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by HookI
Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Wader recommendations?
Replies: 10
Views: 382

Re: Wader recommendations?

LLBEAN Kennebec Stocking foot Waders with Super Seam
Like all waders & boots they can't lay in your car trunk or in the garage , Its a must to hang them to dry , its pretty simple its written on the label package 8-)
by HookI
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Conover
Replies: 28
Views: 3147

Re: Conover

squish67 wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:28 pm
You are off to a great start! Better yet, something new to throw your money at! ;) :shock: :lol:
That’s what it’s made for The kids already know I’m spending their inheritance. :mrgreen: :lol: :lol:
by HookI
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Conover
Replies: 28
Views: 3147

Re: Conover

I made my 1st attempt blending the dubbing ever !
by HookI
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Conover
Replies: 28
Views: 3147

Re: Conover

Ok I made a few online purchases hopefully I'll give the mixing dubbing a try & golden Badger Hackle . A few years ago I bought an assortment of Catskills Flies by Dette fly shop , there are a few Conover in the box it came in . I'll use it as a model.
by HookI
Sun Sep 27, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Conover
Replies: 28
Views: 3147

Re: Conover

Ed as a new member 2020 that article did get me going about the Conover .CJ always provides great reads to the sport I’m enjoying like many others also . Now I’m not one for the coffee grinder process yet , I figured go right to the main blend and start the ride . Yes your post photo of the Dette bl...
by HookI
Sun Sep 27, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Conover
Replies: 28
Views: 3147

Re: Conover

After reading this post I figure I would email Dette fly shop for a bag of the dubbing mixture . I know it’s an old post , the response was they “don’t make the dubbing mixture, no longer available . Just thought to pass it along
by HookI
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: dry fly wings
Replies: 31
Views: 4287

Re: dry fly wings

this was some post ..thanks the other chuck
by HookI
Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Streamer Advice?
Replies: 6
Views: 351

Re: Streamer Advice?

Most of my largest fish have been on streamers . I really think almost any water condition the fish will take a streamer where size matters . Not sure if I’m giving any advise but but I’ll just tell you what I do or how . I’m taking my time to read the water before going in and look for ambush point...
by HookI
Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Leader breakage next to knot??
Replies: 14
Views: 885

Re: Leader breakage next to knot??

The only time I have EVER had a knot fail on me is when : I don’t wear my glasses and improper tying of the knot rushing and over cinch = stretch , don’t lube the line up . I noticed one time the lead guide on my rod had a small nick , when the attach line ran thru it ,chafing = weakening the knot =...
by HookI
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Humpy
Replies: 49
Views: 8817

Re: Humpy

read this post when it came out , you guys are very nice to share your ties , figured I give it a try , 6/14 on the Willowemoc early am, produced a 18 1/4 " Brown trout . Was it ok that I was not targeting Brookies ?