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by gingerdun
Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Golden Boy
Replies: 15
Views: 1919

Re: Golden Boy

letumgo wrote:Superb! I think your really onto something with this dubbed tinsel technique. Brillant...
I agree. That touch-dubbed tinsel is a great idea.

Ginger
by gingerdun
Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: I.D. insects- A general question
Replies: 29
Views: 7995

Re: I.D. insects- A general question

DD, Can't tell you anything about New Zealander Alan Pye. He and Leisenring probably were looking at the same sources. Leisenring's fly pattern notebook contains recipes copied from a number of important fly-tying books published in England in the 19th and early 20th centuries, including Pritt. Leis...
by gingerdun
Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: I.D. insects- A general question
Replies: 29
Views: 7995

Re: I.D. insects- A general question

To illustrate my previous post, here is one of Pete's later flymphs, with the wild dubbing.
by gingerdun
Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: I.D. insects- A general question
Replies: 29
Views: 7995

Re: I.D. insects- A general question

I don't have much of my own to offer to this excellent discussion of the flyfisher's eternal question. I did ask myself, however, what would Pete Hidy have to say? The following information contains some speculation, but it is based on having watched Pete's career over a lifetime, and upon examinati...
by gingerdun
Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:54 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Anthracite
Replies: 5
Views: 946

Re: Anthracite

Hans, Very cool. And your photography is consistently flawless. Keep it up.

Ginger