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by ronr
Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss
Replies: 15
Views: 1554

Re: Lilith Li Chinese Silk Floss

how does that little windy looking tool work..the thing with the handle in your storage box...
by ronr
Thu Feb 11, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 1874

Re: Desert Jewels

Bill I can vouch for the 45#er's that Wayne uses... works like a champ and affordable.
by ronr
Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 1874

Re: Desert Jewels

PS those midge larva were the bomb yesterday on the Crooked River... fished them in tandem with an eggstasy egg and it was nip and tuck which fly the whitefish would take. they much preferred the brown ones over the red ones...
by ronr
Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing
Replies: 36
Views: 5014

Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Finally was able to find the loop tyer in stock and received mine.. Ditto Cheesehead... tying the loop with 5x does take some practice and nimble fingers. My tool is the small size and the loops are pretty small too...might have to find one of the large size tools to get some slightly larger loops.....
by ronr
Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 1874

Re: Desert Jewels

thanks Wayne... sorry to interrupt the beautiful flies with the magnet stuff.. but those are great ideas for the use of the little magnets. And as usual, I will be tying your patterns with delight.
by ronr
Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 1874

Re: Desert Jewels

thanks Wayne... I too have tried all sorts of things... the typical magnets on split rings suck... and at different times I use a vest, a sling pack and maybe other times a waist pack... trying to find a cost effective way to keep the darn thing in place and out of the way is a bear.... so much so t...
by ronr
Thu Feb 04, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Desert Jewels
Replies: 24
Views: 1874

Re: Desert Jewels

what roadkill said.... I also noticed you net keeper setup... looks home designed... care to share your method?
by ronr
Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing
Replies: 36
Views: 5014

Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

preston innovations sells one too in europe but I have found facsimiles on Amazon but have to buy other junk with them... maybe I'll find one eventually... I like the idea of being able to tie consistent loops for droppers as John demonstrates on their video.
by ronr
Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing
Replies: 36
Views: 5014

Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

i screwed up and ordered direct from the authors website... no telling when my copy will make it across the pond... but I will have a signed edition...
by ronr
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
Topic: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing
Replies: 36
Views: 5014

Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

A zoom with Paul would be outstanding. My book is in the mail, I ordered one from the website and will get a signed and numbered edition. Cant wait to get it.