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by upstatetrout
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Hendrickson Soft Hackles
Replies: 31
Views: 2964

Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

The spun bodies look great John. You are now a fully trained and certified practitioner in the use of the William Anderson Clark Spinning Block :D ;) ;) ;) .

P.S. Certification certificate to follow promptly by snail mail.

Your friend.
Tom
by upstatetrout
Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Greenwells Glory
Replies: 8
Views: 493

Greenwells Glory

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This pattern has always intrigued me!

Hook. Daiichi #1480 size 14.
Silk. Pearsalls Gossamer Lt. Yellow #4.
Wing. Starling.
Hackle. Furnace,Coch-y-Bondu.
Body.Lt. Yellow well waxed.
Rib. Fine gold wire.
by upstatetrout
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: English Grouse (aka moor cock)
Replies: 10
Views: 495

Re: English Grouse.

Not Cookshills! I got it from a friendly taxidermist!

Tom
by upstatetrout
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: English Grouse (aka moor cock)
Replies: 10
Views: 495

English Grouse (aka moor cock)

Just in and they look very nice .
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by upstatetrout
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Vincent Marinaro Wet Flies
Replies: 13
Views: 656

Re: Vincent Marinaro Wet Flies

In a Modern Dry Fly Code Vince did mention that there were expert wet fly fisherman plying their trade on the Letort but that subject would require another book. I suspect his interest may have been there since the beginning of his fishing career! Very interesting subject John! And, your photography...
by upstatetrout
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Old honey dun
Replies: 9
Views: 642

Re: Old honey dun

P_20191024_163131.jpg just to show the use of Honey Dun Hackle I tied the Honey Dun as per Rube Cross. Hook. Allcocks W170 size 14 Model Perfect. Thread. Pearsalls gossamer Ash #10 Wing. Wood duck. Tail. Honey Dun Rooster Spade feather. Body. Muskrat. Hackle. Classic Catskill Honey Dun. Tom. (Hope ...
by upstatetrout
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Water Cricket
Replies: 5
Views: 300

Re: Water Cricket

Thanks guys and Ray I have not fished this pattern yet. I tied it after a recent posting by Rob Smith on the internet showing an antique pattern of the fly.
by upstatetrout
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Water Cricket
Replies: 5
Views: 300

Water Cricket

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From North Country Flies by T.E.Pritt No.1 the Water Cricket.

Hook.Allcocks Sproat W205 size 14 or #1.
Thread. Pearsalls Gossamer Lt.Orange 6A.
Body. same ribbed with black.
Hackle. Golden Plover breast.
by upstatetrout
Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Peacock-Furnace and Wren (wool) Soft Hackle
Replies: 15
Views: 667

Re: Peacock-Furnace and Wren (wool) Soft Hackle

Ray you tie an amazingly beautiful fly.

Tom
by upstatetrout
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Golden Plover Dun
Replies: 5
Views: 488

Golden Plover Dun

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