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by daringduffer
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dark Needle
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: The Dark Needle

Yes the Herl is tied in first then the Hackle is tied in and wrapped back towards the bend then the body and finally whip finished behind the Hackle. Not the easiest method but there should not be any head on the fly other than the Herl. Tom That's the way other clever tiers tie them too. Nice hack...
by daringduffer
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Dark Needle
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: The Dark Needle

Did you tie in the herl first?

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by daringduffer
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Smaller flymphs
Replies: 43
Views: 4352

Re: Smaller flymphs

Quite an accomplishment. Almost impressive. Could we please see the rejects :) ?

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by daringduffer
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill
Replies: 34
Views: 3546

Re: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill

Dana, I didn't expect you to pick it up. I read it as a joke. Did it have a hook attached?

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by daringduffer
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill
Replies: 34
Views: 3546

Re: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill

letumgo wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:33 pm
Dana - Leave it alone. You don't need to be the new "Patient Zero" from some new animal transmitted decease...
Coward!

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by daringduffer
Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Frank Sawyer's Nymphs
Replies: 49
Views: 17993

Re: Frank Sawyer's Nymphs

I suppose you have seen these genuine nymphs of his:


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by daringduffer
Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill
Replies: 34
Views: 3546

Re: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill

Yes, you should, and then ask the chef to give it his best treatment for you. What else could you do?

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by daringduffer
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Type of water
Replies: 9
Views: 1213

Re: Type of water

Mike62 wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:07 pm
To paraphrase the immortal Arnaud Amalric: "Fish it all and let the trout sort it out"
8-)

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by daringduffer
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: North Country spider article
Replies: 138
Views: 10321

Re: North Country spider article

So where could a fly tyer of the Middle Ages have found his wool. Probably lots of places but in "A World of Insects" we learn that the word caddisfly comes from: "caddice men of the middle ages - itinerant salesmen that attached the pieces of yarn, cloth, and ribbons that they sold to their coats....