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by Johnno
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Three days on the White River
Replies: 22
Views: 1160

Re: Three days on the White River

Ok. So if they are native why the need to be rid of them or reduce their numbers? Because they are not as desirable as a trout? Weird given them seem to be a fairly good sporting fish in their own right. Seems strange to me that we as humans should impose our values on a creature native to the said ...
by Johnno
Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Three days on the White River
Replies: 22
Views: 1160

Re: Three days on the White River

Are whitefish native to the river?
by Johnno
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Glitzy BH Golden Stone
Replies: 1
Views: 179

Re: Glitzy BH Golden Stone

Nice. Our big stonefly is a lovely lighter emerald green That’d work well down here in the right colour. 8-)
by Johnno
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Who Fishes Wood?
Replies: 38
Views: 1680

Re: Who Fishes Wood?

Yup... several Boo’s get an airing every year. Not necessarily just for wets / flymphs. One of them is around 70 years old. It’s got a slight set so doesn’t get out too much
by Johnno
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: RL Prince Nymph
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: RL Prince Nymph

It’s just a brown tungsten bead. I’d assume you can get them over there wherever T Beads are sold.... 8-)
by Johnno
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: RL Prince Nymph
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: RL Prince Nymph

This is a good variation with CDC hackle and a fuzzled thorax...

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by Johnno
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: light reflection
Replies: 12
Views: 777

Re: light reflection

The old adage..... bright day = bright fly, dark day = dark fly.

Still works.
by Johnno
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: Teesdale flies
Replies: 16
Views: 1559

Re: Teesdale flies

Yeh likewise..
At about NZ $100 inc postage I don’t think so.... and that’s if it actually got here (which is a big lottery these days...... :shock: )
by Johnno
Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Muskrat and Golden Olive..
Replies: 4
Views: 414

Muskrat and Golden Olive..

I like to add a little white Antron to the muskrat fur... that along with the rib just gives it a wee bit of a zing...
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by Johnno
Tue May 19, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Finicky grayling
Replies: 11
Views: 1057

Re: Finicky grayling

Isn’t it fun? Why it’s called Fishin’ and not Catchin’ 8-)