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by Squaretail
Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:37 am
Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
Topic: Research help
Replies: 13
Views: 2929

Re: Research help

This is definately a topic about as clear as spring run-off but I'll chip in on the subject quickly. If your version of Eastern streamers is the Maine featherwing streamer most people envision Herb Welch from the Rangeley region claimed to have invented the style (mostly for ego and marketing purpos...
by Squaretail
Fri Nov 15, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Best Instructions
Replies: 10
Views: 1775

Re: Best Instructions

Allan, I would recommend any of the following as a good, basic instructional guide for a beginners class based on content and price point. I've taught a lot of people over the years and these books cover the basic techniques/fly styles, which you are teaching, and are very affordable on Amazon (whic...
by Squaretail
Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:41 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Mustad 3665A: looking for some
Replies: 4
Views: 1249

Re: Mustad 3665A: looking for some

I should have some somewhere, Mike. If you still need them send me your mailing address.
by Squaretail
Fri Aug 09, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Guild Vol 1 Mary Dette DVD
Replies: 26
Views: 6031

Re: Guild Vol 1 Mary Dette DVD

I for one would love to purchase a copy if they ever became availible again, FYI.
by Squaretail
Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:20 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: A Catskill touch
Replies: 2
Views: 1172

Re: A Catskill touch

I don't know, Nik, I'm not sure that one's going to cut it... Looks a little shakey to me...
Seriously, very nice. You have a real knack for combing the old and the new perfectly.
by Squaretail
Mon May 13, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Turkey Feathers
Replies: 4
Views: 2193

Re: Turkey Feathers

The mottled oak wing quills are the most expensive to purchase and make great Muddler wings, hopper or golden stone wingcases. I'd nab those if you can.
by Squaretail
Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Yallerhammer
Replies: 16
Views: 4832

Re: Yallerhammer

The one time I tied it for someone fishing that area I used dyed partridge body feathers trimmed down. Probably not the best but it was acceptable.
by Squaretail
Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:30 am
Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
Topic: Black Bumblepuppy
Replies: 8
Views: 2747

Re: Black Bumblepuppy

Love it! Really nice job, what's the hook?
by Squaretail
Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:44 am
Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
Topic: Blacknose Dace
Replies: 28
Views: 7065

Re: Blacknose Dace

I don't know anyone else's reasoning on building larger heads but I intentionally do it to patterns I am going to paint eyes on as I want a more prominent eye. I can say I feel it helps push water ala a Muddler Minnows head and helps a fish hone in on it. The older tying threads/silks where larger i...
by Squaretail
Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:19 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Dette Waxed Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 6953

Re: Dette Waxed Thread

If/When you get it back up and running I'll take two each 6/0 and 8/0 in White, Joe. Thanks.