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by upstatetrout
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Tups Flymph
Replies: 23
Views: 915

Re: Tups Flymph

Carl that is spectacular. Can you please comment on the dressing.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Hen cape - what color would call this?
Replies: 20
Views: 788

Re: Hen cape - what color would call this?

Perhaps Greenwell!

Tom
by upstatetrout
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Indian Yellow
Replies: 6
Views: 297

Re: Indian Yellow

I think you are 100 percent correct Ray that is a very good spot for that type of activity and in the faster water up above. That is stonefly water.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Indian Yellow
Replies: 6
Views: 297

Indian Yellow

I was thinking about some of the lighter small caddis and stone flies found during the summer months here in the Catskills and ran across this pattern in A Handbook of North Country Trout Flies by Roger Fogg. I will give it a go this coming season. This pattern just screams translucency to me. Tom ;...
by upstatetrout
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Stewarts Wood cock Spider.
Replies: 11
Views: 631

Stewarts Wood cock Spider.

From the Practical Angler by W. C. Stewart the Woodcock Spider.

Hook. Daiichi 1480 size 12.
Silk. Pearsalls Gossamer yellow.
Body. Yellow silk.
Wing.Woodcock primary.
Hackle. Furnace hen.
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by upstatetrout
Sat Dec 21, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Winged Wet Flies for Rough Streams.
Replies: 3
Views: 291

Winged Wet Flies for Rough Streams.

The Little Sky Blue. I found this fly in A Handbook of North Country Flies by Roger Fogg in the chapter Winged Wet Flies for Rough Streams .The dressing goes back to A Quaint Treatise on Flees and the Art of Artyfichall Flee Making by W.H.Aldam 1876. According to Aldman the book is based on the manu...
by upstatetrout
Thu Dec 19, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: The Broughton Point.
Replies: 11
Views: 621

Re: The Broughton Point.

Just as you described it Ray!!! A small section of fibres with the Quill attached.

Tom : :)
by upstatetrout
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: The Broughton Point.
Replies: 11
Views: 621

Re: The Broughton Point.

In regards to setting Starling wings I found it much easier to set them if the slip was still attached to the Quill..
And this is a new posting to an older post so I can't see how it can disapear quickly.


Tom :x :lol: :lol: :lol:
by upstatetrout
Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: The Broughton Point.
Replies: 11
Views: 621

The Broughton Point.

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I think that after a year of working on it I finally have solved my winging problems with Starling.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Sat Dec 14, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Leisenring Hares ear and Woodcock.
Replies: 13
Views: 930

Re: Leisenring Hares ear and Woodcock.

Thank you :lol: :) all for the kind responses!!!

Tom