Search found 260 matches

by NightWatchman
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Another attempt at a Dotterel & Yellow spider variant.
Replies: 2
Views: 143

Another attempt at a Dotterel & Yellow spider variant.

Hook. ...... Partridge Captain Morgan Sz 12
Thread. ...... Pearsalls gossamer primrose
Body. ...... “. “. “
Ribbing. ...... Fine gold wire
Thorax. ...... Peacock
Hackle. ...... Unk
by NightWatchman
Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Bergman hook information.
Replies: 0
Views: 166

Bergman hook information.

Can anyone recommend to me a source to read up on Bergman’s line of hooks ? I can’t find a heck of a lot of info and I’m beginning to wonder if I should go down that rabbit hole. 🐇 lol
by NightWatchman
Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Reference Material
Topic: 477
Replies: 8
Views: 615

Re: 477

So what do you guys think the price tag would be for a sweater that was knitted with 477 ?
by NightWatchman
Sun Mar 28, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Emerging Olive Caddis
Replies: 3
Views: 101

Re: Emerging Olive Caddis

It’s hard to discern the wings . Ah now I see em..
by NightWatchman
Sun Mar 28, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: Emerging Olive Caddis
Replies: 3
Views: 101

Re: Emerging Olive Caddis

Very very nice 1955 !
by NightWatchman
Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Reference Material
Topic: Hans Weilenmann's Fly Patterns
Replies: 6
Views: 3364

Re: Hans Weilenmann's Fly Patterns

Yes it is disappointing that he seems to have moved onto other things. I enjoyed his videos and learned a lot
from them. Well at least we have a nice body of his work and techniques.
by NightWatchman
Sat Mar 27, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Reference Material
Topic: Hans Weilenmann's Fly Patterns
Replies: 6
Views: 3364

Re: Hans Weilenmann's Fly Patterns

Thanks for this Ray. Hans the genius of thread economy.
by NightWatchman
Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Reference Material
Topic: Pearsalls Silk Substitute
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: Pearsalls Silk Substitute

For the colors I don’t have with Pearsall’s I’ve been using Morus silk and I’m very happy with it.
by NightWatchman
Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: “Scarlet O’Hara”
Replies: 2
Views: 160

“Scarlet O’Hara”

Hook. ....... Alec Jackson soft hackle. Sz 15
Thread........ Pearsall’s gossamer scarlet
Body. ....... “. “. “
Thorax. ....... Peacock herl
Hackle. ....... Starling
*** I’m sure this fly has a name I just don’t know what it is.
by NightWatchman
Wed Mar 24, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: “Black Magic”
Replies: 4
Views: 290

“Black Magic”

Hook. ....... Alec Jackson soft hackle. Sz 15 Thread. ....... Pearsall’s gossamer black Body. ....... “. “. “ Thorax. ....... Fine red wire wrapped on shank covered by peacock herl Hackle. ....... Blackbird *** I’m sure any nice black hackle would do.