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by Johnno
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Adair...
Replies: 8
Views: 1082

Re: Adair...

Name of my new street...
by Johnno
Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:45 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Adair...
Replies: 8
Views: 1082

Re: Adair...

It’s one of mine and yup a natural wing. Quick and dirty iPhone pic. I’ll sort out a proper pic in due course. And yeh in the new place now... which is good... Happily I can get out and about as I’m essential services so not in lock down like most of the country.... But fishing, hunting, tramping is...
by Johnno
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Adair...
Replies: 8
Views: 1082

Adair...

Wet fly hook of choice 10 to 16
Olive thread 16/0
Tail of GP tippets, silver wire rib over grey squirrel body.
CdL hackle under a hen quill wing....
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by Johnno
Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill
Replies: 34
Views: 3516

Re: Fresh New York city sidewalk kill

Any mice I used to trap I’d shave with my wife’s razor ( I wasn’t going to use my own...)
I’ve got a nice stash of mouse fur as a result. Great touch dubbing material.

I’m currently single.
No idea why........
by Johnno
Wed Mar 04, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Type of water
Replies: 9
Views: 1204

Re: Type of water

The best water is the water you are fishing in at the time.

Basically the only way to find out is go and have a fish in it..... 8-)
by Johnno
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Dubbings & Hackles, etc.
Replies: 25
Views: 3865

Re: Dubbings & Hackles, etc.

I’m moving house. It took a few days to sort my room out and several car loads to take it to storage.. I g
Found feathers and fur that hasn’t seen light of day for years.....
by Johnno
Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: North Country spider article
Replies: 138
Views: 10131

Re: North Country spider article

Perhaps he is the Skues to your Halford.... ?
;)
:twisted:
by Johnno
Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: North Country spider article
Replies: 138
Views: 10131

Re: North Country spider article

Thanks for that!

I guess it’s a classic example of how one persons thought, idea or opinion can change everything!

In this case how many hackle turns are required... but a minor detail ... 😂
by Johnno
Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Soft Hackled Speckley Grey..
Replies: 8
Views: 1513

Re: Soft Hackled Speckley Grey..

No worries.... 8-)