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by David Roberts
Tue Jun 14, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Joe tying Catskill-Style Split Wood Duck Wings
Replies: 5
Views: 2141

Re: Joe tying Catskill-Style Split Wood Duck Wings

Joe,
Is that gadge available? I like to collect gadges.
David
by David Roberts
Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:58 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Duck quill wings
Replies: 3
Views: 1018

Duck quill wings

Good Morning all, I am working on the I.F.F.F. Silver award, and I haven't tyed duck quill wings in years. Does any one know of a good book, video, or something on this board to show the best quills, and how to find the sweet spot, ok I'm pushing my luck the best way to set them. Thanks in advance. ...
by David Roberts
Sun Apr 26, 2015 9:54 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: wing on ginger quill
Replies: 1
Views: 733

wing on ginger quill

I am working on the I.F.F.F.'s Fly Tying Groups Silver Award fly's and have a question about tradition on Mallard Duck quell wings. If you where doing a set of 3 patterns for presentation 94840 #12 how wide would they be. (by the way, the Ginger Quill is the first fly in the silver award)
David
by David Roberts
Sun Dec 21, 2014 2:40 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Yikes --- this ever happen to you?
Replies: 6
Views: 1465

Re: Yikes --- this ever happen to you?

There is a solvent sold for crazy glues and most hobby and hardware stores carry it. (I know because it took me twice before I started looking) OK I never was to bright.
David :oops:
by David Roberts
Sun Dec 21, 2014 2:35 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: HMH vises...
Replies: 7
Views: 1446

Re: HMH vises...

Call John Albright, and he will send you an adjusting collet with an allen set in it. I am the repair station for the West Coast.
David
by David Roberts
Fri Dec 12, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Tying the Founding Flies
Replies: 16
Views: 2129

Re: Tying the Founding Flies

Mike, are you coming to I.F.F.F. Fair in Bend Oregon this year, If so I will buy one there. But I am still going to order one from Joe Just cause.
David
by David Roberts
Thu Nov 13, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Vintage hooks
Replies: 5
Views: 1368

Re: Vintage hooks

I tie a good amount of my Steelhead fly's on older hooks, both fishing and for collector plates. Mustad 3399A in 2's, 4's, & 6'S, then Mustad 3582 doubles, 4's thru 10's (this was a standard hook for years on the Rogue River here in Oregon) if you ever had a client make a bad cast and hook you with ...
by David Roberts
Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Valla's streamer book
Replies: 8
Views: 1840

Re: Valla's streamer book

Mike,
Can't you get it back from them and give it to stackpole?
David
by David Roberts
Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:29 am
Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
Topic: Woolly Buggers???
Replies: 15
Views: 4054

Re: Woolly Buggers???

OK enough of being a wise guy. I have used a white Bugger with gold bead and red thread head and caught real nice Sea Run Cutthroat here on the Rogue. I used white hackle.
David
by David Roberts
Mon Oct 13, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
Topic: Woolly Buggers???
Replies: 15
Views: 4054

Re: Woolly Buggers???

I am appalled, I thought only low life Left Coasters would fish such an ugly fly :twisted: Eric can you believe this?
David