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by fly_fischa
Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:54 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Do trout eat carrots?
Replies: 11
Views: 1125

Re: Do trout eat carrots?

Thanks for the recipe Donald. I don't have the materials to tie it so I'm glad Ray has beaten me to it :D Here's Ray's rendition of the pattern description shared by Donald; http://flyfischa.smugmug.com/Flyfishing/Soft-Hackles/i-pG5MBsX/0/L/gem-skues-carrot-L.jpg photographed & tied by Ray (letumgo)...
by fly_fischa
Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Fluro A#$*d BWO
Replies: 26
Views: 2614

Fluro A#$*d BWO

One more soft hackle before it's back to tying comp flies for a while :? http://flyfischa.smugmug.com/Flyfishing/Soft-Hackles/i-mtSqpXL/0/L/green-ass-softie-2-L.jpg http://flyfischa.smugmug.com/Flyfishing/Soft-Hackles/i-2LXvSZL/0/L/green-ass-softie-1-L.jpg http://flyfischa.smugmug.com/Flyfishing/Sof...
by fly_fischa
Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Do trout eat carrots?
Replies: 11
Views: 1125

Re: Do trout eat carrots?

Cheers everyone, I had a lot of fun with this one. I'll let the trout or grayling be the judge of it's edibility on my next outing. ;) There are few things I'd change after looking at the photo's. For one I would taper the body a bit in the next fly and iron out some of the lumps in the body :oops: ...
by fly_fischa
Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Meat & Spuds kinda softie...
Replies: 25
Views: 3860

Re: Meat & Spuds kinda softie...

Thanks guys, glad you like my offering of meat & spuds. :)

Ray - That's high praise indeed coming from the man I consider the Yoda of soft hackles, and that's not because you've got big ears buddy. :lol:
Thanks mate, that really means a lot to me...
by fly_fischa
Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:03 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Do trout eat carrots?
Replies: 11
Views: 1125

Do trout eat carrots?

I hope they do ;) Different variation to a traditional pattern. http://flyfischa.smugmug.com/Flyfishing/Soft-Hackles/i-mjB8cXF/0/L/carrot-3-L.jpg http://flyfischa.smugmug.com/Flyfishing/Soft-Hackles/i-fbPzBB8/0/L/carrot-2-L.jpg Hook- 10# Tiemco 100BL Thread- Uni trico 17/0 Hackle- Partridge Abdomen ...
by fly_fischa
Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Meat & Spuds kinda softie...
Replies: 25
Views: 3860

Meat & Spuds kinda softie...

Taking another break from competition ties today, cranked out a few softies, here's one... I'm living in London atm, travelling light so my photography setup is not that great. The results are reasonable but some of the details get lost. The colour of the ribbing on this fly looks really cool, it co...
by fly_fischa
Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:56 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Peppermint Twist
Replies: 21
Views: 2227

Re: Peppermint Twist

Another exquisite tie my friend. I'm with tie2fish on the publishing front, it's only a matter of time. You should seriously consider a tying book, you've got oodles of talent mate, it would take pride and place in my tying library next to all the other greats past and present. :D
by fly_fischa
Mon Dec 12, 2011 7:12 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Size 18 Claret Softie
Replies: 20
Views: 2565

Re: Size 18 Claret Softie

Thanks for all your kind comments... Roadkill - Unfortunately things are getting a little breezy and cold in central London right now. There isn't anywhere close that I can give the little fella swim, something I plan to remedy in the near future ;) Hey Carl, good to hear from you my friend, I haven...
by fly_fischa
Sun Dec 11, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Size 18 Claret Softie
Replies: 20
Views: 2565

Re: Size 18 Claret Softie

Thanks guys, appreciate your comments :) Ray- Good to hear from you buddy, you've been posting some beautiful ties recently. I get the feeling I've seen a few of them before ;) I'll try to come through on the many more soft hackles in the future. The vise you ask about was a gift I received before I...
by fly_fischa
Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Size 18 Claret Softie
Replies: 20
Views: 2565

Size 18 Claret Softie

This is my first post since my intro, which was quite a while ago. Thanks to everyones advice and feedback on my first batches of flies, I think my soft hackles have improved ;) I tied this little guy to take a break from tying for a comp I'm entering. It was a refreshing excercise to get away from ...