bob White skin today in the mail along with a Collins Badger hen. Both quite nice and I was wondering if anyone had a favorite Bob White Pattern? I miss the days when I was a kid and being able to watch a covey of these guys scramble by in the suburban woods.
by NightWatchman
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Permanent Marker Pens - Does anyone use them on hackle?
Replies: 12
Views: 243

Re: Permanent Marker Pens - Does anyone use them on hackle?

Chugbug I agree that McGee’s book has a lot of good STUFF in it.
by NightWatchman
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Horsehair Overcoat
Replies: 55
Views: 11867

Re: Horsehair Overcoat

Thank you letumgo. I was just going to send you a msg for bumping this up.
by NightWatchman
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Mustang Sally”
Replies: 13
Views: 268

Re: “Mustang Sally”

Thanks for the compliments Gents and the well wishes. Tomorrow morning I go for a Cat scan to determine the extent of the injury. Thanks Chugbug for the suggestion but I wouldn’t be attempting that for sometime. I like the easy stuff ! I’m surprised more people don’t use it more for a body quill. It...
by NightWatchman
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Permanent Marker Pens - Does anyone use them on hackle?
Replies: 12
Views: 243

Re: Permanent Marker Pens - Does anyone use them on hackle?

I have colored sparingly with markers in the past but only because I did n’t give them much thought. Now however when I come up against and unusual color I’ll think about my ability to obtain it via marker. The horse tail hair that was almost clear white similar to polar bear took the marker quite w...