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by hacklehead
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Tying the catskill dry
Replies: 5
Views: 1202

Re: Tying the catskill dry

A good history read is" The Fly-Fishers Craft" by Darrel Martin
by hacklehead
Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
Topic: Need a WB alewive pattern
Replies: 16
Views: 3060

Re: Need a WB alewive pattern

My go to alwive pattern on the WB is Dave Whitlock's sheep minnow.I tie mine in sizes 2# through 6#.The pattern is tied with Icelandic Sheep Wool.Very lifelike.Google the pattern and you'll get the basic idea.You can modify it however you see fit,the Sheep Wool is the main thing in the pattern.I've ...
by hacklehead
Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Beaverkill
Replies: 11
Views: 2193

Re: Beaverkill

Perfection!Welcome to SGM.
by hacklehead
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Who...
Replies: 16
Views: 1607

Re: Who...

Roscoe Vernon,better known as Gadabout Gaddis, "The Flying Fisherman".The episode of American Sportsman with Curt Gowdy and Lee Wulff in Labrador flyfishing for brook trout was a big help also.
by hacklehead
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Where do you get you're Hackle
Replies: 17
Views: 3726

Re: Where do you get you're Hackle

Charlie Collins raises some of the best.
by hacklehead
Mon Jan 02, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Hook Porn
Replies: 115
Views: 25696

Re: Hook Porn

We are so lucky to have such a rich and storied history reguarding our passion.Thanks for posting.
by hacklehead
Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:08 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Music
Replies: 20
Views: 4249

Re: Music

Classic Lynyrd Skynyrd
by hacklehead
Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Mature Woodduck Flank
Replies: 5
Views: 1089

Re: Mature Woodduck Flank

Mike,If you are interested in some mature woodie flank feathers you can PM me.I am an avid duck hunter and fly tyer and have plenty of select flank feathers from the past several duck seasons.They have even tips and are perfect for winging dries or wets.I'd be willing to trade you as many as you nee...
by hacklehead
Sat Jan 25, 2014 3:52 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Favorite Tyer
Replies: 39
Views: 8025

Re: Favorite Tyer

My first book on flytying was "Catskill Flytyer".So it goes without saying that Harry Darbee is my choice.When I started tying at the young age of 12,(1971)that book was like the Bible to me.Tight Lines. Val
by hacklehead
Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:47 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Why do you like this site?
Replies: 13
Views: 1743

Re: Why do you like this site?

I love everything about the Catskills.The rivers,the people ,the history,not to mention my annual trips fishing the Beaverkill,the Willow,East and West branches of the Deleware.Most of all,stopping in at Dette's Fly Shop and chatting with Joe and Mary.Tight Lines.