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by catskilljohn
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: Saturday opener
Replies: 10
Views: 347

Saturday opener

Saturday the 6th was my opener, while the rest of NY got an earlier start on Monday the 1st. It snowed on Friday night, about .75 of an inch of heavy ground cover. I made my way to the little creek I love early in the morning, and found the flows to be normal, not at all like last years opener. Not ...
by catskilljohn
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: Atherton Style Nymphs
Replies: 5
Views: 822

Re: Atherton Style Nymphs

Beautiful man, those goose shoulders really pop👍🏻 CJ
by catskilljohn
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Salmon Flies
Topic: Snowy Day.
Replies: 8
Views: 1092

Re: Snowy Day.

I think about Ralph a lot.....miss that guy. CJ
by catskilljohn
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
Topic: The SimiSeal Leech
Replies: 2
Views: 575

Re: The SimiSeal Leech

Wow, that brown is 💥💥 CJ
by catskilljohn
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: looking for a specific hook
Replies: 32
Views: 434

Re: looking for a specific hook

Looks like Tom has what you need Ted... I’m sure you could warm the eye area up and give it a tweak.

These threads sure take an interesting turn sometimes😂😂😂. CJ
by catskilljohn
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: looking for a specific hook
Replies: 32
Views: 434

Re: looking for a specific hook

I’ll look at my stash, but it’s not likely I have anything that long in a tinned finish. If you feel like working for it, pick out a suitable hook in bronze and drop it in a shallow cup of vinegar overnight. That will remove the finish and you can buff it shiny with a Brillo pad. You’ll have your ti...
by catskilljohn
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Herman Christian
Replies: 17
Views: 751

Re: Herman Christian

You need some Ed?

Tom, you told me of a “close to the vest” quill Gordon tyed with a body quill....Bustard?

Good stuff boys. And Ed if you are looking for some condor....😉. CJ
by catskilljohn
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: Atherton Style Nymphs
Replies: 5
Views: 822

Re: Atherton Style Nymphs

The question always asked is.....what did you use for the wingcase? 😂😂CJ
by catskilljohn
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Comparahatch contents question?
Replies: 7
Views: 607

Re: Comparahatch contents question?

Mine doesn’t include trico’s, but I have another spiral bound “instant mayfly identification guide” from them that does, published in 1983, 10 years later. That one does include trico’s

CJ
by catskilljohn
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Herman Christian
Replies: 17
Views: 751

Re: Herman Christian

Tom mentioned he finished the head with in black cellire.
Great fly Tom, I remember this from Harry’s book....
CJ