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by Baldy
Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:50 am
Forum: Wets
Topic: Segmentation
Replies: 7
Views: 1614

Re: Segmentation

I've been trying this winter... WINTER!!!! :o :? Oh, I see you live in Canada, that explains it... :P Funny, the way the weather has been I didn't realize it isn't winter yet! Eric, I like your green drake emerger, I'll have to tie a few for my flybox. I prefer biot bodies as well, don't mind dubbe...
by Baldy
Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: Segmentation
Replies: 7
Views: 1614

Segmentation

I've been trying this winter to put some degree of segmentation to the body on soft hackle flies. I'm not certain if it is needed or how much is needed but I've been trying different ribbing and body materials, even considering contrasting thread colours. I think some segmented appearance is effecti...
by Baldy
Fri Nov 07, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: Soft Hackles
Replies: 11
Views: 3475

Re: Soft Hackles

Thanks for the feedback and comments. I am my own worst critic and always think of my ties as sloppy. I did check out the Flymph Forum, had a couple of PM's about it as well, and there is also a terrific amount of resource material and links there as well. I'll have to find enough time to read a lot...
by Baldy
Fri Nov 07, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: New, old book recommendations
Replies: 24
Views: 3875

Re: New, old book recommendations

A couple of my favorite books were written by Edward Ringwood Hewitt. Telling on the Trout, originally published in 1926, and A Trout and Salmon Fisherman for Seventy-Five Years, first published in 1948. I would really liked to have met and fished with the author. Hewitt studied and put to practice ...
by Baldy
Mon Nov 03, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: Soft Hackles
Replies: 11
Views: 3475

Soft Hackles

I've been a member only a short time and enjoy all the information here as well as the pictures of what others are tying. I'm fairly new to tying, 2 - 3 years only even though I've been fly fishing for about 40 years, and started tying and using soft hackle flies only this year. It becomes a bit of ...