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by newriverspey
Tue May 31, 2011 8:12 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Zoolander
Replies: 10
Views: 1822

Re: Zoolander

wow! very nice tie. where did you purchase the jelly cord and can you use it for small hooks in the #18 through #22 range. thanks for the post. otto
by newriverspey
Fri May 27, 2011 12:22 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: purple and partridge and bwo soft hackled emerger
Replies: 13
Views: 2944

Re: purple and partridge and bwo soft hackled emerger

william, i love both my 10 footers and they work very well on the south holston. fred paddock made both my rods but the 3 wt is my go to rod. the rio gold line works well on the rods. by the way, glad to meet someone else from virginia on this forum. small world after all. thanks for the comment. otto
by newriverspey
Fri May 27, 2011 6:33 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: purple and partridge and bwo soft hackled emerger
Replies: 13
Views: 2944

Re: purple and partridge and bwo soft hackled emerger

the body of the bwo is medium dunn colored ultra thread and the ribbing is yellow silk. willow, the 10ft 3wt is a blast to use and i love it for swinging soft hackled flies and for dry fly fishing. fred paddock out of new york made the rod for me on a new zealand made blank and i also have a 10ft 5 ...
by newriverspey
Thu May 26, 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: purple and partridge and bwo soft hackled emerger
Replies: 13
Views: 2944

Re: purple and partridge and bwo soft hackled emerger

thanks everyone for your kind remarks. i use a 10ft 3 wt to fish these patterns and save the spey rod for smallmouth bass. bwo: hook - #21 tiemco 102y thread - 8/0 ultra thread dunn colored rib - yellow pearshal's silk thorax - mole dubbing wing - starling (neck portion) i am still working on how be...
by newriverspey
Thu May 26, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: purple and partridge and bwo soft hackled emerger
Replies: 13
Views: 2944

purple and partridge and bwo soft hackled emerger

Gents,
I thought I would share these two patterns that I had success with on a local tailwater that I fish. Both are tied on a #21 tiemco 102Y. Any comments or suggestions are always welcomed. take care. Otto
by newriverspey
Fri Apr 29, 2011 7:29 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: vise
Replies: 17
Views: 5349

Re: vise

willow,
you are correct. best vise to date! the midge jaws are interesting and work quite well. thanks for your suggestions. otto
by newriverspey
Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: vise
Replies: 17
Views: 5349

Re: vise

just ordered the vise this weekend and i should have it within 15 days. thanks for your help and i will keep you posted.
by newriverspey
Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:05 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: vise
Replies: 17
Views: 5349

Re: vise

well, i tested a norvise out this weekend with the midge jaw attachment and found it to hold hooks well and tying with it takes some getting use to but overall a good vise. thanks for everyones input.
by newriverspey
Sat Apr 09, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: vise
Replies: 17
Views: 5349

Re: vise

thank you everyone for your input. has anyone used the norvise or care to comment on the norvise. thanks again for your responses.
by newriverspey
Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:03 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: vise
Replies: 17
Views: 5349

vise

i am looking for a vise that will hold small hooks in the #18 to #24 size and was curious as to what vise recommendations anyone could provide me. i know that this is a subjective question and was thinking of a regal or a hmh vise. thanks in advance for your responses. otto