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by BarryI
Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: the Wild Turkey and Ray Smith
Replies: 7
Views: 2292

Re: the Wild Turkey and Ray Smith

After reading and looking at these beautiful flies that Ed tyed I got out my old issue of " The Art of Angling Journal" that had an article about Mr. Smith. I see that he tyed a lot of the "regular" wet fly patters, but did he use his own versions of these patterns with some variations. Also what is...
by BarryI
Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: Southern soft-hackle, the Mr. Rapidan Emerger
Replies: 3
Views: 2138

Re: Southern soft-hackle, the Mr. Rapidan Emerger

Ed, that is a great looking fly. I use a similar fly here on a tailwater in middle Tennessee. I will substitute the pheasant tail body with the brown hare's ear and add the mallard wingcase. Thanks, Barry.
by BarryI
Sun Jan 06, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: The dry flies of Art Flick
Replies: 37
Views: 7349

Re: The dry flies of Art Flick

John and Allen, I appreciate your reply but the quill that I've tried has no 2 color segment to it. I when with the instruction from Art Flick's book "Master Fly Tying Guide" by using the upper most feather on the cape. Either my older Metz Ginger dry fly hackle is not too good or maybe I'm should t...
by BarryI
Sun Jan 06, 2013 12:30 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: The dry flies of Art Flick
Replies: 37
Views: 7349

Re: The dry flies of Art Flick

Every time I get on this site I'm blown away with the quality of the fly tyers associated with it. I' ve been tying Catskill dry flies for quite a few years but have hot tried any of the variants as yet. After looking at John, Mike, and pictures of Art Flick's patterns, I 'm still not sure which fea...
by BarryI
Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Season of reflection
Replies: 10
Views: 1778

Re: Season of reflection

This is my first post on this forum and decided that I would tell all you guys how much I appreciate all the history, lore, and in-depth knowledge you guys know of your Catskills. So I guess what I'm reflecting this early winter is what I've learned from you on tying Catskill patterns that I want to...