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by tie2fish
Mon May 06, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Wet flies of Dana Reed (Theroe)
Replies: 6
Views: 857

Re: Wet flies of Dana Reed (Theroe)

Learned at the knee of The Master and dressed using the ultimate in materials by a superb tier in his own right. And the photos ain't shabby either. Thanks, gentlemen.
by tie2fish
Sat May 04, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?
Replies: 32
Views: 3054

Re: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?

Light blue dun
Medium dun
Grizzly
Coachman brown
Honey dun
Medium ginger
by tie2fish
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Dating Mills Flies
Replies: 27
Views: 2400

Re: Dating Mills Flies

I believe it is/was possible to produce a japanned metal surface with a purple sheen to it. Perhaps someone was just experimenting?
by tie2fish
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Orange Caddis
Replies: 15
Views: 1365

Re: Orange Caddis

October Caddis Flymph - Swap.jpg
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by tie2fish
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Ted Neimeyer Stripped Quills
Replies: 17
Views: 1342

Ted Neimeyer Stripped Quills

Fellow flympher Dana "Theroe" Reed has secured permission to post the following You-tube video of how Ted Neimeyer produced his beautiful stripped duck quills for wrapping fly bodies. This clip was put together by Aaron Ostoj of AT Feathers and he gave Dana permission to use it. https://www.youtube....
by tie2fish
Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: The Early Brown.
Replies: 8
Views: 781

Re: The Early Brown.

Classic.
by tie2fish
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Light Badger Dun Flymph
Replies: 7
Views: 716

Re: Light Badger Dun Flymph

Be still my beating heart! :shock:
by tie2fish
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Hamilton's CDC skunk flymph, my way
Replies: 11
Views: 1170

Re: Hamilton's CDC skunk flymph, my way

narcodog wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:30 am
letumgo wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:12 pm
Bob - Is that a dyed red skunk skin? Sounds interesting.

No it's a natural red. It's not a dark red but an interesting color. We were visiting friends in OH and we to a flee market and a couple of trappers were selling hides.
Like so ... ?

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by tie2fish
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: A Salmonberry Fly
Replies: 11
Views: 1026

Re: A Salmonberry Fly

I am particularly taken with the first one, Carl -- impeccable spacing on your segmentation. If memory serves me from the thread of Peasrsall's colors dry and wet, side by side, wet Salmonberry looks to be a dead ringer for a red spinner abdomen. How about if you changed the ribbing to dull gold wir...
by tie2fish
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Dubbing Block; Old Dog Learns New Trick
Replies: 14
Views: 1507

Re: Dubbing Block; Old Dog Learns New Trick

Well done, sir. There is nothing about those flies that I don't like.