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by Johnno
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Grey Cahill....
Replies: 5
Views: 387

Grey Cahill....

Onion skin dyed mallard tail and wing, grey rabbit ribbed with silver and blue Dun hackle. A nice dusk wet down here....
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by Johnno
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Arthur Cove's Nymphs
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: Arthur Cove's Nymphs

I have never seen nor read his book. So what’s his idea behind the fly being tied around the bend? Was he imitating a cased caddis or midge?
by Johnno
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Pearsalls Rayon thread
Replies: 9
Views: 382

Re: Pearsalls Rayon thread

No idea....

anyone?
by Johnno
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Pearsalls Rayon thread
Replies: 9
Views: 382

Pearsalls Rayon thread

One of the family I’d not seen or heard of till a recent acquisition...
by Johnno
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Veniard’s Tinsel Pattern Card
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Re: Veniard’s Tinsel Pattern Card

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by Johnno
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Veniard’s Tinsel Pattern Card
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Veniard’s Tinsel Pattern Card

Something I picked up recently.
It’s not in the best of nick but I haven’t seen one before.
Maybe of some interest?
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by Johnno
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: North Country the Freckled Dun,
Replies: 6
Views: 415

Re: North Country the Freckled Dun,

Great fly!
by Johnno
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: GEM Skues numph
Replies: 14
Views: 633

Re: GEM Skues numph

We have beautiful sunsets here at home across “the ditch” as the Tasman Sea is called. But it’s because of the bushfires over there in Aus. The smoke in the sky...A stark reminder every night....
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by Johnno
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:13 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: GEM Skues numph
Replies: 14
Views: 633

Re: GEM Skues numph

Nice. What have you based the pattern on?
by Johnno
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: My Gossamer Collection....
Replies: 2
Views: 262

My Gossamer Collection....

Thanks to my recent good score I **think** I’ve got all Gossamer colours now covered..... a few to get in wooden spools.. This is most of them.... 13B03FB6-64C8-4E73-BD78-302AB361E4EF.jpeg now to work on the Naples, Marabou collections.... I doubt in NZ there is a collection as complete as this...