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by dazwah
Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Wulff flies -- getting 'em to alight/float properly
Replies: 15
Views: 2709

Re: Wulff flies -- getting 'em to alight/float properly

I use TMC Aerowing/poly yarn for my wulff wings, don't seem to get the issues as it doesn't hold water. Id admit they don't look as nice as the calf/deer hair version but the fish don't seem to care.
by dazwah
Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:08 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Where do all the trout go?
Replies: 11
Views: 1449

Re: Where do all the trout go?

They head where the water goes..down stream. Here in Australia, lakes, streams and creeks are always drying up for years then fill up via flooding. Carp lay eggs in the mud and can be dried up for years, once the rain comes they hatch and new populations occur. I dont see how trout could stay alive ...
by dazwah
Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:34 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Brown Bivisibles, and done
Replies: 11
Views: 2041

Re: Brown Bivisibles, and done

going to have to tie a few up ;) one question though. Do they twist up your leader from false casting?
by dazwah
Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:26 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Our belowed feathers
Replies: 13
Views: 1846

Re: Our belowed feathers

whiting 100 packs are not on the skin....im sure they would be fine. just maybe keep them in a sealed zip lock bag to make sure.
by dazwah
Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:33 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Sparkling hackle
Replies: 9
Views: 1427

Re: Sparkling hackle

I actually like the barnyard smell of the collins capes, is this weird?
by dazwah
Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Collins Saddles
Replies: 3
Views: 711

Collins Saddles

Hey guys, I have a few collins saddles that come with the capes. What do you guys use them for? They seem a bit limp for drys?
by dazwah
Sat Jan 26, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Wood Duck Flank
Replies: 14
Views: 2206

Wood Duck Flank

Hey guys,

Where is the best place to get some lemon wood duck feathers without paying 50c or so per feather?

Darren
by dazwah
Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:48 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: The dry flies of John Atherton
Replies: 42
Views: 6243

Re: The dry flies of John Atherton

love them, going to tie a few up. Where is the best place to get the wood duck feathers for the wings?
by dazwah
Fri Aug 24, 2012 4:44 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Dry - where are the trout?
Replies: 9
Views: 1343

Re: Dry - where are the trout?

Not good but I can tell you from experience that when the drought breaks the fishing will be awesome. Here in Australia we had a very long drought followed by massive bushfire, not only were streams drying up but reservoirs and lakes too. The weather now is opposite, so much rain all the time that t...
by dazwah
Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:09 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Scissors
Replies: 7
Views: 1303

Re: Scissors

love the dr slicks also. i have had anvils, dont think they are as sharp as the dr slicks.