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by fly_fischa
Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:25 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Fluro A#$*d BWO
Replies: 26
Views: 3315

Re: Fluro A#$*d BWO

Thanks William, Glad your inspired to stick some fluro butts on a few traditional north country spiders. You're probably right about going to hell, seeing I did it publicly first I'll be there before you ;) Pritt is no doubt turning in his grave at the thought or wishing he had accesss to a similar ...
by fly_fischa
Wed Dec 14, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Catskill inspired...
Replies: 16
Views: 2257

Catskill inspired...

Experimenting at the vise today I tied a few Catskill style quill body dries. I've never used peacock quill before, it makes a beautiful body. Anyhow I decided to tie a soft hackle version before calling it quits, thought I'd share the result... Hook- 12#Tiemco100BL Thread- White for underbody Wine ...
by fly_fischa
Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:29 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Claret & Prairie Chicken
Replies: 12
Views: 1671

Re: Claret & Prairie Chicken

What an awesome looking tie tie2fish. Beautiful proportions and lovely colour/material choices, you've done your fiends Prairie Chicken neck hackles proud...
I love the traditional looking patterns, makes me wish I had more of my materials with me. :cry:
by fly_fischa
Tue Dec 13, 2011 6:44 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Size 18 Claret Softie
Replies: 20
Views: 3104

Re: Size 18 Claret Softie

Hi Kelly L. - Thanks for all your kind comments on my recent submissions. I'm relatively new to tying soft hackles but having been tying for some time. This is the right place to pull up a chair and ask away to learn how to tie soft hackles, I guess you already know that. Everything I've learnt reg...
by fly_fischa
Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:38 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Do trout eat carrots?
Replies: 11
Views: 1532

Re: Do carp eat carrots?

I'm pleased to see carp flies on such a high-falutin forum. Do swamp pigs eat Carrots!!!! :shock: :o Wash your mouth out with soap good Sir and clean thy spectacles before making such an unforgivable statement! Trout good Sir not Carp are the quarry. :lol: :lol: I assure you that all Carp caught by...
by fly_fischa
Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:25 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Fluro A#$*d BWO
Replies: 26
Views: 3315

Re: Fluro A#$*d BWO

Thanks for all your comments guys :)

Those Candy Apple soft hackles are gorgeous! I like the idea of halving the single strand of floss to cut down on bulk. Thanks for sharing the link Ray...

I aggree Carl it's an emormous BWO but I didn't have a smaller hackle available. :oops:
by fly_fischa
Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:15 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Meat & Spuds kinda softie...
Replies: 25
Views: 4588

Re: Meat & Spuds kinda softie...

Thanks Kelly L. I'm glad you like the fly :) Donald- Hmmm a softie aye? Thanks for the heads up on the Scottish meaning. seeing I'm a born in Germany Aussie living in London (There's no hope!) I think I'll knowingly carry on calling them softie's without feeling too worried about it :oops: ;) Oh & b...
by fly_fischa
Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:57 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Carrot Nymph (GEM Skues pattern)
Replies: 11
Views: 1966

Re: Carrot Nymph (GEM Skues pattern)

That's pretty cool buddy, I love the flow (from my post to Donald's reply to your rendition of that reply) thanks for tying it. Not sure it looks like a carrot though, maybe a chernobyl carrot, the general was ahead of his time ;) Btw - I didn't want to hijack Karsten's post, so I figured I would po...
by fly_fischa
Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:54 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Do trout eat carrots?
Replies: 11
Views: 1532

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: 3315

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...