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by RickA
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: A PMD and a Green Drake
Replies: 9
Views: 1768

Re: A PMD and a Green Drake

"My, what large,um....wings you have miss guttulata....
by RickA
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: This Kid
Replies: 9
Views: 1655

Re: This Kid

I have two 20 month old grandsons living with me, twins. Anything in their hands longer than a pencil and it turns into a sword fight. Rods? Noooooooooo. ...and the tying room; good gawd, if they get loose in there they're worse than the cat. So THAT"S why you're posting at 4:42 am! Grandpa's ...
by RickA
Mon May 04, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Partridge Emergers
Replies: 7
Views: 1805

Re: Partridge Emergers

...and me too.
They have a Picket Pin look to them.
Is that black head seal?
by RickA
Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: What rod do you use?
Replies: 108
Views: 47631

Re: What rod do you use?

Dana, That story about the Japanese factory being destroyed has a familiar ring about it. Any chance the custom rod you have is based on a blank marketed by Dale Clemens Custom Tackle under the name "apogee"? If so, I can add a bit to the story. Please DO! I knew Dick French quite well an...
by RickA
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Cranefly Larva
Replies: 6
Views: 1059

Re: Cranefly Larva

Nice.
The hook looks like the old Mustad 37160 8-)
Latex?
by RickA
Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: caddis fleas...
Replies: 9
Views: 1317

Re: caddis fleas...

WOW!
Those wet shots are just.... Succulent.
by RickA
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: The Bou Body (a "softest" hackle fly)
Replies: 8
Views: 1596

Re: The Bou Body (a "softest" hackle fly)

Now that looks like it would be a great flesh fly for your fall run steelhead.
by RickA
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: lean mean Wolverine
Replies: 8
Views: 1412

Re: lean mean Wolverine

Boy, Did I get that wrong.
I thought the Swiss clamp was just another high $$$ bulldog and never really looked at one.
Well, I just did and now I want one. Anyone want a set of Stonfo clamps?
Thank you, Ron.
by RickA
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: lean mean Wolverine
Replies: 8
Views: 1412

Re: lean mean Wolverine

How did you tye in the hair hackle collar? Share your secrets... :twisted: Lovely flies. I especially love the one on the left. They are lovely. They look like the hair hackle was tied in tips forward with a distribution wrap. Tie in the quill and dub. Push/stroke the hair back and finish with a he...
by RickA
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Smaller flymphs
Replies: 43
Views: 6839

Re: Smaller flymphs

Old Hat!
That 22 is on a 1965 Lincoln in fairly good shape.
I'm using the Braile method when I tie that small these days.
Well done.