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by DOUGSDEN
Tue Mar 10, 2009 7:59 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Sylvester Nemes on Bead Heads...
Replies: 15
Views: 5634

Re: Sylvester Nemes on Bead Heads...

ALSO, CHECK OUT HIS ONE AND ONLY DVD (AS FAR AS I KNOW?). THERE IS A BRIEF MOMENT OF DISCUSSION ABOUT BEAD HEADS.
DOUGSDEN
by DOUGSDEN
Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:12 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Which hackle collar slant do you aim for in your tying?
Replies: 29
Views: 11600

Re: Which hackle collar slant do you aim for in your tying?

HANS,
EXCELLENT! THANKS FOR TAKING THE TIME WITH ME AND OTHERS HERE! HERE'S TO THE FUTURE!
DOUGSDEN
by DOUGSDEN
Thu Mar 05, 2009 8:55 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Iron Blue Dun
Replies: 5
Views: 2235

Re: Iron Blue Dun

DEAR SCOTFLY, GREAT LOOKING IRON BLUES! I LIKE THE LOOK OF THE KAMASAN (SORRY IF I SPELLED IT WRONG?) HOOK. VERY CLASSY! I HAVE USED THE IRON BLUE FOR ALOT OF YEARS AND IT IS EXCELLENT. THE TOUCH DUBBING METHOD LOOKS GREAT! ONE QUESTION. WHERE'S THE TAIL? I USUALLY BRING JUST 3-4 WISPS (WHISPS?) OF ...
by DOUGSDEN
Thu Mar 05, 2009 8:02 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Which hackle collar slant do you aim for in your tying?
Replies: 29
Views: 11600

Re: Which hackle collar slant do you aim for in your tying?

HANS, I LIKE THEM ALL AND THESE GUYS ARE RIGHT. THEY ARE ALL "FISH-GETTERS". I HAVE A FEELING YOU MIGHT BE LOOKING FOR SOME ANSWERS THAT MAY HAVE TO DO WITH HOW THE HACKLE IS TIED ON. AM I CORRECT? LET ME EXPLAIN! THERE SEEMS TO BE THESE DAYS THREE SEPERATE SCHOOLS OF APPLYING A HACKLE (SOFT-HACKLE)...
by DOUGSDEN
Thu Mar 05, 2009 7:16 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Leaders
Replies: 21
Views: 8219

Re: Leaders

DEAR WIZARD, AS YOU WILL EVENTUALLY DISCOVER (MAYBY YOU ALREADY HAVE?), LEADERS ARE THE PROBLEM CHILD OF THE LINE-LEADER-TIPPET CONNECTION. BUT, WAY MORE VERSITILITY WHEN IT COMES TO TYING YOUR OWN. AS I'VE HEARD MENTIONED ABOVE IN THE OTHER POSTS, MAXIMA FOR YOUR FIRST THREE OR FOUR SECTIONS IN EIT...
by DOUGSDEN
Thu Mar 05, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Just received a new rod - all psyched up!
Replies: 6
Views: 3660

Re: Just received a new rod - all psyched up!

HANS,
IMAGINE WHEN YOU HOOK A FISH! GIVES NEW MEANING TO THE QUALITY OF A ROD....
NICE AND STIFF! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK! A GREAT CHUCKLE WAS HAD ON THIS END!
DOUGSDEN...
by DOUGSDEN
Sat Feb 28, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Orange Twister
Replies: 8
Views: 3054

Many Thanks to You!

HANS, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE INFO. CONCERNING GRIP HOOKS. I WILL CHECK OUT THIS WEB-SITE AND E-MAIL MR. COMPTON VERY SOON! I'VE ALWAYS HAD A PARTICULAR FONDNESS FOR TIEMCO HOOKS BUT I HAVE TRIED OTHER BRANDS TOO AND WILL CONTINUE TO "SAMPLE" NEW STUFF AS IT COMES OUT. AGAIN, MANY THANKS TO YOU FO...
by DOUGSDEN
Sat Feb 28, 2009 3:17 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: About Leisenring & Hidy....
Replies: 4
Views: 2706

About Leisenring & Hidy....

DEAR FRIENDS, I OCCASIONALLY CRUISE OVER TO FLYMPH.COM AND LOOK AROUND AT THE DIFFERENT THINGS POSTED THERE. I AM PARTICULARLY INTERESTED IN HISTORIES OF BIG JIM LEISENRING AND "PETE" HIDY. I HAVE A COPY OF THEIR BOOK "THE ART OF TYING AND FISHING THE WET FLY" AND IT'S FASCINATING. DOES ANYONE KNOW ...
by DOUGSDEN
Sat Feb 28, 2009 2:27 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Orange Twister
Replies: 8
Views: 3054

Re: Orange Twister

HANS, ANOTHER TERRIFIC PATTERN! THANKS FOR SHARING IT WITH US! I HAVE A SMALL QUESTION FOR YOU AND FOR ALL THE OTHERS TOO. GRIP BRAND HOOKS LOOK LIKE THEY HAVE GREAT BITE! I HAVE NEVER HEARD OF THEM. PLEASE FILL ME IN ALSO ON THEIR HISTORY. HAVE THEY BEEN AROUND FOR A WHILE? IT CERTAINLY ADDS TO THE...
by DOUGSDEN
Fri Feb 27, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: The color tan???
Replies: 9
Views: 4517

OVERWHELMED...AND PLEASED

WOW!! THANK YOU FOLKS FOR THE MANY USEFUL RESPONSES. I AM OVERWHELMED AND PLEASED WITH ALL OF YOUR SUGGESTIONS! PLEASE KEEP THEM COMING. I DYED MALLARD FLANK FEATHERS YEARS AGO TO A RICH YELLOW (ALMOST GOLDEN) COLOR AND THEY WORK OUT GREAT ESPECIALLY ON LIGHT CAHILL WINGS AND ON OTHER PATTERNS TOO! ...