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by Eperous
Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Wets
Topic: Heare's Ear Plus Soft Hackles
Replies: 1
Views: 234

Re: Heare's Ear Plus Soft Hackles

Bob,

Nicely done, as always.... ;)

I favor/tie a Glassbead Hare's Ear soft-hackle...

Glassbead soft-hackle Hare's Ear, #12 Mustad 3399.JPG
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Ed
by Eperous
Tue Aug 24, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Wading sox recommendation?
Replies: 5
Views: 705

Re: Wading sox recommendation?

... I was able to order the Woolrich socks online from Wal-Mart for a very reasonable price. Have not seen them in the stores for years, where they were $6.99 a pair. I still have several pairs after twenty years. Wow, I try to stock on socks I like also, when I come across them... but rarely get m...
by Eperous
Tue Aug 24, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Summerfest?
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Summerfest?

... There was a nice gathering to drink a toast and make a cast for the late Dave Brandt, as many who knew him had not been to the Catskills since his passing. Tom Smithwick provided the Newcastle, Joan Wulff and others spoke about their memories of Dave, and most of us made a few casts with Bruce'...
by Eperous
Sun Aug 15, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Wading sox recommendation?
Replies: 5
Views: 705

Re: Wading sox recommendation?

While I can't comment on your foot/nerve damage, for more years than I care to remember I've worn Coolmax liner socks under my wading socks and these have served me well...

Just out of curious, why are you thinking about changing your approach?

Ed
by Eperous
Tue Jul 27, 2021 5:17 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Catskill heritage Fly Tiers gathering, Oct 9, 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1141

Re: Catskill heritage Fly Tiers gathering, Oct 9, 2021

walt wrote:
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:02 pm
... Do you have the sheet metal vise as well?
Yes and quarter bobbins, $5 Indian necks, etc., etc., etc... and numerous items I haven't used, tied with on DECADES... as a fly tyer, I never throw away anything as one never knows when it will be needed again... :roll: :oops: :o ;)
by Eperous
Sat Jul 24, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Lost my Fly Box to the Esopus Yesterday
Replies: 10
Views: 1101

Re: Lost my Fly Box to the Esopus Yesterday

tailwater wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:53 pm
I have to be honest and say no to having a phone on me while fishing.
Amen!!! ;)
by Eperous
Sat Jul 24, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Catskill heritage Fly Tiers gathering, Oct 9, 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1141

Re: Catskill heritage Fly Tiers gathering, Oct 9, 2021

... it's funny you started with a Noll kit in 1967. I started with the Noll kit in 1964. I started with mine in 1961; a Christmas present for a 13 year-old... I seem to recall my parents paid $4.99 for the kit, which I still have and several of the items it contained... Noll.jpg ... and still learn...
by Eperous
Sat Jul 24, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Catskill heritage Fly Tiers gathering, Oct 9, 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1141

Re: Catskill heritage Fly Tiers gathering, Oct 9, 2021

We focus solely on pre-1969 Catskill patterns, or patterns popular in Catskills during that time Sounds great--but I am curious, why 1969? What significance does this particular year have in distinguishing between 'before' and 'after?' bb I would have guessed 1969 cause that's the year Outdoor Life...
by Eperous
Thu Jul 15, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Lost my Fly Box to the Esopus Yesterday
Replies: 10
Views: 1101

Re: Lost my Fly Box to the Esopus Yesterday

Never a fly box, have lost prescription polaroid sunglasses, more than once, a neat hand-crafted trout net, and a prized wading staff... it hurts, but as often said, "... time heals all wounds"... :cry: :cry: ... ps, Esopus has been ripping and off color of late, probably not the best fishing condit...
by Eperous
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Boofest 2021
Replies: 8
Views: 2478

Re: Boofest 2021

Ronbo wrote:
Tue Mar 16, 2021 6:57 pm
It's that time of year again for the Boofest notification :D ... Looking at doing it on the weekend of June 12th...
So Ronbo, where are the pics and follow-up??? :?

We're all anxiously waiting... :D

Ed