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by Old Hat
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Latest From the Den....
Replies: 12
Views: 693

Re: The Latest From the Den....

Superfood! Doug. What great patterns! I know what you mean about the small partridge. Those small feathers hold a special place in my tying space too.
by Old Hat
Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:06 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Iron Dun flymph”
Replies: 3
Views: 194

Re: “Iron Dun flymph”

Very nice. I would second Ray's suggestion.
by Old Hat
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Olive and partridge soft hackle
Replies: 8
Views: 376

Re: Olive and partridge soft hackle

Those are perfect! Everything about those say "eat me".

You nailed the proportions in my opinion and I especially like your choice of the subdued olive color.
by Old Hat
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Blue (Dusky) Grouse Skin; Who Uses Them?
Replies: 11
Views: 419

Re: Blue (Dusky) Grouse Skin; Who Uses Them?

The Dusky males have nice blue breast feathers. But, I am sure the plumage changes a bit according to season. I would contact the seller and let them know what you are after before purchasing. I prefer the grouse over the California quail. The quail has great color, but the feathers have a more spri...
by Old Hat
Mon Dec 28, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Just Starting - Hen Capes Brand/Type?
Replies: 12
Views: 609

Re: Just Starting - Hen Capes Brand/Type?

Hi Craig, It seems we are afflicted by the same issues. I am just south of Daytona, Florida (A transplant from Oregon about 4 years ago) I would highly recommend ordering from Charlie Collins at Collins Hackle Farm. http://www.collinshacklefarm.com Neither his website nor his ordering methods are so...
by Old Hat
Mon Dec 28, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Light Hare Dun”
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: “Light Hare Dun”

Looks great! Certainly one of my favorites to tie and fish. Just a good generalist pattern for most lighter colored mayflies. Just FYI, when I mention a hook I often list what I used for that particular fly but, it is not always what I use for the pattern. I often tie my flymphs on light wire hooks....
by Old Hat
Mon Dec 14, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Mixed Soft Hackles
Replies: 14
Views: 617

Re: Mixed Soft Hackles

Really love those PT's . Look great!
by Old Hat
Mon Dec 14, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Genesee Jewel
Replies: 8
Views: 503

Re: Genesee Jewel

Wow! That looks great. Love the fine color blending.
by Old Hat
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Futsuu Kebari Variations
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: Futsuu Kebari Variations

Great set! I really like these simple patterns with the dry hackle.