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by ibookje
Tue Apr 20, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Humpy
Replies: 56
Views: 13300

Re: Humpy

Finally getting a Humpy tied by my hero Jack Dennis soon.
Here's one I tied for him.

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by ibookje
Tue Apr 20, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Humpy
Replies: 56
Views: 13300

Re: Humpy

Here is a rare Humpy tied by the late fly fisherman & fly tier André Puyans (1935 - 2005). André was a renowned fly fisherman and fly tier who used to own a fly shop in California and spent his later years running a fly fishing school at the Henry’s Fork. The book in the background is 'The art of th...
by ibookje
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Delaware Adams
Replies: 7
Views: 1770

Re: Delaware Adams

Mary Dette turned 90(!) yesterday.
Tied a few Delaware Adams on a vintage Allcock W175 size 12 to celebrate.

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by ibookje
Wed Apr 07, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Grass Rods
Topic: The mystery of Orvis line weight ratings
Replies: 8
Views: 2287

Re: The mystery of Orvis line weight ratings

I have a 7ft Superfine that's rated for a HDG (6 weight) I prefer fishing with a 4 weight line. I've also fished it with a 3 weight line and that was fine too. A Seven/Four is rated as a 4 weight rod and I fish it with a 4 weight.
by ibookje
Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:41 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Emerging mayfly
Replies: 0
Views: 163

Emerging mayfly

Emerging mayfly
Clip off the tails and you can use it as an emerging caddis

Hook: TMC 212Y size 13
Tails: peccary
Body: golden olive peacock quill
Thorax: olive squirrel dubbing
Wings: deer hair

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by ibookje
Sat Apr 03, 2021 7:32 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Free style Catskill dry & emerger
Replies: 5
Views: 356

Re: Free style Catskill dry & emerger

Thanks BB!
Yes, peccary tails are quite stiff indeed. But it looks different than hackle fibers.
by ibookje
Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Free style Catskill dry & emerger
Replies: 5
Views: 356

Re: Free style Catskill dry & emerger

Thanks guys!
by ibookje
Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:43 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Free style Catskill dry & emerger
Replies: 5
Views: 356

Free style Catskill dry & emerger

A free style Catskill style dry fly Mustad 94840 size 12 Golden olive stripped peacock quill Peccary tail Teal wings Golden Badger hackle https://i.postimg.cc/rpsy0tXP/IMG-4795.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/6qJBmj7k/IMG-4797.jpg Same fly, now as an emerger 🙂 Teal wings replaced by short tipped deer hair ...
by ibookje
Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
Topic: Carrie Stevens, the hard way (long winded)
Replies: 50
Views: 23134

Re: Carrie Stevens, the hard way (long winded)

They are amazing. Well done BB!
by ibookje
Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: CDC PMD Harrop hair wing Dun
Replies: 6
Views: 553

Re: CDC PMD Harrop hair wing Dun

Thanks B&B!
You can always clip off the tails to make it a caddis