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by narcodog
Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:44 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: For Jim Slattery
Replies: 10
Views: 3374

Re: For Jim Slattery

C.J., someone deleted Jim's and my response concerning fox fur. :roll:
by narcodog
Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:55 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Pearsall'sColors to start
Replies: 11
Views: 7578

Re: Pearsall'sColors to start

Jasper and Gray are two good ones. Jim Slattery had put together a basic package of silk that is very helpful. www.jimsflyco.com.
by narcodog
Sat Feb 28, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: About Leisenring & Hidy....
Replies: 4
Views: 3594

Re: About Leisenring & Hidy....

Hidy wrote several articles for Sports illustrated. He also did some small books for S.I. You can go to S.I.'s web and go tho their archives.
by narcodog
Fri Feb 27, 2009 12:03 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Having a hard time
Replies: 10
Views: 7934

Re: Having a hard time

John- It's hard to find, but if you can get it Keane wax is amazing. You can adjust the tackiness by how much you roll it in your hand before you use it. It also darkens the silk very well depending on how many times you wax it. Another tip- try tying your bloa like a dark watchet, using two strand...