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by dead drift
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Wally Wing spent mayfly
Replies: 7
Views: 1003

Re: Wally Wing spent mayfly

Had them twist with 7 and 8x especially with long tippet
by dead drift
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: The defing moments in american tying
Replies: 37
Views: 3302

Re: The defing moments in american tying

for those of you who don't know "Brooks" he is a fly tire sic
by dead drift
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: The defing moments in american tying
Replies: 37
Views: 3302

Re: The defing moments in american tying

I am glad the thread steered away from me and that "next great thing bullsht" i threw at you. BUT.... if you go to the Edison show this weekend you probably can get a look at the "Pony Express" if you go to "Brooks Gordon"s booth. Just be sure and tell him some idiot sent you
Regards dead drift
by dead drift
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: The defing moments in american tying
Replies: 37
Views: 3302

Re: The defing moments in american tying

i must apologize as i spelled defining wrong on the subject line and worse than that its not the right word anyway.in your opinions name your people, flies, techniques etc that you feel most importantly helped evolve the art of fly tying and/or set new standards in the last century in the USA. I did...
by dead drift
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: The defing moments in american tying
Replies: 37
Views: 3302

The defing moments in american tying

Hey everyone, I am a member with limited posts as i am confined to the use of a computer to but once in a while If the discussion of the above subject has been already been done then we can Shtcan it now as an example Gordon, Art Flick, Harry D and Elsie, Dave Brandt and all the boys and girls ,to a...
by dead drift
Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Crampons... for wading...
Replies: 12
Views: 1243

Re: Crampons... for wading...

Dan Baily aluminum barred, slip on rubbers were the ticket. Bought my first pair in the mid 70's.The only problem is when they wear down they are shot. The good thing is they make you an inch taller when new, but like real life you get shorter every time you wear them.
by dead drift
Sun Nov 02, 2014 5:32 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Topic for Ted P--- & everyone else: strike indicators
Replies: 30
Views: 3938

Re: Topic for Ted P--- & everyone else: strike indicators

Aerflo has a new one coming out this spring. It is basically a thingamabob but with a threaded short stem on top. The top of the stem is grooved. You put the leader in the groove and thread on the cap which is provided. The cap compresses the stem on the leader to keep it from slipping. It doesn't k...
by dead drift
Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:38 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Middle Mongaup River
Replies: 2
Views: 806

Re: Middle Mongaup River

Nothing to see there
by dead drift
Tue Sep 16, 2014 4:10 am
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: Strange Occurances
Replies: 6
Views: 1438

Re: Strange Occurances

This past Friday there were spawning Redfish in the Hudson River above the Newburgh/Beacon bridge and they were taken on white streamers in 6 to 10 feet of water. I have lived in southern NY State for 59 years and never have seen this. I was on the Main stem but a reputable guide called me to relay ...
by dead drift
Tue Aug 12, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Thanks to my fishing friends
Replies: 9
Views: 1897

Re: Thanks to my fishing friends

Glad to see you are anywhere but the Catskills. The fish and "sports" have finally stopped trembling. I will be out there in September with my wife and 23 of her non-fishing, non-funny relatives. We plan on setting up camp at your place but we will all have to use the bathroom in your camper. Are tr...