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by fly_fischa
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Derbyshire Blue Dun (second attempt)
Replies: 18
Views: 6573

Re: Derbyshire Blue Dun (second attempt)

First time I've seen this post, U snooze U lose :oops:
Glad it got bumped up recently. I thoroughly enjoyed it Ray, wonderful post and I can't wait to tie some. You're such an inspiration M8... :D
by fly_fischa
Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Hare´s lug & Plover
Replies: 17
Views: 2183

Re: Hare´s lug & Plover

Who doesn't love a bit of plover to look at over breakfast ;)
Nice tie M :D
by fly_fischa
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Scotch tied hackle SBS
Replies: 21
Views: 2821

Re: Scotch tied hackle SBS

Thanks for taking the time to put this together Dana, very cool. :D
The technique is very similar to the way the Spanish tie their traditional wet flies and caddis with Pardo/CDL...
by fly_fischa
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Some softhackleish fleas, photo heavy :|
Replies: 29
Views: 3261

Re: Some softhackleish fleas, photo heavy :|

Thank U for the kind words gents. Carl that PT isnt PT. It's an r&d product from Whiting farms, Grizz rooster tail feathers, same feathers were used on the orange spiders corded up with the tah, it's an interesting material. Much tougher than PT... Can you explain in a more simple manor? Your flies...
by fly_fischa
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Some softhackleish fleas, photo heavy :|
Replies: 29
Views: 3261

Re: Some softhackleish fleas, photo heavy :|

Thank U for the kind words gents.
Carl that PT isnt PT. It's an r&d product from Whiting farms, Grizz rooster tail feathers, same feathers were used on the orange spiders corded up with the tah, it's an interesting material. Much tougher than PT...
by fly_fischa
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hendrickson soft hackle
Replies: 30
Views: 4489

Re: Hendrickson soft hackle

Thanks for the additional photo, footage and info John, very cool... I think how you are intending to fish your flies will work well but I would also consider creating some that sit higher but are still soft hackles. You may fish emergers and haystacks when they're willing to look up. I have a at ti...
by fly_fischa
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hooks used on Leisenring & Hidy Dressings
Replies: 14
Views: 2338

Re: Hooks used on Leisenring & Hidy Dressings

Of course Leisenring preferred turned-eye hooks, remember, he, as most anglers in his time, fastened his fly to the tippet with a snell or turle knot, which requires a turned eye to work properly. Leisenring's hackling method allows for a tiny head with no effort, yet, we see he built a long, conic...
by fly_fischa
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Some softhackleish fleas, photo heavy :|
Replies: 29
Views: 3261

Re: Some softhackleish fleas, photo heavy :|

I feel like I'm home now...
Love you too Stefan or was it Donald? There's that old age I'm talking about :lol:
by fly_fischa
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Some softhackleish fleas, photo heavy :|
Replies: 29
Views: 3261

Re: Some softhackleish fleas, photo heavy :|

Sorry Martin, it's DD's fault of course :oops: Maybe slightly mine too...
I hope U can forgive me for mistaking the polite articulate you for that grumpy curmudgeon :lol:
by fly_fischa
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Some softhackleish fleas, photo heavy :|
Replies: 29
Views: 3261

Re: Some softhackleish fleas, photo heavy :|

:P So sorry Donnie me lad, I can't believe I just upset my fav Viking friend :lol: I'll blame U of course DD, U should have been clearer in your msg by mentioning you're not Martin! (Maybe add it to your signature) Lol Haveing said this I've also missed your brutal honesty so thank to my fav Duck ;)...