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by RLSmith
Sat Dec 31, 2016 7:52 am
Forum: Wets
Topic: Sparse Gay Hackle...or Waterhen Bloa
Replies: 10
Views: 1533

Re: Sparse Gay Hackle...or Waterhen Bloa

The history of the Waterhen Bloa, is a bit of a train journey, with numerous stops at different stations. But here goes! The pattern has undergone a few reincarnations over the passing centuries, one being a name change from its original name of Dark Bloo or Bloa, to Waterhen Blo. This name change t...
by RLSmith
Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:56 am
Forum: Wets
Topic: Sparse Gay Hackle...or Waterhen Bloa
Replies: 10
Views: 1533

Re: Sparse Gay Hackle...or Waterhen Bloa

Without wishing to be pedantic, the Waterhen Bloa was not created by Pritt. The pattern is found in many manuscripts and publications prior to the publication on Pritt's book.
Still a nice fly though :-)
by RLSmith
Mon Apr 27, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Wets
Topic: Soft Hackles
Replies: 11
Views: 3478

Re: Soft Hackles

Those spiders look veritable fish catchers to me, I would happily cast them on my Dales rivers.
Thanks of the kind words fishcane, glad you are enjoying the book.
Rob